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Boda boda riders excited on receiving impounded motorcycles back

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Boda boda riders in Kampala have expressed their excitement on receiving back their motorcycles that were impounded by police across the country. A few weeks ago, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had directed that motorcycles and bicycles should not move after 2 pm as a …

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Boda boda riders continue to defy ban on public transport

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Several boda boda riders around the country have continued to defy the ban on public transport, two days after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni announced it. On Wednesday evening the president issued an order suspending the use of public transport in order to reduce the …

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Boda boda riders protest brutal arrests

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the boda boda industry, Uganda have pleaded with parliament to intervene and stop the brutal police arrests. They were appearing before the Physical infrastructure Committee of parliament to present their views on the Traffics and Road safety bill 2019 alongside members of …

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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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