East and Central African Public Holidays
Date/CountryKenyaTanzaniaDR CongoRwandaBurundiUganda
January 1New Year's DayNew Year's DayNew Year's DayNew Year's DayNew Year's DayNew Year's Day
January 4------Independence Martyrs' Day---------
January 12---Zanzibar Revolution Day------------
January 16------L.D. Kabila Assassination Day---------
January 17------Patrice Lumumba Day---------
January 26---------------Liberation Day
January 28---------Republic's Anniversary------
Febraury 5------------Day of Unity---
April 7---------Genocide Commemoration Day------
April 26---Union Day------------
May 1May DayMay DayMay DayMay DayMay DayMay Day
May 17------National Liberation Day---Ascension Day---
June 1Madaraka Day---------------
June 3---------------Martyrs's Day
June 9---------------National Heroes' Day
June 30------Independence Day---------
Date/CountryKenyaTanzaniaDR CongoRwandaBurundiUganda
Date/CountryKenyaTanzaniaDR CongoRwandaBurundiUganda
July 1---------Independence/National DayIndependence/National Day---
July 4---------Liberation Day------
August 1------Parents' Day---------
August 8---Farmers' Day------------
August 15---------Assumption DayAssumption Day---
October 1---------Patriots' Day------
October 9---------------Independence Day
October 10Moi Day---------------
October 13------------Rwagasore Day---
October 14---Nyerere DayEducation Day---------
October 20Kenyatta Day---------------
October 21------------Ndadaye Day---
November 1---------All Saints' DayAll Saints' Day---
November 17------Army Day---------
November 24------New Regime Anniversary---------
December 9---Independence Day------------
December 12Jamhuri Day---------------
December 25Christmas DayChristmas DayChristmas DayChristmas DayChristmas DayChristmas Day
December 26Boxing DayBoxing DayBoxing DayBoxing DayBoxing DayBoxing Day
Date/CountryKenyaTanzaniaDR CongoRwandaBurundiUganda


Of course some holidays may be subject to change and so we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the holidays or dates given (despite the fact that we checked them thoroughly). Thus we are not liable for any (incidental/consequential) loss or damage which may arise! This data is as of: Dec. 2009.


In addition, Easter and Eid (a Muslim holiday) are also observed on the same dates as elsewhere in the world.
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