In Rwanda, Finding Echoes of Germany

I MOVED to Nairobi last year for a challenge and to try something new. I thought that reporting from all over East Africa would be nothing like my previous assignment covering Central Europe from Berlin and I was excited to leave behind the stolid German Finance Ministry and embark on bumpy jeep rides through lush jungles and desert dunes. If I’m being honest, I also needed to get away from Germany for a while. More to the point, I needed a little distance from the Holocaust. For half a decade I had…

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