President Cyril Ramaphosa will deliver his State of the Nation Address for 2020 on Thursday. Follow our live blog for updates including the stunning outfits, the speech and potential shenanigans.
WATCH LIVE: Formal proceeding and President Ramaphosa's Sona speech under way.
...And MPs have now made their way into hamber
GALLERY: Drama and flair ruled the Sona red carpet.
The Land Party picketing outside Parliament, ahead of SONA this evening. Make sure you follow @EWNReporter for on the ground live updates.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has also made an appearance on the red carpet.
Mkhwebane is currently facing a parliamentary process to have a removed as Public Protector. Read all about it here:
The shade of it all!
Former DA member Herman Mashaba is throwing nothing but shade at MPs on the red carpet.
Transport Minister broda Fikile Mbalula has arrived in a Nigerian inspired outfit. He says his goal still remains in tact; to fix Prasa and SA's public transport system.
Read all about Shibambu here:
The star of the moment.
Nineteen-year-old praise singer Masingita Shibambu has arrived. She will be honouring Ramaphosa ahead of his address tonight.
Mandla Mandela and wife Rosekeni Nabia in a Xhosa-inspired black and white outfit.
Big Brother star turned into media mogul Babalwa 'Barbielicious' Mneno in what looks like a layered yellow outfit.
Newly elected Nuclear Energy Corporation of South Africa (NECSA) board member Senamile Masango is also on the red carpet in a bright and loud red and gold number. She says she looks forward to hearing more about the energy integrated systems and young people studying something that is relevant to the 4IR
DA youth leader Luyolo Mpithi says he hopes that Ramaphosa will talk about interventions to deal with youth unemployment and also touch on the green economy.
Media personality Ntando Duma in a bold black and white outfit
Sticking to the colours of the ANC: MP Hein April rocks a green and gold suit
Red for danger, danger gevaar!
The EFF is officially in the building. Will they disrupt Ramaphosa's address tonight?
Deputy Chief Whip Doris Dlakude in a simple yet stunning maroon dress.
Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana looking all bedazzled!
EFF MP Yoli Yako #Sona2020
DA MP John Steenhuisen is also on the red carpet.
South Africans explain why they won't be tuning into Ramaphosa's Sona this evening:
You can watch the Sona buildup from the SABC here:
Catch the last-minute preparations ahead of the State of the Nation Address this evening.
We also asked you, our readers, if you will be watching the State of the Nation Address this evening andit seems like some of you are not interested...
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has wished Ramaphosa well ahead of his address tonight.
Less talk no action, says Cosatu to Ramaphosa ahead of his address.
The trade union says it wants Ramaposa to provide clear targets and timelines for delivery on plans to revive the economy, create jobs and to bring Eskom back from the brink.
In the meantime, you can read what some analysts have to say ahead of the president's address.
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Some young people want Ramaphosa to address the issue of climate change in South Africa as they feel that this is one of the many ignored issues in the country.
Mazzone says Sona is not about fashion but rather about the country's electricity and unemployment crisis.
Talk about being an early bird!
DA MP Natasha Mazzone has already graced us with her presence on the red carpet with fellow DA MP Kevin Mileham.
This evening, Ramaphosa is expected to deliver his fourth State of the Nation Address in Parliament. While it remains unclear as to what he would be touching on, questions mount on whether the Economic Freedom Fighters will disrupt his address again as promised.
Make sure you also follow @EWNReporter where our reporters will be giving you a blow by blow update on what will be happening in Parliament today.