Stringent IMF loan terms put Sisi in the hot seat

Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi.
Egyptian President Abdelfattah al-Sisi. © Florian Gaertner / DPA Picture-Alliance via AFP
The demands made by the International Monetary Fund in exchange for a $3bn loan have put the Egyptian leader in a tight spot. The reforms he has to carry out in return for the money will hurt the general population, the business community and the military. [...] (639 words)
Issue dated 25/01/2023 Reading time 3 minutes

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