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SOUTH AFRICA – GAUTENG – JOHANNESBURG – ANNOUNCEMENT 2023/01/18 12:40

City Power Johannesburg and the Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) have arrived at the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg. City Power is expected to shut down the Nigerian Consulate’s electricity supply. This follows after the Consulate’s outstanding payment of R406 00 owed to City Power. Reports indicate the Consulate has closed both entrances preventing officials from entering the premises.

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KENYA – NAIROBI – NAIROBI – PROTEST 2023/01/18 12:30

Lawyers under the aegis of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) are expected to embark on a peaceful protest on Friday, 20 January 2023, aimed at demanding the Ministry of Lands expedite the implementation of recommendations to improve service delivery. This follows after the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning failed to resolve labour concerns which were presented at a joint meeting on 26 July 2022 held with the LSK and the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK). The lawyers have called on its members to participate in a peaceful protest march across the eight branches countrywide. Demonstrators are expected to gather at the Supreme Court Grounds from 10H00 and proceed to the City Hall Way in Nairobi and march through Kenyatta Avenue and Milimani Road towards the Ministry of Lands Offices at Ardhi House to deliver a memorandum of grievances. Members of the public are advised to remain vigilant for the planned protest. Police will be on the scene to monitor the situation.

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SOUTH AFRICA – MPUMALANGA – DIRKIESDORP – PROTEST 2023/01/18 12:30

Protest reported on the R543 between Wakkerstroom and Piet Retief in the vicinity of Mabola/ Dirkiesdorp. Community members have embarked on a protest from Tuesday, 17 January 2023, due to the lack of clean water. The demonstrators have barricaded the road with burning tyres and debris. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Police are on the scene.

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SOUTH AFRICA – FREE STATE – PARYS – PROTEST 2023/01/18 12:20

Protest reported outside the Parys Magistrate’s Court. Residents demand the release of the demonstrators that were arrested on Monday, 18 January 2023. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes. Police are on the scene.

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SOUTH AFRICA – KWAZULU-NATAL – BEREA – PROTEST 2023/01/18 12:10

Protest reported on Rick Turner Road near Bellair Road. Community members are protesting against service delivery-related issues in the area. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes. Authorities have been dispatched to the scene.

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NIGERIA – FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY – ABUJA – ANNOUNCEMENT 2023/01/18 12:00

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has cautioned the Police officers, particularly the Lagos State Command, who are planning to protest over their unpaid six-month salary arrears to cease their actions. This follows after the Officers of Nigeria Police Officers, Lagos State Command, announced plans to protest over non-payment of their arrears between January 2022 and June 2022 and threatened to embark on protest. General Baba stated that the unpaid salaries were due to the shortage of funds released by the Nigerian Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Baba further assured the officers that their unpaid salaries will be issued as soon as the funds is released by the Federal Government.

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REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO – KOUILOU – POINTE-NOIRE – ANNOUNCEMENT 2023/01/18 11:45

Congolese Refining (CORAF) has announced a temporary suspension of business activities for the duration of eight weeks for planned maintenance. In a statement released by the company, the maintenance is scheduled to comply with the law of the mines administration, requiring an overhaul of its production units every six years and performance testing on equipment. During the maintenance period, which is scheduled until 02 March 2023, the company plans to modernize the refinery to increase its refining capacity. In addition, the Director General of the National Petroleum Company of Congo (SNPC), Maixent Raoul Ominga, stated that CORAF obtains an annual production capacity of 1.2 million tonnes, providing up to 70% for refined petroleum products, which is intended to improve the demand during the temporary closure in order to meet the fuel supply for the Congolese petroleum sector.

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SOUTH AFRICA – KWAZULU-NATAL – QONDWENI – PROTEST 2023/01/18 11:20

Protest reported on the R22 in the vicinity of Hlulabantu Africa Evangelical Church. Reports indicate that the demonstrators have set vehicles alight. The reason for the protest is unknown at this stage. Motorists are advised to avoid the area. Police have been dispatched.

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