An iconic voice has gone silent - Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa extended his condolences to the Mabena family after the passing of veteran broadcaster Bob Mabena. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa has described Bob Mabena as inspirational to many professionals in the broadcast industry.

The veteran broadcaster died on Monday, at the age of 51.

READ: Broadcasting legend Bob Mabena dies at 51

Ramaphosa extended his condolences to the Mabena family.

Mabena worked in radio and broadcasting since 1989 at institutions like Metro FM, Heart FM, 947 and SABC.

Radio Broadcaster DJ Fresh remembers Bob Mabena as a great mentor.

Broadcasting veteran Bob Mabena has died. He was 51. The legendary broadcaster started his career in 1989 at Radio Bop. Family spokesperson Winston Maimane spoke to Sally Burdett. Courtesy #DStv403


Mabena worked at MSG Afrika as station manager of POWER 98.7 and hosted the POWER Breakfast Show.

He also served as the Group Head of Programming at MSG.