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Independence Day Niger, August 3

A country in west central Africa that received its independence on August 3, 1960. Throughout the country there are festivals celebrating the independence but they have also repurposed this day to be an arbor day as well. Every person in the country is supposed to plant a tree to help fight desertification.

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