Rave News Digest: Hushpuppi And Cohorts Arrested, CDC Warns Americans, Roger Federer + More
Hushpuppi and cohorts have been arrested for fraud, CDC official warns Americans, Roger Federer missing the rest of the 2020 season. Stay in the know with our Rave News Digest which summarizes five of the hottest global news you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Consider it your daily news fix.
Here is a rundown of five of the hottest news topics…
1. Hushpuppi, 3 Others, were arrested by Interpol and FBI
According to reports circulating, it was gathered that Ray Hushpuppi who lives in Dubai and an accomplice, Mr. Woodbery who lives in the US defrauded an American state of $35 million and have been arrested. Hushpuppi arrested in Dubai
The money was budgeted to purchase ventilators for COVID-19 treatment purposes on persons suffering from the coronavirus in America. It was also gathered that Hushpuppi, Woodberry, and two of their men who hijacked the money were arrested by the INTERPOL and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A video making rounds on social media revealed how Hushpuppi and his cohorts were allegedly surrounded by the International police and FBI.
2. Noguchi tests herbal medicines for COVID-19 treatment in Ghana
The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) of the University of Ghana has indicated that it has received a number of local herbal medicines which are being considered for the possible treatment of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The Director of the NMIMR, Professor Abraham Kwabena Annan, told the media that the institute had set up a platform to test and determine whether the local herbal preparations presented to the center had the efficacy to treat COVID-19 and also determine the possible side effects of the medicines. Hushpuppi arrested in Dubai
After testing, he said, the results would be handed over to the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), the main regulatory agency for herbal preparations.
3. Dora Dlamini, ANC MP in South Africa confirmed dead
A 57-year-old ANC MP has been confirmed dead by the party’s chief whip after she was taken ill on Tuesday. Dora Dlamini was one of the 231 representatives of the ruling party who was sworn into the sixth Parliament last year. Her last act of duty saw her attend a Plenary session via Zoom.
Elected as an ANC MP only 13 months ago, Dora Dlamini sadly lost her life just hours after undertaking some official Parliamentary business.
4. ‘We are still in a pandemic,’ CDC official warns Americans
While states have reopened businesses and life in the U.S. is starting to regain a sense of normalcy, a leading health expert is warning “we are still in a pandemic.”
Many people remain vulnerable to the disease, and the pandemic will continue as long as there’s a readily transmissible virus and a population with little or no immunity to it, said Dr. Jay Butler, head of the COVID-19 response at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hushpuppi arrested in Dubai
5. Roger Federer to miss rest of 2020 after a further knee operation
Roger Federer will miss the rest of the 2020 season after having a further operation on his right knee. The 20-time Grand Slam winner had the initial arthroscopic surgery in February but said he suffered a “setback” with his rehabilitation.
Professional tennis has been suspended since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“I will look forward to seeing everyone back on tour at the start of the 2021 season,” the 38-year-old Swiss said.
Federer has not played since losing to Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open semi-finals in January. Hushpuppi arrested in Dubai
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