Last year, incredible footage did the rounds showing farmland coming under siege from “a seemingly unending mass of locusts darkening the sky”. Unfortunately, the situation has worsened.
Massive swarms of brown locusts have been sweeping through farming communities, decimating crops and grassland as they go.
Swarms of locusts more than three times the size of New York City (an estimated 192 billion insects) are causing havoc in Kenya.
There are less than six months until the FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, and the football world is understandably excited. Here’s one problem they didn’t foresee.