Dr Lindiwe Msengana-Ndlela has been appointed the municipal manager of Nelson Mandela Bay. Dr Msengana-Ndlela, 47, who was born in Cala and has three grown-up children, will be returning to her home province. She left when she was appointed director-general in the national Department of Provincial and Local Government when Sydney Mufamadi was minister. She resigned from the department in 2009 after a fall-out with the new minister, Sicelo Shiceka and currently works at the Human Sciences Research Council, based in Cape Town. Lindiwe was the recipient of the Old Rhodian Award in 2005.
Source: The Herald : 22 February 2013