President Jacob Zuma greets ANCYL President Julius Malema at the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
President Jacob Zuma greets ANCYL President Julius Malema at the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
The Premier of Limpopo Province Cassel Mathale addresses ANC supporters during the party's 99th Anniversary Celebration which was held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
The Premier of Limpopo Province Cassel Mathale addresses ANC supporters during the party's 99th Anniversary Celebration which was held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Zolani Mkhiva, The Poet, struts his stuff on stage as President Jacob Zuma looks on during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Zolani Mkhiva, The Poet, struts his stuff on stage as President Jacob Zuma looks on during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, President Jacob Zuma and ANCYL President Julius Malema  cut the cake during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe, President Jacob Zuma and ANCYL President Julius Malema cut the cake during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
ANCYL President Julius Malema and President Jacob Zuma during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
ANCYL President Julius Malema and President Jacob Zuma during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Minister of Sports Fikile Mbalula pops champagne during ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Minister of Sports Fikile Mbalula pops champagne during ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Singer Chomee entertains the crowd during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Singer Chomee entertains the crowd during the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Bikers in ANC T-shirts roared into the FNB Stadium at the party's final election rally. Photo: Independent Newspapers
Bikers in ANC T-shirts roared into the FNB Stadium at the party's final election rally. Photo: Independent Newspapers
Julius Malema. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko
Julius Malema. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko
President Jacob Zuma cuts the cake at the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
President Jacob Zuma cuts the cake at the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Secretary General of the ANC Gwede Mantashe speaks to ANCYL President Julius Malema at the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
Secretary General of the ANC Gwede Mantashe speaks to ANCYL President Julius Malema at the ANC's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
President Jacob Zuma arrived at the FNB Stadium shortly afternoon to thunderous applause from thousands of ANC supporters at the party's final election rally. Photo: Independent Newspapers
President Jacob Zuma arrived at the FNB Stadium shortly afternoon to thunderous applause from thousands of ANC supporters at the party's final election rally. Photo: Independent Newspapers
President Jacob Zuma, accompanied by the Premier of Limpopo Province Cassel Mathale, greets  supporters as they arrive at the party's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving  they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star
President Jacob Zuma, accompanied by the Premier of Limpopo Province Cassel Mathale, greets supporters as they arrive at the party's 99th Anniversary Celebration held at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane. Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the venue ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas. Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium. Photo: Dumisani Sibeko, The Star

Thousands of people wearing yellow ANC t-shirts and blowing vuvuzelas converged on the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Saturday ahead of President Jacob Zuma's annual January 8 statement. Bus and taxi loads of people were seen arriving at the stadium amid a high police presence. As distinguished guests and well known performers began arriving they received a rapturous applause and blast of vuvuzelas.

Mkhonto We Zizwe veterans marched into the stadium with a yellow, green and black cake to celebrate the party's 99th anniversary. Loud music, cheering and the blowing of vuvuzelas filled the stadium.