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South Africa Issued Stamps on National Parks

The stamps were released on 10th  August 2017  desgined by SA Post Offices’ Thea Clemons.Thestamps features  the Bontebok National Park, Camdeboo National Park, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Table Mountain National Park and Tsitsikamma in the Garden Route National Park.

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South Africa Issued Stamps on Bees

The South African Post Office has issued a set of stamps entitled Bees for Africa to create awareness around the importance of bees in the environment. The stamp sheet and first day envelope, which was issued on 12 July, were … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Stamps on Bee eaters

The South African Post Office released a set of five stamps celebrating bee-eaters on 18th May 2017. The photographs of the bee-eaters were taken by Chris van Rooyen. Bee-eaters are some of Southern Africa’s most beautiful and interesting birds. The … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Stamps on Currency Krugerrand

South Africa Issued Stamps on the Krugerrand.Apart from three international letter-rate stamps, Sapo issued a first-day cover to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Krugerrand. The stamps, designed by philatelic artists Rachel-Mari Ackermann, depict the development of the Krugerrand in … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Stamps about Awareness of Illegal Animal Trade

A set of stamps featuring six endangered South African species issued by the Post Office will raise awareness of illegal animal trade.Mlu Mathonsi, acting Group CEO of the Post Office, said a total of 50 000 stamp sheets will draw … Continue reading

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South Africa will Issue Stamps on World War I Centenary

To commemorate this major historical event and South Africa’s role in it, the South African Post office will issue a set of six se-tenant stamps and one commemorative envelope  on 8th September 2014 featuring artwork by Hein Botha.South Africa entered … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Miniature Sheet on Surgical Craftsman Hamilton Naki

South African Post Office issued a special miniature sheet with two stamps and one commemorative envelope on 25 June, featuring the artwork of Sipho Gwala. Hamilton Naki, a self-trained surgical assitant, started his career as a gardener, and developed into … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Stamp on Ukuthunga – Original Embroidery

The panel on the commemorative envelope depicts a black rhino (Bhejane in isiZulu) pregnant with new life. She is browsing in an enchanted forest where all the elements are brought together – the sun, a rainbow, stars and flowering indigenous … Continue reading

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Stamps Celebrate Cape Town as the World Design Capital 2014

The South Africa  Post Office is celebrating Cape Town being the first city in Africa and the Global South to be given the title of World Design Capital by rolling out a series of limited edition stamps. “We are proud to … Continue reading

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South Africa Issued Special Stamp to Honour Madiba

South Africa issued a black-and-white commemorative stamp on 11 February 2014 to celebrate the life and legacy of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela who died last year. The portrait of the father of South African democracy was taken a few years … Continue reading

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