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New business out of Cairo's traffic congestion problem

5 October 2013 Last updated at 08:52 BST

The increasing problem of traffic congestion in Cairo has been seized by some as a business opportunity.

Curfews imposed by the interim government and disruptions to the rail network have made congestion worse.

However new business from mobile phone apps, to courier services and passenger boats on the River Nile are hoping to make a difference.

Simon Atkinson reports.