Nikita Waligwa, “Queen Of Katwe” Star Dies at 15

BBC sources confirm that Nikita Pearl Waligwu, a Ugandan teen star, has died from complications caused by brain tumour. In 2016 the 15-year-old actress ‘ Queen of Katwe ‘ was first diagnosed with brain tumour. In 2017, she was certified tumor-free after receiving treatment in India

She died from another tumor allegedly found last year at TMR International Hospital, in Naalya, Kampala on Saturday, February 15, 2020.

Nikita starred in the 2016 Disney biographical drama based on Ugandan chess player Phiona Mutesi as Gloria, a close friend of lead character, Phiona.

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