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Visit to the Ogaden: Excerpt from Chapter 1 Ticket to Addis Ababa

… Only the political correspondents were invited to the evening banquet in Menelik’s old Imperial Palace in Addis Ababa. Back at the hotel, I added my name to the list of journalists wanting to visit the famine belt, and next … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ON FRANKINCENSE TRAILS 2

    ‘ I entered a world unchanged since the frankincense trade,’ said Kate Humble, the engaging presenter, of the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia — to wit, the iconic tower in Riyadh owned by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal who … Continue reading

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