April 24, 2024

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Billions to be spent fighting Desert Locusts in Uganda

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Billions to be spent fighting Desert Locusts in Uganda. Business Detect Media.

Uganda government is to spend billions and billions of money to fight the deadly desert locusts.

Last week locusts invaded the country from North western Kenya to Karaoke.

Now the team needs 11 billion ugx to save the country.

At the end of last week, the director of Extension Services Ms Beatrice Byarugaba told media that out of the 11bn needed only Five billion (5bn) was available to fight locusts.

Uganda president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni assured the nation that the government is ready to buy aircraft for aerial sprays against locusts.

Prime Minister Dr Rwakana Rugunda told Business Detect that the government is ready and residents should stay calm.

Ugandans have mixed feelings on the proposed budget to fight locusts

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