Friday, June 11, 2010

Zenani Mandela dies in car crash on eve of World Cup

Zenani Mandela, 13, the great-granddaughter of Nelson Mandela died last night in a car crash after she had attended at Orlando Stadium the concert organized for the opening of the South African Football World Cup. Zenani, the 9th great-granchild of Mandela lost her life just 2 days after she celebrated the 13th birthday. Nelson's ex-wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was also in the vehicle but she survived and got to the hospital. The car driver escaped without injuries and was arrested being accused of murder as long as no other vechicle was involved in the accident. The south african police said that the driver was drunk and he will show up in front of the court on Friday. Nelson Mandela canceled his participation to the opening ceremony of the World Cup.


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