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18 Nov 2019 | 10:13 AM UTC

South Africa: Protest planned in Johannesburg November 18

South Africa News Alert

Protest to take place in Johannesburg November 18; heightened security measures and traffic disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/18/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Sandton


A protest march is set to take place in the Sandton area of Johannesburg on Monday, November 18, to demand economic empowerment in the area. Participants plan to gather at 13:30 (local time) at Alexandra Mall and march towards Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Roads including, Grayston Drive, Rautenbach, Katherine Street, West Street, and Maude Street are likely to be particularly affected. The protest is expected to end at 15:00 and be well attended.

Additional security forces have been deployed in the area. Significant traffic disruptions are likely in the coming hours.  


Individuals in the area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities, and seek alternative routes.


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