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Egypt's economy: 'People are tired'

Egypt has raised energy prices by nearly 50%. It comes a day after floating the country's currency as part of austerity measures aimed at securing a $12bn IMF loan.

The government says it is needed for long-term economic growth, but the moves have caused heightened anxiety among ordinary people.

Here Egyptians explain how they are affected by the measures.

  • 05 Nov 2016
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