Celebrated in: Rwanda
Heroes’ Day Anniversary of the assassination of Eduardo Mondlane.
Celebrated in: São Tomé and Príncipe
Start of Liberation War Anniversary of the outbreak of the armed struggle against Portuguese colonialism.
Celebrated in: Angola
Celebrated in: Burundi
Chama Cha Mapinduzi Day Birthday of Chama Cha Mapinduzi.
Celebrated in: Tanzania
Armed Forces’ Day
Celebrated in: Liberia
Independence Day Celebrates the anniversary when the British West African colony became a self-governing commonwealth in 1965. Also known as Republic Day.
Celebrated in: The Gambia
Constitution Day Anniversary of the proclamation of the constitution in 1959.
Celebrated in: Gabon
Martyr’s Day Honors the many Ethiopians killed in the Italian invasion in the 1930’s.
Celebrated in: Ethiopia
Celebrated in: Egypt