Steering Committee

Mr. Charles N. KAHUTHU



Mr. Charles 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.

Ms Munira Humoud previous employment include:

  • Desk Officer for bilateral and multilateral agencies in the Ministry of Finance (1995-2000)
  • Managing Director to Zanzibar International Film Festival (2000-2005. 
  • Coordinator to women empowerment programme  (2006- To date)
  • Program Analyst in UNDP (August 2006 – March 2008)
  • Trainer/Business Development services to ZNCCIA targeted entrepreneurs since 2009.



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 registration form here.

Horasis Asia Meeting - 2017

East African Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (EACCIA) would like to announce the Horasis Asia Meeting. Horasis will convene the 2017 Horasis Asia Meeting in Kolkata/India on 26-27 November, co-hosted by the Government of West Bengal and the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The annual Horasis Asia Meeting is Asia's foremost gathering of the region's most senior leaders from business and government. The Horasis Asia Meeting is poised to be the ideal platform to explore and advance regional cooperation, impact investing and sustainable growth. Being India’s gateway to ASEAN and the whole of Asia, Kolkata is the ideal location to advance the region's economic, political and social agenda. The Horasis Asia Meeting will also reflect on the West Bengal government’s priorities and policies towards a profound renaissance centred on its embeddedness within Asia.