Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Libreville, Gabon

Location:  Libreville, Gabon

Event:   The U.S. Embassy in Libreville has received reports of demonstrations in several locations in Libreville, including in Rio, Acae, Mindoube, Awendje, and near PK 7 and 8.

There are currently messages circulating on social media calling for an additional demonstration on Monday, January 27, at 9:00 a.m. at the City of Democracy (Cité de Democratie) roundabout.

The Embassy has advised its employees to exercise caution and to consider only necessary trips to the areas near the City of Democracy roundabout and PK 7 and PK8 in Libreville as well as areas further east and south on National Route 1 (N1) as they have been historic areas of protest.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.


U.S. Embassy, Libreville, Gabon
+241 01 45 71 00

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Gabon Country Information:

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