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Africa: Ajami Writing System

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Education, History

Do you know Ajami writing system [1]?: “Ajami writing system has been used for at least at least a thousands years in parts of Africa. As I understand it, the script is a modification of Arabic incorporating local languages such as Hausa [mainly the northern regions of Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana] and Fula – Fulani [mainly Gambia, Senegal, Nigeria, Niger].”