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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Mozambique Declares Public Holiday For April 19

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Vitória Dias Diogo, has announced a one-off non-working public sector holidays in Mozambique, on April 19, 2019, on account of Good Friday.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday October 10

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Vitória Dias Diogo, has announced a one-off non-working public sector holiday (tolerância de ponto) in Mozambique, on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, on account of the upcoming fifth municipal elections.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday June 15

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Vitória Dias Diogo, has announced a one-off non-working public sector holiday (tolerância de ponto) in Mozambique, on Friday, June 15, 2018, on account of Ide-Ul-Fitre (End of Ramadan).
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2017

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Mozambique January 2 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (Ministério do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS) has announced that Tuesday, January 2, 2018, would not be declared as a non-working public holiday in Mozambique.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Mozambique 2016-2017 Year-End Public Holidays

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (Ministério do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS) has announced that Monday, December 26, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017, would be non-working public holidays in Mozambique.
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday March 25

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour (Ministra do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS), Vitória Dias Diogo, has announced a one-off non-working public sector holidays in Mozambique, on March 25, 2016, on account of Good Friday.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Mozambique 2015-2016 Year-End Public Holidays

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (Ministério do Trabalho, Emprego e Segurança Social - MITESS) has announced its traditional year-end one-off public sector holidays in Mozambique, beginning at 12:00 noon, on Thursday, December 31, 2015, "to allow civil servants to prepare the year-end holidays in a dignified manner".
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  • Jun
  • 24
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  • Mozambique June 26 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Labour Minister, Victoria Diogo, has issued a communiqué denying a hoax circulating in social media, stating that Friday, June 26, 2015, had been declared a one-off public holiday in Mozambique.
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  • Jan
  • 14
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday January 15

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Council of Ministers has declared Thursday, January 15, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Mozambique, on account of the upcoming inauguration of Filipe Jacinto Nyusi as the President of Mozambique.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Mozambique 2014-2015 Year-End Public Holidays

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour has announced its traditional year-end one-off public holidays in Mozambique "to give Mozambicans a five day New Year" on December 24, 31, 2014 as well as January 2, 2015.
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  • Nov
  • 9
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  • Mozambique Municipal Public Holiday November 10

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour, and president of the Consultative Council of Labour, Helena Taipo, has announced that Monday, November 10, 2014, had been declared as another one-off sectorial optional public holiday (tolerância de ponto) to mark the 127th anniversary of the foundation of the capital of Mozambique, Maputo.
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  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Mozambique Confirms October 15 Public Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour, has finally announced that Wednesday, October 15, 2014, had been declared as a one-off sectorial optional public holiday on the occasion of that day's 5th General Elections of Mozambique (Tolerância de Ponto para todos os trabalhadores, funcionários públicos e agentes do Estado de todo o país, durante todo o dia 15 de Outubro de 2014, quarta-Feira próxima).
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Mozambique Sectorial Public Holiday October 5

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour, and president of the Consultative Council of Labour, Helena Taipo, has announced that Sunday, October 5, 2014, had been declared as a one-off sectorial optional public holiday (tolerância de ponto) to allow Muslim employees to observe the Ide-Ul-Adhá (Feast of Sacrifice) festival.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Mozambique Public Holidays January 1-3

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour, Helena Taipo, has announced that Thursday and Friday, January 2 and 3, 2014, had been declared as one-off public holidays in Mozambique "to give Mozambicans a five day New Year".
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  • Aug
  • 1
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday October 15

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambican President, Armando Guebuza, has announced that the upcoming and presidential elections, always the occasion for a one-off public holiday in Mozambique, will be held on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.
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2012

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday December 24

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Minister of Labour, Helena Taipo, has declared that Monday, December 24, 2012, would be a one-off public holiday "to ensure better preparation for the Family Day (Christmas) on the 25th".
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2011

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Mozambique Electoral Public Holiday December 7

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Wednesday, December 7, 2011, had been declared a one-off public holiday on account of the upcoming municipal by-elections.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Mozambique Public Holiday Declared For October 19

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Wednesday, October 19, 2011, had been declared a one-off public holiday throughout Mozambique.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Mozambique Declares December 31 Public Sector Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has released a press communiqué announcing an afternoon public sector holiday (concede tolerância de ponto) for Friday, December 31, 2010.
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  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Mozambique Declares Tomorrow Public Sector Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has released a press communiqué announcing an afternoon public sector holiday (concede tolerância de ponto) for tomorrow, Friday, December 24, 2010.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Mozambique Declares January 14 Public Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has released a press communiqué announcing that Thursday, January 14, 2010, the date of Armando Guebuza's inauguration as the President of Mozambique.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Mozambique Declares December 24 Public Sector Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labor (MITRAB) has declared a half-day public sector holiday on the afternoon of Thursday, December 24, 2009.
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  • Oct
  • 26
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  • Mozambique Declares October 28 Public Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - The Labour Ministry of Mozambique, after consultation with the trade unions and the employers' associations of Mozambique, has declared Wednesday, October 28, 2009, a one-off electoral public holiday "to allow the maximum number of people to vote".
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  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Mozambique Confirms October 5 Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has released a press communiqué confirming that, as this year's October 4 public holiday falls on a Sunday, a day in lieu public holiday had been declared for Monday, October 5, 2009 (fica diferida para segunda-feira).
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2008

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Mozambique Declares Year-End 2008 Public Holidays

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Mozambique's Ministry of Labor (MITRAB) has declared a half-day public sector holiday on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 31, 2008, and the entire day of Friday, January 2, 2009.
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  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Mozambique Declares November 19 Public Holiday For Municipal Elections

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - To encourage a high turnout in next Wednesday's municipal elections, the government has declared Wednesday, November 19, 2008, as a one-off public holiday.
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2007

  • Jul
  • 28
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  • Mozambique Elections Postponed Due To Eid Al Ahda Muslim Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - Under pressure from the Muslim community, Mozambique President, Armando Guebuza, has postponed the first elections for provincial assemblies from 20 December, 2007 (the expected date for the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday), to 16 January, 2008.
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  • Jul
  • 12
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  • Upcoming Mozambique Elections Date Clashes With Eid al-Adha Muslim Holiday

    Agencia de Informção de Moçambique (Maputo) - The date of Thursday, December 20, 2007, was recently announced by Mozambique President, Armando Guebuza, for the upcoming elections. However, that date is also the most likely date of Eid al-Adha, one of the most sacred days of the year for Muslims.
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  • Mar
  • 23
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  • Mozambique Declares 3-day Mourning

    SABC News - Mozambique has declared three days of national mourning following the deaths of 96 people in heavy artillery blasts at an armory near Maputo's international airport.
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2002

  • Mar
  • 13
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  • Mozambique Parliament Approves New October Public Holiday

    Xinhua News Agency (Maputo) - Earlier today, the Parliament of Mozambique unanimously approved a bill to make October 4, the anniversary of the 1992 peace agreement that ended the country's civil war, a public holiday, to be named "Peace and National Reconciliation Day".
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See also: Mozambique bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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