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Vol 52 No 5

Published 4th March 2011


Egypt

The revolution continues

The resignation of Prime Minister Ahmed Shafik, 77, on 3 March is another victory for protestors. Former Transport Minister Essam Sharaf succeeds him and is forming the next cabinet. Sharaf, 59, has a PhD in civil engineering from the United States. More importantly politically, he is said to have joined the protestors against President Hosni Mubarak’s regime.

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