Location: U.S. Consulate General Johannesburg; 1 Sandton Drive; Sandhurst
Event: The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa is planning to demonstrate outside the U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg on Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 10 am until 2 pm. Up to 300 demonstrators are expected to gather at the corner of Sandton and Rivonia Drive. Disruptions to motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic are likely in the vicinity of the Consulate.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area of the demonstrations.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
- 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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