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April 24, 2015: EU, HMT change DRC, Ivory Coast sanctions lists

On April 24th, Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) updated sanctions lists for both the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Ivory Coast. First, 19 individual listings were amended, following Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/614:

  1. BADEGE, ERIC
    DOB: –/–/1971. Nationality: Congolese Position: LT. Colonel Listed on: 23/01/2013Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12838


    2. BWAMBALE, FRANK, KAKOLELE
    a.k.a: (1) BLANC, Aigle (2) BWAMBALE, Frank, Kakorere (3) KAKORERE,
    Frank Nationality: Congolese Address: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo(as of June 2011). Position: FARDC General (without posting (as of June 2011) OtherInformation: Former RCD-ML leader. Left the CNDP in Jan 2008. Since 2010, he hasbe
    Frank Nationality: Congolese Address: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo(as of June 2011). Position: FARDC General (without posting (as of June 2011) OtherInformation: Former RCD-ML leader. Left the CNDP in Jan 2008. Since 2010, he hasbeen involved in activities apparently on behalf of the DRC government’s Programmede Stabilisation et Reconstruction des Zones Sortant des Conflits Armes (STAREC),including participation in a STAREC mission to Goma and Beni in March 2011. DRCauthorities arrested him in December 2013 in Beni, North Kivu Province. Listed on:02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 8732


    3. IYAMUREMYE, GASTON
    Title: Brigadier General DOB: –/–/1948. POB: (1) Musanze District, Northern Province,(2) Ruhengeri, Rwanda a.k.a: (1) BYIRINGIRO, Michel (2) RUMULI, Byiringiro, Victor (3) RUMURI, Victor Nationality: Rwandan Address: As of June 2011 based atKalonge North Kivu Province (as of December 2014). Position: FDLR President and 2ndVice-President of FDLR-FOCA Other Information: Core member of the FDLR militaryand political leadership. Ran Ignace Murwanashyaka’s (President of the FDLR) office inKibua, DRC until Dec 2009. Listed on: 03/12/2010 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID:11276


    4. KAINA, INNOCENT
    Title: Colonel POB: Bunagana, Rutshuru territory, Democratic Republic of the Congoa.k.a: INDIA QUEEN Address: Rwanda (as of late 2014). Position: Sectorcommander in the Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23) Other Information: Male. Listedon: 28/02/2013 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12830.


    5. KAKWAVU BUKANDE, JEROME
    Title: General POB: Goma a.k.a: (1) COMMANDANT JEROME (2) KAKWAVU,Jerome Nationality: Congolese Other Information: Former President of UCD/FAPC.Detained in Makala Prison in Kinshasa (as at June 2011). Convicted in November 2014 by the DRC military to 10 years in prison. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated:24/04/2015 Group ID: 8707


    6. KATANGA, GERMAIN
    Nationality: Congolese Position: FRPI chief Other Information: Appointed General inthe FARDC in Dec 2004. Handed over by the Government of the DRC to theInternational Criminal Court on 18 Oct 2007. Convicted in May 2014 by the ICC to 12years in prison. His trial began in November 2009. Currently in prison in theNetherlands. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 8735.

    7. LUBANGA, THOMAS
    POB: Ituri, DRC Nationality: Congolese Position: President of the UPC/L OtherInformation: Transferred to the ICC by the Congolese authorities on 17 Mar 2006. Hasappealed the court’s ruling. Convicted by the ICC in March 2012 and sentenced to 14years in prison. Currently in prison in the Netherlands. Listed on: 02/11/2005 LastUpdated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 8738


    8. MAKENGA, SULTANI
    Title: Colonel DOB: 25/12/1973. POB: Rutshuru, Democratic Republic of the Congoa.k.a: (1) MAKENGA, Emmanuel, Sultani (2) MAKENGA, Colonel, Sultani Nationality:Congolese Address: In Uganda as of late 2014. Position: Military leader of theMouvement du 23 Mars (M23) group operating in the Democratic Republic of theCongo Other Information: Male. Listed on: 28/02/2013 Last Updated: 24/04/2015Group ID: 12812.


    9. MANDRO, KHAWA, PANGA
    DOB: 20/08/1973. POB: Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo a.k.a: (1) KAHWA,Mandro, Panga (2) KARIM, Yves, Andoul (3) MANDRO, Kawa (4) MANDRO, Kawa,Panga (5) MANDRO, Yves, Khawa, Panga (6) PANGA, Kawa Nationality:
    Congolese Other Information: Ex-President of PUSIC, an armed group and militia. Alsoreferred to as Chief Kahwa and Kawa. As of June 2011 detained at Makala Centralprison. In August 2014, a DRC military court in Kisangani convicted him of war crimesand sentenced him to 9 years in prison. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated:24/04/2015 Group ID: 8708.


    10. MBARUSHIMANA, CALLIXTE
    DOB: 24/07/1963. POB: Ndusu/Ruhengeri, Northern Province, Rwanda Nationality:Rwandan Position: Executive Secretary of FDLR and Vice-President of the FDLR militaryhigh command until his arrest Other Information: Political/Military leader of a foreignarmed group operating in the DRC. Arrested in Paris on 3 Oct 2010 under ICC warrantfor war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by FDLR troops in the Kivus in2009 and transferred to The Hague on 25 Jan 2011 but released by the ICC in late2011. Listed on: 04/03/2009 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 10672.


    11. MUDACUMURA, SYLVESTRE
    a.k.a: (1) BERNARD, Mupenzi (2) MUDACUMURA, General (3) MUPENZI, GeneralMajor Nationality: Rwandan Address: Kikoma forest, near Bogoyi, Walikale, NorthKivu (as of June 2011), DRC. Position: FDLR-FOCA military commander, also political1st Vice-President and head of FOCA High Command Other Information: Also referredto as Radja. As of 2014, based at the FDLR’s headquarters in Nganga, North Kivu.Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 8714.



    12. MUJYAMBERE, LEOPOLD

    DOB: (1) –/–/1966. (2) 17/03/1962. POB: Kigali, Rwanda a.k.a: IBRAHIM, Frere,Petrus Nationality: Rwandan Address: Nyakaleke (south-east of Mwenga), South Kivu,DRC. Other Information: Also referred to as Musenyeri and Achille. As of late 2014,acting deputy commander of FDLR/FOCA, based in Nganga, North Kiva. Listed on:04/03/2009 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 10679.

    13. MUKULU, JAMIL

    DOB: (1) –/–/1965. (2) 01/01/1964. POB: Ntoke Village, Ntenjeru Sub County,Kayunga District, Uganda a.k.a: (1) ALIRABAKI, Steven (2) JUNJUAKA, Abdullah (3) KYAGULANYI, Alilabaki (4) KYAGULANYI, David (5) LUUMU, Nicolas (6) MUHAMMAD, Hussein (7) TALENGELANIMIRO, Musezi (8) TUTU, Mzee Nationality: Ugandan Position: Head/Commander of the Allied DemocraticForces Other Information: Also referred to as Professor Musharaf and Talengelanimiro.Whereabouts unknown as of late 2014, however, he is believed to be in North Kivu,DRC. Listed on: 09/01/2012 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12204.

    14. NGARUYE WA MYAMURO, BAUDOIN

    Title: Brigadier General DOB: (1) –/–/1978. (2) 01/04/1978. POB: (1) Bibwe (2)Lusamambo, Lubero territory, Democratic Republic of the Congo a.k.a: NGARUYE,Colonel, Baudoin Nationality: Congolese National Identification no: FARDC ID: 1-78-09-44621-80 Address: Rubavu/Mudende, Rwanda. Position: Military Leader of theMouvement du 23 Mars (M23) Other Information: Male. Entered the Republic ofRwanda on 16 March 2013. As of late 2014, living in Ngoma camp, Rwanda. Listed on:28/02/2013 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12828.

    15. NGUDJOLO, MATHIEU, CHUI

    a.k.a: NGUDJOLO, Cui Nationality: Congolese. Position: Chief of Staff OtherInformation: Former Chief of Staff of the FRPI. Arrested by MONUC in Bunia in Oct2003. Surrendered by the Government of the DRC to the International Criminal Courton 7 Feb 2008. After being released from custody, he was detained by Dutchauthorities, and has filed a claim for asylum in the Netherlands. The Prosecutionappealed the ICC’s decision, hearings were held in October 2014 and a decision ispending as of December 2014. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 GroupID: 8734.

    16. NJABU, FLORIBERT, NGABU

    a.k.a: (1) NDJABU, Floribert (2) NDJABU, Floribert, Ngabu (3) NGABU, Floribert,Njabu Nationality: Congolese Position: President of FNI Other Information: Underhouse arrest in Kinshasa since Mar 2005. Transferred to The Hague on 27 March 2011to testify in ICC trials. Applied for asylum in the Netherlands in May 2011. In October2012, a Dutch court denied his asylum claim, the case is currently on appeal. In July2014, he was deported from the Netherlands to DRC, where he was placed underarrest. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 8737.

    17. RUNIGA, JEAN-MARIE, LUGERERO

    DOB: (1) –/–/1960. (2) 09/09/1966. POB: Bukavu, DRC a.k.a: RUGERERO, Jean-Marie Address: Rubavu/Mudende, Rwanda. Position: President of the M23 OtherInformation: DOB is approximate. As of late 2014, residing in Rwanda. Listed on:23/01/2013 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12839.

    18. TAGANDA, BOSCO

    DOB: (1) –/–/1973. (2) –/–/1974. POB: Bigogwe, Rwanda a.k.a: (1) NTAGANDA,Bosco (2) NTAGENDA, Bosco (3) TAGANDA , General Nationality:

    Congolese Address: Goma (as of June 2011). Position: UPC/L military commander Other Information: Also referred to as Lydia, Terminator and Major.Formerly Chief of Staff in CNDP and became CNDP military commander since the arrestof Laurent NKUNDA in January 2009. He surrendered to ICC officials in Kigali on March22 and was transferred to The Hague, Netherlands. On 9 June 2014, ICC confirmed 13charges of war crimes and five charges of crimes against humanity against him; thetrial is scheduled to start on 2 June 2015. Listed on: 02/11/2005 Last Updated:24/04/2015 Group ID: 8736.

    19. ZIMURINDA, INNOCENT

    Title: Lieutenant-Colonel DOB: (1) 01/09/1972. (2) –/–/1975. (3) 16/03/1972. POB:(1) Ngungu, Masisi Territory, North Kivu Province (2) Masisi, Democratic Republic of theCongo a.k.a: ZIMULINDA, Innocent Nationality: Congolese Address: Masisi Territory,North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Position: Colonel in theFARDC Other Information: As of late 2014, residing in Ngoma camp, Rwanda. Listedon: 03/12/2010 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 11278.

as well as listings for 5 entities:

1. ADF

a.k.a: (1) ADF/NALU (2) Allied Democratic Forces (3) Forces Democratiques Alliees-Armee Nationale de Liberation de l’Ouganda Address: North Kivu Province,Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other Information: Created in 1995 and is locatedin the mountainous DRC-Uganda border area. As of December 2014, ADF was splitinto several small groups. Jamil Mukulu leads one group, which contain several ADFleaders, and is an unknown location, probably in North Kivu Provence. Seka Balukuleads the other main group, which operates in the forest northeast of Beni town inNorth Kivu Provence. ADF also has an extensive support network in DRC, Uganda,Rwanda, and possibly other countries. Listed on: 09/12/2014 Last Updated: 24/04/2015Group ID: 13189.

2. FORCES DEMOCRATIQUES DE LIBERATION DU RWANDA (FDLR)

a.k.a: (1) COMBATANT FORCE FOR THE LIBERATION OF RWANDA (2) FDLR (3) FOCA (4) FORCE COMBATTANTE ABACUNGUZI Address: North and South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Other Information: Email addresses Fdlr@fmx.de, fldrrse@yahoo.fr,fdlr@gmx.net, fdlrst@gmail.com, humura2020@gmail.com Listed on: 23/01/2013 LastUpdated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12840.

3. M23

a.k.a: MOUVEMENT DU 23 MARS Other Information: An armed group operating inthe DRC. Email: mouvementdu23mars1@gmail.com Listed on: 23/01/2013 LastUpdated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 12841.

4. MACHANGA LTD

Address: Plot 55A, Upper Kololo Terrace, Kampala, Uganda. Other Information: Goldexport company. Directors are Mr Rajendra Kumar Vaya and Mr Hirendra M Vaya.Listed on: 30/03/2007 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 9067.

5. UGANDA COMMERCIAL IMPEX (UCI) LTD

Address: (1) Plot 22, Kanjokya Street, Kamwoyka, Kampala Uganda. (2) PO Box22709, Kampala, Uganda. Other Information: Gold export company. Directors are J VLodhia, known as Chuni, and his sons Kunal J. Lodhia and Jitendra J. Lodhia. Tel. +25641 533 578/9. Listed on: 30/03/2007 Last Updated: 24/04/2015 Group ID: 9066.

Secondly, in response to Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/615, the following 2 persons were removed from the sanctions on Ivory Coast (aka Cote d’Ivoire):

  1. GOSSIO, Marcel
    DOB: 18/02/1951.
    POB: Adjame
    Passport Details: 08AA14345. Expiry date 6 Oct 2013
    Other Information: EU listing. Not UN. Subject of an international arrest warrant.
    Group ID: 11348.

  2. N’GUESSAN, Pascal, Affi
    DOB: 01/01/1953.
    POB: Bouadriko, Ivory Coast
    Passport Details: PD-AE 09DD00013
    Position: Chairman of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI)
    Other Information: UN listing.

    Group ID: 11289

and the following 6 listings were amended:

1. BLE GOUDE, Charles

DOB: 01/01/1972.


POB: (1) Guiberoua (Gagnoa) (2) Niagbrahio/Guiberoua (3) Guiberoua, Ivory Coast
a.k.a: (a)
DE KPO, Génie (b) ZADI, Gbape
Nationality: Ivorian Passport Details: (1) AE/088 DH 12 (Ivory Coast). Issued on 20 Dec 2002. Valid until
11 Dec 2005 (2) 04LE66241 (Ivory Coast). Issued on 10 Nov 2005. Valid until 9 Nov
2008 (3) 98LC39292 (Ivory Coast). Issued on 24 Nov 2000. Valid until 23 Nov
2003
Address: (1) c/o Hotel Ivoire, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. (2) Abidjan, Cocody (suburb),
Abidjan, Ivory Coast. (3) Yopougon Selmer, Bloc P 170, Ivory Coast (as at 2001).
Other Information: UN listing. Leader of COJEP (Young Patriots). Abidjan address
declared in travel document C2310421 (Switzerland) issued on 15 Nov 2005, valid
until 31 Dec 2005. Also referred to as General. and Genie De Kpo.


Group ID: 8824
.

2. DJUE, Eugene, N’goran, Kouadio
DOB: (1) 20/12/1969. (2) 01/01/1966.

POB:
Ivory Coast
Nationality: Ivorian

Passport Details: 04 LE 017521. Issued on 10 Feb 2005. Valid until 10 Feb 2008
Other Information: UN listing. Leader of the Union des Patriotes pour la Liberation
Totale de la Cote d’Ivoire (UPLTCI).
Group ID: 8825.

3. FOFIE, Martin, Kouakou
DOB: 01/01/1968.

POB: Bohi, Ivory Coast

Nationality: Ivorian

Passport Details: (1) Identity card 2096927 (Burkina Faso). Issued on 17 Mar 2005
(2) Nationality certificate CNB N.076 (Burkina Faso) (17 Feb 2003) (3) Identity card
970860100249 (Ivory Coast). Issued on 5 Aug 1997. Valid until 5 Aug 2007.

National identification No:
(a) 2096927, issued on 17.3.2005, issued in Burkina
Faso, (b) CNB N.076, issued on 17.2.2003, issued in Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso
Nationality Certificate), (c) 970860100249, issued on 5.8.1997, issued in Ivory
Coast
Other Information: UN listing. Chief Corporal New Force Commandant, Korhogo
Sector. Name of father is Yao Koffi Fofie. Name of mother is Ama Krouama
Kossonou.

Group ID: 8830.

4. GBAGBO, Laurent
DOB: 31/05/1945.

POB: Gagnoa, Ivory Coast

Nationality:
Ivorian
Position: Former president of the Ivory Coast
Other Information: UN listing.
Group ID: 11301.


5. GBAGBO, Simone
DOB: 20/06/1949.

POB: Moossou, Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast

Nationality:
Ivorian
Position: Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group of the Ivorian Popular Front
(FPI)

Other Information: UN listing.

Group ID: 11302.

6. TAGRO, Desire
DOB: 27/01/1959.

POB: Issia, Ivory Coast

Passport Details:
Passport No: AE 065FH08 PD-AE 065FH08
Nationality:
Ivorian
Position: Secretary-General in the so-called ‘presidency’ of Mr Gbagbo
Other Information: UN listing. Deceased on 12 April 2011 in Abidjan.
Group ID: 11306.

Links:

HMT Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/614

HMT Ivory Coast/Cote d’Ivoire Notice

Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/615

 

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