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The attackers made off with some 500 goats after they shot and injured two shepherds in a field near the displaced camp.
The Ghana Police Service announced in a statement late on Monday that the suspects were detained after the discovery in the Odorkor area of Accra.
Demonstrators gathered on a street near the Sudanese presidential palace on Tuesday, chanting slogans against rising prices.
The case against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic was dismised due to lack of 'sufficient evidence'.
Of some 220 girls abducted from their school in Chibok, northern Nigeria in April 2014, more than 100 have since been released after mediation while a handful of others have escape
Mitiga airport, a former military airbase on the eastern outskirts of the capital, was evacuated when the clashes erupted and roads to the facility were closed.
A US senator who attended the gathering said the president used "vile, vulgar" language, including repeatedly using the word "shithole" when speaking about African countries.
Mugabe subsequently resigned after apparently striking a deal with the army and supporters of Mnangagwa who then succeeded him.
In 2015, the group took to the streets over a proposed expansion of the capital city which they feared would deprive them of their land.
Victor Gamedze was killed at a petrol station near Mbabane.
Madagascar's National Bureau for Risk and Catastrophe Management said 22 people are still missing while 161,000 others have been affected by the storms.
Angola's new president Joao Lourenco has fired the former president's daughter as part of his fight against corruption.
To achieve universal energy access by 2030, the UN says Senegal must double its electrification rate.
A new land administration system that responds to changed ownership patterns of Zimbabwe's agricultural land is needed if the country is to harness its farming potential.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticised for his response to the attacks, which security analysts assess could pose a bigger threat than Boko Haram.
A rebel movement in the area has blamed the massacre on a feud in the illegal teak logging industry, ending a period of relative calm in Casamance.
On Sunday, several hundred people took part in rallies in the capital Tunis, responding to calls to demonstrate from a powerful labour union and several political parties.
Zambia has now decided to relax regulations it imposed to curb the spread of cholera.
Liberia's ruling Unity Party has expelled the country's outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is accused by party leaders of meddling in last year's presidential elections
Gnassingbe has been in power since 2005 when he took over from his father, General Gnassingbe Eyadema, who himself ruled Togo for 38 years.
The North African country has been shaken by a wave of protests over poverty and unemployment during which hundreds were arrested before the unrest tapered off.
US President, Donald Trump has caused a storm with disparaging remarks about immigrants. However, this is not the first time Trump has offended Africa.
US President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out demanding to know why the US should accept citizens from what he called "s***hole countries".
President Donald Trump reportedly lashed out, demanding to know why the US should accept citizens from what he called sh**hole countries.
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