Pan African Holidays for January

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PAN AFRICAN HOLIDAYS FOR JANUARY 

January 1:  “INDEPENDENCE DAY” in Ayiti (Haiti) and Sudan;

“LIBERATION DAY” in Cuba;

“CARNIVAL DAY” in Saint Kitts and Nevis; and

“NEW YEAR’S DAY” recognized in all Pan African countries.  

January 2:  “FOUNDERS’ / ANCESTORS DAY” in Ayiti (Haiti);

“CARNIVAL DAY / LAST LAP” in Saint Kitts and Nevis; and

“NATIONAL DAY” in Maldives.  

January 3:  “REVOLUTION DAY” in Burkina Faso.  

January 4:  “MARTYR’S DAY” in Democratic Republic of the Congo.  

January 6:  “EPIPHANY” in Dominica Republic and Ayiti (Haiti).   

January 7:  “COPTIC CHRISTMAS” in Egypt and Ethiopia.  

January 9:  “PEACE AGREEMENT DAY” in South Sudan.  

January 10:  “VAUDOUN DAY” (Traditional Religions Day) in Benin.  

January 12:  “ZANZIBAR REVOLUTIONARY DAY” in Tanzania.  

January 13:  “DEMOCRACY DAY” in Cape Verde;

“THE PROPHET’S BIRTHDAY / MAOULOUD“ in Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Comoros, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea, Libya, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan and Tunisia;  “LIBERATION DAY” in Togo.  

January 14:  “THE PROPHET’S BIRTHDAY / MAOULOUD” in Cote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Guyana and Niger;

“REVLUTION AND YOUTH DAY” in Tunisia; and

“THE PROPHET’S BIRTHDAY / MAWLID” in Ethiopia.  

January 15:  “JOHN CHILEMBWE DAY” in Malawi; and

“THE PROPHET’S BIRTHDAY” in Tanzania.  

January 16:  “HEROES’ DAY” (to honor Laurent Kabila) in Democratic Republic of the Congo.  

January 17:  “HEROES’ DAY” (to honor Patrice Lumumba) in Democratic Republic of the Congo.  

January 19:  “COPTIC EPIPHANY / TIMKET” in Eritrea and Ethiopia.  

January 20:  “HEROES DAY” (anniversary of death of Amilcar Cabral) in Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau;

“ARMED FORCES DAY” in Mali.  

January 21:  “ERROL BARROW DAY” (first prime Minister) in Barbados; and

“LADY OF ALTAGRACIA DAY” in Dominican Republic.  

January 25:  “REVOLUTION DAY” in Egypt; and

“G.F. BETICO CROES DAY” in Aruba.  

January 26:  “NRM (National Resistance Movement) LIBERATION DAY” in Uganda; and

“JUAN PABLO DUERTE DAY” in Dominican Republic.  

January 27:  “NATIONAL HEROES DAY” in Cayman Islands.  

January 28:  “NATIONAL HEROES’ DAY” in Cayman Islands.  

January 31:  “BAPTISM OF THE PROPHET” in Mali.

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