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Now the aching silence: Remembering radio legend Bob Mabena

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Bob Mabena at the GQs Man of the year awards 2019. (Photo: Gallo Images/Oupa Bopape)
Bob Mabena at the GQs Man of the year awards 2019. (Photo: Gallo Images/Oupa Bopape)

"Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying, and this same flower that smiles today, tomorrow will be…" Bob Mabena wrote on Facebook on Sunday, 9 August.

Never typing out the final word from the poem To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time by Robert Herrick.

The next day, it would be the task of Bob’s colleague and friend Given Mkhari, chairperson of POWER 98.7 and MSG Afrika, to speak the final word.

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