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Africa Public Holidays 2026

The table below contains the list of official Africa public holidays for the calendar year 2026. The qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, and beyond, is available, immediately, with a professional license.

Date Weekday Countries
Jan Thursday Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco*, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Réunion, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland (eSwatini), Sénégal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Jan Friday Angola, Botswana, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles
Jan Saturday Burkina Faso, Congo (DRC)
Jan Sunday Congo (DRC)
Jan Tuesday Swaziland (eSwatini)
Jan Wednesday Eritrea*, Ethiopia, Ghana, Sudan
Jan Saturday Bénin
Jan Sunday Morocco
Jan Monday Algeria, Tanzania
Jan Tuesday Cape Verde
Jan Thursday Malawi
Jan Friday Comoros, Congo (DRC), Djibouti, Mayotte*, Somalia*
Jan Saturday Congo (DRC)
Jan Monday Eritrea, Ethiopia
Jan Tuesday Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mali
Jan Sunday Angola*
Jan Monday Uganda
Feb Sunday Mauritius, Mauritius, Rwanda
Feb Monday Rwanda
Feb Tuesday Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe
Feb Wednesday Angola
Feb Thursday Burundi
Feb Wednesday Cameroon, Liberia
Feb Sunday Mauritius
Feb Monday Angola, Uganda
Feb Tuesday Angola, Cape Verde*, Libya, Mauritius
Feb Wednesday Cape Verde*, Gambia, Sierra Leone
Feb Saturday Zimbabwe
Mar Monday Ethiopia
Mar Tuesday Malawi
Mar Friday Ghana
Mar Sunday Angola, Burkina Faso, Chad, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar*, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zambia
Mar Monday Burkina Faso, Chad, Sierra Leone, Zambia
Mar Wednesday Lesotho, Liberia
Mar Thursday Mauritius, Zambia
Mar Sunday Liberia
Mar Monday Gambia, Guinea, Liberia
Mar Tuesday Côte d'Ivoire, Niger
Mar Wednesday Comoros
Mar Thursday Comoros, Libya
Mar Friday Algeria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea*, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte*, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Sénégal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Tunisia, Uganda
Mar Saturday Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Somalia*, South Africa, South Sudan*, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia
Mar Sunday Libya, Mauritania, Morocco*, Sudan, Tunisia
Mar Monday Angola, Sudan
Mar Thursday Mali
Mar Sunday Central African Republic, Madagascar
Apr Friday Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde*, Gambia, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe*, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland (eSwatini), Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Apr Saturday Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Seychelles, South Sudan, Sénégal, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Apr Sunday Madagascar, Namibia, South Sudan, Sudan*, Zimbabwe
Apr Monday Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (DRC)*, Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mayotte, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Réunion, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland (eSwatini), Sénégal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Apr Tuesday Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania
Apr Thursday Tunisia
Apr Friday Eritrea*, Ethiopia, Liberia
Apr Sunday Eritrea*, Ethiopia, Sudan*
Apr Friday Gabon
Apr Saturday Zimbabwe
Apr Sunday Swaziland (eSwatini)
Apr Monday Swaziland (eSwatini)
Apr Friday Niger
Apr Saturday Swaziland (eSwatini)
Apr Sunday Tanzania
Apr Monday Mayotte, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Togo
Apr Tuesday Zambia
Apr Wednesday Cape Verde*
May Friday Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (DRC), Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Réunion, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland (eSwatini), Sénégal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
May Monday Namibia
May Tuesday Ethiopia
May Friday Mayotte, Réunion
May Thursday Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mayotte, Namibia, Réunion, Swaziland (eSwatini), Sénégal, Togo
May Saturday Congo (DRC), South Sudan
May Sunday Congo (DRC)
May Monday Somalia*
May Tuesday Cape Verde*, Somalia*
May Wednesday Cameroon
May Sunday Eritrea, Gabon, Madagascar
May Monday Bénin, Central African Republic, Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Namibia, Réunion, Sénégal, Togo, Zambia, Zimbabwe
May Tuesday Djibouti, Libya, Sudan
May Wednesday Algeria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea*, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Nigeria*, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Sénégal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda
May Thursday Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Guinea, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco*, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia*, South Sudan*, Sudan, Tunisia
May Friday Libya, Sudan
May Saturday Sudan
June Monday Cape Verde, Kenya
June Wednesday Uganda
June Thursday Equatorial Guinea, Seychelles
June Friday Equatorial Guinea
June Tuesday Uganda
June Wednesday Congo (Republic)
June Friday Nigeria
June Tuesday Algeria, Comoros, Djibouti, Gambia*, Libya, Niger, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania*, Tunisia
June Wednesday Mauritania, Morocco, Somalia*
June Thursday Seychelles
June Saturday Eritrea
June Sunday Togo
June Thursday Algeria, Gambia, Mozambique, Sénégal
June Friday Madagascar, Mali, Somalia, Somalia
June Saturday Djibouti
June Sunday Djibouti
June Monday Seychelles
June Tuesday Central African Republic, Congo (DRC)
July Wednesday Botswana, Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania*
July Saturday Rwanda
July Sunday Algeria, Cape Verde
July Monday Comoros, Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia
July Tuesday Tanzania, Zambia
July Thursday South Sudan
July Sunday Sao Tome and Principe
July Tuesday Mayotte, Réunion
July Friday Lesotho
July Monday Botswana
July Tuesday Botswana
July Wednesday Gambia, Swaziland (eSwatini)
July Saturday Tunisia
July Sunday Liberia
July Monday Liberia
July Thursday Morocco, South Sudan
Aug Saturday Bénin, Congo (DRC), Sénégal
Aug Monday Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Zambia
Aug Tuesday Ghana
Aug Wednesday Burkina Faso
Aug Friday Côte d'Ivoire, Rwanda
Aug Saturday Tanzania
Aug Sunday South Africa
Aug Monday South Africa, Zimbabwe
Aug Tuesday Chad, Zimbabwe
Aug Thursday Central African Republic, Tunisia, Zambia
Aug Friday Morocco
Aug Saturday Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Rwanda, Réunion, Seychelles, Sénégal, Togo
Aug Sunday Gabon
Aug Monday Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda
Aug Thursday Morocco
Aug Friday Morocco
Aug Monday Liberia
Aug Tuesday Algeria, Burkina Faso, Bénin, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea*, Gambia, Guinea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte*, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sénégal, Tanzania, Tunisia
Aug Wednesday Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Morocco*, Namibia, Somalia
Aug Monday Swaziland (eSwatini)
Sep Tuesday Eritrea, Mali
Sep Sunday Sao Tome and Principe, Swaziland (eSwatini)
Sep Monday Mozambique, Swaziland (eSwatini)
Sep Friday Eritrea*, Ethiopia
Sep Wednesday Libya, Mauritius
Sep Thursday Angola
Sep Friday Angola
Sep Monday Ghana
Sep Tuesday Mali
Sep Thursday Guinea-Bissau, South Africa
Sep Friday Mozambique
Sep Sunday Eritrea*, Ethiopia
Sep Wednesday Botswana, Sao Tome and Principe
Oct Thursday Botswana, Nigeria
Oct Friday Guinea
Oct Sunday Lesotho, Mozambique
Oct Monday Mozambique
Oct Friday Uganda
Oct Saturday Kenya
Oct Monday Equatorial Guinea
Oct Tuesday Burundi
Oct Wednesday Tanzania
Oct Thursday Malawi, Tunisia
Oct Sunday Zambia
Oct Monday Zambia
Oct Tuesday Kenya
Oct Wednesday Burundi
Oct Friday Libya
Oct Saturday Zambia
Oct Thursday Uganda
Oct Saturday Burkina Faso
Nov Sunday Algeria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Madagascar, Mayotte, Réunion, Seychelles, Sénégal, Togo
Nov Monday Angola, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Chad, Mauritius, Seychelles
Nov Thursday Liberia
Nov Friday Morocco
Nov Sunday Mauritius
Nov Tuesday Mozambique*
Nov Wednesday Angola, Mayotte, Réunion
Nov Thursday Comoros
Nov Saturday Guinea-Bissau
Nov Sunday Côte d'Ivoire
Nov Wednesday Morocco
Nov Saturday Chad, Congo (Republic), Mauritania
Nov Sunday Liberia
Nov Monday Liberia
Dec Tuesday Central African Republic, Chad
Dec Friday Ghana
Dec Tuesday Equatorial Guinea, Seychelles
Dec Wednesday Tanzania
Dec Thursday Namibia
Dec Friday Burkina Faso
Dec Saturday Kenya
Dec Wednesday South Africa
Dec Thursday Tunisia
Dec Friday Niger
Dec Sunday Réunion
Dec Monday Sao Tome and Principe
Dec Tuesday Zimbabwe
Dec Thursday Angola*, Libya, South Sudan
Dec Friday Angola, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bénin, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (DRC), Congo (Republic), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Eritrea*, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Réunion, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland (eSwatini), Sénégal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Dec Saturday Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland (eSwatini), Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Dec Sunday Swaziland (eSwatini)

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