|Coat of arms of Kenya|
|Armiger||Republic of Kenya|
|Blazon||Per fess sable and vert, on a fess gules fimbriated argent a cock grasping in the dexter claw an axe also argent.|
|Supporters||On either side a lion or, grasping in the interior forepaw a spear of estate, the hafts of the spears crossed in saltire behind the shield.|
|Compartment||The whole upon a compartment representing Mount Kenya proper.|
|Motto|| Harambee |
(Let's pull together in Swahili)
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On the shield is a rooster holding an axe while moving forward, portraying authority, the will to work, success, and the break of a new dawn. It is also the symbol of Kenya African National Union (KANU) party that led the country to independence.
The shield and lions stand on a silhouette of Mount Kenya containing in the foreground examples of Kenya agricultural produce - coffee, pyrethrum, sisal, tea, maize and pineapples.
The coat of arms is supported by a scroll upon which is written the word 'Harambee'. In Swahili, Harambee means "pulling together" or "all for one".
Kenya national law lays forth a heraldic blazon, or official description of the coat of arms:
Arms.— Per fess sable and vert, on a fess gules fimbriated argent a cock grasping in the dexter claw an axe also argent.
Supporters.— On either side a lion or, grasping in the interior forepaw a spear of estate, the hafts of the spears crossed in saltire behind the shield.
The whole upon a compartment representing Mount Kenya proper.
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