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Uganda Declares July 28 Referendum Day Public Holiday

Source: Government Weekly News Briefing
Posted: Friday, July 22, 2005

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.

Election-related public holidays are common in Uganda (2002-09-11, 2002-02-13, 2001-06-25, 2001-03-09, and 1997-11-05).

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