The second day of debate on the State of the Nation Address (SONA) was harsher towards President Cyril Ramaphosa than the first - not only because of government's failures but allegations directed at him personally.
COPE Leader Mosioua Lekota has brought the National Assembly to complete quiet, followed but murmurs of startle when he accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of selling him and other comrades out to the apartheid special branch.
Opposition parties in Parliament have for the second consecutive day criticised President Cyril Ramaphosa for not taking action when things were going wrong in the country in the past few years.
The challenges facing power utility Eskom and corruption featured strongly during the debate on the State of the Nation Address in Parliament.
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has slammed the governing African National Congress (ANC) for what he says was the creating of the conditions for the massive loadshedding that has hit the country.
A police officer has opened an assault case against a member of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) after an incident in parliament.
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane has described President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s speech as “a state of no action.”
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africans will vote in the general election this year on the 8 May.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says since last year work has been done to transform the economy.
Guests walked down the red carpet ahead of the State Of the Nation Address in Parliament.
President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers his annual State of the National Address.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is about to deliver the State of the Nation Address at 7 o'clock. It is expected that he will speak about corruption.
Guests are starting to walk down the red carpet ahead of Thursday's opening of Parliament. This is the time of the afternoon when Members of Parliament get to show off their finest outfits.
A large police contingent has been deployed in Keizergracht Street just outside the Cape Town CBD ahead of a protest march by teachers affiliated to the newly formed Educators Union of South Africa.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the annual State of the National Address (SONA) later this evening.
Security arrangements around Parliament have once again provoked criticism from residents.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver the annual State of the National Address on Thursday evening.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has put final touches to his speech before delivery in Parliament Thursday evening.
As President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to deliver the State of the National Address on Thursday, hundreds of villagers in the Eastern Cape will be eagerly waiting to hear his plans on the construction of the Mzimvubu Water Project.
The State of the Nation Address (Sona) is expected to focus on a number of issues including land, corruption, investment and economic growth.