EU sanctions on Zimbabwe were first imposed in 2002, by Common Position 2002/145/CFSP, in relation to the escalation of violence and intimidation of political opponents and the harassment of the independent press. The sanctions comprised an arms embargo, as well as an asset freeze and travel ban on targeted people and entities. The current EU sanctions regime on Zimbabwe is imposed pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) No 314/2004 (as amended) and Council Decision 2011/101/CFSP (as amended), and likewise consists of an arms embargo and targeted asset freezes and travel bans.Subscribe for full access
The US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, has imposed a travel ban on Anselem Nhamo Sanyatwe, former Commander of the Zimbabwe National Army’s Presidential Guard Brigade and current Ambassador of Zimbabwe to Tanzania, under Section 7031(c) of the FY 2019 Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019. Mr Sanyatwe has been […]
The UK has published guidance relating to the following sanctions regimes: · ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida (United Nations Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: Guidance; · The Democratic Republic of Congo (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: Guidance; · The Counter-Terrorism (International Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: Guidance; and · Zimbabwe (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: Guidance. […]
The UK Government has published regulations under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 on Belarus and Zimbabwe, which will come into force if the UK leaves the European Union. Guidance here. · Belarus (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/600. Explanatory Memorandum. · Zimbabwe (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 SI 2019/604. Explanatory Memorandum.
The US has continued its sanctions on Zimbabwe for 1 year by extending the national emergency as declared in Executive Order (EO) 13288. The individuals designated under this Order, amended by Executive Order 13391 and Executive Order 13469, will continue to be subject to asset freezing measures. See White House Notice. With respect to Ukraine, […]
Today (19 February 2019), the EU extended its Zimbabwe sanctions for 1 year until 20 February 2020. The EU also removed 2 individuals from the sanctions list: Happyton Mabhuya Bonyongwe and Augustine Chihuri. Grace Mugabe’s grounds for designation were also updated. See Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/284 and Council Regulation (EU) 2019/278....