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End of a political era for Germany's 'eternal' chancellor Angela Merkel

AFP, 05 Dec 2021
After sixteen years in power and with popularity ratings that many politicians can only dream of, Angela Merkel prepares to step down as chancellor, leaving a great void for Germany, the EU and the world despite a mixed record and legacy. Her successor, Social Democrat Olaf Scholz, will be sworn in by the Bundestag on Wednesday 8th December.

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