Tonight at 7pm, President Jacob Zuma will deliver his last State of the Nation Address (SONA) as president of the ANC and his third last as president of South Africa (should he serve his full term until 2019).
#SONA2017 will be delivered at 7pm tonight, that is, if the EFF attendees are on their best behaviour and don’t disrupt the speech. Last year, Zuma delivered his speech almost an hour late after EFF MPs heckled him and had to be thrown out.
As usual, proceedings will begin with high-profile politicians and other individuals hitting the red carpet into Parliament, parades by the SANDF and gun salutes and the deputy-president, speaker of Parliament and president walking in.
You can watch #SONA2017 below.