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The 2019 Digital Impact Awards Africa Nominees

Digital Impact Awards Africa 2018 winners posing for a group photo at an award gala ceremony at the Kampala Serena Hotel. Courtesy Photo/DIAA

Uganda is hosting the 6th annual Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) at the Kampala Serena Hotel on September 20th, 2019 under the them ‘Include Everyone’.

DIAA is one of Africa’s most important gathering of C-Level Executives, and senior Digital and IT executives. In addition, it’s a platform that promotes Digital Inclusion, Financial Inclusion and Cyber Security.

Precisely; the Awards seek to recognize, celebrate and appreciate different individuals and organizations that are spearheading the use of digital mediums to better serve their communities.

HiPipo organizers of the awards — released the nomination list after a comprehensive validation process that ran from June 6th to July 10th, 2019. Among the nominated include; telecommunication firms, banking institutions, eCommerce sites, government institutions, among others.

CEO of HiPipo; Innocent Kawooya applauded the different individuals and organizations that took time and submitted entries befitting nomination in Africa’s most important digital and financial inclusion platform.

There are 16 Uganda and 6 Continental (Africa) Categories.

  1. Africa Best Digital Enabler (Internet, Devices)
    • Airtel.
    • Huawei.
    • MTN.
    • Orange.
    • Tecno.
    • Vodacom.
  2. Africa Best Mobile App (FinTech and Telecom)
    • Craft Silicon – Elma Platform.
    • FNB Banking App.
    • M-PESA.
    • Standard Chartered Mobile.
    • Vodacom – Retail App Omnichannel.
  3. Africa Best FinTech Innovator
    • BitPesa: Digital Foreign Exchange and Payment Platform.
    • Clickatell: WhatsApp Chat Banking.
    • Craft Silicon: Virtual Banking, Mobile Lending, E-Voucher, Agency Banking.
    • Jumo: Mobile Lending and Credit Scoring.
    • NALA: Smarter Mobile Money Channel.
    • Tala: Mobile Lending and Credit Scoring.
    • Teller: WhatsApp Chat Banking.
  4. Africa Best Digital Financial Services Platform
    • Ericsson (EWP).
    • Huawei Mobile Money.
    • Comviva – Mobiquity Money.
    • Tagattitude.
    • Telepin.
  5. Africa Best Digital Financial Services Integrator/Aggregator
    • Cellulant.
    • Craft Silicon.
    • Eclectics International.
    • Kopo Kopo.
    • Tangazoletu.
    • Yo Uganda.
  6. Africa Best Content App
    • DStv Now.
    • Kwese iFlix.
    • Netflix
    • StarTimes ON.
  1. Best Digital Banking (Online, Mobile, Social Banking)
    • Barclays Bank.
    • Centenary Bank.
    • DFCU Bank.
    • Pride Mobile.
    • Stanbic Bank.
    • Standard Chartered Bank.
    • United Bank of Africa.
  2. Best Saving, Lending/Credit Product
    • Airtel Wewole.
    • CenteMobile Loans.
    • Fenix International – Readypay Solar.
    • Finance Trust – Mobile Loans.
    • Mazima Retirement Plan.
    • M-Kopa For Energy.
    • MTN MoKash.
  3. Best Mobile Payments
    • Beyonic.
    • MTN MoMopay.
    • Payway.
    • PESAPAL.
    • Pebuu.
  4. Best Cards Payments
    • Centenary Bank.
    • DFCU Bank.
    • Stanbic Bank.
    • Standard Chartered Bank.
    • United Bank of Africa.
  5. Best Community Banking
    • Centenary Bank.
    • FINCA.
    • Post Bank Uganda.
    • Pride Microfinance Limited.
    • Finance Trust Bank.
    • BRAC Uganda Bank.
  6. Best Digital Customer Experience (Financial Services, Telecom, IT)
    • Airtel.
    • Centenary Bank.
    • MTN Uganda.
    • Stanbic Bank.
    • Standard Chartered Bank.
  7. Best Digital Customer Experience (Utilities and Government Services)
    • KCCA.
    • NSSF.
    • NWSC.
    • UMEME.
    • URA.
  8. Best Brand on Social Media (Financial Services, Telecom, IT)
    • Africell.
    • Airtel Uganda.
    • Centenary Bank.
    • DFCU Bank.
    • MTN Uganda.
    • Stanbic Bank.
  9. Best Brand on Social Media (Consumer Goods)
    • Bell Lager.
    • Movit.
    • Pepsi.
    • Riham.
    • Club Pilsner.
    • Jumia.
  10. Best Digital Powered Campaign
    • Bell Jamz Listeners Party.
    • Jumia Black Friday.
    • Stanbic Blue Weekends.
    • Tukonectinge With Pepsi.
    • Ug Mix Maestro.
  11. Best E-Service/E-Commerce
    • Jumia.
    • NWSC.
    • Spare-Wo.
    • UMEME.
    • URA.
  12. Best Digital Embrace by Non-Consumer Facing Brand
    • CAA Uganda.
    • FUFA.
    • IRA Uganda.
    • UEGCL.
    • UNRA.
  13. Commendation for Trade Digitization
    • RECTs Extension to DR Congo.
    • Uganda Electronic Single Window.
    • Uganda Trade Information Portal.
  14. Disruptive Innovation
    • Citimasta App: Traffic Update and Route Planner.
    • MTN MoMoCard: Virtual Card to Shop or Make Payments.
    • SafeBoda Pairing: Get the Nearest Rider.
    • Standard Chartered Bank: Straight2bank Liquidity Management.
    • YO TV: Online Television Without Commitments.
    • StarTimes ON: Online Video Anytime, Anywhere with Any Device.
  15. Best Digital Awareness Initiative (Financial Literacy, Technologies, Entrepreneurship)
    • Airtel My Hustle.
    • Blu Flamingo Digital Africa: Blu Advisory.
    • Community Banking Using the Pride Mobile Banking App.
    • CryptoSavannah Blockchain Literacy.
    • DFCU Battle for Cash.
    • NSSF Friends with Benefits Season 3.
    • Stanbic National Schools Championship.
  16. Digital Brand of The Year
    • Airtel Uganda.
    • Centenary Bank.
    • DFCU Bank.
    • MTN Uganda.
    • Stanbic Bank.
    • Standard Chartered Bank.

Voting is done online (FOLLOW LINK)

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