Emnambithi- Ladysmith forms part of the Uthukela District Municipality, with Ladysmith, Ezakheni, Steadville and Colenso/Nkanyezi as the main urban areas. Ladysmith is the primary urban area, located along the N11 National Route, 20 kilometres off the National N3 route. Ladysmith is 370 kilometres from Johannesburg and 250 kilometres from Durban.
The priority development key issues for eMnambithi/Ladysmith are: physical infrastructure and services; social development and services; economic development; land reform, environment and land use management; institutional development; financial development, and democracy and governance.Urban areas have far more services than rural ones but a much lower population, indicating a clear imbalance in provision. The Driefontein Complex has been identified as an area for priority spending. It has the highest population concentration but the lowest service standards Economy
Emnambithi/Ladysmith is part of the Uthukela District Municipality which comprises the following local municipalities:
The Alfred Duma Local Municipality (formerly known as Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality and Indaka Municipality) in partnership with Tsori Capital secures R18 million funding from Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA) for the establishment of a waste sorting and baling plant that will be owned and managed by 5 co-operatives | Read More |
The Alfred Duma Local Municipality as an initiative to stimulate economic growth within its municipality invites prospective developers to take an opportunity to participate in mixed use development around the town of Ladysmith. | Read More |
The province of KwaZulu Natal is commemorating and celebrating 16 years of local government. | Read More |
Emnambith/Ladysmith Municipality Mayor Cllr M V Madlala with the rapid response team of the municipality which incudes, councillors and municipal officials held a community meeting with the community of Matiwaneskop ward 24 after a recent protest that was staged by community members in the area. | Read More |
|"The purpose of the Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality is to provide a well serviced, safe, healthy and economically viable environment that enables all residents to take action so that all communities enjoy a high quality of life"||"By 2021, Emnambithi/Ladysmith will be KZN's vibrant, industrial, commercial, trade and tourism inter-link, where all residents enjoy a prosperous, caring, safe and secure environment which promotes cultural diversity "|