boda-boda


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boda-boda

(ˌbəʊdəˈbəʊdə)
(in East Africa) n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a bicycle taxi
2. the bicycle rider in charge of a boda-boda
[from English border border]
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Daily, irrespective of which road one uses, there is usually a fatal motor accident involving either commercial motorbike riders commonly referred to as boda-boda or impatient drivers trying to overtake the cars in front of them.
When he goes out for lunch the boda-boda drivers wave as usual and he dismisses them as usual.
The street is choked with traffic: cars, bicycles, and motorcycle-taxis called boda-boda.
The plan involves a group of thugs either on foot or boda-boda riders attacking and burning petrol stations and buildings in the city, especially business premises", the statement adds.
The meeting of the two police chiefs comes on the backdrop of the South Sudan Interior ministry issuing a directive in August banning foreigners from operating motorcycle taxis, commonly known as boda-boda.
He crosses over and turns right at the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation where boda-boda riders gather and a woman sits under a parasol with cigarettes and bags of sweets and newspapers laid out under pieces of glass to tempt office workers on their way home.
South Sudan's interior ministry issued an order in August banning foreigners from operating motorcycle taxis, commonly known as boda-boda.
Boda-boda mopeds flit in and out of the traffic, their female passengers riding side-saddle.
The measures come after the government of South Sudan issued an order banning foreigners from driving motorcycle taxis commonly known as boda-boda.
Some criminals riding on a boda-boda (motorcycle) stormed the residents of the two officers in Nyakuron West and open fire on them before fleeing," Mande told Sudan Tribune by phone Monday.
July 1, 2013 (JUBA) - Thousands of people travel each day in South Sudan's capital of Juba by boda-boda but accidents involving this popular bicycle taxi are on the rise, mostly due to a lack of understanding of traffic rules.