Eswatini National Trust Commission

Background

The Eswatini National Trust Commission (ENTC) is responsible for conservation of the Kingdom’s natural and cultural heritage as mandated by the National Trust Commission Act No. 9 of 1972; amended by the King’s Order in Council of 1973. The ENTC carries out its mandate through proclamation and management of national parks and reserves, national museums and monuments.

The ENTC is an independent statutory body and a government parastatal, operating at the present time under the umbrella of the Ministry of Tourism and Environment Affairs. The strategic and policy framework of the organization is facilitated by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Minister in terms of the NTC Act and the Public Enterprise Control and Monitoring Act. The daily operations are managed by the Chief Executive Officer and 4 Directors

 

Operations

  • The Chief Executive Officer is the administrative authority with 4 Directors responsible for the various key functions; viz, Human Resources, Finance, Nature conservation and Cultural Heritage
  • The Business and Commercial Unit is responsible for the tourism and hospitality services.
  • The Commission receives an annual government subvention
  • The subvention is augmented with revenue generated from the tourism and hospitality operations
  • The Trust Commission presently administers:
    • Swaziland National Museum
    • King Sobhuza II Park
    • Mantenga Nature Reserve and Cultural Village
    • Malolotja Nature Reserve, with the adjacent Hawane Dam Reserve
    • Mlawula Nature Reserve with Magadzavane Lodge

Board Of Commissioners

Meet our special team

DR FORTUNATE SHABALALA

MS KHANGEZIWE MABUZA

DR GUGU SIBANDZE

MS HLOBSILE SIKHOSANA

MR SIBONISO HLAWE

MR PHINDA MANYATSI

DR BAFANA W DLAMINI

MS SITAKELE KHUMALO

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT

Ms Hlobsile Sikhosana (Chief Executive Officer)

Ms Mfihlakalo Mamba (Chief Financial Officer)

Mr. Thulani Methula (Director of Parks)

(Human Resources Manager)

Ms. Bonsile Ndlangamandla (Director of Cultural Heritage)

OUR VISION

Vision

A globally renowned leader in the sustainable management of natural and cultural heritage

Mission

We create economic value through the conservation, protection and preservation of the natural and cultural heritage

Legislation

The   ENTC undertakes its mandated activities through various legislation which guide the parameters and scope of operations; these include:

  • National Trust Commission Act, 1972 (K.O.I.C. 73)
  • National Trust Commission Regulations, 1972
  • Public Enterprise (Control and Monitoring) Act, 1989
  • Game Act, 1953; Game Amendment Act, 1991
  • Tourism Authority Act, 2001
  • Swaziland Environment Authority Act, 1992
  • Environmental Audit, Assessment and Review Regulations, 2000
  • Flora Protection Act, 2000
  • Plant Protection Act, 1958
  • Plant Protection Regulations, 1964

OUR VALUES

The ENTC values serve the purpose of uniting and developing a common culture. These values will act as the social glue, guide the design and implementation of natural and cultural heritage programmes as well as overall organisational management. The Commission will therefore pay particular attention to entrenchment of these values in order to inculcate strong culture of accountability and responsibility.

The ENTC espouses the following values:

Integrity

We uphold ethical values of honesty, consistency, strong morale

Accountability

Provide and promote service delivery in a transparent manner and ensure accountability of resources and performance.

Excellence

We pursue service delivery through quality standards, continuous engagements and compliance.

Professionalism

Committed to leading the provision of natural and cultural heritage services with respect, confidentiality and integrity at the highest standards of professionalism.

SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES

CAMPING

GAME DRIVE

CANOPY TOUR

RESTAURANT-BAR

CONFERENCE ROOM

ACCOMODATION

VENUE HIRE

EDU-CENTER

VILLAGE TOUR

SWIMMING

FISHING

HIKING

WATERFALL

PICNICING

PLACES TO VISIT IN ESWATINI

AWARDS

Award
#1 Global Choice
Award
#2 Top Quality
Award
#1 Genuine Quality
50
ROOMS
3
RESTAURANTS
22
STAFFS
3
SWIM. POOLS