Regional Bloc IGAD Urges South Sudan to Pay Out Peace Deal Funds

Regional bloc Inter-Governmental Authority on Development has asked South Sudan's President Salva Kiir to disburse the balance of the pledged $100 million to speed up the implementation of the peace agreement. IGAD, which brokered the peace agreement, convened a meeting in Addis Ababa on August 21, at which the country's peace process was discussed.

AllAfrica's reporting on peacebuilding is supported by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

President Salva Kiir, right, of South Sudan shakes hands with Riek Machar after concluding a peace deal to end the conflict in the country in September 2018.

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