Full Name:Republic of Kenya
The Kenya flag known as ‘Bendera ya Kenya’ in Swahili was adopted in December 12, 1963. Kenya also became independent on the same date.
Black – The indigenous Kenyan people
Red – The blood that was shed in the fight for independence
Green – Kenya’s rich agricultural land and natural resources
The white stripes, the traditional Maasai shield, and the two crossed spears were added to the Kenyan flag after Kenya attained independence. The color white symbolizes peace while the shield and spears signify that all Kenyans are always ready to defend the independence they fought so hard for.