​The Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE) is a Knowledge Management initiative of eThekwini Municipality. The MILE office falls within the eThekwini Municipal Academy.
MILE's current team consists of:
  • ​Senior Programme Manager: Fezile Njokweni
  • Programme Manager: Genevieve Hartley
  • Programme Manager: Collin Pillay
  • Website and Communications: Janice Lee Moodley
  • Candidate Researchers and Interns

About MILE's team

  • ​Fezile Njokweni [Fezile.Njokweni@durban.gov.za]​ ​                 Senior Manager: MILE                                                         BSocSc, MTRP (UKZN)
Fezile Njokweni holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and a Master’s degree in Town and Regional Planning. Since 1999, he has worked in all levels of Local Government (i.e. local, district and metropolitan municipalities) as a municipal practitioner. As former KM Programme Manager Fezile was also responsible for coordinating and facilitating the KM Programme in the eThekwini Municipality which involved identifying, creating, organising, packaging, sharing, storing and using knowledge to advance the “business” of the municipality. He is currently the Senior Manager of MILE. 
Genevieve is passionate about making a positive difference to people’s lives.  As a trained Outcomes Based Facilitator she uses this skill to facilitate Strategic Planning workshops within eThekwini, KZN, SA and the rest of the African continent.  She has worked extensively on the City Development Strategy process.  She has years of experience in stakeholder consultation, participation and facilitation.
  • ​Collin Pillay [Collin.Pillay3@durban.gov.za]​                             Programme Manager: Collaborating with Academia​​
Collin has an MA and is managing the MILE Collaborating with Academia Work Stream. Collin joins us from the ABM Project Office where he was the Project Manager of Learning, Policy, Research and Training. Collin has a history in the education field and has worked for the Department of Land Affairs and Rural Development. Collin is passionate about Local Governance and Service Delivery Implementation Models.

  • ​Janice Lee Moodley [Janice.Moodley@durban.gov.za]               Website and Communications
    ND,BTECH Journalism

Janice has a Diploma and Bachelor of Technology Degree in Journalism. She joined the Municipality in 2010 and has since worked for MILE as their Websmaster and Journalist. With over 9 years of experience in the media sector, Janice has extensive expertise in digital photography, desktop publishing, new media, writing and strategic communications.