Tag Archives: locusts

04 March 20

Kenya launches pesticide spraying operation to tackle locust infestation

Kenya’s government has launched pesticide spraying operations in several counties in an effort to contain its worst locust infestation in 70 years.

19 February 20

2020 will be the Year of the Grasshopper for East Africa

In the summer of 2019, as warm of locust migrated from Yemen across the Red Sea and Gulf of Eden into Ethiopia and Somalia. This in itself isn’t particularly uncommon as the areas around the Red Sea are an important
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10 February 20

Locusts invade Uganda as East African crisis expands

Uganda is the latest country to be invaded by swarms of locusts ina crisis that already threatens crops in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia.

11 January 20

Kenya: swarm of desert locusts worst in decades

Kenya is facing an “unprecedented threat” from its worst swarm of desert locusts in decades, authorities in the country say.


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