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17 Jul 2019 | 08:14 AM UTC

South Africa: Transport disruptions reported amid ongoing protests in Johannesburg July 17

South Africa News Alert

Transportation disruptions reported on R558 highway amid protests in the Protea Glen suburb of Johannesburg July 17; heightened security measures possible over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/17/2019, 12:00 AM until 7/17/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Protea Glen


Demonstrations have been reported on the R558 highway located in the Protea Glen suburb of Johannesburg on Wednesday, July 17, to denounce basic service delivery issues. Local media reported that the highway is closed between Protea Glen Mall and the N12.

Residual disruptions, including transportation disruptions and congestion on alternative routes, are likely over the coming hours. Clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out. Further protests are possible in the area over the coming days.  


Individuals in Protea Glen are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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