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Sarah Wairimu Cohen files an application in court seeking to be released ahead of her husband’s funeral on Monday.

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2,634 total views, no views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT,2019-Sarah Wairimu Cohen on Friday  filed an application in court seeking to be released to attend her husband’s funeral on Monday. She is seeking orders to be escorted to the Jewish cemetery where the late Tob Cohen will be buried. Lawyer Philip Murgor urged the court to hear the plea as a matter of urgency so that his client is not “denied of her right to accord her husband a decent burial and pay her last respects.” The advocate also reiterated that…

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Cohen’s testament opened but the content remains unknown

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2,586 total views, 1 views today BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2019-The  Dutch tycoon Tob Cohen’s will  was opened on Friday even as  his widow Sarah Wairimu, who has questioned its authenticity stayed away. The will, which lawyer Chege Kirundi said was prepared at his office within Bruce House, was contained in a small brown envelope, that had been sealed with straps. Lawyer Kirundi however did not  reveal when it was prepared, during a press conference attended by Cohen’s siblings Gabrie and Bernard. Family friend Patrick Muiruri  who is a former Gatundu North…

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Education Ministry puts teachers found using Teachers found using Blood Ties book on Notice,says they risk 3 years in jail

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2,570 total views, 1 views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2019-The Education Ministry has put  teachers found using unapproved books such as Blood Ties on notice  saying they risk 3 years in jail. In a statement released on Thursday, the Ministry noted that some schools are procuring unapproved books that contain unsuitable content. “You are therefor required to bring to the immediate attention of all Principals and Headteachers that only books listed in the Orange Book are allowed for use in schools,” the statement from Elyas Abdi, Director General for Basic Education,…

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KCB Group Plc Appoints New Managing Director at National Bank of Kenya Following Central Bank of Kenya Approval

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1,361 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2019-KCB Group Plc has appointed Mr. Paul Russo as the Managing Director of National Bank of Kenya (NBK, following an approval by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK). Mr. Russo will lead the integration of NBK into KCB, taking over from Wilfred Musau, the outgoing NBK MD and CEO who has been assigned a new role at KCB Group to support the integration. On Thursday, the CBK gave a fit to serve approval for Mr Russo who is the KCB Group Director…

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Tob Cohen’s Will Set To Be Opened at 11:30am Friday

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996 total views, no views today BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,20TH SEPT 2019-Dutch billionaire Tob Cohen’s will and testament will be read today Friday at 11.30 am. A letter from Kirundi & Company law firm says  the will will be opened tomorrow since his body was positively identified yesterday at Chiromo mortuary. The letter is addressed to Sarah Wairimu’s lawyer Philip Murgor, Danstan Omari, the deceased’s sister Gabrielle Cohen and a Bernard Cohen. “This is to notify you that since the body of Tob Cohen was identified yesterday the 18th September, 2019 at…

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