Department: Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs

Contact details

Physical: 1st Floor, Heritage House, 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg
Postal: Private Bag X9152, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Tel: 033 264 2500
Fax: 033 310 5416


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs is to develop and implement strategies that drive economic growth; be a catalyst for economic transformation and development; provide leadership and facilitate integrated economic planning and development; and create a conducive environment for investment.

The Department's strategic goals are to lead and coordinate integrated economic planning and development; facilitate sustainable and inclusive economic growth to ensure job creation; develop and transform the tourism sector to achieve destination competitiveness; and build a vibrant institution for superior performance.

Office Bearers

Mr S Zikalala
Head of Department
Mr D Golding

Mr Sihle Zikalala
Head of Department:
Mr Desmond Golding
Ms Noluthando Mngadi
Deputy Directors General:
Mr Sibusiso Myeza (Integrated Economic Development Services)
Mr Zeph Nhleko (Trade and Industry Development)
Mr Bongani Shezi (Administration)
Senior Management:
Ms Sihle Mazibuko (Manager: Operations )
Mr Boyce Mntambo (Manager: Corporate Communication )
Ms Lwandlekazi Mqedlana (Manager: Intergovernmental Relations (Office of the HOD))
Ms Makhosi Mzizi (Manager: LED)
Mr Logan Naidu (Manager: Human Resource Management)
Mr Sithembiso Nkatha (Manager: Legal Services)
Mr Smanga Sethene (Head of Ministry )
Mr Stephen Wust (Manager: Financial Management)
Communications Officers:
Mr Bheko Madlala (Manager: PR and Media Liaison)
Mr Harry Mchunu (Media Liaison Officer and General Manager: Corporate Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a3 143 6162 521 3211 789 685
Actual Expendituren/a2 955 8032 515 2161 737 956
Employee Compensationn/a264 793148 280130 820
Goods and Servicesn/a362 032379 799456 726
Capital Assetsn/a33 10710 4522 869
Unauthorised Expendituren/a-15 547-
Irregular Expendituren/a28 53232 67120 884
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a-527695
Posts Approvedn/a579355356
Posts Filledn/a507288281
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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