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Managers Profile

Strategic Manager: Municipal Manager – Sanele Mngwengwe his studied Accounting and other financial courses through the then Mangosuthu Technikon, University of Stellenbosch and the Development Bank of South Africa and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Regent Business School.  His career path has been diverse as he’s served in organisations like the Emergency Medical Rescue Services, Catherine Booth Hospital and eDumbe Local Municipality.

Strategic Manager Chief Financial Officer: Thokozane Excellent Gambu has worked in the local government sphere since 2007. His key responsibilities have been to implement the CFO hand-book as per National Treasury guidelines and regulations, control funds for the municipality and implement the MFMA together with other Acts that control the operation of local government. His involved in the training and management of staff. His also an MSCOA Implementation Manager.

A matriculant of Amangwe High School who holds a Diploma in Accounting from Mangosuthu University of Technology, CPMD: University of Witswaterand, Bcom degree in Financial Management and Honours in the same from Regent Business School. A member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and has completed his MBA in Financial Management.

Gambu sharpened his skills over the years at Municipalities like Okhahlamba and Mnambithi Municipality.

Audit Reports Achieved:

  • 2018/19 Clean Audit
  • 2016/17Clean Audit
  • 2015/16 Clean Audit
  • 2014/15 Clean Audit
  • 2013/14 Unqualified
  • 2012/13 Clean Audit
  • 2011/12 Unqualified
  • 2010/2011 Unqualified
  • 2009/10 Qualification
  • 2008/09 Disclaimer
  • 2007/08 Unqualified


Strategic Manager: Community Services Manager – Nonhlanhla S’thabile Mkhize, she is a graduate form University of KwaZulu- Natal, with a Bachelor of Social Science(Community Resources Management and Economics), an Honors Degree in Social Science(Policy and Development) and to top it off she has a Master’s Degree in Social Science (Policy and Development).

Director: Corporate Services Department

Phumelele Ngubane brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Corporate Services Department. She is a highly accomplished scholar who holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of KwaZulu Natal, a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Cape Town as well as certificate qualifications such as Executive Leadership Municipal Development and Project Management. These accolades have seen her establish a career spanning over 20 years in local government.

Her last stint saw her holding a Deputy Director position in Municipal Governance and Administration at KZN’s Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs where Ngubane was tasked to aid municipalities in different areas such as:
• Support municipalities with policies (research and development);
• Support municipalities to comply with MSA and its Regulations;
• Support municipalities with appointment of senior managers;
• Support municipalities with review of organograms; and
• Capacity building of municipal staff and councillors.

Her skills were also honed when she served as a Manager: Skills Development at the KZN Local Government Association and as a Special Projects Coordinator. The Pietermaritzburg born Ngubane is an all team player who is committed to steering her Department to new and better heights by ensuring that the municipality complies with all the relevant statutory provisions, the Staff and Councillors are well capacitated to deliver sustainable services to the community and the work environment is conducive for better performance of all employees.

Strategic Manager: Technical Services Manager – Sonwabile Goodman Mkhize. He has a Diploma in Civil Engineering from Mangosuthu University of Technology and a B-Tech Degree: Construction Management from Durban University of Technology and a Project Management Diploma from Varsity College.