Egypt election: sole challenger to Sisi registers at last minute

As featured in The Guardian



'There are no serious challengers on the ballot to the sitting president – something that different parts of the state apparatus is unlikely to be very pleased about,' said HA Hellyer of the Royal United Services Institute, a thinktank. 'In this context, there is no contest – and that’s probably more down to a series of ad hoc, reactionary moves by different parts of the state, rather than a well thought out strategy.'