FAQs

  • Q: What is Ipaidabribe all about?

    A :

    IPaidABribe is a citizen driven mechanism for tracking bribe payment activity, as also instances of when people resisted bribe payments or did not have to pay bribes because of good government systems or good people within the government systems. Citizens' reports on the nature, number, pattern, types, locations and frequency of actual corrupt acts and values of bribes will add up to a valuable knowledge bank that will contribute to a reduction in bribe payments

  • Q: What does ipaidabribe Uganda hope to achieve?

    A :

    By providing a place for citizens to report, as well as by analysing the information, ipaidabribe platform aims to:

    • Heighten citizen awareness about the nature and spread of bribe-related exchanges and promote a purposive public debate that pressurises public officials to reduce and eventually eliminate corruption.
    • Help citizens to recognize, avoid and tackle bribe paying situations.
    • Identify and analyse the workflows within corruption prone public services, to make suggestions on systemic reform directed at entrenching simpler and more transparent processes, more consistent standards of law enforcement and better vigilance and regulation.
  • Q: Do I include my name while reporting a bribe/corruption case?

    A :

    You have a choice to include or exclude your name

  • Q: How am I protected?

    A :

    No one can access your contacts including telephone and we guarantee your safety. We understand how sensitive this information can be and we commit to your security as our number one responsibility

  • Q: How do I make a bribe report?

    A :

    If you have any case you want to report, you can use an internet café and share your experience with us; or you can call our toll free line so that we capture that story

  • Q: What is beyond reporting?

    A :

    The platform provides space to people to speak about corruption and will help us generate information for use in other spaces and engagements including black Monday publications and citizens courts where some of the most high profile cases will be discussed. The larger aim is to use the data to make detailed recommendations on how government can eliminate the avenues of corruption. We will also work hand in hand with the responsible government authorities like police, and the Inspector general of government to ensure corruption cases are followed to logical conclusion.