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 Mr Senzo Mchunu has expressed his shock following the untimely death of Mr Ronnie Vusimuzi Bhengu, the Head of the Department of Community Safety and Liaison. | Read More |
The Honourable Mayor of Emnambithi/Ladysmith Cllr MV Madlala, Chief Whip Cllr T Ngubane, reverends, pastors, representatives from Men`s sector, Brothers for life, councillors as well and many other men and women, were part of a men`s gathering/ men`s dialogue at Ladysmith town hall on the 19th November 2013. | 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 "|