Building better bridges: AfCFTA and the new Africa

FACE2FACE AFRICA March 30, 2021
The “invitation only” Virtual Press Conference will be held at Swahili Village’s D.C. location

As Africa’s continent-wide free trade area becomes open for business, The Made Man Foundation (TMM) is hosting a series of international gatherings to discuss ways to maximize new and unprecedented opportunities. The series of events is part of TMM’s “100 Days of Action” campaign focused on building a global coalition among African nations and the worldwide diaspora.

The “invitation only” Virtual Press Conference will be held at Swahili Village’s D.C. location, also known as The Consulate, a fine African restaurant and social/cultural event space that fosters U.S.- African engagement.

WHAT: “Building Better Bridges: AfCFTA and the New Africa:” Event designed for journalists covering Africa, business, free-trade, and the global economy. For the full press release, please click here.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 31, 2021

5:00-6:00 pm | Virtual Press Conference. Please register via our Eventbrite site: Your Zoom link and password will be released upon registration.

6:00-9:00 pm | Gathering for Ambassadors and VIP guests only.

WHERE: Swahili Village Bar & Grill, 1990 M Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. To experience the Swahili Village ambience, please visit For inquiries regarding Swahili Village, please contact Mr. Ike Nwaneri, 301.841.0012.


  • Dr. Ky Dele, Founder, The Made Man Foundation
  • Felix Chevalier, Partner, Cooke Chevalier, PPLC


  • His Excellency Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah, Ambassador of Ghana to the United States
  • HIs Excellency Sidique Abou-Bakarr Wai, Ambassador of Sierra Leone to the United States


  • Reverend Dr. George E. Holmes, Served and Assisted 4 US Presidents, National Clergy Leadership Network
  • Jason Martin, Principal/Managing Partner, MCCG International
  • Dr. Pam Sitienie, Principal, Onaps Advisory
  • Charles Debow, Vice President, National Black Chambers of Commerce
  • Dr. Tommie Thompson, President, Bazillio Cob Associate
  • Dr. Charles Olawole, Principal, Graffiti Consulting Inc.

Last Edited by:Mildred Europa Taylor Updated: March 30, 2021


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