This card shows a view of the capital, Kigali, in Rwanda, the "land of 1000 hills." Since the genocide of 1994, this country has rebounded and developed very quickly

Rwanda: stamp

60fr this 1989 stamp shows two farmers and a typical instrument used to cultivate land in Rwanda, which relies on small farm plots for most of its food production


Traditional Konkomba Dance: this card shows the ethnic Konkomba of N. Ghana and adjacent Togo, numbering some half a million.

Togo: stamps

Togo is a small country that has issued a prolific number of stamps, as any collector can tell you; I enjoyed the stamps affixed to the card above, which show both Western (Christmas) and traditional (an African drum) themes