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.
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. 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. 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. 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 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.
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. 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. 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. 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. Cultural leaders in Pakwach district have come under fire for not doing enough to protect the vulnerable community members against land grabbers.
PAKWACH. Hundreds of health service seekers at Dei health center II in Panyimur town board, Pakwach district have urged government to consider increasing the number of medical staff.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district leaders have expressed worry over the continued delay to kick-start the multibillion irrigation scheme in Wadelai Sub County.
PAKWACH. District health officers (DHOs) in West Nile have attributed the challenges in managing the high malaria infection rate among pregnant women in the region to inadequate logistical....
PAKWACH. A Senior District Health Official in Pakwach has cautioned private clinic operators in the area against giving positive typhoid results to patients who access their services.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district local government authorities have tasked the West Nile rural electrification company (Wenreco) through the government of Uganda to ensure electricity is extended ..
PAKWACH. Security officials in Pakwach district have expressed concern over a threat caused by Congolese nationals who enter into the country without passing through designated border..........
PAKWACH. The Pakwach district departmental personnel risk being arrested and prosecuted before courts of law for reckless use of the government vehicles and motorcycles, the district chairman...
PAKWACH. The persistent prevalence of malaria infections in Pakwach health centre IV among expectant mothers has been attributed to non-adherence to completion of Malaria drugs,......
PAKWACH. Maize farmers in Pakwach district are crying foul following the invasion of Armyworms in their plantations.
PAKWACH: Over fifty family members are seeking for relief after a total of eight grass thatched houses got burnt to ashes on Thursday night at Kimor village, Singla A parish in Panyimur sub-county, Pakwach district.
PAKWACH. Married Women in Kweyoakuru village in Lobodegi parish in Panyango sub county have attributed misunderstandings and subsequent divorce in families to myths and misconception about family planning usage.
PAKWACH. A family in Mubogo village in Pakwach town council is seeking compensation after a vehicle rammed into their home destroying buildings and injuring the family members.
PAKWACH. The Pakwach district production officer has advised farmers to maximally utilise the current rains to plant crops that can yield faster in order to increase food production.
PAKWACH. Girls as young as 14 years prefer vending fried fish along the Pakwach town streets, ignoring education for the lure of obtaining quick money.
PAKWACH. Despite being near the Albert Nile River, local residents of Pakwach town council say it is becoming increasingly difficult for them to eat fish as the prices are constantly rising.
PAKWACH. Five Pupils of St Mary Pakwach girls' primary school have sustained serious injuries after a strong wind blew off the roof of a classroom block they were occupying.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district forestry department officials impounds vehicles carrying forestry products and arrest those involved in the activities.
PAKWACH. Locals in the areas that experience water scarcity in Pakwach district have expressed anger and frustration after most of the recently rehabilitated boreholes failed to function as expected.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district Labour Day Celebration turned dramatic on Tuesday when top government officials boycotted the function.
PAKWACH. The ministry of works, transport and communication has commenced the upgrading of roads in Wadelai sub-county under the transportation and production of food crops project.
PAKWACH. District health officers in the 11 districts of the West Nile region have urged the government to prioritize issues of health in the region if the quality of the population is....
PAKWACH. Health workers in the district have been cautioned against abetting abortions with a warning that the vice contravenes their professional code of conduct and oath.
PAKWACH. Barely two days after a hippopotamus injured five people in Maracha district, another has killed two teenagers in Pakwach district.
PAKWACH. Four (4) people have been killed by hippopotamus at landing sites in Pakwach district.
PAKWACH. Local carpenters operating along the Pakwach-Kampala road in Pakwach town council have expressed concern that increased demand for better molded wood by clients is driving them out of business.
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