Gallery: #Sona2018 red carpet

Finance minister Malusi Gigaba and his wife Norma. Picture: S'thembile Cele.
Finance minister Malusi Gigaba and his wife Norma. Picture: S'thembile Cele.

The red carpet was rolled out at Parliament this afternoon, as guests arrived to listen to newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa present his first official state of the nation address.

Among the prominent figures who were spotted on the red carpet were Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane and his wife, Natalie, and Mandla Mandela and his wife, Rabia. Have a look at the gallery to see who else was there and what they wore.

eNCA news anchor Cathy Mohlahlana.
A leader Mmusi Maimane and his wife, Natalie. PHOTO:
Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, with her partner for the evening, stylist Brandon Vandervyver
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane
Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and his daughter, Lethabo.
Bheki Cele and his wife Thembeka.
Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
Mandla Mandela and his wife Rabia
Finance minister Malusi Gigaba and his wife Norma. Picture: S'thembile Cele.

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