The legendary radio and television personality Bob Mabena died of cardiac arrest at the age of 51. His cause of death was confirmed by his employers.
At the time of his death he was the anchor of the Breakfast show on Power 98.7.
“It is with deep grief and pain that we announce Power 98.7 Breakfast host Bob Mabena’s passing away from cardiac arrest…”
“The family is coming to terms with his passing and respectfully requests the public to afford them the appropriate space..”, said 98.7 management.
According to the Daily Sun, Mabena had been hospitalised owing to lung problems before he was discharged and sent home. He then endured complications and struggled to breathe.
Attempts were made to get him back to the hospital however he did not make it. Mabena also worked for Metro Fm, Highveld Sterio, and Kaya Fm among many other stations during his long career.