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Vol 51 No 2

Published 22nd January 2010


Congo-Kinshasa

Sanctions and the unsanctioned

Africa Confidential has obtained a copy of the 2007 and 2008 confidential lists which the United Nations Panel of Experts submitted to the UN Security Council for designation under the sanctions regime. Amongst those named in 2008 is Tribert Rujugiro, an advisor to Rwandan President Paul Kagame. General Laurent Nkunda's party stalwarts and fundraisers René Abandi (based in Italy) and Castro Mbera (based in Britain) are also named, as well as Colonel Innocent Gahizi, a military commander in the Conseil National pour la Défense du Peuple (CNDP) and go-between for Rujugiro and Nkunda.

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