Ministers, guests and dignitaries have started arriving at the 2019 State of the Nation Address (SONA).

The SONA takes place at Parliament in Cape Town this evening, as President Cyril Ramaphosa will be delivering his second SONA.

On this day politicians pull out all the stops and strut the red carpet to showcase their fashion sense.

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