eNCA and e.tv will screen build-up to the State of the Nation address on Thursday, 14 February 2013, from 12pm onwards. It will also be broadcast on eNCA (DStv Channel 403) and in the UK on the SKY Digital Satellite Platform Channel 517.
At 7pm, e.tv and eNCA will simulcast Zuma's speech live. The news team will be live from the parliamentary precinct until approximately 9.30pm.
Senior political reporter, Hajra Omarjee and reporter, Lester Kiewit will bring viewers interviews and anticipation, as well as reactions from various political parties and civic organisations. News day anchor, Andrew Barnes will anchor from Parliament for the earlier broadcasts. News Night's Iman Rappetti will join him from 5pm. The primary political analyst for the day will be Abdul Waheed Patel, who will be on air from 5pm. Marie Claire editor, Aspasia Karras will also be on hand to provide the fashion lowdown from the red carpet.