IMPRA (South Africa)
IMPRA is accredited by the DTI (Department of Trade and Industry), CIPC (Companies and Intellectual Property Commission Office) as a Collecting Society with a clear mandate of Needle time collection and distribution. IMPRA is a Collecting Society that licenses the repertoire of its members to third parties or Users like Broadcasters (SABC, Urban Brew and Multi Choice).
Furthermore, IMPRA’s membership is also open to individual players, like producers or performers, who may not necessarily belong to any formation or structure.
IMPRA as a new player and a game changer with regards to Royalty regime, is supported by the independents, performers, the South African Government in particular the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Department of Communications (DOC), and some of the Countries in the Continent, like Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and Nigeria.