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JOURS FÉRIÉS DE LAFRIQUE DE LOUEST

January

1st January
New Year’s Day
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Togo
3rd January
Revolution Day
  • Burkina Faso
10th January
Vodoun Festival
  • Benin

February

11th February
Youth Day
  • Cameroon

March

6th March
Ghana Independence Day
  • Ghana
9th March
Women’s Day
  • Burkina Faso

April

4th April
Senegal Independence Day
  • Senegal
10th April
Youth Day
  • Cameroon
10th April
Good Friday
  • Cameroon
  • Ghana
13th April
Easter Monday
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Togo
24th April
Concord Day
  • Niger
27th April
Togo Independence Day
  • Togo

May

1st May
Labour Day
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Togo
20th May
Cameroon Independence Day
  • Cameroon
20th May
Laylat al-Qadr*
  • Niger
  • Cote D’Ivoire
21st May
Ascension Day
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Senegal
  • Togo
23rd / 24th May
Aïd al-Fitr (End of Ramadan)*
  • • Ghana•
  • Togo
  • Benin
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Senegal
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Niger
  • Mauritania
25th May
African Unity Day
  • Ghana
  • Mauritania

June

1st June
White Monday
  • Togo
  • Benin
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Senegal
21st June
Day of the Martyrs
  • Togo
1st July
Ghana Republic Day
  • Ghana
Likely 30th – 31st July
Eid al-Adha
  • Ghana
  • Togo
  • Benin
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Senegal
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Niger
  • Mauritania

August

1st August
Benin Independence Day
  • Benin
3rd August
Niger Independence Day
  • Niger
4th August
Founder’s Day
  • Ghana
5th August
Burkina Faso Independence Day
  • Burkina Faso
7th August
Ivory Coast Independence Day
  • Côte d’Ivoire
15th August
Assumption Day
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Senegal
  • Togo
19th / 20th August
Assumption Day
  • Niger
  • Mauritania
28th – 29th August
Ashura
  • Senegal

September

21st September
Founders’ Day
  • Ghana

October

5th – 6th October
Grand Magal of Touba *
  • Senegal
28th – 29th October
Mawlid
  • Benin
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Burkina Faso
  • Senegal
  • Niger
  • Mauritania
31th October
Martyrs’ Day
  • Burkina Faso

November

1st November
All Saints’ Day
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Camerron
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Togo
2nd November
All Saints’ Day
  • Senegal
15th November
National Peace Day
  • Côte d’Ivoire
28th November
Independance Day
  • Mauritania

December

6th December
Farmers Day
  • Ghana
11th December
Proclamation of Independence Day
  • Burkina Faso
18th December
Republic Day
  • Niger
25th December
Christmas Day
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Niger
  • Senegal
  • Togo
28th December
Boxing Day
  • Ghana

*To be confirmed