The flag of Madagascar was recognized on October 14, 1958. This flag consists of three colors white, red, and green. The colors white and red symbolize the reign of Marina. Green symbolizes the rural people who played an important role in Madagascar’s independence from France. History of the flag of […]


The Sierra Leone flag was adopted in 1961 when the country gained independence from Britain. The flag consists of three horizontal stripes – one green at the top, one white in the middle, and one blue at the bottom. The blue bar is reminiscent of the Atlantic Ocean, which washes […]


History the flag of Nigeria Flag of Nigeria since 1960  The current National flag is three stripes flag that each of the stripes—green, white, green—vertically stands next to each other. Nigerians’ endeavor for gaining independence, resulted in the National Planning Committee. They decided to announce a competition for the design […]


Flag of Zambia during its history  As it’s costumed for nations that experienced colonization Zambia too, has been represented by different flags during its history.   The National Flag of the Republic of Zambia was adopted on 24 October 1964, The independence day. Mrs. Gabriel Ellison designed the national flag of Zambia and […]


History of Ghana flag Before 1957 Ghana flag as the Gold coast crown colony, used “the blue ensign of the British colony of the gold coast” (1827-1957).  In 1957, when Ghana became a sovereign nation, Nkrumah as the president adopted the first Ghana flag on independence day: 6 March 1957. […]


Buganda was one of the few pre-colonial states in Africa that had its flag. It is now an integral element of the Uganda flag and also the coat of arm granted by Queen Elizabeth.  When Uganda became a colony of the British Empire, the British added a distinct symbol “Crested […]


History of Ethiopian Flag All Ethiopian flag have featured stripes of green, yellow, and red. The first rectangular flag was adopted in 1897. And it resembled the modern flag with the disc and star replaced with a crowned lion that carried across. It changed slightly in 1974 after Haile Selassie […]

Jamaican Flag: After the dissolution of the West Indies Federation, a group formed in 1958 of British-ruled islands, Jamaica moved quickly to establish a national flag in anticipation of its independence day, August 6, 1962.    The legislative committee responsible agreed that the flag should have the colors black, yellow, and green.   These stood for the difficulties faced by the nation (black), its natural […]