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Banner o Kenyae

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The banner o Kenyae (Swauheely: Bendera ya Kenya) wis offeecially adoptit on December 12, 1963.

Seembolism[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kenyan banner is based on that o Kenya African Naitional Union. The colours seembolise black majority, red for the bluid shed durin the struggle for freedom, an green for land; the white fimbriation wis addit later an seembolizes peace. The black, red, an white traditional Maasai shield an twa spears seembolise the defense o aw the things mentioned abuin.

Design[eedit | eedit soorce]

The colours o the banner hae been specified bi the Kenya Naitional Archives.

Scheme Red Green
Breetish Staundart Colours Post office reid 0-006 0-010
Source: Kenyan Flag Archived 2007-04-29 at the Wayback Machine at Get Kenya Online. Accessed 6 August 2006.
Source: Flag Specifications Archived 2006-02-07 at the Wayback Machine at Kenya National Archives. Accessed 16 Feb 2006.
Construction sheet
Construction sheet

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kenyan banner is based on the black ower reid ower green banner o Kenya African National Union (KANU), the poleetical pairty that led the fecht for freedom an unthirldom o Kenyae. Upon unthirldom, the white fimbriation, seembolisin peace an unity, an the shield wur addit. The meanin o the colours o the banner o Kenyae match closely tae those o the Pan-African banner adoptit bi the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League in 1920.[1][2]

The banner o Kenyae appears seemilar tae the Pan-African banner

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://www.unia-acl.com/history-black,red,%20green.html
  2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 12 December 2010. Retrieved 14 Februar 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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