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An Ethiopian Odyssey

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My former classmates’ names are in bold

A

Tiruwork Abebe 221
Theodros Abraham 58
Addis Ababa University 91, 156-157, 171
Endris Adulmegid 102, 105
Fisseha Adugna 67, 140
Agelgil Restaurant (Villa Verde Hotel) 15, 81-82
Akaki, Ethiopia 29
Aksum, Ethiopia 14
Al-Ahram 205
Albany, New York 180
Hanna Alemu 118
Alexandria, Washington 232
Zeyitu Aliye 106
Allesley Park, Coventry 30
Amnesty International 65, 123
General Aman Andom 198
Anglo-Ethiopian Society 94
Angola 195
Princess Anne 22, 57, 93
Ark of the Covenant 14
Eshetu Aredo, AGOHELD 113-115
Arlington National Cemetery, Washington 233
Armenian genocide 148, 243-244
Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen 89, 92, 245
Mary Asfaw Wossen 16, 18, 57, 84, 88-96, 121-125, 142
Sihin Asfaw Wossen 16, 18, 24
Marta Asrat 3, 80-81, 135-146, 220, 272
Mulugeta Kassa Asrate 59, 63-66, 73, 92, 96, 140, 190
Freghenet Asseged 224-226
Jack and Therese Atamian 144, 147-148, 183-184
Auschwitz, Poland 189

B

BBC Ground Force 66, 68, 82
BBC Woman’s Hour 68
BBC World Service 20, 197
Baghdad, Iraq 47-48
Band Aid 62, 68
Rim Banna 202
Tekahun Basha 192
Beirut, Lebanon 244
Benenden School, Kent 22, 93, 123
Hilary Benn, Secretary of State for International Development 142
John Bercow MP 142
Tadessa Beyene 119
Birkbeck College, London School of Economics 58
Prime Minister Tony Blair 49, 216
Miss Bouchard 16
Marcia Brewster 208, 253, 255-256
British Standards Institute 184
Michael Buerk 66, 98, 149, 204
Buckingham Advertiser 144
Trygve Bull 202

C

Cairo, Egypt 213
Cameroon 203
Chicago, USA 206, 213
Deepak Chopra 256-257
Cologne, Germany 141, 151-166
Cologne Cathedral 152, 164
Commission for Africa 68, 215-218
Coundon Court Comprehensive School, Coventry 171
Coventry Cathedral 41

D

DFID – Dept for International Development 58-59, 215
Kidist Dagnew 58-59, 63-64
Former President Frederik Willem de Klerk, South Africa 46
Saifou Debabe 154
Der Stern 159, 180
Yervant and Vartouhi Derentz 244
Derg 198, 200
Sileshi Demissie, GAMA 192-194
Deutsche Welthungerhilfe 158-159
General Tsige Dibou 234-236
Jonathan Dimbleby 149, 171, 197, 208, 210
Richard Dimbleby 171
Bernd Dreesmann 134, 141, 158-162

E

The Eden Project 190-192
Queen Elizabeth II 41, 95, 273
Dr. Einar Eriksen 85
Saint Josemaria Escriva, Opus Dei 259
Ethiopian Jews 170

F

Fedrelandsvennen, Kristiansand 55
Aberash Feleke 106-108
Celina Fernandes 17, 58, 156, 194
Azeb Fesseha 27, 182, 208, 251-253, 257-260
Fitche, Ethiopia 126-129
Freedom Park, Washington 228

G

Tsion Gad 257
Mahatma Gandhi 42
Gare St. Lazaire, Paris 174-175
GAMA - Gash Abera Molle Association 191-192
Colonel Workineh Gebeyehu 91,
Tirlaye Gebre Medhin 78, 130-137
Bob Geldof 63, 68, 211, 216
Guenet Leul Palace, Addis Ababa 91-92, 235
Bisrat Getahun 141
Sentayehu Getye Cherenete 128
Ghennet Girma 134, 140, 173-175, 177-182, 259
Hiruth Girma 81, 133-134, 160-161, 178-181, 259
Manna Girma 87, 178 181, 259
Abebech Gobena, AGOHELD 68, 111-121
Sumitra Goyal 17, 29, 58, 164
Granborough, Buckinghamshire 37
Grand Central Station, New York 253
Paul Gravem 83
Ground Zero, New York 260-263
Guenet Leul Palace, Addis Ababa 91-92, 235

H

Avak Hagopian 242-243, 263
Silva and Jack Hagopian 17, 143, 184, 238-250
Harer, Ethiopia 76, 155
George Harrison 41, 271
Colonel Mengistu Haile Mariam 81, 95, 161, 198, 200, 235, 258
Emperor Haile Selassie 14, 18, 73, 90-92, 156-157, 161, 198, 200
Jeremy Hammick 186
Penelope Heilman 17
Martin Hill, Amnesty International 123
Hiroshima, Japan 261
Thomas Hoeppner 159
Hollywood 249
Holmenkollen Hotel, Oslo 37
Holy Trinity Cathedral, Addis Ababa 19. 75
Howard Hughes 14

I

International Green Apple Awards 192
International Monetary Fund 207
Israel 41, 170, 263
Iraq 202

J

Jaffa, Israel 171
Jerusalem 35, 98, 170, 243, 263
Jerusalem Guest House, Lalibela 97-98
Jubilee Palace, Addis Ababa 15, 18, 131-134

K

KKV, Norway 202
Kempton Park High School, South Africa 30
Bobby Kennedy 42, 233-234
John F. Kennedy 24, 233-234
Koka Dam, Addis Ababa 27, 258
Korem, northern Ethiopia 204
Martin Luther King Jr. 42, 231
Phoebe Khalil 17, 58, 295, 212
Ramses Khalil 213
Kianda College, Nairobi 258
Kingna Lodge, Montagu, South Africa 46
Kristiansand, Norway 27, 55, 202-203

L

Lake Langano, Ethiopia 24
Lalibela, Ethiopia 97-100, 187
Tiringo Lemma 74-77
Dan Leon 210-211
Daniel Libeskind 261
Life Magazine 23-24
Lisbon, Portugal 185
Los Angeles, USA 238-250
Ken Livingstone 177
Richard Luce 123
Einar Lunde 149-150, 171, 196-200, 273

M

Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela 23, 46, 53-54, 150
St. Mary of Zion Church, Aksum 14
Janet Meek, Peace Corps 230
Meerhay Manor, Dorset 185-189
Elisabeth Mekonnen 207
Empress Menen 90
Mediterranean Kitchen, London 177
Kathy Miller 17, 48, 58, 230
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire 48
Munich, Germany 157
Alex Myers (now Dimson) 170

N

NRK – Norwegian Broadcasting Company 196
Nagasaki, Japan 261
Mary Nalbandian 142
Henri Nannen 159
Nazareth School for Girls 16-17, 30, 55, 78-81, 93, 134-136
Negelle Borena, Oromia, Ethiopia 235
New York,USA 251-264
Germame Neway 91-93, 235-236
Brigadier General Mengistu Neway 91-93, 235-236
Nobel Peace Prize 150
NORAD 84
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris 174

O

King Olav of Norway 84
Omo River, Ethiopia 26
Organisation for African Unity (now African Union) 15, 23, 197
Opus Dei 258, 273
Oslo, Norway 37, 55, 194-201
Our Lady, Queen of Heaven Church, Bayswater, London 219
Oxfam 159, 211

P

Palestine 40, 202
Helen Pankhurst 61, 73, 78, 214
Richard Pankhurst 78
Sylvia Pankhurst 19, 78, 214
Peace Corps 14, 230
Mardig & Seta Pogharian 244, 247-248

Q

Queen of Sheba 14

R

Radio Voice of the Gospel 197
Ras Amba Hotel, Addis Ababa 73
Lynn Reid Banks 188, 210
Restless Native, Penzance 194
Robe, SNNP Province, Ethiopia 105-106
Leslie Rodriguez, Peace Corps 230

S

St. Botolph’s Church, Aldgate, London 51
St. Joseph’s School, Addis Ababa 16, 183, 213, 226, 236
St. George’s Church, Lalibela 99, 247
St. Mary le Bow, London 261
St. Paul’s Chapel, New York 261-263
St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church. Buckingham 62
Fanaye Saifou 17, 58, 141, 151-157, 162-166
Sorious Samura 100
Rui Santos 194-195
School of Oriental and African Studies, London University 94
Dr. Scott-Brown 93
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London 42-43
Christeen Skinner 44-45
Odd Inge Skjaevesland 37, 55, 145, 196
Bishop Olav Skjevesland 37, 148, 202
Sofia, Bulgaria 133, 179, 259
King Solomon 14
Abune Berhaneyesus Souraphiel 85-87


T

Tadias 208
Asegedech Takele 154
Tesfaye Takle-Haimanot 154
Leikun Tefera 221, 224-226
Negash Tesfatsion 200
Sister Weynemariam Tesfaye 67, 78-81, 219
Patsy Thompson 187
Abba Bogale Tiruneh 67, 148, 163, 192-193, 219
Thom and Helene Toppstad 55, 83-84
Trans World Airlines (TWA) 14, 27
Transforming Violence 191
Atamenta Tsige 234-236
Etenesh Tsige 141, 228-229
Archbishop Desmond Tutu 69, 149, 263

U

Professor Edward Ullendorf 94
Per and Inger Ulleberg 145
United Arab Emirates 224
United Nations 182, 208, 253
United Nations Development Programme 208, 252

V

Van, Armenia (now part of eastern Turkey) 243
Venusberg, Germany 179
Voice of America 224, 232
Volgograd, Russia 226

W

WSPU – Women’s Social & Political Union 214
Terry Waite 54, 66
Sam Wanamaker 42-42, 189
Charmaine Warrior 191, 193-194
Washington DC, USA 205-207, 223-237
WaterAid 61, 66, 1010-110, 169, 208
Water Action 109
Dr. Shalva Weill 170
Myles Wickstead 67-68, 82, 212, 215-218
President Girma Wolde-Giorgis of Ethiopia 81, 132-134, 160
Wolle Dagna, Ethiopia 101
Takele Wolde-Hawariat 154
Worldaware Business Awards 67, 86, 111
World Bank 207
World Social Forum 175
Crown Princess Medfrish Worq 89, 245
Getahum Wolde-Semayat 120

Y

Yekatit 12 Hospital, Addis Ababa 83-85
Salome Yilma 257, 263

Z

Meles Zenawi 123, 216
Seifu Zewdu 94
Zimbabwe 81, 200

 

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