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02 Sep 2020 | 05:25 PM UTC

South Africa: Nationwide anti-corruption protests scheduled for September 5

South Africa News Alert

Nationwide anti-corruption protests scheduled for September 5; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/2/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Cape Town, Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Event

Nationwide anti-corruption protests are scheduled to occur on Saturday, September 5. Participants will reportedly gather in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Port Elizabeth, as well as in other urban centers, to demand accountability from the government. The protests are expected to be well attended but are intended to be peaceful.  

A heightened security presence and localized travel disruptions should be anticipated in the vicinity of the demonstrations.   

Advice

Those in-country are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities. 

 

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