A video showing members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) marching to Zakes Bantwini's famous song Osama has gone viral on social media, setting the tone for the state of the nation address in 2022. (Sona).
During a rehearsal parade in Cape Town, troops of the SANDF march to Osama song.
Before President Cyril Ramaphosa's address on Thursday, there have been suggestions for a SANDF "Osama performance."
The SA Army support base band in KwaZulu-Natal will form part of the military's preparations for the Sona, according to the SANDF.
This year's Sona will be hosted at Cape Town City Hall, where former President Nelson Mandela spoke to thousands of South Africans for the first time following his release from jail in 1990.
After a fire damaged the parliamentary precinct last month, the City Hall has being used as a temporary location.
Attempts to interrupt the proceedings have been cautioned against by the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (Natjoints).
Here are some of the reactions:
"Nah I love South Africa 🇿🇦"
"There should be a Verzuz for countries 🔥"
"Got to love this country. The people here are such a vibe.😍😍😍😍😍"
"THIS IS AMAZING 😭😭😭😭"
"😂😂🤣🤣Bathong even SANDF?! At least it's not a Mabena moment"
"Love this country"
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