Born with the virus in 2012, the girl's parents never learnt about her condition until her health drastically emaciated at three months. Later, she was diagnosed with HIV. From that time, her father moved on, abandoning both the wife and daughter, before forcing them out of his home.
“In view of the foregoing, the Commission, under MIN. COMP 209/2020, resolved that candidate Mwaka Charles was eligible to be nominated and, accordingly, the Commission reversed the decision of the Returning Officer, Pader Electoral District, in rejecting the nomination papers of the complainant.” Reads part of the letter.
At Corner Kilak, 33 years ago on January 18th 1987, government forces, the then National Resistance Army soldiers [NRA] launched a retaliatory attack against fighters of Alice Auma Lakwena, the former leader of the Holy Spirit Movement.