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21 Feb 2020 | 03:40 PM UTC

South Africa: Demonstration planned in Pretoria February 24

Demonstration planned outside US Embassy in Pretoria February 24; heightened security presence expected



According to US diplomatic sources, a demonstration is set to take place outside of the US Embassy in Pretoria on Monday, February 24. Participants will gather outside the embassy from 12:00 to 14:00 (local time) on Monday. Local authorities do not anticipate any road closures in the area as a result of the demonstration.

A heightened security presence is expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.  


Individuals in Pretoria are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public gatherings and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.