The flag of Kenya originates from the Kenya African National Union. Known as the KANU, it is a political party that ruled Kenya for almost 40 years since its independence from the British colonizers rule in 1963 until its electoral loss at the end of 2002. Before 1960 when it was renamed, it was known to be the Kenya African Union. The colors symbolizes the black majority, red for the blood that was shed during the struggle for independence, and the color green for the nation’s land. The color white fimbriation was added after a while. It signifies peace. The colors black, red and white traditionally is a Maasai shield and two spears symbolize the protection of all the things that is catastrophic.
The flag of Kenya symbolizes that the country is strong against colonizers. It can be an intimidating sight to see because of the power the flag enforces in Kenya. The shield that is shown across the flag shows that the people in Kenya are a force to be reckoned with. And the color combination or the Tricolor band that is flaunted can shows that the country is full of pride and serenity.
The Kenyan flag can be easily spotted because of its unique design. It shows a shield across its flag. This shield is an indicator for people who studies flags or even for people who likes to read about national symbols. The shield is a very unique design to a beautiful flag. If Kenya’s flag is alongside another nation’s flag.