List of 2016 Annual Digital Impact Awards Africa nominees released


The Annual Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA2016) has released a list of the Nominees for its third edition.

DIAA2016 conducted research in which 228 companies operating in Africa were assessed for their digital embrace and innovation, 10 companies emerged as the finalists with a Digital Index score between 2.61 and 3.82 out of 5 and thus are the leading contenders for “Digital Brand of the Year”.

(TOP: An excited winner displays her award during a previous ceremony. Photo: Digital Impact Awards).

DIAA2016 has 13 awards categories that are eligible for companies operating across Africa. For these 13 categories, several companies that have had highly commendable contribution to Africa digital and financial inclusion through innovations have been nominated following DIAA research panel assessment and recommendations.

There are 12 categories eligible for companies’ operating in Uganda the host country of the Digital Impact Awards Africa project and event. The nominees have been at the forefront of innovation and applying best practice to steer digital inclusion and financial inclusion across Africa.

Below is the full list of nominee:

Best Mobile Financial Service

MTN Mobile Money

Airtel Money

Best Online Banking

Standard Chartered Bank

Bank of Africa

Barclays Bank

Crane Bank

United Bank for Africa

Stanbic Bank

Best Mobile Banking

Centenary Bank

Bank of Africa

Postbank

UGAFODE AirSave

Pride Micro Finance

FINCA

Stanbic Bank

DFCU Bank

Best Financial Inclusion Initiative

Post Bank Village Saving Loan Association Account

DFCU Investment Club

Pride MicroFinance Group Guaranteed Loan Scheme

Uganda Bankers Association – Financial Literacy System

Airtel Weza

Best Cybersecurity Practice by Corporate

DFCU Bank

URA

United Bank of Africa

Stanbic Bank

Bank of Uganda

Standard Chartered Bank

NWSC

KCB Bank

Crane Bank

Best Digital Customer Service

Umeme

NWSC

Airtel

MTN

Centenary Bank

Best Mobile App

Airtel Money

NWSC Mobile

MyMTN App

Lamudi

Vivo Energy – Zizi the zebra

HelloFood

Kaymu

Yoza

Umeme Mobile App

Most Promising Social Media Embrace

Café Javas

Bank Of Africa Uganda

Stanbic Bank – Uganda

Vivo Energy Uganda

Vodafone Uganda

Africell Uganda

Best Government Agency on Social Media

Uganda Revenue Authority

National Water and Sewerage Corporation

Kampala Capital City Authority

National Social Security Fund

Best Brand on Social Media

Centenary Bank

MTN

Airtel

Huawei

Best Corporate Website

Africell

Vodafone

Standard Chartered Bank

ROKE Telkom

Smile Telecom

Stanbic Bank

UMEME

Best E-Service

NSSF (e-Collections portal)

URA (E-Tax and AsKURA)

National Medical Stores (NMS Smart Care)

KCCA (Ecitie)

Umeme (E-Pay Yaka and Mobile app)

UWA (The Wildlife Card)

NWSC (e-Water Payment and app)