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Police explains the many private cars on the road

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many private vehicles hit the road in several parts of Kampala today, hours after the president’s announcement of the new lockdown measures banning private vehicles from moving took effect on Friday 2200 hours. On Friday, President Yoweri Museveni reinstated a full lockdown …

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Mob lynches unidentified woman for attempted motorcycle theft

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police are investigating circumstances under which a mob lynched an unidentified woman on accusations of attempting to steal a motorcycle from Derrick Mugabe, a boda boda rider in Namutumba town council on Tuesday morning. It is alleged that the deceased who was in the company …

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Boda Boda man lynched for stabbing Police Officer

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A Boda Boda cyclist in Katwe has been lynched for allegedly stabbing a police officer. Kampala Metropolitan Deputy Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire says that the unknown cyclist attacked and stabbed police constable Ismail Menjar, who was on duty enforcing the curfew on Friday evening. …

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RDC bans boda boda operations along Kayunga district boundaries

Kayunga, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kayunga Resident District Commissioner-RDC Elijah Madoi has banned boda boda stages located along the major entry points of the district borders as part of the restrictions on inter-district movements. RDC Madoi notes that the move is intended to prevent movement of people from other …

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Gen Katumba issues statement, thanks Boda Boda man

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Former Uganda Army commander Gen Katumba Wamala has issued a statement a day after he survived an assassination attempt, thanking a boda boda rider who forced him onto his bike to seek medical attention. (READ FULL STATMENT BOTTOM) VIDEO: I have survived. We have …

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Boda boda riders call for revival of trainings

Training will address the discipline of riders and also streamline the boda boda industry Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda riders in Kampala city are calling for the revival of trainings to professionalize the boda boda industry. The riders who are attending a training on safety by Safe Way Right …

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Three women find fortune in riding boda boda in Arua

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Female Boda boda ridders in Arua city are ripping big in the industry that is dominated by their male counterparts. There are three known female Boda boda riders in Arua city. One operates in Arua City central division; another is stationed at Odramacaku in Ayivu …

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Riders of Kenyan registered motorcycles desert Busia town over URA crackdown

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Over 1,000 boda-boda riders in Busia have deserted the business because of the ongoing operations by Uganda Revenue Authority-URA on Kenyan registered motorcycles. According to URA estimates, there are over 2,000 Kenyan registered motorcycles operating illegally in Busia district. The owners of the impounded Kenyan …

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