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Attacks on Ride-sharing Companies in South Africa
Since their introduction into South Africa over the last several years, Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) such as Uber and Taxify have been met…

Xenophobia and Insecurity in South Africa
A wave of anti-immigrant violence characterized by assaults, looting, and the burning of property in lower-income communities has swept through South…

Johannesburg Airport Crime
While serious incidents of criminality such as armed muggings or robberies sporadically occur in and around isolated public areas such as beaches and…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Message for U.S. Citizens: Durban (South Africa), Temporary Closure of Consulate
The U.S. Consulate in Durban would like to inform all U.S. citizens that the U.S. Consulate in Durban will be closed until further notice due to…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Pretoria (South Africa), National Strike on…
The U.S. Mission informs U.S. citizens in South Africa that the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) announced plans to embark upon a…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Pretoria (Johannesburg), Demonstrations September…
The U.S. Embassy in Pretoria would like to inform all U.S. citizens that taxi drivers are potentially planning demonstrations in several areas of…