Uganda's Queen of Katwe star Nikita Pearl Waligwa dies aged 15

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An entertainer who featured in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess wonder from an Ugandan ghetto, has passed on matured 15, Ugandan media report.

Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been determined to have a mind tumor.

The 2016 film depended on the genuine story of Phiona Mutesi, who took up chess matured nine in spite of not being in school and proceeded to contend in universal competitions.

It featured Lupita Nyong'o as her mom and David Oyelowo as her chess instructor.

Waligwa assumed the job of Gloria, a companion of Phiona who clarified the standards of chess to her.

She was first determined to have a mind tumor in 2016 and Queen of Katwe chief Mira Nair allegedly assembled individuals to help finance her treatment in India, with Ugandan specialists cited as saying they didn't have the essential hardware.

She was given the all-unmistakable in 2017 yet a year ago was found to have another tumor.

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