Renowned artist George Malowa who has gained popularity under the name Mkenya Daima Mkenya has died.

Mkenya dies at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) where he was receiving treatment.

Mkenya Daima Mkenya. PHOTO/COURTESY

He has been suffering from a rare type of cancer that occurs in the bones or in the soft tissues called Ewing Sarcoma.

Mudavadi and Mkenya. PHOTO/COURTESY

He recently appealed for well-wishers to help him settle the hospital bill that had been piling.

Mkenya did paintings for various Kenyan celebrities and politicians.

President Uhuru admiring Mkenya's works. PHOTO/COURTESY