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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PAKWACH: Teams from Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) have said a permanent solution is in the offing to handle the threat of flooding at the oil road at Tangi gate near Pakwach Bridge.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district authorities are stuck with what to do with the Andibo dam project at Alwi Sub County after failing to know whether the project was completed on not.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district environment authorities and police have impounded and suspended the operations of three disco halls for failure to comply with the set operation guidelines.
PAKWACH. Three people have been reported dead and scores of others injured after a scuffle involving gun carrying personnel in UPDF uniforms and the local Alur population.
PAKWACH. The Bishop of Nebbi Catholic diocese Rt. Rev. Raphael p’Mony Wokorach has beseeched Christians to exhibit courage in their various vocations without which he says no vocation succeeds.
PAKWACH. 16 traders aboard a Fuso lorry with a registration number UAV 118S are feared dead in an accident that happened on Sunday morning, about 2km to Panyimur landing site.
PAKWACH. Electorates in Wadelai Sub County have tasked political leaders in Pakwach district to prioritize access to clean water in their 2021 general election manifesto.
PAKWACH. At least 30 locals from Jonam County in Pakwach district have been granted unconditional bail by Gulu High Court after spending two weeks in Gulu government prison.
PAKWACH. A 56 year old woman, a resident of Pokwero village, Panyango Sub County has been found dead after sustaining a gunshot injury by unknown assailants.
PAKWACH. Security operatives in Pakwach district have intensified the search for an illegal gun used for slaying a 60-year-old man.
PAKWACH. A mother and her one-and-a-half-year-old child have re-united 10 months after the toddler was abducted.
PAKWACH. Traders from Acholi sub region have suspended their weekly business trips to Panyimur market in Pakwach district for a week....................
PAKWACH. Action Aid Uganda, a non-governmental organization based in Nebbi district has imparted entrepreneurial skills to the youths of Pacego Parish, Panyango Sub County in Pakwach district.
PAKWACH: Action Aid Uganda in partnership with Pacego women club has resorted to using community drama to demonstrate how to access justice in the courts of law.
PAKWACH: The traditional chief of Panyimur in Alur kingdom has appealed to his people and government to come to the rescue of the museum and part of the palace that is being claimed by the rising water level of Lake Albert.
PAKWACH. The government is set to construct two Secondary Schools in the next financial year for Alwi and Wadelai Sub counties.
PAKWACH. Amoropi hot spring in Panyimur Sub County, Pakwach district is a fascinating place of interface between tradition, culture and spiritual adventurism.
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.
PAKWACH: Former Anglican Church Bishop of Uganda Arch Bishop His Grace Henry Luke Orombi has urged elected leaders to foster unity as they execute their duties for holistic development.
PAKWACH: Small scale miners mainly in sand and stone quarries are reluctant to register with the Environmental and Natural resources department due to an alleged fear that they are being double taxed by the sub county and the district.
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.
PAKWACH. Local authorities of Pakwach district have suspended the operations of a diatomite extraction company in Kinju Villages, Panyango Sub County over land wrangle.
PAKWACH. Police detectives in Pakwach district have launched investigations into circumstances under which an expectant mother at Pakwach health centre IV gave birth and the baby fell into a pit latrine at the facility.
PAKWACH. Health officials in Pakwach district have expressed worry over the increasing cases of Bilharzia.
PAKWACH. Kabim, the isolated site at Pakuba in the remote Murchison falls national park was the point of attention on Monday as hundreds of Catholics gathered for special prayers there.
PAKWACH. The National Unity Platform (NUP) Presidential candidate Mr Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu has urged youth to champion change and resist oppression that he claimed has rendered them slaves in their own country.
PAKWACH. The Bodaboda operators and drivers in Pakwach town council have rejected food relief donated to them by district Covid-19 task force.
PAKWACH. Bus operators in Pakwach have hiked travel fare following President Yoweri Museveni’s decision to unlock public transport in selected districts, Pakwach inclusive.
PAKWACH. Business owners in Pakwach town council whose kiosks were forcefully removed from the centre of the town have threatened to sue the authorities for causing malicious damage to their merchandise.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district officials are lobbying for funds from Northern Uganda Resilient Initiative (NURI) towards quick completion of a storage administrative block.......
PAKWACH. At least 70 patients suffering from cataract in Pakwach district have been transferred to Mulago national referral hospital for free specialized treatment.
PAKWACH: The Chief of Kwonga in Panyimur sub-county, Pakwach district has appealed to youths to consider embracing the African culture which he says is rapidly being.....
PAKWACH. Hundreds of pilgrims on Saturday turned up at Omach in Pakwach town council to commemorate 110 years of Christian faith in Northern Uganda.
PAKWACH. Civil servants in Pakwach district have been advised to desist from wasteful expenditures after receiving their mandatory retirement packages.
PAKWACH: Two clans of Paroketho and Andibo are contesting plans by Pakwach district local government to offer five hundred hectares of their land for the establishment of an industrial park without consulting them.
PAKWACH. Andibo Community in Panyango Sub County has unanimously resolved to immediately ban girls below sixteen years to attend Jonam traditional marriage ceremonies commonly..
PAKWACH. Health officials in Pakwach town council have decried the poor hand washing habits among residents in the area which they said is hindering the fight against to the spread of diseases in the community.
PAKWACH. Residents of Panyango Sub County in Pakwach district have appealed for protection of individuals championing the fight against corruption in the district.
PAKWACH. Officials from the department of production in Pakwach district have advised the local community to immediately stop the sale and consumption of meat suspected to be of dead animals.
PAKWACH. The construction of administration block at Pakwach district headquarters in Kapita cell has started.
PAKWACH. District councillors have approved a supplementary estimate of shs122million towards salary and allowances payments for two medical doctors recruited on a two year contract at Pakwach health centre IV by UNICEF.
PAKWACH. Commodity prices in Pakwach district have continued to rise despite the president directing the business community to stay the prices.
PAKWACH: The Pakwach district headquarters at Kapita has been closed down for two weeks following an increase in Coronavirus infection among staff members.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district Covid-19 task force has started distributing food relief to families of coronavirus suspects quarantined at Uganda College of commerce (UCC) Pakwach.
PAKWACH: Four Tanzanian cargo drivers who tested positive for naval Coronavirus at Mutukula boarder and intercepted by police at Pakwach are to be managed at Arua regional referral hospital.
PAKWACH: A group christened "Jonam Development Association" has donated 10 oxygen cylinders worth shs 16 million to Pakwach district’s main health centre to help in the treatment of the covid-19 pandemic.
PAKWACH. Lower health unit workers in Pakwach district are at risk of contracting coronavirus disease (COVID-19) due to inadequate protective gears.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district taskforce has resolved to suspend night fishing on the Albert Nile to avert the possible spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the area.
PAKWACH: Pakwach district task force has banned the parking of cargo trucks along the roadside and designated parking yard in a bid to curb the importation of coronavirus.
PAKWACH. Cultural leaders in Pakwach district have come under fire for not doing enough to protect the vulnerable community members against land grabbers.
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