Full list of winners at the ‘Digital Impact Awards 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
  2. Best Digital Bank for Africa – Standard Chartered Bank
  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. Trans-formative 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

9. Best Mobile Banking – Centenary Bank

10. Best Mobile Financial Service – MTN Mobile Money

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 (Bebe Cool)