Broadcasting legend Bob Mabena dies at 51

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

PRETORIA - Popular radio personality Bob Mabena has died at the age of 51.

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

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.

One of the best to ever do it! 😕 Radio will never be the same... #RIPBobMabena
Bob Mabena... What a legend!

— KGOSI CHRIS MARTIENS (@ChrisMartiens) August 10, 2020