Nothing. That’s what Angela Merkel is going to do when she ...

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Nothing. That’s what Angela Merkel is going to do when she retires

The German chancellor’s tenure comes to an end this month. Then she’ll see what comes up and may visit Africa

Arne Delfs

Outgoing German chancellor Angela Merkel knows what she’ll do after her 16-year-long chancellorship ends: nothing. 

The developed world’s longest-serving elected female leader said later, down the road, she may travel, perhaps to Africa. 

“I have decided for myself that, first of all, I will do nothing and just wait for what comes up,” Merkel said, responding to a question about her plans for the future at an event in Düsseldorf, where she shared a podium with Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie...

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