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Iron bar hit-men renew attacks on Gulu motorcyclists

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Boda boda riders in Gulu district have decried the renewed wave of insecurity orchestrated by motorcycle robbers. The assailants target riders with new motorbikes, especially at night.   The assailants have waged deadly attacks on motorists resulting into grievous injuries, deaths and loss of motorcycles. …

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Boda boda riders protest increased insecurity

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Boda boda motorcyclists have started a peaceful demonstration in Jinja municipality protesting the increase insecurity, which has claimed the lives of their colleagues. The Saturday morning protest stemmed from the death of Sadat Mulyowa, whose body was found lying in a pool of blood in …

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VIDEO: What happens to unclaimed impounded motorcycles?

VIDEO: What happens to unclaimed impounded motorcycles? Kampala, Uganda | VIDEOS NTV UGANDA | Traffic operations against bodaboda cyclists are common in Kampala, and these especially happen at traffic light junctions. However, many of the arrested riders never pick up their motorcycles, which end up taking up to five years …

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MPs renew debate on regulation of Boda Boda industry over murders

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Legislators have asked government to come up with regulations of the Boda boda business as a measure to curb the rampant murders of the riders. Several Boda boda riders have been brutally murdered across the country, with assailants targeting their motorbikes and money. …

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Leveraging Boda Boda platforms

Government can use their mobile sharing platforms to streamline transport industry COMMENT | REGEAN MUGUME | The Boda Boda business seems to be taking the Transport industry in the central business District of Kampala by storm with the introduction of new players like Taxify, Safe Boda, Uber and Mondo-ride among …

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Art that cares

`We have lost our capacity to empathise; to ask what if it were me’ Kampala, Uganda | DOMINIC MUWANGUZI | For his boda boda helmet project, artist Collin Sekajugo creatively decorates works motor-cycle rider helmets using textile collages or paintings in a campaign against road accidents. Kampala has narrow roads …

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Lira Municipal Council suspends payment of Boda Boda fees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lira Municipal has temporarily halted payment of annual registration fees by boda-boda operators. The suspension of payment of 30,000 shillings was authorized by the Mayor, Mike Ogwang Olwa. The decision stemmed from series of complaints filed by the cyclists who want the fees reduced to …

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I am not guilty, Kitatta tells Court Martial as he finally takes plea

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The patron of Boda-Boda 2010 Abdallah Kitatta has finally pleaded not guilty at the Makindye-based Court Martial to the offences of unlawful possession of military hardware plus five counts including the possession of military head gears and uniforms. He has now been transferred from Luzira and …

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