Ghana

July 1st no longer a public holiday

The Republic Day of July 1st is no longer a public holiday following President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s assent to the Public Holidays (Amendment) Act 2019. A statement signed and issued by the Minister of Interior, Mr Ambrose Dery on Wednesday May 8th announced that President Akufo-Addo assented to the new Act on April 16th […]

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South Africa: Election Day declared a public holiday

The South African government has declared 8 May 2019 as a public holiday President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged South African employers to observe 8 May, the day of National and Provincial elections, as a public holiday and encourage staff to use the day to exercise their right to vote.President Ramaphosa on Tuesday declared the day […]

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