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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MARACHA. The victims of 1991 Ojapi primary school air raid by two antinov planes have started to realise some hope as the ministry of defense begins assessing the impact........
MARACHA. Maracha district officials on Friday received the primary leaving examinations (PLE) results with a lot of excitement after noticing that at least 60 pupils out of the 2, 377 candidates that sat for last year’s examinations passed in division one.
MARACHA. The ongoing construction of the Out Patient’s Department (OPD) block project at Ajikoro health centre II in Oleba sub-county has excited Maracha district leadership.
MARACHA. The Alikua pyramid in Maracha district, the only visible surviving legacy of the nineteenth century Belgian occupation of the West Nile region has been renovated.
MARACHA. An American nongovernmental organization (NGO) Peace Corps has agreed to support completion of fish hatchery unit at Green Valley farm in Oluvu sub-county, Maracha district.
MARACHA/ARUA. Participants in Arua and Maracha districts have endorsed the implementation of agriculture cluster development project (ACDP).
MARACHA. Authorities in Atratraka primary school in Oluvu sub-county have appealed to Maracha district local government to build more classrooms and deploy more teachers to manage the unprecedented enrollment this year.
MARACHA. Construction of the twin box Culvert Bridge on River Ayikuru along Oluvu-Andeni road is half-way complete.
MARACHA. The bishop of Madi and West Nile Diocese Rt Rev Collins Charles Andaku has denounced a rumor that the 2017synod passed a resolution that banned the use of natural flo.......
MARACHA. The bishop of Madi and West Nile diocese Rt Rev Charles Collins Andaku has urged fathers to give more time to families to play their role in shaping the moral behaviors of the family members.
MARACHA. Security meeting between Uganda and Congolese Authorities boosts cross-border trade between the two countries.
MARACHA. The elders of Tara sub-county in Maracha district have joined politicians in calling for peace to rein over the ongoing border clashes between the residents of the area and those from Lobule sub-county.....
MARACHA. The call for unity among politicians and technocrats in Maracha district dominated the handover ceremony of the chief administrative officer (CAO) at the district.........
MARACHA. Local leaders in Maracha district have resorted to sensitizing community members to change their mindset on unending life of linking every death to witchcraft.
ARUA/MARACHA. West Nile region’s maiden Cere festival, a celebration of culture, tradition and entertainment has received a boost with a number of partners on board to sponsor the event.
MARACHA. An abrupt change of briefing of Primary Living Examinations (PLE) officials in Maracha district paralyzed running of schools yesterday as teachers abandoned activities to catch up with the program held at Maracha primary school.
MARACHA. Religious leaders in Maracha district have appealed to their flock to pray and renew their faith through repentance and forgiveness during the holy week.
MARACHA. The administration of Chongqing International construction company (CICO) has agreed to adhere to recommendations of NEMA and the community to reclaim Rokoze stone quarry...
MARACHA. The Parish Priest of Kamaka parish Fr Geoffrey Edami has condemned the rampant acts of thieves who have specialised in stealing people’s properties in Oluvu Sub County.
MARACHA. The leaders of Maracha district have given two weeks ultimatum to the contractor building shs1.9bn Kololo public seed secondary school in Tara sub-county to fully resume work, lest they take action.
MARACHA. Maracha district chairperson, Mr Lawrence Adiga has failed to convince the district council for the second time on Tuesday to approve Ms Joyce Ezoru Penina...........................................................................................................................................................
MARACHA. Maracha district councilors have asked the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to set measures aimed at controlling the alleged misuse of the district road equipment.
MARACHA. Maracha district councillors have disagreed with the Ministry of education and sports over the choice of a seed secondary school to be established in the district.
MARACHA. The women living in the border sub-counties of Maracha district with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at a high risk of contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19) due to the looming water crisis in the district.
ARUA. A new parasitic witch weed that presents features similar to the invasive Japanese dodder also known as the cuscuta japonica is causing nuisance in farms in Arua and Maracha districts.
MARACHA. Locals in Maracha district are unhappy at the slow pace the construction of a maternity ward at Maracha health centre IV is taking.
MARACHA. The youth of Maracha district have been urged to desist from drug abuse and instead make use of the numerous government programs to improve on their lives.
MARACHA. The Maracha district internal security officer, Mr George Lagu Atibuni has appealed to the newly elected local council one (LCI) and LCII chairpersons in the district to strictly follow the guidelines......
A constant squawk of ducks startles to fill the home as stocky 52-year-old Zachariah Bashir wearing an Islamic cap stares in amazement.
MARACHA. An official from the Ministry of Education, Sports, Science and Technology has appealed to teachers implementing Early Grade Reading (EGR) program in Maracha district to be committed to their work so as to brighten the future of children.
MARACHA. It was all euphoria among communities of Maracha district as authorities commissioned multimillion borehole projects over the weekend.
MARACHA. Officials of Maracha district have commissioned the outpatients' department (OPD) block of their first public health centre IV.
MARACHA. A nutrition and food security project in its second year of implementation is steadily curbing malnutrition in Maracha district, officials have said.
MARACHA. The program coordinator for early grade reading (EGR) and reading to learn (RTL) programs in Uganda, Mr Wilber Wanyama has challenged primary school head teachers to consider
MARACHA. A sub-county health official of Oleba health centre III has appealed to locals to keep hygiene and avoid eating anything while in funerals and public events.
MARACHA. The administrators of Atratraka primary school in Oluvu sub-county, Maracha district are counting losses following a heavy storm that ravaged the area destroying the school property
MARACHA. The high cost of running co-curricular activities in schools is increasingly affecting the management of schools in Maracha district, officials have said.
When Ms. Brenda Adakuru lost her father in 2003, she was only 13 years old. She was forced to drop out of school before finishing P.7 due to lack of support.
MARACHA. An intervention by Infectious Disease Institute (IDI) to refurbish Maracha health centre IV laboratory is causing excitement among ordinary people in Maracha town council who want the health unit to be opened.
MARACHA. The AVSI foundation, an Italian nongovernmental organization working in Maracha district has introduced an initiative employing motorcycle riders
MARACHA. The residents of Atoro village have welcomed the establishment of a new police post at their trading centre along Uganda - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border in Oluvu.....
MARACHA. Road users along Arua-Rhino Camp road are appealing to Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) to set aside funds to cater for emergencies on roads.
MARACHA. Locals in Yivu Sub County, Maracha district have asked authorities to rescue them from a stream which turns violent whenever it rains.........................
MARACHA. The local community members surrounding Ojio concrete box culvert bridge in Kijomoro sub-county, Maracha district have resolved to start monitoring its construction...
MARACHA. Maracha district council has tasked ministry of health to review the effectiveness of the hepatitis B vaccines used for mass vaccination against the disease in West Nile region.
MARACHA. Locals of Robu village in Pabura parish, Maracha district have asked their district officials to fence off Rokoze quarry site where a Chinese construction company, CICO used to excavate stones for the construction of 92km Vurra-Arua-Oraba road.
MARACHA. ASIL, a fuel supplying company in West Nile region has entered into loss after 3, 000 litres of fuel poured on the road when their fuel tanker heading from Arua to Obongi overturned..
MARACHA. Parents in Lugbari primary school have appealed to Arua district local government to urgently intervene by building new classroom blocks, saying their children are learning in condemned buildings.
MARACHA. The ministry of agriculture, animal industry and fisheries (MAAIF) has approved funding for the construction of two factories for cassava value addition in Maracha district.
MARACHA. The bishop of Madi and West Nile diocese Rt. Rev Charles Collins Andaku has been hailed for promoting female clergy to higher positions in the diocese.
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