The chairman of the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO), Rex Omar, has promised musicians his new administration will distribute royalties twice this year with the first coming mid-August.
Speaking at the swearing in ceremony of GHAMRO Executives in Kumasi, he also added that they will establish savings and loans for musicians before their four-year term ends.
GHAMRO established under Copyright Act 690 of 2005 and regulated by Legislative Instrument 1962 of 2010, is the only organization mandated by the Attorney General and Ministry of Justice to license, collect and distribute royalties on behalf of music right holders in Ghana.
They also license and collect royalties when music is played and performed. GHAMRO also licenses and collects royalties when music is reproduced.