Department: Transport

Contact details

Physical: 172 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Postal: Private Bag X9043, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Tel: 033 355 8600
Fax: 033 355 8092


The mission of the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport is to provide the public with a road transportation system that is safe, integrated, regulated, affordable and accessible.

The Department's core functions are to construct, maintain and repair the provincial road network through constructing and maintaining a balanced road network that meets the mobility needs of the citizens of KwaZulu-Natal, while supporting the national and provincial growth and development strategies; and plan, regulate and provide an integrated transportation system through regulating public transport whilst ensuring access to safe, efficient and affordable public transportation, and facilitating the development of the freight transport industry and the minimisation of the negative externalities resultant from the transportation of freight.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr TM Kaunda
Head of Department
Mr S Gumbi

Mr Thomas Mxolisi Kaunda
Head of Department:
Mr Sibusiso Gumbi
Mr Wayne Evans
Deputy Directors General:
Ms Simanga Ngubu (Acting: Corporate Services)
Mr Simphiwe Nkosi (Transportation Infrastructure)
Mr Fikile Sithole (Transportation Services)
Chief Directors:
Ms Glen Xaba (Strategic Management)
Senior Management:
Mr Sibongiseni Samuel Khuzwayo (Senior Manager: Office of the MEC)
Communications Officers:
Mr Kwanele Ncalane (Senior Manager: Media Liaison and Public Relations)
Mr Nathi Sukazi (Chief Director: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
AUDIT OUTCOMEQualifiedQualifiedQualifiedQualified
Total Final Appropriationn/a11 031 54010 747 2929 623 379
Actual Expendituren/a9 353 0949 066 9328 065 187
Employee Compensationn/a1 492 7291 369 8601 266 775
Goods and Servicesn/a2 578 2862 807 8542 680 332
Capital Assetsn/a4 245 4643 845 5583 176 153
Unauthorised Expendituren/a13 1011 0649 106
Irregular Expendituren/a7 88311 2879 192
Fruitless & Wasteful Expendituren/a3573
Posts Approvedn/a5 8525 7924 995
Posts Filledn/a4 1053 9923 835
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