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Careem Gets Its First Female Driver in Saudi Arabia

The 43-year-old Careem’s ‘Captainah’ learned how to drive in her native Syria; Uber also has a plan to open “one-stop-shop” facilities dedicated to recruiting future female drivers, or “partners”, as the company calls them. May 17, 2018 (BE2C2) — Dubai-based Careem, the Middle East’s fastest expanding ride-hailing firm has hired Enaam Gazi Al-Aswad as its first female driver in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Enaam was selected from among around 3,000 women looking for employment with the company as the Kingdom prepares to allow women behind the wheel starting JuneRead More


Careem Admits to Data Breach, Affects 14 million Customers in Pakistan, MENA, Turkey

April 24, 2018 — A cyber-attack on Dubai-based ride sharing platform Careem has resulted in the theft of personal data of up to 14 million people in Pakistan, the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. The company said it detected the attack on January 14 but added that it has “no evidence of fraud or misuse related to the incident”. In a message to customers, Careem added: “It is our responsibility to be open and honest with you, and to reaffirm our commitment to protecting your privacy and data. WeRead More