Source:Radio Uganda (Kampala)
Posted: Friday, March 9, 2001
Most recent follow-up news item: February 21, 2011
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.
Electoral public holidays are common in Uganda (1997-11-05).
Most recently, the Ugandan government had declared 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 (2001-02-27), and before that, Uganda's Ministry of Public Service had declared Friday, January 19, 2001, a one-off public holiday to enable people to participate in updating voters registers (2001-01-18).
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