March 2016 SoNA Special Edition

SoNA Pictorials

President Jacob Zuma delivered the State of the Nation Address (SoNA) to a joint sitting of Parliament on 11 February 2016 in what was a colourful and glamorous affair. During his speech, the  President talked about government’s achievements of the past year and looked to the future by presenting a programme for the coming year. Vuk'uzenzele captured all the highlights of the SoNA, including all the glitz of the red carpet.

President Jacob Zuma, Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete making their way into Parliament together with first lady Bongiwe Ngema-Zuma(back left), and Speaker of the National Council of Provinces Thandi Modise.

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu and her daughter on the red carpet.   

Members of the South African National Defence Force stand in honour of the President.


Trade & Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina (left) and his partner seen here with Sports and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula and his wife.       The outside of Parliament was abuzz with activities as South Africans waited for the President to deliver SoNA.      President Zuma meets guests outside of Parliament.

President Zuma had high tea with some of his special guests before the State of the Nation address.

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