Winners from Very Successful Inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa Event

Posted on August 22, 2014

Winners from Very Successful Inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa Event

Kamplala, August 22, 2014:  The inaugural, Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) in partnership with National Information and Technology Authority of Uganda (NITA-U), CyberPlc Limited,  HiPipo (U) Limited and Global Networks Limited  held a very successful awards event on Thursday 21st August at Sheraton Kampala Hotel.

The Governor, Bank of Uganda – Professor Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile who officiated the event as Guest of Honour was represented by Mr. Richard Mayebo, Executive Director of Information Technology (IT), Bank of Uganda.   In his remarks on the theme “Regulatory Challenges in the use of ICTs to promote Financial  Inclusion “ the Governor noted  Bank of Uganda looks forward to innovations that  will promote financial inclusion, as well as the efficiency and safety  of financial transactions.  Download the Governor’s Speech at Digital Impact Awards Africa

In his speech at Digital Impact Awards Africa #DIAA, Mr James Saaka Executive Director NITA-U represented by Mr Julius Torach, Director E-Government, Mr Saaka noted that NITA-U is committed to supporting ICT Research and Innovation initiatives to provide a common national ICT research & innovation platform aimed at integrating and giving direction to many on-going but fragmented ICT research and development efforts throughout the country.

Winners – 1st Digital Impact Awards Africa
1. Best Radio Station On Social Media
• Galaxy FM 100.2
2. Best E-Commerce-Website
• (Runner Up)
3. Fastest Growing Corporate Brand on Social Media
• NBS Television
• Huawei Uganda (Runner Up)
4. Best Government Agency On Social media
5. People’s Choice Video Commercial of the Year on YouTube
• MTN Oh, the things you’ll learn
6. Best Mobile App
• The Pearl Guide – Experience Premium Uganda
7. Best E-Services
8. Best Digital Marketing Campaign
• MTN Egg Hunt
9. Best Corporate Cybersecurity Practice
• Standard Chartered Bank Uganda
10. Best Digital Financial Service Innovation
• Life Care Insurance MTN Mobile Money,
AON and Jubilee (Runner Up)
11. Best Digital Financial Services
• Airtel Money
12. Most Promising Digital Brand
• Centenary Bank
13. Best Corporate Website
• Smile Telecom (Runner Up)
14. Best Corporate Brand On Social Media
• MTN Uganda
15. Digital Brand of the Year
• MTN Uganda