Ben Said

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Ben Said
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Born Ben Said
01 April 1974
Died 26 August 2019 (aged 45)
Cause of death Drowning
Education St Edward's School
Rondebosch Boys' High School
Alma mater Technikon Natal
  • Journalist
  • News Editor
  • Director of News
Years active 2000 - 2019
Spouse(s) Nicky Said
Children Lily Said
Bella Said

Ben Said (01 April 1974 - 26 August 2019) was a South African journalist who was serving as the director of news at eNCA at the time of his death. He had worked for since year 2000 before leaving in 2015 to join Turkey's TRT World. Ben Said rejoined's eNCA in 2019 as director of news shortly before his death.


  1. IOL, eNCA's Ben Said dies in tragic diving accident in Mozambique, 29 August 2019
  2. eNCA, eNCA's Ben Said dies in drowning accident, 29 August 2019
  3. Cape Talk, Ben was knee-deep in water and said he wasn't feeling too well', says brother, 29 August 2019
  4. EWN, Veteran journalist Ben Said dies, 29 August 2019
  5. The South African, Ben Said, eNCA News Director, dies in tragic diving accident, 29 August 2019
  6. News24, 'Ben, my darling, I'll always love you': Tributes pour in after sudden death of veteran journalist Ben Said, 29 August 2019
  7. 702, Veteran journalist Ben Said dies, 29 August 2019

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