Zimbabwe's only Collective Management Organisation for Music Rights
ZIMURAZIMURAZIMURA
+263 8644 119 650
info@zimura.co.zw
80 Mendel Road, Avondale, Harare
ZIMURAZIMURAZIMURA

Copyright Music Protection

We value our Members

Our members are entitled to the following benefits…

Local and international royal disbursement
Assistance on VISA processing should there be a need
Free education on copyright issues
The association communicates with other international societies on copyright matters on your behalf
Legal advice including contract signing
Funeral assistance to the deceased member
Copyright protection
Music archive
Gratuity at old age
The direct benefit to our composers can be summed up in one word i.e MONEY termed as royalties
Membership Requirements Publisher Requirements Benefits
  • Registration fee - US$30 or RTGS/ZWL equivalent. (Non-refundable).
  • 2 recent driver’s license size photos coloured.
  • Photocopy of ID.
  • Photocopy of ID or Birth Certificate of the Beneficiary.
  • Photocopies of agreements if any with publishers or joint ownership.
  • Copy of CD – finished and published.
  • A minimum of 8 songs.
  • Where the artist has less than eight required songs, a minimum of two original compositions enjoying airplay will make the artist eligible to register.
  • Artist Profile.
  • Banking details.
  • Valid contact details (Phone numbers, Addresses).
  • Membership fee US$60 or RTGS/ZWL equivalent (Non-refundable)
  • A specimen of the contract (Deed of Assignment) that the Company uses in obtaining rights from composers/authors/arrangers.
  • A list of the titles of all the musical works in respect of which the Company has obtained rights from composers/authors/arrangers, indicating the names of such composers/authors/arrangers, together with copies of Deed of Assignment executed by such composers/authors/arrangers to the Company.
  • Copies of all contracts (“sub-publication agreements”) whereby the Company has acquired rights in musical works in its catalogue to foreign publishers.
  • Copies of all contracts (“sub-publication agreements”) whereby the Company has assigned rights in musical works in its catalogue to foreign publishers.
  • Copies of Company’s music publications (minimum-10)
  • Copies of Company’s Certificate of Incorporation and Memorandum and Articles of Association.
  • Copies of the works.

 

  • Royalty collection and distribution for both local and international
  • Free education on Copyright issues
  • Free legal assistance/representation 
  • Guidance on Contract Signing
  • Communication with International Societies and Members on Copyright matters
  • Recommendation Letters that include Passport and Visa applications.
  • Gratuity Fund whose qualification age is currently packed at 75 years and 20 years of Membership.
  • Free Funeral Policy

Contact

  • No.3 Aspen Flats, 80 Mendel Road, Avondale, Harare
  • +263 775 709 650
  • membership@zimura.co.zw

Brochures

View our 2020 Medical prospectus of brochure for an easy to read guide on all of the services offer.

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