SONA: On the red carpet

By Kirstin Buick
11 February 2016

SA's politicians have turned out for President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address at Parliament in Cape Town in style. Here's a look at the red carpet arrivals.

They've swapped their pencil skirts for ball gowns and traditional dress, their overalls for tuxedos. SA's politicians have turned out for President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address at Parliament in Cape Town in style. Here's a look at the red carpet arrivals. SASCO Western Cape Provincial Chairperson Naledi Maponopono

Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula and his wife Nozuko
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela
President of the African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) Kenneth Meshoe and his wife Lydia Meshoe
DA leader Helen Zille
Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba
Minister Bheki Cele
ANC MP Ximbi Dumisani Livingston and his wife Ntombethemba
Newlywed Mandla Mandela and his wife Rabia Clarke.
Lindiwe Zulu and her daughter Phindile, who designed their outfits
Member of the Executive Council Education for the Mpumalanga Provincial Government Moses Masango and his wife Ninini
Deputy Minister Nomaindia Mfeketo
EFF leader Julius Malema stuck with his red overalls
Minister Nathi Mthethwa
ANC MP Thandi Mahambehlala

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