officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East
Africa and is the world's second most populous landlocked country after
Ethiopia. The southern part of the country includes a substantial
portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in
the African Great Lakes region.
in 1894, the area was ruled as a protectorate by the British, who
established administrative law across the territory. Uganda gained
independence from Britain on 9 October 1962. The period since then has
been marked by intermittent conflicts, including a lengthy civil war
against the Lord's Resistance Army in the Northern Region, which has
caused hundreds of thousands of casualties.
about the Uganda are on Wikipedia
were issued by the Uganda Protectorate in 1895. Uganda then
used stamps of East Africa & Uganda (1903-1922), Kenya & Uganda
(1922-1927) and Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika/Tanzania (1935-1976).
Although Uganda had its own postal administration from 1962,
commemoratives inscribed Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania remained in use
until 1976. The first stamps of independent Uganda were
issued on 9 October 1962.
2012-2014 several hunderds colorful stamps produced by Stamperija on behalf of Uganda.
More information about
postal history of Uganda on: Wikipedia
on image for detail description. Click
number to see all Paleontology and
Paleoanthropology related stamps issued in the year.
Common issue of Kenya Tanzania
"Archaeological Relics of East Africa" 
"2nd World Black and African Festival of Art and Culture"
|15.01.1977 "World Black and African Festival of Art and Culture " ||08.04.1992 "Dinosaurs"||15.07.1995 "Dinosaurs"|
||28.06.2000 "Millenium" 
"Endangered Animals "
"World in stamps"
with face value of 2.50 Sh
. shows hand holding
Proconsul is an extinct genus of primates that existed from 23 to 25
million years ago during the Miocene epoch. Fossil remains are present
in Eastern Africa including Kenya and Uganda. Four species have been
classified to date: P. africanus, Proconsul gitongai
, Proconsul major and Proconsul meswae. The four
species differ mainly in body size. Environmental reconstructions for
the Early Miocene Proconsul sites are still tentative and range from
forested environments to more open, arid grasslands.
The first specimen, a partial jaw discovered in 1909 by a gold
prospector at Koru, near Kisumu in western Kenya, was also the oldest
fossil hominoid known until recently, and the first fossil mammal ever
found in sub-Saharan Africa.
"2nd World Black
and African Festival of Art and Culture" stamps issued by East-African
community of Great Britain: Kenya, Uganda and
Tanganyika/Tanzania in 1975 and later on as joint issue of
independent countries: Kenya, Tanzania
and Uganda in 1977. In 1977 these stamps issued in separate sheets as
well as in mini-sheets.
, also known as the Second World Black and African
Festival of Arts and Culture (the first was in Dakar, 1966), was a
cultural jamboree held in Lagos, Nigeria, from 15 January 1977 to 12
February 1977. The month-long event celebrated African culture and
showcased to the world African music, fine art, literature, drama,
dance and religion. About 16,000 participants, representing 56 African
nation and countries of the African Diaspora, performed at the event.
Stone age primitive mans
butchering a Hippopotamus shown on a
buttom-right stamp of the mini-sheet.
 The stamps issued in mini-sheet and separate sheets format. Similar stamps issued by Kenya
 Charles Darwin depicted on one of the stamps in the second row of the sheet.
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