The Namibia flag was officially adopted on March 21, 1990. The blue, red and green were the colors of the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO), the group that liberated the country in 1990. In addition, those same colors are representative of the Democractic Turnhill Alliance, a political party. The sun is symbolic of energy and life.
Namibia gains independence March 21, 1990 The History of Namibia The country has ever since that historical day; 21 March 1990 enjoyed peace, stability and progress in many ways. Namibia is also known as the smile of Africa because, of its geographical position and the friendliness and warmth of its citizens. Currently the country has a population of 1.7 million and covers an area of approximately 824,269 square km.