Ghana's copyright law for folklore hampers cultural growth

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This article explores Ghana's protection of folklore through its 2005 Copyright Act. It argues that key elements of the act are in opposition to other countries in the region, putting Ghana's artists at a disadvantage.
Original languageEnglish
Article number123550
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sept 2019


  • Kenya
  • Folklore
  • Ghana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Black Panther
  • Togo
  • Copyright law
  • Global perspectives


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