Republic of the Congo Flag

Republic of the Congo flag: divided diagonally from the lower hoist side by a yellow band; the upper triangle (hoist side) is green and the lower triangle is red; green symbolizes agriculture and forests, yellow the friendship and nobility of the people, red is unexplained but has been associated with the struggle for independence [CIA World Fact Book] note: uses the popular Pan-African colors of Ethiopia

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future