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Desert Locusts

Sh100 million to sustain fight against desert locust invasion

 Mwangi Mumero Donations to combat the desert locust invasion in Eastern Africa continue to pour in even as more parts of the […]

Spraying wipes out bands of locusts nymphs in Kitui

Kitui County has recorded more than 90 per cent  decimation of bands of locust nymphs as motorised spraying continues in […]

Munya allays food insecurity fears as locust attack spreads

Desert locusts have invaded at least 26 counties, Agriculture CS Peter Munya said. He, however, allayed fears of an imminent […]

Locusts were visiting five counties then leave, says CS Munya

Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Peter Munya on Tuesday said the desert locusts in at least five counties ware just a ‘visit’ […]

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 […]