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Gabon Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Gabon public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of August 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Gabon 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 Gabon public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Gabonese Public Holidays August 15-16-17

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's ministre de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé de Dialogue social has announced that Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 15-16-17, 2019, would be non-working public holidays throughout the territory of the Gabon, on account of the annual Assomption public holiday of the Gabon and Independence Day of the Gabon public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 8
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  • Gabonese Aid El Kébir Public Holiday August 11

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministère de l’Emploi, de la Fonction publique, du Travail et de la Formation professionnelle, chargé du Dialogue social, has issued a communique declaring Sunday, August 11, 2019, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday of the Aid El Kébir (Feast of Sacrifice) in the Gabon, as per the terms of the "décret n° 00727/MTEEP du 29 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés en République gabonaise et modifié en son article 2 par le décret n° 0000484/PR/MTE du 26 mai 2004".
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  • Jun
  • 6
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday June 10

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre de la fonction Publique, de l’Innovation du Service Public et du Travail , Madeleine Edmée Berre, has announced that Monday, June 10, 2019, would be a non-working public holiday throughout the territory of the Gabon, on account of the annual jour de Pentecôte public holiday of the Gabon.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Gabonese Eid al Fitr Public Holiday June 4

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministère de la fonction publique, de l’innovation, du service public et du travail, in a communique signed by Madeleine Edmée Berre, has declared Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday of the Aïd el Fitr (End of Ramadan) in the Gabon, as per the terms of the "décret 00727/PR /MTEFP du 29 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés en République Gabonaise".
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Gabonese 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday January 2

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon, through its Ministère du Travail, has declared of Wednesday, January 2, 2019, as a one-off non-working bridge public holiday in the Gabon.
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  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Gabonese Rules-Out December 24 Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon, through its Ministère du Travail, has ruled-out the declaration of Monday, December 24, 2018, as a one-off non-working bridge public holiday in the Gabon.
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  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday October 6

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has announced that Saturday, October 6, 2018, would be a one-off non-working public holiday to coincide with the upcoming legislative and regional elections.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday April 24

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's ministre du Travail, de l’emploi, de la formation professionnelle et de l’insertion des jeunes, Carmen Ndaot, has announced that the upcoming annual, April 17, National Women's Day, non-working public holiday of Gabon, had been moved to Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Gabonese 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Gabonese 2017 Eid al Adha Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's ministre du du Travail, de l’Emploi et de la Formation professionnelle, Carmen Ndaot, has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Kebir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Friday, September 1, 2017, throughout the Gabon.
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  • Aug
  • 11
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  • Gabonese Public Holidays August 15-17

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the upcoming annual National Day non-working public holidays in Gabon would run from Wednesday, August 15, 2017, until Friday, August 17, 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Gabonese 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday January 2

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministère du Travail, de l’emploi, de la formation technique et professionnelle et de l’insertion professionnelle has announced that the upcoming annual New Year non-working public holidays in the Gabon would be extended by a day with the declaration of Monday, January 2, 2016, as an additional non-working public holiday in the Gabon.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Gabonese Public Holidays April 16-17

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail et de l'Emploi has announced that, in addition to the upcoming annual, April 17, National Women's Day, non-working public holiday of Gabon, it had additionally declared April 16, 2016, as an additional, one-off, non-working public holiday in the Gabon ("journée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'ensemble du territoire").
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Gabonese 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Gabonese 2015 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's "Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale" has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Gabon, would be Friday, July 17, 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Gabonese 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Gabonese Public Holidays January 1-2

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the upcoming annual New Year non-working public holidays in the Gabon would be extended by a day with the declaration of Friday, January 2, 2015, as an additional non-working public holiday in the Gabon.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Gabonese Public Holidays August 15-18

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the upcoming annual National Day non-working public holidays in Gabon would be extended by a day with the declaration of Monday, August 18, 2014, as an additional non-working public holiday in the Gabon.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Gabonese 2014 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Fitr (End of Ramadan) non-working public holiday in Gabon, would be Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
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  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Gabonese 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Gabonese 2013 Eid al Adha Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Kebir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Gabonese 2013 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Friday, August 9, 2013.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Gabonese 2012 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Kebir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Friday, October 26, 2012.
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  • May
  • 2
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday May 5

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has announced that Saturday, May 5, 2012, would be a regional non-working public holiday (chômée, payée et récupérable) to coincide with the upcoming legislative and senatorial by-elections.
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  • Apr
  • 16
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday April 17

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has announced that Tuesday, April 17, 2012, would be a non-working public holiday (journée déclarée chômée et payée) to commemorate Gabon's Women's Day public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 22
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  • Gabonese ACN Public Holidays Next Week

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has announced 4 days of public holidays (journées déclarées chômées, payées et récupérables), next week, to allow the people of Gabon to support the Panthères national team in the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations football championship.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Gabonese Public Holiday November 1

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail et de l'Emploi has announced that Tuesday, November 1st, 2011, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Gabon (journée... déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national).
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2010

  • Nov
  • 14
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  • Gabon Announces 2010 Feast of Sacrifice Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Kebir (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Gabon Announces 2010 End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has announced that the date of the upcoming Aïd El Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holiday, would be observed as a non-working public holiday on Friday, September 10, 2010.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Gabon Declares August 15-18 Public Holidays

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has announced that the upcoming National Day holidays would extend from Monday to Wednesday, August 16-18, 2010.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Gabon Declares May 1st Public Holiday

    Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise (Libreville) - The Gabonese Minister of Labour (Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale), Maxime Ngozo Issondou, has announced that Saturday, May 1st, 2010, had been declared as a paid non-working public holiday throughout Gabon (la journée du samedi 1er mai est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur l'étendue du territoire national).
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2009

  • Jun
  • 11
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  • Gabon Declares June 11 and 16 Public Holidays

    La Vie Eco (AFP) - Late last night, Gabon's Minister of Labor, Employment, Social Security and Social Relations, announced that the Gabonese Government had declared Thursday, June 11, and Tuesday, June 16, 2009, as one-off public holidays.
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2008

  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Gabon Announces End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    Internet Gabon (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has issued a statement announcing that Wednesday, October 1, 2008, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").
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2007

  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Gabon Announces May 1st Public Holiday

    Internet Gabon (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail et de l'Emploi has announced that Tuesday, May 1st, 2007, had been declared a non-working public holiday ("journée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").
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2005

  • Jan
  • 20
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  • Gabon Declares January 21 Public Holiday

    Gabonews (Libreville) - Gabon's Ministre du Travail et de l'Emploi has announced that tomorrow, Friday, January 21, 2005, had been declared a one-off non-working public holiday ("journée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national").
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2004

  • May
  • 26
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  • Gabon Amends Public Holidays Law

    The official web site of the Gabonese Republic (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has gazetted the "Décret, n°000484/PR/MTE du 26 mai 2004, portant modification de l'article 2 du décret n°000727/PR/MTEFP du 2 Juin 1998" which amends Gabon's list of official non-working public holidays.
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2003

  • Jul
  • 3
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  • Gabon Declares July 4 Public Holiday

    Journal Afrique Soir (RFI) - The government of Gabon has declared tomorrow, Friday, July 4, 2003, as a one-off public holiday.
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1998

  • Jun
  • 29
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  • Gabon Overhauls List Of Official Public Holidays

    The official web site of the Gabonese Republic (Libreville) - The government of Gabon has gazetted the "Décret no 727/PR/MTEFP du 28 juin 1998 réglementant le régime des jours fériés au Gabon" which overhauls Gabon's list of official non-working public holidays.
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See also: Gabon bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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