Eswatini's flag was adopted in 1968 after gaining independence from the British empire just a month earlier. The flag emoji for Eswatini has various elements. The background is made up of mirrored stripes of yellow and blue lining either side of a central red band. The flag emoji also features a Nguni shield, two spears and a staff decorated with feathers. The elements on the flag symbolize protection from enemies as well as peace within Eswatini.