Second wave of locust invasion causes panic in 11 counties

Locust invasion

Anthony Majau, a wheat farmer, tries to scare away a swarm of desert locusts from his three-acre-farm in Nkando, Timau in Meru County on January 24, 2021.

Photo credit: Waweru Wairimu | Nation Media Group

Kenyans in 11 counties are staring at hunger following a second wave of invasion by gigantic swarms of desert locusts from neighbouring Ethiopia and Somalia that continue to devour crops and vegetation.


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