Inside Africa’s Covid catastrophe
The pandemic has taken a toll on Africa — but it also offers the opportunity for a wide-ranging reset in terms of political consciousness as well as economic and technological opportunities
Graffiti on a grey high school wall in the Senegalese capital of Dakar shows people in face masks, others coughing into their elbows and, a bit further on, hands reaching for sanitiser. "Duma virus," says a message in Wolof, a local language. "I am not a virus."
The street art is aimed at educating people about Covid-19, as well as de-stigmatising the virus.