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Syrians Finding Refuge in Africa as War at Home Grinds

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As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana.

One imam from Aleppo, Abdul Ghani Bandenjki, first visited Ghana in 2006 after being invited to officiate at prayers during the Ramadan holy month. When fighting broke out in Syria five years later, Bandenjki decided to return to this West African nation more than 3,000 miles (4,825 kilometers) away.
 
Now the 42-year-old tutors Quranic students outside...

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