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Copyrights & Royalties  |  TikTok Announces Streaming Royalty Licensing Agreement Across African Continent

TikTok, a video-sharing social networking service used to make various short-form videos, has recently announced a Pan-African licensing agreement that will see songwriters, composers, and music publishers paid royalties when their music is used on the platform. According to reports, ...
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Content Piracy  |  Kenya: Multichoice Wins Copyright Infringement Case Against Safaricom Again - Reports

In November 2020, a Kenyan high court awarded Multichoice Kenya a favourable judgment against Safaricom over certain copyright infringements. Safaricom went back to the Court of Appeal on March 10 to dispute the court order, which directed the mobile communication ...
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Nigerian Copyrights Commission Accuses TV Stations of Theft

After a surveillance visit to the transmission site in Kaduna, Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) said there is a possibility that it might shut down ABG Communications and QQTV Digital Satellite Station because of piracy and illegal broadcast of foreign television ...

Nigeria: COSON Unhappy With Copyright Infringement Case Won By MCSN

With barely a week since a Nigerian Court awarded the sum of US 17Million Dollars to Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria, MCSN as special damages for copyright infringement against Multichoice Nigeria, COSON has stated its disagreement with the judgement. According ...