LRA Delegation to Peace Talks Faces Eviction from Juba Hotel Over Unpaid Bills
Citing over $100,000 in unpaid bills, the management of the Juba Bridge Hotel has threatened to evict the LRA delegation and support staff from the hotel. LRA delegates to the peace talks in Juba, South Sudan confirmed the eviction threat and called on the UN and international community to address the issue. According to previous agreements to facilitate the participation of the LRA in the peace talks, the UN humanitarian affairs office is tasked with paying for the accommodation of LRA delegates, support staff and cessation of hostilities monitoring team members in Juba. The UN launched the Juba Initiative Fund last year to help pay such costs, but the LRA has expressed discontent in the past with the disbursement of the funds. Read more at The Monitor .