Gabon Is At A Standstill With President Bongo Away Ill, But His Mother-In-Law Has Saved His Job – For Now

The state basically recognised the president’s incapacity to continue holding office, while also refusing to follow the constitution. The Senate president would have assumed the position and called elections in 30-60 days.

While Others Ran High-Profile Campaigns, He And President Déby Lobbied Leaders Quietly For A Win: Who Really Is New AU Commission Chief Faki?

Faki was presented as a consensus candidate who was not as “unpredictable” as either Kenya’s Mohamed or Senegal’s Bathily on key issues facing the continental body