Saturday, June 24, 2017

MALI

400fr: this 1988 African Union 25th Anniv. issue features a map and the colors of the Malian flag

Friday, June 16, 2017

Sierra Leone


Le10: this shipping issue features the Freighter Dunkwa and a Swallow on the wing

Monday, June 5, 2017

SWAZILAND


E1.05: this issue features Swazi King Mswati holding up the national constitution

Sunday, June 4, 2017

TOGO

45fr: this 1988 Art issue features a work by Picasso called "the Dance."

Sunday, May 28, 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Intl Rate: Two values from a birds issue featuring Sunbirds, a unique family of nectar-sipping birds.

Monday, May 8, 2017

SIERRA LEONE

L5000: this 2015 issue warns against child marriage, a serious social issue affecting girl children across W. Africa.

Monday, May 1, 2017

LIBYA


45: This lovely 1982 se-tenant issue features a Roman-era mosaic of wild animals

Monday, April 24, 2017

MALAWI

K115: this sheetlet features the endemic Lilian's Lovebird, a gregarious tiny parrot

Sunday, April 16, 2017

NIGERIA

N90: this 2005 issue celebrates the issuance of commemorative stamps since 1874

Saturday, April 8, 2017

DJIBOUTI

75fr: this cultural issue shows a traditional marriage ceremony and dance

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Dem. Rep. of CONGO

160fr, 600fr: This 2005 conservation issue features the N. White Rhinoceros, whose last members inhabited Garamba Natl. Park in NE Congo.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MAURITIUS

R18: this recent Freshwater Fish issue features the Nile Tilapia, a commercial species, and was postmarked at Trou aux Biches, or Creatures' Hollow!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

LESOTHO


30s se-tenant sheetlet: this stunning sheet shows birds of the highland veld or savannah woodlands of the mountain kingdom of Lesotho









Saturday, March 4, 2017

MAURITANIA

18um, 80um: this issue features seabirds on the Mauritanian coastal sanctuary of Banc d'Arguin, including Great Cormorants at nest and Royal Sterns

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

MAYOTTE


95c: this 2010 issue features the Chigoma dance and typical cultural dress

Saturday, February 25, 2017

MALI


200fr: this 1979 PhilexFrance Exhibition issue features a camel and an earlier stamp showing a pair of hornbills.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

MAURITIUS / Ile Maurice


R20: this issue features an ancient map, commemorating 200 years of the Capture of Rodrigues Is.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

MADAGASCAR

150fr, 350fr: Two species of endemic lemurs are shown on this pair from an island fauna set: the Ruffed (Black and White) and Diademed Lemur

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