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Aid for starving Ethiopians in 1980's primarily went to buy guns

 In 1985, Aregawi told me, just 5% of $100m (£65m) they received went to the starving.

Even Bob Geldof, who is not usually reluctant to talk, turned me down.

It became clear that 25 years on, this was still a subject too sensitive to be discussed openly.