ANCYL president Collen Maine declared that the party's youth would do all it could to protect the nation's president.
EFF MPs arrived at Parliament singing and dancing, while police clashed with protesters in the streets of Cape Town.
Police fired stun grenades to disperse crowds that were threatening to breach barricades erected outside Parliament. (PICS and VIDEO).
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela confirmed on the red carpet ahead of #SONA2016 that she had met with President Zuma about Nkandla.
Members of the ANC were “closing in on the parliamentary precinct” to protect democracy, said the Western Cape ANC spokesman.
Vishwas Satgar envisions what Jacob Zuma would do if he considered himself to be a climate emergency president and statesman.
"Zuma is a thief" was just one of the phrases chanted by protesters at the #ZumaMustFall march in Cape Town's CBD. [VIDEO].
As the nation prepares for #SONA2016, Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout reveals she has no desire to attend as the next Mrs Zuma.
"The EFF and the DA don't want Zuma to speak today but we must make sure he does," an ANC supporter said ahead of #SONA2016.
The parliamentary mace redesign illustrated how complicated social issues can be resolved through discussion.
Planned demonstrations got off to a slow start in Cape Town with marches getting cancelled or running late.
Zuma has the persona of a survivor with strong political instincts.
Twitter is expecting theatrics at tonight’s #SONA16...
President Jacob Zuma faces his toughest State of the Nation address today in wake of damaging controversies.
President Zuma must use his State of the Nation address to win back the trust of South Africans, a senior political analyst said.