The West Nile Region

Arua

Arua

With a cool climate, this capital and the region's back-office is the hottest destination in West Nile playing host to a number of regional Head offices. Arua is one of East Africa's fastest growing cities, its population burgeoning from 782077 in 2014 to over 800000 today. While the business sector is one of the biggest economic drivers of the city, real estates, banks, hotels,media and a whole lot of imerging industries keep the city pulsating. With an educated upwardly mobile populace, Arua is the test market for any new consumer product launch, from credit cards to clothing brands to biscuits and liquor.

Norway

Nebbi

Known for her peoples' steadfast belief in culture, Nebbi boasts of the Alur people who inhabit it. The Alur are united by the cultural leader locally known by the title Rwoth. He deservedly commands a lot respect from his subjects. Nebbi is also a hub for international trade mainly with DR Congo owing mainly to its proximity to the country.

Norway

Koboko

The home of some of West Nile's most popular children like the late Francis Ayume, Koboko is the gateway to both South Sudan and DR congo. Inhabited by the Kakwa people, Koboko arguably hosts the highest number of the migrant South Sudanese elite which is a reflection of the hospitality and big heartedness of the Kakwa. It is also among the fastest growing towns in the region.

Norway

Adjumani

Known mainly for its fish and the Nile, Adjujmani is one of the districts inhabited by the Madi. Just like the Alur of Nebbi, the Madi also have a strong belief in culture and are well known for the traditional Aulogo dance. Eyecatching sites in the district include the magnifiscient Nile that snakes through the district and Indriani where the Catholic faith first arrived in Arua Diocese.

Norway

Pakwach

Pakwach is the entry point into West Nile from the rest of the country. The district was the centre of global attention not so long ago when thousands thronged it to watch the iconic once in a lifetime hybrid solar eclipse. Pakwach is home to some of the region's most talented children and one can see this just after crossing the Nile bridge as seen from the beautiful carvings from wood and the delicious ''Onangnang'' .

Norway

Yumbe

Hail the big heart of the Aringa who inhabit Yumbe! Yumbe hosts the greatest number of refugees from South Sudan mostly in the Bidibidi Refugee Camp. The Aringa are also respected for their inteligence within and outside the region. Business is also another thing the Aringa are good at. As a result, they are some of the most prosperous business owners in the Region. Yumbe is also home to one of Africa's few Basilicas in the Lodonga Minor Basilica. .

Norway

Zombo

Contributing a considerable pertcentage to the regional food basket, Zombo is blessed with enviably fertile soils. The district is inhabited mailnly by the Alur, the Lendu and the Kebu who have a great deal of respect for cultural norms and values. It is also the home of the soccer club Paidha Black Angels that have a great following in the region, trade with DR Congo is also present in the district.

Norway

Moyo

Just like Adjumani district, Moyo district is also inhabited by the Madi people. Moyo is a strategic place for busineses mainly because of the reliable electricty supply. The beautiful Nile also flows through the district and this makes Moyo an ideal spot for people who wish to establish resorts by the riverside.

Norway

Maracha

Maracha district is the home of the Maracha people who are better known in the region for eating the traditiomal grasshopper delicacy uniquely flavoured with simsim or groundnut paste. The district is also the home of legendary pilot the late WIlson Toko. Also in the district is the iconic Miradoa falls that is fast becoming more popular by every passing day as a place to take a breath from the helter skelter of the towns.

The West Nile

Recalling our history, which has been characterized by political and economic instability; Recognizing our struggles as a region against the forces of tyranny, oppression and exploitation; Committment to building a better future by establishing a socio-economic development through a durable solidarity, Hope and progress based on the principles of unity, peace, equality, freedom, social Justice and continuous improvement; West nile is our home. West Nile is fianally on the right path to recovery. As West Nilers, we strongly believe that our history is important, yes but it does not define our future. We are journeying into the future together as the Lugbara, Madi, Alur, Kakwa, Kebu, Lendu and any other persons present in the region as one people for the best of us all despite our cultural differences.


For ultimate user expirence please access this website with: Opera, Mozilar Firefox and Chrome. For more information email the support team at support@lensernet.com