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.
On this cold Sunday morning usually reserved for rest and worship for the Christian folk where I belong, I had to be particularly prepared to move....................
What a scenery! What a land scape! (echo), this is beautiful! Our team murmured in endless choruses as the van moved about this exhilarating landscape.
In his white overcoat Amos Econi, 21, who barely uses his legs for mobility beams with a smile.
The West Nile region has for long been regarded as a potential tourist destination only bogged down by a combination of poor infrastructure and civil instability.
ARUA. Matugga based Bright stars FC fought hard to hold Onduparaka FC to a goalless draw at green light stadium in Arua in a game that was devoid of many chances.
Youthful Ms Gladys Bako from Mundru village, Maracha district visibly spoke with much pain and anger “today you people should thoroughly educate these men, all they want is to produce..........
ARUA. A cross section of stake holders have agreed to coordinate efforts to restore the environment in the refugee hosting districts of West Nile.
West Nile Web today announced the appointment of Diana Santiago as its Managing Director effective June 1st, 2018.
ARUA. Muni University chairperson of appointments board, Prof. Peter Okidi Lating has challenged Ugandan Universities to design and regulate their engineering courses so as to improve the quality of engineers produced in the country.
WEST NILE. The police have cautioned female students to stay away from married men as they embark on the second term holidays.
ARUA. The first lady Ms Janet Kataaha Museveni has cautioned the youth against the increasing culture of violence which she said may destroy their future if not controlled.
The events that unfolded during the two games played between West Nile and Acholi provinces have been mouthwatering to say the least.
ARUA. At its inception, the Federation of Uganda football association (FUFA) envisaged a tournament that sought to reflect ancestry, cultural heritage and a general sense of belonging.
WEST NILE. An order by President Yoweri Museveni directing the nomadic herdsmen to vacate the West Nile region has elapsed with many of them citing lack of vaccination for foot and mouth disease for their failure to leave.
When Ms. Brenda Adakuru lost her father in 2003, she was only 13 years old. She was forced to drop out of school before finishing P.7 due to lack of support.
ARUA. Pawor is an area that could be rightly described as a hard-to-reach sub-county in Arua district. It is located about 39km from Arua town and 29km from Pakwach along Ocoko-Wadelai road.
Mr. Joseph Jurua a.k.a JJ Suru is a music and entertainment hustler who has juggled from hip-hop, Afro and other hard to gauge musical genre to reggae.
The migratory quelea birds are dreaded as destructive pests to cereal crops by many communities but to some people in Arua and Maracha districts, the marauding weaver species are...
DRC. The Anglican Bishops of Madi and West Nile diocese in Uganda and the diocese of Aru in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have outlined strategic partnership as the key to Church growth.
Mr Michael Candia who hails from Maracha district always wanted to be a commercial farmer but land shortage kept holding him back.
ARUA. The Ministry of Water and Environment has launched the Albert Nile catchment management plan (CMP) aimed at providing guidance for sustainable development and management of water resources along the Nile belt in West Nile and other parts of Northern Uganda.
ARUA. Local leaders of the West Nile region have been called upon to make demands that have impacts on their people’s development other than mere focusing on getting smaller political units.
ARUA. The officials from Muni University in Arua district have said that the university is all set to conduct the graduation of 92 students this Saturday.
ARUA. Muni University students hailing from the nine districts of West Nile region on Sunday inaugurated their first leadership with the aim of fostering unity to address common challenges.
She dressed in brightly coloured Nubian costumes spotting a long dress, a headband, necklaces, beads, armlets and bracelets.
ARUSHA. Local leaders of the designated Obongi district have been advised on better techniques of urban planning.
Every time I make a trip to Arua and like most people who travel to that part of the country, I stop over in Pakwach to enjoy some of the most delicious fish you will ever find.
ZOMBO. Paidha black angels’ (PBA) one season in the star times Uganda premier league had several twists and turns that one finds it extremely difficult to summarize with a single word.
WEST NILE. Members of Parliament on government assurance and implementation committee have expressed unhappiness about the poor state of roads in Nebbi and Pakwach districts.
ZOMBO. The Office of the Prime Minister has launched a five year Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) to consolidate stability, eradicate poverty and under-nutrition.
WEST NILE. Sarah Kiden 30, with sack combs through the neighborhood of Alere Refugee settlement, her eyes fixed on dry leaves, grass, wood chips, sawdust she is not collecting rubbish.......
A sh3.8b European Union funded programme for vocational skills training for youths in the West Nile region that was run by the Italian Development Agency (ACAV) has ended.
Speaker pledges to write to the Ministry of Works over the bad state of Uganda – DR Congo border road.
SPORTS. “May be people have been owning the clubs so that they can get money but that is not my motive, money is not the most important, what is important is the future of these boys because I saw them suffering on the streets.....
Located towards the Northeastern end of Moyo district close to the South Sudan border, the remains of a nineteenth century military base of Emin Pasha is in the midst of being taken over by nature.
Located midway along Arua-Koboko road, Maracha town had strong connections to Asian businessmen regarding everything in its early years.
WEST NILE. Ms Zamzam Maturu (in her 30s) hails from Yapi village, Olua parish in Terego West constituency, Arua district. She often has to travel close to 10km to the border with Maracha........
West Nile sub-region is a region in North-western Uganda, Northern Uganda. It received its name from being located on the western side of the Albert Nile.
WEST NILE: The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) has released the regional disaggregated data of the Uganda National Household Survey 2016/2017, shading fresh light on the factors accounting for the high school dropout rate in the West Nile region.
ARUA. Uganda cancer institute (UCI) in partnership with Arua Regional Referral hospital (ARRH) has opened a cancer services centre at Arua hospital.
KOBOKO. Political and technical leaders of West Nile region under their umbrella organisation ‘West Nile Development Association (WENDA)’ are moving towards discouraging tobacco.....
ARUA. West Nile rural electrification company (WENRECo), the regional power supplier is on the spotlight for the irregular supply of power and frustrating investment programs in West Nile.
ARUA. West Nile club (West Nile Golf Club) has emerged as the winner of round five of the Uganda open tour golf tournament.
KAMPALA. The West Nile Education Trust Fund, an initiative of the West Nile Foundation launched with a resounding success. On the night of the launch the fund raised a staggering 400 million Uganda shillings.
ZOMBO. Farmers in Nebbi, Pawach, Zombo and parts of Arua district are embracing chia growing through the West Nile Farmers Agri-Business Enhancement Initiative (WENFABEI).
ARUA/MARACHA. The West Nile region is set for its first ‘Cere’ festival, a moment of travel, dance, camping and cuisines to market the region and its potential to the outside world.
WEST NILE. Yumbe and Arua district over Ewanga sub-county, Moyo and her ‘baby’ Obongi district and now Arua and her ‘baby’ Ma’di Okollo district?
ARUA. Ms Laura Lebu, 22, has been crowned the 2018/19 West Nile miss tourism. Lebu who originates from Adjumani district emerged the winner during a colorful function held at Heritage courts hotel in Arua town on Saturday.
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