New regulations for Uber and Careem drivers in Egypt

Egypt's parliament has approved new draft laws for ride-hailing platforms such as Uber and Careem. One of the laws, which hasn't been well received by Uber and Careem drivers, states that ride-hailing apps drivers will be required to have an identifying sticker on their cars at all times, failing which…

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Egypt's Uber and Careem ban has been reversed

The verdict handed out during March 2018 to ban Uber and Careem in Egypt has been nullified and reversed by the northern Afrikan country's Urgent Affairs Court. The judgment by the Urgent Affairs Court was handed down on 7 April 2018. On 20 March 2018, Egypt's Admistrative Court delivered a…

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Uber will appeal a court decision to ban it in Egypt

A few days after Egypt's Administrative Court ruled in favour of taxi drivers to ban Uber and Careem, Uber has come out saying it intends to appeal the ban. The court handed down the ruling on 20 March 2018 and stated that it is effective with immediate effect. Egypt's Administrative…

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Tigo Tanzania has zero-rated Uber for its subscribers

In an announcement that is likely to catch the attention of those who are concerned about Net Neutrality, Tigo Tanzania has said that it will now allow all its subscribers to use the Uber app for free without any data charges. Although this defies net neutrality in that it will…

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