The Stories You Need To Know: South African Athlete Sets Another World Record, Malawi Launches Humanitarian Drone Service, And More
Wayde Van Niekerk sets new 300m dash world record, and other stories from the continent.
MALAWI–Unicef and the government of Malawi have launched an air corridor for humanitarian drones to deliver medical supplies. The corridor is the first of its kind in Africa. Read the full story here.
SOUTH AFRICA–Olympic champion Wayde Van Niekerk has set yet another world record. This time it’s for the seldom-run 300m dash, which he partook in, in Ostrava, Czech Republic on Wednesday night. Read the full story here.
WORLD BEST of 30.81 by @WaydeDreamer over 300m in Ostrava!
— IAAF (@iaaforg) 28 June 2017
KENYA–Kenya is the first African country to start using a generic version of Dolutegravir, the latest AIDS drug that can improve and prolong the lives of people who suffer severe side effects and resistance to other AIDS treatments. Read the full story here.