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Momolu Duwalu Bukele
Inventor, Person

Momolu Duwalu Bukele was the inventor of the Vai syllabary used for writing the Vai language of Liberia — one of the few sub-Saharan African languages to develop its own writing system. Bukele is thought to have invented it around 1833, although...

Vai people

The Vai are a Manden ethnic group that live mostly in Liberia, with a small minority living in south-eastern Sierra Leone. The Vai are known for their indigenous syllabic writing system, developed in the 1820s by Momolu Duwalu Bukele and other tribal...