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National Anthem Composer Dead
The composer of the National Anthem, Prof. George William Kakoma died this morning at his daughter’s residence in Kololo after a spell of illness.
The wife of the late, Maria Tereza Kakoma said that the deceased died at around 6: am, at the age of 89.
Kakoma suffered a stroke in August 2010 and has been bedridden for over a year. He was first admitted to Nsambya Hospital on February 23, 2011; before he was transferred to Nakasero Hospital in April and later discharged and has been receiving treatment from his daughter’s home in Kololo.