Lubwama was so passionate about music, theatre plays, and helping the needy.

By Our Reporter

KAMPALA: Kato Lubwama aka Bisso was a Ugandan politician, drama actor, musician, songwriter, comedian, former radio presenter and businessman.

Lubwama was so passionate about music, theatre plays, and helping the needy.

He would do educative drama, pointing out issues concerning bwananchi against the government. He does revolutionary plays based on changing societies.

Education background

Kato Lubwama born on 16, August 1970, completed his primary seven (PLE) in 1993, at Nabagereka Primary School.

In 1988, Lubwama sat for his Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE), at Old Kampala Secondary School.

1991–1992, Lubwama obtained his Special University Entry Examination, Certificate Other, at Makerere University, Kampala.

In 1994, Lubwama obtained a Diploma in Music, Dance, and Drama at Makerere University, Kampala.

Work Experience

Kato Lubwama has been the director of Royal Theater since 2010, and he’s a drama actor.

Director, Diamonds Ensemble, since 1994 up to his death. Director Image Africa, since 1999 up to his death. Member of Parliament, Rubaga South Constituency, since 2016 until 2021

Kato Lubwama was a businessman, dealing in the maize flour business and several other businesses, including being the director of B24TV in Uganda.

Kato Lubwama believed his first term of office was for him to eat, and then his second term would be for him to eat with his voters.

However, unfortunately, Lubwama did not make it to parliament for the second term; he lost the vote to a National Unity Platform (NUP) candidate, Aloysius Charlton Mukasa, in the 2021 general elections.

In the run-up to the 2016 general elections, Lubwama was quoted as asking voters to send him to Parliament so that he could also ‘eat’ on the money given to the legislators.

Kato Lubwama, who contested as an independent candidate, said he left the DP because of its corrupt officials. They formed a pressure group titled ‘Solida,” derived from the word solidarity, and their mission is to regain the former glory of DP.

He’s so passionate about DP, and that’s why he cannot leave for another party.

Kato Lubwama was a musician who released songs like Tulye, Tetunakuta, Bank Yebyama, Abantu Bazibu, Akanaku, and Dimitinya, and recently, on September 25, 2020, Tetunakuta, meaning “We are not yet satisfied”.


Kato Lubwama was married to Ann Namuwonge, and together they have six children. However, some children are from Lubwama’s other relationships.


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