Billions of desert locusts, some in swarms the size of Moscow, have already chomped their way through much of East Africa.
Alice Mugobera, the headmistress told New Vision that it was a great surprise to discover that the locusts had entered the school compound.
Dr. John Bahana, a consultant on locusts said swarms from larger breeding grounds in Somalia are expected to invade Uganda.
The insecurity in the region has played a great role. Because when you have insecurity, then the control becomes affected.
According to the Food Agricultural Organisation (FAO), locusts swarms can move 150 kilometers (about 90 miles) a day.
There have been six major desert locust plagues in the 1900s, the last of which was in 1987-89. The last major upsurge was in 2003-05.
The locusts have devastated food supplies in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia, with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) describing the situation as...
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