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July 31, 2021

Kenya Wins UN Security Council Seat As Non-Permanent Member

Kenya has won the UN Security Council seat after beating Djibouti in second round of voting  Thursday.

The contest between Kenya and Djibouti headed to the second round of voting Thursday after the first phase saw Nairobi’s victory insufficient to win the UN seat.

With 191 of 193 countries voting, Kenya scored 129 votes, beating Djibouti which got 62 votes. Djibouti congratulated Kenya as the newest representative of our region at the @UNSC



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