Kenya could give the world the first female head of the global top trade agency, taking its pursuit of diplomatic presence in key international state organisations to a higher level.
Amina Mohamed, a Kenyan national, has been named Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). She becomes one of the most senior serving Kenyans in the UN. The announcement was made by the United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon.
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