Nelson Mandela's 13 year-old great-granddaughter Zenani was killed overnight in South Africa. Apparently Zenani was returning home from a concert celebrating the start of the World Cup soccer championships which is being played in South Africa for the first time. Alicia Keys and the Black eyed Peas were among several performers at the concert.
According to authorities the car 13 year-old Zenani was traveling in was involved in a single car crash. The South African authorities are also saying they believe the driver of the car may have been under the influence of alcohol. If so he may be charged with homicide.
Nelson Mandela has canceled his scheduled appearances at the World Cup.
This is such sad news. Zenani was so young and Nelson Mandela and South Africa have been through so much.
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