Parliament will officially open with the 2016 State of the Nation Address (SONA) held on Thursday, 11 February 2016.
President Jacob Zuma will deliver his speech outlining the government’s achievements and key plans for the year ahead.
After the speech, opposition parties will be given the opportunity to prepare rebuttal to Zuma in a joint sitting.
The official debate on the President’s SONA will take place on 16 and 17 February 2016.
The President will then give his reply to the debate on 18 February 2016.
Meanwhile, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has requested for a fresh debate on a motion of no confidence in President Zuma.