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ANC President Jacob Zuma to speak at the Imvuselelo one Million Membership Countdown Launch

16 July 2011

As part of the African National Congress (ANC) drive towards the one million membership, ANC President Jacob Zuma, National Chairperson Baleka Mbete, Organising and Campaigns Chairperson Fikile Mbalula and members of the ANC NEC sub-committee on Organising and Campaigns will on Monday, July 18, visit the historic Lilies Leaf farm in Rivonia – where the ANC High Command of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) was arrested during the height of apartheid. President Zuma will speak on the Imvuselelo one million membership countdown. The programme is as follows:

9.40am: Arrival at Lilies Leaf farm of National Chairperson Baleka Mbete
10am – 11am: Comrade Baleka Mbete is interviewed by the Jewish Radio Station
11am – 11.15am: Briefing with President Jacob Zuma
11.15am – 12pm: ANC President Jacob Zuma speaks on the organisation`s one million membership countdown
12pm – 1pm: President and NEC members taken on tour of Lilies Leaf farm by CEO Nicholas Wolpe
1pm – 2pm: Lunch
2pm – 2.10pm: Vote of thanks by Comrade Fikile Mbalula
2.10pm: Departure for Luthuli House

Issued by:
Jackson Mthembu
National Spokesperson

Jackson Mthembu 082 370 8401
Brian Sokutu 071 671 6899
Ishmael Mnisi 082 333 5550