The flag of Kenya is rich in symbolism, with its three equal-sized horizontal stripes of black, red, and green colors. The black stripe symbolizes the Kenyan people, while the red stripe signifies the blood shed during the struggle for independence. Additionally, the green stripe represents the country’s natural wealth and flourishing agricultural industry.

At the heart of the flag lies a white shield. Two crossed spears are emblematic of the nation’s commitment to defending its sovereignty and its resolve to fight for freedom. A red and white Maasai warrior’s headband proudly displays above the shield. Kenya’s diverse communities revere it as a traditional symbol representing unity and peace.