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South Sudanese leader Salva Kiir has sworn in a new vice president replacing his old rival Riek Machar, who is said to be in hiding. There are fears of fresh fighting with Machar loyalists scenting a conspiracy.
They left Ghana in search of a better life. Some got as far as Libya only to be forced to return. There are Ghanaian returnee migrants who are bitter at seeing their dreams shattered. Others are more pragmatic.
The bodies of 41 presumed migrants were found washed up on a Libyan beach on Sunday in another tragic reminder that a refugee crisis remains unresolved. DW talks to the UN's senior diplomat in Libya, Martin Kobler.
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