Motorbike taxis a source of insecurity in Burundi's capital

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Taxi moto, boda bodas are different names for motorbike taxis that are very popular in the east African region. These bikes are the preferred means of transport because they are cheap and can speed through traffic. But in Burundi these bikes are driven mainly by former rebels or fighters. They are also suspected of being behind many armed attacks in the capital. Authorities have tried to ban these bikes several times but with no success. Jocelyne Sambira has more.

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