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State allocates Sh3.8 billion to address ongoing drought
A huge portion of the amount will be spent on food and cash transfer programmes.

Mourinho respects Pogba's 'professionalism' amid reports of row
The midfielder has endured a frustrating spell in recent weeks.

'Hurt' AFC Leopards seek soldiers' scalp
Ingwe performed so sorely against such unfancied opposition as Fosa Juniors.

Rogo's widow appeals 10-year jail sentence
Ms Sagar was found guilty of failing to give information about a terrorist.

Former S.African soldier sentenced to death in S.Sudan
He was found guilty of attempting to overthrow the government.

Arsenal paired with AC Milan in Europa League last 16
Bilbao were paired with Marseille for the matches on March 8 and 15.

Fifa says it trusts Russia to ensure safe World Cup despite clashes
Russia will be hosting its first World Cup from June 14 to July 15.

Wenger vows to attack Man City in League Cup final
He is bidding to lift the League Cup for the first time in his career.

Should this comment that my boss made in passing worry me?
For two years now, I have taken home the employee of the year award, presented by the CEO.

I work very hard, how come I never get promoted?
I feel invisible at work, yet I am a good worker.

What info should one never reveal during a job interview?
Apparently, it was because I had revealed to the panel that I am pregnant.

TAKE 5: Jeff Akoh
Jeff Akoh is a Nigerian singer signed to Temple Management.

Employment? No thanks...
After Tony Eboyi graduated , he set up a blog, his intention to market his skills and share the knowledge he had acquired in school.

16-year-old Migori student in surgery after 'caning'
He sneaked out of school and went home as he was in pain.

Alonso 'excited' as McLaren unveil new F1 car
The British team will be desperate to make a bigger impression in 2018.

William Ruto defends Eurobond II and external loans
Cash will be used to develop the country, says deputy president.

Three men gang-rape 15-year-old girl in Wajir
She suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Nairobi.

Russian bobsledder tests positive for banned substance
Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeyeva gave a positive result for a heart medicine that is on the banned list.

Charles Nyachae lands judge post at East African Court of Justice
Ex-CIC chairman to take oath in Uganda.

Uhuru, Museveni to launch one-stop Busia border post
The one-stop border post has reduced the time taken to cross between Kenya and Uganda, report shows.

Anger in NE Nigeria over Boko Haram 'abduction' response
111 girls from the state-run boarding school in Dapchi, in Yobe state, unaccounted for: Police.

Mane flying as Liverpool look to go second in Premier League
Mane is just one goal short of matching his total for the whole of the last campaign

African migrants keep football dreams alive in Morocco camp
The football matches are a way to forget the tough situation.

PSG focused on Real Madrid despite Marseille double-header
PSG's games with Marseille are usually the biggest fixtures on the French footballing calendar.

Jupp Heynckes chases record against Hertha Berlin
Heynckes is looking to become the first Bayern coach to win 15 games in a row.

Napoli coach Sarri warns Juventus title chase on after Europa League exit
Juventus have dominated Serie A in recent years romping to a record six straight titles.

Bale blues cloud Real Madrid's return to form
The Welshman was back on the bench for Wednesday's 3-1 victory at Leganes.

Liverpool could be winners from Mourinho-Conte clash
Conte and Mourinho have traded poisonous barbs this season.

Court dismisses poll petitions against Khaemba, Lenolkulal
There was insufficient evidence to nullify the elections, judges say.

Wizards hold off revamped Cavs, Sixers edge Bulls
Cleveland fell 110-103 to the Washington Wizards despite 32 points from LeBron James.

South Korean MPs demand execution of North's Olympic delegate
Kim Yong Chol will head an eight-member delegation to arrive on Sunday.

Zagitova wins ice princess duel for Russia's first gold
The 15-year-old took the women's title for the Olympic Athletes from Russia.

Huge fire destroys tin houses at Central Police Station Nairobi
A gas cooker exploded in one tin house and the fire spread quickly to others, witnesses say.

Haiti suspends Oxfam operations pending sex scandal probe
It is investigating allegations that the charity's staff sexually exploited Haitians.

Developer loses bid to raise house prices for KQ staff
Epco builders has been seeking to increase home prices, citing cost escalations

All the wild horses are extinct: study
New study unexpectedly rewrites the horse family tree based on a new DNA analysis of their ancestry.

North Korea calls UN chief 'henchman' of the US
The Security Council last year imposed three new sets of sanctions over missile tests.

Donald Trump threatens to pull law enforcement from California
US president fumes at immigration situation.

Wheat flour price falls again on low demand
The cost of most brands has reduced by between Sh5 and Sh6 to retail at less than Sh110 which is the same as the average price of maize flour.

Five-day assault on Syria enclave kills more than 400
People huddled in their basements as government forces bombed the area.

BY THE BOOK: Carey Baraka
Carey Baraka is a writer from Kisumu, Kenya. He is a founding editor and member of Enkare Review.

DR NG'ANG'A: What can I do about my irregular periods?
I am a 42-year-old lady and have been using injectable contraceptives for the past 10 years.

US expands fraud charges against ex-Trump campaigners
They are accused of laundering $75 million through offshore accounts, many of them in Cyprus.

Trump, gun lobby chief push to arm citizens as solution to shootings
To stop a bad guy with a gun, it takes a good guy with a gun, NRA says.

WANG'OMBE: Golf ‘Pharisees’ shouldn’t terrorise hapless newbies
The last thing we need, is a tiff.

Breweries join Kenya Open golf sponsors
This marks the 17th year that KBL has been part of the sponsorship of the now Open.

The African Union may be grasping that solutions to security problems must be home-grown
It is time Africa should consider its cultural heritage as a peace-making instrument.

Qatar to plant trees to spruce up World Cup venues
Qatar has come under intense criticism since being awarded the World Cup.

Allen Gichuhi wins LSK poll, provisional results show
Commercial litigation advocate beats James Mwamu by 530 votes: provisional results.

BAK names female boxers for Commonwealth Games
The quartet represented the country in the inaugural India Open Boxing tournament.

Musalia differs with Raila on fresh elections
Mr Mudavadi warned that Nasa risked losing sight of the ball.

Review of boundaries to take place after census
Chebukati said the commission will not create new constituencies.

A bit of honesty, foresight and efficiency can reduce suffering
The counties can also mobilise communities to work with the security forces to fight cattle rustling.

Quest for electoral justice is crucial
The national electoral justice system is responsible for the management of electoral processes.

‘Big Four’: Lessons from the Asian Tigers
South Korea and Taiwan invested heavily in land reforms.

Opinion editor offers advice on how best to present your article
Contributors should not submit articles through the personal emails of NMG staff members.

Businessman 'clears' CS Karoney of blame in land row
He said Ms Karoney legally bought the 17-acre parcel of land from him.

Fight for Sh700m Yogesh Sapra estate rages
Dr Sapra has denied the charge and is out on bond.

Diploma teacher colleges lower enrolment grade
Previously, students joining diploma colleges were required to have a minimum score of C+,.

Students fail to take up slots in private varsities
The board used Sh2 billion to place the students in the private universities.

TSC asks for funds to help end teacher shortage
Mrs Macharia said 400 teachers for tertiary institutions will be hired to support government programmes.

MPs task PSC to fight to retain high pay
Last year, the SRC reduced MPs pay from Sh710,000 to Sh621,250 per month.

Red Cross appeals for Sh1bn to fight hunger
At least 3.4 million Kenyans are estimated to be facing hunger across the country.

KRA loses Sh2.5bn tax bid on Brazilian sugar
KRA said it will appeal against the decision.

The cutting edge
CAR POOLING: As part of the solution to the terrible traffic jams on the Thika Superhighway, Emily Chepkorir proposes that motorists should, as a short-term measure, get together and start a car pooling campaign to reduce the number of vehicles on the road at any time “as we are really suffering nowadays”. But she is convinced that, in the long-term, the government cannot run away from developing a transport infrastructure that includes comfortable intra-city trains. “This way, we will have our cars at home.” Her contact is

Support food aid appeal
We have a crisis on our hands as the next harvest will not be in until later in the year.

Seek prudent ways to tame rising debt
Ordinarily, governments borrow to make ends meet.

End the endemic traffic jam on Mombasa Road
The KeNHA and Machakos County should not allow a bus stop in the middle of a busy highway.

Unicef boss Justin Forsyth resigns
He said he "apologised unreservedly" to the three workers at the time.

Ministry reshaping education in line with needs, aspirations
The curriculum reform process is anchored on policy and legislation.  

Strengthen Commonwealth scholarships plan – CS Amina
Kenya will host the next Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers.

Rooney chose Everton 'pressure' over China payday
"That's not me, I need those goals, I need that pressure."

SPONSORED CONTENT: MKU partners with Bungoma County to reduce infant deaths
Bungoma is among six counties with the worst new-born mortality indicators.

'Experts' to the fore as Ronaldo, Messi again rule in Europe
The expectations will be much higher for the return fixture.

Makhokho rout Shikokho in school games
Makhokho stepped up their game which saw Kiplimo touch down another unconverted try.

Muntari signs on for Deportivo rescue mission
The 33-year-old former AC Milan and Inter Milan star had been training with Deportivo.

What are you doing for your community?
We engage four young people that are heading life-changing initiatives in their communities

JOBS: Learn how to moonlight like a pro
Carving out something else away from your main job is a good contingency plan

1,000 tourists arrive as high season ends
MS Insignia, a luxury vessel operated by Oceania Cruises, called at the Port of Mombasa on Thursday with 1,066 tourists.

I still take a matatu when it is convenient
Mathew Gathua is the Founder, Valentine Cake House