At least 80 opposition protesters have been arrested after two days of demonstration demanding the departure of President Faure Gnassingbe.

According to the Civil Service Minister Gilbert Bawara, the people were arrested Thursday night for “preparing to commit violent acts, vandalise shops”, AFP reports.

The arrests were made after the police dispersed the crowds with tear gas in the Be area of the capital Lome where tyres were burned and used as barricades.

The main opposition National Allia…
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