Streaming issues? Report here
John Perlman 1500 x 1500 2020 John Perlman 1500 x 1500 2020
Afternoon Drive with John Perlman
15:00 - 18:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: The Money Show with Bruce Whitfield
See full line-up
Afternoon Drive with John Perlman
15:00 - 18:00
Home
arrow_forward
Lifestyle
fiber_manual_record
Local

Veteran broadcaster Bob Mabena passes away

10 August 2020 5:42 PM
Tags:
Celebrity deaths
Bob Mabena
Bob Mabena dies

Tributes and condolence messages have been pouring in since the news broke.

JOHANNESBURG - Veteran broadcaster Bob Mabena has passed away at the age of 51.

Mabena is known for having hosted some of South Africa’s biggest radio shows in his career, spanning over 30 years.

Mabena was the station manager and breakfast show anchor at Power FM. He died from cardiac arrest on Monday.

Power FM chairman Given Mkhari described his passing as a huge loss.

“He was admitted to hospital on Saturday and was discharged this morning (Monday). On his way home, he experienced more pain and they went back to the hospital. When I arrived at hospital, he was in ICU. Mrs Mabena was called into the room when they pronounced him dead.”

Tributes and condolence messages have been pouring in since the news broke.


This article first appeared on EWN : Veteran broadcaster Bob Mabena passes away


10 August 2020 5:42 PM
Tags:
Celebrity deaths
Bob Mabena
Bob Mabena dies

More from Lifestyle

car motoring 123rf

'Don't overspend on a car purchase - smaller and cheaper equals better value!'

17 September 2020 9:12 PM

Low interest rates and plenty of deals on offer - personal finance guru Warren Ingram points out the pitfalls on The Money Show.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Young man youth teenager teen boy credit card 123rf 123rfbusiness 123rflifestyle

I’ve never been interested in money - Cameron (11), son of Bruce Whitfield

15 September 2020 11:29 AM

"It's brilliant! The jokes are actually funny," says Cameron in his review of "Manage Your Money Like a Grownup".

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

John Perlman

'We lived in a big house with a pool. But my parents were anxious about money'

14 September 2020 8:08 PM

Bruce Whitfield interviews 702 presenter John Perlman about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Fear businessman storm ocean 123rf 123rfbusiness

Foreigners – fearful of SA’s spiralling debt – are dumping government bonds

14 September 2020 7:14 PM

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Kevin Lings, Chief Economist at Stanlib Asset Management.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ZDFin

New specialist property financier, ZDFin to bridge the gap for community schemes

14 September 2020 7:30 AM

Looking for bridging finance and smart financial solutions for community schemes? Keep reading.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Lockdown levels South Africa Covid-19 coronavirus 123rf

We need a paradigm shift in how we view the creative industry - Sibongile Mngoma

13 September 2020 11:43 AM

Sibongile Mngoma says a budget must be factored in to help venues to be covid-compliant so we can open the industry responsibly.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ntando-mahlangujpg

I started running in 2014 and in 2016 I went to Rio to represent SA - Ntando

12 September 2020 3:35 PM

Young Paralympic star Ntando Mahlangu is featured in the Netflix documentary 'Rising Phoenix' which launched on 26 August.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191219dogjpg

[WATCH] A mother speaks to a dog like she’s speaking to a human

11 September 2020 8:28 AM

Khabazela shares some of the videos that went viral on Twitter and Facebook

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190527 Saray Khumalo7

On a mission to raise R1-million for digital literacy

10 September 2020 4:38 PM

Saray Khumalo says the plan is to raise R1-million in eight hours and beat a record held by a team in the UK.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

cattlejpg

Lions less likely to attack cattle with eyes painted on their backsides - study

8 September 2020 4:53 PM

Botswana Predator Conservation director Dr J Weldon McNutt says

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Local

Xenophobia

Reckless statements by political leaders fuel xenophobia - Human Rights Watch

18 September 2020 2:01 PM

The watchdog says foreign nationals in SA live in constant fear due to xenophobic violence despite government action plan.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

rich wealthy businessman salary 123rf 123rfbusiness

International Equal Pay Day: Be more intentional in empowering women

18 September 2020 1:33 PM

Onyi Nwaneri of Afrika Tikkun says it is a joke to celebrate the day when we still have the pay disparities.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

pot-steam-cooking-food-meal-preparation-kitchen-123rf

Clement Manyathela aces custard test ... but he must take it easy on the sugar

18 September 2020 12:37 PM

Food stylist and photographer Katelyn Allegra rates Clement's first homemade custard attempt a 9/10.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

car motoring 123rf

'Don't overspend on a car purchase - smaller and cheaper equals better value!'

17 September 2020 9:12 PM

Low interest rates and plenty of deals on offer - personal finance guru Warren Ingram points out the pitfalls on The Money Show.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Pothole

Failed manager hired to fix potholes - JRA says it can't dispute his references

17 September 2020 5:10 PM

The agency's Elvis Zwane says they hired Republic Monakedi through a recruitment process they used for other candidates.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Andile Lungisa

'Andile Lungisa's concerns are predominantly focused on poor prison conditions'

17 September 2020 4:09 PM

Former ANC Nelson Mandela Bay councillor Andile Lungisa begins his two-year sentence at the North End prison in Port Elizabeth.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Tharina

Mastermind pleads guilty to kidnapping and threatening father of Vaal girl

17 September 2020 2:14 PM

Due to Tharina Human and three others pleading guilty the family will never get to hear what was behind the incident.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Crime scene tape police barrier 123rfcrime 123rf

'It is a sad day when country cannot guarantee safety of its health workers'

17 September 2020 1:56 PM

SA Medical Association president Dr Angelique Coetzee reflects on the murder of anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Sophie Lichaba

'The formula that I have is if somebody else can do it I will be able to do it'

17 September 2020 12:47 PM

Actress and businesswoman Sophie Lichaba shares her personal journey on #Hanging out with Clement

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Rapid  test for antibody detection Covid-19 coronavirus antibody test 123rf

'People susceptible to COVID-19 and have comorbidities must not let guard down'

17 September 2020 7:52 AM

South African Medical Research Council president and CEO professor Glenda Gray reflects on the move to a lower alert level.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward