SOUTHERN AFRICAN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS - 2022

Southern African Countries Public Holidays Calendar – 2022

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

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ANGOLA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year's Day Saturday 01 January
Beginning of the Armed Struggle (Liberation Day) Friday 04 February
Carnival Monday 28 February
International Women's Day Tuesday 08 March
Southern Africa Liberation Day Wednesday 23 March
Peace Day Monday 04 April
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Labour Day Monday 02 May
National Heroes Day Saturday 17 September
Day off for Remembrance Day - All Souls Day Wednesday 02 November
Remembrance Day - All Souls Day Tuesday 02 November
Independence Day Friday 11 November
Christmas Day / Family Day Monday 26 December
 
BOTSWANA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Years Day Saturday 01 January
Public Holiday Sunday 02 January
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
Public Holiday Monday 02 May
Ascension Day Thursday 26 May
Sir Seretse Khama Day Friday 01 July
President's Day Monday 18 July
President's Day Holiday Tuesday 19 July
Botswana Day Friday 30 September
Botswana Day Holiday Saturday 01 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Christmas Holiday Tuesday 27 December
 
LESOTHO PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year's Day Saturday 01 January
King Moshoeshoe's Day Friday 11 March
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Worker’s Day Sunday 01 May
Africa Day / Heroes' Day Wednesday 25 May
Ascension Day Thursday 26 May
King Letsie III’s Birthday Sunday 17 July
Independence Day Tuesday 04 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
 
MALAWI PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year’s Day Saturday 01 January
John Chilembwe Day Monday 17 January
Martyr's Day Thursday 03 March
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
Eid al-Fitr Monday 02 May

President Kamuzu Banda's Birthday

Saturday 14 May
Independence/ Republic Day Wednesday 06 July
Mother's Day Monday 17 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
 
MOZAMBIQUE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year’s Day Saturday 01 January
Heroes' Day Thursday 03 February
Women's Day Thursday 07 April
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
Independence Day Saturday 25 June
Victory Day (Lusaka Peace Agreement Day) Wednesday 07 September
Revolution Day (Armed Forces Day) Monday 26 September
Day of Peace & National Reconciliation Tuesday 04 October
Christmas Day / Family Day Sunday 25 December
 
NAMIBIA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year's Day Saturday 01 January
Independence Day Monday 21 March
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
Cassinga Day Wednesday 04 May
Ascension Day Thursday 26 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
 
ESWATINI / SWAZILAND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year’s Day Saturday 01 January
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Birthday of King Mswati 3rd Tuesday 19 April
National Flag Day Monday 25 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
Ascension Day Thursday 26 May
Birthday of the late King Sobhuza 2nd Friday 22 July
Umhlanga Reed Dance Monday 29 August
Independence / Somhlolo Day Tuesday 06 September
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Boxing Day Monday 26 December
Incwala Day Wednesday 28 December
 
ZAMBIA PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year's Day Saturday 01 January
International Women's Day Tuesday 08 March
Youth Day Saturday 12 March
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Kenneth Kaunda Birthday Thursday 28 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
African Freedom Day Wednesday 25 May
Heroes' Day Monday 04 July
Unity Day Tuesday 05 July
Farmer's Day Monday 01 August
National Prayer Day Tuesday 18 October
Independence Day Monday 24 October
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
 
ZIMBABWE PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2022
New Year’s Day Saturday 01 January
Robert Mugabe National Youth Day Monday 21 February
Good Friday Friday 15 April
Easter Monday Monday 18 April
Independence Day Monday 18 April
Labour Day Sunday 01 May
Africa Day Wednesday 25 May
Heroes' Day Monday 08 August
Defence Force's Day Tuesday 09 August
National Unity Day Thursday 22 December
Christmas Day Sunday 25 December
Family Day Monday 26 December