the entertainment industry loses Bob Mabena’s Death

the entertainment industry loses Bob Mabena’s Death

The ANC said on Monday night that the death of 51-year-old veteran radio broadcaster Bob Mabena was a loss to point out business and radio loving fans.
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Mabena died because of the results of asystole earlier within the day, as confirmed by Power FM, where he hosted the breakfast show.

His family has asked for time and space to mourn his passing.

The ANC said via a press release that Mabena was an accomplished broadcaster who “brightened many mornings” via his breakfast show.

Mabena’s broadcasting career spanned 30 years, and included shows on Metro FM, Kaya FM, and SABC.
the entertainment industry loses Bob Mabena's Death


“For years, Mabena has been a continuing presence in South African homes, tackling various problems with national importance with charm, respect and an all-embracing and inclusive manner,” said the ANC.

“It was this ability to converse with and entertain all kinds of individuals that also made Mr Mabena a wanted orator and master of ceremonies, jobs he would perform with flair. He are going to be sadly missed.”

The party extended its condolences to Mabena’s family, friends and colleagues, saying it wished them “strength and fortitude during this difficult time”.

Meanwhile, during a short statement, Power FM said: “It is with deep grief and pain that we announce that POWER 98.7 Breakfast Host, Mr Bob Mabena gave up the ghost this afternoon, Monday 10 August 2020, from asystole .

“The family is coming to terms together with his passing and respectfully requests the general public to afford them the acceptable space.

“Further details are going to be communicated in due course,” said POWER FM.

Mabena was the co-host of meeting alongside Faith Mangope who recently joined the station.

He previously co-hosted the show with Thabo Mdluli at POWER 98.7.

“With a radio broadcasting career spanning over three decades, the name Bob Mabena became synonymous with the medium in South Africa . This afforded the formidable jock love, respect and reverence within the media industry also because the general public. May uncle Bob rest in POWER,” said the statement.