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South Africa : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

South Africa : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months






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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Special Events 
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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Special Events 
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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Special Events 
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Municipal electionWednesday August 3, 2016Secular holiday 
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National Womens' Day*Tuesday August 9, 2016Secular holiday 
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Mandela Day -
Tuesday July 18, 2017

Special Events : In tribute to former president Nelson Mandela. Madiba was politically active for 67 years and on Mandela Day people are called upon to spend at least 67 minutes doing something useful within their communities. From 2009 onwards.


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Special Events :


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Special Events :


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Special Events :


Municipal election -
Wednesday August 3, 2016

Secular holiday :


National Womens' Day -
Tuesday August 9, 2016

Secular holiday : Commemorates 9 August 1956 when women participated in a national march to petition against pass laws (legislation that required African persons to carry a document on them to ‘prove’ that they were allowed to enter a ‘white area’