Uganda National Anthem

Anthem History

adopted 1962

Anthem Lyrics English

Oh Uganda! may God uphold thee,

We lay our future in thy hand.

United, free,

For liberty

Together we'll always stand.

Oh Uganda! the land of freedom.

Our love and labour we give,

And with neighbours all

At our country's call

In peace and friendship we'll live.

Oh Uganda! the land that feeds us

By sun and fertile soil grown.

For our own dear land,

We'll always stand:

The Pearl of Africa's Crown.

Uganda Flag

Uganda Flag

Flag History The colors of the flag derive fro the flag of Uganda's People Congress, the party that won the first elections. Black is for the people of Africa, yellow is for sunshine and red is for brotherhood. The crested crane is the symbol of Uganda and has already appeared on the colonial badge in the early 20th century.
Flag Date of Adoption 9 October 1962
Flag Symbolism six equal horizontal bands of black (top), yellow, red, black, yellow, and red; a white disk is superimposed at the center and depicts a red-crested crane (the national symbol) facing the hoist side

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