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Integrated Development Plan 2012-2017

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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

Mayor and rapid response team attend the Matiwaneskop communities concerns

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 |

Nkuthu community hall handed over to the community

The Emnambithi/Ladysmith Mayor Cllr MV Madlala officially opened and handed over the Nkuthu community hall on 11 February 2016. The hand over took place amongst a large number of community members who had gathered to witness the benefits of service delivery. | Read More |

Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality awards top 30 matriculants

The Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality awarded the top 30 matriculants who passed with the highest marks on Friday 22 January 2015. The awards ceremony took place at Ladysmith Town where the top 30 matriculants, along with their parents and family members gathered as they were addressed by the Mayor Cllr MV Madlala. Each top achiever was awarded with a recognition certifivate and trophy as a sign of appreciation on a job well done on behalf of the Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality. | Read More |

Public safety launches festive season road safety campaign

The Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipality`s traffic law enforcement officers under the Public Safety section launched the Festive Season Road Safety Campaign on Friday 13 November on the N11. | 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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