The Ghanaian flag is a horizontal triband with a star in the center. The used colors in the flag are red, green, yellow, black. The proportion of the Ghanaian flag is 2:3. The Flag of Ghana was adopted in 1966. The first use of the current flag design was in 1957. The last change to the current Ghanaian flag design was in 1957.
The national flag of Ghana was designed in replacement of the flag of the United Kingdom which was then in use for all the countries which were colonized. The Ghana national flag was designed in 1957 by the late Theodosia Okoh and it was adopted within the same year when Ghana attained its independence. The flag was flown until 1959 and it was then reinstated in 1966. It consists of the Pan-African colours of red, gold, and green, in horizontal stripes, with a black five-pointed star in the centre of the gold stripe. The Ghanaian flag was the second African flag after the flag of the Ethiopian Empire to feature these colours. The flag’s design influenced that of the flag of Guinea-Bissau (1973). The flag of Ghana was designed by the late Mrs. Theodosia Okoh born on Tuesday, June 13, 1922 in the Wenchi town of Ghana, and died in the year 2015 in Accra where she spent most of her life with family.
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