Pulse News: MTN Uganda Wins Big At This Year’s Digital Impact Awards Africa Ceremony

It was a cheerful Friday evening  at Kampala Serena Hotel as this year’s Digital Impact Awards Ceremony took place to recognize ,appreciate and honor different organizations that are fronting the use of digital mediums in executing their services.

The Nominees were grouped into 35 categories per this year’s theme which was “Include everyone”. Different corporate, social and government agencies were credited basing on their Creativity,functionality and flexibility usage of digital platforms and financial inclusions.

Our very own MTN Uganda managed to take home not less than two Awards, one for being the Best Financial Inclusion Services Provider through MTN MoMo, Commendation for Youth and Arts Advancement in Digital Era Award, Best Financial Inclusion Innovation of the year through MTN XTRA Float and the Best Internet Provider Award.

Here is the full list of winners;

Digital Brand of the Year

Centenary Bank

Commended Mobile Apps Advancement (new/upgrade)


Best Payments Product

Lipa na M-Pesa

Best Fintech Revolutionary Product

M-KOPA for Energy

Best Financial Services for the Poor Enabler


Best Telecom App

My Vodacom

Best E-Commerce Platform


Best Saving and Lending Product (Digital Driven)

Airtel/JUMO Wewole

Commendation for Advancing Financial Inclusion of Women

Finance Trust Bank – Loan Ku Simu

Commended Bank-Led Digital Product for Microcredit

Centenary Bank – Centemobile Loans

Best Digital Customer Experience by Technology Brand


Commendation for Youth and Arts Advancement in Digital Era

MTN Uganda

Commendation for Trade Digitization

Non-Tariff Barrier (NTBs) Reporting System implemented by Ministry of Trade and Sponsored by TradeMark EA

Best Banking App

Stanbic Bank

Best Online Banking

Standard Chartered Bank

Best Mobile Banking

Centenary Bank

Best Financial Inclusion Services Provider


Best Promoter of Financial Literacy

DFCU Bank (Battle for Cash)

Best Use of Digital by Microfinance to improve Financial Inclusion

Pride Micro Finance

Best Financial Inclusion Innovation of the year


Best Internet Provider


Cybersecurity Excellence for Digital Channels

Standard Chartered Bank

Best Payments Integrator

Craft Silicon (Kenya)

Best Digital Customer Experience (utilities/govt agency)

National Water and Sewerage Cooperation

Best Social Banking

United Bank of Africa

Best e-service

Uganda Revenue Authority

Best Bank Brand on Social Media

Stanbic Bank

Best Govt organization on Social Media

Kampala Capital City Authority

Best Interoperability Enabler


Best Digital Adaptation by a Non-Consumer Facing Brand


Best Consumer Goods Brand on Social Media