Uganda, May 19 -- This week, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International Aids Candlelight Memorial. The day was initiated in 1983 and since then there have been thousands of events organised across the world to remember the heroes that succumbed to HIV/Aids.

Uganda's national celebrations - organised by the Uganda Aids Commission under the Theme: Ending Aids by 2030, keeping communities at the centre - were held at Hoima City on Friday. Hundreds of Ugandans participated in the event by lighting candles and posting on social media.

National Media Group (NMG) Uganda celebrated the day at the Monitor Publications offices in Namuwongo, Kampala.

"As a media house, we're doing what we know best, which is raising awar...