Demonstration Alert: Johannesburg (South Africa), Sandton Protest on May 31

Demonstration Alert - U. S. Consulate General Johannesburg, South Africa (May 31, 2019)

Location: Discovery Group Building; 1 Discovery Place; Sandhurst, Sandton

Event: The National Health Care Providers Association (NHCPA) is planning to demonstrate outside the Sandton Head Office of the Discovery Group on Friday, May 31, 2019, from 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. Demonstrators are expected to gather at George Lea Park at 9:00 A.M. and march up Sandton Drive towards Rivonia Road and Katherine Street. Disruptions to motor vehicle traffic are likely in the vicinity of the demonstration.

Actions to Take:

Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.

Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.

Monitor local media for updates.

Keep a low profile.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)