Ghana flag: Meaning of Colours

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The meaning of the colours of the Ghana flag

 

Answer

The Ghana Flag was designed by Mrs Theodosia Okoh, a Ghanaian, to replace the flag of the United Kingdom upon attainment of independence in 1957 

The Flag of Ghana consists of the colours RED, GOLD and Green in horizontal stripes with a five-pointed star in the ceentre of the gold stripe 

RED represents the blood of those who died in the country's struggle for independence 

GOLD represents the mineral wealth of the country 

GREEN symbolises the country's rich forest and 

THE BLACK STAR stands for the lodestar of African freedom 

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