KwaDukuza2District: iLembe
Local municipality: KwaDukuza
Community served: Sakhamkhanya, Mdlebeni, Sokesimbone, Ohlange, Kamu, Hlomendlini, Mandini, KwaDukuza
Population: 7 413

Sakhamkhanya Paralegal Office is located in Darnall, the North Coast of KwaZulu Natal, surrounded by sugar and paper mill.  The office was established in 1989 since its establishment the advice office has dealt with cases such as:

  • Farm workers evictions,
  • Unfair dismissal of farm workers,
  • Land restitution,
  • Social grants,
  • COIDA and
  • Labour issues.

The office conducts educational workshops on issues of empowerment, human rights and socio-economic rights.

Patience Phiri
Patience Phiri


Staff: Ms Nosipho Patience Phiri

Ms Phiri started in 1997 after obtaining a Diploma in Paralegal studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of KwaZulu Natal Law Faculty. She is very involved in the community as she is a member of the ward committee in Sakhamkhanya.  She attends Operation Sukuma Sakhe meetings known as war rooms (referring to war declared on poverty eradication) and get involved in community projects implementation.


Office contact details

Sakhamkhanya Paralegal Office

P O Box 3653




Tel:  078 0954 872