Local municipality: Mtubatuba
Community served: Mfekayi, Somkhele, Mgeza, Kwamsani and Mpukunyoni
Population: 10 647
Mpukunyoni Paralegal Office is located in the coastline of north-eastern KwaZulu Natal. The area is under traditional leaders (Izinduna and Amakhosi), the office is located in two areas, the Mgeza traditional court and at Mfekayi (5 km away to Hluhluwe from Mtubatuba). The office was established in 1989, since its inception the Advice offices provide free legal service to community and deal with cases such as:
- RAF claims,
- Occupational dieses and injuries claims due to the mines and timber companies in the area,
- Death benefits,
- Social grants and
- Children’s right activism work due to schools violations of the children’s rights.
The office conducts educational workshops on human rights and socio economic rights.
Staff: Mr Lizwilenkosi Bhekithemba Nkumbuza
Mr Nkumbuza has a Certificate in Paralegal studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of Kwazulu Natal, Law Faculty obtained in 1992. Since passing his certificate course, he has been working at the Paralegal office in both areas.
Office contact details
Mpukunyoni Paralegal Office
P O Box 1128
Tel: 078 0954 879