October 18, 2021

Africa and the Pandora Papers

Africa and the Pandora Papers On 3rd October, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and its media partners began releasing a trove of leaked documents […]
June 14, 2021

Sanctions Round-Up: May 2021

Sanctions Round-Up: May 2021 Ethiopia & Eritrea On 23rd May, the United States’ Department of State introduced visa restrictions on any current or former Ethiopian or […]
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. […]
June 9, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: May 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: May 2020 South Sudan On 29th May, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) renewed the arms embargo and targeted sanctions imposed on South Sudan […]
April 30, 2020

Museveni’s Missteps Could be Costly 

Museveni’s Missteps Could be Costly Much like other countries in Africa, although Uganda seems to have been largely spared from some of the worst effects of […]
March 11, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: February 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: February 2020 ISIL/al-Qaida On 23rd February, United Nations Security Council’s (“UNSC”) ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee added the Islamic State West Africa Province […]
February 10, 2020

Gnassingbé Dynasty set to Continue

Gnassingbé Dynasty set to Continue On 22nd February 2020, Togo will go to the polls to select the country’s president for the next five years. Although […]
February 6, 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: January 2020

Sanctions Round-Up: January 2020 Mali – 7th January  The Council of the European Union and the United Kingdom’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) amended regulations […]
January 30, 2020

The Road to Peace in South Sudan

The Road to Peace in South Sudan Despite the signing of a deal in 2018 between President Salva Kiir and exiled opposition leader Riek Machar, peace in […]