Uganda’s Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa bites the dust at 15
Uganda’s Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa bites the dust at 15: An on-screen character who featured in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess wonder from an Ugandan ghetto, has kicked the bucket matured 15, Ugandan media report.
Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been determined to have a cerebrum tumor.
The 2016 film depended on the genuine story of Phiona Mutesi, who took up chess matured nine regardless of not being in school and proceeded to contend in worldwide competitions.
It featured Lupita Nyong’o as her mom and David Oyelowo as her chess educator
Waligwa assumed the job of Gloria, a companion of Phiona who clarified the guidelines of chess to her.
She was first determined to have a mind tumor in 2016 and Queen of Katwe chief Mira Nair supposedly activated individuals to help finance her treatment in India, with Ugandan specialists cited as saying they didn’t have the vital hardware.
She was given the all-unmistakable in 2017 yet a year ago was found to have another tumor.