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July 2020

Algeria Independence Day

July 5

July 5 is celebrated in Algeria as Independence Day, in remembrance of actual independence from France in 1962. After being taken by the French in 1830, Algeria remained under France’s control for 132 years.

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Cape Verde Independence Day

July 5

Each year we celebrate Cape Verde Independence with a festival at Boston City Hall Plaza on the 4th of July containing music, arts and food festival and Flag Raising.

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Central African Republic Independence Day

July 5
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Central African Republic is known for its traditions and they do their best to safeguard their traditions and culture The oral traditions of the Aka Pygmies of Central Africa is one of the things which are remarkable and beyond any comparison.

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Comoros Independence Day

July 6

The Union of the Comoros celebrates its Independence Day on July 6. This public holiday celebrates the day, when the Comoros gained independence from France.

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Liberia Independence Day

July 26

The Independence Day is the day celebrated by the country to mark its freedom. The country gains independence after a lot of struggle. Once it gains freedom, it no more remains a part of any state or province.

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August 2020

Benin Independence Day

August 1

The Independence Day is a national holiday in Benin. Celebrations on this day take place on grand scale throughout the country.

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Burkina Faso Independence Day

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

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Côte D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Independence Day

August 7

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.

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Chad Independence Day

August 11

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.

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Congo Independence Day

August 15

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

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Gabon Independence Day

August 16 - August 17

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.

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September 2020

Guinea Bissau Independence Day

September 24
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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.

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Botswana Independence Day

September 30

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

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October 2020

Guinea Independence Day

October 2

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

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Lesotho Independence Day

October 4

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

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Equatorial Guinea Independence Day

October 12
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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

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November 2020

Angola Independence Day

November 11

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.

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December 2020

Kenya Independence Day

December 12

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.

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Libya Independence Day

December 24

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.

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January 2021

Cameroon Independence Day

January 1, 2021

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.

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