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World in Progress: Egyptians struggle to make ends meet

Electricity, water, meat – almost everything has become more expensive in Egypt. Prices skyrocketed after the government floated the Egyptian pound currency in 2016 and slashed subsidies to meet the terms of an emergency loan deal by the IMF. Since then the state's budget has stabilized a bit, but many Egyptians are still struggling to make ends meet.

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Author: Anne Allmeling