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2012-11-02 08:37
 
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Cape Town – After 37 years in the business, veteran Afrikaans newsreader Riaan Cruywagen is retiring, reports Beeld.

Acting head of news and actuality at the SABC, Jimi Matthews, confirmed on Thursday that Cruywagen will be leaving the broadcasting corporation in November.

Matthews told Beeld that on 26 November it will be exactly 37 years since Cruywagen started working at the SABC. "He is 67. He's retiring," Matthews added.

Cruywagen believes he's already seven years over his retiring age and revealed that he's done over 7 000 television broadcasts.

"This means that I couldn't spend time with my family for at least 7 000 evenings, so I must say I'm looking forward to the evenings at home."

Cruywagen last took a "proper" holiday in 2006 and after that a long weekend here and there, but said that "it's not really enough time to rest and switch off.

"That's how it goes when the news is your food, but it's going to be nice to quietly read the newspapers and magazines during the day and to rather read a book than a newspaper."

Cruywagen is also known for being the voice on then popular children's programme Haas Das se Nuuskas.

*Pay tribute to Riaan by sending a message of congratulations and farewell to tv@channel24.co.za , and get published!

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