Source: Statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs (Pretoria)
South African Minister of Home Affairs and President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, has announced that he had been mandated by the South African Cabinet to chair an inter-departmental task team to review the South African official public holidays calendar.
The departments identified to form the task team are Labour, Finance, Education and Environmental Affairs and Tourism.
It was not clear, from the aforementioned statement, if the declaration of election day dates as non-working public holidays (23-Nov-2000 and 28-Apr-1999) would be part of the review.
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• South Africa bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
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South Africa 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
South Africa 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
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• 2017-01-15: South African 2018 Public Holidays Announced
• 2016-01-12: South African 2017 Public Holidays Announced
• 2015-01-05: South African 2016 Public Holidays Announced
• 2014-02-13: South African 2015 Public Holidays Announced
• 2013-04-29: South African Public Holidays Review Complete
• 2013-02-06: South African 2014 Public Holidays Announced
• 2012-07-09: South African Public Holidays Review Update
• 2012-06-11: South African Public Holidays To Be Reviewed
• 2000-11-23: South Africa Declares December 5 Public Holiday
• 1999-04-28: South Africa Declares Election Day A Public Holiday