Djibouti: Kenya, Djibouti Set for Run-Off Vote in Contest for UNSC Membership

Nairobi — Africa will know its third non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for 2021-2022 after Thursday’s run-off vote by the United Nations General Assembly to elect new temporary members.

This is after both Kenya and Djibouti failed to garner more than 128 votes of all the 193 member states to capture the seat in the first round election which was conducted last night.

Kenya, the African Union endorsed candidate, polled 113 votes against Djibouti’s 78 votes, falling short…

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