Africa’s vice presidents have felt the wrath of Covid-19, with seven testing positive for Covid-19 so far.
In May, three of five of South Sudan’s VPs – James Wani Igga, Riek Machar and Hussein Abdelbagi – tested positive for Covid-19.
Gambia’s VP Isatou Touray went into self-isolation after he tested positive in late July.
Then Liberia’s VP Jewel Howard-Taylor followed recently in August.
Namibia’s VP Nangolo Mbumba and his wife Susitjie are about to finish 14 days of self-isolation.
And Zambia’s VP Inonge Mutukwa tested positive last Wednesday.