Municipal Mayor

South Africa’s National Development Plan aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030 to create a

Service Delivery

Upgrading the Shemula Water Treatment plant to benefit 62 700 households in Jozini and uMhlabuyalingana.  

Executive Committee

Mayor Cllr Solomon Mkhombo with his assistants; Deputy Mayor Cllr Fikile Hlabisa and Speaker Cllr Solomon Msane

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wcv 1Welcome to Umkhanyakude District Municipality.
UMkhanyakude District Municipality is located in the far Northern region of KwaZuluNatal Province in South Africa (32,014489; -27,622242). At 12 818 km2 and with a population totalling 625,846, the District is the 2nd largest District in KwaZulu-Natal, in terms of size, behind its neighbouring District, Zululand District Municipality. UMkhanyakude District also has the World Heritage Site known as Isimangaliso Wetland Park which encompasses the entire coastline of more than 200 km. 
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News Updates

tendani, Wednesday, 29 March 2017
UMKHANYAKUDE District has finally been able to elect its office bearers, after the month long delays. Newly elected uMkhanyakude Mayor Cllr Solomon Mkhombo with his assistants; Deputy Mayor Cllr ...
tendani, Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Recognition was paid to science teachers in uMkhanyakude District whose pupils excelled in the matric exams. The annual science teachers awards, which recognises schools that excelled and improved ...
tendani, Wednesday, 29 March 2017
KZN police management deployed additional police to patrol the area Boxes loaded with counterfeit shoes and takkies confiscated by the Public Order Police and Tactical Response Team at Mbazwana on ...
tendani, Wednesday, 29 March 2017
The district’s agriculture and tourism sectors should be utilised more POSITIONING uMkhanyakude District as one of the most attractive investment destinations in KZN is the aim of the ...





swater 2The use of hosepipes from municipal supply mains • Watering of gardens • Filling of swimming pools • Washing of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats, etc. • Washing of paths, paved areas and roads • The use of irrigation/sprinkler systems • Automatic flushing urinals - these shall be turned off in all public buildings when vacated and prohibited in new buildings The municipality urges all residents within the district to please use water sparingly. Thank You!

Contact Us

  • Address : Harlingen No. 13433,Kingfisher Road,Mkuze, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • Email :
  • Phone 1 : +27355738600
  • Fax Number : +27355731094

Emergency Numbers

Police Station: 035 573 1088/1080 or 10111
Clinic: 035 573 1082
Fire Department: 035 573 1080
Ambulence - EMRS: 035 573 9200