Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (Nairobi)
Kenya's Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiangi, has announced that Tuesday, August 8, 2017 has been declared a public holiday in Kenya to coincide with the upcoming general elections.
A one-off public holiday was also declared on Monday, March 4, 2013, to coincide with the previous general elections in Kenya (26-Feb-2013).
On that occasion (30-Mar-2013), Tuesday, April 9, 2013, was also declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Kenya, in line with the Assumption of Office of The President Bill constitutional bill (02-Aug-2012), which mandates that an official non-working public holiday be declared in Kenya on the day of a presidential inauguration (03-Feb-2013 and 08-Jun-2012).
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