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20 Feb 2020 | 01:00 PM UTC

South Africa: Protest planned in Cape Town February 21

Protest planned in Cape Town February 21; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected



According to US diplomatic authorities, a demonstration is scheduled to be held in Cape Town on Friday, February 21. Participants are expected to gather at the Westlake Township around 09:00 (local time) before marching toward Steenberg Road.

A heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.


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