D1 Gull and clouds, from a 1999 sheet of 12 showing marine life. This small country relies heavily on fishing, both from the freshwater river at the heart of its territory, as well as from its seacoast.
Saturday, March 13, 2010
195 fr, 350 fr: President Joseph Kabila with flag of Dem. Rep. of Congo behind him, in this 2002 issue. Mr. Kabila secured victory in national elections in 2006 after serving as interim president following the assassination of his father in 2001. Many African countries, unlike the USA, prints stamps depicting rulers while they are still in office.
Labels: Congo-Kinshasa (DRC)