It is Kenya’s moment of celebration and action on the global stage

Kenya's flag

Martin Kimani, Kenya's Permanent Representative to the UN in New York (right) carries the country's flag before it was hoisted at the UN headquarters alongside those of nine other holder of non-permanent seats.

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The unveiling of Kenya as one of the non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, after defeating Djibouti for the slot, should be a cause for celebration not only for the country but also the entire African continent.

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