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September 2020

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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February 2021

Gambia Independence Day

February 18, 2021

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

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Egypt Independence Day

February 28, 2021

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

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March 2021

Ethiopian National Day: Battle of Adwa

March 2, 2021

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.

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Ghana Independence Day

March 6, 2021

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.

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May 2021

Eritrea Independence Day

May 24, 2021

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

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June 2021

Djibouti Independence Day

June 27, 2021

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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Congo DR Independence Day

June 30, 2021
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Independence Day is a national holiday, which is celebrated to commemorate the country's liberation from Belgium in 1960.

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July 2021

Burundi Independence Day

July 1, 2021

People of Burundi annually celebrate Independence Day on July 1. On this day Belgian colony Ruanda-Urundi split to form Rwanda and present-day Burundi.

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Algeria Independence Day

July 5, 2021

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, 2021

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, 2021
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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, 2021

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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