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“232 rescued in crackdown on human trafficking”

“An operation coordinated by Interpol has rescued 232 people from a human trafficking ring uncovered in Niger… The rescued included 46 minors who had been forced into either sexual exploitation or forced begging… Officials said more than 100 law enforcement … Continue reading

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“…East Africa faces new locust threat”

” Countries in East Africa are racing against time to prevent new swarms of locusts wreaking havoc with crops and livelihoods after the worst infestation in generations… Locust swarms have been recorded in the region since biblical times, but unusual … Continue reading

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“Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa”

“A gigantic swarm of locusts that belong to a plague that has ravaged millions of acres of crops across east Africa has been spotted reaching the Chinese border. Billions of the insects have destroyed food supplies across Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia in … Continue reading

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Master Article: Plague – Locusts Reek Havoc In Africa [2/21/20]

“Kenyan farmers traumatized as swarms of locusts devour crops in seconds” “U.N. alarmed by locust outbreak on verge of ‘plague’” “Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania” “Locust plague reaches coronavirus-hit China after wreaking havoc across Africa” “Plague of … Continue reading

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“Kenyan farmers traumatized as swarms of locusts devour crops in seconds”

“The locusts are so bad in some parts of Kenya that entire fields of crops are being devoured in as little as 30 seconds. Moses Omondi, a program officer at Farm Radio, a charity that works with to bring information and … Continue reading

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“U.N. alarmed by locust outbreak on verge of ‘plague'”

“Amid a locust infestation in East Africa threatening to explode to biblical proportions, the United Nations is warning that the already vulnerable region “simply cannot afford another major shock.” Swarms of billions of insects are destroying crops in Kenya, the … Continue reading

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“Food fears grow as swarms of locusts reach Uganda and Tanzania”

“Massive swarms of locusts sweeping across much of east Africa have reached Uganda and Tanzania, the United Nations has said, threatening millions more people with hunger in an already fragile region. Tanzania has detected swarms in its northern border areas close to … Continue reading

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