Diploma de Grad, Institute Superior Pedagogique, Lubumbashi, Katanga, Republic of the Congo, 1994. Diploma de licence, Institute Superior Pedagogique, Lubumbashi, Katanga, Republic of the Congo, 1997. Post graduate diploma, University Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 2000.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, 2005.
High School. teacher Lycee International Victor Hugo, Lubumbashi, 1995—1996. Junior lecturer Institute Superior Pedagogique, 1997—1999. Teaching, research, administrative assistant University Cape Town, 2000—2005, research fellow, 2006—2007, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, since 2007, lecturer, since 2008.
Language quality valuator Nokia (Outsourced), Cape Town, 2003—2007, Motorola (Outsourced, Cape Town, 2008. Language consultant Institute Justice and Reconciliation, Cape Town, 2005—2009. Co-editor Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies Journal, Cape Town, since 2008.
Co-author: (book) Understanding concepts in mathematics and science (South African Translate Institute Award, 2009). Contributor articles to professional journals.
Secretary SHADE - Not Profit Organization, Cape Town, 2002—2009. Member of International Assn.Transl. and Inter-Cultural Studies (chairman nominations committee since 2006), Southern African Applied Linguistics Association (assistant secretary 2006-2009).
Married Mireille Kayembe Masengu. 1 child Joshua Kabenga.