On Saturday, March 30, the first round of combined legislative and senatorial elections are expected to take place from 07:00 to 18:00 (local time). Among the constituencies concerned are the provinces of Estuaire, Ngounié, Ogooue-Ivindo, and Ogooue-Lolo.
Tensions may run high and a heightened security presence may be expected both during and immediately after elections.
The elections taking place on March 30 concern the filling of eight seats that were invalidated during the legislative elections in October 2018. The second round of the combined elections is scheduled for April 20.
Individuals in Gabon are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to regulations issued by local authorities.
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