Veteran radio and television personality Bob Mabena passed away at the age of 51.
Reports state that he passed away on Monday following a short illness.
According to Daily Sun sources at Power FM the Bob Mabena was in hospital for lung problems.
He was discharged from hospital and went home with his wife in Centurion. He got worse and as they drove him back to the hospital he didn’t make it.
A statement from Power FM has confirmed that Bob Mabena died of cardiac arrest.
RIP messages have been flooding social media and there is also a message of condolences from the president Cyril Ramaphosa.
“Tonight I join the many South Africans, the media fraternity, and the family & friends of Bob Mabena in mourning the loss of one of our greatest icons. #RIPBobMabena”