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Egypt elections: Economy key to presidential vote

Egyptians are preparing to head to the polls in their first free presidential election, 15 months after ousting Hosni Mubarak in the Arab Spring uprising.

The election pits Islamists against secularists, and revolutionaries against Mubarak-era ministers, but for many the biggest issue is tackling the widespread poverty in the country.

Wyre Davies reports.

  • 23 May 2012
  • From the section Africa
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