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Maps of an East Africa that the expats might recall

Don’t ask me where I got these maps from, can’t even remember. (Leroy?) But it’s not one of those books which I conveniently forgot to return. 192 more words

Lake Tanganyika

I don’t have too much useful things to say about Lake Tanganyika. It’s easy enough to hitch to Mpulungu, the town that lays next to the lake. 288 more words


Tanganyika: Les déplacés souffrent de problèmes psychologiques à cause des violences subies -(MSF)

Les populations qui continuent à fuir les combats entre bantous et pygmées dans les villages de la province du Tanganyika, affluent en grand nombre à Kalemie et ses environs, rapporte Médecins Sans Frontières dans un communiqué rendu public ce jeudi 17 août 2017. 209 more words


Uganda, Republic of #1174 (1993)

As a collector striving to find at least one stamp from every issuing entity since 1840, I sometimes have odd omissions. For certain countries, I have a limited number of stamps and sometimes the stamps I do have are ones that I’m not that fond of. 2,590 more words

Stamp Issuers

George Crawford

Grandfather George Crawford was born in Glasgow on 21 April 1904.  He qualified as a marine engineer in Glasgow in the early 1930’s.  In 1938 he moved his family (my grandmother, my aunt and my mother) to the small village of Kigoma on… 81 more words

Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika #105 (1958)

The region of British East Africa has quite a complicated postal history with stamps of the area receiving numerous identifying inscriptions since their first release in May 1890, bearing the name of a company —   7,918 more words

Stamp Issuers