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Gov’t to operationalise boda boda free zone in November

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The government has extended deadline for operationalization of the boda boda free zone in Kampala to November 1st. The boda boda free zone will run along the boundaries of Wampewo roundabout- Jinja road to Kitgum house junction – Access road – Mukwano road to …

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Boda Boda riders struggle to maintain SOPs on day one

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  A number of Boda boda riders are struggling to implement the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs.  Boda bodas resumed their operations this morning following the relaxation of the nationwide lockdown announced in March to contain the spread of the Covid19. Last week, President, Yoweri Museveni allowed Boda …

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Parliament directs transport ministry over Boda-Boda operations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed the Minister of Works and Transport to present a statement in regard to the plight of the Boda-Boda industry which continues to be under lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to Kadaga, a statement should be …

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Police impound hundreds of boda bodas in COVID-19 operation

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have impounded over 200 motorcycles and arrested their riders in Kampala Metropolitan areas for violating presidential directives stopping them from carrying passengers as part of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) preventive measures. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, says most of …

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Police orders fresh investigations into Masaka cyclist’s death

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Operations Uganda Police Edward Ochom has ordered for fresh investigations into the death of a Boda Boda Cyclist in Masaka. Hussein Walugembe, walked into a traffic office at Masaka Central Police Station on July 2 and doused himself with petrol claiming that …

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Cyclists challenge COVID-19 restrictions in court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A section of boda boda cyclists under the National Federation of Professional Cyclists Network have dragged the government to court over the continued restrictions imposed on their activities. The government has maintained restrictions against motorcyclists as one of the measures to control person to person …

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