Independence Day

6
March
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  • Nationwide
Independence Day

This statutory public holiday is celebrated on 6 March. If 6 March falls on a weekend, the following Monday will be observed as a holiday. It is Ghana’s National Day and commemorates Ghana’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1957. In 2017, Ghana celebrates 60 years of independence. History of Independence Day Before the arrival […]

1
January
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New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day is 1st January, the first day of the year, in the Gregorian calendar, and falls exactly one week after the Christmas Day of the previous year. New Year’s Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel. This makes it the most widely […]