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:
KwaZulu-Natal Premier Senzo Mchunu has commended the President of the Republic His Excellency J.G Zuma for demonstrating that it is possible to set goals and achieve them. He was speaking at the ICC in Durban today during the Open Day of Operation Phakisa. During the event, Zuma presented the Operation Phakisa Report which focuses on the "Ocean Economy". | Read More |
The Emnambithi/Ladysmith Municipalities LED section hosted an event to re-launch the Business retention and expansion programme at the Royal Hotel this month. The event took place amongst some of the prominent business men and women of Ladysmith as well as with Trade and Investment KZN. | Read More |
KwaZulu-Natal Province Premier Senzo Mchunu has described the launch of the Dube Trade Development Zone as a fitting tribute to the first President of the ruling party the African National Congress - Dr John Langalibalele Dube. He was speaking today in an event attended by the President of the Republic Jacob Zuma and Minister of Trade and Industry Dr Rob Davies. | Read More |
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 |
|"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 "|