Thousands of people descend on Cape Town, for the Investec Cape Town Arts Fair, which coincides with SONA.
Cosatu in the Western Cape is expected to embark on a two-hour long protest on Thursday at the Grand Parade in the Cape Town CBD, ahead of President Cyril Ramaphosa's State-of-the-Nation-Address.
At least two native Khoekhoegowab language speakers have accused poet and rapper Bradley van Sitters of speaking gibberish when ushering in President Cyril Ramaphosa during the State of the Nation Address on Thursday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says government will focus on a number of priorities, including economic transformation, job creation, education, skills and health in the next decade.
The private sector has joined hands with government to create the much-needed jobs in the country.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to ensure that two million young people are employed in the next 10 years.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says now is the time that we have to make difficult choices that will not please everyone. Speaking during his State of the Nation Address Ramaphosa says that if goals set out in the NDP are to be met by the 6th administration, they must have specific targets towards which they must work.
All eyes will be on President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday night as he delivers his third state-of-the-nation address, which will be his first address as head of government in the sixth administration. Amongst the 1 200 guests expected to arrive for the SONA are former Presidents Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe.
New players in the political space, and Parliament's new kids on the block, GOOD and African Transformation Movement (ATM) have strong expectations of President Ramaphosa’s administration.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says all preparations are in place for President Cyril Ramaphosa's State-of-the-Nation-Address (SONA) on Thursday evening.
Parlimentary spokesperson, Moloto Mothapo says they are ready for the formal program to start ahead of the first State Of the Nation Address of the sixth administration.
Among the most marginalised of South African citizens, rural women are hoping the President's State of the Nation speech addresses their economic challenges.
President Cyril Ramaphosa must set achievable short, medium and long terms goals, and promise less. This according to political analyst and research director at Unisa's democracy and governance programme, Professor Lesiba Teffo.
The youth in Pretoria are challenging President Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver on his promise to create jobs.
Several Cape Town streets were closed to traffic on Tuesday night as members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) started their rehearsal for the State Of the Nation Address.
Parliament will spend about two million rands on President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation address (SONA) next Thursday.
The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called on authorities in the North West, to ensure that they prioritise rural safety.
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.