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05 Oct 2020 | 02:03 AM UTC

South Africa: Protests scheduled in Pretoria for October 5

South Africa News Alert

Protest scheduled in Pretoria for October 5; avoid all demonstrations

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/5/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Pretoria

Event

A protest march has been scheduled to take place on Monday, October 5, in Pretoria. The march has been organized by the Truckers Association of South Africa to demand improved regulatory oversight and operating licenses. Participants of the event are set to gather at approximately 09:00 (local time) at Old Putco Depot in Marabastad before marching to the Department of Transport.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are expected near any demonstration site, and clashes between protesters and security forces cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Individuals in Pretoria are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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