Sunday, April 28, 2013

TUNISIA / Tunisie

450: this 1994 Philkorea Exposition issue features cultural attractions and stamp images in stylized sketches


E1: this cultural heritage issue features rock paintings at Nsangwini, a tourist site in a small shelter run by local community members


10n: the Black-cheeked Lovebird is a small parrot endemic to SW Zambia, where it has a very small range and is vulnerable to habitat loss

Tuesday, April 23, 2013


$1.16: this 1993 issue shows a gem quality emerald, one of the many minerals mined in Zimbabwe; this stamp sports a clear town cancel from Bulawayo

UGANDA / l'Ouganda

400Sh: this recent local interest issue urges treatment of cattle to guard against disease


35c: the colorful bird of paradise heliconia, a commonly cultivated tropical species, is featured on this 1994 flora issue


K1.70: this tourism issue featured walking tours to see lions, in Luangwa Valley National Park

Thursday, April 18, 2013


Sh. 250: the colorful Catalina Goby is pictured on this freshwater fish issue

TUNISIA / Tunisie

350: this large-format 2005 issue celebrates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


Sh. 100, 300: the Golden Monkey and Impala are shown on this local wildlife set


18c: a sunset and wildlife scene is shown on this pre-inflationary SADDC issue

Friday, April 12, 2013


P2.60: this recent issue shows the Lunate Ladybird, one of many species of colorful beetles found in southern Africa


50fr: this 1980 staple crops issue shows bananas, a common foodsource in rural Africa


500fr: this 1980 issue features the Declaration of Human Rights, with a stylized scene showing political prisoners breaking free; it is somewhat rare to see overt political themes such as this on African issues

Monday, April 8, 2013

Dem. Rep. of CONGO

50fr: this 2001 cultural issue shows carved wooden ornamentation of the Kongo or Yombe style


125fr: this colorful fish issue of 1985 shows a Scarus spp. Note also the squirrelfish in the selvage at top

Saturday, April 6, 2013


125: this issue celebrates Egypt's 2010 bid as World Cup host country


Sh. 110: this 2012 issue celebrates the 40th anniv. of UNEP and the Earth Summit in Rio

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

COMOROS / Iles Comores

350fr: this 2009 birds issue features the Woodland Kingfisher, a common site near African swamps and streams

CHAD / Tchad

150fr: this 2012 fauna sheetlet shows native mammals found in Chad's national parks

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