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#DIAA2016 Categories and Nominees

To Be Presented at Kampala Serena Hotel on Wednesday 17th August 2016

Africa’s Digital Inclusion Medal of Honor

Africa’s Digital Inclusion Medal of Honor

Mr. Ren Zhengfei Founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

Africa’s Digital Revolution Leadership Medal of Honor

Africa’s Digital Revolution Leadership Medal of Honor

Mr. Strive Masiyiwa, The Executive Chairman and Founder of the Econet Group.

Africa

Best Mobile Financial Service for Africa
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Best Digital Remittances Service for Africa
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Best Smartphone for Africa
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Best Cybersecurity Practice for Africa
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Best Mobile Financial Service Platform for Africa
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Best Digital Payments Service For Africa
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Best Mobile App for Africa
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Best Connectivity Initiative for Africa
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Best Financial Inclusion Initiative for Africa
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Best Pay TV Service for Africa
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Best E-Commerce Service for Africa
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Best Disruptive Innovation or Business Model
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Uganda

Best Financial Inclusion Initiative
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Best Mobile Banking
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Best Brand on Social Media
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Best Digital Marketing Campaign
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Best Mobile App
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Best Mobile Financial Service for Uganda
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Most Promising Social Media Growth
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Best Corporate Website
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Best Digital Customer Service
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Best Cybersecurity Practice
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Best Online Banking
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Best E-Service
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Best Government Agency on Social Media
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Digital Brand of the year
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Certificate of Commendable Use of Digital (Web, Mobile, Social Media) in Sector

Energy
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Healthcare
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Hospitality, Tourism &Travel
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Advertising
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MicroFinance
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Engineering & Manufacturing
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Real Estate & Construction
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Agriculture & Agro Processing
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Technology
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Media
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Foods & Beverage
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Retail & Distribution
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Financial Services And Insurance
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Education
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Speakers and Special Guests

Hon.Amelia Kyambadde

Minister for Trade and Industry

Prof. Maggie Kigozi

President; Business and Professional Women(BPW) 

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba

Vice Chancellor UTAMU

Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile

Governor, Bank of Uganda

Awards Jury and Research Team

The Awards Jury and Research Panel comprise people with extensive knowledge and experience in ICT roles such as entrepreneurs, innovators, academic, consultants, policy makers and thought-leaders.

Prof. Jacques Tiberghien (Ph.D)

Prof. Jacques Tiberghien (Ph.D)

Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel Department of Electronics and Informatics

Mr. Peter Kahiigi

Mr. Peter Kahiigi

 Director Information Security NITA Uganda. Responsible for nationwide planning, development, coordination, management, continuous monitoring and assurance of National Information Security

Miss Maseena Ziegler

Miss Maseena Ziegler

 Forbes Journalist for entrepreneurship and Leadership subjects. Book Writer and Entrepreneur.  One of the Young Global Leaders (World Economic Forum).  

Mr. Torach Julius

Mr. Torach Julius

 Director E-Government NITA Uganda. A member of several high-level Government of Uganda and Regional ICT Teams

Mr. Raja Manohar

Mr. Raja Manohar

 CEO at Hexolabs | Young Global Leaders Forum Member - World Economic Forum | TED Fellow | Fellow at National Internet Exchange of India 

Dr. Engineer Bainomugisha (Ph.D)

Dr. Engineer Bainomugisha (Ph.D)

Head of Computer Science Department, School of Computing & IT - Makerere University, Uganda 

Dr. Ahmed Ewais (Ph.D)

Dr. Ahmed Ewais (Ph.D)

PhD Researcher at the Web & Information Systems Engineering WISE Lab at the  Computer Science Department of the Faculty of Science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium 

 Mr. Earl Martin Valencia

Mr. Earl Martin Valencia

President and co-founder of IdeaSpace Foundation, a nonprofit incubator that aims to promote economic development through technology and entrepreneurship based in Philippines 

 Mrs. Rina Gee Kupferschmid-Rojas

Mrs. Rina Gee Kupferschmid-Rojas

CEO of ESG Analytics. A member of the Private Equity Working Group of the United Nations. One of the Young Global Leaders (World Economic Forum).  

Mr Vinayak Garg

Mr Vinayak Garg

CEO & Founder at ZestMD Inc. New Delhi Area, India

Mr. Björn Puype

Mr. Björn Puype

Software Developer at Ypto Brussels Area, Belgium

Mr. Bruno Ribeiro

Mr. Bruno Ribeiro

Head of Creative Development at HAUS, a digital production company based in Los Angeles.

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  • 2 Tables Plus Special Feature in DIAA2016 Documentary and DIAA2016 Digital Magazine

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Celebrating ITU 150th Anniversary

United Nations ICT Body Lists Digital Impact Awards Africa Among Major ICT Projects

2015, marks the 150th anniversary of the International Telecommunication Union. International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for Information and Communication Technologies- ICTs; has listed Digital Impact Awards Africa among the major ICT projects and events that will celebrate ITU’s 150th Anniversary.


Digital Impact Awards Africa is an internationally recognized platform that promotes digital inclusion, financial inclusion and cybersecurity under the theme ''Maximizing the Digital Dividend''. DIAA is one of the few ICT projects in the world that have been profiled as ITU celebrates 150 years of excellent service. DIAA shall dedicate exhibitions and expositions to ITU’s 150th Anniversary.

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