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Meaning of Flag colors


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what does the black star on the national flag stand for?

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> what does the black star on the national flag stand for?

The Meaning of the Flag - by the designer Mrs. Theodosia Salome Okoh

I decided on the three colors of red, gold & green because of the geography of Ghana. Ghana lies in the tropics and blessed with rich vegetation. The color Gold was influenced by the mineral rich nature of our lands and Red commemorates those who died or worked for the countrys independence. Then the five pointed lone star which is the symbol of African emancipation and unity in the struggle agianst colonialism