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Red Yellow Green

Have you noticed how many countries in Africa have the same Red, Yellow and Green Stripes as their national flag? Check the list

I could count:
Bolivia
Ethiopia
Ghana
Lithuania
Benin
Guyana (Guinea)
Vanuatu
Guinea-Bissau
Togo
Sao Tome and Principe
Benin
Camaroon
Senegal
Congo
Mali
and Zimbabwe.

Incidently as per my friend from Senegal al these countries have totally different history, culture and even religion. Many of them are sworn enemies for centuries now. Yet to a layman all their flags looks so much the same.

As my friend Gregory pointed out, this probably has to do with Ethopia (which was the only independent country in the African world)

2 replies on “Red Yellow Green”

My observation is that smaller the country in terms of physical size,economy,political or strategic impact on the world,the brighter the colors of the flag/uniform of defence personnel.It is called identity crisis.Even small birds have bright colours

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