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.
ARUA. The members of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) who lost last year’s party primary elections have formed an association in preparation for 2026 general elections.
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.
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.
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.
ARUA. The people with disabilities (PWDs) in Arua city have expressed concern over what they called discrimination and lack of inclusivity in the society.
ARUA. Police in Arua is investigating an alleged incident of obstruction and disobedience of lawful orders by a group of youth in Omi village, Alivu parish, Aroi sub county in which one of them identified as Sunday Eriku, 24-year-old student was shot in the stomach.
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.
PAKWACH; Residents of Marama village in Panyimur Sub County, Pakwach district have expressed concern over the deplorable state of road network in their area.
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.
ARUA. People with disabilities (PWDs) from the different parts of West Nile region have received food support from a local community based organization (CBO) in Arua.
ARUA: Persons with disability (PWDs) have been sensitized on how to be part of the electoral process ahead of the 2021 Uganda general elections.
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.......
WEST NILE. Refugees in West Nile and their host communities have been encouraged to use a newly set system of accessing psycho social support.
WEST NILE. Refugees and host communities in West Nile region are venturing into commercial agriculture to mitigate worsening economic situations in their backyard.
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.
WEST NILE. Supply of poor cassava cuttings, lack of electricity and water in the newly constructed value addition facilities under Agriculture Cluster Development Program (ACDP) have endured as setbacks that the project faces in West Nile.
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.The largest Diocese in the province of the Church of Uganda celebrates its Golden Jubilee on the 29th of December 2019.
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.
NAKASEKE. Gen. Caleb Akandwanaho aka Salim Saleh, the adviser to President Yoweri Museveni on military affairs has asked the cooperative unions in Uganda.....
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).
NEBBI. Leaders in the West Nile region have been urged to promote the preservation of land for the indigenous seeds which are at the verge of extinction due to the emergence
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.
ARUA. The state minister for energy, Mr Sidronius Opolot Osakai has said the West Nile region will be fully connected to the National Grid by September 2022.
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.
ARUA. Questions as to why many children in West Nile government-aided schools keep performing poorly in primary leaving examinations (PLE) has largely remained unansw.....
SPORT. The Italian 2006 match fixing scandal that has been known to be the highest controversy in European football in the twenty first century did not only see clubs Milan, Lazio and Reggina banned from European competitions but Juventus was relegated to serie B and stripped off of two previous titles.
NEBBI. A report by Infectious Disease Institutes (IDI) indicates that youth in the West Nile region shun Safe Male Circumcision (SMC) due to a negative attitude towards the exercise.
ARUA. Hundreds of youth leaders in the West Nile region have been advised to use their positions to improve on the lives of the young people through various government programs in Uganda.
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