We are in a battle against time to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. While tackling the pandemic has grabbed global attention, a new crisis that could claim a lot more lives is brewing in Africa: huge locust invasions.

Billions of desert locusts are ravaging countries across East Africa, including Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Uganda, and Djibouti. It has been reported that their numbers are likely to increase by up to 400 times by June, reaching crisis levels. ..

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