- May 10, 2019
- Posted by: KenTrade Comms
- Category: kentrade-news
It was a moment of pride for Kenya as KenTrade received numerous recognition awards for its role and contribution in the growth and success of the African Alliance for E-commerce (AAEC) during the 10th anniversary celebrations at AAEC headquarters in Dakar, Senegal. KenTrade Chief Executive Officer Amos Wangora was re-elected to the Presidency of AAEC General Assembly for another 2-year term during the just concluded General Assembly of the AAE) held in Dakar, Senegal in April 24 – 26 2019.
Ag. Director Strategy Compliance and Business Development David Ngarama was also re-elected as the Chair of the AAEC’s Technical Committee for another 2 years.
The conference presented an opportunity for countries implementing the single window system to exchange views and share experience on implementation of their respective Single Window System in the wake of the trade facilitation enhancement initiatives by various Africa countries. Kenya through KenTrade is a founder member of AAEC, an Africa wide organisation that brings together African trade economies that embrace Electronic Single Window System as the compelling tool for e-Commerce. KenTrade founding CEO Alex Kabuga was also honoured posthumously during the event.
The conference brought together delegates from over thirty countries and experts from international trade bodies such as UNCEFACT and UNECE. AAEC is part of the African-led efforts to promote the concept of national and regional Single Window in compliance with recommendations of international institutions, as well as championing the use of Electronic Single Window System as a tool for cross border trade.AAEC members include Kenya, Benin, Bukina Faso, Cameroun, Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Egypt, Ghana, Mauritius, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia.