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This page gives lists of country-specific copyright tags in different countries or territories of Africa. It is "transcluded" from individual page sections giving the copyright tags specific to each country or territory.

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Countries of AfricaEdit

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COM:TAG Algeria

Algeria

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COM:TAG Angola

Angola

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COM:TAG Benin

Benin

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COM:TAG Botswana

Botswana

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COM:TAG Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

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COM:TAG Burundi

Burundi

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COM:TAG Cameroon

Cameroon

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COM:TAG Cape Verde

Cape Verde

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COM:TAG Chad

Chad

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COM:TAG Comoros

Comoros

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  • {{PD-Democratic Republic of the Congo}} – for all anonymous or pseudonymous works published 50 years ago, or 50 years have passed since the death of the author, or it is a photograph and 25 years have passed since publication, or it is an "official act of authority" and ineligible for copyright protection.
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COM:TAG Djibouti

Djibouti

  • {{PD-Djibouti}} – for works made in Djibouti whose copyright has expired (50 years after author's death, or 25 years after creation for photographic works, see details in the template). The Republic of Djibouti being the successor state of French Somaliland (Côte française des Somalis) and the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas, this applies to works published in those territories as well.
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COM:TAG Egypt

Egypt

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COM:TAG Eritrea

Eritrea

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COM:TAG Eswatini

Eswatini

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COM:TAG Ethiopia

Ethiopia

  • {{PD-Ethiopia}} – copyright term is generally 50 years after the author's death, or from the making of an audiovisual work or communication of said work to the public, whichever date is the latest. Copyright of a photographic work is 25 years from the making of the work.[410/2004 Article 20/1,7,8]
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COM:TAG Gabon

Gabon

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COM:TAG Gambia

Gambia

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COM:TAG Ghana

Ghana

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COM:TAG Guinea

Guinea

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COM:TAG Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau

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COM:TAG Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast

  • {{PD-Cote d'Ivoire}} The copyright term is generally 70 years after the author's death or 70 years after publication.
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COM:TAG Kenya

Kenya

  • {{PD-Kenya}} – for works whose author died more than 50 years ago (for photographs 50 years after first publication).
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COM:TAG Lesotho

Lesotho

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COM:TAG Liberia

Liberia

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COM:TAG Libya

Libya

  • {{PD-Libya}} – photos 5 years starting from the date of first publication of the work.
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COM:TAG Madagascar

Madagascar

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COM:TAG Malawi

Malawi

a) photographs after 25 years from the end of the year of first publication;
b) computer programs 10 years after the end of the year in which they were first sold, leased or licensed;
c) audio-visual works 50 years from the end of the year of first publication;
d) other works 50 years from the end of the year of the author's death.
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COM:TAG Mali

Mali

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COM:TAG Mauritania

Mauritania

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COM:TAG Mauritius

Mauritius

  • {{PD-Mauritius}} – photographs 25 years after creation, audio-visual works 50 years after publication, other works 50 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Morocco

Morocco

  • {{PD-Morocco}} – All works are protected for 70 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Mozambique

Mozambique

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COM:TAG Namibia

Namibia

  • {{PD-Namibia}} – photos, films and computer programs 50 years after publication, starting from the end of the publication year. Other works 50 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Niger

Niger

  • {{PD-Niger}} – for works made in Niger whose copyright has expired
  • {{PD-NigerienGov}} – for works created by the Nigerien government that do not fall under copyright protection.
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COM:TAG Nigeria

Nigeria

a) cinematograph films or photographs 50 years after first publication;
b) sound recordings 50 years after creation;
c) broadcasts 50 years after first taking place;
d) other works 70 years after author's death or in case of governmental or corporative authorship – 70 years after first publication.

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COM:TAG Rwanda

Rwanda

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COM:TAG Senegal

Senegal

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COM:TAG Seychelles

Seychelles

a) photographs and films and 25 years after first publication;
b) sound recordings 25 years after creation;
c) literary, musical or artistic works other than photographs 25 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

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COM:TAG Somalia

Somalia

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COM:TAG South Africa

South Africa

  • {{PD-SAGov}} – Work of the South African Government that was published more than 50 years ago.
  • {{PD-South-Africa}} – for photographs from South Africa 50 years after publication.
  • {{PD-South-Africa-exempt}} – for (images of or from) South African official texts of a legislative, administrative or legal nature.
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COM:TAG South Sudan

South Sudan

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COM:TAG Sudan

Sudan

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COM:TAG Tanzania

Tanzania

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COM:TAG Togo

Togo

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COM:TAG Tunisia

Tunisia

{{PD-Tunisia}}

The Tunisian law n°94-36 of February 24, 1994 on literary and artistic property stipulates that:

  • Copyright shall subsist for the lifetime of the author and for 50 Gregorian years counted from January 1 of the year following the author's death…
  • In the case of works of joint authorship, the date of the death of the last surviving author…
  • In the case of anonymous or pseudonymous works, copyright shall subsist for 50 years as from the date on which the work has been lawfully made available to the public…
  • In the case of photographic works, copyright shall only subsist for 25 Gregorian years as from the year during which the work was made.
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COM:TAG Uganda

Uganda

  • {{PD-Uganda}} – for works meeting one of the following criteria:
a) photographic works 50 years after creation;
b) computer programs, audio-visual works or sound recordings 50 years after publication
c) literary, musical or artistic works published before January 1st, 1954, whose author died before Jan 1st, 2004;
d) other works 50 years after the author's death.
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COM:TAG Zambia

Zambia

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COM:TAG Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

  • {{PD-Zimbabwe}} – photographs 50 years starting from the end of publication year, other works 50 years starting from the end of the year, in which the author died.

Limited recognitionEdit

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COM:TAG Azawad

Azawad

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COM:TAG Puntland

Puntland

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COM:TAG Somaliland

Somaliland

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Other areasEdit

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COM:TAG Bir Tawil

Bir Tawil

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COM:TAG Ceuta

Ceuta

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COM:TAG Mayotte

Mayotte

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COM:TAG Melilla

Melilla

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COM:TAG Réunion

Réunion

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