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No New Posts Afars and Issas

2 21 Afars and Issas: Stamps
by captphil
Mar 29, 2024 19:51:08 GMT
No New Posts Africa (Other)

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

22 109 German African Forerunners
by gstamps
Mar 28, 2024 6:15:44 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

6 96 Algeria: EA Overprints
by hrdoktorx
Nov 24, 2023 23:25:18 GMT
No New Posts Angola

2 16 Angola: Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Apr 24, 2024 6:01:18 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 The stamps of Anjouan were superseded by those of Madagascar, and in 1950 by those of Comoro Islands.

1 5 Overload spaced on type Anjouan Group
by racatrien
Sept 28, 2021 20:35:25 GMT
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 36 Ascension
by marbles
Apr 9, 2024 17:27:12 GMT
No New Posts Basutoland

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

1 24 Basutoland: Stamps
by vikingeck
Sept 18, 2022 10:59:33 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

2 10 British Bechuanaland
by clivel
Sept 18, 2022 16:15:11 GMT
No New Posts Bechuanaland Protectorate

2 15 Bechuanaland Protectorate: Stamps
by clivel
Sept 18, 2022 16:28:36 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.

3 21 Belgian Congo Covers
by phildug
Jul 5, 2024 14:06:44 GMT
No New Posts Benin

2 18 Benin
by rod222
Jul 1, 2024 4:15:31 GMT
No New Posts Botswana

1 18 Botswana : Stamps.
by zipper
Jun 23, 2022 9:11:06 GMT
No New Posts British East Africa

1 12 British East Africa Stamps
by cjoprey
Feb 19, 2023 20:34:10 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.

1 2 Haute-Volta
by anilkhemlani
Jun 20, 2024 17:30:40 GMT
No New Posts Burundi

3 12 Burundi : Stamps.
by cjoprey
Feb 11, 2024 12:08:22 GMT
No New Posts Cameroun/Cameroons

7 54 Kamerun (German Colony of Cameroon)
by sudbury12000
Apr 5, 2024 12:29:25 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 - 1 Viewing

8 1,252 Cape of Good Hope: Watermarks & Paper
by wm
Jul 13, 2024 11:57:37 GMT
No New Posts Central African Republic

1 10 Central African Republic : Stamps.
by greaden
Mar 24, 2024 19:24:41 GMT
No New Posts Chad

4 26 Chad- Tchad Airposts
by captphil
Mar 29, 2024 6:05:41 GMT
No New Posts Comoros

3 47 Grande Comore: Stamps
by gstamps
Feb 27, 2022 14:01:11 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 3 Congo Democratic Republic: stamps
by cjoprey
Jan 13, 2023 0:51:38 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.

1 3 Congo Brazzaville: Stamps
by chrischross
Dec 13, 2020 2:33:57 GMT
No New Posts Dahomey

1 56 Dahomey: Stamps
by renden
Jul 16, 2024 13:11:11 GMT
No New Posts Djibouti

1 7 Djibouti: Stamps
by renden
Nov 20, 2020 18:12:02 GMT
No New Posts Egypt

18 203 Egypt: Covers & Postal Stationery.
by Londonbus1
Apr 19, 2024 10:14:12 GMT
No New Posts Equatorial Guinea

2 15 Equatorial Guinea : Stamps
by cursus
Feb 6, 2021 8:36:56 GMT
No New Posts Eritrea

1 13 Eritrea: Stamps
by gstamps
Jan 7, 2023 6:57:39 GMT
No New Posts Ethiopia

4 30 Ethiopia
by anilkhemlani
Feb 10, 2024 15:22:40 GMT
No New Posts Fernando Poo

2 14 Covers - Fernando Poo
by cursus
Apr 7, 2023 9:33:02 GMT
No New Posts French Equatorial Africa

2 27 French Equatorial Africa: Stamps & Covers
by hrdoktorx
Mar 11, 2023 20:00:35 GMT
No New Posts French Guinea

3 19 French Guinea
by renden
Jan 24, 2024 16:14:20 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.

2 33 French West Africa Postmark in Washington, DC
by sudbury12000
Jan 5, 2023 16:53:17 GMT
No New Posts Gabon

3 23 Gabon - The early surcharges
by greaden
Nov 23, 2022 21:55:21 GMT
No New Posts Gambia

3 52 Gambia: Stamps
by sudbury12000
Oct 30, 2023 15:36:23 GMT
No New Posts Ghana

3 42 Modern Ghana Definitives
by darkormex
Jun 13, 2024 11:59:35 GMT
No New Posts Gold Coast

2 55 Gold Coast: Stamps
by rod222
Apr 19, 2024 1:34:03 GMT
No New Posts Griqualand West

1 8 Griqualand West: Stamps & Postmarks
by sudbury12000
Jan 24, 2023 15:58:42 GMT
No New Posts Guinea

2 15 Guinea Repuublic Stamps
by rod222
Mar 1, 2024 12:32:16 GMT
No New Posts Guinea-Bissau

1 3 Guinea-Bissau : Stamps
by rod222
Apr 5, 2024 12:43:12 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 8 Ifni: Stamps
by cursus
Dec 25, 2021 13:06:42 GMT
No New Posts Inhambane

Former Portuguese colony; now a district of Mozambique

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No New Posts Italian Colonies

3 8 Italian Colonies: Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Nov 26, 2022 11:01:16 GMT
No New Posts Ivory Coast

3 92 Ivory Coast: Stamps
by greaden
Oct 21, 2022 21:07:46 GMT
No New Posts Katanga

1 14 State of Katanga
by brightonpete
Jan 6, 2022 15:27:12 GMT
No New Posts Kenya

4 39 Kenya 2006 Fish
by TSF Admin
Sept 14, 2023 19:40:53 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 15 Lagos: Classic Stamps
by Deleted
May 9, 2022 11:54:33 GMT
No New Posts Lesotho

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

4 69 Liberia: Stamps
by angore
May 21, 2023 10:22:39 GMT
No New Posts Libya

6 30 Libya : Stamps
by paul1
Jul 7, 2024 9:20:18 GMT
No New Posts Lourenco Marques

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

1 3 Lourenco Marques stamps
by rod222
Jan 5, 2024 0:56:41 GMT
No New Posts Madagascar

5 83 Madagascar / Malagasy : Stamps.
by dorincard
Jan 14, 2024 14:25:59 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 14 Malawi : Stamps
by angore
Mar 18, 2022 10:17:34 GMT
No New Posts Mali

2 11 Mali : Stamps.
by daniel
Oct 27, 2022 23:28:18 GMT
No New Posts Mauritania

3 31 Mauritania: Imperforates
by fazeman
Jul 23, 2024 2:24:07 GMT
No New Posts Mauritius

7 168 Mauritius Postmarks
by rod222
Jun 5, 2024 19:35:05 GMT
No New Posts Mayotte

1 21 Mayotte: Stamps
by hrdoktorx
Feb 27, 2022 12:07:43 GMT
No New Posts Middle Congo

2 23 Middle Congo stamps
by renden
Jul 2, 2022 1:41:11 GMT
No New Posts Moheli

1 7 Mohéli: Stamps
by gstamps
Oct 27, 2022 18:51:12 GMT
No New Posts Morocco

6 73 covers from Morocco
by anilkhemlani
Mar 24, 2024 15:58:43 GMT
No New Posts Mozambique

3 20 Mozambique Stamps
by renden
May 1, 2021 16:29:48 GMT
No New Posts Mozambique Company

3 17 Help Please
by daniel
Aug 29, 2021 17:31:22 GMT
No New Posts Namibia

1 3 Namibia : Stamps.
by Londonbus1
Apr 10, 2024 8:56:49 GMT
No New Posts Natal

3 32 Natal: Classic Stamps & Postal Stationery 1857-1909
by anilkhemlani
Jul 1, 2024 16:08:32 GMT
No New Posts Niger

3 18 Niger: Stamps
by anglobob
Jun 4, 2023 16:03:05 GMT
No New Posts Niger Coast Protectorate

2 8 Niger Coast Prot. Scott #63, overprinted "consular" in red
by Beryllium Guy
Nov 22, 2021 21:53:28 GMT
No New Posts Nigeria

8 60 Nigeria Covers
by rod222
Jan 24, 2024 2:09:02 GMT
No New Posts Northern Nigeria

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No New Posts Northern Rhodesia

3 10 Northern Rhodesia Covers and Cards
by JeffS
May 2, 2024 22:18:39 GMT
No New Posts Nyasaland Protectorate

3 21 Cancels of NYASALAND
by clivel
Feb 3, 2022 22:02:15 GMT
No New Posts Nyassa

1 2 Nyassa
by greaden
Jan 2, 2022 19:34:31 GMT
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 21 Obock: Stamps
by chrischross
Jul 22, 2022 1:45:11 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 8 Oltre Giuba: Stamps
by hrdoktorx
May 18, 2024 18:21:25 GMT
No New Posts Orange River Colony

7 62 Orange Free State - Orange River Colony
by Hugh
Jul 24, 2024 19:06:52 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 33 Reunion: Stamps
by anglobob
May 19, 2024 19:51:23 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.

6 101 Rhodesia: Stamps
by paul1
Jul 24, 2024 11:23:37 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.

2 4 The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1953-1963
by daniel
Feb 11, 2023 1:53:42 GMT
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.

3 14 Rhodesia oranges missing color
by JeffS
Jun 1, 2024 0:42:23 GMT
No New Posts Ruanda-Urundi

Former United Nations trusteeship administered by Belgium (Belgian East Africa).

2 3 The Stamps of Ruanda Urundi
by renden
Oct 11, 2021 13:38:17 GMT
No New Posts Rwanda

1 4 Rwanda : Stamps.
by anilkhemlani
Jun 20, 2024 17:40:10 GMT
No New Posts Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic

1 19 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.

3 47 Saint Helena: Stamps
by rod222
Mar 12, 2024 3:42:23 GMT
No New Posts St. Thomas & Prince Islands

2 8 Question About Stamps From These Islands
by gillian
Sept 13, 2021 19:36:03 GMT
No New Posts Senegal

3 55 Senegal: Stamps
by anglobob
Jun 19, 2023 13:36:02 GMT
No New Posts Seychelles

1 11 Seychelles : Stamps.
by rod222
Jan 9, 2024 19:31:38 GMT
No New Posts Sierra Leone

4 43 Sierra Leone: Stamps
by Beryllium Guy
Mar 3, 2024 9:29:02 GMT
No New Posts Somalia

3 11 Stamps of Italian Somaliland 1903-1939
by hrdoktorx
Jul 19, 2023 15:18:32 GMT
No New Posts Somali Coast - 2 Viewing

2 41 Somali Coast: Stamps
by brookbam
Feb 2, 2023 14:40:47 GMT
No New Posts Somaliland Protectorate

1 3 Somaliland Protectorate
by anglobob
Feb 3, 2022 18:14:09 GMT
No New Posts South Africa

Sub-board: Nominally Independent States

28 268 South Africa: Stamps
by rod222
Jul 16, 2024 7:34:12 GMT
No New Posts South West Africa

4 46 South West Africa: German colonial period stamps
by gstamps
May 17, 2024 18:13:27 GMT
No New Posts Southern Nigeria

1 7 Southern Nigeria: Stamps
by angore
Oct 1, 2021 12:05:01 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.

2 20 Southern Rhodesia Postal History
by JeffS
Jun 25, 2024 19:59:26 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 9 Spanish Guinea: Stamps
by david
Jan 2, 2022 19:01:07 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.

1 11 Spanish Morocco
by rod222
Jun 5, 2024 4:26:02 GMT
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.

1 7 Spanish Sahara stamps
by cursus
Apr 7, 2023 9:29:34 GMT
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.

1 3 Stellaland Stamps
by sudbury12000
Jan 10, 2023 0:28:34 GMT
No New Posts Sudan

2 48 French Sudan
by renden
Jul 15, 2024 20:18:54 GMT
No New Posts Swaziland

1 6 Swaziland : Stamps.
by anglobob
Feb 5, 2022 14:34:19 GMT
No New Posts Tanganyika

3 35 Tanganyika: Stamps & Postmarks
by cjoprey
Jun 12, 2023 13:45:12 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

2 46 Togo: German Colonial Stamps & Postmarks
by Hugh
May 19, 2024 13:17:16 GMT
No New Posts Transvaal

1 27 Transvaal: Stamps
by anilkhemlani
Jul 1, 2024 16:15:58 GMT
No New Posts Tristan Da Cunha

2 4 Stamps of Tristan da Cunha
by hrdoktorx
Nov 26, 2022 15:07:23 GMT
No New Posts Tunisia

3 22 Tunisia: Stamps
by captphil
Jul 24, 2024 19:00:34 GMT
No New Posts Ubangi-Shari

2 14 Ubangi-Shari
by renden
Jul 15, 2021 15:49:46 GMT
No New Posts Uganda

2 11 Uganda: Stamps
by paul1
Jul 13, 2023 14:49:20 GMT
No New Posts Upper Senegal & Niger

1 8 BBB Upper Senegal & Niger [Big Blue Beast]
by anglobob
Aug 10, 2022 15:47:33 GMT
No New Posts Upper Volta

2 10 Upper Volta: Stamps
by rod222
Jan 25, 2024 12:27:01 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.

5 10 Full set for year 1979
by ameis33
Jan 15, 2023 14:17:53 GMT
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 10 Zambia : Stamps.
by daniel
Mar 12, 2023 17:14:55 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).

4 20 Zanzibar: Stamps
by anilkhemlani
Jul 1, 2024 15:56:53 GMT
No New Posts Zimbabwe

1 5 Zimbabwe : Stamps
by angore
Sept 6, 2021 10:56:49 GMT
No New Posts Zululand

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

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