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Cameroon Confirms Islamic New Year Holiday Status

Source: Prime Minister's Office Republic of Cameroon (Yaoundé)
Posted: Thursday, December 10, 2009
Most recent follow-up news item: September 9, 2010

The government of Cameroon has confirmed that the upcoming Islamic New Year (aka. Al-Hijra, or simply, Muharram) would be observed on Friday, December 18, 2009, in Cameroon.

The government did, however, confirm that the date is not a public holiday, even for the public sector.

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