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Muana attends COSOMA’s AGM

This year, COSOMA held its AGM in June at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre. All rights holder associations were invited and for the first time, the representation was more than three individual members from each association.   MUANA attended the AGM holding interests pertaining to royalties as well as the newly introduced blank media levy. The President; Mr. Ron Muphuwa, who was for the firsRead More…

Beginners writers’ workshop

Closing the month of May came with good news. We successfully trained new members, the orientation focused on how to developĀ  syllabi-based authorship from needs analysis to current topical issues.   A Curriculum Specialist from Malawi Institute of Education; Mr. Alex Chiumia gave the trainees a thought provoking session on how they could translate the syllabi into various high qualityRead More…

Malawi to have a National Book Policy

Ministry of Education (MoE) with support from USAID through Global Book Alliance is in the process of developing a National Book and Reading Policy. MoE appointed a National Taskforce to spearhead this development. MUANA is a member of the Taskforce represented by the Vice President; Mr. Ndongolera C. Mwangupili. This Taskforce is going to work all year round. The first worRead More…

MUANA in the board

Join us in congratulating the President, Mr. Ron Muphuwa, on his appointment as Board Member of The Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA) by the President of the Republic of Malawi, His Excellency Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera.Read More…

SCHOOL BOOK DEVELOPMENT PROJECT READY TO LAUNCH PRODUCTS

  COSOMA, MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, MUANA AND BPAM are coming together on Wednesday, 24th November, 2021 to launch textbooks that have been written, published and printed locally under the support from Kopinor in Norway. The launch is taking place at Mndunje Community Day Secondary School, in Dowa from 9:00am and the Minister of Education Honourable Agness NyaLonje will preside over the eventRead More…

PROFESSOR PASCAL J. KISHINDO TO TRAIN AUTHORS AGAIN

On November 6 and 7, authors will again gather at Thope Lodge to be trained in various skills essential for writing. Among others, the training is targeting writers of all kind. These authors will be trained in skills namely; editing, proofreading and book designing. There is also a plan that the training will include a discussion on copyright and other related laws including reprographic rights.
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COSOMA PAYS AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS

Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA) has paid its commissioned authors and publishers whom were engaged in textbook writing for both Junior and Senior secondary under the School Book Development Project. Marking the payment process was an orientation training which was held at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre. The orientation training which was scheduled for three days, from 15th to 17th September, Read More…