Iconic noonday gunner Dudley Malgas to serve Cape Town through tourism
Cape Town's noonday gunner Dudley Malgas fired his final round on Saturday.
He retires after firing the Signal Hill cannon more than 6500 times during his 22 years of service.
I’ve been the man who keeps Cape Town on time at 12:00 pm every day… Time is important to us as soldiers.Dudley Malgas, retired noonday gunner
Refilwe Moloto asked Malgas about his plans.
He is taking a short break ("probably a week or two") before venturing into his new career.
I’m venturing into tourism so I could still have that interaction with people… Tourism is important to Capetonians…Dudley Malgas, retired noonday gunner
Listen to the interview in the audio below.
Clinical psychologist Khosi Jiyane says heritage is different to legacy, which is what we go forward and DO with our heritage.Read More
CCID chairperson Rob Kane says increase in co-working facilities shows city is offering companies more and more value.Read More
On World Rhino Day, conservationist Tim Neary takes a hard look at South Africa's anti-poaching record.Read More
Nikki Bush says the word 'punishment' needs to be replaced with the term 'management' and provides appropriate parenting tips.Read More
Sports journalist Dylan Rogers on the Springboks' World Cup chances after coach Rassie Erasmus has turned the team around.Read More
EWN Sport goes Beyond the Touchline to find out why rugby is such a compelling game, what motivates the Springboks, and what their most memorable Rugby World Cup moment is.Read More
Statements After an Arrest Under the Immorality Act comes to The Fugard Studio Theatre from 17 September for a limited season.Read More
The official opposition lost two municipal wards to the ANC and the Freedom Front Plus in local bi-elections.Read More
The Skukuza Regional Court will stay put - for now - and the justice ministry will decide if the court must be shut and relocated.Read More
The Nelson Mandela Foundation's Luzuko Koti says they are not surprised by the ruling.Read More