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Fresh wave of desert locust invasion feared

East African region is faced with the threat of a fresh wave of deserts locust invasion despite restrictions on the […]

Kenya faces Sh13.6b in crop losses due to Corona, locusts

Kenya stands to lose an estimated Sh13.6 billion worth of crop produce this year owing to the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

1.3m Kenyans affected by locust invasion, says FAO

Bernard Gitau @benagitau Desert locusts continue to ravage most parts of the country amid the coronavirus crisis, with experts warning […]

Mastercard, AfDB donate Sh1.1b to fight locusts in East Africa

Mwangi Mumero Mastercard Foundation and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have donated $ 11.5  million (Sh1.15 billion) to fight desert […]

Munya forms team to evaluate damage inflicted by desert locust on farmers

The government plans  to support farmers and communities who have suffered economically following the desert locusts’ invasion in the last […]

State, UN body say they are winning fight against locusts

Nicholas Waitathu and George Kebaso William Lelesara, an 18-year-old herder in Mugur village, Samburu East, stands still as a statue, his […]

Russia donates Sh300 million to Kenya in fight against locust invasion

The government of Russia has announced a contribution of Sh300 million to the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in […]

How do you fight a locust invasion amid coronavirus?

A second invasion by desert locusts has hit East Africa in just a few months, as younger and more aggressive […]

Coronavirus, locusts harbingers of hunger

The country’s major focus is the battle against the coronavirus which has turned the lives of Kenyans upside down. There […]

It’s time to eat rodents to boost food security

After abandoning traditional African cuisines in the name of modernity and using dangerous chemicals to destroy the environment, Kenyans are […]