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Aussies play catch-up on terror, CAR, Yemen – plus make changes to autonomous Ukraine sanctions

Notice of Changes to the Consolidated List Autonomous Sanctions (Designated Persons and Entities and Declared Persons—Ukraine) Amendment (No. 1) Instrument 2021 Following registration of the Legislative Instruments made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, DFAT has updated the Consolidated List. The Instrument can be found at: Security Council Committee established […]

OFSI also removes 1 from CAR sanctions

Today, UK officials also (we just blogged about SECO’s removal here) removed: 1. BUREAU D’ACHAT DE DIAMANT EN CENTRAFRIQUE/KARDIAM a.k.a: (1) BADICA/KRDIAM (2) KARDIAM Address: (1) BP 333, Bangui, Central African Republic. (2) Antwerp, Belgium. Other Information: (UK Sanctions List Ref): CAF0001 (UN Ref): CFe.001. (Further Identifiying Information): Headed by […]

SECO removes one from CAR sanctions

Today, Swiss authorities removed: SSID: 300-31795 Name: Bureau d’achat de diamant en Centrafrique/KARDIAM Good quality a.k.a.: a) BADICA/KARDIAM b) KARDIAM Address: a) P.O.Box 333, Bangui, Central African Republic (Tel. +32 3 2310521; Fax. +32 3 2331839; email: (; website: ( b) Antwerp, Belgium Other information: Headed by Abdoul-Karim […]

UN, DFAT amend Central African Republic listing

As per changes made by the United Nations Central African Republic Sanctions Committee, Australian regulators have updated the following listing: CFi.014 Name: 1: BI SIDI 2: SOULEMAN 3: na 4: na Title: na Designation: President and self-proclaimed “general” of the Retour, Réclamation et Réhabilitation (3R) DOB: 20 Jul. 1962 POB: Bocaranga, Central African Republic Good quality a.k.a.: a) Sidiki b) “General” Sidiki c) Sidiki Abbas d) Souleymane Bi […]

EU adds, OFSI amends Bi Sidi Souleman CAR listing

In conjunction with the passage of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1194, UK regulators updated the following Central African Republic sanctions individual listing: SOULEMAN, Bi Sidi DOB: 20/07/1962. POB: Bocaranga, Central African Republic a.k.a: (1) ABBAS, Sidiki (2) BI SIDI, Souleymane (3) SIDIKI (4) SIDIKI, ‘General’ (5) SOULEMANE, Bi Sidi Nationality: […]

EU, OFSI amends 6 in CAR sanctions

Today, UK officials implemented the following changes to designations made under the Central African Republic sanctions program, through Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1171: 1. BOZIZE, Francois Yangouvonda Title: Professor DOB: (1) 14/10/1946. (2) 16/12/1948. POB: a) Mouila. Babon b) Izo, South Sudan (1) Mouila (2) Izo, (1) Gabon (2) South […]

Who is Bi Sidi Souleman?

BI SIDI SOULEMAN In accordance with paragraph 59(d) of resolution 2127 (2013), the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 (2013) concerning the Central African Republic makes accessible a narrative summary of reasons for the listing for individuals and entities included in the sanctions list. CFi.014 BI SIDI SOULEMAN […]