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Next Africa: No Quick End to Ethiopia’s Agony

An Ethiopian soldier.

An Ethiopian soldier.

Photographer: AMANUEL SILESHI/AFP

Welcome to Next Africa, a weekly newsletter on where the continent stands now — and where it’s going next.

While Ethiopia’s Tigrayan rebels may be within 200 miles of Addis Ababa, a storming of the capital and a reprise of their 1991 overthrow of the Derg regime looks unlikely.