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.
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YUMBE. Tree nursery bed business has become so lucrative for Mr Salim Andiga, a 71-year-old resident of Luzira village, Romogi sub-county in Yumbe district.
ADJUMANI. Adjumani district chief administrative officer (CAO) Mr Rogers Bwayo has confirmed that a fight ensued between the district councillor representing Itirikwa..................
ADJUMANI. Local leaders in Adjumani district have identified bush burning and the rampant cases of tree cutting as the major environmental challenges facing the district.
ADJUMANI. The Adjumani district chairman Mr James Leku has called upon the LCIII chairpersons of Pakele and Ukusijoni sub counties to step up surveillance and vigilance following a new wave of massive logging.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district forestry department officials impounds vehicles carrying forestry products and arrest those involved in the activities.
ADJUMANI. Brandishing bows and arrows, a notorious money extorting gang is the latest addition into the murky logs and charcoal business in Adjumani district.Their role is to collect forest rev...
KOBOKO. In a match up to the commemoration of the centenary of the Anglican Church in West Nile, the Archdeaconry of Koboko has lined up activities to mark the day.
NEBBI. Local leaders in Nebbi district have been called upon to encourage the communities to adopt alternative sources of energy if the district is to preserve its environment.
MOYO. The local residents of Goopi East village in Metu sub county Moyo district have impounded a truck loaded with logs of protected tree species.
MARACHA. The environmental hazard caused by Rokoze stone quarry site in Yagule village, Nyadri sub-county in Maracha has overwhelmed the district officials.
ARUA. The State Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Mario Obiga Kania, his wife, Ms Natalyn Etomaru, who is a commissioner at the Electoral Commission and the National Forestry Authority.........
PAKWACH. Officials from the Ministry of Water and Environment have warned the community members of Pacego Parish in Panyango Sub County, Pakwach district against deforestation.
MOYO. In a bid to protect and conserve the environment, Moyo district local government has developed a ten-year district forest plan (DFP) with support from the United Nations..
NEBBI. In a bid to protect Shea nut trees, the district leaders have been urged to enact a by-law and ordnance to protect the endangered tree from extinction.
PAKWACH. At least 150 bags of charcoal impounded from illegal loggers in Pakwach district have been sold to the community to raise money for planting more trees in the district.
PAKWACH. District leaders and the Environment department are set to tighten grips on rampant misuse of wetlands that are at risk of extinction.
MOYO. The first deputy Prime Minister, Gen. Moses Ali has urged refugee implementing partners in West Nile region to consider conserving the environment as part of their programs in refugee hosting districts
MOYO. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has blamed the unpredictable rain pattern in West Nile on massive destruction of the environment by what he termed as ‘money minded’ people in the..
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. Refugees and their host communities have cried out for immediate preventive measures over the threat of bush burning, charcoal production as the dry season.....
ARUA. The residents of Osu and Hospital Cells in Arua Hill Division, Arua Municipality have called for tough action against people encroaching on gazetted wetlands in the area.
ADJUMANI. A district youth chairman of Adjumani district has made claims that a section of senior security officials are behind the continued logging of protected tree species and charcoal burning.
WEST NILE. Ms Zamzam Maturu (in her 30s) hails from Yapi village, Olua parish in Terego West constituency, Arua district. She often has to travel close to 10km to the border with Maracha........
Environmentalists had a sigh of relief when Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Asuman Mugenyi wrote to all police units directing them to work with local authorities in enforcing a ban on the cutting, transportation and sale of Afzelia Africana and Shea nut tree species.
YUMBE. There is growing public outcry over the poor management of garbage in Yumbe town council as heaps of garbage remains uncollected.