Egypt's 40 million poor worse Empty homes beyond reach 1 day ago   02:25

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The shanty towns of Cairo are showing little interest in a presidential election scheduled to take place next month. Yet activists insist the new leader will have to take an interest in poverty.

Three years ago, among the main causes for the Arab Spring uprising here were demands for social justice.

Since then, conditions have got worse. The latest UN and national report in the matter says nearly half of all Egyptians live below the poverty line. That is defined as living on less than two eu...
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Comments 46 Comments

Corey Shipp
YOU SON OF A BITCHES SHOULDN'T HAVE INVADED THE TRUE EGYPTIANS.
Wael Mahmoud
Iam Egyptian boy and I want to clarify this Situation. The poverty in Egypt Has happened due to the last priesedent but naw the milatiry government had built a governmental houses for poor people
Henry HENRY
Thank you sissi ,
mad alamos
Poor but why They are making that much kids ????
KABOOM
why do these ppl have children
Jonas
hello everyone to judge Egypt from this state this country got natural resources enough to make it one of the richest countries in the wrold id you just google it. The problem there is no invsetment of those resources and all people there could work the hell out of the country and get rich.
World of Wisdom
Charity and family planning is the key to some of the problems in Africa
Mr Bullish AF
Buy crytocurrencies guys. Itll take yall outta this shithole.
Ana Rock
What jobb he can do? And the rest of the 40 milions?
Whom he thinks is gone cleen around? Start with your room first.
Ana Rock
They are well fed . If they don't work. They can cleen around a liten for the childrent to play.
Anthony London
A tinderbox situation. Illustrates pointlessness of removing Mubarak.
Peter-john De Jong
This is what living under islamic rule means
Neder ⵏⴻⴷⴻⵔ
Depopulation please
Montage Time
Is that kid smoking ? 1:44
E J
Notice how delusional Euro-centrists don't claim this Egypt...LMAO
ahmed Fathalla
now the new egyptain military government was built new house for this people in just one year and the hole place was empty of people now
Nati Taye
what?
Nati Taye
May be we Need to donate foods and drinks for them
mike mike y
poverty is the worse kind of violence!
vitaly bilovitsky
Hahahaha and you poverty striken asshollls claim superiority over israel!!
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Empty homes beyond reach Egypt's 40 million poor worse 1 day ago   02:03

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Social housing and affordable homes have become a pressing need in the Egyptian capital, as almost half of Cairo's population of about 20 million lives in settlements with poor infrastructure despite a flurry of vacant homes across the country.