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IMF announces financing plan aimed at Sudan debt relief

The IMF executive board on Monday approved a financing plan "to cover its share of debt relief to Sudan," Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced. On Monday, Georgieva called the relief "a priority for the IMF." "I am encouraged by the support from our members and by their recognition of the progress Sudan has made on economic reforms," she said.

US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam, border tensions

The US envoy for the Horn of Africa arrived in Sudan Friday for talks on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam and rising tensions over a fertile border region, Sudanese state media reported. Tensions over the dam come amid souring relations between Sudan and Ethiopia over Al-Fashaqa, a fertile border region where Ethiopian farmers have long cultivated fertile land claimed by Sudan.