Steering Committee

Mr. Charles N. KAHUTHU


Mr. Charles N. KAHUTHU is the Regional Coordinator and CEO of the East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA). Before then he was Deputy CEO of KNCCI and also coordinated the functions of Membership and Branch Network Development, as well as all external partnerships between the Chamber and other stakeholders, including development partners. He was particularly very involved in regional integration issues having contributed to the two key protocols that are guiding the integration process of East Africa, namely; the Customs Union Protocol and the Common Market Protocol.

Mr Kahuthu is a Private Sector Development Specialist, as well as public-private sector partnerships building specialist, providing a wide range of business management and socio-economic development consultancy services to Governments, private sector institutions, development agencies and non-governmental organizations, among others.


Ms. Munira HUMOUD


Ms. Munira HUMOUD is the Executive Director of the Zanzibar National Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (ZNCCIA) starting from July 2012 with overall responsibility of providing institutional leadership to guide the activities of ZNCCIA and endeavor to provide support services to business community ZNCCIA is currently undergoing changes aiming at addressing institutional capacity needs to be an effective representative of the private sector to dialogue with the government to implement reforms particularly in the legal and regulatory frameworks through advocacy.




Didas MwesigwaIn 2014, the board of Directors appointed Mr. Didas MWESIGWA as the Executive Director. Before he worked as the head of membership services at Uganda Allied Chamber of Commerce, Industry & Agriculture where he initiated and spearheaded a number of programmes to benefit our members.

Didas is a business development specialist having worked with different organizations in marketing for the last 10 years. He holds a Diploma in marketing from the prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree and currently Finalizing Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at Makerere University.

He has worked with Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, Monitor Publications Ltd before joining UACCIA as the head of marketing in 2009.


EAOGS 2018

Global Event Partners of the UK, the organizers of East Africa Oil and Gas Summit (EAOGS) in partnership with East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA) are inviting delegates, speakers, sponsors, media groups, corporates, investors, government officials and other professionals to a summit and exhibition where, in 2018 this prestigious, government-led summit and exhibition will once again provide a platform for East African ministries and the national oil companies to engage with international and local investors to examine the hugely significant opportunities across the East Africa region. To join the event, download the Delegation Booking Form here, Exhibition Space Booking Form here, and the
Floor Plan here.

East Africa Trade Week 2018

In hosting the East Africa Trade Week 2018, our primary objective is to promote economic growth in the region and the continent, at large, through the network of Chambers of Commerce and business associations and to advance the East African Community (EAC) regional integration as well as Africa-wide development agenda, as championed by the African Union Commission (AUC), notably, the Boosting of Intra-African Trade (BIAT) to accelerate and deepen the con t's market integration by ensuring that we realize the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) agenda. The continental chambers of commerce and industry, through the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PACCI) are some of the key drivers of CFTA. The objective of the EATW 2018 is to promote investment and trade through partnerships and joint ventures in key sectors such as agriculture and agro-allied ventures, financial services, small and medium enterprises, textiles and infrastructure. It will institutionalize strategic economic partnership between the East African Community member States, rest of Africa and Globe. It is seen as the beginning of a long-term strategic partnership between the rest of the Continent and East Africa with the rest of the globe for mutual benefits.  The target countries are Burundi, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania and Uganda, in the Eastern Africa region. The EATW will also feature some national and regional project portfolios with regional investment and export trade opportunities that require international financing and partnerships. Venue: Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi. DATE: 3rd – 6th April, 2018. More information about this event will be posted soon.