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. His royal majesty Philip Olarker Rauni III, the King of Alur kingdom has urged the district local governments in the greater Nebbi to join hands with the kingdom and work for development.
PAKWACH. School authorities of Wadelai secondary school (SS) in Pakwach district have blamed the increasing cases of school dropout in the school on lack of sanitary pads.
PAKWACH. A land conflict between the Paten clan and Pakwach district local government put the completion of Wadelai irrigation scheme completion and handover to the government under threat.
PAKWACH. Leaders in Panyango sub-county, Pakwach district are worried about the alarming rate of laziness and idleness among the youth, an act they say is threatening food security in the....
PAKWACH. The Pakwach district chairperson has directed the ministry of water and environment through the district water department to start fresh works on Alwi dry water corridor after nearly....
PAKWACH. Police of Pakwach district with the help of the local community have arrested the local council one (LCI) chairperson of Wanglei A village in Pakwach town Council in possession of two live Pangolin at his home.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district officials have requested for the enhancement of their capacity to adequately tackle the high rate of gender based violence (GBV) in the district.
PAKWACH. Local leaders in Pakwach district have asked Uganda Wild Authority (UWA) at Murchison Falls National game park to ring fence certain jobs for communities neighbouring the game park.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district leaders and the relatives of slain Nwoya district land dispute are seeking for investigations and prosecution of soldiers involved in the gruesome shooting that claimed lives of four and scores injured.
NEBBI. Local leaders and other stakeholders on Monday converged at Leosim Hotel in Nebbi town to review the environmental and social management plan which was developed by Total to mitigate the impacts of Tilenga project.
PAKWACH: The Pakwach district environment department officials have refused to succumb to the pressure put by Panyimur residents to reduce the mandatory settlement distance of 200 metres (m) from wetlands as stipulated in the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) Act.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district leaders have tasked Uganda national roads authority (UNRA) officials to fulfill the pledge made by President Yoweri Museveni to tarmac Pakwach-Wadelai road.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district leaders have asked rural initiative for community empowerment (RICE) to prioritize the recruitment of women and the people living with HIV/Aids in their programs.
PAKWACH. Lion club Pakwach together with Pakwach main health centre has criticized the community’s failure to test and diagnose for diabetes.
PAKWACH. Lions’ club international has handed over a shs55million rehabilitated classroom block to Pakwach girl’s primary school authorities.
PAKWACH. Lower classes pupils of Lobodegi primary school in Kweyo-Akuru parish, Panyango Sub County Pakwach district conduct lessons under trees.
PAKWACH. The residents of Pacego village in Panyango sub-county, Pakwach district have appealed to their leadership to establish strong security measures to regulate cases of overloading on River Nile.
PAKWACH. A team of surgeons from Mulago hospital who are for a surgical camp at Pakwach health centre IV have warned locals against concealing hernia and hydrocele ailments.
PAKWACH. Locals in Pakwach district have demanded that they be involved in the oil and gas related activities in the Albertine graben.
PAKWACH. Fishermen and the community members at Lebakuru landing site in Pakwach town council have appealed to the Uganda Wild life Authority to rescue them from Hippopotamus that are ravaging their lives in the area.
PAKWACH: The residents of Pakwach and other neighbouring districts of West Nile have been urged to embrace vigilance by reporting illegal deforestation and charcoal burning to avert the effects of global warming.
PAKWACH. Locals in Pakwach district have been advised to productively utilise the newly increased 8 Mega Watts (MW) thermal power supply in West Nile to promote business and alleviate poverty among households.
PAKWACH: Traders and the local community of Panyimur landing site in Pakwach district have asked authorities to relocate the market over increased threats of flooding.
PAKWACH. A 14 years old boy in Amor Cell, Pakwach town council is battling for his life at Pakwach health centre IV after his penis was chopped off for allegedly defiling an 8 years old minor.
PAKWACH. Health workers in the department of midwifery have been urged to treat mothers in active labour with respect in a bid to attract more to give birth in government health facilities.
PAKWACH. The State Minister for Northern Uganda, Grace Freedom Kwiyucwiny has cautioned different groups benefiting from Northern Uganda social action fund (NUSAF) in Pakwach district against mismanagement of the project funds.
PAKWACH. The state minister for fisheries has issued a three week ultimatum to all fishing communities along Ugandan lakes to have their details registered with the government for easy planning.
PAKWACH. The Alur people have been urged to desist from giving their children names that translate into disaster.
PAKWACH. The state minister for primary health care Dr. Joyce Moriku has warned health workers at Pakwach health centre IV against absenteeism.
PAKWACH. The ministry of Agriculture, animal industries and fisheries has lifted a ban on the slaughter and movement of cattle in the district.
PAKWACH. A team of engineers from the ministry of education have successfully inspected the land offered by the community for constructing Wadelai seed secondary school (SSS) in Wadelai sub-county, Pakwach district.
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.
PAKWACH. National water and sewage cooperation (NWSC) through its school water and sanitation club (SWAS) has launched a campaign to distribute 36,000 tree seedlings to public institutions in an effort to promote "go green campaign".
PAKWACH. The Nebbi district chairman Mr William Alenyo has been rushed to Nebbi general hospital after the vehicle he was traveling in lost control and veered off the road hitting a tree in the process.
PAKWACH. Two Senior Nurses in Nebbi and Pakwach districts have been awarded with medals for their outstanding performance and commitment in public service.
PAKWACH. Nebbi Zombo Media Association (NEZOMA) has overcome Northern Uganda Media Club (NUMEC) in the second fiercely contested match played on Saturday at Ayara primary school, Pakwach district.
PAKWACH: The long-awaited maternity ward at Kapita in Pakwach district is ready for use, the Pakwach district health officer (DHO) has said.
PAKWACH. The new Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Pakwach Mr Peter Debele has promised to crack down on the activities of Balalo pastoralists who have defied presidential directives to vacate the district with their cattle.
PAKWACH: National Unity Platform (NUP) party has said they will give assistance to the nurse at the centre of controversy at Pakwach health center IV who translated presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi Seentamu’s speech.
PAKWACH. The Nutrifish project in conjunction with the National Agriculture research Organization (NARO) is working on a phased manner to extend the Nutri Fish campaign to the West Nile region.
PAKWACH. The Obongi town is one of the thriving legacies of Emin Pasha and it started as a refuelling station for steamer ships operating between fort Dufile in Moyo and Fort Wadelai in Pakwach district.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district officials entrusted with responsibility to oversee Emyooga, a presidential initiative on job and wealth creation are living in fear following increased threats and intimidation as a result of the delayed money.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district officials have disagreed on bush burning as an ideal method of eradicating desert locusts invading different districts in Uganda.
PAKWACH. Farmers in Wadelai sub-county, Pakwach district have expressed happiness following government’s decision to reconstruct Oraa bridge.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district health department has started the oral vaccination against Cholera targeting population of 1year and above.
PAKWACH: A total of 110 farmer groups in the rural sub-counties of Pakwach district are set to benefit from the Northern Uganda Resilient Initiative (NURI) program.
PAKWACH. Police and locals in Pakwach district have mounted an effort to retrieve bodies of traders whose lorry they were travelling in lost control and plunged into River Nile at a landing site at Pakwach town council.
PAKWACH: Pacego polytechnic institute has failed to attract expected number of students despite having state of art learning facilities.
PAKWACH. As a young boy, Mr Laritim Onyurta did not have the opportunity to get formal education.
PAKWACH. Pajobi Independent football club has won the second edition of Ubimo cup played at Ayara primary school play grounds on Saturday.
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