Winners 2016


Medal of Honor

Africa’s Financial Inclusion Medal of Honor

  1. Mr. Michael Joseph
  2. Dr. Nick Hughes
  3. Ms. Susie Lonie

Africa’s Digital Inclusion Medal of Honor: Mr. Ren Zhengfei

AWARD of Excellence

  1. Digital Brand of the year – MTN (Group and Africa Operations)
  2. Best Digital Bank for Africa – Standard Chartered Bank (Group and Africa Operations)
  3. Best Mobile Financial Service for Africa – Safaricom/Vodafone M-Pesa
  4. Best Mobile Financial Service Platform for Africa – Mahindra Comviva Mobiquity
  5. Best Digital Remittances Service for Africa – Money Gram
  6. Best Digital Payments Service For Africa – Payway
  7. Best Cybersecurity Practice by Bank in Africa – First National Bank
  8. Best Smartphone Brand for Africa – Huawei
  9. Best Mobile App Innovation for Africa – My Vodacom App
  10. Best E-Commerce Service for Africa – Jumia
  11. Best Connectivity Initiative for Africa – Google Project Link (Wi-Fi with Roke Telecom)
  12. Best Pay TV Service for Africa – DSTV
  13. Best Digital Marketing Campaign for Africa – Coke Studio Africa


  1. Transformative Mobile Banking Platform for Africa – RedCloud One Platform
  2. Interoperable Digital Payment Enablement for Africa – InterSwitch



AWARD of Excellence

  1. Best Brand on Social Media – Centenary Bank
  2. Best Corporate Website – Stanbic Bank – Uganda
  3. Best Cybersecurity Practice by Corporate – Standard Chartered Bank
  4. Best Digital Customer Service – NWSC
  5. Best E-Service – Umeme (E-Pay Yaka and Mobile App)
  6. Best Financial Inclusion Initiative – Airtel Weza
  7. Best Government Agency on Social Media – KCCA
  8. Best Mobile App – MyMTN App (Uganda)
  9. Best Mobile Banking – Centenary Bank
  10. Best Mobile Financial Service – MTN Mobile Money (Uganda)
  11. Best Online Banking – Standard Chartered Bank
  12. Most Promising Social Media Embrace – Stanbic Bank

Certificate of Commendation;

  1. Use of Digital for Travel – Modern Coast Express
  2. Use of Digital for Engineering & Manufacturing – Movit Products Limited
  3. Use of Digital for Foods & Beverage – Hariss International (Riham, Rockboom)
  4. Use of Digital for Energy – Total Uganda Limited
  5. Use of Digital for Agriculture & Agro Processing – Jesa Farm Dairy Limited
  6. Use of Digital for Insurance – UAP
  7. Use of Digital for Healthcare – Vine Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  8. Use of Digital for Real Estate & Construction – National Housing and Construction Company
  9. Use of Digital for Retail & Distribution – Footsteps Furniture
  10. Use of Digital for Hospitality – Kampala Serena Hotel
  11. Use of Digital for Technology – Yo Dime
  12. Use of Digital for Education – UTAMU
  13. Use of Digital for Tourism – Great Lakes Safari Limited
  14. Use of Digital for Finance and Credit – Mercantile Credit Bank
  15. Cybersecurity Practice by Government Institution – Bank of Uganda
  16. Championing Digital in Creative Arts Industry – Mr. Moses Ssali

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