Kenya: A key supporter of UN peace operations

Kenyan police officers with the UN Mission in South Sudan are honoured in June 2018 for their service, including community policing and ensuring the safety of displaced people.
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Kenyan police officers with the UN Mission in South Sudan are honoured in June 2018 for their service, including community policing and ensuring the safety of displaced people.
Kenyan peacekeepers serving in South Sudan’s Warrap State, Medical Officer Captain Njuki, examines a pregnant woman suffering from malaria, a condition which can sometimes lead to miscarriages.
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Kenyan troops serving with the UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) patrol the disputed area of Abyei, claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan.
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In August 2017, Lieutenant-General Leonard Muriuki Ngondi of Kenya was appointed as Force Commander of the African Union‑UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID).
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In April 2018, Lieutenant-General Ngondi handed over rehabilitated classrooms, an office and educational material to Al Bashir Basic School for boys in the Abu Shouk area, in El Fasher, North Darfur. The project, implemented by UNAMID peacekeepers, is part of the mission’s continued support to boosting education across Darfur.
UNAMID/Marong Lamin
A Kenyan police officer serving with the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) stands at attention for the national anthem during an awards ceremony at Camp Clara, in Monrovia, in May 2014. .
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Ruth Kefa, a Kenyan corrections officer with the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), shares a laugh with a student at JJ Roberts High School during an outreach event in the capital, Monrovia, in October 2012.
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