Parliament, Wednesday, 08 February 2022 – Parliament’s Presiding Officers, led by the Speaker of the National Assembly Ms Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula and the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces Mr Amos Masondo, will today at 3pm inspect the infrastructural readiness of the Cape Town City Hall to host the 2023 State of the Nation Address (SONA).

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called a Joint Sitting of the NA and NCOP for tomorrow Thursday, 10 February at 7 pm to deliver the 2023 SONA.

The Cape Town City Hall was declared a Parliamentary precinct from 01 to 23 February 2023, and all rules that apply to a Parliamentary precinct became effective.

Details of the Walk-about are below:

Date: Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Time: 15:00
Venue: Cape Town City Hall

Only accredited media in possession of media tags will be allowed entry at the Cape Town City Hall.

All media accredited to work in the Parliamentary precinct on the day of SONA are to collect their tags as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 08 February
Time: 08:00 to 20h00

Date: Thursday, 09 February
Time: 06:00 – 13:00

Venue: Government Garage, 49 Hope Street, Cape Town

For all enquiries related to SONA Media Accreditation, contact Mlindi Mpindi on 081 716 7329 or or Manelisi Ntsodo on 081 716 2021 or


Enquiries: Moloto Mothapo