The West Nile Region comprises of 9 unique districts with a diversity in history, people, and culture. Click the links to learn more about the individual districts.
West Nile is fast becoming a tourist destination in East Africa, offering visitors a myriad of exploration and relaxation sites.
Every time I make a trip to Arua and like most people who travel to that part of the country, I stop over in Pakwach to enjoy some of the most delicious fish you will ever find.
ARUA.The 2019 edition of the great refugee run set for the 16th June is expected to attract more than 2000 participants from both the refugee and host communities, organizers have....
ARUA. The Catholic church of Arua has excommunicated over 400 Christians for allegedly not following the catholic doctrines.
ARUA. There were parallel radio announcements on two radio stations in Arua town calling parents and on the other hand, stopping them from attending St. Kizito orphanage....
ARUA. Since September 2016 when the Ofua zone III camp was opened to accommodate South Sudan refugees in Arua district, they relied on trucks to supply them with water.
ARUA. The sh21b European Union funded humanitarian assistance programme run by Oxfam and partners to South Sudan refugees in the West Nile region has come to an end.
ARUA. Paidha black angels FC avoided another defeat from Jinja side Bull FC on Tuesday afternoon but the result only adds to their poor run of results as time ticks fast towards the end of the season.
ARUA. Paidha Black angels settled for a barren draw with Soana cum Toro united FC at the Green light stadium in a game that lacked the final cutting age for both teams.
ARUA. The local leaders of Pakwach district have urged Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) officials to consider placing safety measures on Albert Nile to avoid imminent cases of water accidents.
ARUA. Ugandan first lady and the minister of education and sports Mrs Janet Kataha Museveni has made a passionate appeal to parents to perform their roles in promoting quality education in Ugandan schools.
Between 1950 and 1979 Pawor was a bustling transit market. It is situated 39km from Arua town and 29km from Pakwach along the Arua-Wadelai-Pakwach road, close to the shores of River Nile.
ARUA. Paidha Black Angels coach Mr Muhamad Kisekka has said fans should not expect improvements in the clubs’ fortunes until new players are added to the team.
ARUA. Paidha Black Angels FC put up a spirited fight to earn a two-all draw at Onduparaka’s Greenlight stadium in their first game of the second round against Ndejje University.
ARUA. Arua municipality mayor Al-hajji Issa Kato has said the new roads in the municipality have become extremely good that people are now using them for wedding pictures instead of traditionally known places like hotel gardens.
ARUA. The Uganda police force has confirmed that the place where three Uganda people’s defense forces (UPDF) soldiers were killed by a mob in Arua district had a history of robberies.
ARUA. The police force has made an appeal to the members of the general public to be alert and cooperate with the force in weeding out wrong elements during the festivities of Christmas and New Year.
ARUA. Police in Arua has arrested three suspected Boda Boda thieves from Okalimbe village, Driwala Parish in Pajulu sub-county, Arua district.
ARUA. The regional police commander (RPC) of South West Nile region, Mr Christopher Barugahare has cautioned the public against committing crimes during the festive...........
ARUA. Police in Bileafe sub-county, Arua district on Tuesday fired live bullets in the air to disperse rowdy youths from Ocodri trading centre who were protesting the postponement of the 56th Independence Day celebration in the sub-county.
ARUA. Officials of Arua hill division in Arua municipality have handed over a site to the contractor for construction of a multi-million maternity ward at Arua police health centre III premises.
ARUA. The police led by the traffic officers on Tuesday impounded 77 motorcycles and 60 vehicles in Arua town in what they said is aimed at ridding the road of accidents.
ARUA. The police in Arua district have preferred charges of treason and malicious damage to presidential convoy vehicle against independent candidate Kassiano Wadri, Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a Bobi Wine and 33 other people they were arrested with on Monday.
ARUA. Police in Arua have recovered two stolen cars destined for Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
ARUA. Traffic Police Officers have impounded over 100 motorcycles in an operation aimed at sweeping Arua town of illegal bikes.
ARUA. The regional police commander (RPC) for North Western region has urged passengers traveling in Lorries and other open vehicles to disembark and walk whenever they reach dangerous spots to minimize risks of an accident.
ARUA. A total of 202 Police officers across West Nile region were on Friday this week passed out after undergoing a two weeks training on public management skills at Mvara secondary school in Arua
ARUA.The campaigns to find a successor to the slain former Arua municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga has entered a heated but interesting phase as heavyweight politicians and political party officials from down country flock to Arua.
ARUA. Onduparaka FC head coach Mr Asaph Mwebaze rued their poor defending as the caterpillars suffered a two zero loss at the hands of KCCA at green light stadium in Arua.
ARUA. Poor dressing code is the single most factor fueling sexual harassment in higher institutions of learning in Uganda, a senior lecturer from the school of women and gender studies........
ARUA. On this typical chilly Monday morning common in Arua during the months of August to October, I embarked on this short trip to Arua tennis court; not sure of what to expect.
ARUA. Ms Felicia Ray (not real names) is 18-year old South Sudanese refugee in Ofua III cluster in Rhino Camp Settlement who attempted to kill herself in January this year.
NEBBI. The outgoing Bishop of Nebbi Catholic Diocese, Rt. Rev. Lino Sanctus Wanok has asked the Christians of Nebbi diocese not to worry about his transfer but instead urged them to pray for him.
ARUA. The office of the provost of Emmanuel Cathedral in Mvara has received a donation of a vehicle to support his pastoral activities.
ARUA. Presidents Yoweri Museveni has told Ugandans occupying wetland and forest areas to get out before they are forcefully removed from them.
ARUA. President Yoweri Museveni, the President of the Republic of Uganda has promised to start a fish farming project with the youths of West Nile region along the Nile valley.
ARUA. The Parish Priest of Logiri Catholic Parish, Fr. Richard Eneku has advised youths to desist from the aspect of love for sex, saying it leads them to destruction.
ARUA. The Parish Priest of Ocodri Catholic Parish, Fr Richard Buni has asked Christians to live in love and unity if they are to attain prosperity.
ARUA. The Christians of Arua have been asked to desist from abortion which is said to be a common practice in the area.
ARUA. Beneficiaries under the Development response to displacement impact projects (DRDIP) in Uriama sub county, Arua district have pledged to follow the project guidelines to ensure success of the World Bank funded project.
ARUA. Onduparaka football club had any hopes of silverware all but ended on Sunday after falling prey to the lowly Proline football club in Uganda cup round of 16.
ARUA. Mr Zoltan Kalman, the Hungarian permanent representative to the United Nations Food and Agriculture agencies says agriculture is extremely important in the district and Uganda.
ADJUMANI. A commercial house in Adjumani town was on Monday morning brought to ashes with property worth millions of shillings lost.
ARUA. Mothers in Arua have expressed happiness following the news of the proposed Maternity benefit under National Social Security Fund (NSSF).
ARUA. The headteacher of St Kizito primary school, Mr Kennedy Ati’buni, and School Management Committee (SMC) chairman, Msgr. Casto Adeti who is also the parish........
ARUA. School Management Committees (SMCs) and head teachers from refugee hosting communities of Uriama and Odupi Sub Counties have been trained......
ARUA. Alianda Community School in Aripezu village, Nicu Parish in Bileafe sub-county Arua district is struggling to educate about 400 pupils including 25 candidates due to inadequate.....
ARUA. Arua deputy Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Ms Alice Akello has blamed the current rampant state of unemployment in the country on the poor education system.
ARUA. David Dara, a refugee from Ofua III in Rhino camp settlement hails from a family of nine; they have to spend more than Shs5000 on firewood and charcoal if the family is to cook all their.....
ARUA. Anjelina Abuyu, 10, is a Primary 2 (P2) pupil and a resident of Omugo 4 village in Rhino Camp refugee settlement, Omugo sub-county in Arua district.Born to Mr Peter Ayan and.........
ARUA. Refugees and their host communities have cried out for immediate preventive measures over the threat of bush burning, charcoal production as the dry season.....
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