2.4 million tuned in for Cruywagen finale

2012-12-01 10:17

Over 2 million people tuned into SABC 2 to watch veteran Afrikaans television news presenter Riaan Cruywagen read his final bulletin.

Riaan Cruywagen opened the world to us

2012-11-27 09:29

As a teen, Riaan opened a world to us - news, events, people but also compassion, joy, pain and a belief in the future.

A tearful goodbye to Riaan Cruywagen

2012-11-27 09:10

Even though I am English speaking, I always preferred to watch the Afrikaans news he presented. I had grown very proud of him as I grew.

I bid farewell to Riaan Cruywagen

2012-11-27 08:57

It gives me great pleasure to bid you farewell on your retirement. 37 years and 7 000 broadcasts later...

Riaan Cruywagen: The last broadcast

2012-11-26 14:08

Marking exactly 37 years since he started working for the SABC, the time has come for veteran Afrikaans newsreader Riaan Cruywagen to sign off for the very last time.

Riaan Cruywagen is a legend

2012-11-02 14:00

I remember Riaan Cruywagen as the very pale guy with perfectly styled hair who read the news - for many years us kids debated if it was a wig.

Riaan Cruywagen, you rock!

2012-11-02 11:33

For me personally, I salute you for services you delivered and the inspirational legacy you leaving with me.

Farewell Oom Riaan

2012-11-02 11:16

I only met you twice and each time you were as always the perfect gentleman.

Thank You Riaan!

2012-11-02 09:47

Thank You Riaan Cruywagen for being the voice of heartbreaking stories and the happy ones.

2012 Huisgenoot Skouspel below par

2012-10-08 12:27

The über-popluar celebration of Afrikaans music, has been entertaining crowds for 13 years this year. But has the magic of the Huisgenoot Skouspel started fading away?

Riaan Cruywagen writes tell-all bio

2012-03-07 10:09

Iconic Afrikaans newsreader Riaan Cruywagen is launching his much-anticipated autobiography in April.


Riaan Cruywagen back on SA TV screens

2013-02-01 10:40

Riaan Cruywagen will be heading back to South African television screens on a new channel, months after he stepped down from his role as an Afrikaans news anchor on SABC2.

Riaan Cruywagen's memorable moments

2012-11-27 09:44

Various Channel24 users weighed in on their favourite memories about Riaan Cruywagen and what they will miss about him, now that he has retired.

Riaan Cruywagen meant family time

2012-11-27 09:16

After having lost my dad almost 4 years ago, every time I would see Riaan on TV or even hear his voice it would trigger loving memories of those nights we spent together as a family.

Riaan Cruywagen will always be remembered

2012-11-27 09:06

You are truly and admirable person from what we have heard and seen on the television.

Riaan Cruywagen's final salute

2012-11-27 07:33

With a simple hand salute and goodbye wave, a visibly emotional Riaan Cruywagen has said goodbye to millions of viewers exactly 37 years since he started working for the SABC.

A tribute to Riaan Cruywagen

2012-11-26 13:24

This reader feels Riaan's retirement from broadcasting is going to leave a great gap in the ranks of the SABC.

Riaan is the face of Afrikaans news

2012-11-02 12:20

You were the face of the Afrikaans news from as early as I can remember!

Thank you Riaan for your years of service

2012-11-02 11:25

I am sure that South Africa wishes you a peaceful time off and a chance to do what you could not do in the past, like take a long holiday.

I grew up watching Riaan Cruywagen

2012-11-02 09:54

It comes with sadness that I logged into Twitter this morning to read of your retirement after 37 years of being the legendary Afrikaans news anchor in South Africa.

Riaan Cruywagen retiring after 37 years

2012-11-02 08:37

Iconic Afrikaans newsreader Riaan Cruywagen has announced his retirement from broadcasting after 37 years.

Riaan Cruywagen gives lessons on How to be Awesome

2012-06-20 10:59

Legendary newsreader Riaan Cruywagen, aka 'Cruy-Cruy', has taken it upon himself to teach South Africans how to be awesome.

'Planking' trend grips Mother City

2011-06-14 08:31

The latest trend to hit social networks worldwide, known as "planking", has also taken hold in the Western Cape.

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