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South African President Zuma to speak at NPC Luncheon Aug. 4

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WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Jacob Zuma of South Africa will be the guest at a National Press Club Speakers luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Monday, August 4.

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Zuma, who was first elected president in 2009 and re-elected in 2014, will speak on the eve of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington August 5 to 6, and shortly after the 6th BRICS summit he participated in agreed to establish a $50 billion development bank.

His appearance at the NPC coincides with the approaching 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela speaking at the Club on Oct. 7, 1994, after the first fully democratic election in South Africa's history.

The Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 2 p.m, followed by a question and answer session ending at 3 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at (http://www.press.org/events/npc-luncheon-jacob-zuma-president-republic-south-africa). The cost of luncheon admission is $22 for NPC members and $36 for non-members.  Tickets may be purchased at the time of reservations.

National Press Club Luncheons are webcast live on press.org. Follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #NPCLunch, or on Facebook at (facebook.com/PressClubDC) and Twitter (@PressClubDC). Submit questions for speakers in advance and during the live event by sending them to @QNPCLunch on Twitter. Or email a question in advance, type Jacob Zuma in the subject line and send to president@press.org before 10 a.m. on the day of event.

The Press Club is on the 13th floor at 529 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Credentialed press may cover this event with ID.

About the National Press Club
The National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists with more than 3,300 members worldwide representing every major news organization. More than 250,000 people visit the Club each year to attend more than 2,000 events. The Club was founded in 1908 and is on the web at press.org.

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