Last Updated: June 9, 2024

Colonel Romboh


Colonel Rombot; Colonel Rambot; Colonel Rambo; Colonel Rombhot; Alfred Saragba; Alfred Ekatom; Alfred Yekatom Saragba; Alfred YEKATOM


Has controlled and commanded a large group of armed militia men.




['Bimbo, Ombella-Mpoko province, Central African Republic, ((previous location))' 'Mbaiki, Lobaye Province, Central African Republic, PHONE[+236 72 15 47 07 / +236 75 09 43 41]' 'The Hague, Netherlands, Kingdom of the, ((since his transfer to the International Criminal Court on 17 November 2018))']

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Alfred Yekatom was listed on 20 August 2015 pursuant to paragraph 11 of Resolution 2196 (2015) as ‘engaging in or providing support for acts that undermine the peace, stability or security of the CAR, including acts that threaten or violate transitional agreements, or that threaten or impede the political transition process, including a transition ...

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Alfred Yekatom, also known as Colonel Rombhot, is a militia leader of a faction of the anti-Balakas movement, known as the ‘anti-Balaka from the South’. He has held the rank of Chief Corporal in the Forces Armées Centrafricaines (FACA — Central African Republic armed forces). Yekatom has engaged in and provided support for acts that undermine the ...

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Restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Central African Republic



Target State

Central African Republic


Asset freeze and prohibition to make funds available, Prohibition to satisfy claims, Restrictions on admission

Sanctions Portfolio

- All assets of the listed persons and entities should be frozen. It is also prohibited to make any funds or assets directly or indirectly available to them; - It is prohibited to satisfy claims made by the persons listed in Council Regulation (EU) No 224/2014 in connection with any contract or transaction the performance of which has been affected...

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On 5 December 2013, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2127 (2013), which imposes an arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR). The EU implemented this decision on 23 December 2013. On 28 January 2014, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2134 (2014) imposing also targeted restrictive measures on persons or entities that...

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