Municipal Manager

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Mrs. Adelaide Nandi Dlamini

Mrs Adelaide Nandi Dlamini, who is the Municipal Manager of Harry Gwala District Municipality, was born in 1977 as the youngest of four children of Mr. & Mrs. Dweba at Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape. She matriculated at Palmerton Senior Secondary School in 1994 and enrolled at the University of Port Elizabeth (UPE) in 1995 to study for a Baccalareus Atrium Degree (BA) majoring in Geography, Sociology and Psychology. She completed her junior degree in 1997. In 1999 she completed her Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning at the University of Cape Town (UCT). Mrs. Dlamini is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Commerce in Local Economic Development at the University of Kwazulu- Natal.

From 2000 to January 2002 she worked as a Town and Regional Planners at Settlement Planning Services, commonly known as Setplan which is a consulting firm of Town and Regional Planners, Geologists, Economists and Environmental Scientists in Port Elizabeth. She was responsible for town planning issues such as rezoning, subdivision and development. February 2002 Mrs. Dlamini worked as a Development Planner at Sektor, a consulting firm of Town Planners and Civil Engineers in East London. She was responsible for amongst other things development, town planning issues and IDP related issues.

From December 2002, Mrs. Dlamini was employed at Sisonke District Municipality as a PIMS Centre Manager responsible for Integrated Development Plans (IDP’S), Performance Management System (PMS), Land Use Planning and Environmental Management Plans. From September 2005 to November 2006 she was the IDP/PMS Manager of Sisonke District Municipality. From December 2006 to May 2013, she was the Executive Director: Economic and Community Services responsible for Local Economic Development and Planning.

She was appointed as the as the acting Municipal Manager of KwaSani Local Municipality from October 2012 to April 2013.
Mrs. Dlamini is currently the Municipal Manager of Harry Gwala District Municipality which has recently been re-named from Sisonke District Municipality. She is happily blessed with three (3) lovely children.