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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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