HiPipo; the organisers of the Annual Digital Impact Awards Africa have released the nominees for the Sixth Digital Impact Awards Africa (#DIAA2019), with corporates like the National Social Security Fund, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, UMEME, MTN and other companies among the nominees .  Digital Impact Awards Africa is Africa’s most important gathering of C-Level executives, and senior digital and IT executives.

The release of the nominations marks the end of a comprehensive entry submission and validation process that ran from June 6, 2019. #DIAA2019 grand finale is scheduled for September 20,  2019 at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The awards gala will be the climax of the Include Everyone – Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit that will happen on the same day. This summit will explore the strategic trends and technologies that are shaping the future of Digital, IT and business.

Under the theme #IncludeEveryone, Digital Impact Awards Africa is a platform that promotes Digital Inclusion, Financial Inclusion and Cybersecurity. Precisely; the Awards seek to recognize, celebrate and appreciate different individuals and organizations that are spearheading the use of digital mediums to better serve their communities.

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While releasing the #DIAA2019 nominations, Innocent Kawooya, the CEO of HiPipo applauded the different individuals and organizations that took time and submitted entries befitting nomination in Africa’s most important digital and financial inclusion platform.

“Between June 6th and 10th July, we received several entry submissions from about 113 organizations and individuals. The advisory panel then scrutinized each submission to ensure conformity and adherence to the nomination criteria. Those that ticked all the boxes were shortlisted while those that were below par didn’t make the list,” Innocent Kawooya noted.

He added; “There are 16 Uganda and 6 Continental Categories. This year the Commendation for Trade Digitization category has nominees and just like other categories it will have Jury/Research Panel assessment and public survey/vote to determine eventual winner. Congratulations are in order for all #DIAA2019 nominees.”

HiPipo looks forward to host all the nominees and other players come 20th September 2019 at Kampala Serena Hotel. Contact the #DIAA2019 team to book your attendance package Standard ($1,595) for awards attendance Or Corporate ($3,450), Corporate Branded ($5,200) that will give you access to Include Everyone – Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit and Panel discussions with Digital Leaders.



  1. Africa Best Digital Enabler (Internet, Devices)
  2. Airtel
  3. Huawei
  4. MTN
  5. Orange
  6. Tecno
  7. Vodacom
  8. Africa Best Mobile App (FinTech and Telecom)
  9. Craft Silicon – Elma Platform
  10. FNB Banking App
  11. M-PESA
  12. Standard Chartered Mobile
  13. Vodacom – Retail App Omnichannel
  14. Africa Best FinTech Innovator
  15. BitPesa: Digital Foreign Exchange and Payment Platform
  16. Clickatell: WhatsApp Chat Banking
  17. Craft Silicon: Virtual Banking, Mobile Lending, E-Voucher, Agency Banking
  18. Jumo: Mobile Lending and Credit Scoring
  19. NALA: Smarter Mobile Money Channel
  20. Tala: Mobile Lending and Credit Scoring
  21. Teller: WhatsApp Chat Banking
  22. Africa Best Digital Financial Services Platform
  23. Ericsson (EWP)
  24. Huawei Mobile Money
  25. Mahindra Comviva – Mobiquity Money
  26. Tagattitude
  27. Telepin
  28. Africa Best Digital Financial Services Integrator/Aggregator
  29. Cellulant
  30. Craft Silicon
  31. Eclectics International
  32. Kopo Kopo
  33. Tangazoletu
  34. Yo Uganda
  35. Africa Best Content App
  36. DStv Now
  37. Kwese iFlix
  38. Netflix
  39. StarTimes ON


  1. Best Digital Banking (Online, Mobile, Social Banking)
  2. a)Barclays Bank
  3. b)Centenary Bank
  4. c)DFCU Bank
  5. d)Pride Mobile
  6. e)Stanbic Bank
  7. f)Standard Chartered Bank
  8. g)United Bank of Africa
  9. Best Saving, Lending/Credit Product
  10. Airtel Wewole
  11. CenteMobile Loans
  12. Fenix International – Readypay Solar
  13. Finance Trust – Mobile Loans
  14. Mazima Retirement Plan
  15. M-Kopa For Energy
  16. MTN MoKash
  17. Best Mobile Payments
  18. Beyonic
  19. MTN MoMopay
  20. Payway
  22. Pebuu
  23. Best Cards Payments
  24. Centenary Bank
  25. DFCU Bank
  26. Stanbic Bank
  27. Standard Chartered Bank
  28. United Bank of Africa
  29. Best Community Banking.
  30. Centenary Bank
  31. FINCA
  32. Post Bank Uganda
  33. Pride Microfinance Limited
  34. Finance Trust Bank
  35. BRAC Uganda Bank
  36. Best Digital Customer Experience (Financial Services, Telecom, IT)
  37. Airtel
  38. Centenary Bank
  39. MTN Uganda
  40. Stanbic Bank
  41. Standard Chartered Bank
  42. Best Digital Customer Experience (Utilities and Government Services)
  43. KCCA
  44. NSSF
  45. NWSC
  46. UMEME
  47. URA
  48. Best Brand on Social Media (Financial Services, Telecom, IT)
  49. Africell
  50. Airtel Uganda
  51. Centenary Bank
  52. DFCU Bank
  53. MTN Uganda
  54. Stanbic Bank
  55. Best Brand on Social Media (Consumer Goods)
  56. Bell Lager
  57. Movit
  58. Pepsi
  59. Riham
  60. Club Pilsner
  61. Jumia
  62. Best Digital Powered Campaign
  63. Bell Jamz Listeners Party
  64. Jumia Black Friday
  65. Stanbic Blue Weekends
  66. Tukonectinge With Pepsi
  67. Ug Mix Maestro
  68. Best E-Service/E-Commerce
  69. Jumia
  70. NWSC
  71. Spare-Wo
  72. UMEME
  73. URA
  74. Best Digital Embrace by Non-Consumer Facing Brand
  75. CAA Uganda
  76. FUFA
  77. IRA Uganda
  78. UEGCL
  79. UNRA
  80. Commendation for Trade Digitization
  81. RECTs Extension to DR Congo
  82. Uganda Electronic Single Window
  83. Uganda Trade Information Portal
  84. Disruptive Innovation
  85. Citimasta App: Traffic Update and Route Planner
  86. MTN MoMoCard: Virtual Card to Shop or Make Payments
  87. SafeBoda Pairing: Get the Nearest Rider
  88. Standard Chartered Bank: Straight2bank Liquidity Management
  89. YO TV: Online Television Without Commitments
  90. StarTimes ON: Online Video Anytime, Anywhere with Any Device
  91. Best Digital Awareness Initiative (Financial Literacy, Technologies, Entrepreneurship)
  92. Airtel My Hustle
  93. Blu Flamingo Digital Africa: Blu Advisory
  94. Community Banking Using the Pride Mobile Banking App
  95. CryptoSavannah Blockchain Literacy
  96. DFCU Battle for Cash
  97. NSSF Friends with Benefits Season 3
  98. Stanbic National Schools Championship
  99. Digital Brand of The Year
  100. Airtel Uganda
  101. Centenary Bank
  102. DFCU Bank
  103. MTN Uganda
  104. Stanbic Bank
  105. Standard Chartered Bank
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