Local stars invited to attend SONA

Cape Town - The State of the Nation address is set to be a star-studded event. 

According to the official South African Government news agency, local rapper Cassper Nyovest and Grammy award-winning group Ladysmith Black Mamboza have been invited to attend the 2018 State of the Nation address by President Jacob Zuma. 

The theme for year's address will be "Making the future work better - Learning from Madiba."

Reigning Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel Peters has also been invited, as well as former president's Thabo Mbeki and FW de Klerk, and former Speaker Frene Ginwala.

The State of the Nation address will take place on 8 February.