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

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Guinea Conakry Ramadan Public Holiday June 4

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Secrétaire Général des affaires religieuses, Elhadj Aly Jamal Bangoura, has announced that Tuesday, June 4, 2019, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan annual public holiday in Guinea Conakry.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Guinea Conakry 2019 Public Holidays

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2019 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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2018

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Guinea Conakry Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday November 20

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through a joint announcement from its cellule de communication du gouvernement and the Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la Réforme de l’Etat et de la Modernisation de l’Administration, Billy Nankouman Doumbouya, has announced that Tuesday, November 20, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry ("Ce mardi 20 novembre 2018 est déclarée fériée, chomée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national"), on account of the upcoming "date anniversaire de la naissance du Prophète Mohamed".
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday June 15

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Friday, June 15, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming End of Ramadan annual public holiday in Guinea Conakry.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday June 12

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Tuesday, June 12, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Laylatoul Khadri".
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  • May
  • 22
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday May 25

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through a joint announcement from its Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la Réforme de l’Etat et de la Modernisation de l’Administration and the Ministre de l’Enseignement Technique, de la Formation Professionnelle, de l’Emploi et du Travail, has announced that Friday, May 25, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Africa Day".
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Guinea Conakry 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2018 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Guinea Conakry Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday December 1

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through a joint announcement from its Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la Réforme de l’Etat et de la Modernisation de l’Administration, Billy Nankouman Doumbouya, and Ministre de l’Enseignement Technique, de la Formation Professionnelle, de l’Emploi et du Travail, Damantang Albert Camara, has announced that Friday, December 1, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry ("la journée du Vendredi 1er Décembre 2017, lendemain de la date anniversaire de la naissance du Prophète Mohamed (Paix et Salut sur Lui), est déclarée fériée, chômée et payée sur toute l’étendue du territoire national"), on account of the upcoming "date anniversaire de la naissance du Prophète Mohamed".
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  • Sep
  • 29
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday October 2

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through a joint announcement from its Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la Réforme de l’Etat et de la Modernisation de l’Administration, Billy Nankouman Doumbouya, and Ministre de l’Enseignement Technique, de la Formation Professionnelle, de l’Emploi et du Travail, Damantang Albert Camara, has announced that Monday, October 2, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "59ème anniversaire de l’indépendance nationale".
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday August 15

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector ("le ministère en charge de la fonction publique, de la reforme de l’Etat et de la modernisation de l’administration"), has announced that Tuesday, August 15, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Assomption".
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  • Jun
  • 20
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday June 22

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Thursday, June 22, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Laylatoul Khadri".
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  • Jan
  • 24
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  • Guinea Conakry 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2017 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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2016

  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday October 3

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Minister of Labour and Public Sector ("Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la réforme de l'Administration et du Travail"), has announced that Monday, October 3, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "58è anniversaire de l'indépendance nationale".
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  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday August 15

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge du Travail et de la Fonction Publique"), has announced that Monday, August 15, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Assomption".
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday July 2

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Ministers of Labour and of the Public Sector ("les Ministres en charge de la Fonction Publique et du Travail"), has announced that Saturday, July 2nd, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "lendemain de la nuit de Lailatoul Ghadr".
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday May 2

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Cellule de Communication du Gouvernement, has announced that Monday, May 2, 2016, had been declared as a day in lieu one-off non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Fête internationale du Travail".
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  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Guinea Conakry 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2016 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday December 14

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The Government of Guinea Conakry has announced that Monday, December 14, 2015, had been declared as another one-off non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming inauguration of recently-re-elected Guinean president, Alpha Condé.
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  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday October 2

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through its Minister of Labour and Public Sector ("Ministre de la Fonction Publique, de la réforme de l'Administration et du Travail"), Sékou Kourouma, has announced that Friday, October 2nd, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "57è anniversaire de l'indépendance nationale".
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday May 1st

    Portail Officiel du Gouvernement de la République de Guinée (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry, through their Ministers of Labour and Public Sector, has announced that Friday, May 1st, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry on account of the upcoming "Fête internationale du Travail".
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  • Jan
  • 30
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  • Guinea Conakry 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2015 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday January 5

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The Ministre de la Fonction Publique et de la Réforme de l'Administration of the Government of Guinea Conakry, Sekou Kourouma, has issued a communique declaring Monday, January 5, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry.
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2014

  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday August 15

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced that the upcoming annual Assomption feast had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry would be observed on Friday, August 15, 2014.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday July 28

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced that the upcoming Aïd Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Guinea Conakry would be observed on Monday, July 28, 2014.
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  • Jul
  • 19
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  • Guinea Conakry 2014 Public Holidays Amended

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has amended its previously announced annual list of 2014 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry, by moving the date of the upcoming Lailatoul Qadr public holiday by one day.
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  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Guinea Conakry 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2014 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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2013

  • Jul
  • 12
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  • Guinea Conakry September 24 Public Holiday Likely

    Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante de la Guinée (CENI) - Guinea Conakry's president, Alpha Condé, has issued a decree which finally sets the date for the long-delayed legislative elections in Guinea Conakry on September 24, 2013.
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  • Apr
  • 15
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  • Guinea Conakry Elections June 30

    Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante de la Guinée (CENI) - Guinea Conakry's electoral commission (CENI) has announced that the long-delayed legislative elections in Guinea Conakry would occur on June 30, 2013.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Guinea Conakry 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has announced the full list of 2013 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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2012

  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Guinea Conakry 2012 Lailatoul Qadr Public Holiday

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has declared Wednesday, August 15, 2012, as a non-working public holiday (journée... chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Lailatoul Qadr (Night of Destiny).
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  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday April 9

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has declared Monday, April 9, 2012, as a non-working public holiday (lundi de pâques férié, chômé et payé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Easter Monday.
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Guinea Conakry 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has finally announced the full list of 2012 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry.
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  • Feb
  • 3
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  • Guinea Conakry February 6 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has issued a press statement ruling-out the declaration another one-off, non-working, public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on Monday, February 6, 2012.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Guinea Conakry Public Holiday October 3

    Guinée News (Conakry) - In a last-minute announcement, earlier this afternoon, the government of Guinea Conakry has declared a one-off, non-working, public holiday (journée chômée et payée) for tomorrow Monday, October 3, 2011.
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  • Sep
  • 17
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  • Guinea Conakry Elections December 29

    Commission Electorale Nationale Indépendante de la Guinée (CENI) - Guinea Conakry's electoral commission (CENI) has announced December 29, 2011, as the date of the upcoming legislative elections in Guinea Conakry.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Guinea Conakry Declares December 21 Public Holiday

    Guinée News (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has declared a one-off, non-working, public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on Tuesday, December 21, 2010, on account of the upcoming inauguration of President-Elect, Alpha Condé.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Guinea Conakry Rules-Out August 3 Public Holiday

    Guinée News (Conakry) - Guinea's Minister of Information, Thierno Saidou Bayo, has announced that the second round of the current Presidential elections would be held on August 14, rather than August 3, 2 weeks after the first round.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Guinea Conakry Declares April 19 Public Holiday

    Guinée News (Conakry) - The government of Guinea Conakry has declared a one-off, non-working, public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on Monday, April 19, 2010, to coincide with the funeral of labour leaders, Ibrahima Fofana and Hadja Magbè Bangoura, who died in a car accident Friday night.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Guinea Considering Upcoming One-Off Public Holiday

    Kababachir (Conakry) - Guinea's communications minister, Idrissa Cherif, has announced that the government of Guinea Conakry planned to declare a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the "upcoming" return to Guinea of junta leader, Moussa Dadis Camara.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Guinea Declares December 23 Public Holiday

    Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) - The "Council for Democracy and Development" government of Guinea Conakry has declared Wednesday, December 23, 2009, as a one-off public holiday to commemorate the 1st anniversary of its arrival in power.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Guinea Declares Tomorrow A Public Holiday

    Guinée News (Conakry) - Earlier this morning, Guinea's military junta has decreed that tomorrow, Monday, September 28, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday to commemorate the 1958 referendum results in Guinea.
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  • Apr
  • 3
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  • Guinea's Junta Confirms Status Of April 3rd Public Holiday

    African Press Agency (APA) - Guinea's military junta has announced that it had decided to maintain the annual April 3rd public holiday that marks the anniversary of the putsch by late President Lansana Conté, in 1984.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Guinea Declares February 6 Public Holiday

    Kababachir (Conakry) - Guinea's Prime Minister, Kabiné Komara, has announced that Friday, February 6, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday throughout Guinea to commemorate the 40th day since the death of former President Lansana Conté, late last year.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 25
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  • Guinea Announces State Funeral Public Holiday

    Reuters (Conakry) - Guinea's appointed president, Capt. Moussa Dadis Camara, has announced that Friday, December 26, 2008, the day of the State Funeral of former President, Lansana Conte, would be a one-off public holiday.
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  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Guinea State Funeral On December 26

    AFP (Conakry) - Guinea will hold a State Funeral on Friday, December 26, 2008, for its former President, Lansana Conte, who died earlier this week, after 24 years in power.
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  • Sep
  • 23
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  • Guinea's 50th National Day To Extend For 3 Days

    The Observer (Banjul) - Tibu Camara, minister of Information and Technology of Guinea Conakry, has been reported by the Gambian media as announcing that the upcoming 50th National Day public holiday would stretch for 3 consecutive days, from October 1-3, 2008.
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2007

  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Guinea Declares June 25 Public Holiday For Gadaffi

    Mail and Guardian - Guinea declared a public holiday for Monday, June 25, 2007, to honour the visit of Libyan leader Moammar Gadaffi.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Guinea Considering January 22 Public Holiday

    Radio-Kankan - Following the recent end to the 18-day general strike, the Dyama Party has proposed the creation of a new national public holiday on January 22 every year.
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  • Jan
  • 28
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  • Guinea Public Holidays News Update

    L'Actualité - The general strike which lasted 18 days and resulted in the death of 59 persons, ended last night after an accord was signed by the government and the major unions.
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See also: Guinea bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Guinea)