Nikita Pearl Waligwa, an actress who starred in the 2016 Walt Disney film Queen of Katwe, has died. She had been diagnosed with a brain tumor, according to Ugandan media. The film was about a chess prodigy rising from a Ugandan slum and was based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi.

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