uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality

Agriculture and Tourism contribute to the local economy. This municipality has one of the largest natural fresh water lakes in South Africa called Lake Sibhayi. This includes heritage sites such as Isimangaliso Wetland Park and St Lucia Lake. Local people use traditional fishing methods to fish in the estuary which provides an important protein source to locals in the area. The aim of Umhlabuyalingana is to be the most democratic and developmental municipality and its mission is to create a sustainable development which promotes equality, freedom, poverty reduction and quality of life for all communities.

Know your Councillors:

Mayor - Cllr. T.S. Mkhombo

Municipal Manager - Mr. S.E. Bukhosini

Deputy Mayor - Cllr. M.N. Nxumalo

Speaker - Cllr. N.S. Mthembu

Contacts Details:

Telephone: +27 35 592 0680

Fax: +27 35 592 0672

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Address: Main Road R22, KwaNgwanase
               Private Bag X901


Mbazwana Testing Centre:
035 571 0574
In case of Emergency: 083 269 6888