uMshwathi Local Municipality
uMshwathi LM sits in the KwaZulu-Natal province as a local municipality of uMgungundlovu District Municipality. The
uMshwathi Municipality features transportation networks such as the R33 (Old Greytown Road) and the R614 (Wartburg
Road) which provide linkages from main centres such as Durban and Pietermaritzburg, to the interior of the province such
as Greytown and Dundee. At a local level, both the R33 and the R614 have been identified as primary corridors that have
the potential to become key development routes within the Municipality and Province by linking markets, places and
National Building and Social Cohesion
Safety and Security
Safety and Security
The plan defines crime prevention and community safety and describes several commonly used, crime prevention and community safety models. Achieving a safer community requires a combined approached from both Municipality and community. Since uMshwathi Municipality did not have a crime safety plan and only started with the Safety Plan towards the end of 2016/2017, action plan will be developed that will shape uMshwathi Municipality work into the future around crime prevention and community safety. Therefore, the Action Plan relies upon for going partnerships with key community role players in crime prevention and safety, including all stakeholders of uMshwathi Municipality which is all five (5) police stations within our Municipality, the Department of Community Safety, government department and NGO’s to ensure the.
The Minister of Human Settlements, Ms Mmamoloko Kubayi and MEC Mr Jomo Sibiya met with Leadership and Officials of uMgungundlovu District and uMshwathi Local Municipality . They then visited Housing project in Trust Feed in Ward 9 to inspect Slums clearance project.Mayor of UMshwathi , Cllr Mandla Zondi appreciated the support they received from Department of Human Settlements. He further indicated that the housing project will have a positive impact on the lives of people who were long been marginalized by apartheid.
189 community members of uMshwathi who were affected by the last month unrest received food parcels donated by ILOVO. Thanks 👏 to all ward’s leadership for effort , solidarity and prompt response to the crisis. May God give all of you more courage and power ✊🏼 to do more for the people.
Officially unveiling of three recently completed bridges
Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure, Patricia de Lille, Deputy Minister, Noxolo Kiviet along with the MEC for Transport in KwaZulu Natal, Peggy Nkonyeni and other local leaders have arrived at Ekhamanzi area in the uMshwathi Minicipality to officially unveil three recently completed bridges in the area. These projects will significantly improve the community’s access to social amenities such as schools and clinics.
uMshwathi Bulk Water Scheme
Community members of uMshwathi as a whole appreciated the water scheme. Mayor of uMshwathi Cllr Mandla Zondi urged community members to look after water infrastructure