Diamond shaped pattern with alternating rows of portaits of Michelle and Barack Obama in one row and Naadu and John Atta Mills in the other. In each row the portraits are separated by crossed flags of the United States of America and Ghana. A row of crossed flags run along the top and bottom of the cloth with the text "JULY - 2009"
Square cloth divided diagonally into two triangles with the same design in each triangle. In the upper right and lower left coner is a portrait of Obama and Mills with the text "OBAMA & MILLS" above and "JULY 2009" below. Two of the edges are bordered by an American flag motif and the other two sides are bordered by a Ghanaian flag motif.
Repeated blue square pattern with portraits of Barack Obama with the text "BARACK OBAMA 44TH PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES" and the word "Akwaaba". The edges of the cloth are bordered by an alternating pattern of yellow and black symbols.
Blue blouse with button front and sleeves folded across the front. A large image of Hastings Kamuzu Banda and the text "Peace, progress and prosperity under Kamuzu" is printed across the sleeves. The lower border is a yellow band with images of a red setting sun and black roosters and the text "Silver Jubilee of Independence", along with Roman numerals "XXV"
Red cloth commemorating H. K. Banda's first 20 years of political leadership in Malawi. Portraits of Banda are repeated across the center, interspersed with images of two clenched fists with a severed rope tied about both wrists. The lower border has repeated designs incorporating a black rooster and a red setting sun, with the numbers "1958" "20" and "1978" above.
Yellow, pink and blue wall hanging commemorating the official wedding of President Bakili Muluzi and Patricia Shanil Fukulani Dzimbiri (Shanil Muluzi), to whom he had already been married for 12 years. A single large circle contains a heart-shaped image of the bride and groom and the text "Happy Marriage 9th October 1999". There is a blue and yellow floral design in each corner.
Yellow chitenje (pl. zitenje) cloth with portrait of Pope John Paul II repeated across the center. Each portrait is surrounded by the text "Pope John Paul II -- visit to Malawi, May 1989" and a blue border. Designs repeated across the top and bottom of the cloth incorporate the papal emblem (with two crossed keys and the Triregnum, or crown with three levels) and an emblem with a stylized cross and the letter M. Other designs include a stylized letter "J" and a cord.
Black chitenje (pl. zitenje) cloth with two circular portraits of Bakili Muluzi and numerous images of Malawi banknotes (purple, pink, gold, and blue), showing Muluzi's portrait. A red, yellow, and white border spans the top and bottom of the cloth.
Blue, red, and white kanga with three portraits of Barack Obama in the center, surrounded by images of the United States flag. The text "Yes we can -- Obama" appears at the bottom, and "2008" is repeated around the entire border.
Pink chitenje (pl. zitenje) cloth. Three female figures repeated in border with text "Voterani Aphungu Achizimayi." Design repeated with large circle depicting female speaker in front of a crowd with "Voterani Aphungu Achizimayi" along the top and bottom of the circle. Each large circle is connected to four small circles, two with the text "Pace-Net" above a circle enclosing an outline of Africa against a brick background; two with the text "Gender Equality Support Project (GESP) - CIDA)."
Cloth with patterned, horizontal stripes of green, yellow, and black. Over the stripes is a repeated pattern of large swags decorated with emblems, flags, and the 50 year logo of Ghana frame a portrait of Kwame Nkrumah. The 50 year logo read " 50 GHANA Championing African Excellence" in English. An alternating patter of Ghanaian flags and political emblems run along the bottom of the cloth. Smaller ribbon motifs flank the top and bottom of the nation's flags identifying Dr. Kwame Nkrumah as the "FIRST PRIME MINISTER" and the dates of indepenence "MARCH 1957 GHANA INDEPENDENCE MARCH 2007" in English.
A repeating pattern of the emblem of Ghana runs along the edges of the fabric and frames the repeating portrait of Kwame Nkrumah flanked by Ghanaian flags and palce on a map. Text above and below the portrait of Nkrumah reads: "GHANA INDEPENDENCE DAY MARCH 6TH 1957 - 2007" "DR. KWAME NKRUMAH THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF GHANA" "FREEDOM AND JUSTICE" in English
Front view of blue blouse with large image of Hastings Kamuzu Banda and the text "Peace, progress and prosperity under Kamuzu, 1964-1989". The lower border is a yellow band with images of a red setting sun and black roosters and the text "Silver Jubilee of Independence", along with Roman numerals "XXV"
Back view of blue blouse with large image of Hastings Kamuzu Banda and the text "Peace, progress and prosperity under Kamuzu, 1964-1989". The lower border is a yellow band with images of a red setting sun and black roosters and the text "Silver Jubilee of Independence", along with Roman numerals "XXV"
Red, white, blue and black textile with dollar bills and dollar signs all over and surrounded by a border of United States flags. There is also a small box with text that reads, "UKINIPENDA USINIPENDE HIYO UTAJAZA WEWE"
Blue skirt with large image of Hastings Kamuzu Banda and the text "Peace, progress and prosperity under Kamuzu, 1964-1989". The lower border is a yellow band with images of a red setting sun and black roosters and the text "Silver Jubilee of Independence", along with Roman numerals "XXV"
Yellow chitenje (pl. zitenje) cloth featuring a portrait of Bakili Muluzi repeated across the center. A blue border contains the text "1994 Year of All People Voting". The same text is repeated in smaller type in diamond-shaped emblems across, along with the text "Congratulations from warm heart of Africa,Malawi"
White T-shirt with blue square containing a photograph of Jean-Pierre Bemba, a black ant in the upper left corner and six yellow stars along the right side. "JEAN-PIERRE BEMBA" is written in blue text along the bottom of the image.
Magenta, gold, and blue chitenje (pl. zitenje) commemorating the official marriange of President Bakili Muluzi and Patricia Shanil Fukulani Dzimbiri (Shanil Muluzi), to whom he had already been married for 12 years. Three circles contain a heart-shaped image of the bride and groom with the text "Happy Marriage 9th October 1999."
Blue chitenje (pl. zitenje) cloth with the text "Malawi peace and unity in the new Millennium". Diamond-shaped emblems with border text "Millennium 2000" are repeated across the cloth. The lower portion includes small portraits of Dr. H.K. Banda, Dr. Livingstone, Dr. B. Muluzi, and John Chilembwe, also repeated across the cloth.
Campaign poster for Abdoulaye Bathily in the 2007 presidential election in Senegal. Bathily, the Jubbanti Senegal candidate (from the Democratic League/Movement for the Labour Party), is pictured in traditional attire. There is an image of a dish of kola nuts and the text "Jubbanti Senegal Jotna" and "Bathily President 2007" "Moom la!".
Poster showing a young man approaching two ballot boxes, with a poster of a woman above one box and a man above the other, and voting for the woman, saying "Eeeya! Amayinso akalowe mokwanira". Gender Electoral Support Network; Civil Liberties Committee (Malawi); Association of Progressive Women
Green textile with lines of horizontal blue text that reads "JE DENONCE." There are several white circular emblems with the image of a woman holding her right arm in the air and her left in a fist at her chest with words "JE DENONCE" written in red coming out of her mouth. The text around the emblem reads "STOP AUX VIOLENCES SEXUELLES FAITES AUX FEMMES ET AUX ENFANTS ET VIHSIDA UTILISES COMME ARMES DE GUERRE EN R.D. CONGO. JOURNEE INTERNATIONALE DE LA FEMME" The image in the white emblems is also repeated in the beige colored horizontal border along the top and bottom of the textile.
Campaign poster for Abdoulaye Wade in the 2007 presidential election campaign in Senegal. Wade, the Sopi Coalition candidate (from the Senegalese Democratic Party), is shown in a business suit with the text "Ensemble continuons a batir le Senegal" and "Abdoulaye Wade 2007". The logo for Coaition Sopi appears in a small circle near the candidate's name.