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Desert Locusts

MP walks to TV interview with yellow locusts to disprove Munya claim

Mbeere South MP walks to a television interview with bag of yellow locusts to disproof Agriculture CS Peter Munya's claims.

Woman travels over 150km to witness locust invasion in mother’s farm

A woman travelled from Nairobi to Nyeri County to witness the devouring of her mother's farm by desert locusts.

Kenya to recruit state-trained youth to fight desert locusts

Kenya will recruit trainees from the National Youth Service (NYS), country’s premier vocational training institute, to boost the fight against […]

State enlists National Youth Service to contain locusts

Kirera Mwiti and KNA The government has now sought the services of the National Youth Service in a bid to […]

Al Shabaab war impedes invasion of desert locust control

The Al Shabaab menace in Somalia is making Kenya’s fight against desert locusts complicated, the East Africa Desert Locust Control […]

Kitui farmers seek State payout over crop destruction by locusts

It is a week now since huge swarms of desert locusts invaded Kitui county and farmers are counting losses.  The […]

Famine looms as desert locusts head to bread basket counties

Bernard Gitau and Nicholas Waitathu The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that the country is facing a serious food […]

Kiunjuri admits locust challenge, maintains situation under control

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri on Friday admitted the ongoing locust menace is a big challenge but maintained that the […]

Food security fears mount as State battles locusts invasion

Mwangi Mumero Kenya is on high alert following the attack in  Wajir, Mandera and Marsabit counties by locusts that continue […]