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Awards and Research Key Domains

Internet Connected Applications and Services

  • Digital Inclusion100%
  • Financial Inclusion100%
  • Cybersecurity100%

Speakers and Special Guests

DIAA 2015

Hon.Amelia Kyambadde

Minister for Trade and Industry

Prof. Maggie Kigozi

President; Business and Professional Women(BPW) 

Prof. Venansius Baryamureeba

Vice Chancellor UTAMU

Mr. Richard Mayebo

Executive Director of Information Technology (IT), 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. Markland Murphy

Mr. Markland Murphy

Research and Outreach Coordinator at College of Agriculture, Science and Education, Kingston Jamaica

Awards Dinner Tickets

Order for the Awards Dinner attendance tickets and Research Report

Kampala Serena Hotel: 13th August 2015

Single Dinner
UGX 300k /person
  • 1 Person
Dinner Table
UGX 2.5 M /table
  • 8 People
Research Report
UGX 3 M /Report
  • One Report  
Customised Report
UGXTBA /Report
  • One Report  

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DIAA 2015 is presented by HiPipo in partnership with Cyberplc and Global Networks Limited.

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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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Digital Impact Awards Africa 2015 Winners

Heartfelt congratulations to all the winners of the Prestigious Digital Impact Awards Africa (#DIAA) 2015! The highly successful gala dinner was held on Thursday 13th August at Kampala Serena Hotel.

  1. Best Payments/Transfers Service: PAYWAY
  2. Best Online/Mobile Banking Service: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (UGANDA)
  3. Best Mobile Money Service: MTN MOBILE MONEY
  4. Best Government Agency on Social Media: NATIONAL WATER AND SEWERAGE CORPORATION (NWSC)
  5. Best Corporate Brand on Social Media: MTN UGANDA
  6. Most Promising Social Media Presence: CROWN BEVERAGES LIMITED (PEPSI, MIRINDA, MOUNTAIN DEW)
  7. Best E-Commerce (Classifieds / Marketplace): CHEKI
  8. Best E-Commerce (Store/Service): HELLOFOOD
  9. Best E-Service: UMEME
  10. Best Mobile App: KAYMU
  11. Best Mobile App for Africa: VODACOM MY APP (SOUTH AFRICA)
  12. Best Digital Marketing Campaign: AIRTEL TRACE MUSIC STAR
  13. Best Digital Customer Service: NATIONAL WATER AND SEWERAGE CORPORATION (NWSC)
  14. COMMENDED New Website: POSTBANK UGANDA
  15. Best Corporate Website: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (UGANDA)
  16. Best Cybersecurity Practice: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (UGANDA)
  17. Best Digital Inclusion Impact: AIRTEL UGANDA
  18. COMMENDED Financial Inclusion Impact: PRIDE MICROFINANCE LIMITED
  19. Best Financial Inclusion Impact: CENTENARY BANK UGANDA
  20. Digital Brand of the Year: MTN UGANDA

#DIAA; Maximising The Digital Dividend.

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