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Monday, 08 March 2010 19:51

Bob Geldof meets with local people during a visit to Korem, Ethiopia on Nov. 25, 2009, 25 years after his Band-aid single raised millions for famine relief there.LONDON -- Anti-poverty campaigner Bob Geldof on Sunday lashed out at a BBC report that claimed millions of pounds raised for famine relief in Ethiopia by Band Aid in 1985 were used by rebels to pay for weapons. "About Band Aid, not a single penny went to the armaments, not a pound, not a penny," the Irish rock star told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show.

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