Re-examining Rwanda and the Somali refugee experience

Book reviews: Michela Wrong’s Do Not Disturb; and Ty McCormick’s Beyond the Sand and Sea

Asad Hussein travelled to the US with a scholarship to study in Princeton University – the first person born in Dadaab refugee camp to do so. Photograph: Princeton University

Asad Hussein travelled to the US with a scholarship to study in Princeton University – the first person born in Dadaab refugee camp to do so. Photograph: Princeton University

Two new non-fiction books challenge international perceptions of well-known African stories.

Michela Wrong’s Do Not Disturb: The Story of a Political Murder and an African Regime Gone Bad, investigates the assassination of Patrick Karegeya, a former Rwandan intelligence chief.

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