South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir reconstituted parliament on Monday night, paving the way for the formation of the Revitalized Transitional Legislative Assembly as stipulated in the 2018 peace agreement. On Wednesday, through a presidential decree read on state-run television, South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation, Kiir appointed 550 lawmakers from all parties who signed the revitalized peace accord. Parek Maduot, Director of Economic Development &Regional Integration, at the International Conference on the Great Lakes Regions joins CNBC Africa for more.
Get the best of CNBC Africa sent straight to your inbox with breaking business news, insights and updates from experts across the continent. Sign up here.