Friday, 26 July 2013

African countries and their IP offices in 2012/2013: Recap

As promised in this Leo's last post (see here), below is a recap of all the countries he reviewed in the A-Z series in the 2012/2013 tour. Please beware that this recap is based on the information found and reported during the tour. Therefore, it does not take into account any changes or development that may have occurred since each country was last reviewed.

No.          Country (official name)                                       Improved since 2011/12? 
                
1.  Algeria (People's Democratic Republic of Algeria) .......................Maintained (Good)

2.  Angola (Republic of Angola) .......................................................No

3.  Benin (Republic of Benin) ............................................................No

4.  Botswana (Republic of Botswana) ...............................................No

5.  Burkina Faso (Burkina Faso) .......................................................No

6.  Burundi (Republic of Burundi) .....................................................Regressed

7.  Cameroon (Republic of Cameroon) .............................................No

8.  Cape Verde (Republic of Cape Verde) .......................................No

9.  Central African Republic (Central African Republic) .....................No

10.  Chad (Republic of Chad) ...........................................................No

11.  Comoros (Union of the Comoros) ..............................................No

12.  Democratic Republic of the Congo ............................................  No

13.  Republic of the Congo ................................................................No

14.  Côte d'Ivoire (Republic of Côte d'Ivoire) ....................................No

15.  Djibouti (Republic of Djibouti) ....................................................No

16.  Egypt (Arab Republic of Egypt) ..................................................Maintained (Good)

17.  Equatorial Guinea (Republic of Equatorial Guinea) .......................No

18.  Eritrea (State of Eritrea) ..............................................................No

19.  Ethiopia (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) .....................Maintained (Good)

20.  Gabon (Gabonese Republic) ....................................................... Yes

21.  Gambia (Republic of The Gambia) ...............................................No

22.  Ghana (Republic of Ghana) ..........................................................No

23.  Guinea (Republic of Guinea) .........................................................No

24.  Guinea-Bissau (Republic of Guinea-Bissau) ..................................No

25.  Kenya (Republic of Kenya) ..........................................................Maintained (Good)

26.  Lesotho (Kingdom of Lesotho) .....................................................No

27.  Liberia (Republic of Liberia) ......................................................... No

28.  Libya (Republic of Libya) ..............................................................No

29.  Madagascar (Republic of Madagascar) .........................................Maintained (Good)

30.  Malawi (Republic of Malawi) .........................................................No

31.  Mali (Republic of Mali) ..................................................................No

32.  Mauritania (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) ....................................No

33.  Mauritius (Republic of Mauritius) ....................................................No

34.  Morocco (Kingdom of Morocco) .................................................. Yes (Impressive)

35.  Mozambique (Republic of Mozambique) ........................................ Maintained (Good)

36.  Namibia (Republic of Namibia) .......................................................No

37.  Niger (Republic of Niger) ............................................................... No

38.  Nigeria (Federal Republic of Nigeria) ...............................................Maintained (Good)

39.  Rwanda (Republic of Rwanda) .........................................................Yes (Impressive)

40.  São Tomé and Príncipe ....................................................................Yes

41.  Senegal (Republic of Senegal) ..........................................................Maintained (Good)

42.  Seychelles (Republic of Seychelles) ..................................................No

43.  Sierra Leone (Republic of Sierra Leone) .......................................... No

44.  Somalia (Somali Republic) ............................................................... No

45.  South Africa (Republic of South Africa) ............................................Maintained (Good)

46.  South Sudan (Republic of South Sudan) ........................................... No

47.  Sudan (Republic of the Sudan) ..........................................................Regressed

48.  Swaziland (Kingdom of Swaziland) ...................................................No

49.  Tanzania (United Republic of Tanzania) ............................................ Maintained (Good)

50.  Togo (Togolese Republic) .................................................................No

51.  Tunisia (Tunisian Republic) ............................................................... Maintained (Good)

52.  Uganda (Republic of Uganda) ........................................................... No

53.  Zambia (Republic of Zambia) ........................................................... Maintained (Good)

54.  Zimbabwe (Republic of Zimbabwe) .................................................. No

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