Uganda Deploys Army to Battle East Africa’s Locust Invasion

February 18, 2020 10:39 AM
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As desert locusts spread across East Africa, Uganda has deployed its army to battle the all-consuming horde.  The pests are laying countless eggs that are expected to hatch within weeks, raising concerns among farmers that the worst is yet to come.  Halima Athumani reports from Otuke district, in northeast Uganda.