Queen of Katwe Star, Nikita Waligwa Dies At Age 15.

Reports from BBC reveals that, Ugandan teen actress, Nikita Pearl Waligwu has died of complications resulting from a brain tumour. The 15-year-old ‘Queen of Katwe’ star was first diagnosed with brain tumour in 2016. After receiving treatment in India, she was certified tumour-free in 2017.

She died on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at TMR International Hospital, in Naalya, Kampala from another tumour that was reportedly found last year.

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

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