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Somalia Public Holidays News and Updates

See also: upcoming public holidays in Somalia and public holidays news and updates in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya.

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

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 8
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  • Somalia 2019 Eid Ul Adha Public Holiday Announced

    Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa) - The minister of Religious affairs of the Government of Somaliland has announced that the annual non-working public holiday in Somaliland for the upcoming Eid Ul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) would be Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
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2015

  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Somalia 2015 Eid Ul Fitri Public Holidays

    Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa) - The minister of Religious affairs of the Government of Somaliland, Sheikh Khalil Abdilahi Ahmed, has announced that the annual non-working public holidays in Somaliland for the upcoming Eid Ul Fitri (End of Ramadan) public holidays would run for 3 days, from Friday, July 17, until Sunday, July 19, 2015, inclusively.
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2013

  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Somalian Islamic New Year November 4

    Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa) - The Government of Somaliland has announced that Monday, November 4, 2013, would be a non-working public holiday in Somaliland to commemorate the Islamic New Year 1435.
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  • Aug
  • 26
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  • Somalia Declares August 27 Holiday

    SUNA Times (Mogadishu) - Somalia's Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon, has announced that August 27 would henceforth be observed as the National Day of Human Rights in Somalia.
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  • May
  • 14
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  • Somalian Public Holidays May 18-19

    Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa) - The Government of Somaliland has announced that Saturday, May 18, 2013, would be a non-working public holiday in Somaliland to commemorate the 22nd anniversary since declaring independence.
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2012

  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Somalia Public Holiday June 26

    Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa) - The Government of the Somali region of Puntland has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, June 26, 2012, as a non-working public holiday to commemorate the 52nd anniversary of Somali Independence.
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2011

  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Somalia Eid Ul Fitri Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Government of Somaliland (Hargiesa) - The Government of Somaliland has announced that tomorrow, Tuesday, August 30, 2011, would be the date of the first day of public holiday for the upcoming Eid Ul Fitri (End of Ramadan) public holiday.
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2009

  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Somalia Votes To Implement Sharia

    Al Jazeera (Mecca) - The Parliament of Somalia has voted unanimously to implement Sharia, or Islamic law, across Somalia. The effect of this change on the public holidays of Somalia is yet to be assessed.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Somalia Public Holidays News Update

    Trib.com - Eid al-Adha Cease-Fire: As a sign of goodwill, President Abdullahi Yusuf and the Ethiopian government declared a 24-hour cease-fire in Somalia, and particularly Mogadishu, to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha on Saturday, December 30.
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See also: Somalia bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Somalia)