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. Boda Boda cyclists in Pakwach town council, Pakwach district on Monday took on streets to protest the brutal murder of one of their colleagues identified as Ronald Rwothomio.
The site of dilapidated houses, the lines on the gigantic bridge and the constantly looted equipment on the extensive Gulu route seen mostly during the dry spell after the covering bush has been burnt away, the inland port of Pakwach slowly obliterates in memory as west Nile regions railway station.
On November 3, 2013, the ministry of tourism, wildlife and antiquities declared Nyamulia rock in Ogul stream bordering Panyango and Alwi sub County in Pakwach district as a cultural tourism site.
PAKWACH. Thousands of revellers thronged Pakwach Bridge to welcome and have a glimpse of the Kiira motor car a first Ugandan-invented car as it commenced a two-day tour in West Nile.
PAKWACH. Unidentified thugs have broken into Sacred Heart of Mary Pakwach Catholic parish chapel and gotten away with Holy Communion from the Tabernacle.
PAKWACH: Unknown thugs broke into Abira Popular store in Pakwach town council stealing unspecified sum of money and merchandise worth millions of shillings on early Friday morning.
The Pakwach District is located in the Southwestern countryside of the West Nile region. The busiest gateway to the West Nile (Pakwach Bridge) can be found here as well as the biggest national park in Uganda- Kabalega National Park.
PAKWACH. The traditional chief of Puvungu and the Chairperson of Kerkwaro Jonam has called for police enforcement in order to reduce the escalating rates of land disputes characterized by witchcraft practices among the Jonam community.
PAKWACH. A traffic police officer attached to Pakwach central police station (CPS) is undergoing treatment at Pakwach Health Centre (HC) IV after breaking his...........
PAKWACH. Two family members have died while five were rescued when the canoe they were sailing in from Nwoya district to Pakwach at Pujwang landing site near Pakwach town council capsized on Tuesday afternoon.
PAKWACH: Two Masons have been reported dead after drowning in River Nile, about 15km from Pakwach Bridge, in Pànyango Sub County, Pakwach district of Uganda.
PAKWACH. Two female pupils from Owiny Primary school in Pakwach district have been identified by Education Africa Foundation to study in a specialised school for the children with hearing impairment.
PAKWACH. Two unidentified Uganda Peoples’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers yesterday survived being lynched by locals of Pateng central and Ragem Upper villages.
PAKWACH. Uganda College of Commerce Pakwach is set to lose shs 42.6 million in a land deal that has gone bad.
PAKWACH. Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), the body that regulates all media houses in Uganda has come under pressure from the majority of radio station managers in Northern......
PAKWACH. Unknown thugs broke into the offices of Jonam youth development initiative (JOYODI), a local organization in Pakwach town council and walked away with cash amounting to 20 million Uganda shillings.
Fears associated with the risks of using Canoes to ferry people and their luggage on Lake Albert between Pakwach and Bulisa districts will soon come to an end
PAKWACH. The United States ambassador to Uganda Ms Deborah Mallac has urged parents and the government of Uganda to encourage learners to enroll for vocational skills institutions to.....
PAKWACH. Uganda wildlife authority (UWA) officials attached to Murchison National Game Park have killed a total of six Hippopotamus.
PAKWACH. The officials of Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) attached to the Murchison Falls National Park are set to pardon poachers.
PAKWACH. Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is in the final stage of translocating 15 giraffes from Murchison falls national park to Pian Upe wildlife reserve commonly referred to.....
PAKWACH. Police in Pakwach district has launched a search for a local council one chairperson after he reportedly sold land belonging to Uganda Railways cooperation (URC).
PAKWACH. The village committee members of Kakawoi A village in Pakwach Town Council, Pakwach district have resorted to canning errant locals and serial criminals as the only suitable......
PAKWACH. The leaders of village saving groups in Pakwach district have appealed to the government to lobby for basic financial literacy training for their members.
PAKWACH. A section of clan chiefs in Jonam County have expressed concern over increasing cases of gender based violence (GBV) against men in the area.
PAKWACH. Casual labourers at Wadelai irrigation scheme on Monday staged a strike over unexplained delay in wages and poor working conditions.
PAKWACH. The Paten clan members of Wadelai Sub County in Pakwach district have protested against what they termed as forceful grabbing of their land and demanded that all charges against their clan chief be unconditionally dropped.
PAKWACH. The first phase of Wadelai irrigation scheme being constructed by Chrisbert construction limited is nearing completion.
PAKWACH. A total of eight landowners whose land has been used for the construction of water canal and structures at Wadelai irrigation scheme in Pakwach district will soon be compensated.
PAKWACH. The multi billion irrigation Scheme in Wadelai Sub County will provide job opportunities for over a hundred youths who are both skilled and unskilled.
PAKWACH. A team from Pakwach district health department is impressed by the reduction in the number of open defecation in Wadelai sub-county.
PAKWACH. Cross cultural function Uganda (CCFU) in partnership with Alur kingdom with funding from British council is set to protect the endangered cultural site of Wang-lei on river Nile in Puvungu chiefdom.
PAKWACH. An acute water shortage has hit Pakwach town council forcing residents to resort to the nearby water from River Nile whose safety is questionable.
PAKWACH. West Nile district chairpersons under their umbrella body, West Nile development association (WENDA) have urged the government to procure tractors and allocate.....
PAKWACH: The losers in the recent National Resistance Movement (NRM) primary elections in Pakwach district have rejected calls from the party top organ to step down.
PAKWACH. Two women are admitted at Pakwach health centre IV in critical condition after they were reportedly injected with herbs by a quark doctor.
PAKWACH. The department of Antiviral clinic responsible for the effective suppression of HIV among positive clients at Pakwach health centre IV is challenged by persistent non-disclosure of HIV status among newly married couples.
PAKWACH: The officials of German International Cooperation (GIZ) through their implementing partner, the Solid Rock Life are impressed by the outcome of the youth vocational..
PAKWACH. The Pakwach resident district commissioner has advised the youth to inculcate the spirit of unity, hard work and love for the country.
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