IGIHE Ltd scoops the 2017 Prestigious Smart Service Award for Best News Publishing Website

On 28 November 2017 at 11:57

‘IGIHE’ Ltd was unveiled as the Best News Publishing Website at the awarding ceremony of the 2017 Prestigious Smart Service Awards.

Innovation and creativity knows no boundaries, and that has never been more evident than in this year’s Smart Service Awards winners.

The Best News Publishing Website award recognize publishing websites that have created ground-breaking digital products that engage readers while increasing online business.

IGIHE came at the top of all the other publishing websites with 37.7% of votes from the Public. IGIHE is considered by most, as perhaps one of the best digital display for news in Rwanda.

The awards were handed during a function held at Park Inn Hotel venue on 25th November. Among the different winners recognized were Bank of Kigali as the best Twitter Brand, SORAS as the Best Insurance Company, TV 1 as the Best TV Station, among others.

Smart Service Awards, which are now in their second year, focus on showcasing the hard work and commitment of the many businesses, departments and individuals across the country, who not only keep clients’ wishes at the top of their game, but also are innovation-driven and potentially, changes the environment all for the better.

The 2017 Awards covered about 30 sub-categories aligned to the tech/digital expertise areas: Social Media, hospitality, Customer care, Digital Technology, Media, Marketing and academics among others.

IGIHE’s Community Manager; Frederic Aimé Rangira receiving the award

List of the 2017 edition of the prestigious “Smart Service Awards” winners.

Best Employment Web: Job In Rwanda

Best Online Shopping Website: Groce Wheels

Best Hub/Lab: Fab Lab

Best Radio Station: City Radio

Best Tech Company: BK Tech House

Best Mobile Application: U Plus

Best Technology Institution: UTB

Twitter Brand: Bank of Kigali

Facebook Brand: Itel

Best Bar and Restaurant: Just Chill

Best Airline: Ethiopian Airlines

Best Magazine/Journal Online: Hope Magazine

Best TV Station: TV 1

Media Personality: George Ndirangu

Best Financial Institution: BK Tech House

Best Insurance Company: SORAS

Best Internet Service Provider: Axiom

Best Fashion House: Kabash Fashion House

Best News Publishing Website: IGIHE

Best Travel Agency: Satguru Travels

Best Innovation: Yego Motos

Best Public Institution: Immigration

Best Telecommunication Company: Korean Telecom

Miss Social Media: Miss Uwase Honorine (Igisabo)

Instagram Brand: Rwanda Updates

Instagram Female Influencer: Teta Sandra

DJ Personality: DJ Bissosso

Music Personality: Safi Madiba

Young Innovator: Umunyurwa Marveille

Miss Uwase Honorine (Igisabo); receiving the Miss Social Media award