Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
27 févr. 2020 | 16h50 UTC

South Africa: Demonstration planned in Sandton (Guateng province) February 28 /update 2

South Africa Alerte de sécurité

Demonstration planned in Sandton (Guateng province) February 28; heightened security presence and localized disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 27/2/2020, 12h00 until 28/2/2020, 11h59 (Africa/Johannesburg). COUNTRY/REGION Sandton

Read all related news alert(s):


According to US diplomatic sources, a demonstration is set to take place in Sandton (Guateng province) on Friday, February 28, to protest Eskom's selective power cuts. The demonstration will take place from 09:00 to 15:00 (local time), as protesters march from Innesfree Park to Megawatt Park in Sunninghill. Roads including Katherine street, Grayston drive, Rivonia road, and Witkoppen road may be impacted by the march.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the demonstration. Clashes between security forces and protesters cannot be ruled out.


Residents in Sandton, Soweto, and other neighborhoods are accusing Eskom of unfairly shutting off electricity to poorer areas due to non-payment. The group is demanding that the utility company explain how it has calculated the debt owed by residents in Soweto.


Individuals in Sandton are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, allow additional time to travel, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Alertes reliées