Falila Gbadamassi

President Hosni Mubarak and his family could own as much as 70 billion U.S. dollars in assets against a backdrop of millions of hardworking but poverty stricken Egyptians. The North African country’s official unemployment rate exceeds 9 per cent while a fifth of its 80 million population lives on less than a dollar a day. Underemployment and informal work in the country have remained among the highest in the world.

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South Sudan: Consensus at last?

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