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17 Nov 2020 | 06:10 AM UTC

Taxi drivers to protest in Pretoria (Gauteng province) on November 18

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Taxi drivers to protest in Pretoria (Gauteng province) on November 18; avoid all demonstrations as a precaution

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/17/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/18/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Pretoria

Event

South African taxi drivers will reportedly hold a protest in Pretoria (Gauteng province) on Wednesday, November 18, over the lack of financial support from the government during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Participants will gather outside the Department of Transport at 09:00 (local time) before marching to the residence of President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Further demonstrations over the issue are possible in the coming days and weeks.

Advice

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

 

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