His death sparked protests in Minneapolis and around the country, some of which became violent.
A new update is that Floyd's family have accepted Mayweather's proposal, with people close to the undefeated boxer telling TMZ: 'He is just doing what he feels is right in his heart'.
South Korea allows use of Gileads remdesivir to treat Covid-19 patients
The drug, from the Gilead's manufacturing site, would be imported by Mumbai-based Klinera Global Services, the sources said. The South Korean government said the drug had proved "clinically meaningful" in cutting patients' recovery time.
Mayweather has committed to paying the bill for all of them.
Floyd died at a nearby hospital after a Minneapolis police offer, Derek Chauvin, kneeled on the back of Floyd's neck for almost nine straight minutes. The funerals will be held in Houston, Minnesota, Charlotte, and another location to be named at a later date.
Anzel Jennings, the CEO of Mayweather's TMT music label, grew up with Floyd, according to TMZ.
BlackLivesMatter hashtag taken over by blank images on Instagram
Activists instead recommended tagging the posts #BlackOutTuesday . "This is not a day for me to be silent", she said. Martin Luther King III - the oldest son of civil-rights icon Martin Luther King Jr.
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Ghana's president Nana Akufo-Addo has joined discerning voices to express deep condolences to the family of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by a white police officer. Chauvin was sacked the day after but did not get charged with murder until May 29. Alexander Kueng are the three other officers who have been fired from the Minneapolis Police Department but not arrested or charged. Hernandez died 13 years later of cancer, and Mayweather handled funeral expenses.
The 43-year-old Mayweather is said to have been so frustrated with the way George Floyd lost his life in the hands of the police, who refused to allow him to stand.
State of emergency extended for Ontario
Groups that advocate for Ontario's farmers say a worker shortage could threaten the harvest of some crops across the province. With 29,047 cases now confirmed in total, this represents a relatively modest increase rate of 1.2 per cent.
He won his first world championship against Genaro Hernandez back in 1998.