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20 Sep 2020 | 08:36 PM UTC

South Africa: Education and healthcare union to demonstrate in Pretoria on September 21

South Africa News Alert

Education and healthcare union to demonstrate in Pretoria on September 21; heightened security presence expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/20/2020, 12:00 AM until 9/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Pretoria

Event

A demonstration organized by the National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union (NEHAWU) is set to take place in Pretoria on Monday, September 21. Participants will gather at the union buildings from 10:00 (local time) to protest against perceived government inaction during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and to protect health workers and to provide back payment of salaries.

A heightened security presence is expected in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Advice

Individuals in Pretoria are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all public gatherings and demonstrations as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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