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09 Apr 2019 | 09:41 AM UTC

Gabon: Further nationwide student protests likely

Gabon News Alert

Student demonstrations throughout the country on April 8 over the reform of the scolarship system; further protests likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/9/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/12/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Libreville). COUNTRY/REGION Gabon

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Event

Further nationwide student demonstrations are likely to take place in the coming days to denounce a suggested reform of the scolarship system. On Monday, April 8, students protested in Libreville, Franceville, Lambaréné, Makokou, MoandaPort-Gentil, and Oyem. In Port-Gentil, the security forces used tear gas to disperse the crowd. Increased security measures and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of any demonstration. 

Advice

Individuals present in Gabon are advised to monitor the situation and to avoid any related protests.

 

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