South Africa

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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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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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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SOUTH AFRICA – FREE STATE – WELKOM – PROTEST 2023/01/18 11:00

Protest expected by the African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) members today, 18 January 2023, from 13H00 at the Matjhabeng Municipality. The ANCYL members are expected to protest against a motion of no confidence against the Executive Mayor of Matjhabeng Municipality, Thanduxo Khalipha, filed by the Democratic Alliance (DA). Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes. Police will be deployed to monitor the area.

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SOUTH AFRICA – FREE STATE – BETHLEHEM – PROTEST 2023/01/18 11:00

Protest outside the Bethlehem Magistrate Court. The demonstrators are protesting against drugs and crime in the area. The demonstrators have blockaded the area. The demonstrators are expected to hand over a memorandum of demands. Motorists are advised to avoid the area and use alternative routes. Police are on the scene.

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