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The nation is in mourning after the passing of one of its sons Bob “The Jammer” Mabena. Mabena died on monday the 10th of August 2020. He was 51,  he spent 30 of those years in the broadcasting industry.

 

Listen to the below clips of the tribute from his friends, colleagues, associates and the public at large. Power FM the station where he hosted the Power Breakfast Show ran the tribute for the most part of tuesday the 11th August celebrating the life and times of this colourful son of the soil.

 

Mabena had a colourful  broadcasting career from Radio BOP to Metro FM, to Highveld 94.7 to Kaya FM to Gagasi FM and Power 98.7FM

 

 

 

Rest in peace Bob “The Jammer” Mabena, you have played a very crucial role in building black and modern radio in South Africa. You continouosly challenged yourself out of your comfort zone and walked roads less travelled. You left Metro FM at your peak to join Highveld stereo in 1997 a move which took the industry by surprise, but that was Bob Mabena allowing himself to grow. History has proven you right as the likes of Dj Fresh followed the same trend when he left Y-FM to join 5FM in 2006.

 

 

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