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Independence Day Dates
  South Africa-May 31
  Philippines-June 12
  Russia-June 12
  Canada-July 1
  USA-July 4,


-July 05
  Venezuela-July 5
  Argentina-July 9


-July 14
  Columbia-July 20
  Peru-July 28
  Jamaica -August 06


-August 09


-August 14


-August 15
  North Korea-August 15
  South Korea-August 15


-August 17


-August 19
  Ukraine-August 24


-August 31
  Brazil-Sept. 7
  Macedonia-Sept. 8
  Costa Rica -Sept. 15


-Sept. 16
  Saudi Arabia-Sept. 23
  New Zealand-Sept. 26


-October 1


-October 1
  Belgium-October 4


-October 03


-December 12
  Cameroon-January 01
  Australia-January 26
  Sri Lanka-February 04
  Iran-February 10


-February 28
  Ghana-March 06
  Zimbabwe-April 18
  Norway-May 17
  Ecuador-May 24
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Independence Day of South Africa

Though South Africa achieved independence from Britain on 31 May, 1910, Freedom Day is the official Independence Day of South Africa.
It is celebrated on 27th of April every year and commemorates the first democratic, non racial elections held in 1994. As the official independence day of South Africa, Freedom Day is celebrated to pay tribute to all those men and women who have made relentless efforts and sacrifices on behalf of the oppressed masses.

Since the arrival of the British in 1652, the natives of South Africa suffered immensely under the white rule. They were the worst hit victims of racism and apartheid. Under the apartheid machinery which was legalized, the right to equal opportunities was denied to the indigenous people of South Africa.

The day marks the liberation of South Africa from a long period of colonialism and white domination. It is also the day for the restoration of peace, unity and human dignity to the people of South Africa.

On Freedom Day the people of South Africa pledge to re- commit themselves to safeguard their hard won freedom and also to completely wipe out the legacy of racism from South Africa.


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