October 19, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: September 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: September 2020 Libya On 21st September, the Council of the European Union imposed sanctions on two individuals on the grounds of human rights abuses. […]
September 14, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: August 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: August 2020 Mali On 18th August, following months of anti-government protests, Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta was overthrown in a coup d’état. Both the […]
September 4, 2020

The Tightrope of Presidential Succession

The Tightrope of Presidential Succession On 14th August, an Angolan court sentenced former President José Eduardo dos Santos’s son – José Filomeno dos Santos – to […]
August 13, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: July 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: July 2020 Sudan On 15th July, the United States’ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took further action against designated Russian financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin […]
July 21, 2020

Turkish Dealings in Africa

Turkish Dealings in Africa When one thinks of Turkey and Africa what naturally springs to mind is the Turkish campaign to prop up the Government of […]
July 20, 2020

What Next for Africa?

What Next for Africa? Notes from the Managing Director’s Desk As for the rest of the world, 2020 has been a torrid year for Africa.  Africa […]
July 10, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: June 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: June 2020 Nigeria On 16th June, six Nigerian individuals – Richard Uzuh, Michael Olorunyomi, Alex Ogunshakin, Felix Okpoh, Nnamdi Benson and Abiola Kayode – […]
June 26, 2020

Can the UN Security Council Resolve the Nile Dispute?

Can the UN Security Council Resolve the Nile Dispute? On 19th June, after another breakdown in the nine-year long negotiations surrounding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam […]
May 7, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: April 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: April 2020 Central African Republic On 20th April, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Committee concerning the Central African Republic (CAR) added an individual […]