Ms DP LETSATSI-DUBA

PROFILE OF MS DP LETSATSI-DUBA, MP, MINISTER OF STATE SECURITY

Ms Dipuo Bertha Letsastsi-Duba was born and raised in Gauteng.  She completed her secondary education at Luanshya Girls' High School in Zambia and completed a Diploma in Political Science in Cuba in 1987.  She has also completed a Diploma in Mass Communication from Zimbabwe Harare Polytech.

In 1982 she went into exile to join the ANC and Umkhonto we Sizwe. She also worked as the editor in chief of Voice of Women (ANC Women’s Journal) and as a Media Liaison Officer in the ANC Headquarters (Shell House) from 1992 to 1994.  In 2007 she was elected to serve the Provincial Executive Committee of Limpopo and as Provincial Treasurer of the ANC in 2008. She previously served as a Member of the Limpopo Legislature and MEC for Agriculture and, prior to her appointment to the National Executive, as Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises.  She served as the Deputy Minister of Public Service And Administration until her appointment as Minister of State Security on 26 February 2018.