MTN Uganda, NWSC, Stanbic win big at 2017 DIAA
MTN Uganda and National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) were among big winners at the fourth edition of Digital Impact Awards Africa (DIAA) held on Friday at Kampala Serena Hotel. Professor Dr. Maggie Kigozi scooped DIAA Investment Leadership Award for her outstanding work in development digital related issues. Maggie Kigozi was pleased to receive the award and applauded Kawooya Innocent for the initiative. Hon. David Karubanga, The State Minister for Public Service and the awards patron presented the awards to winners and congratulated them on the achievement. He also praised Innocent Kawooya for organizing the wonderful awards. The awards were organized by Hipipo Digital and are aimed at discovering, promoting, encouraging and rewarding innovation and best practices for web, mobile e-services, digital finance and cyber security Below is the list of winners; Digital Brand of the Year was MTN Uganda, Best Digital Financial Service Platform for Africa Mahindra Comviva Mobiquity, Best Mobile App for Africa My Vodacom App, Best Online Banking Standard Chartered Bank, Best Mobile Banking Stanbic Bank, Best Digital Embrace by Microfinance Institution Pride Microfinance, Best Technology Brand on Social Media MTN, Best Financial Services Brand on Social Media Centenary Bank, Best Digital Customer Service by Utilities Brand National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Best Mobile Financial Service for Africa MTN Mobile Money, Best B2B Payments/Transfers Integrator Yo Uganda, Best Consumer Goods Brand on Social Media Movit, Best Financial Inclusion Product/Service MTN/CBA MoKash, Best Government Body on Social Media National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC), Best Cyber security Practice Standard Chartered Bank, Best Promoter of Financial Literacy Stanbic National Schools Championship, Best Digital Customer Service by Financial Services Brand Centenary Bank, Best Digital Customer Service by Technology Brand MTN, Commended use of Digital in Consumer Goods Sector Movit, Best E-Commerce Service Jumia, Commended use of Digital in Real Estate Sector National Housing & Construction Company, Commended use of Digital in Retail & Distribution Sector Nina Interiors Limited, Commended use of Digital in Education Sector UTAMU, Best E-Service KCCA (Ecitie), Best Pay TV/VOD Service for Africa DSTV, Best Remittances Service for Africa WorldRemit, Best Smartphone Brand for Africa Samsung, Best Corporate Website for Africa Safaricom, Best Fintech Innovation for Africa M-KOPA, Best Consumer Payments Service Payway, Best Industrial Goods Brand on Social Media UMEME, Best Use of Digital for Brand/Product/Service Marketing Campaign Africell ‘Don’t be Cheated’, Best Use of Digital for Event/Sponsorship/CSR Marketing Campaign Airtel “Tulumbe AFCON”, Commended Connectivity Initiative Africell Triple Mbs, Commended Digital Content/Apps Initiative Vodafone Jump, Commended use of Digital in Travel Sector RwandAir, Commended use of Digital in Foods & Beverage Sector Riham, Commended use of Digital in Energy Sector Total Uganda, Commended use of Digital in Agriculture & Agro Processing Sector Jesa Farm Dairy, Commended use of Digital in Insurance Sector UAP Insurance, Commended use of Digital in Healthcare Sector Case Hospital, Commended use of Digital in Tourism Sector Great Lakes Safari.