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Power and energy: the Egyptian presidential election

If Sisi does not stabilize the energy and power sector, the Egyptian street’s patience will not last forever. The Egyptian presidential election takes place between May 26-28, having been extended by one day due to low voter turnout. Former Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is poised to win by a landslide against left-wing candidate Hamdeen Sabahi. Langendorf and Dargin talk about the Egyptian presidential election, the country’s energy crisis and its potential consequences.

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Egypt coup endangers its natural resources

By Antonio Sánchez-Gijón, via capitalmadrid | In little more than fifty years, Egypt has gone from being the country with almost absolute power to regulate the use of the Nile, to be forced to negotiate with all countries upstream.