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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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Kampala MPs oppose taxi, boda boda post-COVID guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of Parliament from Kampala district have criticized the proposed public transport guidelines to be implemented after the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. These accuse the Minister in Charge of Kampala Betty Amongi of coming up with the guidelines without the necessary consultations with city leaders …

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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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