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Castle of Good Hope berated over boozed-up staff

The Castle of Good Hope is one of Cape Town's oldest tourist sites, but has come under fire for its staff's allegedly poor conduct.

A CapeTalk listener called to complain about a drunk soldier on duty during their tour, in addition to poorly presented guard members in the march procession.

Castle of Good Hope CEO Calvyn Gilfellan says that the military guard will face disciplinary action after he was reported to the supervising staff sergeant.

Gilfellan explains that the guards, who are a reserve force members, are required to watch over the premises.

He says he has given instruction for new uniforms to be provided to those on duty.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:


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