Farmers panic as locusts invade Machakos

A swarm of desert locusts that was spotted at Kivaa Ward in Masinga Constituency, Machakos County on January 28, 2020. PHOTO | STEPHEN MUTHINI | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • According to Kivaa Ward representative Justus Kiteng'u, the swarms crossed over from Embu County.
  • He said he had notified the county government which mobilised a team for a visit to the site.

The swarms of locusts which first invaded parts of northeastern Kenya are now in Masinga, Machakos County.

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