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Labour Day

Labour Day 2020 and 2021 in Cameroon

International Labour Day is a public holiday in around 80 different nations including Cameroon. Observed on the first day of May, Labour Day is a day set aside to honour workers and fight for workers’ rights.

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In Cameroon, Labour Day is a time for parades, labour rallies, organised protests, public speech-making, and an abundance of TV and radio broadcasts focused on the meaning of the day.

There are also marches where long lines of people walk on ceremonial grounds and pass by government and labour union leaders. Businesses are keen to get their own banners, T-shirts, and logos carried by the marchers and out in front of reporters’ cameras during these events.