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HiPipo Unveils Nominations for the 2023 Digital Impact Awards Africa

Written by on October 24, 2023

The 2023 Digital Impact Awards Africa nominees have been revealed by HiPipo. The nominations, released after a rigorous vetting process, mark the commencement of the public voting phase which will continue until November 17th.

The Digital Impact Awards Africa, now in its 10th year, recognizes and celebrates digital excellence across Africa while promoting digital inclusion, financial inclusion, and cybersecurity.

The forthcoming Digital and Financial Inclusion Summit, slated for November 17th at the Kampala Serena Hotel, will host C-Level executives, policymakers, and young entrepreneurs, discussing key topics such as the impact of the pandemic and cybersecurity threats on businesses.

Notably, the awards have introduced categories like Community Digital Empowerment Excellence, Financial Inclusion Excellence, Digital Banking Excellence, and more, honouring various sectors and stakeholders that are utilizing digital platforms to serve communities.

Here is the Full List of  2023 Digital Impact Awards Africa (#DIAA2023) Nominations:

Community Digital Empowerment Excellence.

  1. Church Offertory and Tithe Collection by EzeeMoney
  2. Digital Messaging Platform for Catholic Dioceses by Cente Tech
  3. MTN ACE-Tech
  4. Oracle Academy
  5. Tawaza Digital Varieties

Financial Inclusion Excellence.

  1. Hospital Sente by Airtel Money, Prudential Uganda and Turaco
  2. Kawu Smart Card by Kawu Uganda
  3. MaMa’s Account by clinicPesa
  4. MSacco by FutureLink Technologies
  5. Questbanker by Quest Digital Finance

Digital Banking Excellence.

  1. ABSA Bank
  2. Centenary Bank
  3. DFCU Bank
  4. Stanbic Bank
  5. Standard Chartered Bank

Banking Innovation Excellence.

  1. Cente On The Go Account by Centenary Bank
  2. FlexiPay by Stanbic Bank
  3. Mobile Banking Solution – ELMA by Craft Silicon
  4. SC Shilingi Funds by Standard Chartered Bank
  5. WENDI Digital Wallet by Post Bank

Community/MFI Banking Innovation Excellence.

  1. Centenary Bank
  2. Future Link Technologies
  3. Letshego
  4. Post Bank Limited
  5. Pride Microfinance Limited

FinTech Innovation Excellence.

  1. Hamwe Pay by Hamwe East Africa
  2. Micro Merchant by Airtel Money.
  3. MTN MoMo Open APIs
  4. SafeCar by SafeBoda
  5. SchoolPay by Service Cops
  6. Xente Visa Card

Financial Services Digital Excellence.

  1. Airtel Money
  2. MFS Africa
  3. MTN MoMo
  4. Stanbic Bank
  5. Standard Chartered

Consumer Goods Digital Excellence.

  1. Café Javas
  2. Hariss International
  3. Jude Color Solutions
  4. Jumia Uganda
  5. Movit
  6. StarTimes Uganda

Utilities and Government Services Digital Excellence.

  1. NSSF
  2. NWSC
  3. Umeme
  4. URA
  5. URSB

Technology Services Digital Excellence.

  1. Airtel
  2. Cente Tech
  3. Comviva
  4. Ericsson
  5. Huawei
  6. MTN

Digital Campaign Excellence.

  1. #KikoleForLess with FlexiPay
  2. #NoTuteeseOffline by SafeBoda
  3. Beera Smart by Airtel Uganda
  4. Beera Steady – Be Better by Next Media and Partners
  5. Together We are Unstoppable by MTN Uganda

CEO of the Year.

  1. Anne Juuko – Stanbic Bank
  2. Dhimant Shah – Craft Silicon
  3. Fabian Kasi – Centenary Bank
  4. Japhet Aritho – Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited (AMCUL)
  5. Richard Yego – MTN MoMo
  6. Sanjay Rughani – Standard Chartered Bank

Digital Brand of the Year.

  1. Airtel
  2. Centenary Group
  3. MTN Uganda
  4. MultiChoice Uganda
  5. Stanbic Bank
  6. Standard Chartered Bank

Digital Brand of the Decade – 2013 to 2023.

  1. Airtel
  2. Centenary Group
  3. Jumia
  4. MTN Uganda
  5. MultiChoice Uganda
  6. NWSC
  7. SafeBoda
  8. Stanbic Bank
  9. Standard Chartered Bank

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