Mandombe | A writing system

From Emergent Africa Thu Nov 29 2012, 06:00:00

In Kumatoo a new writing system:

Wabeladio Payi from Congo-Kinshasa is the inventor of the Mandombe writing. The word Mandombe means "that which is Black" in Kongo language. The journey of this writing started in 1978.

On its growth:

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