OFAC has added 3 people to its Democratic Republic of Congo sanctions list following “persistent corruption by senior officials within the DRC’s National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) and the former Kabila Government to obstruct and delay preparations for credible and inclusive elections,” pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13412, as amended by E.O. 13671. See Treasury Press Release.
The individuals: Corneille Yobeluo Nangaa (President of CENI); Norbert Basengezi Katintima (Vice President of CENI); and Marcellin Basengezi (high-level advisor at CENI). See OFAC Notice.
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