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/Management

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)
Chief Directors:
Mr Harry Mchunu (Corporate Communications)
Mr Boyce Mntambo (Corporate Communications)
Senior Management:
Ms Sihle Mazibuko (Manager: Operations )
Ms Lwandlekazi Mqedlana (Manager: Intergovernmental Relations [Office of the HOD])
Mr Kwazi Mshengu (Head of Ministry)
Ms Makhosi Mzizi (Manager: LED)
Mr Logan Naidu (Manager: Human Resource Management)
Mr Sithembiso Nkatha (Manager: Legal Services)
Mr Stephen Wust (Manager: Financial Management)
Communications Officers:
Mr Bheko Madlala (Manager: PR and Media Liaison)
Mr Bongani Tembe (Director: PR and Media Liaison)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially Unqualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a3 060 8453 143 6162 521 321
Actual Expendituren/a2 983 5852 955 8032 515 216
Employee Compensationn/a276 699264 793148 280
Goods and Servicesn/a373 391362 032379 799
Capital Assetsn/a3 84333 10710 452
Unauthorised Expendituren/a6 986-15 547
Irregular Expendituren/a12 76728 53232 671
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a166-527
Posts Approvedn/a604579355
Posts Filledn/a495507288
Sources n/a Annual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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