About uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality

uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality is one of the five municipalities in the jurisdiction of uMkhanyakude District Municipality, situated in the northeastern part of Kwazulu-Natal Province in South Africa


To be a people centered premier socio-economic development and environmentally friendly service delivery municipality.


“Creating an enabling environment and sustainable development which promotes quality of life”.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Quality Service
  • Good Governance
  • Benchmarking
  • Leadership
  • Honesty
  • Commitment
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Learning
  • Dialogue and Diversity
  • Professionalism Partnership
  • Consultation/Participation

Organizational Strategic Objectives

  • To improve quality of life and create a pleasant living and working environment.
  • To create an environment that promotes investment and economic growth.
  • To involve local communities and stakeholders in municipal affairs in a structured manner.
  • To develop Umhlabuyalingana Local Municipality as a viable and sustainable local government.
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  • To deliver services efficiently and effectively.