Ahmed Mahmoud, 53, an Egyptian driver working for Uber Transportation Company in Egypt checks a map on his phone on February 23, 2016 in Cairo.
The use of the smartphone applications has taken off in Cairo, so much so that Uber says the Egyptian capital is one of its fastest growing markets. But not everyone is happy. Taxi drivers have been protesting against them for weeks as they lose more and more clients to the rival services. / AFP / KHALED DESOUKI / TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY TONY GAMAL (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)