LIVE STREAM | Bob Mabena laid to rest in Johannesburg

Bob Mabena
Bob Mabena
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The Mabena family and POWER 98.7 invite South Africans to join a virtual funeral service on Saturday, and say goodbye to radio legend Bob Mabena. 

The radio personality died on Monday. He was 51.

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With an illustrious career spanning over 30 years, he hosted his last show on POWER Breakfast on Friday, 7 August ahead of Women's Day.

A memorial service celebrating his life and career was held on Thursday. "When he said he cared about you, he didn't just say it; he showed you," said Melanie Bala during a stirring tribute. Judith Sephuma delivered a rousing rendition of Donny Hathaway's A Song For You. (read more here)

Tributes continue to pour in from listeners and prominent figures including, Doctor Khumalo, DJ Fresh, Pitso Mosimane, Bonang Mohale and Wilson B. Nkosi. 


The service will broadcast live on SABC News, eNCA and Newzroom Afrika.

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