Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan formally close down their Sussex Royal charity: report

By Heather Cichowski, with files from Zachary Harper

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have closed down their Sussex Royal charity, according to multiple reports.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have put in the paperwork for the process. A source told BAZAAR.com that "paperwork has been filed with Companies House and the Charity Commission to formally close the charity [Sussex Royal] down."

The news comes after the Sussexes have signed with Harry Walker Agency, the agency that represents Oprah Winfrey, Barack and Michelle Obama and Hillary and Bill Clinton, on their speaking engagements.

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Harry and Meghan had been focusing on their non-profit, Archewell, however a report emerged in June that they were postponing launching it for the time being.

The Telegraph stated the couple do not plan to make any "public announcements" about the organization "for the foreseeable future" and will not engage in any "official Archewell projects until next year."

Harry and Meghan's final joint engagement as senior members of the Royal Family was at Commonwealth Day on March 9. Photo: © Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

"Sources said the couple were responding to current affairs, redirecting their efforts to the Black Lives Matter cause and the wider repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic," The Telegraph's story said.

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