More than 900 people have applied to contest the first free presidential elections in post-Mubarak Egypt.
Outside the election commission office in Cairo, poor farmers in sandals and the traditional long *galabiyas* have stood in line alongside well-known suit-wearing politicians.
Last week, popular comedic singer Saad El-Sagheer, performer of such hits as I Love You Donkey, emerged from the office brandishing his official papers to file for the presidency. However, the fun and games abruptly ended...
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