Royalty collectors to face the music

Rapper Khaligraph Jones  who said a royalties audit was not even necessary as the pilferage has been known to be ongoing for a while.

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What you need to know:

  • The decision was taken in a Kecobo board of directors’ meeting held on Monday.
  • The Kecobo-sanctioned forensic audit that focused on the years 2017, 2018 and 2019 found a number of malpractices.
  • Kecobo said investigations and any prosecutions that may follow will be conducted professionally.
  • The reforms being pursued include introducing administrative and oversight measures.

The copyrights agency has alerted law enforcers about cash leakages discovered in organisations that collect musicians’ royalties, signalling a time of reckoning for those who have been pilfering artistes’ money. 

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