Dates of Note
 

Dates of Note, 2016

January 2016
1
New Year’s Day (Kenya, Uganda, UK)
1
National Tree Planting Day (Tanzania)
12
Zanzibar Revolution Day (Tanzania)
26
NRM Liberation Day (Uganda)
February 2016
3​
Tanzania Convocation Ceremony​
5
Kashmir Day (Pakistan)
6
Uganda Convocation Ceremony
10
Kenya Convocation Ceremony
March 2016
8
International Women’s Day (Uganda)
21
Naw Roz and Farmer's Day (Afghanistan)
​23 Pakistan Day
25 ​Good Friday (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, UK)
27 ​Easter (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, UK)
28 ​Easter Monday (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, UK)
April 2016
​7 Karume Day (Tanzania)
26 Union Day (Tanzania)
​28 Celebration of Islamic Revolution (Afghanistan)
May 2016
1
Labour / May Day (Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda, UK)
2
Early May Bank Holiday (UK)
30
Spring Bank Holiday (UK)
June 2016
1
Madaraka Day (Kenya)
3
Martyr’s Day (Uganda)
6​ * Ramadan
9
Heroes’ Day (Uganda)
July 2016
7
Saba Saba Day / Dar es Salaam Trade Fair Day (Tanzania)
7 *
Eid-ul-Fitr
August 2016
8
Nane Nane Day / Farmer’s Day (Tanzania)
14
Independence Day (Pakistan)
​19 Independence Day (Afghanistan)
30
Summer Bank Holiday (UK)
September 2016
6
Defence Day (Pakistan)
​9 Ahmad Shah Massoud Day (Afghanistan)
11 *
Eid-ul-Adha 
​11 Quaid-e-Azam / Jinnnah’s Death Anniversary (Pakistan)
October 2016
9 Independence Day (Uganda)
10
Moi Day (Kenya)
​11 * Ashura-e-Moharram
14 Nyerere Day (Tanzania)
20 Mashujaa Day (Kenya)
29
Naming Day (Tanzania)
November 2016
9
Iqbal Day (Pakistan)
11
Remembrance Day (UK)
26
Thanksgiving (US)
December 2016
9
Independence Day (Tanzania)
12 * ​Milad-un-Nabi (Birth of the Prophet)​
12
Jamhuri / Independence Day (Kenya)
25
Quaid-e-Azam Birthday (Pakistan)
25
Christmas  (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, UK)
26
Boxing Day (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, UK)

 

* Tentative on moon sighting​​​​​​​​​

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