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. Pajobi primary school pupils in Pakwach town council, Pakwach district are studying under trees due to lack of classrooms.
PAKWACH. The residents of different villages along Pakwach - Wadelai road in Pakwach district have expressed concern over the quality of workmanship on the road under construction.
PAKWACH. Butchers in Pakwach town council, Pakwach district have deserted the only slaughterhouse in the area citing poor hygiene.
PAKWACH: Pakwach Town Council expresses readiness to support and implement the ‘go green’ campaign.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district councilors have called for investigations into alleged mismanagement of Northern Ugandan Social Action Fund (NUSAF) program funds and bring the culprits to book.
Pakwach was curved from Nebbi District on July 1, 2017 making it the youngest district in the West Nile region. The district took its current name of Pakwach because it is where the district headquarters are located.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district Council is divided over a move by the district Chairman to rename Pakwach Health Center IV in recognition to a fallen ‘son of the soil’.
PAKWACH. Authorities of Pakwach district local government have rejected 29 cattle out of 108 from a contracted supplier over poor health and standard specification.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district local government leaders on Thursday asked the coordinators of Sarah Bakhit Foundation to clearly spell the terms under which an ambulance they seemingly donated to the district would be used.
PAKWACH. Tests carried out on samples of a 13-year-old Congolese girl who died at Dei health centre II in Panyimur Sub-county, Pakwach district have turned out negative.
PAKWACH. Farmers in Pakwach district have expressed readiness to implement a three-year fruit growing project initiated by West Nile development association (WENDA).
PAKWACH.Farmers neighbouring the Andibo dam in Panyango sub-county, Pakwach district are reaping big from growing marketable produce through drip irrigation.
PAKWACH. The fishing community in Pakwach town council, Pakwach district is counting loses following the rapid invasion of water hyacinth on the Albert Nile.
PAKWACH. Fishermen and fishmongers at the thirteen main landing sites in Pakwach town council have expressed fear over looming outbreak of diseases if authorities don’t take urgent action to sink latrines.
PAKWACH. Market vendors in Pakwach district are facing acute shortage of food supply due to the high transport cost compelled by the effect of coronavirus pandemic.
PAKWACH. Cases of gender based violence (GBV) in Pakwach district have been blamed on land wrangles.
PAKWACH. Local residents of Pakwach are celebrating their new local administrative posts brought nearer to them.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district has received 1.1 billion Ugandan shillings to spearhead the village sustainable livelihood improvement program in West Nile region.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district maternal health department has registered significant increase in the number of new born babies in the months of March and April despite the disruptions brought about by coronavirus pandemic.
PAKWACH. The chairman management committee of Pakwach health centre IV has described as scandalous, the absence of electricity and oxygen in the main theatre of the facility.
PAKWACH. Pakwach health centre IV in Pakwach district has run out of diabetes testing kits.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district health department has pledged to reduce maternal deaths and improve the referral system after receiving the first district ambulance from UNICEF.
ARUA. The local leaders of Pakwach district have urged Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) officials to consider placing safety measures on Albert Nile to avoid imminent cases of water accidents.
PAKWACH. A section of leaders in Pakwach district local government have demanded the government to give them a district hospital to stop over reliance on the current health centre IV.
PAKWACH. Leaders in Pakwach district local government have expressed frustration over delayed utilization of 20 acres of land donated to President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to promote fish cage farming.
PAKWACH. The leadership of Pakwach district local government pleads to the speaker of Parliament to intercede in the development of rich and historical tourist sites.
PAKWACH. An official from the ministry of Water and Environment has cautioned tap water users in Pacego parish and the neighboring villages of Panyango
PAKWACH. Health workers in Pakwach district have expressed frustration over persistent poor working conditions in health facilities.
PAKWACH. The Pakwach district woman Member of Parliament (MP) has called for punitive measures against people spreading hate speech ahead of 2021 general elections.
PAKWACH. National Resistance Movement (NRM) party members in Pakwach district have called for a thorough screening of its members believed to be spying and serving the interest of other parties.
PAKWACH. Officials from Uganda Contracts Monitoring Coalition (UCMC) have cautioned contractors against shoddy work which doesn't.........
PAKWACH. At least 150 bags of charcoal impounded from illegal loggers in Pakwach district have been sold to the community to raise money for planting more trees in the district.
PAKWACH. The former Accountant of Panyango sub-county in Pakwach district has been given 24-hours to appear and answer audit queries regarding alleged misapp...........
PAKWACH. A section of parents in Pakwach district have expressed worry over the progress of learning for lower primary classes through radio stations.
PAKWACH. The Pakwach Resident District Commissioner has with immediate effect stopped the activities of a section of fake pastors and prophets for accusing them of confusing and instigating conflicts among the community.
PAKWACH. The Pakwach resident district commissioner (RDC) has advised youths to desist from unnecessary expenditure.
PAKWACH. The residents of Nyakadholi village, Panyango sub-county in Pakwach district have asked national water and sewerage corporation (NWSC) Pakwach branch to step up water supply in the area.
PAKWACH. Concerned residents in Pakwach district are demanding for quick intervention at the notorious spot along Panyimur - Parombo road that has claimed lives of people in nasty road carnages.
PAKWACH. The owners and occupants of more than 10 commercial buildings along the main high way vowed not to comply with UNRA directive unless they are fully compensated.
PAKWACH. Head teachers in government aided learning institutions in Pakwach district want government intervention in curbing the rampant grabbing of land belonging to the institutions by the locals.
PAKWACH. A section of teachers in Pakwach district are dividing their time between gambling centres and classrooms in an effort to increase their incomes.
PAKWACH. District leaders and the Environment department are set to tighten grips on rampant misuse of wetlands that are at risk of extinction.
PAKWACH. The officials of Pakwach town council in Pakwach district are struggling to rid the town of the rampant polythene bags commonly referred to as kaveeras.
PAKWACH. Pakwach town council authorities are set to demolish structures built illegally without the authorization of the physical planning committee of the authority.
PAKWACH. Pakwach town council department of planning in Pakwach district is stuck with a new development plan due to lack of funds.
PAKWACH. Authorities at Pakwach town council are set to introduce a new fine to punish offenders who frustrate the council’s effort to keep the town clean.
PAKWACH. Pakwach town council business community members on Friday elected their new leaders after a record 24 years of working under the same leadership.
PAKWACH. There is a growing rift between the Pakwach Market Traders Association (PMTA) and Pakwach town council over repeated failure to regulate the rampant transaction of business outside the designated market places.
PAKWACH. A section of women in Wadelai sub county who earn their livelihood from stone quarrying want the government to offer them alternative source economic activity before ordering them to abandon the site they have occupied for ages.
PAKWACH: Women activist in Pakwach district under their umbrella ‘Pacego women club’ in Panyango sub-county have asked the government and the traditional leaders in the district to consider..
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