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31 May 2019 | 11:05 AM UTC

South Africa: Ongoing protest in Johannesburg May 31

South Africa News Alert

Medical care personnel protest in Sandton (Johannesburg) May 31; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/31/2019, 12:00 AM until 6/3/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Sandton


National Health Care Professionals Association (NHCPA) members are holding a protest in the Sandton distrcit of Johannesburg as of Friday, May 31, to denounce alleged racism towards medical personnel. Protesters gathered at George Lea Park  at 09:00 (local time) before heading to Discovery Head Office. The protest is expected to last until 13:00.

Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are expected in the vicinity of all demonstration sites. 


Individuals in Johannesburg are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate transportation disruptions, and avoid all protests as a precaution.


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