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Kitgum Residents Hunting Locusts for Food

While government it struggling to find an effective way of dealing with the dreaded desert locust invasion, they have turned a blessing to residents of Kitgum district.

Several residents spent the better part of Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning picking the locusts for food. Some have since fried the locusts for eating. Kutansia Anena 60, a resident of Gogo village is one of those who caught several locusts and boiled them for food. 


A team of Local Defense Unit personnel led by Brig Gen. Francis Chemo, the team leader locusts spraying in Acholi sub region this morning responded to the locust invasion in the district. 
Gen Chemo says his team responded late because they received information from the district late.  

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