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Demonstration Alert: Pretoria (South Africa), Planned Demonstration on October 10

Location: U.S. Embassy Pretoria

Event:  The Patriot For Minorities group is planning to demonstrate outside the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M.  Up to 50 demonstrators are expected to gather at the corner of Pretorius and Orient Streets.  Embassy staff have been advised to avoid the Embassy visitors parking area situated at that corner.  Disruptions to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic are likely in the vicinity of the protest.

 

 Actions to Take:

·        Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.

·        Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

·        Monitor local media for updates.

·        Keep a low profile.

Assistance:

·        United States Embassy to the Republic of South Africa
(Note: The Embassy does not provide consular services)
877 Pretorius Street
Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: 012-431-4000 (outside South Africa: +27-12-431-4000)
https://za.usembassy.gov/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/USEmbassySA/

 

·        United States Consulate General, Johannesburg
(Covering Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, and Free State provinces)
1 Sandton Drive (corner of Rivonia and Sandton Drive)
Sandhurst, Johannesburg
ACSJohannesburg@state.gov
Tel: 011-290-3000 (outside South Africa: +27-11-290-3000)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1684 (outside South Africa: +27-79-111-1684)
https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/johannesburg/

 

·        United States Consulate General, Durban
(Covering KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Delta Towers, 31st floor
303 Dr. Pixley KaSeme Street
ConsularDurban@state.gov
Tel: 031-305-7600 (outside South Africa +27-31-305-7600)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1445 (outside South Africa +27-79-111-1445)
https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/durban/

 

·        United States Consulate General, Cape Town
(Covering Western Cape, Eastern Cape, and Northern Cape provinces)
2 Reddam Avenue
Tokai, Cape Town
ConsularCapeTown@state.gov
Tel: 021-702-7300 (outside South Africa: +27 21-702-7300)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-0391 (outside South Africa: +27-79-111-0391)
https://za.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/capetown/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/USConsulateCT/

·        State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444

·        South Africa Country Information

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