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)
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 Appropriation3 060 8453 143 6162 521 3211 789 685
Actual Expenditure2 983 5852 955 8032 515 2161 737 956
Employee Compensation276 699264 793148 280130 820
Goods and Services373 391362 032379 799456 726
Capital Assets3 84333 10710 4522 869
Unauthorised Expenditure6 986-15 547-
Irregular Expenditure12 76728 53232 67120 884
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure166-527695
Posts Approved604579355356
Posts Filled495507288281
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report

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