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PACRA investigate PK Chishala’s music copyright, as ZAMCOPS stops sleeping

THE Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) has taken interest in the Copyright infringement concerns around late Kalindula legend PK Chishala’s music, urging artistes who feel exploited to file complaints with the agency for possible action.


And the Zambia Music Copyright Protection Society (ZAMCOPS) which has otherwise been silent on the mushrooming of bands that play other people’s music without paying royalties, says its mandate to protect copyright infringements relating to public performances remains active.

A fortnight ago, PK Chishala’s wife Harriet Banda Chishala told a moving story about how she has struggled to reclaim the copyright ownership of her husband’s music. She further narrated how the late legend’s children have suffered in the absence of support from their father’s intellectual property.

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