Presidents: Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Edgar Lungu (Zambia) and Salva Kiir (South Sudan) and a number of delegates from United Nations and the African...
Truth and accountability are high among the missing puzzle in efforts to stop the five-year brutality
The group also documented "systematic sexual violence", rape and gang-rape as well as abductions of women and girls
Hopes are high that the agreement, the details of which were not announced, will end the war which has cost the lives of tens of thousands of people.
Both President Salva Kiir and Dr Riek Machar are former rebel leaders who rose to power during Sudan's 1983-2005 civil war between north and south.
The signing ceremony is expected to be attended by the IGAD leaders
The rival groups have already agreed on a permanent ceasefire and withdrawing of their forces from civilian areas.
The latest agreement is part of renewed regional diplomatic efforts to end a conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people.
“The ad hoc committee exchanged views on how to more effectively enhance its support to and co-operation with IGAD in the ongoing efforts to resolve the...
"This day was expected by our people in South Sudan and it has now come," Kiir says after the signing of the agreement.
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