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District Development Model visit to Harry Gwala District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal: 2 to 3 Apr

31 March 2022

31 March 

The Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele and Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will undertake a two day District Development Model (DDM) visit to the Harry Gwala District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal on 02 to 03 April 2022. 

During the visit, the Ministers accompanied by MECs, the Executive Mayor of the District and Local Mayors, will assess progress at construction projects linked to the District One Plan. These include the Community Residential Units in Ixobho and Kokstad, Umzimkhulu Stadium in Umzimkhulu, Bulwer Dam in Bulwer, Singisi Power Station and N2/R56 Interchange in Kokstad.

The DMM aims to improve the impact of government service delivery with focus on 44 Districts and 8 Metros around the country. The Model consists of a process by which joint and collaborative planning is undertaken at local, district and metropolitan  level resulting in a single strategically focused One Plan.

More information on the DDM is available on

Members of the media are invited to cover the two-day visit to Harry Gwala District Municipality.   Journalists wishing to cover the visit are requested to confirm attendance and indicate their requirements by sending their details to: or

Phumla Williams
Cell: 083 501 0139

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