Sierra Leone and Algeria have been elected non-permanent members of the united nations security council representing africa.
Sierra leonean president Julius Maada bio termed the election a generational accomplishment representing unique success as the country transitioned from war to peace.
guyana, republic of korea and slovenia were also elected following a vote by the general assembly yesterday,
the newly elected countries will join ecuador, japan, malta, mozambique and switzerland as non-permanent members of the council as they take up seats on 1 january and serve until 31 december 2025.
the security council is composed of 15 countries, with china, france, russia, the uk and the us as permanent members with a right to veto any resolution.