School/public holidays in South Africa, Namibia & Botswana 2019/20

School/public holidays in South Africa 2019
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2019 School Holidays (for all 9 Provinces)

  • 13 Decemeber 2018 - 08 January 2019
  • 16 March 2019 - 01 April 2019
  • 15 June 2019 - 08 July 2019
  • 21 September 2019 - 30 September 2019
  • 05 December 2019 - 14 January 2020

Public Holidays 2019**

  • 01 January 2019 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2019 - Human Rights Day
  • 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • 27 April 2019 - Freedom Day
  • 01 May 2019 - Workers' Day
  • 08 May 2019 - Public Holiday (Election Day) - NEW
  • 16 June 2019 - Youth Day
  • 17 June 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 09 August 2019 - National Women's Day
  • 24 September 2019 - Heritage Day
  • 16 December 2019 - Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December 2019 - Christmas Da
  • 26 December 2019 - Day of Goodwill

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

2020 School Holidays (for all 9 Provinces)

  • 04 December 2019 - 14 January 2020
  • 20 March 2020 - 30 March 2020
  • 12 June 2020 - 06 July 2020
  • 18 September 2020 - 28 September 2020
  • 02 December 2020 -

Public Holidays 2020**

  • 01 January 2020 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2020 - Human Rights Day
  • 10 April 2020 - Good Friday
  • 13 April 2020 - Family Day
  • 27 April 2020 - Freedom Day
  • 01 May 2020 - Workers' Day
  • 16 June 2020 - Youth Day
  • 09 August 2020 - National Women's Day
  • 10 August 2020 - Public Holiday
  • 24 September 2020 - Heritage Day
  • 16 December 2020 - Day of Reconciliation
  • 25 December 2020 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2020 - Day of Goodwill

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

School/public holidays in Namibia 2019
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2019 Government Schools, countrywide

  • 01 December 2018 - 07 January 2019
  • 22 March 2019 school holiday (day after Independence Day)
  • 13 April 2019 - 12 May 2019
  • 31 May 2019 school holiday (day after Ascension Day)
  • 10 August 2019 - 01 September 2019
  • 30 November 2019 - 07 January 2020 (provisional)

Public holidays 2019**

  • 01 January 2019 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2019 - Independence Day
  • 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2019 - Worker´s Day
  • 04 May 2019 - Cassinga Day
  • 25 May 2019 - Africa Day
  • 30 May 2019 - Ascension Day
  • 26 August 2019 - Heroes´ Day
  • 10 December 2019 - Human Rights Day/Namibian Women's Day
  • 25 December 2019 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2019 - Family Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

2020 Government Schools, countrywide

  • not yet published...

Public holidays 2020**

  • 01 January 2020 - New Year's Day
  • 21 March 2020 - Independence Day
  • 10 April 2020 - Good Friday
  • 13 April 2020 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2020 - Worker´s Day
  • 04 May 2020 - Cassinga Day
  • 21 May 2020 - Ascension Day
  • 25 May 2020 - Africa Day
  • 26 August 2020 - Heroes´ Day
  • 10 December 2020 - Human Rights Day/Namibian Women's Day
  • 25 December 2020 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2020 - Family Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday.

School/public holidays in Botswana 2019
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School Holidays 2019

  • 05 April 2019 - 23 April 2019
  • 12 July 2019 - 29 July 2019
  • 30 September 2019 - 04 October 2019
  • 02 December 2019 - 12 January 2020

Public Holidays 2019**

  • 01 January 2019 - New Year's Day
  • 02 January 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 19 April 2019 - Good Friday
  • 20 April 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 22 April 2019 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2019 - Labour Day
  • 30 May 2019 - Ascension Day
  • 01 July 2019 - Sir Seretse Khama Day
  • 02 July 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 15 July 2019 - President's Day
  • 16 July 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 30 September 2019 - Botswana Day
  • 01 October 2019 - Public Holiday
  • 25 December 2019 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2019 - Boxing Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday. If 2nd January, 1st October or Boxing Day falls on a Monday, the following Tuesday shall be observed as a public holiday. When Botswana Day falls on a Saturday, the next following Monday shall be observed as a public holiday.

School Holidays 2020

  • not yet published...

Public Holidays 2020**

  • 01 January 2020 - New Year's Day
  • 02 January 2020 - Public Holiday
  • 10 April 2020 - Good Friday
  • 13 April 2020 - Easter Monday
  • 01 May 2020 - Labour Day
  • 21 May 2020 - Ascension Day
  • 01 July 2020 - Sir Seretse Khama Day
  • 20 July 2020 - President's Day
  • 21 July 2020 - Public Holiday
  • 30 September 2020 - Botswana Day
  • 01 October 2020 - Public Holiday
  • 25 December 2020 - Christmas Day
  • 26 December 2020 - Boxing Day

** Whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following on it shall be a public holiday. If 2nd January, 1st October or Boxing Day falls on a Monday, the following Tuesday shall be observed as a public holiday. When Botswana Day falls on a Saturday, the next following Monday shall be observed as a public holiday.


 

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