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Rwanda Declares August 9 Public Holiday

Source: Rwanda Minister of Information (Kigali)
Posted: Sunday, August 8, 2010
Most recent follow-up news item: August 9, 2010

The Rwandan government has announced that Monday, August 9, 2010, the date of the upcoming presidential election, would be a one-off non-working public holiday.

A similar electoral public holiday was declared in 2008, on the occasion of the last parliamentary elections (2008-09-15), although this time the public holiday is not limited to the public sector only.

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