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South Africa To Declare Midweek Electoral Public Holiday

Source: Eyewitness News (Johannesburg)
Posted on Monday, February 7, 2011

A spokesperson for South African Cooperative Governance Minister, Sicelo Shiceka, has confirmed that the date of the upcoming local government elections will be a non-working public holiday.

Spokesperson Vuyelwa Qinga went on to say that Minister Shiceka is once again (2009-03-19) likely to pick a date in the middle of the week in order to make sure people do not go away for the long weekend.

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