In celebration of Africa Day, distinguished guests at the Presidential inauguration came in large numbers wearing traditional clothes to commemorate the day.
More than 1 000 prisoners in Kroonstad prison have gathered in a hall to watch the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa.
As the inauguration process is underway at the Loftus Vesfield Stadium in Pretoria, the South African National Defence Force’s (SANDF) Colonel Victor Khasapane says the preparation to the presidential inauguration took months to put together.
Heads of state, former heads of state and heads of international and regional organisation have started arriving for President-elect, Cyril Ramaphosa’s inauguration at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria.
Thousands of people have already arrived at the Loftus stadium in Pretoria where the Presidential Inauguration will take place on Saturday.
Government has called on citizens that are planning to attend the Presidential inauguration to arrive early to avoid disappointment as Loftus Versveld stadium in Pretoria will have limited public capacity.
Preparations for the presidential inauguration have officially started. The Loftus Stadium management has handed over the stadium to government for the event.
Minister in the Presidency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says cost cutting measures were taken into consideration when deciding on the presidential inauguration venue.
The DA says the estimated cost of R120 million for the Presidential Inauguration planned for May 25 is exorbitant.