Trial date set down for Zenani Mandela case
Sizwe Mankazana, the driver of the car in which former president Nelson Mandela’s great granddaughter Zenani was killed, will stand trial in September
Mankazana appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Regional Court on Thursday and his trial date was set for September 5.
He originally facing a charge of drunken driving and culpable homicide, but the culpable homicide charge had since been converted to murder.
Zenani Zanethemba Nomasonto Mandela was killed in a car accident two days after her 13th birthday.
She was being driven home from the Soccer World Cup concert at Orlando Stadium on June 11, 2010.