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US Africa Summit-National Press Club Hosts Pres. Zuma

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The National Press Club hosted South African President Jacob Zuma on the day Nelson Mandela spoke at the same venue 20 years ago. President Zuma was one of the at least 51 African Heads of State who converged to the Washington DC for the US Africa Summit as a sign of commitment by the USA following President Obama's trip in 2013 it aims to focus on Africa’s security, its democratic development, and its people. President Zuma was accompanied on this trip by First Lady Bongi Ngema, Foreign Affairs Minister Ms Maite Mashabane and other dignitaries to name a few. The event was kicked off by lunch followed by a question and answer session. Guests like the Rev. Jesse Jackson were also present.