Update 2021-07-12 (3): On Monday morning (12 July, local time), a shopping center in Pietermaritzburg was set on fire by protesters. There are reports of gunfire and explosions from several towns in KwaZulu-Natal.
Update 2021-07-12 (2): Taxi services are also not to be offered in KwaZulu-Natal on Monday (12 July). The N3 remains closed to traffic. There will also be restrictions on public transport.
Update 2021-07-12 (1): There was also rioting and looting in the Durban area, which is why stores in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal are to remain closed on Monday (12 July). In addition, at least one person is reported to have been killed in connection with the protests, but details are not yet known.