18 Aug 2015

Mandela grandson charged with rape

7:40 am on 18 August 2015

Nelson Mandela's 24-year-old grandson has appeared in court on charges of raping a 15-year-old girl.

Mbuso Mandela is alleged to have raped the girl at a Johannesburg restaurant last week.

He remains in police custody and will reappear the Johannesburg magistrate court on Friday for a bail hearing.