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Of Bandits, bedbugs and mosquitoes (II)

Of Bandits, bedbugs and mosquitoes (II)

Continues from last week What the video did not show however was how they went about changing the year of manufacture from the old to the ‘new’. Nothing else remained for them to do other than that of printing year 2021 on the ‘new’ tyre, right there in front of our eyes. Sad.    I was deeply sad and saddened with the scene that I witnessed in the clip. I could not but asked: Why are some of my compatriots so dedicated and committed to error and […]

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Why matatus plying Kileleshwa, Runda, Karen have bedbugs

Why matatus plying Kileleshwa, Runda, Karen have bedbugs

If there one thing leafy suburb residents share in common with those from the slums is old, rusty matatus.A spot check by The Nairobian revealed that most matatus that ply these high-end estates like Kileleshwa, Lavington, Runda, Karen and Nyari are an eyesore. Some even have bedbugs!  The script is different from Eastlands where matatus that ply these hoods are souped up and millions go into their unique graffiti.  According to Eric Morema, an investor in the matatu industry, most investors don’t put money in the vehicles […]

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Insect Pest Control Products Market by Insect Type (Termites, Cockroaches, Bedbugs, Flies, Mosquitoes, Beetles, Fleas) with top key players like Arrow Exterminators Inc., BASF SE, Bayer AG, Bell Laboratories Inc., Ecolab, Inc, FMC Corporation

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Global Insect Pest Control Products market 2019 Global Industry Research Report provides market size, industry growth, share, development trends, investment plans, business ideas and forecasts by 2025. Scenarios and useful business decisions. The report includes subjective comprehensive research and a direct study of the quantitative perspectives of key family pioneers for an in-depth understanding of other industry experts, markets and industry practices. This report provides a reasonable picture of the current market situation, including truth and forecast market estimates on trading volume, technological advances, macroeconomic and governance […]

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Bedbug infection shuts DOC Great Walk hut on Stewart Island

Bedbug infection shuts DOC Great Walk hut on Stewart Island

TravelUpdated 20 Apr, 2021 07:32 PM3 minutes to read Trampers on one of New Zealand’s ‘Great Walks’ reported bites through February and March. Photo / Getty Images DOC said it will be closing one of its Great Walk huts next month in an attempt to evict a hardy infestation of bedbugs. Stewart Island’s backcountry huts had their busiest season on record, however there were some unwelcome guest who checked in with walkers. Hikers returning from the Rakiura Track, Stewart Island’s Great Walk complained of developing bites and […]

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Bedbug calls may be down during COVID-19, but just wait

Bedbug calls may be down during COVID-19, but just wait

Though bedbugs aren’t spreading as rapidly as they did before COVID-19 restrictions were imposed, infestations remain a grim reality for many Toronto residents. Toronto Public Health (TPH) and pest control companies have noticed fewer bedbug sighting calls in the past year as people leave their homes less frequently during the pandemic, slowing the spread of insect across the city. The tiny, bloodthirsty pests are hitchhikers, jumping from one person’s clothes and belongings to the next. But “when we have these lockdowns and people are just staying at […]

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Bedbugs show up at Ottawa isolation hub for Nunavut residents

Bedbugs show up at Ottawa isolation hub for Nunavut residents

Some guests at the Hilton Homewood Suites at 361 Queen St. in Ottawa changed rooms on Monday due to the discovery of bedbugs in a room on the third floor of the hotel, which is used as an isolation hub for Nunavut residents heading home. The Government of Nunavut’s Health Department, which handles media requests about the hub, said today that “there is a situation that has been addressed and there has been minimum impact to one guest. The Government of Nunavut is aware of the situation and […]

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Bedbugs warning: A smell of cilantro could indicate you may have an infestation

Bedbugs warning: A smell of cilantro could indicate you may have an infestation

Bed bugs are parasites easily picked up on trains, planes and in hotels, spreading into one’s home. Generally, it takes at least seven weeks for a bed bug to grow from an egg to an adult. If many adult bugs are present one can reasonably assume that the infestation has been there for more than seven weeks. Smelling a certain odour emanating from the bedroom could mean you’re at risk. David Cain of extermination company Bed Bugs Limited said: “The problem of bed bugs has been spreading […]

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Ziza Bafana promises fight bedbugs in prisons – PML Daily

Ziza Bafana promises fight bedbugs in prisons – PML Daily

Singer Ziza Bafana (PHOTO/Courtesy). KAMPALA – When one is released from prison, they always hold a resentful feeling. They usually do not want to hear or see anything associated with the prison as it would be a reminder of the conditions they had to endure while there. The case however is not the same with singer Kasendwa Richard, popularly known by stage name Ziza Bafana, who from his experience when he was held up in the coolers in Kyotera District wants to fight bedbugs in prisons. The […]

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Where Bed Bugs Come From

The number of reported cases of bed bugs in schools, hotels, motels, cruise ships, dormitories, shelters, homes, movie houses and apartments are rising. And the authorities are somehow already alarmed and concerned over the issue. In the United States alone, it is reported that six out of ten apartments have bed bugs. Because bed bugs are not known to transfer or spread out any form of disease, the alarm is somehow flamed down. Origins Bed bugs are tiny, wingless creatures that are scientifically labeled Cimex lectularius. They […]

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All About Bed Bugs

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Bed bugs are rarely seen these days because of the widespread use of DDT during the 1940’s and 50’s to exterminate all sorts of pests in the United States. However, bed bugs are making a comeback. Hotels and motels are among the places that suffer from bed bugs infestation. According to studies, bed bugs’ comeback may be attributed to international travelling of Americans to countries with bed bugs infestation on hotels and motels and the immigration to the States by people from countries with bed bugs infestation. […]

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