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. 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. The Pakwach district service commission (DSC) chairperson has cautioned job-seekers against tempting the commission members with bribes.
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. Pakwach district local government has passed the 2020/2021 financial year budget worth shs27billion with priority accorded to the education and production sectors.
PAKWACH: Pakwach district council has approved the allocation of funds under the natural resource department towards the processing of land titles for acres of land hosting its administrative units and the main hospital.
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. The communities that have been affected by the rising water levels of Lake Albert in Panyimur Sub County, Pakwach district have appealed for emergency....
PAKWACH. Pakwach district forestry department officials impounds vehicles carrying forestry products and arrest those involved in the activities.
PAKWACH. Pakwach district National Resistance Movement (NRM) party members have elected former Nebbi district chairman as their head.
PAKWACH. The Fisheries Protection Unit (FPU) with support from the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has set ablaze illegal fishing boats and fishing nets impounded from different fishermen at Panyimur landing site on Lake Albert.
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. Locals in Pakwach district have expressed fear over the social impact of grid extension to the West Nile region ahead of the scheduled works.
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. Beneficiaries under the restocking program in Pakwach district have been warned against selling the animals they received despite the economic hardships brought about by COVID-19 pandemic.
PAKWACH. The fishing community in Panyimur sub-county, Pakwach district is concerned about the high school dropout rate and its negative impact in the area.
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. Hippopotamus attack victims in Pakwach sub county, Pakwach district want Uganda Wildlife Authority to build them permanent houses and provide long lasting income generating enterprises as a means of rehabilitating them.
SPECIAL FEATURE. The youths are slowly disappearing from idling by roadsides in the oil producing districts of Buliisa, Hoima and Masindi to explore ever opening opportunities in the oil rich region.
PAKWACH: Uganda railway corporation is set to evict hundreds of households who are illegally encroaching on it's 56 acres of land located in Pakwach town council.
PAKWACH. About 20 families with over 200 occupants in Dei A Village in Panyimur sub county are homeless after their grass thatched huts were submerged by rising water level from the Albert Nile.
PAKWACH. Women in Pakwach district have asked the government to strengthen and increase affirmative action plan awareness to women in rural areas.
PAKWACH. Officials of Uganda wildlife authority (UWA) attached to Murchison falls national park are worried of the increasing cases of poaching at the game park during the Covid-19 lock down period.
PAKWACH. Simsim farmers in Pakwach district have expressed worry over the increasing cases of theft of the crop in the area.
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.
PAKWACH. The officials attached to Murchison falls national park have expressed concern over the escalating rate of poaching by the neighbouring community of Pakwach and Nwoya districts.
PAKWACH. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) contact persons recently discharged from Uganda college of commerce Pakwach in Pakwach district have requested to be absorbed...
PAKWACH. The Jonam Development Foundation (JDF), a community-based organization in Pakwach district is in advanced stages of promoting and marketing valuable Jonam cultural herita...
PAKWACH. Jonam Development Foundation (JDF) with support from Education Africa has donated a consignment of 580 boxes containing 25,000 texts books to
PAKWACH. Residents of Jonam County petition President Yoweri Museveni seeking his intervention to end the land conflict in one of the villages in Nwoya district.
PAKWACH. A traditional Chief in Jonam has vowed to reject President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s pledge of constructing houses for all the Chiefs in Alur Kingdom.
PAKWACH. A team of 30 journalists across Uganda have been retooled with necessary skills in digital and multimedia story-telling skills.
PAKWACH. The Pakwach Town Council main market vendors’ association savings and credit cooperative organization (SACCO) has received a donation of shs5m towards its sustainability...
PAKWACH. The Jonam youth development initiative (JOYODI) has intensified the fight against early marriage and teenage pregnancy in the community by embarking on sex education in villages.
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