National Holidays in Namibia in 2017

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Namibia 2017

Namibia List of Holidays in Namibia in 2017

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Monday New Year's Holiday
Tuesday Independence Day
Friday Good Friday
Monday Easter Monday
Monday Worker's Day International Workers' Day
Thursday Cassinga Day
Thursday Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Thursday Africa Day
Saturday Heroes Day
Monday International Human Rights Day
Monday Christmas Day
Tuesday Day of Goodwill


  • Namibia's Public Holidays Act, Act 26 of 1990 provides for 12 public holidays annually.
  • If a public holiday falls on a Sunday the following Monday will be a public holiday, unless the Monday is already a public holiday.
  • The President may declare any day in a particular year as a public holiday by proclamation in the Government Gazette.