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Wave of strikes sweep across Egypt

15 March 2014 Last updated at 23:26 GMT

A wave of strikes has been sweeping Egypt for over a month, bringing some sectors to a standstill.

The strike by about 38,000 public bus drivers forced authorities to use the army and the private sector to provide alternative services, costing the government over $100,000.

Doctors, steel and textile workers are among those who have also carried out industrial action.

Leana Hosea reports.

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