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1. Kanye West celebrates wife Kim Kardashian on becoming a billionaire
Music star Kanye West is celebrating his wife Kim Kardashian west on attaining billionaire status.
“I am so proud of my beautiful wife Kim Kardashian West for officially becoming a billionaire,” Kanye wrote on Twitter. “You’ve weathered the craziest storms and now God is shining on you and our family. So blessed this is still life. So I made you this still life. We love you so much.” Kim Kardashian billionaire News.
Kanye’s tweet comes after his wife sold 20 percent of her KKW Beauty company to beauty giant COTY for $200 million. The deal announced on Monday values KKW Beauty at $1 billion, making Kim Kardashian West worth about $900 million, according to Forbes’ estimates.
2. Two arrested for producing fake COVID-19 cures in Ghana
The Police have arrested two persons for allegedly manufacturing herbal medicines purported to cure the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The illegal activities of the two self-acclaimed doctors, Dr. Abdellah, the Director of Dr. Abdellah Herbal Home and his Research Assistant, Dr. Abdul Sarnad Bin Musa, were exposed by investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, in his latest investigative pieces aimed at shedding light on a COVID-19 scam said to be worth tens of thousands of dollars.
A statement issued by the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) on Monday, June 29 and signed by its Chief Executive, Delese Darko, said the unregistered products, which were being manufactured at Kojo Ashong, a village near Amasaman, had been falsely labeled to bear forged FDA registration number FDB/TMP03709 on both products and also had March 2020 and March 2021 as their manufacturing and expiry dates respectively.
3. South Africa: Gender-based violence protest in Durban ends in several arrests
On Saturday, June 27, protesters gathered on the Durban beachfront to raise awareness for gender-based violence. The nationwide march was organized by the anti-GBV movement of Stellenbosch University after several weeks of reports and calls for action against the issue.
Police arrived shortly after the protesters gathered and ordered them to disperse, saying they were contravening Level 3 lockdown regulations and did not have permission to march. Protesters were wearing masks and maintaining social distancing as urged by the organizers but were warned that if they continued to march, they would be arrested. Kim Kardashian billionaire News.
Following the warning, protesters split into smaller groups and marched in different directions to limit gathering numbers. Police followed and intercepted each group, stopping the marches and in some cases using stun grenades to disperse crowds.
4. Flu virus with ‘pandemic potential’ found in China
A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It emerged recently and is carried by pigs, but can infect humans, they say. The researchers are concerned that it could mutate further so that it can spread easily from person to person, and trigger a global outbreak.
While it is not an immediate problem, they say, it has all the hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans and needs close monitoring. As it’s new, people could have little or no immunity to the virus.
5. Juventus’ Miralem Pjanic and Barcelona’s Arthur in swap deal
Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic will join Barcelona at the end of the season in a swap deal with Brazil international Arthur. Bosnian Pjanic, 30, has agreed a deal worth an initial 60m euros (£54.9m), with a further 5m (£4.6m) in add-ons. He made 214 appearances for Serie A champions Juve after joining in 2016.
Meanwhile, Arthur, 23, who joined Barca from Gremio on a six-year deal in 2018, will move for an initial 72m euros (£66m), with 10m (£9.1m) in add-ons. Arthur will remain with Barcelona until the end of the season. Kim Kardashian billionaire News.
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