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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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Motorcyclist commits suicide in Masaka traffic office

Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Tension is high in Masaka town after a boda boda motorcyclist decided to torch himself to death in the traffic office at Masaka central police station this morning. Hussein Walugembe, who has been operating at Buddu Shell fuel pump station reportedly doused his body …

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Boda boda cyclists demand meeting with Museveni over lockdown

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda cyclists in Kira municipality want to meet President Museveni over the continued lockdown. On Monday, President Museveni said restrictions on boda-bodas, schools, religious gatherings, hawkers, arcades, salons and curfew among others would continue as the country continues to ease the lockdown. …

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Boda boda cyclists in Jinja pin police over extortion

Jinja, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Boda Boda cyclists in Jinja district on Wednesday protested the alleged extortion by police officers during curfew hours.  The angry motorists parked their motorcycles in the middle of the different streets around Jinja central division before holding a meeting at the Kakindu stadium parking yard.  …

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Police warns boda boda operators against planned demo in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda| AFP |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Police has warned Boda boda riders threatening to demonstrate protesting government’s decision to maintain the partial suspension on their operations. Currently, Boda boda motorists are restricted to delivery services and transporting passengers under emergency circumstances. Early this week, President, Yoweri Museveni lifted the ban …

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