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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NEBBI. At least 14 huts were on Tuesday night torched after the mysterious death of a 23-year-old woman identified as Gloria Alirach, a resident of Mubiga village, Osi parish Parombo sub-county........
NEBBI. A teenage girl is currently stuck with twins after the man who fathered the babies abandoned her for another woman.
NEBBI. The police in Nebbi is holding a 30-year-old woman identified as Monira Waparwoth, a resident of Pubidhi Fundu cell, Thatha division in Nebbi municipality for allegedly assaulting and confining four children in her house for three days.
NEBBI. A 32-year-old man was on Tuesday hacked to death on allegations of bewitching a woman identified as Lillian Malonge.
NEBBI. Police in Nebbi is investigating circumstances under which a 52-year-old guard was murdered by unknown assailants at Goli resource centre in Nebbi sub-county on Tuesday night.
NEBBI. Police in Nebbi district is investigating a circumstance under which a 65 year old woman was on Friday night picked from her house and killed in a neighbour’s house.
NEBBI. Ms Baker Akello, 65, lost her sight three years ago after developing Cataract, an eye condition that commonly affects the eye lenses.
NEBBI. At least eight house units and property worth millions of shillings got burnt after the police barracks at Nebbi police station went up in flames early this morning.
NEBBI. The police in Nebbi have arrested a 44-year-old woman for allegedly defiling a 5-year-old boy.
NEBBI. The residents of Nebbi municipal council have raised concern over accumulated garbage in the main market which they say is causing health hazards for the business..
NEBBI. The Action Aid gender-based shelter branch in Nebbi is stuck with a 30-year-old woman who escaped from the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) captivity from the Central African Republic (CAR).
NEBBI. Despite it being a staple food in the West Nile region, majority of the populace have not embraced the growing of cassava extensively even though the demand has been increasing over the years.
NEBBI. All is set for the election of Member of Parliament, Mayor and councilors for Nebbi municipality. The residents go to polls on Friday.
NEBBI. The officials of Action Aid Uganda, Nebbi cluster have decried the level at which the Alur traditional Chiefs in Nebbi are violating the rights of women in the district.
NEBBI. The King of Alur, His Highness Phillip Olarker Rauni III has banned customary marriage (Keny) ceremonies and rituals until further notice following the increasing cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Uganda.
NEBBI. His Majesty Philip Olarker Rauni III, the king of Alur kingdom has called for peace and harmony among his chiefs saying infighting and disunity can only help to cast the kingdom in bad light.
NEBBI. The king of Alur kingdom, His Majesty Philip Olarker Rauni III has halted the installation of MTN telecommunication mast project at Got Nebbi hill in Nebbi municipality, Nebbi district over failure to abide by the kingdom’s guidelines.
NEBBI. The King of Alur kingdom has instituted a nine member committee to verify and establish authenticity and the number of Chiefs in the Kingdom.
NEBBI. The King of Alur Kingdom His Highness Phillip Olarker Rauni III has launched Ker Alur (Alur Kingdom) development savings and credit cooperative organization.............
NEBBI. Alur kingdom in partnership with Forum for Greater Nebbi is to launch a campaign code named “the greater Nebbi we want” in an effort to foster peace and reconciliation among its......
NEBBI. The King of Alur, His Majesty Phillip Olarker Rauni III has ordered the Kingdoms’ land board committee to investigate allegations of illegal land grabbing by some of his Chiefs in the kingdom.
NEBBI. The King of Alur, His Majesty Philip Olaker Rauni III has urged his people to support the Kingdom in an effort to preserve the cherished cultural heritage and identity.......
NEBBI. Alur kingdom chiefs have pledged to address key cultural practices that facilitate the spread of HIV/AIDS in the community.
NEBBI. Alur kingdom has launched a one year campaign to fight against child marriage code named ‘Kura Matira’.
NEBBI. Alur Kingdom, in the new strategic plan of 2020-2024 has set to implement a broad framework of cultural values commonly referred to as the Kura Matira.
NEBBI. Fifty students of Angal secondary school have been suspended following a strike last weekend that saw school properties, worth millions of shillings destroyed.
Alestes Baremose fish species commonly referred to as Angara in West Nile region is a delicacy among the Alur speaking people in Nebbi, Zombo and Pakwach districts.
NEBBI. The locals of Angule clan in Ndhew sub county, Nebbi district have been denied access to the land they have settled on for years after a dispute with the members of Acer community.
The Alur are the biggest Nilotic people in the West Nile region mostly concentrated in the districts of Nebbi, Zombo and Pakwach but also having a sizeable presence in Arua.
NEBBI. A Stanbic bank agent was on Saturday morning shot dead along Nebbi Paidha road by an unknown gunmen who were on a motorcycle.
NEBBI. The outgoing Bishop of Nebbi Catholic diocese has urged the clergy he is leaving behind to remain united and work together to lead the people of Nebbi to the promised land.
NEBBI. Rt. Rev. Sabino Ocan Odoki, the Bishop of Arua Catholic diocese has called upon youths to fight selfish inclinations so as to have a peaceful country.
NEBBI. Popular musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, also known as Bobi Wine has hinted at possible run for presidency, come 2021 general elections.
NEBBI. The Nebbi district deputy chief administration officer (ACAO) Ms Jesica Ongyertho has attributed the high dropout rate of the girl-child in primary schools to the poor attitude of male parents..
NEBBI.Community members of Akanyo trading center Kucwiny Sub County on Wednesday attacked sub county officials who had gone to arrest some of the members of Akanyo youth produce and selling group.
NEBBI. Nebbi district councillors have asked the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) to consider deleting the names of health workers who went for study leave without letters of approval from...
NEBBI. Nebbi district councillors have come out demanding for the district community social centre to be named after the former planner, Charles Orombi who died in 2010.
NEBBI. Arua High Court had issued an injunction blocking election of the Mayor of Nebbi Municipal Council.
NEBBI. The Chief magistrate’s court in Nebbi has dismissed an election petition in which the runners of last month’s Nebbi municipality parliamentary race sought for recount of the vote.
NEBBI. The Arua high court judge Justice Anthony Ojok Oyuka has nullified the election of Mr Suleiman Hashim as the Nebbi municipal Member of Parliament.
NEBBI. Nebbi district Covid-19 task force has rejected the controversial shs20 million from the Padyere county member of parliament Mr Joshua Anyarach.
NEBBI. The Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development in conjunction with the participatory ecological land use management (PELUM) has started registering customary land in.....
NEBBI. As Uringi secondary school celebrated 50 years of existence, its administrators used the day to appeal to the government of Uganda to renovate the dilapidated buildings which are posing a risk to the lives of students.
NEBBI. The Nebbi district chairman Mr Emanuel Orombi has told the district production department to go slow on promoting the growth of cashew nuts in the district.
NEBBI. The continued division among key Muslim leaders in Nebbi is affecting infrastructural development of the district, an official has said.
NEBBI. The community members of Gute village in Nyaravur sub-county, Nebbi district have attributed the increasing cases of early pregnancy on the laxity of local....
NEBBI. Elders of Agule and Acer with the help of officials from Alur kingdom have performed cultural rituals in what they claimed will help to cleanse the land of the two clans following the murder a member in a land dispute in May last year.
NEBBI. The electoral commission on Thursday released the road map for the by-election of Nebbi district chairperson and lower local government.
NEBBI. Local leaders in Nebbi district have been urged to equip farmers with the knowledge of managing agricultural projects.
NEBBI. The Nebbi district resident district commissioner (RDC) Mr Christopher Omara has asked parents to give their children early sex education.
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