This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Lesotho public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays,
as of January 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Lesotho public holidays,
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Below is this list of Lesotho public holidays news and updates.
Lesotho News Agency (Maseru) - The Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of Lesotho, Tsukutlane Au, has announced that it had declared Saturday, September 30, 2017, as a one-off public holiday in conjunction with the upcoming elections to afford voters time to travel to their respective voting constituencies for the local government elections.
Lesotho News Agency (Maseru) - The Ministry of Home Affairs of the Government of Lesotho has announced that it had declared Monday, May 2, 2016, as a one-off non-working day in lieu public holiday in Lesotho, to compensate the fact that the annual Workers Day public holiday of Lesotho falls on a Sunday in the calendar year 2016.
Lesotho Election Days Could Become Public Holidays
Lesotho News Agency (Maseru) - Lesotho's Deputy Director of Elections, Mphasa Mokhochane, responsible for the current review of the National Assembly Electoral Law 2006 is quoted as saying that among the sections to be included in the amendment is a provision that election days be declared national public holidays.
Lesotho Moves Heroes' Day And Africa Day Public Holidays
Lesotho Ministry Of Home Affairs (Maseru) - At its January 29th meeting the Cabinet of Lesotho has approved the addition of a new public holiday, Africa Day, to be observed on May 25th, starting in 2002.