• From the top, a total of six horizontal stripes of black, yellow, red, black, yellow, red.
  • Black symbolises our African heritage and Uganda's fertile soil;
  • Yellow is for the glorious sunny days, so characteristic of Uganda;
  • Red symbolises the red blood that runs in our veins, forming a common bond to all humankind.
  • The majestic crested crane (Regulorum gibbericeps) is Uganda's National Bird.