The award had been given to Kakoma in 2010 by High Court Judge Yorokamu Bamwiine, as his final settlement for the anthem; Oh Uganda, the Land of Beauty, which was selected as a winning composition by a committee which was seeking for a short, original, solemn and praising" anthem, as the nation obtained independence from Great Britain.
Gatare met his death around 1:30am on January, 1st, 2015 following an attack on Nile Avenue as he was returning home after watching fireworks at Serena Hotel. His assailants made off with his black berry phone valued at more than Shillings 1 million.
Nabikolo was initially charged with murder following the death of her husband, who was knocked dead by a speeding motor vehicle while jogging near his home in Muyenga in October 2014. The prosecution had maintained that the accident that claimed Kasiwukira’s life was planned by Nabikolo, her cousin Sandra Nakkungu and Ashraf Jaden, a police officer formerly attached to Muyenga police post.
Kasese District LC V Chairperson, Geoffrey Sibendire Bigogo, said it is unfortunate that close to three years after the arrest of the suspects, they have remained in detention without trial. Biigogo told URN that government had committed itself to screen all the suspects such that those who are innocent can be set free in vain.
In 2018, the lawyer of the Electoral Commission Eric Sabiiti told URN that more than 100 local council general election petitions that ended up in court most of them had issues to do with voter registration.