Video: Cairo's rich-poor divide

The rich eye dream homes near shanty towns where the poor live in squalor.

     

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    Egyptian capital of Cairo is the biggest city in the Arab world and Africa.

    Many of the city's 17 million people live below the poverty line trying to survive in satellite shanty towns while nearby, estate agents sell dream homes for the rich trying to escape Cairo's notorious pollution and traffic.

    Al Jazeera's Amr El Kakhy reports from Cairo on Egypt's deepening divide between rich and poor.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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