News

Uber, Careem Ride-Hailing Services Might be Banned in Egypt

Uber, Careem Ride-Hailing Services Might be Banned in Egypt

Egypt’s administrative court has ordered the Egyptian government to ban Uber, Careem ride-hailing services following a lawsuit filed by Taxi drivers claiming that these services violate Egypt’s traffic law.

It is not yet clear whether the decision to be implemented immediately or not. The decision can still be appealed Egypt’s High Administrative Court.

Many Egyptians depend on both services as a comfortable and safe way to go around the city. In addition, many consider a source of income.

Uber revealed that in 2016, about 30,000 drivers were using the service in Cairo as a source of income, making Cairo the fastest growing market for the application in the region.

Careem has released a statement on their Facebook page saying that they haven’t received any official notes to stop working; they confirm that they are still operating.

The story is still developing,

Saudi Women No Longer Have to Wear Long, Loose Black Outfits a.k.a. Abaya
The Attack on Egyptian Student Mariam Moustafa is not 'Racially Motivated': British Police

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

117,000 COVID-19 Cases in Egypt Say Estimates: Minister

Egyptian StreetsJune 1, 2020

Egypt Reports Highest Daily COVID-19 Increase For Fourth Consecutive Day

Egyptian StreetsMay 31, 2020

5 Egyptian Armed Forces Killed or Injured, 19 Terrorists Killed in North Sinai Operations

Egyptian StreetsMay 31, 2020

Police Investigation Confirms Menna Abdel Aziz’s Rape Allegations

Egyptian StreetsMay 30, 2020

Renowned Egyptian Actor Hassan Hosny Dies Aged 88

Egyptian StreetsMay 30, 2020

Egypt Reports Record Daily COVID-19 Death Toll, Cases Reach 22,082

Egyptian StreetsMay 29, 2020

Egypt Reports New Record 1,127 COVID-19 Cases, Toll Reaches 20,793

Egyptian StreetsMay 28, 2020

‘Enemies of the State Questioning Our Efforts’: Egypt’s President Sisi Calls for Unity

Egyptian StreetsMay 28, 2020