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Carlos Ahenkorah

Government Poised To Combat Counterfeiting And Piracy In Ghana

Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, in charge of Trade Carlos Ahenkorah (MP), has indicated Government of Ghana's commitment to making intellectual property a...
Dominic Nitiwul

Dominic Nitiwul Discusses Maritime Safety With French Ambassador

Mr Dominic Nitiwul, the Minister of Defence, says the Ministry is ready to collaborate with France to improve maritime safety and security in the...

My Office Will Address Piracy – Afeku

Catherine Afeku, the minister-nominee for tourism, culture and creative arts, says government will ensure the setting up of an enforcement unit to deal with...
Security Council

UNSC worried over piracy and armed robbery in Guinea

It stressed the importance of implementing a comprehensive approach led by States in the region to fight such a threat. "The Security...

Publishers Unite Against Piracy

She said the rate with which people are infringing on works by authors was very high and this made it difficult for many publishers...

Eliminating Piracy off Somalia Coast Needs an All Inclusive Approach

by Christine Lagat The international community must revitalize military, diplomatic and economic interventions to eradicate the menace of piracy off the coast of Somalia, experts...
Rashid Pelpuo

Pelpuo Woos Telcos Support For Musicians

According to him, piracy has killed the creative industry in Ghana, adding that a large number of music icons are now unemployed due to...

MultiChoice and Police Fight Piracy

Earlier this year, 2015, MultiChoice Ghana, with the assistance of the Ghana Police, the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) and the National Communications Authority...
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Nigeria moves to fight against piracy

This step became necessary to effectively manage current realities in the fight against piracy in Nigeria, Afam Ezekude, Director General of the Nigerian Copyright...
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West Africa losses US$2 billion to piracy and robbery

Rear Admiral Geoffrey Mawuli Biekro, the Chief of Naval Staff, says maritime piracy and armed robbery cost West Africa two billion dollars every year. ...
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Kenya to promote growth of music industry

Kenyan government in conjunction with the private sectors on Wednesday launched a national policy to revitalize growth of music industry through investments, training and...
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Nigerian security forces vows to tackle piracy, militancy

Nigerian security forces in southern part of the country would tackle the spate of piracy and militancy in the oil rich region, a...
Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian president calls for settlement of workers’ late payments

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday informed all the state governors in the country to settle all unpaid workers' salaries in their respective states....

Maritime security chiefs toharmonise strategies to deal with rising piracy

Maritime security chiefs from the West African sub-region are meeting in Accra to share ideas and harmonise strategies to deal with rising piracy and...

Government of Ghana and Multichoice lose billions to piracy

Multichoice Ghana in partnership with the Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has organized a piracy forum to create awareness on the illegality of piracy...

GSA to hold 10th maritime Law Seminar for Judges

The Ghana Shippers? Authority (GSA) is to hold the 10th maritime Law Seminar for Judges of the Superior Courts in Accra on October 16...
Socrates Sarfo

Socrates Sarfo unhappy with level of piracy

Controversial movie producer, Socrates Sarfo, has for the umpteenth time complained about ?piracy? in Ghana?s movie industry. Socrates told NEWS-ONE that even though piracy is...

Clarence Peters talks about negative impacts of piracy

#RealFansBuyMusic is a campaign against free music downloads and piracy, proudly supported by the Nigerian music industry officials, artistes and the major digital music...

Counterfeiting and piracy milks industries in Ghana

GNA Feature Article by Patience Azaglo Gbeze It is dreadful but also a painful reality that counterfeiting and piracy poses great risk for businesses in...

Piracy is very rife in Ghana

Alex Frimpong, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Employers? Association (GEA), has called for a legislative system to harmonize laws on intellectual property...

Fight piracy and secure economic growth-Paramount Group

The inaugural Maritime and Surveillance Conference, taking place at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana, starts today and runs until 20th March. Attended...

Ghanaian Gospel Music Dying From Piracy

Gospel musician Evang. Akwasi Nyarko has attributed the dying of Ghanaian gospel music industry to piracy. He said gospel musicians invest a lot to...

Togolese taken bold steps against piracy

The Togolese have now taken a bold and foresighted step in in the fight against West African piracy. By splendid acts of legal perversion...

A Letter To UTV Ghana on Piracy

An unedited email from Kwesi Ampah, a concerned Ghanaian. Read below. First off, congrats on being one of the few news website to report on...

Security Chiefs Of ECOWAS Strategise To Fight Terrorism, Piracy

The Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff, on Thursday indicated that it had mapped out firm measures...

Jonathan to hold bilateral talks with President Biya on security

President Goodluck Jonathan will?on Sunday?travel to Yaounde, Cameroun, to participate in the Summit of West and Central African Heads of State and Government on...

West Africa piracy surge endangering commodities shipping

Pirate attacks off West Africa's mineral-rich Gulf of Guinea have almost doubled from last year, and threaten to increase costs and jeopardise shipping of...

UK-Music Piracy on the increase

Almost a third of all music, tv and film downloaded in the UK is done so illegally.  Almost 400m files downloaded illegally in the...

Decline in Maritime piracy attacks

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau?s (IMB) latest quarterly report on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships recorded a total of...

On-Shore Solutions and International Support to Rebuild Somalia in order to end Piracy

Ending Somali Piracy Will Need On-Shore Solutions and International Support to Rebuild Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia, April 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ ? Although piracy episodes...

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