Monday, December 5, 2016

DJIBOUTI

100fr: this cultural issue shows a traditional craftsman at work producing a steel blade

Saturday, December 3, 2016

KENYA


Sh. 3.50, Sh.5: the Taita or Heller's Ground Thrush and the Yellow Gonolek are featured as two of six species in a set depicting rare and endemic birds

Thursday, December 1, 2016

CAPE VERDE / Cap Vert

$20, $40: Two values from a 2008 raptor issue, showing the Osprey and Common Kestrel

Friday, November 25, 2016

CENTRAL AFRICA Rep.

25fr: this Scouting issue shows scientific education, and shows a local Euphaera butterfly species

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

BENIN

15fr: This issue features a traditional mask, a tapestry design and a local species of bird, the Fiery-breasted Bush Shrike

Sunday, November 20, 2016

CONGO

45fr, 75fr: two values from an issue celebrating the election of Pres. Denis Sassou-Nguesso

Saturday, November 12, 2016

DJIBOUTI

70fr: this 2004 issue celebrates the UN Women's Fund and shows the national flag and women in various occupations

Sunday, November 6, 2016

BOTSWANA

P4.10: Wild dogs are featured on this fauna and tourism issue

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Central African Rep.

750fr: this 2015 issue features the visit of Pope Francis, who came to Bangui during a very turbulent period of unrest and transition.

Monday, October 31, 2016

MAURITANIA

14um: this issue commemorates the Armed Forces, and shows a parade

Friday, October 28, 2016

LIBYA

115: this fauna issue features a cheetah gliding across the desert

Saturday, October 22, 2016

KENYA

70c: this issues shows the fantastic traditional dress of the Luhya people. Numbering some 5 million, this is the 2nd largest ethnic group of Kenya.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

MADAGASCAR

95fr: this 1994 fish issue features the brightly hued Cuckoo Wrasse, an Atlantic species

NIGER

500fr: this Columbian issue features the portrait inset and one of the explorer's ships

Sunday, October 16, 2016

REP. of SOUTH AFRICA

Intl. Airmail: two values from a set featuring local sunbirds, a nectar feeding group of birds found only in Africa

Friday, October 14, 2016

SENEGAL

250fr: a 2000 issue showing facade and products from the artisan market of Kermel, near Av. Sarraut in Dakar

Monday, October 10, 2016

ZAMBIA

58n: this issue features the coat of arms of the Republic of Zambia, and celebrates a Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference gathering

Saturday, October 8, 2016

TUNISIA

600: this large format 2007 issue features Golf, a popular activity making Tunisia a popular tourism destination

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