The Institution of Traditional or
Cultural Leaders Act 2011 was adopted in April 2011 by the Ugandan Parliament,
passing into law the Bill which was published on 07
December 2010 as Bill No. 24 in the "Uganda Gazette", No. 72, vol. CIII.
The provision for emblems of Cultural Leaders is outlined in Article 19:
Symbols and seals of institution of traditional or cultural leaders.
(1) Institutions of traditional or cultural leaders may have flags, anthems,
seals and logos.
(2) Flags, anthems, seals and logos of traditional or cultural leaders existing
before the coming into force of this Act shall continue to be in use.
The list of the recognized cultural institutions and leaders is appended at the
end of the Law, namely:
The flag of the Lango Chiefdom in Uganda has 3 horizontal bands of blue over
white over blue, with a white disc in the centre overlapping onto the blue
bands. The disc is about the same height as the disc in the
In the centre of the disc is a black rhino, facing towards the hoist.
John D McMeekin, 31 Mar 2007