ONEYA: MCSK, artistes both culpable in royalties saga

Lawmaker Johnson Sakaja, joined by artistes, addresses the media in Nairobi over royalties owed to the artistes by the Music Copyright Society of Kenya, on January 15, 2016. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Nairobi Senator Sakaja said that part of the challenge is that CMOs are private entities, so it’s very difficult to enforce accountability.
  • The MCSK is one of the three Collective Management Organisations (CMOS) mandated with collecting royalties on behalf of artistes.

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