Sub-Saharan Africa University (SSAU)

SSAU is a community's centered Higher Learning Institution created in, 2014 in Goma, DRC. SSAU complies with National regulations of Higher Learning Institutions in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Location of SSAU

SSAU is located in the center of the city of Goma. Goma is the capital city of North Kivu Province in eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Located about 1500 meters above sea level in the Rift Valley. The town is built along and north of Lake Kivu on old lava flows from Virunga volcanic chain, mainly those of the Nyiragongo volcano which dominates almost 2000 meters to 20 km further north.

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Sub Saharan University Press


Founded in 2015, Sub-Saharan Africa University press (SSAUP) is a publishing house of Sub-Saharan Africa University “Universite de l’Afrique Sub-Saharienne). SSAUP is based in Goma, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Central to SSAUP is to promote African scholarship and encourage the culture of knowledge production and sharing among African scholars. SSAUP encourages and promotes publication in African indigenous languages. The languages of publication are English, French, and Kiswahili. SSAUP hopes to expand publication in other African indigenous knowledge.

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Quartier Murara, Commune Karisimbi, City of Goma, North-Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo