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Jamhuri ya Uganda

Last modified: 2005-03-12 by jarig bakker
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[Uganda] by Samuel Lockton, 9 Oct 2002
adopted 9 Oct 1962

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Significance of the Colors

Black, yellow, red were the colours of the Uganda People's Congress party, who came to power in elections in April 1962. The flag was adopted on the date of independence, 9 Oct 1962. To quote Whitney Smith ("Spectrum Vlaggenboek", 1975): "The three colours were intended to symbolise the people of Africa, sunshine and brotherhood. The design was made by the minister of justice, Mr Grace Ibingira." The crested crane was the flag badge of Ugand