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In pictures: Egypt - signs of change
 
Inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia, Egyptians began taking to the streets to protest against poverty, rampant unemployment, government corruption and autocratic governance [Neil Brandt]
These were the first protests on such a large scale in Egypt since the 1970s [Neil Brandt]
After 18 days of protests, involving tens of thousands of people across Egypt, Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egyptian president [Shameela Seedat]
After Mubarak's resignation, power was handed over to the Egyptian army [Neil Brandt]
Many Egyptians returned to their homeland from abroad to join the protests [Neil Brandt]
Military leaders realised that cracks were starting to appear and that many soldiers sided with the protesters [Neil Brandt]
Some Egyptians say that the unexpected high of the triumph over the Mubarak regime has been followed by a crashing low [Neil Brandt]
Many Egyptians felt a sense of national purpose during the protests in January and February [Neil Brandt]
But the reality of trying to build a new society is much harder than expected [Francois Verster]
The old problems of poverty and unemployment have not gone away [Francois Verster]
Real improvements in the economy, crime prevention and genuine freedoms are important benchmarks for a future Egypt [Francois Verster]
In post-revolution Egypt many people are committed to playing their part in political life and in rebuilding their future [Neil Brandt]
Many young people believe that the January revolution should be seen as "only the beginning", and that depending on how things turn out, a second revolution may be in store [Shameela Seedat]
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