The list of nominees battling for this year’s, Africa Digital Impact Awards 2018 is out with several Ugandan companies competing nose to nose.
The awards under the theme ‘include every one’ are slated for the 21st September 2018 at the Kampala Serena Hotel and are set to recognize and reward individuals and organizations across the African continent that are spear heading the use of digital
tools to transform economic transformation.
Some of the major categories are Digital Brand of the Year, Best Internet Service Provider, and Best Financial Inclusion for the Poor, Best Use of
Social Media by Bank, Technology, Utility and Government Agencies
Several Ugandan companies have been nominated in different categories and these include NSSF,Stanbic Bank,Standard Chartered Bank,URA, Barclays Bank,DFCU Bank,KCB Bank,Stanbic Bank,Standard Chartered Bank,UBA,Airtel,Centenary Bank,MTN,Pride
Microfinance,Umeme,NWSC, UNRA,Uganda Police,KCCA,DSTV, Star Times, Bell Lager, Coca Cola,Pepsi, Club Pilsner, Africell Uganda, Huawei Mobile, Infinix Mobile and individual organizations including Movit, Riham, Jesa Farm Dairy,Ugachick, Café Javas with others.
Special recognition will go to an individual, government or
non-government agency that is spearheading the digitalization of trade through introducing, funding and supporting electronic trade facilitation projects and processes across the African continent.
The HiPipo CEO Innocent Kawooya has asked the government of Uganda to reconsider its position on OTT / Social media Tax, the same way it did with mobile money tax. He added that in past few weeks it has been very challenging for those passionate about digital and
It is good to know that the government of Uganda has received feedback from the populace and working to fix the issues raised around mobile money tax.