Banner o Rwanda

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Auld banner o Rwanda (1962-2001)
Banner o the Kinrick o Rwanda (1959-1962)

The current banner o Rwanda wis adoptit on October 25, 2001.

The banner haes fower colours: blue, green, an twa forms o yellae (staundart yellae for the middle baund an wha the Pantone seestem caws "sun yellae" for the sun).

The blue baund represents happiness an peace, the yellae baund seembolizes economic development, an the green baund seembolizes the hope o prosperity. The sun represents enlichtenment.[1]

The banner wis designed bi Alphonse Kirimobenecyo.

Previous banner[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rwanda's previous banner wis a reid-yellow-green tricolour wi a lairge black letter 'R' (tae distinguish it frae the itherwise identical Banner o Guinea). Derived frae the banner o Ethiopie, the colours green, yellow an reid represented peace; the naition's hope for future development; an the fowk. The banner wis chynged acause it haed acome associatit wi the brutality o the Rwandan Genocide.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b ""Flags of the World" page on flag of Rwanda". Archived frae the original on 13 September 2008. Retrieved 23 November 2010.

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