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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire) public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of July 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire) public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire) public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jul
  • 29
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday August 1st

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The Ministre d’Etat, Ministre du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance Sociale of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo) has declared Thursday, August 1, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in the RDC ("la journée du jeudi 1er août est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national").
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday June 29

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The ministre d'Etat à l'Emploi, Travail et Prévoyance sociale of the Congo DRC, Lambert Matuku Memas, has declared Saturday, June 29, 2019, as a one-off day in lieu non-working public holiday to compensate the annual, June 30th, RDC public holiday falling on a Sunday in 2019.
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  • May
  • 28
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  • DR Congo Declares May 30 Public Holiday

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has declared Thursday, May 30, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Kinshasa, the capital city of the DRC, on account of the return to the DRC of the body of Etienne Tshisekedi.
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  • May
  • 19
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  • DR Congo Re-Christens May 17 Public Holiday

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The Ministre d’Etat, Ministre du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance Sociale of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo), Lambert Matuku Menas, has declared Friday, May 17, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in the RDC ("la journée du vendredi 17 mai est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national").
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • DR Congo 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced its annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Jan
  • 9
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  • DR Congo 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced its annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Apr
  • 28
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday May 1st

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The Ministre d’Etat, Ministre du Travail, Emploi et Prévoyance Sociale of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo), Lambert Matuku Menas, has declared Monday, May 1, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in the RDC.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • DR Congo Public Holidays January 16-17

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Ministère de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, January 16-17, 2017, would be non-working public holidays in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • DR Congo 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced its annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday January 4

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The Minister of Labour of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo), Lambert Matuku Memas, has announced that Wednesday, January 4, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l’étendu du territoire national").
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2016

  • Apr
  • 28
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday April 30

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The Vice-Prime Minister of the RDC (République Démocratique du Congo), Willy Makiashi, has declared Saturday, April 30, 2016, as a one-off day in lieu non-working public holiday to compensate the annual, May 1st, RDC public holiday falling on a Sunday in 2016.
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  • Feb
  • 15
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  • DR Congo February 16 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Ministère de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has issued a statement denying rumours that tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16, 2016, had been declared non-working public holidays in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("La journée reste donc ouvrable pour le travail sur toute l'étendue de la RDC").
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • DR Congo Public Holidays January 15-16

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Ministère de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has announced that Friday and Saturday, January 15-16, 2016, would be non-working public holidays in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("Les journées du vendredi 15 et samedi 16 janvier seront chômées et payées sur toute l'étendue du territoire nationale").
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • DR Congo 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced its annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Jul
  • 31
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday August 1

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Vice-Premier Ministre en Charge de l'Emploi, Travail et Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Willy Makiashi, has announced that Saturday, August 1st, 2015, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on account of the annual "Fête des Parents" annual non-working public holiday in the DRC.
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  • May
  • 12
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  • DR Congo Public Holidays May 16-17

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that Saturday, May 16, 2015, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on account of the annual "Révolution du 17 mai 1997" annual non-working public holiday in the DRC falling on a Sunday in 2015.
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • DR Congo 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced its annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Jul
  • 30
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday August 1st

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance Sociale" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Modeste Bahati Lukwebo, has announced that Friday, August 1st, 2014, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on account of the annual "Fête des Parents" annual non-working public holiday in the DRC.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday May 1st

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The "Ministre de la Fonction Publique" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jean-Claude Kibala, has announced that Thursday, May 1st, 2014, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("la journée du jeudi 1er mai 2014, Fête Internationale du Travail, est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue de la République Démocratique du Congo").
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  • Feb
  • 15
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  • DR Congo 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced its annual list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 8
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday December 9

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that Monday, December 9, 2013, had been declared as one-off non-working public holiday (journée fériée) on account of the funeral of rumba singer Tabu Ley Rochereau.
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  • Feb
  • 7
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  • DR Congo 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced the list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • DR Congo December 31 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, through its Labour Minister, Modeste Bahati Lukwebo, has announced that Monday, December 31, 2012, would not be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday (journée fériée et chômée) to link the weekend to the January 1st annual non-working public holiday of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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  • Oct
  • 10
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  • DR Congo Public Holidays October 12-13

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13, 2012, had been declared as one-off non-working public holidays (journées fériées et chômées) on account of the upcoming summit of French-speaking countries.
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  • May
  • 15
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday May 17

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that Thursday, May 17, 2012, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").
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  • Apr
  • 5
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  • DR Congo 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced the list of the non-working public holidays in the DRC for the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • DR Congo Public Holiday Next Tuesday

    Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo (Kinshasa) - The government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has announced that Tuesday, December 20, 2011, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national).
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2010

  • Jan
  • 15
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  • DR Congo Declares January 18 Public Holiday

    Kongo Times (Kinshasa) - The DRC's ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Prévoyance sociale, Ferdinand Kambere Kalumbi, has issued a communiqué declaring Saturday and Monday, January 16 and 18, 2010, as nationwide public holidays in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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2009

  • Mar
  • 9
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  • DR Congo Declares March 9 Public Holiday

    Afrique en Ligne (Kinshasa) - Monday, March 9, 2009, has been declared a public holiday in DR Congo following the victory of the national soccer team in the first African Nations Championship (CHAN) that ended Sunday in the Côte d'Ivoire.
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2007

  • Aug
  • 4
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  • Democratic Republic Of The Congo Declares 3 Days Of National Mourning

    IOL - The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared three days of national mourning (Saturday to Monday, August 4-6, 2007) for victims of one of the country's worst rail disasters, in which at least 100 people were killed and 120 injured.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire) Public Holidays News Update

    Le Potentiel - Christian organizations have renewed their calls to add February 16, to the list of official public holidays, in remembrance of February 16, 1992, when President Mobutu's personal guard shot and killed peaceful marchers.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire) Public Holidays News Update

    MONUC (RD Congo UN Mission) - The senatorial election, scheduled for January 7 2007, has been postponed because of the delay in the installation of Offices in the Provincial Assemblies. The election of governors and vice-governors will be delayed as well.
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See also: Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire) bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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