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Burkina Faso Independence Day

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso celebrates its independence day every year on August 5th. This country got independent from French rule in 1960.

Côte D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Independence Day

Côte D’Ivoire

Independence Day is observed nationwide in Côte d’Ivoire, and schools, offices, and general businesses are closed for the day. The day is marked by national cultural events organized locally by the government.

Chad Independence Day

Chad

Although Chad achieved her liberty on August 11, 1960, the Independence Day of Chad is celebrated on January 11 to avoid the monsoon in August. Like most of the countries.

Congo Independence Day

Congo

This day is declared as the National Holiday and celebrated by a host of events within The Republic of the Congo.

Gabon Independence Day

Gabon

The Gabonese Republic celebrates its Independence Day on August 17. This national holiday commemorates the independence of Gabon from France in 1960. The festivities usually last for two days, August 16 and 17.

Guinea Bissau Independence Day

Guinea-Bissau

National Day of Guinea-Bissau is celebrated on September 24. This public holiday commemorates the proclamation of the independence of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau from Portugal in 1973.

Botswana Independence Day

Botswana

Botswana became independent from Great Britain on September 30, 1966. Since 1885, the region had been a British colonycalled the Bechuanaland Protectorate.

Guinea Independence Day

Guinea

Guinea celebrates Independence Day as a public holiday. Every year on October 2, Guinea celebrates the anniversary of its independence from France in 1958.

Lesotho Independence Day

Lesotho

Lesotho Independence Day is celebrated on October 4. This public holiday commemorates the independence of the Kingdom of Lesotho from Great Britain in 1966.

Equatorial Guinea Independence Day

Equatorial Guinea

The celebration of Independence Day in Equatorial Guinea is similar to the celebration of the United States. Public facilities are typically closed and many celebrations are held in honor of this day

Angola Independence Day

Angola

Angola is a southern African nation whose varied terrain encompasses tropical Atlantic beaches, a labyrinthine system of rivers and Sub-Saharan desert that extends across the border into Namibia.

Kenya Independence Day

Kenya

On December 12, 1963, Kenyans celebrated their independence from the British. Locals often refer to Independence Day as Jamhuri Day. (Jamhuri is a Swahili word that means “Republic”.) This is Kenya’s most important holiday and the most widely celebrated, joined by all Kenyans around the world.

Libya Independence Day

Libya

Independence Day is celebrated in Libya on December 24. This holiday marks the anniversary of the Libyan independence declaration from British and French oversight in 1951.

Cameroon Independence Day

Cameroon

January 1 is a very important holiday for the Republic of Cameroon because this day marks gaining independence from France. Independence Day in Cameroon is celebrated on January 1 since 1960.

Gambia Independence Day

Gambia

The Independence Day of The Gambia is celebrated with great fanfare. Official celebrations are held at McCarthy Square in the capital Banjul.

Egypt Independence Day

Kingdom of Egypt

People all over Egypt celebrate this day every year by having national parades and musical and dance performances in the country’s capital, Cairo and also by singing patriotic songs

Ethiopian National Day: Battle of Adwa

Ethiopian Empire

Ethiopia celebrates the Victory of Adowa, also known as Battle of Adwa (Adowa or Adua in Italian), every 1st of March every year. The Battle of Adowa that sparked between Ethiopia and Italy on March 1, 1896.

Ghana Independence Day

Ghana

The Independence Day of Ghana was officially announced on 6th March, 1957. The people of Ghana were under the rule of the British and finally with lots of struggle the country became free. Ghana was the first Black African country to gain its independence.

Eritrea Independence Day

State of Eritrea

The Independence Day of Eritrea is one of the most important public holidays in the country. It is observed on May 24 every year.

Djibouti Independence Day

Djibouti

The Djibouti Independence Day is an important moment in the country's history. Celebrated every year on 27th June the day marks the independence won by this country in Horn of Africa from their erstwhile masters France.

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