French Master, Dakar University, Senegal, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy in Nuclear Physics, Clermont University, France, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Photochemistry, Dakar University, 1992.
Assistant professor, Dakar U., Senegal, 1986-1992; associate professor, Dakar U., Senegal, since 1993.
General secretary Labor Union, Dakar, since 1986.
Married Catherine Doupeux, June 7, 1990. 1 child, Maël Karim.