•General Brice Oligui Nguema Takes Over as Transitional President of Gabon after the Ousting of President Ali Bongo,
Meanwhile, long-serving African heads of state forcibly retire service chiefs
•Nigeria’s President Bola Ahmed Tinubu Engages Global Leaders on Niger Republic Crisis and Gabon’s Evolving Situation.
•The Burkinabe Transitional government authorises the deployment of troops to Niger to prepare for any military intervention.
•And, Russia Appeals to UN Security Council to End Autonomous Oversight of Mali Sanctions by 2024.