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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Ng'ang'a is said to have been assisted in committing the crime on Monday night by some unidentified people, one of them a bodaboda rider.
The most notorious culprits include bodaboda and matatu drivers.
In addition, respondents reported that the district health managers in collaboration with local government officials mobilized individuals in the informal sector like petty traders (Machinga) and motorcyclists (Bodaboda dealers).
The county's main economic activities include large-scale sugarcane farming, mixed farming, commercial businesses, and bodaboda transport (motorcycle taxi) business, among others.
The majority of participants also mentioned they often buy clean water from bodaboda (water vendors that use bicycles), albeit with significant financial implications:
A cross sectional retrospective study of bodaboda injuries at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda.
Gakwaya, "A bodaboda injuries a health problem and a burden of disease in Uganda: a tertiary hospital survey," East and Central African Journal of Surgery, vol.
Congolese supply second hand reconditioned vehicles and the notorious Senke Motorcycles used as Bodabodas. Most Ugandans were engaged in Bodaboda (taxi motorcycle) business before they were banned by the minister of interior two months ago.
The youths were headed to Rironi in Limuru, where they were bodaboda operators.
Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich raided the wallets of the poor Thursday in a capitalist budget that will, for a good measure, be funded by caterers, security guards, gamblers and bodaboda operators.
Those who were working in informal sector like petty traders (Machinga) and motorcycle drivers (Bodaboda) also formed hypothetical household of 10s and then joined CHF quite smoothly.
The order also banned the selling of vegetables and garage for motorcycles (Bodaboda) and bicycles from operating inside main market.