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No New Posts Afars and Issas

1 1 Afars and Issas : Stamps
by rod222
Sept 15, 2014 3:30:34 GMT
No New Posts Africa (Other)

Please look or post here for African countries without listed sub-boards.

9 44 Biafra stamps
by kostia84
Feb 21, 2019 21:50:05 GMT
No New Posts Aguera, La

An administrative district in southern Rio de Oro on the northwest coast of Africa.

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No New Posts Algeria

3 53 Algeria - Fives Trees Instead of Four - 1926-39 Issue
by blaamand
Mar 25, 2019 0:26:25 GMT
No New Posts Angola

2 2 Angola First Ceres Issues
by tonyvella
Jan 3, 2015 21:30:30 GMT
No New Posts Anjouan

One of the Comoro Islands in the Mozambique Channel. The stamps of Anjouan were superseded by those of Madagascar, and in 1950 by those of Comoro Islands.

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No New Posts Ascension

An island in the South Atlantic Ocean 900 miles from Liberia. In 1922, placed under the administration of the Colonial Office and annexed to the British Crown Colony of St. Helena.

2 23 Ascension forerunners - anyone?
by blaamand
Jul 18, 2018 9:05:30 GMT
No New Posts Basutoland

British Crown Colony which became the independent state of Lesotho on October 4, 1966.

1 17 Basutoland
by nl1947
Mar 15, 2016 2:16:29 GMT
No New Posts Bechuanaland (British Bechuanaland)

A British Crown Colony which included the area of the former Stellaland; annexed in 1895 to the Cape of Good Hope Colony

1 7 Bechuanaland
by comingfrom
Sept 25, 2013 7:07:50 GMT
No New Posts Belgian Congo

Congo was an independent state, founded by Leopold II of Belgium, until 1908 when it was annexed to Belgium as a colony. In 1960 it became an independent republic. See Congo Democratic Republic and Zaire.

1 12 Belgian Congo : Stamps.
by Jen B
Mar 27, 2016 1:10:58 GMT
No New Posts Benin

1 15 Benin
by hrdoktorx
Jan 3, 2019 22:21:06 GMT
No New Posts Botswana

1 12 Botswana : Stamps.
by David M Frye
Jun 6, 2018 19:39:55 GMT
No New Posts British Offices Abroad

4 9 Morocco Agencies
by hrdoktorx
Jan 17, 2019 7:23:17 GMT
No New Posts Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)

In 1919 the French territory of Upper Volta was detached from the southern section of Upper Senegal and Niger and made a separate colony. In 1933 the colony was divided among its neighbors. The Republic of Upper Volta was proclaimed December 11, 1958; the name was changed to Burkina Faso on August 4, 1984.

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No New Posts Burundi

3 7 Burundi : Stamps.
by bobby1948
Feb 8, 2016 13:09:54 GMT
No New Posts Cameroon

4 20 Cameroon : Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Dec 5, 2018 19:47:08 GMT
No New Posts Cape Juby

1 1 Cape Juby : Stamps
by Mick
Nov 8, 2015 2:18:06 GMT
No New Posts Cape of Good Hope

4 52 Cape of Good Hope : Stamps.
by nl1947
Dec 22, 2018 13:46:46 GMT
No New Posts Central African Republic

1 2 Central African Republic : Stamps.
by rod222
Aug 21, 2014 0:37:05 GMT
No New Posts Chad

2 11 Chad-Tchad Stamps.
by Bombadil
Apr 26, 2018 22:39:54 GMT
No New Posts Comoros

4 56 Mayotte: Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Mar 31, 2019 12:02:17 GMT
No New Posts Congo Democratic Republic

Congo was an independent state, founded by Leopold II of Belgium, until 1908 when it was annexed to Belgium as a colony. Congo became an independent republic in 1960. The name was changed to Republic of Zaire on October 28, 1971. In 1998 some issues again used the name Congo Democratic Republic (see Zaire).

1 1 Congo Democratic Republic: stamps
by bobby1948
Feb 19, 2016 1:39:18 GMT
No New Posts Congo, People's Republic of

The former French colony of Middle Congo became a member state of the French Community on November 28, 1958 and achieved independence on August 15, 1960. For some years before 1958, the colony was joined with three other French territories to form French Equatorial Africa.

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No New Posts Dahomey

1 30 Dahomey : Stamps.
by hrdoktorx
Jan 24, 2019 23:18:46 GMT
No New Posts Egypt

12 111 Egypt : Stamps.
by nl1947
Mar 28, 2019 13:53:05 GMT
No New Posts Equatorial Guinea

2 13 Equatorial Guinea : Stamps
by rod222
Jan 28, 2014 14:46:34 GMT
No New Posts Eritrea

1 13 Eritrea : Stamps.
by nl1947
Mar 15, 2019 11:28:38 GMT
No New Posts Ethiopia

2 11 Ethiopia : Covers
by smauggie
Jan 10, 2019 14:15:00 GMT
No New Posts Fernando Poo

2 13 Covers - Fernando Poo
by BC
Nov 22, 2013 14:36:26 GMT
No New Posts French Equatorial Africa

1 8 French Equatorial Africa : France Libre issues
by hrdoktorx
Oct 22, 2018 23:37:15 GMT
No New Posts French West Africa

French West Africa comprised the colonies of Senegal, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Dahomey, French Sudan, Mauritania, Niger and Upper Volta. In 1958 these colonies became republics, eventually issuing their own stamps.Until the republic issues appeared, stamps of French West Africa continued in use. The Senegal and Sudanese Republics issued stamps jointly as the Federation of Mali, starting in 1959.

1 4 French West Africa : Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Feb 23, 2019 11:27:31 GMT
No New Posts Gambia

3 48 Gambia : Stamps
by renden
Sept 8, 2018 18:09:05 GMT
No New Posts Ghana

1 29 Ghana : Stamps
by rod222
Nov 24, 2015 10:14:04 GMT
No New Posts Gold Coast

1 36 Gold Coast : Stamps
by kgvistamps
Feb 4, 2019 20:35:45 GMT
No New Posts Griqualand West

1 6 Africa : Griqualand West.
by Ryan
Apr 12, 2014 19:20:16 GMT
No New Posts Guinea

2 10 Guinea Stamps
by Bombadil
Apr 30, 2018 13:33:21 GMT
No New Posts Guinea-Bissau

1 1 Guinea-Bissau : Stamps
by rod222
Jun 15, 2015 8:51:38 GMT
No New Posts Ifni

Ceded to Spain by Morocco in 1860 but not occupied by the Spanish until 1934. Returned to Morocco June 30, 1969.

1 3 Ifni stamps
by Bombadil
Jan 6, 2019 21:25:58 GMT
No New Posts Inhambane

Former Portuguese colony; now a district of Mozambique

1 1 Inhambane Ceres
by tonyvella
Jan 15, 2015 14:08:32 GMT
No New Posts Italian Colonies

2 6 Italian East Africa : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 13, 2015 9:55:36 GMT
No New Posts Ivory Coast

3 7 Ivory Coast :Stamps.
by nl1947
Mar 8, 2019 18:59:52 GMT
No New Posts Katanga

1 7 State of Katanga
by huckles888
Feb 13, 2014 16:23:45 GMT
No New Posts Kenya

1 8 Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika
by kgvistamps
Dec 5, 2018 13:53:43 GMT
No New Posts Lagos

This territory was purchased by Britain in 1861 and placed under the Governor of Sierra Leone. It was detached in 1874 and formed part of the Gold Coast Colony until 1886 when the Protectorate of Lagos was established. Chartered to the Royal Niger Company until 1899 when all territories of that company were surrendered to the Crown and formed into Northern and Southern Nigeria Protectorates. In 1906, Lagos and Southern Nigeria were united to form the Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

1 7 Lagos: Classic Stamps
by Peter
May 30, 2018 20:53:12 GMT
No New Posts Lesotho

2 5 Lesotho : Stamps.
by rod222
May 17, 2014 21:55:28 GMT
No New Posts Liberia

4 47 Liberia : Stamps.
by Bombadil
Jun 16, 2018 20:06:02 GMT
No New Posts Libya

5 21 Cyrenaica & Tripolitania under Italian Rule
by Bombadil
Apr 19, 2019 10:35:28 GMT
No New Posts Lourenco Marques

Part of Portuguese East Africa Colony; stamps of Mozambique replaced those of Lourenco Marques in 1920.

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No New Posts Madagascar

6 58 Madagascar / Malagasy : Stamps.
by billfromlachine
Feb 11, 2019 2:08:48 GMT
No New Posts Malagasy Republic

1 2 Malagasy (Madagascar) - A Cover
by Zuzu
Dec 10, 2013 3:56:33 GMT
No New Posts Malawi

1 13 Malawi : Stamps
by blaamand
Apr 22, 2019 10:16:42 GMT
No New Posts Mali

2 4 French Sudan (Mali before independence)
by Peter
Jun 13, 2018 11:51:35 GMT
No New Posts Mauritania

1 8 Mauritania : Stamps
by nl1947
Feb 7, 2019 18:51:22 GMT
No New Posts Mauritius

3 49 Mauritius : Stamps.
by renden
Jan 4, 2019 18:51:18 GMT
No New Posts Middle Congo

2 9 Middle Congo stamps
by Bombadil
Apr 26, 2018 22:29:28 GMT
No New Posts Morocco

5 22 Morocco Agencies
by kgvistamps
Mar 31, 2019 17:00:44 GMT
No New Posts Mozambique

3 18 Mozambique : Stamps.
by Peter
Jun 27, 2018 14:58:34 GMT
No New Posts Mozambique Company

2 12 Mozambique Company stamps
by bobby1948
Feb 6, 2016 16:38:41 GMT
No New Posts Namibia

1 1 Namibia : Stamps.
by rod222
Dec 18, 2015 23:57:03 GMT
No New Posts Natal

1 1 Natal Long Ago
by thephilatelist
Apr 7, 2016 17:52:09 GMT
No New Posts Niger

2 10 BB [1840-1940] Niger
by jl
Dec 22, 2016 0:31:45 GMT
No New Posts Niger Coast Protectorate

1 2 Early Issues
by Londonbus1
Oct 3, 2018 16:39:48 GMT
No New Posts Nigeria

3 13 Nigeria - Stamps
by stainlessb
Feb 23, 2019 0:47:42 GMT
No New Posts Northern Nigeria

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No New Posts Northern Rhodesia

1 2 Northern Rhodesia - GVI Stamps
by nl1947
Oct 29, 2016 10:14:10 GMT
No New Posts Nyasaland Protectorate

1 9 Nyasaland Stamps
by nl1947
Oct 7, 2018 13:13:45 GMT
No New Posts Nyassa

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No New Posts Obock

Obock was the point of entrance from which French Somaliland was formed. The port was acquired by the French in 1862 but was not actively occupied until 1884. In 1888 Djibouti was made into a port and the seat of government moved there from Obock. In 1902 the name Somali Coast was adopted on the postage stamps of Djibouti and these stamps superseded the individual issues of Obock.

1 7 Obock : Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Mar 17, 2019 11:44:23 GMT
No New Posts Oltre Giuba

Oltre Giuba was ceded to Italy by Great Britain in 1924 and in 1926 was incorporated with Italian Somaliland. In 1936 it became part of Italian East Africa.

2 7 Italy - Oltre Giuba
by nl1947
Jul 2, 2018 22:54:08 GMT
No New Posts Orange River Colony

1 2 Orange Free State - Orange River Colony
by dgdecker
Nov 11, 2018 18:29:58 GMT
No New Posts Portuguese Africa

1 1 Portuguese Africa : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 24, 2015 23:46:31 GMT
No New Posts Portuguese Guinea

This territory, including the Bissagos Islands, became an independent republic on September 10, 1974. See Guinea-Bissau.

1 8 Portuguese Guinea : Stamps
by I.L.S.
Aug 26, 2013 8:46:45 GMT
No New Posts Reunion

2 19 Reunion : Stamps.
by hrdoktorx
Oct 25, 2018 21:58:11 GMT
No New Posts Rhodesia (British South Africa)

Administered by the British South Africa Company. In 1923 the area was divided and the portion south of the Zambezi River became the British Crown Colony of Southern Rhodesia. In the following year the remaining territory was formed into the Protectorate of Northern Rhodesia. The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (comprising Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland) was established September 3, 1953.

3 25 Rhodesia
by clivel
Nov 10, 2018 17:03:46 GMT
No New Posts Rhodesia and Nyasaland

The Federation of Southern Rhodesia, Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland was created in 1953; it was dissolved at the end of 1963.

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No New Posts Rhodesia (Southern)

In October 1964, Southern Rhodesia assumed the name Rhodesia. On November 11, 1965, the government declared Rhodesia independent. Rhodesia became Zimbabwe on April 18, 1980.

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No New Posts Rwanda

1 3 Rwanda : Stamps.
by rod222
Jul 22, 2014 7:57:29 GMT
No New Posts Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic

1 20 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. [RASD]
by rod222
Apr 21, 2015 0:20:48 GMT
No New Posts Saint Helena

British Crown Colony located in the Atlantic Ocean 1,200 miles west of Angola.

2 7 Saint Helena - Tristan Da Cunha
by nl1947
May 7, 2016 13:02:54 GMT
No New Posts St. Thomas & Prince Islands

1 1 St Thomas and Prince Islands : Stamps
by rod222
Jun 22, 2014 23:56:05 GMT
No New Posts Senegal

3 19 Senegal Covers
by renden
Dec 11, 2018 1:52:14 GMT
No New Posts Seychelles

2 5 Seychelles : Stamps.
by nl1947
Jan 28, 2019 14:53:07 GMT
No New Posts Sierra Leone

3 32 Sierra Leone : Stamps
by zipper
Feb 13, 2019 2:57:20 GMT
No New Posts Somalia

2 7 Stamps of Italian Somaliland 1903-1939
by Poodle_Mum
Feb 1, 2018 0:44:53 GMT
No New Posts Somali Coast

2 15 Somali Coast: Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Oct 27, 2018 12:10:24 GMT
No New Posts Somaliland Protectorate

1 2 Somaliland Protectorate
by nl1947
Oct 15, 2016 19:05:14 GMT
No New Posts South Africa

Sub-board: Nominally Independent States

16 75 South Africa : Stamps.
by smauggie
Dec 21, 2018 3:06:46 GMT
No New Posts South West Africa

4 28 South West Africa : Covers
by darkormex
Apr 15, 2019 1:51:49 GMT
No New Posts Southern Nigeria

1 4 Southern Nigeria : Stamps.
by classicalstamps
Aug 27, 2015 5:04:56 GMT
No New Posts Southern Rhodesia

Prior to 1923 the area was administered by the British South Africa Company. The colony was created in 1923 by the British Government. In 1953, Southern Rhodesia joined Northern Rhodesia and Nyasaland to form the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. When the Federation dissolved at the end of 1963, Southern Rhodesia again became an internally self-governing colony.

1 17 Southern Rhodesia : Stamps.
by nl1947
Jul 5, 2016 12:14:18 GMT
No New Posts South Kasai

1 13 South Kasai : Stamps.
by rod222
Oct 9, 2014 23:44:20 GMT
No New Posts Spanish Guinea

1 6 Spanish Guinea : Stamps.
by dgdecker
Mar 6, 2019 7:38:49 GMT
No New Posts Spanish Morocco

A Spanish Protectorate until merging with the French and Tangier zones of Morocco in 1956 to become the independent country of Morocco.

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No New Posts Spanish Sahara

A subdivision of Spanish West Africa that included the colony of Rio de Oro and the territory of Saguiet el Hamra. Formerly known as Spanish Western Sahara, which superseded the older title of Rio de Oro.

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No New Posts Spanish West Africa

The major political division of the Spanish areas in northwest Africa. It included Spanish Sahara (Rio de Oro and Saguiet el Hamra), Ifni and Southern Morocco (for administrative purposes). Separate stamp issues have been used for Rio de Oro, Ifni and La Aguera.

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No New Posts Stellaland

Set up by the Boers in an effort to annex territory ruled by the Bechuana chiefs. Annexed by Great Britain in 1885 and became part of British Bechuanaland.

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Sudan

2 19 Sudan : Stamps.
by Bombadil
Feb 23, 2019 16:42:23 GMT
No New Posts Swaziland

1 2 Swaziland : Stamps.
by rod222
Feb 26, 2015 13:20:10 GMT
No New Posts Tanganyika

1 2 Tanganyika : Stamps.
by Londonbus1
Sept 18, 2018 7:51:29 GMT
No New Posts Tanzania

1 3 Tanzania : Stamps.
by bobby1948
Feb 8, 2016 20:43:38 GMT
No New Posts Tete

A district of the Portuguese East Africa Colony; formerly part of Zambezia. Stamps of Mozambique replaced those of Tete.

1 12 Tete 1914 Ceres heads-up
by Admin
Dec 30, 2014 19:03:01 GMT
No New Posts Togo

1 7 Togo : Stamps.
by rod222
Jun 22, 2015 12:47:02 GMT
No New Posts Transvaal

1 10 Transvaal
by renden
Dec 18, 2018 14:40:40 GMT
No New Posts Tunisia

3 7 Tunisia: Covers
by hrdoktorx
Mar 23, 2019 16:36:26 GMT
No New Posts Ubangi-Shari

2 6 Ubangi-Shari BBB [Big Blue Beast]
by jkjblue
Dec 28, 2016 18:26:50 GMT
No New Posts Uganda

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
No New Posts Upper Senegal & Niger

1 1 BBB Upper Senegal & Niger [Big Blue Beast]
by jl
Dec 23, 2016 22:07:37 GMT
No New Posts Upper Volta

2 6 Upper Volta stamps
by Bombadil
Apr 21, 2018 23:59:20 GMT
No New Posts Zaire

Congo Democratic Republic changed its name to Republic of Zaire in November 1971. Issues before that date are under Congo Democratic Republic.

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No New Posts Zambezia

A former district of the Mozambique Province in Portuguese East Africa. The districts of Quelimane and Tete were created from Zambezia; eventually, stamps of Mozambique came into use.

1 2 Zambezia : Stamps.
by rod222
Nov 25, 2015 3:47:23 GMT
No New Posts Zambia

1 4 Zambia : Stamps.
by rod222
Sept 3, 2014 2:19:57 GMT
No New Posts Zanzibar

Group of Islands off the coast of Taganyika. Before 1895, unoverprinted stamps of India were used in Zanzibar. Zanzibar was a British protectorate until December 10, 1963, when it became independent. A republic was established after a revolt in January 1964. Zanzibar joined Tanganyika April 26, 1964 to form the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar which was later renamed Tanzania (see Tanzania).

3 16 Zanzibar: Covers & Cards
by Ryan
Sept 19, 2018 10:21:18 GMT
No New Posts Zimbabwe

1 2 Zimbabwe : Stamps
by rod222
Apr 13, 2015 2:12:31 GMT
No New Posts Zululand

1 2 Zululand stamps and postmarks
by classicalstamps
Mar 25, 2015 19:03:17 GMT

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