‘Most devastating plague of locusts’ in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns

Climate change and al-Shabab extremists contributed to circumstances that could produce crippling swarms of locusts in Somalia and East Africa. Feb. 9, 2020, 9:48 AM MST By The Associated Press GAROWE, Somalia — At a glance, the desert locusts in this arid patch of northern Somalia look less ominous than the billion-member swarms infesting East Africa in the worst … Continue reading ‘Most devastating plague of locusts’ in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns