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ISO/IEC 8859, is a standard for 8-bit character encodings for use by computers. The standard is divided into 15 numbered, separately published parts, for various script requirements. There never was a part published specifically for any African language requirements other than Arabic script for Arabic.
ISO 8859-1 covers most West European languages and is still a common encoding for web pages. For more info:
ISO 8859-6 covers ASCII Latin and the Arabic characters necessary for the Arabic language. For more info:
ISO 8859-15 is a revision of part 1 that includes some characters used in French, Finnish, and Estonian not covered in other parts of the standard.