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August 2019

Gabon Independence Day

August 16, 2019 - August 17, 2019

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 2019

Guinea Bissau Independence Day

September 24, 2019
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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, 2019

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 2019

Guinea Independence Day

October 2, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019
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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 2019

Angola Independence Day

November 11, 2019

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 2019

Kenya Independence Day

December 12, 2019

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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Afro Hair Culture Beauty Festival

December 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 pm
Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki-Epe Expressway
Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria
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The Afro Hair Culture Beauty Festival is a platform created to educate people about the toxic chemicals in hair and beauty products, encourage the manufacture of healthy alternatives and promote the beauty in African natural hair.

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African Fashion Week

December 20, 2019 - December 21, 2019
Oriental Hotel, 3 Lekki-Epe Expressway
Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria
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Africa fashion week Nigeria is an initiative that will celebrate and promote Nigeria's diverse fashion culture. It would feature exhibitions by top fashion designers/ brands and talks centered on the business of fashion.

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Libya Independence Day

December 24, 2019

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 2020

Cameroon Independence Day

January 1

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 2020

Gambia Independence Day

February 18

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

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 2020

Ethiopian National Day: Battle of Adwa

March 2

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

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 2020

Eritrea Independence Day

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 2020

Djibouti Independence Day

June 27

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
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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 2020

Burundi Independence Day

July 1

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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