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…the final design also used a particular orangey shade of red known as chilli red, which is mid-way between the colours of the British and Dutch colonial-era flags but at the same time reminiscent of South Africa’s coral trees, Brownell says, and the flat hats worn by married Zulu women…

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the man who designed south africa’s multi-coloured flag fred brownell tells how it happened; the flag was the inspiration behind our banners for the mandela celebrations in amsterdam late last year…

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