Pan African Holidays for February

Posted on February 2, 2014 by


February 1: “Abolition of Slavery” in Mauritius, and “National Heroes’ Day” in Rwanda.
February 3: “Heroes’ Day” in Mozambique and “Martyrs’ Day” in Sao Tome and Principe.
February 4: “Day of the Armed Struggle/ Liberation Day” in Angola (in memory of the Baixa de Cassanje revolt).
February 5: “Unity Day” in Burundi.
February 7: “Independence Day” in Grenada.
February 11: “Youth Day” in Cameroon and “Armed Forces Day” in Liberia.
February 11-12: “Carnival” in Aruba, Curacao, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Haiti, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Martin, Panama and Trinidad & Tobago.
February 18: “Independence Day” in The Gambia.
February 22: “Independence Day” in St Lucia.
February 23: “Republic Day in Guyana”.
February 25: “Day of Liberation and Innovation” in Suriname.
February 27: “Independence Day” in The Dominican Republic.

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