SOUTHERN AFRICAN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS - 2016

Southern African Countries Public Holidays Calendar – 2016

Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe Public Hiolidays

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ANGOLA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year's Day Friday 1 January
Colonial Repression Martyrs' Day Monday 4 January
Beginning of the Armed Struggle (Liberation Day) Thursday 4 February
International Women's Day Tuesday 8 March
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Angola Peace Day Monday 4 April
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
National Heroes Day Saturday 17 September
Remembrance Day - All Souls Day Wednesday 2 November
Independence Day Friday 11 November
Christmas Day / Family Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
 
BOTSWANA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Years Day Friday 1 January
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
Ascension Day Thursday 5 May
Sir Seretse Khama Day Friday 1 July
Botswana Day Friday 30 September
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
 
LESOTHO PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year's Day Friday 1 January
Moshoeshoe's Day Friday 11 March
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Worker’s Day Sunday 1 May
Ascension Day Thursday 5 May
Africa Day / Heroes Day Wednesday 25 May
King Letsie III’s Birthday Sunday 17 July
Independence Day Tuesday 4 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
 
MALAWI PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year’s Day Friday 1 January
John Chilembwe Day Friday 15 January
Martyr's Day Thursday 3 March
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
Kamuzu Day Saturday 14 May
Freedom Day Tuesday 14 June
Independence/ Republic Day Wednesday 6 July
Eid ul-Fitr / End of Ramadaan) Thursday 7 July
Mother's Day Monday 10 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
 
MOZAMBIQUE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year’s Day Friday 1 January
Heroes' Day Wednesday 3 February
Women's Day Thursday 7 April
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
Independence Day Monday 25 July
Victory Day (Lusaka Peace Agreement Day) Wednesday 7 September
Revolution Day (Armed Forces Day) Sunday 25 September
Day of Peace & National Reconciliation Tuesday 4 October
Christmas Day / Family Day Sunday 25 December
 
NAMIBIA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year's Day Friday 1 January
Independence Day Monday 21 March
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
Cassinga Day Wednesday 4 May
Ascension Day Thursday 5 May
Africa Day Wednesday 25 May
Heroes' Day Friday 26 August
International Human Rights Day Saturday 10 December
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Family Day / Day of Goodwill Monday 26 December
 
SWAZILAND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year’s Day Friday 1 January
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Birthday of King Mswati 3rd Tuesday 19April
National Flag Day Monday 25 April
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
Ascension Day Thursday 5 May
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza 2nd Friday 22 July
Independence / Somhlolo Day Tuesday 6 September
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
Incwala Day Wednesday 28 December
 
ZAMBIA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year's Day Friday 1 January
International Women's Day Tuesday 8 March
Youth Day Saturday 12 March
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
African Freedom Day Wednesday 25 May
Heroes' Day Wednesday 6 July
Unity Day Thursday 7 July
Farmer's Day Wednesday 3 August
Independence Day Monday 24 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
 
ZIMBABWE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2016
New Year’s Day Friday 1 January
Good Friday Friday 25 March
Easter Monday Monday 28 March
Independence Day Monday 18 April
Labour Day Sunday 1 May
Heroes' Day Monday 8 August
Defence Force's Day Tuesday 9 August
National Unity Day Thursday 22 December
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Family Day Monday 26 December