These are the Nominees for the 2014 Digital Impact Awards Africa

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The first ever Digital Impact Awards Africa are on, and we can indeed see the big Uganda brands do what the do best. Out of the 13 categories specific to Uganda, MTN Uganda leads the way with 6 nominations followed by Airtel with 4. In one of our favorite categories the Mobile Apps group, we have the likes of  Mafutago, Matatu, NBS News App  and the ACIA winning app The Pearl Guide is also featuring. According to the Digital impact wards press release,

[signoff predefined=”Quotation” icon=”icon-comments”]There are 4 Awards Categories for Africa that will be based on research to rank Top 10 brands, apps and financial service innovations. This top 10 ranking will be availed at the awards event. One Awards category “People’s Choice Video Commercial of the Year on YouTube” will be decided entirely by public vote. The General Public will further have a 30% say in the voting for some of the categories whereas cybersecurity and financial service innovation categories will be wholly decided by the jury. [/signoff]

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1 -Digital Brand of the Year

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1 Airtel Uganda
2 Centenary Bank
3 Daily Monitor
4 MTN Uganda
5 The New Vision

2 -Best Corporate Brand on Social Media

1 Airtel Uganda
2 Bukedde
3 Daily Monitor
4 MTN Uganda
5 NTV Uganda
6 The New Vision

3 -Fastest Growing Corporate Brand on Social Media

1 Bell Lager
2 Centenary Bank
3 Club Pilsner
4 Huawei Uganda
5 NBS Television
6 The Observer
7 The Red Pepper
8 WBS Television

4 -Best Government Agency on Social Media

2 Bank of Uganda
4 NSSF Uganda
5 Uganda Police Force

5-Best Corporate Cybersecurity Practice

1 Bank of Uganda
2 DFCU Uganda
3 Standard Chartered Bank Uganda

6-Best Corporate Digital Marketing Campaign

1 Airtel Uganda Cranes Together We Can
2 CokeStudioAfrica The world’s ours video contest
3 MTN Egg Hunt
4 Smart Telecom: Give Us a name

7-Best Corporate Website

1 Bank of Uganda
2 Centenary Bank
4 MTN Uganda
6 Orange Uganda
7 Smile Uganda
8 Stanbic Bank Uganda
9 Uganda Telecom

8-Best Digital Financial Service

1 Airtel Money
2 Centenary Bank E-banking (CenteMobile,PC Banking Services)
3 MTN Mobile Money
4 Stanbic Bank Uganda E-banking (Internet Banking, Mobile Banking)
5 Standard Chartered Bank 24hrs Banking (Online Banking, Mobile Banking, VISA Cards)

9-Best Digital Financial Service Innovation

1 Payments- Airtel Uganda and Total Uganda
2 Bulk Payments – Beyonic –
4 Life Care Insurance MTN Mobile Money, AON and Jubilee
5 Mobile Bulk Payments Solution- Airtel Money and Barclays
6 Money Transfer – Remit Uganda –
7 Money Transfer – Yo Payment

10-Best E-Service

2 AAR Health Services
3 National Water – E-Water Payment System
4 NSSF Uganda – GO SMART – E-Service
5 TCMG Uganda

11-Best E-Commerce


12-Best Mobile App

1 BodaPay
2 Mafutago
3 Matatu
4 NBS News App
5 The New Vision News App
6 The Pearl Guide – Experience Premium Uganda

13-People’s Choice Video Commercial of the Year on YouTube

1 Meet Mr. Money

2 MTN Oh, the things you’ll learn.

3 Orange Uganda TOKOTA
4 Riham

5 Uganda Telecom Airtime for life

Other  Categories To be released with research report at awards night

14-Top 10 Corporate Brands on Social Media – East Africa

15-Top 10 Digital Financial Service Innovation – Africa

16-Top 10 Corporate Brands on Social Media – Africa

17- Top 10 Mobile APPs- Africa

18- Top 10 Radio Stations on Social Media – Uganda