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

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jun
  • 1
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  • Ugandan 2019 Eid Al Fitr Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The Permanent Secretary in Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, has announced that the Government of Uganda had declared Wednesday, June 5, 2019, as the date of the upcoming Eid Al Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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2018

  • Nov
  • 28
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  • Uganda Rules-Out November 30 Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Service of the Government of Uganda, Daniel Mugulusi, has ruled-out the rumoured declaration of Friday, November 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Ugandan 2018 Eid Adhuha Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The Permanent Secretary in Uganda's Ministry of Information and Communications Technology, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Tuesday, August 21, 2018, as the date of the upcoming Eid Adhuha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Ugandan Public Holiday July 10

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The Minister of Public Service of Uganda has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Tuesday, July 10, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday throughout Uganda ("The Honourable Minister of the Public Service informs the general public that Tuesday 10th July 2018 will be observed as public holiday throughout Uganda to enable all Ugandans to participate in the local council 1 elections to be conducted by Electoral Commission’’").
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Uganda Mulls July 10 Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The Electoral Commission of Uganda has announced that it would request that the government of Uganda declare Tuesday, July 10, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Uganda, "to enable the successful organisation of the Local Council one elections".
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  • Feb
  • 14
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  • Ugandan February 16 Public Holiday Reversal

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Permanent Secretary Ministry of Public Service, Salome Nyamungu, after initial hesitancy, late last week, has announced that Friday, February 16, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Uganda, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed on February 16, 1977.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Ugandan 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The government of Uganda has released a list of the official non-working public holidays to be observed in Uganda in the calendar year 2018.
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2017

  • Aug
  • 28
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  • Ugandan 2017 Eid Adhuha Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The permanent secretary in Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Friday, September 1, 2017, as the date of the upcoming Eid Adhuha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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2016

  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Ugandan 2016 Eid Adhuha Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - A spokesman for Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Monday, September 12, 2016, as the date of the upcoming Eid Adhuha (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Jun
  • 24
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  • Uganda Promises Father's Day Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Second Deputy Prime Minister, Kirunda Kivejinja, has announced that the government of Uganda had pledged to declare "Father's Day", marked in Uganda annually on June 21st, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Ugandan Public Holiday May 12

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The government of Uganda had declared that Thursday, May 12, 2016, would be yet another non-working public holiday in Uganda, this time on account of the upcoming swearing-in ceremony for President Yoweri Museveni.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Uganda Rules-Out March 2 Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Service, Catherine Bitarakwate, has announced that the government of Uganda will not declare Wednesday, March 2, 2016, as yet another non-working public holiday in Uganda, on account of the upcoming election of elections for mayors and councilors.
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  • Feb
  • 23
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  • Ugandan Public Holiday February 24

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's permanent secretary in the Ministry of Public Service, Catherine Bitarakwate, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared that Wednesday, February 24, 2016, would be yet another non-working public holiday in Uganda, this time on account of the upcoming election of Local Government Leaders.
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  • Feb
  • 10
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  • Ugandan Public Holiday February 18

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - In a joint communiqué by Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, and Permanent Secretary Public Service Ministry, Catherine Bitarakwate, the government of Uganda announced that Thursday, February 18, 2016, would be another non-working public holiday in Uganda, on account of the upcoming presidential polls in Uganda.
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  • Feb
  • 9
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  • Ugandan Public Holiday February 16

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, has announced that Tuesday, February 16, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday in Uganda, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed on February 16, 1977.
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2015

  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Ugandan 2015 End of Ramadan Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - A spokesman for Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Friday, July 17, 2015, as the date of the upcoming Eid-El-Fitri non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Uganda To Amend Public Holidays Legislation

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has announced that, beginning next year, February 16 would be a new annual non-working public holiday in Uganda, in honour of Archbishop Janani Luwum who was killed on February 16, 1977, during Idi Amin's rule.
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2014

  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Ugandan 2014 Eid Adhuha Public Holiday Announced

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Prime Minister and Minister for Public Service have jointly announced that the government of Uganda had declared Saturday, October 4, 2014, as the date of the upcoming "Eid Adhua" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda
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  • Jul
  • 22
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  • Ugandan Census Public Holidays Ruled-Out

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's state minister for finance, in charge of planning the upcoming national housing and population census, Matia Kasaija, has reiterated that none of the 10 days of the upcoming census will be declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Ugandan August 28 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) executive director, Ben Paul Mungyereza, has announced that Thursday, August 28, 2014, would not be an official non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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2013

  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Ugandan 2013 Eid El-Adha Public Holiday Announced

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public Service, Henry Muganwa Kajura, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Tuesday, October 15, 2013, as the date of the upcoming "Eid Adhua" (Feast of Sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Uganda
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  • Sep
  • 4
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  • Ugandan November 30 EAC Public Holiday Closer

    New Vision (Kampala) - The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has passed the East African Community Holidays Bill 2013 which mandates the member states of the East African Community (EAC), which includes Uganda, to declare November 30 as the East African Day public holiday "to enhance citizens' participation and awareness in the integration process".
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  • Aug
  • 7
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  • Ugandan 2013 End of Ramadan Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - A spokesman for Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Thursday, August 8, 2013, as the date of the upcoming Eid al-Fitr non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • May
  • 23
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  • Ugandan November 30 EAC Public Holiday Update

    New Vision (Kampala) - The former president of Tanzania, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, has re-kindled the call for the member states of the East African Community (EAC), which includes Uganda, to declare November 30 as the East African Day public holiday "to enhance citizens' participation and awareness in the integration process".
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  • Mar
  • 4
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  • Ugandan March 6 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Minister of the Presidency, Frank Tumwebaze, has issued a statement ruling-out speculation that Wednesday, March 6, 2013, would be declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Jan
  • 22
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  • Uganda 2013 NRM Public Holiday January 30

    Uganda Media Centre, Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi, has issued a press communique confirming that the government of Uganda had declared Wednesday, January 30, 2013, as the date of the upcoming NRM Day non-working public holiday in Uganda, instead of January 26, the date when the NRM public holiday is usually observed in Uganda.
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  • Jan
  • 20
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  • Uganda 2013 NRM Public Holiday Might Move

    Uganda Media Centre, Office of the President of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - The chief of Uganda's Office of the President's Media Centre, Fred Opolot, has issued a press release announcing that the government of Uganda had declared Wednesday, January 30, 2013, as the date of the upcoming NRM Day celebrations in Uganda.
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2012

  • Oct
  • 18
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  • Ugandan 2012 Eid El-Adha Public Holiday Announced

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - A spokesman for Uganda's Ministry of Public Service, Jonas Tumwine, has announced that the government of Uganda had declared Friday, October 26, 2012, as the date of the upcoming Eid El-Adha non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Oct
  • 6
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  • Ugandan October 8 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Information Minister, Mary Karooro Okurut, has issued an urgent, Saturday morning, statement denying all recent rumours that Monday, October 8, 2012, had been declared a one-off public holiday to link the October 9th public holiday with the previous weekend.
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Ugandan Teachers Day Public Holiday Stalled

    The Observer (Kampala) - The General Secretary of the Uganda National Teachers Union (UNATU), Teopista Birungi Mayanja, has called on the government of Uganda to consider "fulfilling its promise of gazetting October 5, which is the World Teachers' Day, as a public holiday in Uganda".
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Ugandan Teachers Day Public Holiday Promised

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - At yesterday's meeting with Uganda's Teachers' Union (UNATU), Uganda's president promised that Teachers' Day would be recognized as an official non-working public holiday.
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2011

  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Ugandan October 5 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Education and Sports has announced that tomorrow, International Teachers' Day, on October 5th, is not a non-working public holiday in Uganda.
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Uganda Declares May 12 Public Holiday

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - Uganda's public service minister, Henry Kajura, has announced that the Ugandan Government had declared Thursday, May 12, 2011, as a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Yoweri Museveni.
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  • Apr
  • 21
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  • Uganda Wants To Reduce Number Of Public Holidays

    The Parliament of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Prime Minister, Apolo Nsibambi, has announced that the Ugandan Government is considering reducing the number of public holidays in Uganda.
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  • Mar
  • 11
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  • Uganda Declares March 14 Public Holiday

    Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, through his Permanent Secretary, Jimmy Lwamafa, has announced that Monday, March 14, 2011, would be a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the upcoming Kampala City Mayoral and Councillors' elections.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Uganda Declares March 11 Regional Public Holiday

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - The Governing Council of Uganda's Gulu District has declared Friday, March 11, 2011, as a one-off regional public holiday throughout Gulu District.
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  • Feb
  • 28
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  • Uganda Rules-Out March 1st Public Holiday

    The Daily Monitor (Kampala) - The Ugandan Electoral Commission has announced that the Government of Uganda had finally decided not to declare Tuesday, March 1st, 2011, as a one-off public holiday on the day of the postponed mayoral and the local government elections in the country's capital, Kampala.
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  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Uganda Declares February 23 Public Holiday

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - The Ugandan Electoral Commission has announced that the Government of Uganda had finally agreed to declare Wednesday, February 23, 2011, as a one-off public holiday to allow Ugandans to participate in the mayoral and the local government elections countrywide.
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  • Feb
  • 15
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  • Uganda Declares February 18 Public Holiday

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - Uganda's minister for information and national guidance, Kabakumba Matsiko, has announced that Friday, February 18, 2011, the date of the upcoming general elections, would be a public holiday in Uganda "to enable Ugandans elect their leaders".
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2010

  • Aug
  • 9
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  • Uganda Declares August 11 Public Holiday

    The Daily Monitor (Kampala) - Uganda's Information Minister, Kabakumba Masiko, has announced that Wednesday, August 11, 2010, had been declared a public holiday to coincide with the funeral of former president Godfrey Binaisa.
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  • May
  • 18
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  • Uganda Extends Officials' Burial Public Holidays Law

    The Daily Monitor (Kampala) - Uganda's Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Service, Henry Kajura, has introduced legislation that would extend the automatic declaration of a one-off public holiday to cover the eventuality of the Speaker of Parliament dying in office.
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2009

  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Uganda Announces Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Date

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - The government of Uganda has announced that the upcoming Eid al-Adha public holiday would be observed on Friday, November 27, 2009.
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  • Jun
  • 13
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  • Uganda Public Holidays Under Fire

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - Ugandan member of parliament, Henry Banyenzaki, has asked the Government to consider reducing the number of national public holidays, arguing that, for the most part, they do not have any positive impact on the development of the country.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Uganda To Reduce Number Of Public Holidays

    New Vision Online (Kampala) - Uganda's permanent secretary in the gender ministry, Christine Guwatudde, has announced that Uganda's Ministry of Public Service wants to either reduce the number of official public holidays, or to move their observance to the nearest weekend.
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  • Mar
  • 6
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  • Uganda Codifies Public Holidays For Presidential Death

    Daily Monitor (Kampala) - Uganda's Parliament is voting on a new bill, The Emoluments and benefits of the President, Vice President and Prime Minister Bill, 2009, codifying retirement benefits for Uganda's President, Vice President and Prime Minister. One of the provisions of this new Bill is that a public holiday shall be declared on the day of burial of a President who dies while in office.
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  • Jan
  • 27
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  • Uganda's Opposition Calls For Scrapping Of NRM Public Holiday

    Monitor Online (Kampala) - Uganda's opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) and Democratic Party have criticised the NRM Liberation Day celebrations saying that this public holiday is a partisan day and should be scrapped off the list of national holidays.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Uganda Declares Public Holiday For Ateker Ejalu Funeral

    Sunday Monitor (Kampala) - Following the death of former minister John Ateker Ejalu, local leaders from Teso have directed local councils across the region to declare Tuesday, December 23, 2008, when he will be buried, a public holiday because of his contribution towards the liberation of the poor in Uganda and Teso in particular.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Uganda Announces Early Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Date

    New Vision (Kampala) - Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni, confirmed that tomorrow, Sunday, December 7, 2008, would be the date of the observance of the Idd Adhuha (Feast of Sacrifice) public holiday in Uganda.
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Uganda Declares September 8 Public Holiday

    The Daily Monitor (Kampala) - The government of Uganda has announced that it would honour Busoga's Kyabazinga (title given to the ruler of the Kingdom of Busoga in Uganda), Henry Wako Muloki, with a state funeral, whose date, Monday, September 8, 2008, had been declared a one-off public holiday throughout Uganda.
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2007

  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Uganda Declares November 22-23 CHOGM Public Holiday

    New Vision Kampala - Despite its earlier denials, the government of Uganda has now announced that it had declared Thursday and Friday, November 22-23, 2007, as one-off public holidays to coincide with the beginning of the CHOGM (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting).
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  • Oct
  • 4
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  • Uganda Denies Rumours Of November Public Holiday

    New Vision - Earlier this week, responding to questions from MP's, Uganda's Foreign Affairs State Minister, Isaac Musumba, stated that there would be no public holiday during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which will be held from Friday November 23 to Sunday November 25, 2007.
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  • Aug
  • 31
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  • Uganda Declares 3 Days Of National Mourning

    The Daily Monitor - Third Deputy Prime Minister, Hajji Kirunda Kivejinja, declared three days of national mourning starting today, August 31, 2007, in honour of the 75 deaths in the Sunday accident which occurred when a military truck carrying soldiers and their families overturned on a steep hill in the Mount Elgon foothills of eastern Uganda.
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  • May
  • 25
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  • Uganda Declares Annual May 24 Public Holiday In Buganda Region

    The Daily Monitor - The Kabaka of Buganda, Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II, declared that, henceforth, May 24 would be a public holiday in Buganda.
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2006

  • May
  • 11
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  • Uganda Declares May 12 Inauguration Public Holiday

    New Vision (Kampala) - Uganda's State Minister for Public Service, Patrick Okumu Ringa, announced yesterday that Friday, May 12, 2006, would be a one-off public holiday in Uganda to commemorate President Yoweri Museveni's swearing-in for his third five-year term.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Uganda Declares Local Election Public Holidays

    UBC Radio (Kampala) - The permanent secretary to the Ugandan Ministry of Public Service, Jimmy Rwamafwa, has issued a statement setting forth 3 public holidays in the coming week.
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  • Feb
  • 20
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  • Uganda Declares Polls Day Public Holiday

    Uganda's Ministry of Public Service - According to a statement issued today by Ministry of Public Service, the Ugandan government has declared Thursday, February 23, 2006, as a one-off public holiday to enable Ugandans to participate in the presidential and parliamentary elections.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Uganda Declares February 23 Public Holiday

    New Vision - The government of Uganda has declared the day of the upcoming 3-in-1 elections, Thursday, February 23, 2006, a one-off public holiday.
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2005

  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Uganda Declares October 24 Obote Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's second deputy prime minister and minister of public service, has issued a statement that the Government of Uganda had declared Monday, October 24, 2005, a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the funeral of former president, the late Dr Apollo Milton Obote.
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Uganda's Parliament Votes Obote Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's members of parliament have overwhelmingly recommended that government declare Monday 24 October, the day late President Apollo Milton Obote will be buried, a public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 18
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  • Uganda Refuses Obote Public Holiday

    Daily Monitor (Kampala) - Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, Uganda's Minister for Internal Affairs, has stated that the government of Uganda, after a four-hour meeting with UPC (Uganda People's Congress), has ruled out a public holiday in honour of former president Milton Obote.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Uganda Declares Saturday Public Holiday In Honor Of Late Garang

    Ministry of State for Information (Kampala) - Minister of State for Information, James Nsaba Buturo, announced that the Ugandan government had announced that Saturday, August 6, 2005, would be a one-off public holiday in honor of the late John Garang, and several other Ugandans, who died as a helicopter crashed last Saturday.
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  • Jul
  • 22
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  • Uganda Declares July 28 Referendum Day Public Holiday

    Government Weekly News Briefing - Minister of State for Public Service, Okumu Ringa, announced that, in keeping with the government's practice of making national election days public holidays, the Ugandan government had declared the date of the upcoming Referendum, Thursday, July 28, 2005, as a one-off public holiday.
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2003

  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Uganda Declares February 11 Eid al-Adha Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's public service ministry has announced that Tueaday, February 11, 2003, would be observed as public holiday throughout Uganda to celebrate the Id al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) festival.
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2002

  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Ugandan November 30 EAC Public Holiday Suggested

    The Kenya Times - A group of journalists from the three East African Community (EAC) states of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, have suggested to declare November 30 as an annual public holiday common to Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi.
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  • Sep
  • 11
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  • Uganda Declares September 13 Census Start A Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - The Ugandan government has declared Friday, September 13, 2002, as a one-off public holiday to enable all citizens to effectively participate in the national census.
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  • Feb
  • 13
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  • Uganda Declares February 14 Election Day Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - The government Uganda has declared Thursday, February 14, 2002, a one-off public holiday in order to facilitate the local elections being held that day.
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2001

  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Uganda Declares June 26 Electoral Public Holiday

    Daily Monitor (Kampala) - Earlier today, in a press release, Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, declared Tuesday, June 26, 2001, as a one-off public holiday on the occasion of the upcoming parliamentary elections.
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  • May
  • 10
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  • Uganda Declares May 12 Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's permanent secretary to the Ministry of Public Service, Jimmy Lwamafa, has announced that Saturday, May 12, 2001, had been declared a one-off public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 9
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  • Uganda Public Holiday March 12

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Minister of public service has announced that Monday, March 12, 2001, had been declared a one-off public holiday to allow the employees of government and other organizations to participate in that day's presidential election.
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • Uganda Declares February 28 Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - A statement issued by the Ugandan Ministry of Public Service has declared tomorrow, Wednesday, February 28, 2001, a one-off public holiday to allow people to go and check their names in the voters' register and pick cards for voting.
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • Uganda Declares January 19 Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's Ministry of Public Service has declared Friday, January 19th, 2001, a one-off public holiday to enable people to participate in updating voters registers.
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1999

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Uganda Declares Y2K Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - The Government of Uganda has announced that Friday, December 31, 1999, would be a one-off public holiday.
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1997

  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Uganda Declares November 6 Public Holiday

    Radio Uganda (Kampala) - Uganda's minister of public service has announced that tomorrow, Thursday, November 6th, 1997, will be a public holiday to enable all Ugandans to participate in the local government elections for the village executive.
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See also: Uganda bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Uganda)