Thursday, April 28, 2011

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

Sh. 30, 4000: two values of a former birds definitive series, these feature the Red-headed Lovebird and the Yellow-billed Hornbill

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

1000/- this stamp shows the Rwenzori Moutains national park, a World Heritage Site of W. Uganda, showing a landscape of unique features, home to many endemic wildlife species

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

400/- this stamp is no. 5 of the Millenium Development Goals issue and shows efforts to improve maternal health in this rapidly growing country

Saturday, April 23, 2011


$10: the Nazarene church of Praia is shown here, located on the island of Santiago

ETHIOPIA / Ethiopie

B1: Lake Tana is pictured on this 1993 issue, the largest lake in Ethiopia, located in the highlands at an altitude of 6,000 feet above sea level

Tuesday, April 19, 2011


30fr: This issue shows a woman engaged in a traditional method of grinding grain

ETHIOPIA / Ethiopie

2 birr: this issue shows the skeleton of a human ancestor, one among many significant archaeological remains found in Rift Valley sites

Thursday, April 14, 2011

CAMEROON / Cameroun

225fr: Flags of the Central Africa Monetary Union, from right to left: Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, lower row: Central Afr. Rep., Congo, Equatorial Guinea


$50 the Acacia is one of the trees best suited for the harsh, arid conditions of this island chain

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


35t this large format issue shows intricate woven baskets showing very colorful traditional patterns

SOUTH AFRICA / Afrique du Sud

Intl Letter Rate: this long format issue shows a spectacular panoramic view of the Drakensberg Mountains, the highest range in southern Africa and a World Heritage Site

Friday, April 8, 2011


35t: the Pygmy Falcon is found in dry bushlands of S. and E. Africa; the species is featured on an issue celebrating the Kgalagadi Transfronteir Park, shared with South Africa


P.80: this issue shows a typical rural farming livelihood including varied elements such as cattle-herding, typical of this sparesely-populated country

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

400-/ Cultural dances are celebrated on this issue, which does not specify the ethnic group shown

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

600-/ Millenium Development Goal 7 (a series): Environmental Sustainability is an important goal for Uganda as its rapidly growing population seeks to maintain its natural resources

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

Sh.500- one of the top values of the former definitive series, this stamp shows the Bush Scarlet Butterfly, of the genus Axiocerses

TANZANIA / Tanzanie

Sh.180- an amphibian of the genus Megalixalus is shown on this fauna issue

Friday, April 1, 2011


35 fr: this traditional scene shows a camel being tended against a backdrop of the arid landscape of Djibouti

COMOROS / Iles Comores

150fr Halley's Comet was a popular theme for many countries in 1986, and is shown here in fiery colors against a night sky


c4000 This stamp shows the traditional war dress of northern Ghana

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