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Locusts

Kenya says likely to face second wave of...

The locust invasion still looms high during the planting season and this risk doubled during the recent drought and floods in most regions.

In midst of pandemic, E. Africa braces for...

LOCUSTS |  East Africa is bracing for a third outbreak of desert locusts, with billions of the destructive insects about to hatch and threaten food...

Locust invasion creates food crisis for 1...

Billions of desert locusts, some in swarms the size of Moscow, have already chomped their way through much of East Africa.

Around Uganda: Desert Locusts spread to 24...

Daily news across the country

Locusts swarm Soroti town

The locusts which lasted 15 minutes in Soroti town are reported to have proceeded to Amuria district.

Locusts edible but could cause constipation...

Dr. John Bahana,a consultant in the agriculture ministry and an expert on locusts says, “Locusts can be eaten but have a hard skin which requires a thorough...

UN calls for donations to tackle desert locusts...

Lowcock, who said he had recently released $10 million for the crisis, warned that "unless there was a rapid response, we are going to have a huge problem...

Destructive locust swarms arrive in Uganda...

The locusts have devastated food supplies in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) describing the situation as...

Locusts the latest curse of East Africa weather...

The locust invasion is the biggest in Ethiopia and Somalia in 25 years, and the biggest in Kenya in 70 years

Locusts advance to Uganda

Locusts can cover as much as 150km a day and a swarm can destroy crops sufficient to feed 2,500 people for a year, according to the United Nations.

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