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Jihadi violence in Burkina Faso has Ghana concerned

Conflict in Burkina Faso has displaced more than 2 million people, with many of them now fleeing south into Ghana as jihadi attacks continue. DW's Maxwell Suuk visited a camp hosting refugees from Burkina Faso close to the border.

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