Tag: africa

Guinea-Bissau

The national flag of Guinea-Bissau was adopted in 1973 when independence from Portugal was proclaimed. Like the former flag of Cape Verde, the flag is based on that of …

Guinea

The national flag of Guinea was adopted on 10 November 1958. The colors of the flag were adapted from those of the Rassemblement Démocratique Africain, the dominant movement at …

Ghana

The national flag of Ghana was designed and adopted in 1957 and was flown until 1962. It was then reinstated in 1966. It consists of the Pan-African colours of …

The Gambia

The colors of the flag carry cultural, political, and regional meanings. The blue alludes to the Gambia River, which is the nation's key feature and is where the country …

Gabon

The colours and symbols of the flag carry cultural, political, and regional meanings. The yellow alludes to the Equator – which cuts across the country – and also symbolizes …

Ethiopia

The national flag of Ethiopia was adopted on 31 October 1912. It conforms to the specifications set forth in Article 3 of the 1995 Constitution of Ethiopia. However, the …

Eritrea

The flag of Eritrea is dominated by a red isosceles triangle based on the hoist-side pointed toward the fly-side and then divided into two right triangles. The upper triangle …

Bata

Bata Airport is located north of Bata and provides connections to Malabo and Annobon in Equatorial Guinea, as well as connections to: Douala (Cameroon), and Cotonou (Benin) and Libreville …

Annobon

Annobon is of strategic importance to Equatorial Guinea as through its ownership the Equatorial Guinean government claims extensive maritime territory to the south of its neighbour, São Tomé and …