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Emnambithi/ Ladysmith Municipality

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

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Uthukela District Municipality

Uthukela District Municipality

Emnambithi/Ladysmith is part of the Uthukela District Municipality which comprises the following local municipalities:

Latest News

Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality condemns the vandalism of infrastructure at service delivery protest

The Mayor Councillor M V Madlala wishes to apologize on behalf of the Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality to the communities of Colenso, KwaGodi, Burford, Roosboom, Driefontein and KwaManzini for the disruptions that occurred during the protests. We want to thank you for allowing the Mayor and Ward Councillors to facilitate meetings that managed to clarify the reasons for the delays on issues of service delivery. | Read More |

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr BE Nzimande, MP on the publication of the Draft Social Inclusion Policy Framework in the Government Gazette for Public Comment

The Department of Higher Education and Training has, since its inception after the 2009 democratic elections in South Africa, prioritised the strengthening of transformation in the Post-School Education and Training System (PSET). | Read More |

Mandela day

As Friday 18 July was Mandela Day, the Emnambith/Ladysmith municipality Mayor Cllr M V Madlala, Deputy Mayor Cllr SR Mfusi, ward 7 councillor Cllr Madinane, Operation Sukuma Sakhe, the office of the MEC of transport, community safety and liaison Mr Willies Mchunu and Ali-Imdad foundation and various stakeholders gathered in St Chads to lay a foundation of a house that is being built. The house is being built by the Al-Imdaad foundation for Mr Mbongwa who lives alone in a small house that is not in a suitable condition. Mr Mbongwa is physically challenged and is unable to talk. The house is projected to be complete before the end of August. | Read More |

Loliwe Tourism Train

The Loliwe Tourism Train stopped in Ladysmith on Friday 4 July 2014. The train passengers were A-List South African celebrities who were travelling from Johannesburg to Durban to be part of the Vodacom Durban July. The Emnambithi/Ladysmith Mayor Cllr MV Madlala hosted a breakfast for the guests at the Crown hotel. One of the guests was the first lady of South African Mrs Nompumelelo Zuma. | Read More |

Purpose Statement Vision
"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 "



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