African holidays to December 2012

By IndepthAfrica
Apr 3rd, 2012
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FRIDAY, APRIL 6
Botswana – Good Friday
Ghana – Good Friday
Kenya – Good Friday
Namibia – Good Friday
Nigeria – Good Friday
South Africa – Good Friday
Tanzania – Good Friday
Zambia – Good Friday
Zimbabwe – Good Friday

SATURDAY, APRIL 7
Tanzania – Karume Day

SUNDAY, APRIL 8
Nigeria – Easter Sunday (Subject to Confirmation)
Tanzania – Easter Sunday

MONDAY, APRIL 9
Botswana – Easter Monday
Ghana – Easter Monday
Kenya – Easter Monday
Namibia – Family Day
Nigeria – Easter Monday
South Africa – Family Day
Tanzania – Easter Monday
Tunisia – Martyrs’ Day
Zambia – Easter Monday
Zimbabwe – Easter Monday

SUNDAY, APRIL 15
Egypt – Easter

MONDAY, APRIL 16
Egypt – Sham El Nessim

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18
Zimbabwe – Independence Day

THURSDAY, APRIL 26
Israel – Independence Day
Tanzania – Union Day

FRIDAY, APRIL 27
Namibia – Freedom Day
South Africa – Freedom Day

TUESDAY, MAY 1
Algeria – Labour Day
Botswana – Labour Day
Egypt – Labour Day
Ghana – May Day
Kenya – Labour Day
Mauritius – Labour Day
Namibia – Labour Day
Nigeria – Labour Day
South Africa – Labour Day
Tanzania – Labour Day
Tunisia – Labour Day
Zambia – Labour Day
Zimbabwe – Labour Day

THURSDAY, MAY 17
Botswana – Ascension Day

FRIDAY, MAY 25
Ghana – Africa Day
Zambia – Afric Freedom Day
Zimbabwe – Africa Day

TUESDAY, MAY 29
Nigeria – Democracy Day

FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Kenya – Madaraka Day (Self Governance)

MONDAY, JUNE 11
Libya – Evacuation Day

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 28
Libya – Ascension of the Prophet (Subject to Lunar
Sightings)

SUNDAY, JULY 1
Egypt – Banks Holiday
Ghana – Republic Day

MONDAY, JULY 2
Botswana – Sir Seretse Khama Day (Observed)
Zambia – Heroes’ Day

TUESDAY, JULY 3
Zambia – Unity Day

THURSDAY, JULY 5
Algeria – Independence Day

SATURDAY, JULY 7
Tanzania – Saba Saba Day

MONDAY, JULY 16
Botswana – President’s Day

TUESDAY, JULY 17
Botswana – Public Holiday

MONDAY, JULY 23
Egypt – Revolution Day
Libya – Revolution Day
Oman – Renaissance Day

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
Tunisia – Republic Day

MONDAY, AUGUST 6
Zambia – Farmers’ Day

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8
Tanzania – Farmers/Peasants Day

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
Namibia – National Women’s Day
South Africa – National Women’s Day

MONDAY, AUGUST 13
Tunisia – Women’s Day
Zimbabwe – Heroes’ Day

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
Zimbabwe – Defence Forces Day

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15
Mauritius – Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
Algeria – End of Ramadan (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
Algeria – End of Ramadan (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Egypt – Eid Al-Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Tanzania – Eid El Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Tunisia – Eid El Fitr (End of Ramadan) (Subject to Lunar
Sightings)

MONDAY, AUGUST 20
Egypt – Eid Al-Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Ghana – Eid al Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Nigeria – Eid-ul Fitri (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Tanzania – Eid El Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
Nigeria – Eid-ul Fitri (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 30
Libya – Eid El Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31
Libya – Eid El Fitr (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
Libya – National Day

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
Mauritius – Ganesh Chaturthi

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
Ghana – Founders Day

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Namibia – Heritage Day
South Africa – Heritage Day

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25
Israel – Yom Kippur Eve

MONDAY, OCTOBER 1
Botswana – Botswana Day (Observed)
Nigeria – Independence Day

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2
Botswana – Botswana Day (Observed)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6
Egypt – Armed Force Day

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
Tanzania – Nyerere Day

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15
Tunisia – Evacuation Day

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24
Zambia – Independence Day

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25
Algeria – Eid-Ul-Adha-Feast of the Sacrifice (Subject to
Lunar Sightings)
Egypt – Eid-Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26
Algeria – Eid-Ul-Adha-Feast of the Sacrifice (Subject to
Lunar Sightings)
Egypt – Eid-Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Ghana – Eid-Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Tanzania – Eid el Haj (Subject to Lunar Sightings)
Tunisia – Eid al-Idha (Feast of the Sacrifice) (Subject to
Lunar Sightings)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
Egypt – Eid-Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29
Nigeria – Eidel Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30
Nigeria – Eidel Al-Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
Algeria – Revolutional Day (National Day)

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2
Mauritius – Arrival of Indentured Labourers

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
Libya – Eid al Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
Libya – Eid al Adha (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Mauritius – Divali

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Algeria – Eid-Ul-Adha-Feast of the Sacrifice (Subject to
Lunar Sightings)
Egypt – Muslim New Year (Hegria 1434) (Subject to Lunar
Sightings)
Tunisia – Hegire (Islamic New Year) (Subject to Lunar
Sightings)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24
Algeria – Islamic New Year (El am Hejir New Year) (Subject
to Lunar Sightings)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27
Libya – Islamic New Year (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5
Libya – Ashura (Subject to Lunar Sightings)

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
Ghana – Farmers Day

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9
Tanzania – Independence Day

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12
Kenya – Jamhuri Day(Independence)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17
Namibia – Day of Reconciliation (Observed)
South Africa – Day of Reconciliation (Observed)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24
Mauritius – Christmas Eve (Subject to Confirmation)

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25
Botswana – Christmas Day
Ghana – Christmas Day
Kenya – Christmas Day
Mauritius – Christmas
Namibia – Christmas Day
Nigeria – Christmas Day
South Africa – Christmas Day
Tanzania – Christmas Day
Zambia – Christmas Day
Zimbabwe – Christmas Day

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26
Botswana – Boxing Day
Ghana – Boxing Day
Kenya – Boxing Day
Namibia – Day of Goodwill
Nigeria – Boxing Day
South Africa – Day of Goodwill
Tanzania – Boxing Day
Zimbabwe – Public Holiday

MONDAY, DECEMBER 31
Mauritius – New Year’s Eve (Subject to Confirmation)

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