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THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK SOUTH AFRICA 2014 A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MUNICIPALITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA

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FOURTH EDITION PUBLISHER Yes! Media • CEO Deon Muller • EDITOR Monique Broumels • COPY EDITOR Olivia Main DESIGNER Clare Schenk • PRODUCTION COORDINATOR Ursula Munnik NATIONAL SALES MANAGER Jan Weiss PROJECT SALES MANAGERS Charlton Peters & Shakier Groenewald PROJECT SALES Abigail Zengetwa, Emlyn Dunn, Bilquis Levy, Priscilla September, Nina Nodder, Aaminah van Oudtshoorn PICTURE CREDITS Additional images thanks to www.mediaclubsouthafrica.com and www.istockphoto.com TEL +27 21 447 6467 • FAX +27 21 447 6351 • EMAIL info@yesmedia.co.za WEBSITE www.yesmedia.co.za POSTAL ADDRESS PO Box 44383, Claremont, 7735, South Africa PHYSICAL ADDRESS Suite 20-207, Waverley Business Park, Kotzee Road, Mowbray, 7700 The Local Government Handbook: South Africa is published annually by Yes! Media. All copyright in the material appearing in this publication belongs to Yes! Media and/or the individual contributors. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the editor or Yes! Media. No responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions in the contents of the publication. The Local Government Handbook: South Africa ISSN 2220-5179

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THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK SOUTH AFRICA 2014 A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MUNICIPALITIES IN SOUTH AFRICA

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FOREWORD MESSAGE FROM THE PUBLISHER We are proud to publish the fourth edition of The Local Government Handbook: South Africa. In compiling and updating the information for this edition we conducted our most extensive municipal survey and research process to date.

The Handbook is the sister-publication of our website – www.municipalities.co.za. Since its launch in May 2012, the website has become the leading online source of consolidated municipal information in South Africa. It contains all the information included in the Handbook as well as more comprehensive information in some areas, such as more extensive financial and demographic information. The website is also updated on a continuous basis. If you are referencing the kind of information that is susceptible to frequent change (contact details, personnel, etc.), it is advisable to check the website to see if it is still current. The website is also completely searchable for any relevant text, place, name, person, etc. We trust that you will find the information useful and that the publication and website adds a valuable source of consolidated and easy-to-access municipal information to the South African landscape.

FOREWORD

You will find a number of new and additional information fields that were not included in previous editions. Most significantly, we have added headline financial information for every municipality in South Africa. This information was gathered from the audited financial statements of each municipality. We have also included the major demographic indicators for each municipality, and have expanded the information regarding main economic sectors and the main towns and cities found in each municipality. As a result, the publication has expanded to almost twice its previous number of pages, while remaining true to its original aim of providing a concise overview of all municipalities in South Africa.

DEON MULLER

FIND US ONLINE www.municipalities.co.za All the information contained in this publication is also available on our user-friendly website, updated throughout the year.

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CONTENTS 9

Message from the Publisher

33

Overview of Future Demarcation Changes

13

Index of Advertisers and Sponsors

37

Municipal Audit Outcomes

15

Methodology, Sources and Acknowledgements

41

Municipal Unauthorised, Irregular, Wasteful

22

Overview of Local Government in South Africa

EASTERN CAPE

and Fruitless Expenditure

LIMPOPO

45 Municipal Directory

201 Municipal Directory

76 Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality

219 Lephalale Local Municipality

78 Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality 80 Amathole District Municipality 82 Cacadu District Municipality 84 OR Tambo District Municipality 85 Emalahleni Local Municipality 86 Makana Local Municipality 87 Matatiele Local Municipality

MPUMALANGA 221 Municipal Directory

NORTH WEST 235 Municipal Directory 249 Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality

89 Municipal Directory 108 Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality 110 Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality

250 Mahikeng Local Municipality 252 Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality 253 Ratlou Local Municipality

CONTENTS

FREE STATE

NORTHERN CAPE

111 Mantsopa Local Municipality 112 Nala Local Municipality 113 Naledi Local Municipality

255 Municipal Directory 273 Frances Baard District Municipality 274 Emthanjeni Local Municipality

GAUTENG 117 Municipal Directory

275 Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality

WESTERN CAPE

138 City of Johannesburg 277 Municipal Directory

KWAZULU-NATAL

304 City of Cape Town 309 Saldanha Bay Local Municipality

147 Municipal Directory 190 eThekwini Municipality

313 Index of Municipalities

192 Sisonke Development Agency 194 Dannhauser Local Municipality 196 Jozini Local Municipality 198 Ingwe Local Municipality 199 uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality

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CONTENTS: ADVERTISERS A Akani Retirement Fund Administrators ArcelorMittal

Much Asphalt 36 7 155

B

Municipal Demarcation Board Municipal Employees Pension Fund Municipal Institute of Learning (MILE)

34 6 150

N

Bagshaw Footwear

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National Home Builders Registration Council

Brother Printers

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NOSA

BTW & Associates

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234

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Nurcha Construction Finance

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Cape Town International Convention Centre

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Paarl Media

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CBM Training

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Palace Group

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Central University of Technology, Free State

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Peermont Resorts

239

Centre for Collaboration & Sustainable Development

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Phenix Construction Technologies

220

Cibecs

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PPC Cement

40

Cobra Watertech

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Precision Meters

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Collect-a-Can

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Proline

College of Cape Town

281

R

Conlog Continuing Education, University of Pretoria

2 122

D Durban International Convention Centre

Rand Water REDISA Road Traffic Infringement Agency

146

E

Roadlab

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Envirosan

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S.A.M.E. Water

ERWAT (East Rand Water Care Company)

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SABS (South African Bureau of Standards)

Escrow Europe

276

77

F 285

SAMWUMED

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Sanitech

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SANSA (South African National Space Agency)

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Freightliner

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SAPOA (South African Property Owners Association)

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FUSO

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Sedtrade

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SekelaXabiso

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Fairbridges Attorneys

G G4S Cash solutions Gauteng Province: Department Local Government and Traditional Affairs Greater Tzaneen Economic Development Agency

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H HSH Construction Hydrodifusion

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I Ian Dickie

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ICDL

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Incledon Internet Solutions Isuzu Trucks

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K KMS College

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Knight PiĂŠsold Consulting

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L Lion of Africa Lithotech

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M Majuba College

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Mandela Bay Development Agency

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Mercedes-Benz Mitsubishi FUSO Motheo FET College

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South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN)

ADVERTISERS

Adapt IT

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Southern African Bitumen Association

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Southern Business School

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Sports Fields for Africa

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Standard Bank

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T The Sports Trust

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Tracker Business

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Transnet Pipelines Treated Timber Products

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U UNISA, Centre for Software Engineering

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University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Humanities

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University of KwaZulu-Natal, Extended Learning

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University of Pretoria, Continuing Education

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V Vsolution Management Consulting

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W WorleyParsons

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X XDS (Xpert Decision Systems) Xylem

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# 2RM Security

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SOURCES METHODOLOGY, SOURCES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We have taken care to collect, capture and, where possible, cross reference the information contained in this Handbook as accurately as possible. However, it should be recognised that some types of information included in the Handbook change frequently. It is inevitable that some of the information will be incorrect at source and/or become outdated during and after publication. We, therefore, take no responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this Handbook. Where appropriate, we reference the original source reports, enabling you to refer to the original if needed. This Handbook is the sister-publication of the website www.municipalities.co.za. In many instances more extensive information is available on the website. The website is also updated on a continuous basis throughout the year. If you notice any errors or omissions, please contact us at info@municipalities.co.za so that we may immediately correct it on the website and also in future editions of the Handbook.

COMPOSITION OF MUNICIPAL COUNCILS The information listed is based on information published by the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC). The information has been updated to include municipal by-election results up to October 2013 in respect of all metropolitan and local municipalities. With regards to district municipalities, the information is sourced from the latest annual report of the municipality concerned or supplied by the relevant municipality. For more information on the IEC, please refer to www.elections.org.za.

AUDIT OUTCOMES The information regarding audit outcomes is sourced from the Consolidated General Report on the audit outcomes of Local Government 2011-12, published by the Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA). The full report is available from AGSA’s offices or at www.agsa.co.za.

MUNICIPAL SURVEY PROCESS The terminology used is described by AGSA as follows:

The information contained in the municipal Sponsored Profile pages is provided by the municipalities concerned. It is not independently verified.

MUNICIPAL AREA AND MAPS The municipal area information was supplied by the Municipal Demarcation Board. All the source material for the maps was supplied by the GIS/IT department at the Board. For more information on the Municipal Demarcation Board please refer to www.demarcation.org.za.

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION The information listed is sourced from the Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet published by Statistics South Africa (Report No. 03-01-58). The original document can be obtained at www.statssa.gov.za.

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Clean audit outcome: The financial statements are free from material misstatements (in other words, a financially unqualified audit opinion) and there are no material findings on reporting on performance objectives or non-compliance with legislation.

SOURCES

Some of the information appearing in this directory is collected via an annual survey that we conduct with all municipalities. While we go to great efforts to gather complete and accurate information, some municipalities are more responsive than others. The information fields that are primarily reliant on survey are those related to municipal contact details and descriptions, political and administrative personnel, as well as LED information. The information is cross-referenced and verified against other sources but, especially personnel information, changes frequently and without notice.

Financially unqualified with findings: The financial statements contain no material misstatements. Unless the Auditor-General expresses a clean audit outcome, findings have been raised on either reporting on predetermined objectives or noncompliance with legislation, or both these aspects. Qualified audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements in specific amounts, or there is insufficient evidence for the Auditor-General to conclude that specific amounts included in the financial statements are not materially misstated. Adverse audit opinion: The financial statements contain material misstatements that are not confined to specific amounts, or the misstatements represent a substantial portion of the financial statements. Disclaimer of audit opinion: The auditee provided insufficient evidence in the form of documentation on which to base an audit opinion. The lack of sufficient evidence is not confined to specific amounts, or represents a substantial portion of the information contained in the financial statements. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 17)

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SOURCES Financial information is sourced from the available audited financial statements of the respective municipalities. In some instances we were not able to obtain audited statements, in which cases the information is taken from the unaudited financial statements. Where unaudited figures are used it is indicated in the text. Much more comprehensive financial information is available at www.municipalities.co.za. A direct link to the source document is also available, as hosted by the MFMA department of the National Treasury. If a municipality has municipal entities under its control, the figures reflect the combined group.

UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS AND WASTEFUL (UIFW) EXPENDITURE

The separate figures for each type of expenditure are available at www.municipalities.co.za.

BLUE DROP SCORES The Blue Drop Scores are sourced from the Blue Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The full Blue Drop Report is produced every second year. The next report is due in 2014. The full reports are available at www.dwaf.gov.za. The Municipal Blue Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal drinking water quality management performance of the relevant municipality. The score relates to the quality of the drinking water, as well as containing a risk management measure relating to the ability of the responsible authority to sustain the quality of drinking water and to deal with any incidents that may pose a health risk to the public. The maximum score is 100 and the target of excellence is 95%.

The figures reflected for Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless and Wasteful (UIFW) Expenditure are primarily as published in The Consolidated General Report on the audit outcomes of Local Government 2011-12 and as supplied by AGSA. In certain instances, where the supplied figures were apparently incorrect, figures were amended with reference to annual financial statements. The figures for each municipality include municipal entities under its control.

GREEN DROP SCORES

It must also be noted that, while we have aggregated the figures for the purpose of the Handbook, each type of expenditure in this total is distinctly different in nature. The terminology is described by AGSA as follows:

The Municipal Green Drop Score is a performance indicator of the overall municipal wastewater business practice and compliance of the relevant municipality. The maximum score is 100.

Unauthorised Expenditure: Expenditure that was in excess of the amount budgeted or allocated by government to the auditee, or that was not incurred in accordance with the purpose for which it was intended.

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (GCIS)

Irregular Expenditure: Expenditure incurred without complying with applicable legislation.

The Green Drop Scores are sourced from the Green Drop Reports published by The Department: Water Affairs. The full Green Drop Report is produced every second year. At our publication cut-off date (November 2013) the 2013 report had not yet been released. The full reports are available at www.dwaf.gov.za.

SOURCES

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

We also acknowledge the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) for providing invaluable source material and information. We have made extensive use of the South Africa Yearbook, published annually by GCIS, in compiling the overview and introductory information.

Fruitless and wasteful expenditure: Expenditure that was made in vain and could have been avoided had reasonable care been exercised. This includes penalties and interest on late payments, as well as payments for services not utilised or goods not received.

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S.A.M.E. Water was formed in September 1966 and has a successful range of wastewater treatment equipment designed to fulfil an entire spectrum of needs. We supply from the most basic to the most sophisticated equipment available to the wastewater industry. S.A.M.E. has well-equipped manufacturing assembly workshops and a skilled staff of approximately 80 people in our Johannesburg and Cape Town offices. Our technical skilled staff include: mechanical engineers, process engineers, an environmental engineer, chemical engineers, auto-cad/solid works drawing programme operators, and full-time maintenance and installation crews. S.A.M.E. Water’s aim is to offer a full scope of services. We do tender preparation, project planning, design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, and successful handover and aftersales of a full waste and water treatment plant. Every step is planned under one roof. We specialise in wastewater treatment solutions, from head of works equipment to screens, material handling, sluice gates, grit

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removal, primary clarification, mixing, aeration, secondary clarification, sludge handling, pump stations, and pond/storage dam dredging. We have large manufacturing facilities, back-up on repairs, maintenance and equipment spares. Our repairs and maintenance of equipment is of such a high standard that it is very common for us to be called in to do repairs/maintenance on equipment we didn’t originally design or install. S.A.M.E. focuses our marketing around our customer’s preferences and needs. Our marketing is customer driven and we strive to maintain a customer-orientated focus throughout our entire target market. As water is the focus of our business at S.A.M.E., our target market could be said to be all people and places that require clean water, and the need for clean water represents itself worldwide. We pride ourselves on being a uniquely South African brand and our products and services are all maintained throughout their life cycle.

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OUR PRIMARY FOCUS • Supplier of wastewater treatment equipment • Electrical and instrumentation interfacing • Dredging services

• Contract management • Industrial and potable water treatment applications • Equipment maintenance and repair

WE OFFER A FULL SPECTRUM OF EQUIPMENT • • • • • •

Screening equipment Compactors Sluice gates, penstocks and tilting weirs Conveyor systems Grit removal equipment Clarifiers and settling tanks

Tel | 086 0011 WATER Gauteng | Tel 27(0)11 902 4900 Fax | 27(0) 11 902 8854 Cape Town | Tel 27(0)21 905 8864 Fax | 27(0)21 905 8865 Website | www.same.co.za Sales | sales@same.co.za | franks@same.co.za Direct Fax | 086 508 6247

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Aeration equipment Digester mixers Rotary distributors Sludge handling equipment Dredging equipment

CIBD Rating: ME 7 / (ME8 Application Pending Approval) CRS Number 115661 / www.cibd.org.za BBBEE Rating: Level 4 Contributor

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OVERVIEW OVERVIEW OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is a constitutional democracy with a three-tier system of government. The national, provincial and local levels of government all have legislative and executive authority in their own spheres, and are defined in the Constitution of South Africa as “distinctive, interdependent and interrelated”.

OVERVIEW

In terms of Chapter 7 of the Constitution, the local sphere of government is made up of municipalities, which form the lowest formal level of democratically elected government in South Africa. A municipality has the right to govern, on its own initiative, the local government affairs of its community, subject to national and provincial legislation, as provided for in the Constitution. The executive and legislative authority of a municipality is vested in its Municipal Council. The objectives of local government are: • To provide democratic and accountable government for local communities • To ensure the provision of services to communities in a sustainable manner • To promote social and economic development • To promote a safe and healthy environment • To encourage the involvement of communities and community organisations in the matters of local government. While Chapter 7 of the Constitution provides the foundation for the establishment of municipalities, various Acts of Parliament have further defined these municipal structures since the inception of the current constitution, the most important of these being: • The Intergovernmental Relations Framework Act • The Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act • The Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act • The Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act • The Local Government: Municipal Systems Act • The Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Act • The Local Government: Municipal Structures Act • The Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act

The remainder of South Africa’s territory is administered by 44 district municipalities (also known as Category C municipalities). Each district municipality is further subdivided into various smaller local municipalities (also known as Category B municipalities). As an example, the territory administered by the Sedibeng District Municipality encompasses the Emfuleni- Lesedi- and Midvaal Local Municipalities. District and local municipalities share legislative and executive authority in respect of their commonly administered areas. District councils are primarily responsible for capacity building and district-wide planning. In total there are 278 municipalities in South Africa, comprising eight metropolitan, 44 district and 226 local municipalities. The political management of municipalities is made up of an elected Municipal Council. The term of a Municipal Council may not be more than five years. The Municipal Council makes decisions on exercising its powers and performing its functions, including electing its office bearers, as well as appointing its executive and other committees. The Municipal Council employs the executive management and personnel that are necessary for the effective performance of its functions.

APPLICABLE LEGISLATION The Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Act, 2004 regulates the power of a municipality to impose property rates, excludes certain properties from rating in the national interest, provides fair and equitable valuation methods of properties, and for municipalities to implement a transparent and fair system of exemptions, reductions and rebates through their rating policies. The Local Government: Municipal Property Rates Amendment Act, 2009 was introduced in September 2009 and aims to extend the validity of a valuation roll and supplementary valuation rolls from four to six years.

There are three kinds of municipalities in South Africa, metropolitan-, local- and district municipalities (also known as Category A, B and C municipalities).

The Local Government: Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 is aimed at modernising municipal budgeting and financial management. It facilitates the development of a long-term municipal lending/bond market. It also introduces a governance framework for separate entities created by municipalities. The Act is a critical element in the overall transformation of local government in South Africa. It fosters transparency through budget and reporting requirements.

Metropolitan municipalities have been established to administer South Africa’s most urbanised areas. Metropolitan municipalities have exclusive municipal executive and legislative authority in their respective areas. There are eight metropolitan municipalities in South Africa: • Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality • City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality • City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality • City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality • Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality • eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality • Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality • Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality

The Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, 2000 establishes a framework for planning, performance-management systems, effective use of resources, and organisational change in a business context. The Act also establishes a system for municipalities to report on their performance, and provides residents with an opportunity to compare this performance with that of other municipalities. It also regulates public-private partnerships. The Act allows municipalities significant power to corporatise their services, to establish utilities for service delivery, or to enter into partnerships with other service providers. The Act provides for the adoption of a credit-control policy for municipalities that will provide for the termination of services in the event of non-payment. Municipalities have the power to pass by-laws to implement the policy.

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LIMPOPO

GAUTENG

MPUMALANGA

NORTH WEST

KWAZULUNATAL

FREE STATE

OVERVIEW

LESOTHO

NORTHERN CAPE

EASTERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

The Local Government: Municipal Systems Amendment Act, 2011 is aimed at professionalising local government for improved service delivery and performance management, while also instilling a people-centred local government mindset in municipalities. A key objective of the Act is to progressively align the systems of municipal administration and human-resource management with those of the public service in national and provincial government. The aim of the Act, amongst other things, is to: • Professionalise local government by ensuring that the administrative apparatus of municipalities is staffed by appropriately qualified and competent persons to improve service delivery. • Require that employment contracts and performance agreements of municipal managers (and managers directly accountable to municipal managers) are consistent with the uniform systems and procedures set nationally.

• Extend the Minister’s regulatory power to make regulations relating to macro-benefits such as medical aid and pension benefits after consultation with the ministers of health and finance. The Local Government: Municipal Structures Act, 1998 provides for ward committees whose tasks, amongst other things, are to prepare, implement and review integrated development plans (IDPs) and establish, implement and review municipalities’ performancemanagement systems.

DEPARTMENT OF COOPERATIVE GOVERNANCE AND TRADITIONAL AFFAIRS (COGTA) CoGTA is responsible for facilitating cooperative governance, to support all spheres of government and to assist the institution of traditional leadership to transform itself into a strategic partner of government in the development of communities. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 24)

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OVERVIEW CoGTA also oversees the implementation of the above-mentioned legislation applicable to local government. CoGTA has adopted the following strategic objectives, in respect of local government, which guide the development of its strategies and the setting of its performance indicators and milestones: • To build and enhance the governance system in order to enable sustainable development and service delivery • To build and strengthen the capability and the accountability of provinces and municipalities to implement their constitutional mandate • To monitor, evaluate and communicate the impact of government programmes in municipal areas in order to enhance performance, accountability and public confidence • To strengthen CoGTA’s organisational capability and performance to deliver on its mandate.

OVERVIEW

LOCAL GOVERNMENT TURNAROUND STRATEGY (LGTAS) In 2009, an assessment of the state of local government found that problems in municipalities included poor governance and accountability, weak financial management, and a high vacancy rate in critical senior management posts in many instances. The findings further indicated an inability in some municipalities to deliver on the core set of critical municipal services. The findings pointed to a need to do things differently and respond directly to the findings of those assessments. In reaction, the LGTAS was introduced as a government programme of action and a blueprint for better service delivery aimed at responsive, accountable, effective and efficient local government. Five focus areas, aimed at fast-tracking implementation of the strategy, have been identified. These are: • Service delivery • Governance • Financial management • Infrastructure development • Fighting corruption. Working with provinces and municipalities, 108 priority municipalities have been identified to receive targeted support. These municipalities have the highest backlogs in basic services, are financially distressed, have the highest number of informal settlements and are under-spending on their infrastructure grants. Stakeholders outside government have also been mobilised to support such initiatives. As part of the contribution to government’s overall Infrastructure Development Plan, R47 billion was budgeted for 2012 to 2014 towards the development of infrastructure in the 12 major cities to ensure that people enjoy a better life.

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In May 2012, The Municipal Support Agent (MISA) was proclaimed as a government agency as part of the LGTAS. The purpose of MISA is to be an institutional mechanism to manage and coordinate hands-on, targeted infrastructure development and technical capacity support without eroding the constitutional powers and functions of municipalities and other spheres of government.

OPERATION CLEAN AUDIT 2014 A key programme of the LGTAS is Operation Clean Audit 2014. Its main purpose is to address challenges faced by municipalities and provinces in managing audits, especially audit findings and queries from the Auditor-General (AGSA). The campaign seeks to achieve clean audits in municipalities and provincial government departments by the year 2014. While national and provincial government provide support, the primary responsibility to achieve clean audits remains that of municipalities.

INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLANS (IDP) In terms of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, all municipalities are required to prepare IDPs. Integrated development planning is a process by which municipalities prepare five-year strategic plans that are reviewed annually in consultation with communities and stakeholders. The aim is to achieve service delivery and development goals in municipal areas in an effective and sustainable way. National and provincial sector departments, development agencies, privatesector bodies, nongovernmental organisations, and communities all have a key role to play in preparing and implementing IDPs. The IDPs and LED strategies of municipalities must reflect the priorities of the entire public sector, including those of public entities and local business. The IDPs will be reviewed to ensure that the criteria, which determine to what extent adopted IDPs are credible or realistic, include critical aspects on LED strategies and planning.

MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT (MIG) The MIG is aimed at eradicating municipal infrastructure backlogs in poor communities to ensure the provision of basic services such as water, sanitation, roads and community lighting. The Department of Cooperative Governance is responsible for managing and transferring the MIG and provides support to provinces and municipalities with implementing MIG projects. In 2012/13, R9,2 billion was allocated towards the MIG. Spending on the grant resulted in the provision of water to 98 394 households, sanitation to 217 349 households, and building of 1 184km of municipal roads. In addition, 23 sports facilities were completed. (CONTINUED ON PAGE 26)

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OVERVIEW LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (LED) LED is an approach towards economic development that allows and encourages local people to work together to achieve sustainable economic growth and development, thereby bringing economic benefits and improved quality of life for all residents in a local municipal area.

OVERVIEW

LED is intended to maximise the economic potential of municipal localities and enhance the resilience of macro-economic growth through increased local economic growth, employment creation, and development initiatives within the context of sustainable development. The “local” in economic development points to the fact that the political jurisdiction at local level is often the most appropriate place for economic intervention, as it carries alongside it the accountability and legitimacy of a democratically elected body. LED programmes provide support in the following areas: • Developing and reviewing national policy, strategy and guidelines on LED • Providing direct and hands-on support to provincial and local government • Managing the LED Fund • Managing and providing technical support to Nodal Economic Development Planning • Facilitating, coordinating and monitoring donor programmes • Assisting LED capacity-building processes. Through these interventions and resources, local role-players and interest groups are mobilised for the sake of achieving economic growth, and with the aim of creating jobs to reduce poverty.

MUNICIPAL DEMARCATION BOARD The Municipal Demarcation Board is an independent authority responsible for the determination of municipal boundaries. The Board’s status as an independent authority is also protected by the Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act, 1998 and various judgements of the Constitutional Court. In addition to the determinations and re-determinations of municipal boundaries, the Board is also mandated by legislation to declare the district management areas, to delimit wards for local elections, and to assess the capacity of municipalities to perform their functions.

SOUTH AFRICAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SALGA) Salga is a listed public entity, established in terms of Section 21 of the Companies Act, 1973 and recognised by the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs in terms of the

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Organised Local Government Act, 1997. Salga represents local government on numerous intergovernmental forums such as the PCC, Minister and MECs Forum, the Budget Forum, the NCOP, and the Financial and Fiscal Commission. Salga aims, amongst other things, to: • Transform local government to enable it to fulfil its developmental role • Enhance the role of provincial local government associations as provincial representatives and consultative bodies on local government • Raise the profile of local government • Ensure full participation of women • Act as the national employers’ organisation for municipal and provincial member employers • Provide legal assistance to its members. Salga is funded through a combination of sources, including a national government grant, membership fees from provincial and local government associations that are voluntary members, and donations from the donor community for specific projects.

GOVERNMENT COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SYSTEM (GCIS) The GCIS’s prime responsibility is to provide strategic leadership and to coordinate a government communication system that ensures that citizens are informed and have access to government programmes and policies that benefit them. The Chief Executive Officer of the GCIS is also the official spokesperson for Cabinet. He or she chairs the GCIS Executive Committee, a strategising body that integrates, coordinates and rationalises the work of the GCIS and government communication structures. The GCIS coordinates the Public Participation Programme and outreach events of political principals at national, provincial and local levels to reinforce dialogue and accountability to citizens. The GCIS also supports the implementation of access to governmentwide information and services through Thusong service centres. The GCIS effectively supports and plays a key role in coordinating the communication services for campaigns prioritised in the Government Communication Programme. Sources: • South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by GCIS • South Africa Yearbook 2011/12, published by GCIS • www.gcis.gov.za • www.cogta.gov.za • www.demarcation.org.za

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Justice in Adjudication

Encouraging responsible behaviour in drivers to curb the number of crashes on our roads.

CONTACT US Tel: +27 11 256 1000 | Fax: +27 11 256 1011 Facebook: Rtia-Aarto | Twitter: @rtia_aarto Physical Address: Waterfall Edge B, Howick Close, Waterfall Park, Bekker Road, Midrand 1685 For more information on the Road TrafďŹ c Infringement Agency visit our website: www.rtia.co.za

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The oad Traffic Infringement Agency TIA is one of the roads agencies under the Department of Transport. The Agency s main focus is in uencing responsible behaviour in drivers as an intervention by government to curb the number of crashes on our roads.

BENEFITS OF AARTO TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT

VISION

KEY IMPACT POINTS OF THE AARTO IN MUNICIPALITIES AND METROS ARE: An efficient and effective administrative ad udication process countrywide; All traffic violations will be accorded the same status and sub ected to common punitive measures, instead of varying standards that are skewed in their application, based on the urisdictional responsibility of authorities; nhance good service delivery based on uniform standards of operating procedures among all law enforcement agencies; and The AA TO is geared towards strengthening the strategic framework to achieve the ob ective of increased road safety amongst all metros and municipalities in the country, as well as instilling a new respect for road traffic laws in order to attain the targets committed to by the outh African government in the Decade of Action for oad afety .

An informed, compliant and safe road user community.

MISSION

To encourage compliance with road traffic laws in outh Africa through targeted road user and community education and communication programmes; promotion of procedurally fair, lawful and reasonable administrative ad udication; levying of penalties; imposing demerit points; effectively administering and managing the suspension and cancellation of driving licences and operator cards; and rewarding compliant offenders.

VALUES

THE CORE VALUES OF THE RTIA ARE: Integrity. Transparency. airness. Accessibility. Accountability.

MANDATE AND OBJECTIVES

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE AGENCY ARE TO: administer the procedures to discourage the contravention of road traffic laws and to e ecute the ad udication of infringements; enforce penalties imposed against persons contravening road traffic laws; provide specialised prosecution support services; and undertake community education and community awareness programmes in order to ensure that individuals understand their rights and options. hen a person commits a traffic infringement, they would be taken through the court process as per the Criminal Procedures Act CPA , Act o of which would be costly both in time and money. The introduction of the Administrative Ad udication of oad Traffic Offences Act AA TO means that the infringer has administrative elective options that they can e ercise in dealing with the infringement which include Pay a discounted penalty; Make a representation to the TIA; Arrange to pay in monthly installments; ominate the driver of the vehicle; or lect to be tried in court.

Currently, the manner in which traffic infringements are being administered throughout the country makes it difficult for an efficient management of law enforcement activities.

The implementation of the AA TO and the Points Demerit ystem, are but one of the mechanisms geared at achieving critical success of increasing and sustaining road safety in our country. They are not stand alone programmes but part of a suite of proactive strategies for the improvement of road safety, together with other programmes such as the ational olling nforcement Plan, which targets the stopping and checking of million vehicles per month, as a continuous programme throughout the year and not only limited to ma or festive seasons. The strategies devised and procedures provided for in the AA TO provide for a transparent, fair, e uitable and effective system to manage and ad udicate road traffic offences and infringements, and should contribute to a large e tent Promote uality, safety and discipline in road traffic by providing for a scheme to discourage road traffic contraventions; acilitate the e peditious ad udication of road traffic infringements; upport the prosecution of offences in terms of the ational and Provincial laws relating to road traffic; Implement a points demerit system; and ffect a dramatic reduction in road traffic fatalities and in uries. In essence, the implementation of the AA TO seeks to change the behaviour of motorists. The critical over arching goal is road safety. y implementing the AA TO, we will be able to change people s behaviour from wanton disregard for road traffic laws, effecting ero tolerance policies to traffic violations and inculcate a new habit of voluntary compliance to road traffic laws. hen this is achieved, all road users in the country will be able to fully en oy the use and benefits of our country s road infrastructure.

Pictures Minister of Transport, Ms D Peters pays a visit to the TIA and meets the e ecutive management and staff.

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Reinventing Planning, Changing Lives The South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN) is the statutory Council established in terms of the Planning Profession Act 36 of 2002 for the Planning Profession. The Planning Profession Principles apply to all registered planners.

The SACPLAN assures the quality of planning qualifications (such as degrees and diplomas) offered by educational institutions. This relates to professional registration because any person who intends to register as a planner in any of the categories in terms of the Act must have completed a qualification that has been accredited by SACPLAN. In addition, registered planners are expected to engage in continued professional development (CPD). The true mark of a planning practitioner is recognised through the use of the following designations: • Professional Planner (Pr.Pln) • Technical Planner (Tch.Pln) These practitioner titles carry considerable prestige and are an indication that competent planning professionals are capable of accepting professional responsibility for the planning work performed. SACPLAN’s Motto is “Reinventing Planning, Changing Lives”.

VISION STATEMENT

The vision of SACPLAN is to be a pioneer of the founding spirit of innovation in facilitating sustainable and inclusive development in the planning profession of the country.

MISSION STATEMENT

The SACPLAN’s mission is to profile the planning profession in South Africa to world-class standards through: • Regulating the Planning Profession so as to promote and protect the interests of the public in relation to planning • Increasing the numbers of registered planners and increasing representation in the planning profession • Inculcating discipline and ethical principles • Ensuring and promoting a high standard of education and training in the planning sector • Protecting and promoting the interests of registered planning professionals • Promoting good planning practice informed by the ethos, values and spirit of social justice, poverty eradication, spatial equity and environmental sustainability • Promoting social and environmental justice by continuously transforming the spatial form in order to realise equitable distribution of resources • Promoting innovative planning techniques in order to advance both rural and urban development.

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VALUES

The South African Council for Planners strives to pursue excellence and professionalism in line with the Batho Pele principles with an emphasis on: • Integrity and honesty • Responsiveness • Transparency • Accountability • Innovation.

GENERAL

In addition to a formal educational background, planners possess a unique combination of skills that enhance their professional success. Because planning is a dynamic and diverse profession, individual skills vary depending on a planner’s role and area of specialisation. Planners possess a combination of these skills: • Knowledge of urban spatial structure or physical design and the way in which cities work • Ability to analyse demographic information to discern trends in population, employment and health • Knowledge of plan-making and project evaluation • Mastery of techniques for involving a wide range of people in making decisions • Understanding the local, regional and national government programmes and processes • Understanding the social and environmental impact of planning decisions on communities • Ability to work with the public and articulate planning issues to a wide variety of audiences • Ability to function as a mediator or facilitator when community interests conflict • Understanding of the legal foundation for land-use regulation; • Understanding of the interaction between the economy, transportation, health and human services, and land-use regulations • Ability to solve problems using a balance of technical competence, creativity, and hard-headed pragmatism • Ability to envision alternatives to the physical and social environments in which we live • Mastery of geographic information systems and office software.

CONTACT DETAILS Tel: +27 11 318 0460 / 0437 Fax: +27 11 318 0405 or +27 86 617 4012 Email: planner@sacplan.co.za Website: www.sacplan.org.za

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FUTURE DEMARCATION CHANGES

The final decisions regarding the municipal boundary determinations were announced on 15 October 2013. The relevant notices in terms of Section 21(5)(b) of the Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998, were published in the respective Provincial Government Gazettes from 17 October 2013 onwards. The final demarcation announcement saw the culmination of a process that started in 2011, shortly after the previous local government elections. In terms of the announcement, the Board confirmed 152 demarcation changes (including variations) to take effect on a to-be-determined future date. The changes can generally be divided into two categories: (i) changes that amalgamate and combine various municipalities or (ii) changes that only redetermine the geographic boundaries of a municipality, by excluding a certain area from one municipality and including it in the area of another adjacent municipality, but that do not affect either municipality’s ongoing existence. Currently, there are a total of 278 municipalities that fall into three categories (metropolitan, district and local municipalities). In terms of the redeterminations, the total number of municipalities will be reduced to 267. The demarcation changes that will amalgamate and affect the ongoing existence of current municipalities are as follows:

GAUTENG • Emfuleni and Midvaal Local Municipalities, along with Sedibeng District Municipality, will be amalgamated into a single Metropolitan Municipality. With this newly formed Metropolitan Municipality, the Sedibeng District Municipality will fall away. • In addition, Lesedi Local Municipality will be excluded from Sedibeng District Municipality (which ceases to exist) and will be included into Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. • Randfontein and Westonaria Local Municipalities will be amalgamated into a single Local Municipality. • The boundary redeterminations in Gauteng will result in the number of municipalities in the province being reduced from 12 municipalities to eight municipalities.

The following table summarises the current and future number of municipalities:

PROVINCE

EASTERN CAPE

CATEGORY A CATEGORY B CATEGORY C (METRO) (LOCAL) (DISTRICT)

TOTAL

2011

2016

2011

2016

2011

2016

2011

2016

2

2

37

37

6

6

45

45

FREE STATE

1

1

19

19

4

4

24

24

GAUTENG

3

4

7

3

2

1

12

8

KZN

1

1

50

43

10

10

61

54

LIMPOPO

0

0

25

25

5

5

30

30

MPUMALANGA

0

0

18

18

3

3

21

21

NORTH WEST

0

0

19

19

4

4

23

23

NORTHERN CAPE

0

0

27

27

5

5

32

32

WESTERN CAPE

1

1

24

24

5

5

30

30

TOTAL

8

9

226

215

44

43

278

267

NEXT STEPS AND EFFECTIVE DATES The confirmed redeterminations will be forwarded to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to allow it an opportunity to publish its views in terms of section 23 of the Municipal Demarcation Act. The views of the IEC will partly determine the effective dates of the different redeterminations. Those that do not materially affect representation in municipal councils may take effect at the beginning of the next municipal financial year. All those with a major impact on representation will only take effect on the date of the next local government elections. The IEC should publish its views in the relevant Provincial Gazettes within 60 days of receiving the particulars.

FUTURE DEMARCATION CHANGES

The municipalities and the demarcation of municipal boundaries published in this book reflect the status as at 1 December 2013. At this date, a number of future demarcation changes have already been finally determined by the Municipal Demarcation Board (the Board) but are not yet effective.

The MEC for Local Government in the province concerned must then, within three months of the date of the notice published by the IEC, publish a further notice in the w determining the date on which the boundary changes will become effective. The Board must also inform the Minister of Finance of the redeterminations, at least six months before the commencement date of the financial year.

KWAZULU-NATAL • The most affected province will be KwaZulu-Natal, where there are 35 confirmed redeterminations, including variations. Currently, there are 61 municipalities, which will be reduced through amalgamations to 54 municipalities. • The affected District Municipalities are Ugu, uThukela, uMkhanyakude, uThungulu and Harry Gwala District Municipalities. • The following Local Municipalities will be combined and amalgamated: o Vulamehlo and Umdoni Local Municipalities o Hlabisa and The Big 5 False Bay Local Municipalities o uMtshezi and Imbabazane Local Municipalities o Ezinqoleni and Hibiscus Coast Local Municipalities o Emnambithi/Ladysmith and Indaka Local Municipalities o Kwa Sani and Ingwe Local Municipalities o Ntambanana, Mthonjaneni and City of uMhlathuze Local Municipalities.

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Based on this process, no changes will be effective before 30 June 2014. It is, however, more likely that any changes will only become effective the following year. All major changes will only become effective after the 2016 local government elections. At the date of publishing, it also appears that the amalgamation of the Emfuleni, Midvaal and Sedibeng Municipalities may still be contested by further legal action. No further changes to municipal boundaries will be considered by the Board until after the 2016 local government elections. All new cases submitted to the Board will be referred back to the applicants for resubmission after the 2016 local government elections. The full list of confirmed demarcation changes is available at www.demarcation.org.za.

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MUNICIPAL DEMARCATION BOARD Demarcation House, 304 Orient Str, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0082 Private Bag X28, Hatfield, 0028, South Africa Telephone: +27 12 342 2481 www.demarcation.org.za

BACKGROUND During the apartheid era, local government was subject to provincial rule and comprised of 1 262 local government bodies, such as White Local Authorities; R293 black towns; Coloured and Indian Management Committees; Black Administration Boards; Community Councils; and Black Local Authorities. Under the interim Constitution, 1993, and the Local Government Transition Act, 1993, local elections were held in 1995/96, and the number of local authorities was reduced to 843. Provincial demarcation boards were responsible for the demarcation of the boundaries of these local authorities and for the delimitation of wards. Following the promulgation of the 1996 Constitution, the publication of the White Paper on Local Government in 1998, and the adoption of the Local Government: Municipal Demarcation Act, 1998, the Municipal Demarcation Board (the MDB or the Board) was established. The first Board was appointed on 1 February 1999. The MDB’s status as an independent authority is protected by sections 155 and 157 of the Constitution, and by section 3 of the Demarcation Act, 1998, and was confirmed in various judgements of the Constitutional Court. The MDB has the sole responsibility for the determination and redetermination of municipal boundaries and for the delimitation of wards for local elections. In addition, the MDB is mandated to categorise municipal areas into three categories, namely metropolitan municipalities (Category A), district municipalities (Category C) and local municipalities (Category B); to assess the capacity of municipalities to perform their functions; and to declare district management areas (DMAs). It may also, when so requested, render an advisory service in respect of matters provided for in appropriate legislation. The Board is funded by money appropriated annually by Parliament, and is accountable to Parliament.

VISION The vision of the Board is to contribute to Constitutional democracy through the spatial reorganisation of the whole territory of the Republic of South Africa, to make recommendations based on capacity assessments of the ability of municipalities to perform their powers and functions, and to give advice and support to enhance the development of a sound system of local government.

MISSION The mission of the Board is to perform its functions and exercise its powers in such a

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manner so as to empower municipalities to: • Fulfil their constitutional obligations • Provide democratic and accountable government for the local communities • Provide services to communities in an equitable and sustainable manner • Promote social and economic development • Promote a safe and healthy environment • Enhance effective local governance • Plan and implement integrated development plans • Develop a tax base as inclusive as possible of users of municipal services in the municipality.

THE ROLE AND FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD The MDB plays a critical role in demarcating municipal boundaries and delimiting wards to empower the electorate to elect councillors and parties of their choice in the municipal area, within which, the elected councillors and the municipal administration must provide services.

PROCESSES OF DETERMINING AND REDETERMINING MUNICIPAL BOUNDARIES The determination or redetermination of municipal boundaries and the delimitation of wards take place over a five-year period between local elections. The process of redetermining municipal boundaries, which began soon after the last local elections held on 18 May 2011, was finalised in October 2013. The process to delimit ward boundaries in preparation for the next local elections commenced in November 2013 and must be finalised before the date of the next local election in 2016. The recent process of redetermining municipal boundaries began in June 2011 with some 1 028 boundary proposals, submitted by stakeholders. The approach adopted by the Board was planned in two broad phases: • the consultation phases • the legal phases The consultation phase included nationwide, scheduled, open meetings held at district level in 2011 and again in 2012. The Board was able to engage directly with its stakeholders and affected communities during this phase. The first phase of consultation included: • June 2011, MDB delegation consulted with MECs for Cooperative Governance (FS, KZN, LIM, etc.) • Issue circular 1/2011 (June 2011) • August – December 2011, visited all affected municipalities and stakeholders at Metro and

District level and consulted on 558 proposals • Initial deadline was 15 December 2011, which was later extended to 20 January 2012 • By the 20 January 2012 closing date, an additional 470 submissions were received, making a total of 1 028 submissions recorded by MDB by the closing date. • Second round visits by MDB, to consult municipalities and stakeholders on additional 470 cases, were set aside for May – July 2012 • Additional requests for meetings from individuals, communities and groups (SANCO, etc) were considered and attended by MDB • MDB also visited and addressed the National House of Traditional Leaders and relevant Provincial Houses of Traditional Leaders • MDB also met with the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) • Briefed Portfolio Committee of COGTA • Visited all Executive Mayors of metros After carefully consideration of the inputs received during the consultations, a decision was taken to consider 204 municipal boundary proposals in terms of section 26. The Board published its intention to consider the boundary redeterminations in various newspapers during November 2012. This marked the start of the legal process. After considering the views received, the Board resolved to conduct public meetings and formal investigations on some proposals. • 204 proposals published in terms of section 26 (November - December 2012) • 540 views received on 126 proposals • 80 proposals had formal investigations conducted • 33 cases had public meetings conducted • 157 cases published in terms of Section 21 (August - September 2013) • 147 cases confirmed, four cases varied and six cases withdrawn by the Board in terms of section 21(5) in October 2013

WARD DELIMITATION FOR 2016 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS After having finalised the boundaries of the municipalities, preparations for elections commence. The MDB plays a key role in this process. The electoral system provides for the election of ward councillors, and it is the responsibility of the MDB to delimit such wards within which ward councillors can be elected. Whilst the MDB endeavours to retain stable ward boundaries as far as possible, it is, in general, not possible due to an increase or decrease in the number of registered voters, which impacts

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on the number of councillors and, thus, on the number of wards. As in the case of municipal boundaries, the MDB follows a lengthy consultative process before final ward boundaries are finalised in compliance with the criteria provided for in Schedule 1 of the Municipal Structures Act, 1998. The MDB provides draft sets of ward maps to stakeholders and communities and convenes meetings with them with a view to reach agreement on the ward boundaries before the commencement of the legal process.

KEY ROLE PLAYERS IN WARD DELIMITATION Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) The IEC is to provide the certified voters’ roll, divided into municipal segments, voting district and voting station data.

Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs The minister must publish the formula to calculate the number of councillors per municipality.

Provincial MEC for Local Government The MEC must publish the number of councillors per municipality.

norm (average number of registered voters per ward), calculate the 15 percent deviation above and below the norm, and delimit the wards using these calculations.

MDB’S ACTIVITIES DURING WARD DELIMITATION 2013-2015 PHASE 1: AWARENESS CAMPAIGN The success of the ward delimitation process depends not only on the successful delimitation of wards for all municipalities in the country but also on public participation. This phase will be dominated by the awareness campaign, which is focused on the following objectives: • Creating awareness about the legal requirements for the ward delimitation process • Discussing the challenges experienced in the previous ward delimitation, with an intention to improve the next ward delimitation process • Outlining the broad timeframes for the next ward delimitation process • Clarifying the role of provincial departments responsible for local government in ward delimitation • Sharing experiences on public participation in the ward delimitation process.

Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB)

PHASE 2: CONSULTATIONS ON DRAFT WARD BOUNDARIES

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arranged at local municipality level. A session will be arranged per municipality to discuss and facilitate consensus on each ward within a particular municipality. This will target municipalities, councillors, political parties, traditional leadership, etc. The Board will facilitate these sessions. The main purpose is to obtain locally generated proposals on wards. Stakeholders and municipalities will be encouraged to conduct further public consultations until December 2014.

PHASE 3: PUBLICATION OF WARD BOUNDARIES The publication of ward boundaries in the Provincial Gazettes invites objections, considers objections and publishes final ward boundaries.

PHASE 4: HANDOVER OF BOUNDARIES TO THE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION Final ward boundaries, delimited and published by the Board, will be handed to the Independent Electoral Commission.

CONCLUSION The Municipal Demarcation Board is required to provide the Independent Electoral Commission with the finalised ward boundaries by June 2015 to allow sufficient time to conduct voter registration and prepare for the local elections, therefore it is crucial for the Municipal Demarcation Board to conclude its activities and finalise the process by the said date.

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METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITIES

VHEMBE

LP

EPHRAIM MOGALE

BUFFALO CITY

EC

WATERBERG

LP

EZINQOLENI

CITY OF CAPE TOWN

WC

WEST COAST

WC

FETAKGOMO

LP

CITY OF JOHANNESBURG

GP

WEST RAND

GP

GAMAGARA

NC

CITY OF TSHWANE

GP

XHARIEP

FS

GARIEP

EC

EKURHULENI

GP

ZF MGCAWU

NC

GA-SEGONYANA

NC

GEORGE

WC

GOVAN MBEKI

MP

GREAT KEI

EC

KZN

KZN

MANGAUNG

FS

LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES

NELSON MANDELA BAY

EC

ABAQULUSI

KZN

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITIES

AGANANG

LP

GREATER GIYANI

ALFRED NZO

AMAHLATHI

EC

GREATER KOKSTAD

EC

LP KZN

BA-PHALABORWA

LP

GREATER LETABA

LP

AMATHOLE

EC

BAVIAANS

EC

GREATER TAUNG

NW

BOJANALA PLATINUM

NW

BEAUFORT WEST

WC

GREATER TUBATSE

CACADU

EC

BELA-BELA

LP

GREATER TZANEEN

LP

CAPE WINELANDS

WC

BERGRIVIER

WC

HANTAM

NC

CAPRICORN

LP

BITOU

WC

HESSEQUA

WC

CENTRAL KAROO

WC

BLOUBERG

LP

HIBISCUS COAST

KZN

CHRIS HANI

EC

BLUE CRANE ROUTE

EC

HLABISA

KZN

DR KENNETH KAUNDA

NW

BREEDE VALLEY

WC

IKWEZI

DR RUTH S. MOMPATI

NW

BUSHBUCKRIDGE

MP

IMBABAZANE

KZN

EDEN

WC

CAMDEBOO

EC

IMPENDLE

KZN

EHLANZENI

MP

CAPE AGULHAS

WC

INDAKA

KZN

FEZILE DABI

FS

CEDERBERG

WC

INGQUZA HILL

FRANCES BAARD

NC

CHIEF ALBERT LUTHULI

MP

INGWE

GERT SIBANDE

MP

CITY OF MATLOSANA

NW

INKWANCA

EC

HARRY GWALA

KZN

CITY OF UMHLATHUZE

KZN

INTSIKA YETHU

EC

ILEMBE

KZN

DANNHAUSER

KZN

INXUBA YETHEMBA

EC

FS

JOE MOROLONG

NC

AMAJUBA

KZN

LP

EC

EC KZN

JOE GQABI

EC

DIHLABENG

JOHN TAOLO GAETSEWE

NC

DIKGATLONG

NC

JOZINI

KZN

LEJWELEPUTSWA

FS

DIPALESENG

MP

KAGISANO-MOLOPO

NW

MOPANI

LP

DITSOBOTLA

NW

KAI !GARIB

NC

NAMAKWA

NC

DR JS MOROKA

MP

KAMIESBERG

NC

NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA

NW

DR PIXLEY KA ISAKA SEME

MP

KANNALAND

WC

NKANGALA

MP

DRAKENSTEIN

WC

KAREEBERG

NC

OR TAMBO

EC

EDUMBE

KZN

KAROO HOOGLAND

NC

OVERBERG

WC

ELIAS MOTSOALEDI

LP

KGATELOPELE

NC

PIXLEY KA SEME

NC

ELUNDINI

EC

KGETLENGRIVIER

NW

SEDIBENG

GP

EMADLANGENI

KHAI-MA

NC

SEKHUKHUNE

LP

EMAKHAZENI

MP

//KHARA HAIS

NC

THABO MOFUTSANYANA

FS

EMALAHLENI

EC

!KHEIS

NC

UGU

KZN

EMALAHLENI

MP

KZN

EMFULENI

GP

EC

UMGUNGUNDLOVU

KING SABATA DALINDYEBO

UMKHANYAKUDE

KZN

EMNAMBITHI/LADYSMITH

KNYSNA

WC

UMZINYATHI

KZN

EMTHANJENI

UTHUKELA

KZN

ENDUMENI

KZN

UTHUNGULU

KZN

ENGCOBO

EC

Clean audit

Financially unqualified with findings

Qualified audit with findings

KZN

KZN NC

Adverse audit with findings

KOPANONG

FS

KOUGA

EC

KOU-KAMMA

EC

Disclaimer with findings

2010/11

LP KZN

AUDIT OUTCOMES

ZULULAND

ETHEKWINI

AUDIT OUTCOME 2011/12

MUNICIPALITY

PROVINCE

2010/11

2010/11

MUNICIPALITY

AUDIT OUTCOME 2011/12

PROVINCE

AUDIT OUTCOME 2011/12

MUNICIPALITY

PROVINCE

AUDIT OUTCOMES

Audit not finalised at legislated date

Source: Consolidated general report on the Local Government audit outcomes, published by the Auditor-General South Africa.

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KWA SANI

KZN

MOOKGOPHONG

LP

SAKHISIZWE

EC

KWADUKUZA

KZN

MOQHAKA

FS

SALDANHA BAY

WC

LAINGSBURG

WC

MORETELE

NW

SENQU

EC

LANGEBERG

WC

MOSES KOTANE

NW

SETSOTO

FS

LEKWA

MP

MOSSEL BAY

WC

SIYANCUMA

NC

LEKWA-TEEMANE

NW

MPOFANA

KZN

SIYATHEMBA

NC

LEPELLE-NKUMPI

LP

MSINGA

KZN

SOL PLAATJE

NC

LEPHALALE

LP

MSUKALIGWA

MP

STELLENBOSCH

WC

LESEDI

GP

MSUNDUZI

KZN

STEVE TSHWETE

MP

LETSEMENG

FS

MTHONJANENI

KZN

SUNDAYS RIVER VALLEY

EC

LUKHANJI

EC

MTUBATUBA

KZN

SWARTLAND

WC

MADIBENG

NW

MUSINA

LP

SWELLENDAM

WC

MAFUBE

FS

MUTALE

LP

THABA CHWEU

MP

MAGARENG

NC

NALA

FS

THABAZIMBI

MAHIKENG

NW

NALEDI

FS

THE BIG 5 FALSE BAY

KZN

MAKANA

EC

NALEDI

NW

THEEWATERSKLOOF

WC

MAKHADO

LP

NAMA KHOI

NC

THEMBELIHLE

NC

MAKHUDUTHAMAGA

LP

NDLAMBE

EC

THEMBISILE HANI

MP

MALETSWAI

EC

NDWEDWE

KZN

THULAMELA

MALUTI-A-PHOFUNG

FS

NEWCASTLE

KZN

TLOKWE CITY COUNCIL

MAMUSA

NW

NGQUSHWA

EC

TOKOLOGO

FS

MANDENI

KZN

NGWATHE

FS

TSANTSABANE

NC

FS

NKANDLA

KZN

LP NW

TSOLWANA

EC

MAPHUMULO

KZN

NKETOANA

FS

TSWAING

NW

MAQUASSI HILLS

NW

NKOMAZI

MP

TSWELOPELE

LP

NKONKOBE

EC

UBUHLEBEZWE

MASILONYANA

FS

NONGOMA

KZN

UBUNTU

NC

MATATIELE

EC

NQUTHU

KZN

ULUNDI

KZN

MATJHABENG

FS

NTABANKULU

EC

UMDONI

KZN

MATZIKAMA

WC

NTAMBANANA

KZN

UMHLABUYALINGANA

KZN

MBHASHE

EC

NXUBA

EC

UMJINDI

MBIZANA

EC

NYANDENI

EC

UMLALAZI

KZN

MBOMBELA

MP

OKHAHLAMBA

KZN

UMNGENI

KZN

MERAFONG CITY

GP

OUDTSHOORN

WC

UMSHWATHI

KZN

METSIMAHOLO

FS

OVERSTRAND

WC

UMSOBOMVU

KZN

PHOKWANE

NC

UMTSHEZI

KZN

MHLONTLO

EC

PHUMELELA

FS

UMUZIWABANTU

KZN

MIDVAAL

GP

POLOKWANE

LP

UMVOTI

KZN

MIER

NC

PORT ST JOHNS

EC

UMZIMKHULU

KZN

KZN

PRINCE ALBERT

WC

UMZIMVUBU

NW

UMZUMBE

KZN

MARULENG

MFOLOZI

MKHAMBATHINI

FS KZN

MP

NC

EC

MKHONDO

MP

RAMOTSHERE MOILOA

MNQUMA

EC

RANDFONTEIN

GP

UPHONGOLO

KZN

MODIMOLLE

LP

RATLOU

NW

VENTERSDORP

NW

MOGALAKWENA

LP

RENOSTERBERG

NC

VICTOR KHANYE

MOGALE CITY

GP

RICHMOND

MOHOKARE

FS

MOLEMOLE

LP

Clean audit

Financially unqualified with findings

MP

KZN

VULAMEHLO

RICHTERSVELD

NC

WESTONARIA

GP

RUSTENBURG

NW

WITZENBERG

WC

Qualified audit with findings

Adverse audit with findings

Disclaimer with findings

2010/11

LP

AUDIT OUTCOMES

MANTSOPA

AUDIT OUTCOME 2011/12

MUNICIPALITY

PROVINCE

2010/11

AUDIT OUTCOME 2011/12

2010/11

MUNICIPALITY

PROVINCE

AUDIT OUTCOME 2011/12

MUNICIPALITY

PROVINCE

AUDIT OUTCOMES

KZN

Audit not finalised at legislated date

Source: Consolidated general report on the Local Government audit outcomes, published by the Auditor-General South Africa.

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R144,2m

R25,4m

WATERBERG

R0,03m

-

EZINQOLENI

R3,97m

R2,69m

R17,6m

R96,8m

WEST COAST

-

-

FETAKGOMO

R2,39m

-

R516,9m

R480,1m

WEST RAND

R2,37m

R0,61m

GAMAGARA

R56,7m

R6,71m

CITY OF TSHWANE

R618,3m

R186,8m

XHARIEP

R12,0m

R15,7m

GARIEP

R86,8m

R16,9m

EKURHULENI

R374,5m

R17,2m

ZF MGCAWU

R19,9m

R9,53m

GA-SEGONYANA

R78,0m

R134,0m

ZULULAND

R18,4m

R0,74m

GEORGE

R31,9m

R43,5m

BUFFALO CITY CITY OF CAPE TOWN CITY OF JOHANNESBURG

VHEMBE

ETHEKWINI

R785,0m

R1 329m

MANGAUNG

R435,4m

R242,4m

NELSON MANDELA BAY

R650,3m

R61,7m

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITIES

GOVAN MBEKI

LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES ABAQULUSI

R30,2m

R1,41m

R70,6m R2,92m

R39,9m

GREATER LETABA

R36,1m

R14,0m

R14,8m

R19,1m

GREATER TAUNG

R41,7m

R13,0m

R15,9m

R56,6m

GREATER TUBATSE

R24,0m

R5,86m

R18,2m

R11,9m

AMAJUBA

R50,1m

R91,8m

BA-PHALABORWA

R69,5m

AMATHOLE

R2,12m

R1,49m

BAVIAANS

BOJANALA PLATINUM

R12,0m

R1,75m

BEAUFORT WEST

R16,7m

R20,8m

R0,22m

-

CAPE WINELANDS

BELA-BELA

R53,4m

-

GREATER TZANEEN

R181,8m

R1,42m

BERGRIVIER

R28,8m

R17,9m

HANTAM

R8,42m

R8,61m

R0,08m

R0,59m

CAPRICORN

R39,8m

R43,7m

BITOU

R48,0m

R51,6m

HESSEQUA

CENTRAL KAROO

R2,43m

R7,94m

BLOUBERG

R35,7m

R16,4m

HIBISCUS COAST

R257,4m

R186,9m

BLUE CRANE ROUTE

R15,6m

R3,63m

HLABISA

CHRIS HANI DR KENNETH KAUNDA

R2,79m

-

BREEDE VALLEY

R3,87m

R23,0m

DR RUTH S. MOMPATI

R87,4m

R57,0m

BUSHBUCKRIDGE

R221,7m

R234,3m

EDEN

R16,0m

R60,8m

CAMDEBOO

-

-

R4,95m

CAPE AGULHAS

R12,4m

EHLANZENI FEZILE DABI

R4,53m

-

FRANCES BAARD

R15,9m

R0,27m

GERT SIBANDE

R33,7m

-

HARRY GWALA

R235,5m

R418,3m

ILEMBE

R69,3m

R66,1m

JOE GQABI

R75,6m

R121,8m

R15,8m

R51,1m

R5,23m

AMAHLATHI

GREATER GIYANI

-

R11,7m R77,2m

R20,1m

R42,3m

CACADU

GREAT KEI

R157,4m

GREATER KOKSTAD

AGANANG

R636,6m

ALFRED NZO

EPHRAIM MOGALE

CEDERBERG

IKWEZI

R58,1m

R1,97m

R26,4m

R0,50m

R11,3m

R36,9m

IMBABAZANE

R0,01m

R0,01m

R8,95m

IMPENDLE

R0,78m

R1,80m

R6,43m

INDAKA

R19,9m

R24,9m

n/a

n/a

CHIEF ALBERT LUTHULI

R55,6m

R7,91m

CITY OF MATLOSANA

R35,0m

R219,5m

-

-

INTSIKA YETHU INXUBA YETHEMBA

R10,0m

R14,4m

JOE MOROLONG

R0,32m

R0,07m

CITY OF UMHLATHUZE DANNHAUSER

R0,02m

-

DIHLABENG

R70,2m

R177,3m

INGQUZA HILL INGWE INKWANCA

R108,3m

R34,0m

R3,31m

R0,04m

R34,3m

R12,4m

R149,0m

R26,5m

JOHN TAOLO GAETSEWE

R84,1m

R61,2m

DIKGATLONG

n/a

n/a

JOZINI

R46,2m

R1,65m

LEJWELEPUTSWA

R13,8m

R3,86m

DIPALESENG

R73,6m

R32,3m

KAGISANO-MOLOPO

R5,42m

R1,91m

R229,2m

R322,6m

DITSOBOTLA

R32,8m

R0,90m

KAI !GARIB

R86,4m

n/a

R1,05m

-

DR JS MOROKA

R0,33m

-

KAMIESBERG

R52,4m

R32,9m

R346,2m

R77,4m

DR PIXLEY KA ISAKA SEME

R5,60m

R6,15m

KANNALAND

R12,8m

R12,7m

DRAKENSTEIN

R48,7m

R2,25m

KAREEBERG

OR TAMBO

R456,7m

R333,0m

OVERBERG

R11,4m

R20,9m

PIXLEY KA SEME

R15,0m

R8,18m

MOPANI NAMAKWA NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA NKANGALA

SEDIBENG

EDUMBE

R76,9m

R19,1m

ELIAS MOTSOALEDI

R197,2m

R122,0m

ELUNDINI

R36,8m

R1,19m

n/a R0,95m

n/a

n/a

KGATELOPELE

R9,34m

-

KGETLENGRIVIER

R22,9m

R9,11m

EMADLANGENI

R0,17m

-

EMAKHAZENI

R3,91m

R5,91m

EMALAHLENI (EC)

R84,9m

R20,8m

!KHEIS

R18,1m

R21,2m

EMALAHLENI (MP)

-

R22,9m

R6,48m

R300,1m

R76,5m

-

R88,8m

SEKHUKHUNE

R68,0m

R106,9m

THABO MOFUTSANYANA

R3,20m

R8,46m

UGU

R67,8m

R0,59m

UMGUNGUNDLOVU

R0,33m

R6,77m

EMFULENI

UMKHANYAKUDE

R58,4m

R4,32m

EMNAMBITHI/LADYSMITH

UMZINYATHI

R2,45m

R0,71m

EMTHANJENI

UTHUKELA

R78,9m

R9,17m

-

-

UTHUNGULU

KAROO HOOGLAND

n/a R4,36m

KHAI-MA //KHARA HAIS

R27,1m

R7,47m

R142,1m

R84,5m

R0,18m

KING SABATA DALINDYEBO

R18,5m

R21,9m

KNYSNA

R240,3m

R7,71m

R120,5m

R97,7m

KOPANONG

R128,9m

R59,3m

ENDUMENI

R10,6m

R0,09m

KOUGA

R180,7m

R53,9m

ENGCOBO

R83,8m

R16,3m

R20,1m

R21,4m

KOU-KAMMA

UIFW EXPENDITURE

METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITIES

MUNICIPALITY

2010/11

2010/11 R109,3m

R455,5m

MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2011/12 R186,4m

R437,8m

MUNICIPALITY

2010/11

2011/12

UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS AND WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE

The above figures are aggregated totals for Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless and Wasteful Expenditure. While the figures are aggregated for the purpose of this table, each type of expenditure is distinctly different in nature. Please refer to p17 for definitions and source information.

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R9,40m

R43,4m

MOQHAKA

R177,3m

R100,3m

R2,15m

MORETELE

R35,2m

-

R11,9m

MOSES KOTANE

R88,1m

R115,4m

R206,5m

R12,6m

MOSSEL BAY

R465,2m

LEKWA-TEEMANE

R56,1m

R31,0m

MPOFANA

LEPELLE-NKUMPI

R56,5m

-

MSINGA

LEPHALALE

R54,1m

R1,29m

R8,58m

R12,1m

KWADUKUZA

R16,8m

R8,57m

LAINGSBURG

R13,8m

LANGEBERG

R2,44m

LEKWA

LESEDI LETSEMENG

MSUKALIGWA

SAKHISIZWE

R32,0m

R23,5m

SALDANHA BAY

R2,81m

R0,40m

SENQU

R1,47m

R0,43m

SETSOTO

R76,3m

R69,6m

-

SIYANCUMA

R20,7m

R27,1m

R0,04m

-

SIYATHEMBA

R34,3m

R33,5m

R8,54m

R7,30m

SOL PLAATJE

R48,3m

R41,1m

-

R26,1m

STELLENBOSCH

-

R25,4m

R7,16m

-

MSUNDUZI

R49,4m

R342,7m

STEVE TSHWETE

R0,26m

-

R43,7m

R28,4m

MTHONJANENI

R1,24m

R1,14m

SUNDAYS RIVER VALLEY

R32,2m

R23,0m

SWARTLAND

R8,28m

-

n/a

n/a

LUKHANJI

R38,1m

R43,8m

MTUBATUBA

R29,7m

R6,71m

MADIBENG

R80,9m

R0,02m

MUSINA

R22,7m

R63,0m

SWELLENDAM

R8,19m

R12,8m

THABA CHWEU

R53,8m

R15,6m

n/a

n/a

THABAZIMBI

R64,2m

R30,8m

MAFUBE

R81,2m

R50,1m

MUTALE

MAGARENG

R23,1m

R63,6m

NALA

MAHIKENG

R52,9m

R160,2m

NALEDI (FS)

R30,1m

R5,03m

THE BIG 5 FALSE BAY

R6,41m

R0,49m

MAKANA

R87,8m

R64,1m

NALEDI (NW)

R79,4m

R24,9m

THEEWATERSKLOOF

R76,5m

R4,91m

R159,2m

R25,7m

NAMA KHOI

R154,6m

R129,2m

THEMBELIHLE

R43,1m

R41,3m

R15,2m

R14,8m

NDLAMBE

R56,3m

R57,3m

THEMBISILE HANI

R71,7m

R60,0m

NDWEDWE

R3,08m

R7,09m

THULAMELA

R15,8m

R15,4m

TLOKWE CITY COUNCIL

MAKHADO MAKHUDUTHAMAGA MALETSWAI

R44,3m

R17,3m

MALUTI-A-PHOFUNG

R45,2m

R210,8m

NEWCASTLE

MAMUSA

R3,04m

R2,88m

NGQUSHWA

R54,2m

R5,70m

TOKOLOGO

MANDENI

R5,53m

R9,30m

NGWATHE

R39,0m

R23,3m

TSANTSABANE

MANTSOPA

R30,5m

R46,8m

NKANDLA

R29,8m

R2,25m

MAPHUMULO

R15,0m

R18,3m

NKETOANA

R30,1m

R20,0m

R16,2m

NKOMAZI

R12,5m

R18,7m

MAQUASSI HILLS MARULENG MASILONYANA

R28,7m

R23,7m

R298,1m

R96,9m

R42,0m

R63,8m

R333,8m

R110,1m

TSOLWANA

R15,3m

R19,0m

R99,7m

TSWAING

R31,0m

R15,9m

R113,0m

R112,2m

TSWELOPELE

R3,99m

R1,75m

NKONKOBE

R23,9m

R23,1m

UBUHLEBEZWE

R7,02m

R10,9m

NONGOMA

R51,6m

R9,79m

UBUNTU

R16,4m

R38,5m

NQUTHU

R3,51m

R0,31m

ULUNDI

R4,06m

R71,7m

R57,8m

R11,3m

UMDONI

R10,0m

R33,7m R1,55m

R575,4m

R42,6m

MATATIELE

R0,69m

-

MATJHABENG

R1 313m R846,8m

NTABANKULU

MATZIKAMA

R40,6m

R58,2m

NTAMBANANA

-

-

UMHLABUYALINGANA

R6,29m

MBHASHE

R3,33m

R35,6m

NXUBA

R24,2m

R1,29m

UMJINDI

R1,06m

-

MBIZANA

R5,21m

R6,08m

NYANDENI

R50,5m

R2,93m

UMLALAZI

R3,33m

R0,68m

R3,91m

R4,01m

R11,8m

R90,9m

OKHAHLAMBA

R23,1m

R5,98m

UMNGENI

MERAFONG CITY

MBOMBELA

R30,4m

-

OUDTSHOORN

R94,1m

R80,4m

UMSHWATHI

R0,36m

-

METSIMAHOLO

R73,9m

-

OVERSTRAND

R0,43m

R0,11m

UMSOBOMVU

R39,8m

R30,1m

R0,04m

-

R10,8m

R5,06m

MFOLOZI MHLONTLO MIDVAAL

R16,5m

R6,63m

PHOKWANE

R32,3m

R24,3m

UMTSHEZI

R49,0m

R11,9m

PHUMELELA

R61,4m

R59,4m

UMUZIWABANTU

-

R0,04m

POLOKWANE

R350,6m

R105,5m

-

R4,34m

MIER

R12,3m

R4,40m

PORT ST JOHNS

R47,9m

R3,42m

UMZIMKHULU

R34,0m

R2,57m

MKHAMBATHINI

R1,25m

R0,74m

PRINCE ALBERT

R2,50m

R12,3m

UMZIMVUBU

R24,0m

R62,1m

R104,3m

R18,4m

RAMOTSHERE MOILOA

R2,23m

-

UMZUMBE

R7,40m

R1,23m

MNQUMA

R16,4m

R1,30m

RANDFONTEIN

R43,7m

R78,4m

UPHONGOLO

R19,8m

R0,11m

MODIMOLLE

R23,8m

R18,8m

RATLOU

R31,1m

R20,7m

VENTERSDORP

R41,9m

R30,5m

MKHONDO

MOGALAKWENA

R15,2m

R33,6m

RENOSTERBERG

R62,7m

R17,9m

R122,0m

R12,5m

RICHMOND

R0,03m

-

MOHOKARE

R16,3m

R82,8m

RICHTERSVELD

R1,99m

MOLEMOLE

n/a

n/a

R523,3m

MOGALE CITY

RUSTENBURG

UMVOTI

R0,30m

-

VULAMEHLO

VICTOR KHANYE

R10,7m

R9,13m

R35,0m

WESTONARIA

R2,42m

-

-

WITZENBERG

R13,7m

R14,7m

UIFW EXPENDITURE

MOOKGOPHONG

KWA SANI

2010/11

MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS AND WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE

The above figures are aggregated totals for Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless and Wasteful Expenditure. While the figures are aggregated for the purpose of this table, each type of expenditure is distinctly different in nature. Please refer to p17 for definitions and source information.

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EASTERN CAPE KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC ALFRED NZO DC44 JOE GQABI DC14

168 966km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

13.8%

PEOPLE

OR TAMBO DC15

POPULATION

6 562 053

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

12.7%

POPULATION GROUPS

CHRIS HANI DC13

AMATHOLE DC12 CACADU DC10

LAND AREA

BUFFALO CITY BUF

BLACK AFRICAN

86.3%

COLOURED

8.3%

INDIAN/ASIAN

0.4%

WHITE

4.7%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

NELSON MANDELA BAY NMA

NO SCHOOLING

10.5%

GRADE 12

20.0%

HIGHER EDUCATION

8.5%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

The Eastern Cape is located on the east coast of South Africa between the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Inland, it borders the Northern Cape and Free State provinces, as well as Lesotho. The region boasts remarkable natural diversity, ranging from the semi-arid Great Karoo to the forests of the Wild Coast and the Keiskamma Valley, the fertile Langkloof and the mountainous southern Drakensberg region. The Eastern Cape’s main feature is its spectacular coastline bordering the Indian Ocean. It covers an area of 168 966km2 and has a population of 6 562 053. It is the second-largest province in South Africa by surface area and has the thirdlargest population. The capital is Bhisho. Other major cities and towns include Port Elizabeth, East London, Grahamstown, Mthatha, Graaf Reinet, Cradock and Port St Johns. The Eastern Cape is one of South Africa’s poorest provinces incorporating large areas of South Africa’s former homelands. The Eastern Cape has excellent agricultural and forestry potential. The fertile Langkloof Valley in the south-west has enormous deciduous fruit orchards, while the Karoo interior is an important sheep-farming area. The Alexandria-Grahamstown area produces pineapples, chicory and dairy products, while coffee and tea are cultivated at Magwa. People in the former Transkei region are dependent on the farming of cattle, maize and sorghum. The metropolitan economies of Port Elizabeth and East London are based primarily on manufacturing, the most important industry being motor manufacturing. The province is the hub of South Africa’s automotive industry. The Eastern Cape is divided into two metropolitan municipalities (Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality) and six district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 37 local municipalities.

37.4%

HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS

1 687 385

FORMAL DWELLINGS

63.2%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

75.0%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

49.4%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

46.0%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

43.5%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.ectourism.co.za www.ecdc.co.za www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN EASTERN CAPE Buffalo City

Ngqushwa

Sundays River Valley

Gariep

Nelson Mandela Bay

Nkonkobe

Chris Hani

Maletswai

Alfred Nzo

Nxuba

Emalahleni

Senqu

Matatiele

Cacadu

Engcobo

OR Tambo

Mbizana

Baviaans

Inkwanca

Ingquza Hill

Ntabankulu

Blue Crane Route

Intsika Yethu

King Sabata Dalindyebo

Umzimvubu

Camdeboo

Inxuba Yethemba

Mhlontlo

Amathole

Ikwezi

Lukhanji

Nyandeni

Amahlathi

Kou-Kamma

Sakhisizwe

Port St Johns

Great Kei

Kouga

Tsolwana

Mbhashe

Makana

Joe Gqabi

Mnquma

Ndlambe

Elundini

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BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (BUF) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 134, East London, 5200 PHYSICAL: Cnr North & Oxford Streets, Trust Centre, East London TEL: 043 705 2000 FAX: 043 743 1688 EMAIL: ondelam@buffalocity.gov.za WEB: www.buffalocity.gov.za

Area: 2 536km2 Description: Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality is situated on the east coast of the Eastern Cape province, South Africa. The boundaries of the newly established municipality now include a large area characterised by very different features. Two former municipalities, Transitional Local Councils – that of East London and King William’s Town – have merged into one. Other areas that were previously not included in either of them are now part of Buffalo City. The municipality was established as a local municipality in 2000 after South Africa’s reorganisation of municipal areas and is named after the Buffalo River, at whose mouth lies the only river port in South Africa. On 18 May 2011 it was separated from the Amathole District Municipality and converted into a metropolitan municipality. History was made in Buffalo City when the City elected its first female mayor on Friday, 17 March 2006. The area has a well-developed manufacturing base, with the auto industry playing a major role. The climate is mild, with year-round sunshine. The average rainfall is 850mm. Cities/Towns: Berlin, Bisho, Dimbaza, East London, Kidd’s Beach, King William’s Town, Mdantsane, Phakamisa, Zwelitsha Main Economic Sectors: Finance (29%), community services (28%), manufacturing (17%), trade (13%), transport (8%), agriculture (1%), mining (0.4%)

EASTERN CAPE

BERLIN ZWELITSHA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 755 200 Households: 223 568

BISHO

KING WILLIAM’S TOWN

Population Growth: 0.69% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.10%

MDANTSANE EAST LONDON

BUFFALO CITY KIDD’S BEACH

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Andile Fani Chief Financial Officer: Pam Adonis (Acting) Communications Officer: Keith Ngesi LED Officer: Vuyani Mbatha Other Senior Management: Ondela Mahlangu (Head: Communications and International Relations)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Adverse audit

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

11 306 800

11 196 383

123 730

(227 540)

Operating Cash Flow

650 010

338 852

UIFW Expenditure***

437 802

455 463

OTHER AUDITS POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 71, DA 21, COPE 3, AIC 2, PAC 2, ACDP 1 Mayor: Ms Zukiswa Ncitha Other Members of Council: Temba Tinta (Deputy Mayor), Luleka Simon (Speaker), Sangweni Matwele (Chief Whip), Mthetheli Sam (IDP and PMS), Pumla Nazo (LED and Tourism), John Badenhorst (Finance)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.55 Green Drop Score 2011: 86.7

Blue Drop Score 2011: 91.28

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: For information on LED projects, contact Mr Mbata on 043 705 1167/2 or email him on vuyanim@buffalocity.gov.za.

NELSON MANDELA BAY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (NMA) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 116, Port Elizabeth, 6000 PHYSICAL: City Hall, Vuyisile Mini Square, Govan Mbeki Avenue, Nelson Mandela Bay TEL: 041 506 3208/9 FAX: 041 506 2422 EMAIL: tshabudien@mandelametro.gov.za WEB: www.nelsonmandelabay.gov.za

MOTHERWELL UITENHAGE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 959km2 Description: Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality is a Category A municipality. Nelson Mandela Bay is a major seaport and automotive manufacturing centre located on the south-eastern coast of Africa in the Eastern Cape province. It is the economic powerhouse of the Eastern Cape province and one of six metropolitan areas in South Africa. The city is a holiday hotspot for both national and international tourists. The predominant languages spoken are English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa. Its boundaries are formed by Cassie Mountain View in the north, Cape Recife in the south, Van Stadens River Mouth in the west, and Sundays River Mouth in the east.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

NELSON MANDELA BAY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

DESPATCH KWA NOBUHLE BETHELSDORP PORT ELIZABETH CLARENDON MARINE

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 1 152 115 Households: 324 292

Executive Director: Corporate Services), Peter Neilson (Acting Executive Director: Electricity and Energy), Simiselo Nogampula (Acting Executive Director: Human Settlements), Walter Shaidi (Acting Executive Director: Infrastructure, Engineering and Special Programmes), Dr Mamisa Chabula-Nxiweni (Executive Director: Public Health), Shane Brown (Acting Executive Director: Safety and Security)

Population Growth: 1.36% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 63, DA 48, COPE 6, ACDP 1, PAC 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr Benson Fihla Other Members of Council: Chippa Ngcolomba (Deputy Executive Mayor), Joy Seale (Chief Whip), Babalwa Lobishe (Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture), Fikile Desi (Constituency Coordinator), Thembinkosi Mafana (Safety and Security), Nomamerika Magopeni (Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture), Wandisile Jikeka (Corporate Services), Mbuyiseli Mkavu (Human Settlements), Andile Mfunda (Infrastructure, Engineering and Energy), Paticia Ndlovu (Public Health), Balu Naran (Budget and Treasury)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Mpilo Mbambisa Chief Financial Officer: Ms Barbara De Scande Communications Officer: Mr Roland Williams LED Officer: Mr Anele Qaba Other Senior Management: Bheza Ntshona (Chief of Staff), Lineo Nkanjeni (Acting Chief Operating Officer), Mod Ndoyana (Acting

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

9 484 060

1 887 635

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

563 403

(11 633)

Operating Cash Flow

1 994 939

1 073 239

UIFW Expenditure***

650 247

61 736

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 90.04 Green Drop Score 2011: 80.8

Blue Drop Score 2011: 90.11

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Vision 2020: including Njoli Square Development – revitalisation of Uitenhage CBD; North End Coastal Development; International Convention Centre; Urban Agriculture Project; development of cultural centre. Key Investment Opportunities: Private investment opportunities: automotive and components manufacturing; tourism; wool, mohair, textiles, clothing and leather; medicines; electronics; ICT; chlorine and petrochemical cluster; logistics; robotics; energy; agribusiness. Nelson Mandela Bay offers world-class infrastructure for investment at the iconic Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) and deepwater port of Ngqura.

ALFRED NZO DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC44) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X511, Mount Ayliff, 4735 PHYSICAL: Erf 1400, Ntsizwa Street, Mount Ayliff TEL: 039 254 5000 FAX: 039 254 0343 EMAIL: moyom@andm.gov.za WEB: www.andm.gov.za

MATATIELE CEDARVILLE

MATATIELE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 10 731km2 Description: Alfred Nzo District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the north-eastern corner of the Eastern Cape province. It stretches from the Drakensberg Mountains, bordering Lesotho in the west, Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District Municipality to the north, and OR Tambo District Municipality in the east and south. The municipality is comprised of Matatiele, Ntabankulu, Mbizana and Umzimvubu Local Municipalities. The district surface area has increased due to the incorporation of Mbizana and Ntabankulu Local Municipalities. The process also entailed the amendment of all four municipalities’ wards, where the wards for Umzimvubu Local Municipality (LM) increased from 24 to 27, due to some wards from Ntabankulu Municipality being incorporated under Umzimvubu LM; Matatiele from 24 to 26; Mbizana from 25 to 31; and Ntabankulu from 15 to 18 wards. The changes resulted in Alfred Nzo District Municipality being formed by a total of 102 wards. Cities/Towns: Bizana, Cedarville, Matatiele, Mount Ayliff, Mount Frere, Tabankulu Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture and forestry

METRO MUNICIPALITY

EASTERN CAPE

The Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality was established on 5 December 2000. Nelson Mandela Bay was the first city in South Africa to establish a fully integrated democratic local authority and the only city in the world named after Nelson Mandela, who was born and spent his formative years in the Eastern Cape. Cities/Towns: Bethelsdorp, Bloemendal, Blue Horizon Bay, Clarendon Marine, Despatch, Kwa Nobuhle, Motherwell, Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (33%), community, social and personal services (20%), financial, insurance, real estate and business services (15%)

UMZIMVUBU MOUNT FRERE

MOUNT AYLIFF

NTABANKULU

BIZANA

MBIZANA

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 801 344 Households: 169 261

Population Growth: 0.35% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 43.50%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

1 629 532

1 133 802

Surplus/Deficit

495 730

130 700

Operating Cash Flow

406 867

161 658

UIFW Expenditure***

636 582

42 288

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 34, DA 2, COPE 2, AIC 2 Mayor: Ms Eunice Diko Other Members of Council: S Sello (Speaker), P Nyangana (Chief Whip), S Mehlomakhulu (MMC: Corporate Services), N Tobo (MMC: LED and Rural Development), V Mdingazwe (MMC: Community Development Services), B Maningi (MMC: Special Programmes Unit), L Ntantini (MMC: Sports, Art and Recreation), B Mabhengu (MMC: Infrastructure), M Gqola (MMC: IGR and Policy Formulation)

Chief Financial Officer: Mr Luyolo Fokazi Communications Officer: Ndabuko Masumpa LED Officer: M Kraai Other Senior Management: O Hlazo (Senior Manager: Infrastructure Development and Municipal Services), C T Manciya (Acting Senior Manager: Community Development Services), N Qaba (Senior Manager: Corporate Services), M Kraai (Senior Manager: Planning and Economic Development)

OTHER AUDITS ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2012: 64.37 Green Drop Score 2011: 38.0

Municipal Manager: Mr M Z Silinga

Blue Drop Score 2011: 52.54

MATATIELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC441)

EASTERN CAPE

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 35, Matatiele, 4730 PHYSICAL: 102 Main Street, Matatiele TEL: 039 737 3135 FAX: 039 737 3611 EMAIL: nthabeleng@matatiele.co.za WEB: www.matatiele.gov.za

Other Members of Council: Nomasomi Mshuqwana (Speaker), Polelo Mohale (Chief Whip), Jacqueline Magangana (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Motlalepula Stuurman (Portfolio Head: Economic Development and Planning), Mandisi Mbobo (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Masentle Letuka (Portfolio Head: Communications and SPU), Momelezi Mbedla (Portfolio Head: Infrastructure Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 4 352km2 Description: Matatiele Local Municipality is located in the northern part of the Eastern Cape province. It adjoins Elundini Municipality to the south-west, Greater Kokstad Municipality to the east, and Lesotho to the north. It is one of the four local municipalities forming part of the Alfred Nzo District Municipality. The other municipalities are Umzimvubu, Mbizana and Ntabankulu Local Municipalities (LMs). The R56 road is a major arterial and trade route running through the municipality in an east-west direction, linking Matatiele with Kokstad to the east and Mount Fletcher to the west. It links the municipality with the KwaZulu-Natal province and parts of the Eastern Cape province located south of Matatiele LM. The western parts of the area (commercial agricultural farms) form part of the high production potential land stretching from Matatiele and Kokstad in the south through the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands to the north-western parts of KwaZulu-Natal. Matatiele municipal area is composed of the commercial farmlands surrounding the service centre of Matatiele, the town of Cedarville, and the R293 township of Maluti. The municipality is predominantly rural in nature. While Matatiele Town serves as a service centre and/or the main economic hub for Matatiele LM and beyond, and is identified in the District Municipality SDF as a primary node, the settlement pattern is characterised by dispersed rural settlements surrounded by subsistence farmlands in the former Transkei region. The area is located at the foothills of the Drakensberg Mountains. It adjoins the World Heritage Site along its western boundary and was included in the Maloti-Drakensberg Transfrontier Conservation and Development Project (MDTP). The latter was a collaborative initiative between South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho to protect the exceptional biodiversity of the Drakensberg and Maloti Mountains through conservation, sustainable resource use, and land-use and development planning. Cities/Towns: Cedarville, Matatiele Main Economic Sectors: Commerce, tourism, forestry, construction, agriculture and agro-processing, manufacturing, mining and quarrying

Municipal Manager: Dr Tsepang Nakin Chief Financial Officer: Mr Lihle Ndzelu Communications Officer: Ms Nthabeleng Seshea LED Officer: Mr Vuyo Ndaba Other Senior Management: Siyabulela Mbedla (General Manager: Community Services), Nomahlubi Ntloko (Acting General Manager: Infrastructure Services), Zamokuhle Mkhize (General Manager: Corporate Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 203 843 Households: 49 527

Population Growth: 0.46% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

465 271

431 221

Surplus/Deficit

35 079

41 400

Operating Cash Flow

66 684

45 972

UIFW Expenditure***

693

-

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Emerging farmer upgrading: introduction of an agriculture incubator programme; improvement of agricultural infrastructure and facilities; lobbying and fundraising programme for acquiring modern agricultural machinery, equipment and facilities; crop and productivity enhancement programme; agricultural production; and processing training plan development. Agro-processing facilities development: wood processing facility; dairy processing facility; leather tannery; meat processing facility; crop and fruit processing; packaging and labelling facility; milling plant; meat and crop cold storage facility. Key Investment Opportunities: Dairy and red meat production; processing of livestock products and honey, and crop and fruit production; the existing 408 forestry plantations in the municipality are not currently used for commercial purposes; tourism. Construction: high demand for housing delivery (human settlements) and for retail infrastructure in the municipality. Manufacturing: opportunities for the processing of goat, sheep and forestry products, as well as products associated with natural forests and forestry plantations.

Composition of Council: ANC 39, AIC 7, DA 3, COPE 2, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr M M Mdedla

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MBIZANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC443) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Bizana Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, forestry

POSTAL: PO Box 12, Bizana, 4800 PHYSICAL: 51 Main Street, Bizana TEL: 039 251 0230 FAX: 039 251 0917 EMAIL: memelas@mbizana.org.za WEB: www.mbizana.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 281 905 Households: 48 447

Population Growth: 1.37% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 43.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

EASTERN CAPE

Area: 2 417km2 Description: Mbizana Local Municipality is located in the Eastern Cape province on the R61 road connecting KwaZulu-Natal South Coastal Boundary to the N2 highway. It is one of the local municipalities under Alfred Nzo District Municipality. Mbizana prides itself on a cultural diversity that includes a variety of tribes such as Xhosas, Mpondos, Sothos and Ngunis. However, the population is dominated by the Mpondo tribe, which has its own unique dialect, isiMpondo, a soft mixture of isiXhosa and isiZulu. A femaledominated society, the municipality makes efforts to integrate and incorporate women in key decision-making roles within the institution to reflect this demographic. The majority of households in Mbizana are of a rural nature. This results in natural resources providing a strong base for basic survival as those living in rural areas turn to subsistence farming for their livelihoods. Mbizana Local Municipality stretches between the Umtamvuna and Mtentu Rivers, with pristine beaches and scenic estuaries. This coastline is part of the famous Wild Coast and Pondoland centre that boasts valuable flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. It is also home to one of the greatest sons of Africa, Oliver Reginald Tambo, who was a revolutionary leader and the longest-serving ANC president.

Composition of Council: ANC 54, COPE 2, AIC 1, APC 1, DA 1, NFP 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr M Twabu Other Members of Council: Daniswa Mafumbatha (Speaker), A Maquthu (Chief Whip)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr L Mahlaka Chief Financial Officer: Mr B Fikeni Communications Officer: Mr Thenjwa Matekana Other Senior Management: Simphiwe Thobela (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Adverse audit

Disclaimer

327 665

267 344

47 350

15 309

Operating Cash Flow

76 115

38 431

UIFW Expenditure***

5 214

6 084

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

NTABANKULU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC444) CONTACT DETAILS

Technology), S Nompula (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury, Supply Chain Management and Administration), N L Ndamase (Portfolio Head: Infrastructure Capital, Maintenance and Waste Management), N Ndabeni (Portfolio Head: Land, Housing and Traditional Affairs), M Tyhalibhomgo (Portfolio Head: Community Services, Special Programmes and Communications)

POSTAL: PO Box 234, Ntabankulu, 5130 PHYSICAL: 85 Main Street, Ntabankulu TEL: 039 258 0056 FAX: 039 258 0173 EMAIL: nonyongoluleka@yahoo.com WEB: www.ntabankulu.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 385km2 Description: Ntabankulu Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Eastern Cape province. Ntabankulu is an isiXhosa name meaning “great or big mountain”, since the municipal area is mountainous in character. It was formerly part of the OR Tambo District Municipality but was transferred to the Alfred Nzo District Municipality after the 2011 municipal election. Cities/Towns: Tabankulu Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, sand and quarry mining, forestry, tourism

Municipal Manager: Mr Sindile Tantsi Chief Financial Officer: Miss T Jaku Communications Officer: Ms Luleka Nonyongo LED Officer: Ms Luleka Nonyongo Other Senior Management: Sindiswa Mankahla (Director: Community Services), Simlindile Nodo (Director: Corporate Services), Chuleza Qotoyi (Director: Engineering and Infrastructure), Luleka Nonyongo (Director: Strategic Development and Planning)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 123 976 Households: 24 397

Net Assets

Population Growth: -0.55% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 50.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 31, COPE 2, DA 1, INDEPENDENT 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr Zuko Lwana Other Members of Council: N Ndabeni (Speaker), N Mpompoza (Chief Whip), K Nonkondlo (Portfolio Head: Human Resources, Organisational Transformation, Legal Services and Information

METRO MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

144 637

119 276

Surplus/Deficit

25 362

18 868

Operating Cash Flow

36 699

10 788

UIFW Expenditure***

57 800

11 299

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: Land availability for middle-income housing; shopping complexes; Ntabankulu Cultural Village.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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UMZIMVUBU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC442) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X9020, Mount Frere, 5090 PHYSICAL: 813 Main Street, Mount Frere TEL: 039 255 0166 FAX: 039 255 0167 WEB: www.umzimvubu.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 46, AIC 2, DA 2, UDM 2, COPE 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Ms K S Pangwa Other Members of Council: Z O Sisilana (Speaker), N Mbele (Chief Whip), N Nkula (Member: EXCO), P K Tingatinga (Member: EXCO), M V Nkqayi (Portfolio Head: Infrastructure), Z Ndevu (Portfolio Head: Finance), V A Bulana (Portfolio Head: Community Services), E N Ngalonkulu (Portfolio Head: SPU and Communications), L T Qasha (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 506km2 Description: Umzimvubu Local Municipality falls within the Alfred Nzo District in the north-western part of the Eastern Cape province. It adjoins Matatiele to the west, KwaZulu-Natal to the north, and the OR Tambo District Municipality to the east and south. The municipality has undergone a number of amendments in terms of municipal and ward demarcation, which has had a profound impact on planning in the area. The municipality is predominantly rural and the majority of the population reside in rural areas. The majority of land is covered by dispersed low-density traditional settlements, with the exception of some areas around the two urban centres. There has been a significant migration towards the towns over the past few years, which is attributable to a preference by residents to live close to transport routes and urban centres. Cities/Towns: Mount Ayliff, Mount Frere Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, SMME development

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Thobela Notha Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Xoliswa Venn Communications Officer: Mr Simthembile Kulu LED Officer: Ms Shirley Batyi Other Senior Management: S Ntonga (Infrastructure and Planning), N Kubone (Corporate Services), N M Sineke (Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

245 438

246 357

(918)

15 025

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Surplus/Deficit

Population: 191 620 Households: 46 891

Operating Cash Flow

48 895

14 122

UIFW Expenditure***

23 984

62 087

Population Growth: -0.55% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 45.90%

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 320, East London, 5200 PHYSICAL: 40 Cambridge Street, East London TEL: 043 701 4000 FAX: 043 742 0337 EMAIL: judyn@amathole.gov.za WEB: www.amathole.gov.za

IDUTYWA

MBHASHE NXUBA BEDFORD

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADELAIDE

Area: 21 595km2 Description: Amathole District Municipality is situated in the central part of the Eastern Cape stretching along the Sunshine Coast from the Fish River Mouth, along the Eastern Seaboard to just south of Hole in the Wall along the Wild Coast. It is bordered to the north by the Amathole Mountain Range. It comprises seven local municipalities: Mbhashe, Mnquma, Great Kei, Amahlathi, Ngqushwa, Nkonkobe and Nxuba. Four heritage routes have been developed that are named after Xhosa kings and heroes. They are the Maqoma Route, the Makana Route, the Sandile Route and the Phalo Route. These intertwine with the other tourism routes located within the district, namely the Sunshine Coast Route, the Wild Coast Route, the Amathole Mountain Escape Route and the Friendly N6 Route. Cities/Towns: Adelaide, Alice, Amatola Coastal, Bedford, Butterworth, Cathcart, Elliotdale, Fort Beaufort, Hamburg, Hogsback, Idutywa, Kei Mouth, Kei Road, Keiskammahoek, Kentani, Komga, Middeldrift, Morgan Bay, Nqamakwe, Peddie, Seymour, Stutterheim, Willowvale Main Economic Sectors: Tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 892 637 Households: 237 776

Population Growth: -0.82% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.90%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

MNQUMA

CATHCART

AMAHLATHI SEYMOUR

NKONKOBE

STUTTERHEIM

WILLOWVALE

BUTTERWORTH KENTANI KOMGA

GREAT KEI

EASTERN CAPE

AMATHOLE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC12)

FORT BEAUFORT

NGQUSHWA HAMBURG

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 74.62 Green Drop Score 2011: 56.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 65.21

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 42, COPE 3, UDM 3, DA 1 Mayor: Mrs N H Konza Other Members of Council: Samkelo Janda (Speaker), S Mtintsilana (Chief Whip), Laverne Jacobs (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury Office), Pendulwa Finca (Portfolio Head: Land and Housing), Siyabulela Genu (Portfolio Head: Strategic Planning and IDP), M Papu (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), E Madikane (Portfolio Head: Community Safety), M Bikitsha (Portfolio Head: Water and Sanitation), B Melitafa (Portfolio Head: Engineering and Infrastructure), P Billie (Portfolio Head: Health and Protection), T Kubukeli (Portfolio Head: Community Liaison and Participation)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Chris Magwangqana Chief Financial Officer: Nkosinathi Soga Communications Officer: Samkelo Ngwenya Other Senior Management: Nomvula Solomon (Director: Health and Protection Services), Gordon Taku (Director: Corporate Services), Nico Jonker (Director: Engineering Services), Mpume Gaba (Director: Land, Human Settlements and Economic Development)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

3 876 200

3 519 873

216 110

198 089

Operating Cash Flow

408 781

266 231

UIFW Expenditure***

2 116

1 485

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

AMAHLATHI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC124) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X4002, Stutterheim, 4930 PHYSICAL: Cnr Hill & Maclean Streets, Stutterheim TEL: 043 683 1100 FAX: 043 683 1127 EMAIL: fmagweni@amahlathi.gov.za WEB: www.amahlathi.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Mr Balisa King Socikwa Chief Financial Officer: Ms Joyce Ntshinga Communications Officer: Ms Anathi Nyoka LED Officer: Mr Loyiso Simon Other Senior Management: Olwethu Kwababana (Engineering Services Manager), Sandile Vara (Community Services Manager), Mthetho Quma (Director: Corporate Services), Buntu Ondala (Development and Planning Manager)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 820km2 Description: Amahlathi Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape. Amahlati is an isiXhosa name that means “a place where many trees are grouped together, a forest”. Forests are a key feature of the area. Cities/Towns: Cathcart, Kei Road, Keiskammahoek, Stutterheim Main Economic Sectors: Tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

EASTERN CAPE

Population: 122 778 Households: 34 159

Population Growth: -1.16% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.10%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

463 224

426 970

Surplus/Deficit

36 255

29 239

Operating Cash Flow

55 338

51 679

UIFW Expenditure***

18 152

11 889

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

LED ACTIVITIES POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 33, COPE 3, DA 2, CRA 1, UDM 1 Mayor: M Peter Other Members of Council: N Magwaxaza (Speaker), N Mlahleki (Chief Whip), P Liwani (Portfolio Head: Service Delivery), K Mhambi (Portfolio Head: Finance), N Busika (Portfolio Head: Community Empowerment), Z Falo (Portfolio Head: HR Development and Administration), A Hobo (Portfolio Head: Community Services), P Qaba (Portfolio Head: Development and Planning)

Key Projects: Sophumelele Women’s Farming Ploughing Project; wattle eradication; rehabilitation of wetlands; cleaning campaign (EPWP); Mlungisi Bridge construction; CBD upgrade; Mlungisi Commercial Park; Woodhouse, Keiskammahoek and Zanyokwe Irrigation Scheme; Amabele Development Blueberries; Nokhaya Youth Cooperative. Key Investment Opportunities: Motorbike event; game farming; tourism destination; fishing; boating; mining; holiday resort; commercial and indigenous forestry; sports events; cycle event; Amahlathi craftsmen; forest drive; farming.

GREAT KEI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC123) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X2, Komga, 4950 PHYSICAL: 17 Main Street, Engine Garage, Komga TEL: 043 831 1028 FAX: 043 831 1306 EMAIL: manager@greatkeilm.gov.za WEB: www.greatkeilm.gov.za

Population: 38 991 Households: 10 310

Population Growth: -1.31% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 11, DA 2 Mayor: Ngenisile Tekile

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 1 736km2 Description: Great Kei Local Municipality is a Category B municipality located within the Eastern Cape province amidst the three former industrial towns of Butterworth, King William’s Town and East London. It is bounded in the east by the Great Kei River, in the south-east by the Wild Coast, in the west by Buffalo City, and by Stutterheim in the north. Regional access is obtained through the district via the N2 National Route from East London to Butterworth. It is mainly a tourist destination, though the film industry has also shown keen interest in the area. It is also historically famous for its agricultural sector and cultural heritage. Cities/Towns: Amatola Coastal, Kei Mouth, Komga, Morgan Bay Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr Chris Mbekela Chief Financial Officer: Mrs P Gwana Communications Officer: Dumisani Mbizeni Other Senior Management: Nicholas Mkohlakali (Acting Information Officer (PAIA))

METRO MUNICIPALITY

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

335 546

344 569

Surplus/Deficit

(6 612)

(20 668)

Operating Cash Flow

15 336

11 436

UIFW Expenditure***

11 710

15 756

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MBHASHE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC121) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 25, Dutywa, 5000 PHYSICAL: 454 Streatfield Road, Dutywa TEL: 047 489 5800 FAX: 047 489 5800 WEB: www.mbhashemun.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 41, COPE 9, UDM 7, INDEPENDENT 2, APC 1, DA 1 Mayor: Mr M Bhele Other Members of Council: P Madingana (Speaker), M Bhele (Chief Whip), F Qina (Portfolio Head: Community Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 3 169km2 Description: Mbhashe Local Municipality is a Category B, Third Grade municipality. It is situated in the south-eastern parts of the Eastern Cape province, and is bounded by the coastline flowing from the Qhora River in the south to the Mncwasa River in the north along the Indian Ocean. It borders the following municipalities: King Sabata Dalindyebo in the north-east, Ngcobo in the west, Mnquma in the south and Ntsika Yethu in the south-west. It earned its name from the beautiful river called Mbhashe, which flows through Dutywa (Idutywa), Willowvale and Elliotdale. Cities/Towns: Elliotdale, Dutywa (Idutywa), Willowvale Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

Municipal Manager: Monwabisi Somana Chief Financial Officer: Mr S Ndakisa (Acting) Communications Officer: Sipeto Gada Other Senior Management: Sabelo Dumezweni (Acting Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

226 762

190 724

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 254 909 Households: 60 124

Population Growth: -0.35% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.40%

36 038

15 682

Operating Cash Flow

65 178

34 636

UIFW Expenditure***

3 326

35 600

MNQUMA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC122)

EASTERN CAPE

CONTACT DETAILS

Composition of Council: ANC 47, COPE 7, UDM 4, DA 2, ACDP 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr Baba Ganjana Other Members of Council: Nomnikelo Magadla (Speaker), Magnate Mnqwazi (Chief Whip)

POSTAL: PO Box 36, Butterworth, 4960 PHYSICAL: Cnr King & Mthatha Streets, Butterworth TEL: 047 401 2400 FAX: 047 491 0195 WEB: www.mnquma.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 270km2 Description: Mnquma Local Municipality is located in the southeastern part of the Eastern Cape province. This Category B municipality falls under the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality and comprises an amalgamation of the former Butterworth, Ngqamakhwe (Nqamakwe) and Centane Transitional Regional Councils. Mnquma Local Municipality shares borders with three other local municipalities: Mbhashe, Intsika Yethu and Great Kei. It also includes a number of previously administered rural areas. Cities/Towns: Butterworth, Kentani, Ngqamakhwe (Nqamakwe) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

Municipal Manager: Mr Ngamela Pakade Chief Financial Officer: Mr Buntu Mashiyi (Acting) Communications Officer: Mrs Akhona Shumane-Cakata (Acting) LED Officer: Mr Mzuyanda Mlondleni Other Senior Management: Heavens Ngovela (Infrastructure, Planning and Development), Ndileka Boya (Corporate Services), Mzimasi Mtalo (Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

309 308

273 828

Population: 252 390 Households: 69 732

Surplus/Deficit

35 480

8 983

Operating Cash Flow

86 858

18 964

UIFW Expenditure***

16 443

1 304

Population Growth: -1.17% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 44.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance

NGQUSHWA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC126) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 539, Peddie, 5640 PHYSICAL: Erf 313, Main Road, Peddie TEL: 040 673 3095 FAX: 040 673 3771 EMAIL: vidog@ngqushwamun.co.za WEB: www.ngqushwamun.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 241km2

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Description: Ngqushwa Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and is one of the seven municipalities that fall within the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality, situated within the Eastern Cape province. It is bordered by the Great Fish River to the west and the Keiskamma River to the east. The southern boundary comprises part of the coastline of the Indian Ocean. Its geographical area accounts for 10% of the district. It is predominantly rural in nature. Cities/Towns: Hamburg, Peddie Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 72 190 Households: 21 384

Population Growth: -1.54% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 52.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 24, DA 1 Mayor: Mr S Ndwayana Other Members of Council: Z Jowela (Speaker), N Tele (Portfolio Head: Community Services), M Faltein (Portfolio Head: Technical Services), M T Siwisa (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury), L Cuka (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services)

Communications Officer: Miss N S Cakwe Other Senior Management: N Mjo (Executive Manager: Community Services and Acting Technical Services), B B Maliza (Acting Executive Manager: Corporate Services), S Mnweba (Acting Executive Manager: Planning and Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

197 022

188 636

8 317

(24 225)

Operating Cash Flow

9 403

13 422

UIFW Expenditure***

54 212

5 699

Surplus/Deficit

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms V Mbelani Chief Financial Officer: Mr P Mahlasela

NKONKOBE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC127) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 36, Fort Beaufort, 5720 PHYSICAL: 8 Somerset Road, Fort Beaufort TEL: 046 645 7400 FAX: 046 645 2562 EMAIL: pmadotyeni@nkonkobe.gov.za WEB: www.nkonkobe.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 35, COPE 2, DA 2, INDEPENDENT 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr Anele Ntsangani Other Members of Council: N P Mlamla (Speaker), S Ngwentle (Chief Whip), M J Makeleni (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), S P Matyila (Portfolio Head: Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture), L L Sinyongo (Portfolio Head: Engineering)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 127 115 Households: 35 355

Population Growth: -0.21% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 48.10%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Khanyile Maneli Chief Financial Officer: Mr N Nokwe Communications Officer: Ms Bulelwa Ganyaza LED Officer: Mr L Matiwane Other Senior Management: Z Nkosinkulu (Senior Manager: Engineering), L Matiwane (Acting Senior Manager: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets

260 828

267 378

Surplus/Deficit

(10 702)

(10 774)

Operating Cash Flow

36 817

20 522

UIFW Expenditure***

23 912

20 073

EASTERN CAPE

Area: 3 626km2 Description: Nkonkobe Local Municipality was established in 2000 and is made up of now disestablished Transitional Local Councils. Alice is a legislative seat and Fort Beaufort is the administrative seat. The latter is situated about 140km north-west of East London on the R63 and is approximately 200km north-east of Port Elizabeth. The municipality is the second-largest local municipality, constituting 16% of the surface area of the Amathole District Municipality. Nkonkobe Municipality is a countryside municipality that sits at the foot of the ever-imposing and majestic mountain range of the Winterberg (IiNtabazeNkonkobe). Cities/Towns: Alice, Fort Beaufort, Hogsback, Middeldrift, Seymore Main Economic Sectors: Civil service, agriculture, tourism

NXUBA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC128) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X350, Adelaide, 5760 PHYSICAL: Market Square, Adelaide TEL: 046 684 0034 FAX: 046 684 1931 EMAIL: info@nxuba.org.za WEB: www.nxuba.org.za

the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality. It is approximately 200km from Port Elizabeth. The rural hinterland forms part of the Nxuba Municipality area. Most of the farming activities take place in the rural areas, which consist of partlyowned farms, and this plays a major role in the economic growth of the area. Cities/Towns: Adelaide, Bedford

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Area: 2 732km2 Description: Nxuba Local Municipality is a plenary type of municipality found in the Eastern Cape province. It is a product of the amalgamation of the now disestablished Adelaide Transitional Local Council (TLC) and Bedford TLC, and surrounding farm areas. It is situated in the Winterland of the Eastern Cape under

Population: 24 264 Households: 6 7 1 1

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: -0.23% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 5, DA 2, NCO 1 Mayor: Ms Louisa Bruintjies

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Siphiwo Caga Chief Financial Officer: Joyce Malinga LED Officer: Thabiso Klaas Other Senior Management: Janine De Klerk (Executive Secretary)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

212 704

227 530

Surplus/Deficit

(13 373)

5 561

Operating Cash Flow

2 358

578

UIFW Expenditure***

24 239

1 285

Audit Outcome**

CACADU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC10) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 318, Port Elizabeth, 6000 PHYSICAL: Standard Bank Building, 32 Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth TEL: 041 508 7111 FAX: 041 508 7000 EMAIL: lniemann@cacadu.co.za WEB: www.cacadu.co.za

NIEU-BETHESDA GRAAFF-REINET

CAMDEBOO

Area: 58 243km2 Description: Cacadu District Municipality is situated in the Eastern Cape province, stretching from Graaff-Reinet in the north to the Indian Ocean in the south, and between the Bloukrans River in the west and Great Fish River in the east. It comprises nine local municipalities: Camdeboo, Blue Crane Route, Ikwezi, Makana, Ndlambe, Sundays River Valley, Baviaans, Kouga and Kou-Kamma. The district surrounds one of the largest metropolitan ports in South Africa, Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth). Cities/Towns: Aberdeen, Addo, Adendorp, Alexandria, Alicedale, Bathurst, Boknes/Cannon Rocks, Bushmans River, Cape St Francis, Clarkson, Cookhouse, Gamtoos Mouth, Graaff-Reinet, Grahamstown, Hankey, Humansdorp, Jansenville, Jeffreys Bay, Joubertina, Kareedouw, Kendrew, Kenton-on-Sea, Kirkwood, Klipplaat, Krakeel River, Loerieheuwel, Louterwater, Misgund, Nieu-Bethesda, Nompumelelo, Oyster Bay, Patensie, Paterson, Pearston, Petersburg, Port Alfred, Riebeek East, Rietbron, Sanddrif, Seafield, Sidbury, Somerset East, St Francis Bay, Steytlerville, Storms River, Thornhill, Waterford, Willowmore, Woodlands Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing, construction, tourism

KOU-KAMMA KAREEDOUW

Population Growth: 1.49% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 24.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 20, DA 10 Mayor: Ms K E Kekana Other Members of Council: D de Vos (Speaker), N Pieters (Portfolio: Finance and Corporate Services), V Balura (Portfolio: Infrastructure and Planning), Y Vara (Portfolio: Tourism and Creative

MAKANA GRAHAMSTOWN

STEYTLERVILLE

SUNDAYS RIVER VALLEY KOUGA

ADDO

NDLAMBE

PORT ALEXANDRIA ALFRED

HUMANSDORP JEFFREYS BAY

Industries), N O’Connel (Portfolio: Economic Development), N Vanda (Portfolio: Special Programmes)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr T Pillay Chief Financial Officer: Mr D de Lange Communications Officer: Mrs L Niemann LED Officer: Mr D Magxwalisa Other Senior Management: D de Lange (Director: Finance and Corporate Services), B Makedama (Director: Infrastructure and Planning), P Kate (Director: Economic Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

BLUE CRANE ROUTE

KLIPPLAAT

BAVIAANS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

EASTERN CAPE

SOMERSET EAST

IKWEZI

RIETBRON WILLOWMORE

Population: 450 584 Households: 125 632

PEARSTON

ABERDEEN

Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

253 332

288 942

Surplus/Deficit

(35 073)

(3 183)

Operating Cash Flow

(34 722)

(63 360)

UIFW Expenditure***

16 669

20 746

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Agricultural Mentorship Programme. Key Investment Opportunities: Renewable energy; mohair.

BAVIAANS LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC107) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 15, Willowmore, 6445 PHYSICAL: 42 Wehmeyer Street, Willowmore TEL: 044 923 1004 FAX: 044 923 1122 EMAIL: jama@baviaans.gov.za WEB: www.baviaans.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 11 668km2

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Description: Baviaans Local Municipality has two urban nodes, namely Willowmore and Steytlerville. Willowmore serves as the administrative hub of the area where the local municipality offices, the district offices of national government departments and provincial government departments are situated. The area is thinly populated. The local municipality is situated between 23 and 25 degrees of longitude and 33 and 34 degrees of southern latitude. It is at 1 000 to 1 500 metres above sea level. The wellknown Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area is situated to the south. The Mega-Reserve covers 90% of the local municipality area.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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The Baviaans Municipality is a Category B municipality which, together with eight other municipalities, forms the Cacadu District Municipality. Cities/Towns: Rietbron, Steytlerville, Willowmore Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, service industries

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 17 761 Households: 4 610

Other Senior Management: Martin Lotter (Corporate Services), Bennie Arends (Infrastructure), Lizette de Beer (Community Services and Communication)

Population Growth: 0.50% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.40%

Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

26 950

28 567

471

5 115

Net Assets

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Surplus/Deficit

Composition of Council: DA 4, ANC 3 Mayor: Mr Ewald Loock Other Members of Council: Ewald Loock (Speaker), D Bezuidenhout (PR Councillor), H Booysen, V Lapperts, T Spogter, G Hobson (PR Councillor), M Fivaz (PR Councillor)

Operating Cash Flow

18 986

4 468

UIFW Expenditure***

14 811

19 131

OTHER AUDITS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2012: 35.09 Green Drop Score 2011: 13.8

Municipal Manager: Mr Jama Vumazonke Chief Financial Officer: Ms Heleen Nagel Communications Officer: Ms Lizette de Beer LED Officer: Ms Lizette de Beer

Blue Drop Score 2011: 24.18

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Tourism management and action plan; LED management and action plan; human development plan.

EASTERN CAPE

BLUE CRANE ROUTE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC102) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 21, Somerset East, 5850 PHYSICAL: 67 Nojoli Street, Somerset East TEL: 042 243 1333 FAX: 042 243 0633 EMAIL: info@bcrm.co.za WEB: www.bluecraneroute.co.za

Composition of Council: ANC 7, DA 4 Mayor: Ms Majorie Scott Other Members of Council: Ntombentsha Mjikelo (Corporate Services Committee), Rosalee Bradfield (Community Services Committee), Neliswa Yantolo (Technical Services Committee), Carel Du Preez (Finance Committee)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 11 069km2 Description: Blue Crane Route Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Cacadu District of the Eastern Cape province. The municipality is named after the South African national bird, the blue crane. Cities/Towns: Cookhouse, Pearston, Petersburg, Somerset East Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Ms D R Sauls (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Ms D R Sauls Communications Officer: Mr Hans Hendricks Other Senior Management: H Hendricks (Corporate Services Manager)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 36 002 Households: 9 76 1

Net Assets

355 622

358 607

Surplus/Deficit

(2 986)

(2 070)

Operating Cash Flow

14 350

20 452

UIFW Expenditure***

15 577

3 631

Population Growth: 0.17% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.70%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 59.05 Green Drop Score 2011: 4.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 39.51

CAMDEBOO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC101) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 71, Graaff-Reinet, 6280 PHYSICAL: 12 Church Square, Graaff-Reinet TEL: 049 807 5700 FAX: 049 892 4319 EMAIL: fourien@camdeboo.gov.za WEB: www.camdeboo.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 12 422km2 Description: Camdeboo Local Municipality is classified as a Category B municipality; a plenary executive system that is combined with a ward participatory system. It is strategically situated as a portal to the mystical Karoo in an area renowned for its pristine natural environment, rich heritage, and diverse peoples and

METRO MUNICIPALITY

cultures. The area boasts a number of popular tourist attractions, beautiful landscapes and a healthy climate. Graaff-Reinet, the fourtholdest town in South Africa and referred to as the “Gem of the Karoo”, is a hub of agritourism activity. It is the seat of the Municipal Council and is also the centre where the largest concentration of the population live and work. Each town has unique dynamics and attractions that draw visitors from far and wide, some of whom have made this their home. Cities/Towns: Aberdeen, Adendorp, Graaff-Reinet, Kendrew, Nieu-Bethesda Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 50 993 Households: 12 400

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 1.08% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.10%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Composition of Council: ANC 8, DA 6 Mayor: Ms Hanna Makoba Other Members of Council: Hanna Makoba (Speaker)

ALL VALUES: R’000

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Net Assets

Audit Outcome**

Municipal Manager: Mr Monde Langbooi Chief Financial Officer: Mr J Joubert LED Officer: Ms Ntombizanele Koeberg Other Senior Management: M P Minnie (Director: Technical Services), L S Jacobs (Director: Corporate Services), J Krige (Manager: Community Services), C V Rhoode (Manager: Protection Services)

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

642 730

630 849

Surplus/Deficit

10 799

3 097

Operating Cash Flow

23 836

19 298

UIFW Expenditure***

-

8 948

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 51.65 Green Drop Score 2011: 5.9

Blue Drop Score 2011: 32.95

IKWEZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC103) CONTACT DETAILS

Katy Hendricks (Chief Whip and Infrastructure), Asanda Mboneni (Strategic Planning), Lundi Ntame (Training and Development), Maggy Bonaparte (Community Services)

POSTAL: PO Box 12, Jansenville, 6265 PHYSICAL: 34 Main Street, Jansenville TEL: 049 836 0021 FAX: 049 836 0105 EMAIL: registry@ikwezimunicipality.co.za WEB: www.ikwezimunicipality.co.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 4 563km2 Description: Ikwezi Local Municipality is located within the Eastern Cape province and is one of nine local municipalities located within the Cacadu District Municipality. Jansenville is bordered to the south by the Sundays River. The R75 between Port Elizabeth and Graaff-Reneit dissects the town in a north/ south direction. Klipplaat is dominated by predominantly defunct railway lines and shunting yards, whereas Waterford may be characterised as a small rural node historically established to serve the surrounding farming community. Cities/Towns: Jansenville, Klipplaat, Waterford Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

69 356

49 952

Surplus/Deficit

3 359

6 810

Operating Cash Flow

5 847

8 830

UIFW Expenditure***

11 289

36 848

EASTERN CAPE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Municipal Manager: Mr Thembani Gutas Chief Financial Officer: Mr Nceba Bomvane Communications Officer: Wilmarey Franse LED Officer: Mrs Misiwe Mpahlwa Other Senior Management: Misiwe Mpahlwa (Manager: LED and Tourism), Nceba Bomvane (Director: Finance and Administration), Wilmarey Franse (Manager: Community Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 10 537 Households: 2 915

Population Growth: 0.16% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 18.30%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 7.91 Green Drop Score 2011: 2.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 26.55

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 5, DA 2 Mayor: Mr Sizwe Mngwevu Other Members of Council: Sizwe Mngwevu (Speaker and Finance),

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Mohair festival; hydroponic tunnels for tomatoes; Hardwood Farm (Ostrich Project); installation of geysers.

KOU-KAMMA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC109) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X011, Kareedouw, 3170 PHYSICAL: 5 Keet Street, Kareedouw TEL: 042 288 7200 FAX: 042 288 0797 EMAIL: koukamma@koukamma.gov.za WEB: www.koukammamun.co.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 642km2 Description: Kou-Kamma Local Municipality is situated in the Cacadu District Municipality alongside the Indian Ocean coastline in the south-western area of the Eastern Cape province. The Western Cape province is not far to the west. Kou-Kamma neighbours the Baviaans Local Municipality in the north and the Kouga Local Municipality to the east. Kou-Kamma is a relatively poor area that reports high unemployment and low levels of literacy. Settlements are scattered and far from each other, which poses challenges to

METRO MUNICIPALITY

the development of infrastructure and basic services such as water, sewage, electricity and sanitation. The coastal belt includes the well-known Tsitsikamma area. The Langkloof area is surrounded by the Tsitsikamma Mountains. The administrative centre for the KouKamma Municipality is Kareedouw, and Tweeriviere is considered the commercial centre. Storms River is the primary tourism centre within the municipality. The coastal area is characterised by a diverse and fast-growing economy, a fast-growing population linked to economic opportunities, a good water supply, and a wealth of holiday destinations and indigenous forests. Cities/Towns: Clarkson, Joubertina, Kareedouw, Krakeel River, Louterwater, Misgund, Nompumelelo, Sanddrif, Storms River, Woodlands Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 40 663 Households: 1 1 032

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 1.66% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 15.00%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Composition of Council: ANC 6, DA 5 Mayor: Mr Samuel Vuso Other Members of Council: Samuel Vuso (Speaker), Susie Jacobs (Chief Whip), Lawrence Nelson, Richard Krige, Brendan Jantjies, Niqualanus Pottie, Francois Strydom, Nomawabo Mntambo, Pamela Goni, Tertius Möhr, Cila Reeders

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: S Nkuhlu Chief Financial Officer: Ms N Venter Other Senior Management: Mlamli Zenzile (Director: Corporate Services)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

264 206

244 936

Surplus/Deficit

19 270

41 774

Operating Cash Flow

5 766

33 209

UIFW Expenditure***

20 100

21 441

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 60.69 Green Drop Score 2011: 1 3.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 14.36

KOUGA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC108)

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CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 21, Jeffreys Bay, 6330 PHYSICAL: 33 Da Gama Road, Jeffreys Bay TEL: 042 200 2200 FAX: 042 200 8606 EMAIL: registry@ec108.org.za WEB: www.kouga.gov.za

Other Members of Council: Magdalene Dlomo (Speaker), Vernon Stuurman (Portfolio Councillor: Finance, Admin, Monitoring and Evaluation), Phumzile Oliphant (Portfolio Councillor: Local Economic Development), Thandeka Maseti (Portfolio Councillor: Social Services), Patrick Kota (Portfolio Councillor: Infrastructure, Planning and Development), Virginia Camealio-Benjamin (Portfolio Councillor: Tourism and Creative Industries)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 2 670km2 Description: Kouga Local Municipality is situated in the Cacadu District in the western portion of the Eastern Cape province. It lies just west of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. The Kouga municipal area is characterised by three main topographical regions: the coastal area, which stretches from the Van Stadens River through Jeffreys Bay and Oyster Bay; the wide fertile valleys of the Gamtoos River, including the agricultural towns of Hankey and Patensie; and the largest urban area, Humansdorp. Kouga is one of the leastdeveloped towns along the Garden Route, offering unsurpassed development opportunities. Kouga is a hot spot for water sports, yet has great cultural diversity, undeveloped natural beauty and offers a tranquil, relaxed and family-friendly environment with easy access to modern conveniences. Jeffreys Bay is home to the worldrenowned surfing spot, Supertubes, and is known among surfers as the “home of the perfect wave”. Cities/Towns: Cape St Francis, Gamtoos Mouth, Hankey, Humansdorp, Jeffreys Bay, Loerieheuwel, Oyster Bay, Patensie, St Francis Bay, Thornhill Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, fishing, tourism and hospitality

Municipal Manager: Sidney Fadi Chief Financial Officer: Carlien Burger Communications Officer: Ms Laura-Leigh Randall LED Officer: Thabisa Woni Other Senior Management: Carlene Arends (Director: LED, Tourism and Creative Industries), Thabisa Tom (Director: Admin, Monitoring and Evaluation), Victor Felton (Director: Infrastructure, Planning and Development), Japie Jansen (Director: Social Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

2010/11 Disclaimer

2 714 239

2 797 223

(84 559)

(100 911)

Operating Cash Flow

29 568

24 310

UIFW Expenditure***

180 668

53 937

OTHER AUDITS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Blue Drop Score 2012: 60.69 Green Drop Score 2011: 36.3

Population: 98 558 Households: 29 447

LED ACTIVITIES

Population Growth: 3.22% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 21.50%

2011/12 Qualified audit

Blue Drop Score 2011: 74.93

Key Investment Opportunities: Renewable energy projects - wind farms in particular; development of the Sarah Baartman Centre of Remembrance at the National Heritage Site at Hankey where this Khoisan icon lies buried; urban regeneration of the Jeffreys Bay Central Business District and main beachfront area.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 15, DA 14 Mayor: Mr Booi Koerat

MAKANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC104) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 176, Grahamstown, 6140 PHYSICAL: City Hall, High Street, Grahamstown TEL: 046 603 6111 FAX: 046 622 9488 EMAIL: riana@makana.gov.za WEB: www.makana.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 376km2 Description: Makana Local Municipality is located in the Eastern Cape province on the south-eastern seaboard of South Africa and

METRO MUNICIPALITY

in the western part of the Eastern Cape province, falling under the Cacadu District Municipality. With the cities of Port Elizabeth 120km to the west and East London 180km to the east, Makana Municipality is strategically situated between two of the province’s largest industrial centres. Both coastal cities are served by wellequipped container ports and have major airports linking them to Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg. The Makana area has nearly a million hectares devoted to game. A range of public and private nature reserves span the area, from the world-famous Shamwari in the west to the magnificent Double Drift and Kwandwe Reserves in the east. Grahamstown is the hub of the Makana Municipality and has more than 70 declared National Heritage Sites.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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One of these is the highest church spire in the country. Grahamstown was founded in 1812 and is entrenched in historical events, from the 1820 Settlers to a 100-year-old university. It also hosts some of the oldest schools. It is the seat of Rhodes University, as well as other prominent and internationally acclaimed primary and high schools. Rhodes University is a 104-year-old, internationally recognised institution with a well-established reputation for academic excellence. Each year, Grahamstown comes alive with activity when the National Arts Festival comes to town. Visitors get the chance to see performances from national artists, experience the local markets, and get a taste of culture and indigenous cuisines. Cities/Towns: Alicedale, Grahamstown, Riebeek East, Sidbury Main Economic Sectors: Mining, tourism, agriculture, SMMEs

Development and Planning), M Masoma (Chairperson: Tourism and Cultural Industries)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Dr Pravine Naidoo Chief Financial Officer: Mr Jackson Ngcelwane Communications Officer: Thandi Matebese LED Officer: Ms R Meiring Other Senior Management: Mzukisi Madlavu (Director: Corporate and Shared Services), Emmanuel Myalato (Director: Engineering and Infrastructure Services), M Planga (Director: Public Safety and Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 80 390 Households: 2 1 388

Population Growth: 0.65% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 32.50%

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 20, DA 6, COPE 1, MIND 1 Mayor: Mr Zamuxolo Peter Other Members of Council: M Madinda-Isaac (Speaker), JC Wells (Chief Whip), P Ranchhod (Chairperson: Finance, Administration, Monitoring and Evaluation), M Matyumza (Chairperson: Public Safety and Community Services), N Gaga (Chairperson: Engineering and Infrastructure), P Notyawa (Chairperson: Local Economic

1 383 114

1 405 343

Surplus/Deficit

(4 418)

(25 490)

Operating Cash Flow

42 006

59 129

UIFW Expenditure***

87 775

64 139

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 7 1.90 Green Drop Score 2011: 49.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 55.07

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NDLAMBE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC105) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 13, Port Alfred, 6170 PHYSICAL: 47 Campbell Street, Port Alfred TEL: 046 624 1140 FAX: 046 624 2669 EMAIL: portalfred@ndlambe.gov.za WEB: www.ndlambe.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 6, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Mr S R Tandani Other Members of Council: N V Maphaphu (Speaker), S B Funde (Infrastructural Development), M Mateti (Community Protection Services), Ross Purdon (Finance and Corporate Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 841km2 Description: Ndlambe Local Municipality falls within the Cacadu District Municipality area in the Eastern Cape province. It is bordered by the following local municipalities: Makana to the north, Sundays River Valley to the west and Ngqushwa to the east. The Ndlambe municipal area forms part of the Eastern Coastal Zone, an area within the Cacadu District Municipality that has similar geographical characteristics and requires similar geographical guidance. The Eastern Coastal Zone can be described as having a pristine coastal area, well-preserved river mouths and intertidal areas, diverse vegetation, relatively low density development along the coast, and major tourism potential. The municipality has the second-highest growth rate in the district. Cities/Towns: Alexandria, Bathurst, Boknes/Cannon Rocks, Bushmans River, Kenton-on-Sea, Port Alfred, Seafield

Municipal Manager: Adv Rolly Dumezweni Chief Financial Officer: Mr H Dredge Communications Officer: Ms Thandeka Mali Other Senior Management: Lazola Maneli (Director: Corporate Services), Nombulelo Booysen (Director: Community Protection Services), Xolani Masiza (Director: Infrastructure Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2010/11 Qualified audit

47 814

18 079

Surplus/Deficit

Net Assets

30 766

32 343

Operating Cash Flow

48 962

50 752

UIFW Expenditure***

56 282

57 318

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 61 176 Households: 19 331

Blue Drop Score 2012: 42.37 Green Drop Score 2011: 4 1. 2

Population Growth: 1. 12% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.30%

2011/12 Qualified audit

Blue Drop Score 2011: 20.93

SUNDAYS RIVER VALLEY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC106) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: PO Box 47, Kirkwood, 6120 PHYSICAL: 30 Middle Street, Kirkwood TEL: 042 230 7700 FAX: 042 230 1799 EMAIL: reneeb@srvm.gov.za WEB: www.srvm.gov.za

Area: 5 994km2 Description: Sundays River Valley Local Municipality is in the Eastern Cape and is one of the nine local municipalities in the Cacadu District. It is a Category B municipality with a collective executive system combined with a ward participatory system established in terms of the Local Government Municipal Structures Act 117.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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It is approximately 50km from the Coega Industrial Zone in Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. The municipality can boast its ecotourism and agricultural potential. The Addo Elephant National Park and citrus production are two important economic drivers in the Sundays River Valley Municipality. The valley is characterised by harsh climate conditions, with summer temperatures rising in excess of 40°C. Rainfall is spread over the year and is between 250-500mm per annum. The valley is also characterised by wide, fertile flood plains and is associated with low-lying land and steep, less fertile slopes. The area outside the Sundays River Valley includes the Paterson area, the coastal belt and the west of Alexandria. Cities/Towns: Addo, Kirkwood, Paterson Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, community services, trade

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Lonwabo Ngoqo Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Heleen Nagel Communications Officer: Siphokazi Nonyukela LED Officer: Mr Mthetheleli Nkohla Other Senior Management: Thembekile Machelesi (Director: Corporate Services), H Nagel (Director: Financial Services), Howard Sikweza (Director: Community Services), Phumlani Mbulawa (Director: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

Population: 54 504 Households: 14 749

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: 2.16% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 15.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 3, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Mr Mbulelo Kebe Other Members of Council: Nombulelo Hawu (Speaker), B Finnis (Chief Whip), Z A Lose (Portfolio Head: Finance and Administration), J S Delport (Portfolio Head: Community Services), P R Blou (Portfolio Head: Engineering Services)

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

366 616

345 237

21 379

24 358

Operating Cash Flow

29 242

18 388

UIFW Expenditure***

32 178

22 964

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 25.37 Green Drop Score 2011: 5.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 35.55

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Paterson Micro Craft Market; Kirkwood Hawkers Facility; Kirkwood Wildlife Festival.

CHRIS HANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC13) CONTACT DETAILS MOLTENO

ELLIOT

INKWANCA

MIDDELBURG HOFMEYR

INXUBA YETHEMBA

INDWE SAKHISIZWE EMALAHLENI ENGCOBO LADY FRERE

TSOLWANA

QUEENSTOWN

LUKHANJI

TARKASTAD

INTSIKA YETHU

TSOMO

WHITTLESEA

CRADOCK

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 36 144km2 Description: Chris Hani District Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the heart of the Eastern Cape and is a linking node to all the regions in the province. It comprises eight local municipalities: Inxuba Yethemba, Tsolwana, Inkwanca, Lukhanji, Intsika Yethu, Emalahleni, Engcobo and Sakhisizwe. It provides an ideal investment opportunity due to its proximity to the ports of East London and Port Elizabeth and its locality to the N6 and N10 routes to Gauteng. Cities/Towns: Cala, Cofimvaba, Cradock, Dordrecht, Elliot, Engcobo, Hofmeyr, Indwe, Lady Frere, Middelburg, Molteno, Mount Zebra National Park, Queenstown, Sada, Sterkstroom, Tarkastad, Tsomo, Whittlesea Main Economic Sectors: Community services, trade and agriculture, finance, manufacturing, transport

Economic Development), Mncedisi Nontsele (Portfolio Head: Special Programmes Unit and HIC Coordination), Nonzukiso Matiwane (Portfolio Head: Community Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Moppo Mene Chief Financial Officer: Mr Yimile Ngqele Communications Officer: Thobeka Mqamelo LED Officer: Mawethu Danyela Other Senior Management: Yolanda Dakuse (Director: Corporate Services), Noxolo Nqwazi (Director: Integrated Planning and Economic Development), Yoliswa Sinyanya (Director: Community Services), Makhaya Dungu (Director: Engineering), Bheki Mthembu (Strategic Manager)

Population: 795 461 Households: 210 852

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: -0.06% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

ALL VALUES: R’000

Composition of Council: ANC 26, DA 3, UDM 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Mxolisi Koyo Other Members of Council: George Xoseni (Speaker), Thumeka Bikwana (Chief Whip), Sthembele Plata (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury), Raymond Shweni (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Raymond Xhuma (Portfolio Head: Infrastructure Development), Lindiwe Nkwentsha-Gunuza (Portfolio Head: Integrated Planning and

Audit Outcome**

METRO MUNICIPALITY

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POSTAL: Private Bag X7121, Queenstown, 5320 PHYSICAL: 15 Bells Road, Queenstown TEL: 045 808 4600 FAX: 045 838 1556 EMAIL: communications@chrishanidm.gov.za WEB: www.chrishanidm.gov.za

2011/12

2010/11

Adverse audit

Disclaimer

3 001 659

2 756 122

248 823

196 220

Operating Cash Flow

179 216

271 564

UIFW Expenditure***

257 404

186 909

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 75.23 Green Drop Score 2011: 30.8

Blue Drop Score 2011: 73.47

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Chris Hani Special Economic Zone: local benefaction is the cornerstone of the agenda; water infrastructure backlogs must be eradicated; energy security needs to be addressed; transport linkages need to be maximised; Engcobo – crop production and

forestry; Emalahleni – coal mining and tourism; Sakhisizwe – crop production and livestock improvement; Intsika Yethu – crop production and irrigation schemes; Tsolwana – tourism and game reserves; Inxuba Yethemba – biofuels and heritage tourism; Lukhanji – industrialisation and regional economic hub; Inkwanca – tourism and industrial expansion. Key Investment Opportunities: Investment opportunities can be found on the following website: www.chrishaniinvestmentsummit.co.za.

EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC136) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X1161, Lady Frere, 5410 PHYSICAL: 37 Indwe Road, Lady Frere TEL: 047 878 0020 FAX: 047 878 0112 EMAIL: admin@emalahlenilm.gov.za WEB: emalahleni.local.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 30, COPE 1, DA 1, PAM 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Nomveliso Nyukwana Other Members of Council: D S Kalolo (Speaker), S Liwani (Chief Whip), Ntobeko Phendu (Portfolio Head: Finance), Thandeka Kulashe (Portfolio Head: Governance), Vuyani Jordaan (Portfolio Head: Technical Services), Sibha Liwani (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Bhadikazi Twala (Portfolio Head: IPED)

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GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 447km2 Description: Emalahleni Local Municipality is an administrative area situated in the north-eastern part of the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape. Emalahleni Municipality was established during 2000 and comprises an extensive rural component. Much of the municipal area was formerly in the Transkei. The quality of life in the rural villages is generally poor, marked by poverty and lack of access to services and amenities. Unemployment is high, and most households rely on social grants and remittances from family members working elsewhere. Agriculture is limited to low-level subsistence farming, producing enough maize for personal use, and traditional livestock farming. Cities/Towns: Dordrecht, Indwe, Lady Frere

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 119 460 Households: 31 68 1

Population Growth: -0.20% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 46.30%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Dr S W Vatala Chief Financial Officer: M Ludick/G de Jager Communications Officer: Mr Luthando Nqumkana Other Senior Management: W Mkuyana (Technical Services Manager), N Lungwengwe (Corporate Services Manager), N Mntuyedwa (IPED Manager), N Mnyengeza (Community Services Manager)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

449 467

503 001

Surplus/Deficit

(53 534)

1 069

Operating Cash Flow

832

29 957

UIFW Expenditure***

84 879

20 800

ENGCOBO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC137) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 24, Engcobo, 5050 PHYSICAL: 58 Union Street, Engcobo TEL: 047 548 5600 FAX: 047 548 1078 WEB: www.engcobolm.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 484km2 Description: Engcobo Local Municipality claims the most youthful population, as well as the highest rates of poverty and unemployment in the Chris Hani District Municipality, coupled with a high dependency ratio. The economy is underperforming and currently fails to create needed jobs and revenues. A dedicated LED strategy has been developed in order to guide interventions in turning this situation around. The municipality’s low productivity score points to the low GDP per worker (formal and informal), a relative shortage of skills available to the economy, and low growth. On a broad scale, the Engcobo Municipality has some striking features: it is a peripheral area in terms of the national economy, is underdeveloped, has a fragmented settlement pattern, has a low-density rural settlement environment, and its resource base is under pressure. On the scale of urban development, Engcobo Town is classified as a Sub-District Development Node by CHDM, (it is amongst a group of towns deemed to be on a second tier below the dominant district node of Queenstown).

METRO MUNICIPALITY

This means that Engcobo is understood to have an influence (reach or catchment population) beyond simply its local area and that it draws people to the town to access goods and services from a broader area (in some cases even from neighbouring municipalities). However, Engcobo may also currently be described as a low-density urban environment. In spite of its low density and intensity of development, Engcobo’s business centre is thriving, though it does not function optimally due to overcrowding and a lack of facilities serving both pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Business in the town is reliant on commuters (rural consumers) and there is no mass of resident consumers. This limits the range of commercial and social facilities that the private sector provides in town and inhibits the development of a more vibrant urban character. Cities/Towns: Engcobo Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, forestry, trade, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 155 513 Households: 37 214

Population Growth: -0.42% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 45.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 35, UDM 3, PAC 1, NFP 1 Mayor: Mr Lamla Jiyose Other Members of Council: Nondumiso Ruskruge (Speaker), Skosana Mbolo (Chief Whip)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Silumko Mahlasela Chief Financial Officer: Mr Mzusekho Matomane Communications Officer: Mr Sivuyile Myeko LED Officer: Mr Tabatha Songca Other Senior Management: Mandlonke Giqo (Community Services Manager)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

298 676

234 171

Surplus/Deficit

59 856

3 161

Operating Cash Flow

59 243

38 715

UIFW Expenditure***

83 796

16 306

INKWANCA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC133) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: M Qamngwana (Mayor, and Budget and Treasury), Ntsikelelo Cwebi (Portfolio Head: Technical Services), Kem Jonga (Community Services and LED), Nokhanyo Mkhubukeli (Corporate Services), N Yaliwe, C H Guba, C M Botha

POSTAL: PO Box 1, Molteno, 5500 PHYSICAL: 39 Smith Street, Molteno TEL: 045 967 0021 FAX: 045 967 0467 EMAIL: louisal@lgnet.org.za WEB: www.inkwanca.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 3 584km2 Description: Inkwanca Local Municipality is situated 60km northwest of Queenstown and lies in the eastern part of the Eastern Cape province. Molteno is the administrative district and it falls within Chris Hani District Municipality. The area has a rich historical background dating back to the 18th century, with a number of monuments and key places of interest. In general, the region is experiencing a low economic growth rate with high levels of unemployment and poverty in the towns. Cities/Towns: Molteno, Sterkstroom Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2010/11 Disclaimer

11 526

(12 578)

24 104

(7 602)

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 21 971 Households: 6 228

2011/12 Disclaimer

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: 0.82% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.30%

Operating Cash Flow

(452)

(402)

UIFW Expenditure***

34 259

12 370

EASTERN CAPE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Municipal Manager: Mr Galliot Sigojo Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Luwisa Labuschagne (Acting) Communications Officer: Zuko Dywili LED Officer: Mr Bathini Douglas Other Senior Management: Simphiwe Dyantyi (Corporate Services Manager), Patrick Parker (Acting Technical Services and Unit Manager), Mzoxolo Dingani (Community Services Manager), Mzukisi Cekiso (Monitoring Evaluation and Communications Officer)

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 5, COPE 1, DA 1 Mayor: Mr M N Qamngwana

Key Investment Opportunities: Tourism; agriculture; farming.

INTSIKA YETHU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC135) CONTACT DETAILS

Services), K F Mdleleni (Portfolio: Water Services), S Myataza (Infrastructure)

POSTAL: Private Bag X1251, Cofimvaba, 5380 PHYSICAL: 201 Main Street, Cofimvaba TEL: 047 874 8700 FAX: 047 874 0010/0237 EMAIL: info@intsikayethu.gov.za WEB: www.intsikayethu.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 711km2 Description: Intsika Yethu Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Chris Hani District of the Eastern Cape. Intsika Yethu is an isiXhosa name meaning “our pillars”. Cities/Towns: Cofimvaba, Tsomo

Municipal Manager: Mr Zamxolo Shasha Chief Financial Officer: M Dyushu Communications Officer: Mr Zuku Tshangana LED Officer: K Maceba Other Senior Management: N Nkuhlu (Corporate Services Director), Y H Mniki (Community Services Director), S Koyo (Infrastructure Director)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

Population: 145 372 Households: 40 448

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: -0.63% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 46.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 37, COPE 2, UDM 2, PAC 1 Mayor: Koliswa Vimbayo Other Members of Council: Z A Mbotoloshi (Speaker), J Cengani (Portfolio: Finance), W M Mdwayingana (Portfolio: LED), A Nkota (Portfolio: Community Services), N K Ntsaluba (Portfolio: Corporate

METRO MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

514 701

530 642

(43 764)

(20 975)

Operating Cash Flow

35 585

20 012

UIFW Expenditure***

148 990

26 529

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Lubisi Development Centre; Bolana Potato Project; Ncorha Dairy. Key Investment Opportunities: Integrated Energy Centre.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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INXUBA YETHEMBA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC131) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 24, Cradock, 5880 PHYSICAL: 1 J A Calata Street, Cradock TEL: 048 801 5000 FAX: 048 881 1421 EMAIL: sosh@iym.gov.za WEB: www.iym.co.za

Population: 65 560 Households: 18 463

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 11 663km2 Description: Inxuba Yethemba Local Municipality is situated in the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province. It is approximately 240km north of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality. Cradock consists of the suburb of Cradock, and Lingelihle and Michausdal communities, whilst Middelburg has the suburb of Middelburg, with Kwanonzame Lusaka and Midros communities. The two urban centres of Cradock and Middelburg are fairly similar, with well-developed CBDs and fair infrastructure. A lot still needs to be done in the former previously disadvantaged communities. The rural areas of both towns are mostly commercial farms, with small settlements in the rural areas of Fish River Mortimer and Rosmead. The N10 National Road, which is the vital economic link between Port Elizabeth and the north, runs through Cradock and skirts Middelburg. Cities/Towns: Cradock, Middelburg, Mount Zebra National Park Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, government departments, finance, commerce

EASTERN CAPE

Population Growth: 0.83% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.70%

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 6 Mayor: Nyameka Goniwe Other Members of Council: Sibongile Masawe (Speaker), Nondleko Mzinzi (Chief Whip), Lena Davids (Portfolio Head: Finance), Ludwe Zizi (Portfolio Head: Technical Services and LED), Thembisile Bobo (Portfolio Head: Community Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Mzwandile Tantsi Chief Financial Officer: Mr Lennox Thukwayo Communications Officer: Mr Sonwabise Panziso LED Officer: Miss Zola James Other Senior Management: B T Sigenu (Corporate Service Manager), Lennox Tukwayo (Finance Manager), N Majiba (Community Services Manager), Amos Saleni (Technical Services Manager)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

Net Assets

226 223

256 686

Surplus/Deficit

(63 863)

(63 293)

Operating Cash Flow

(10 439)

9 225

UIFW Expenditure***

10 042

14 386

LUKHANJI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC134) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: Margaret Snyders (Speaker), Thembile Jocki (Chief Whip), Neliswa Pambo (Portfolio Head: Special Programmes Unit), Bongani Mngese (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Mzoxolo Peter (Portfolio Head: Finance)

POSTAL: Private Bag X7111, Queenstown, 5320 PHYSICAL: 70 Cathcart Road, Queenstown TEL: 045 807 2606 FAX: 045 807 2637 EMAIL: ffeketshane@lukhanji.co.za WEB: www.lukhanji.co.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 813km2 Description: Lukhanji Local Municipality covers a wide area consisting of Queenstown CBD and townships such as Mlungisi, Lesseyton, Izingquthu, Westbourne, Madeira Park, Kings Park, Top Town and Central. On the eastern side there is Ezibeleni township, Tylden, Gwatyu farms, and Ilinge township, and on the western side there is Whittlesea CBD, with a number of rural villages. Lukhanji municipal area has been declared an economic hub due to its strategic positioning in the Chris Hani District Municipality. Lukhanji is positioned right in the middle of the national corridors to Gauteng, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape and Free State provinces. It is developed with the relevant infrastructure so that modes of transport such as railway, road and a small airport are available to be utilised. Cities/Towns: Queenstown, Sada, Whittlesea Main Economic Sectors: Industry, retail, manufacturing, tourism, agriculture and farming

Municipal Manager: G S Brown Chief Financial Officer: Ms Lindiwe Ngeno Communications Officer: Mr Fundile Feketshane LED Officer: Mr Nkosi Mzileni Other Senior Management: Gideon Judeel (Director: Community Services), Lungile Nomeva (Director: Human Settlement and Land Development), Donovan Van Wyk (Strategic Executive Officer), Pieter Beizenhout (Director: Technical Services), Ncumisa Fololo (Director: HR and Administration)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

1 004 341

926 104

Surplus/Deficit

72 947

55 591

Operating Cash Flow

82 315

30 510

UIFW Expenditure***

38 135

43 791

LED ACTIVITIES DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 190 723 Households: 5 1 173

Population Growth: 0.48% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 45, DA 5, COPE 2, PAC 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Nozibele Makanda

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Key Projects: Bonkolo Dam; Bullhoek Massacre Project; Zulukama livestock improvement; Shiloh Irrigation Scheme; wool production improvement programme (Izingquthu and Gwatyu shearing shed and fencing). Key Investment Opportunities: Wool processing; red meat production; agro-processing; logistics; aerodrome; transport and economic hub; tourism and heritage.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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SAKHISIZWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC138) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: Nonbumiso Managa (Speaker), M Mxhonywa (Chief Whip and Infrastructure), Siyamma Ntankana (Finance and Admin), Nokyphumla Stofile (Social Needs)

POSTAL: PO Box 26, Cala, 5455 PHYSICAL: 458 Umthatha Road, Cala TEL: 047 877 0167 FAX: 047 877 0000 WEB: www.sakhisizwe.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 355km2 Description: Sakhisizwe Local Municipality is classified in terms of the Municipal Structures Act as a Category B municipality, falling under the Chris Hani District in the Eastern Cape province. Sakhisizwe is an isiXhosa name meaning “we are building the nation”. Cities/Towns: Cala, Elliot Main Economic Sectors: Community services, domestic work, agriculture, trade

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

125 514

120 207

5 308

(3 171)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 63 582 Households: 16 151

Municipal Manager: Mr Thembeni Samuel Chief Financial Officer: Mr P H Stein LED Officer: Mr Ntekelelo Salemi Other Senior Management: Nomthandazo Malwayi (Manager: Corporate Services), Xola Mntonintsi (Manager: Technical Services)

Population Growth: -0.44% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.80%

Operating Cash Flow

20 908

1 305

UIFW Expenditure***

32 018

23 539

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 14, APC 1, COPE 1, DA 1 Mayor: Mr M S Jentile

Key Projects: Cala Pass Charcoal; Eyethu Steel project; tree nursery.

TSOLWANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC132)

EASTERN CAPE

CONTACT DETAILS

Mayor: Khayalethu Nqiqhi Other Members of Council: N Nqabisa (Chief Whip)

POSTAL: PO Box 21, Tarkastad, 5370 PHYSICAL: 12 Murray Street, Tarkastad TEL: 045 846 0033 FAX: 045 846 0025 EMAIL: similodayi@gmail.com WEB: tsolwana.co.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 087km2 Description: Tsolwana Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Chris Hani District of the Eastern Cape province. It is made up of the following combination: former Tarkastad Transitional Local Council (TLC) and Transitional Rural Council (TRC), former Hofmeyr TLC and TRC, and former Ntabethemba TRC. Tsolwana Municipality has two main urban centres and about 11 rural villages scattered within the former Ntabethemba area, including Thornhill, Mitford, Rocklands and Tendergate. Cities/Towns: Hofmeyr, Tarkastad Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr Similo Dayi Chief Financial Officer: Ms Sulene Du Toit Communications Officer: Mountain Siqaza LED Officer: Mr Thobile Takane Other Senior Management: Zandisile Nxano (Manager: Community Services), Nomfanelo Mqoqi (Manager: Technical Services), Ncedo Momoza (Chief Internal Auditor)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

91 312

96 442

(5 130)

(430)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

7 616

5 350

UIFW Expenditure***

15 295

19 013

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 33 281 Households: 9 494

Population Growth: 0.23% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 7, COPE 1, DA 1, INDEPENDENT 1

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Cooperatives support; hydroponic tunnels for vegetables; wool production; small business support centre. Key Investment Opportunities: Holiday resorts; game reserves and hunting.

JOE GQABI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC14) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X102, Barkly East PHYSICAL: Cnr Cole & Graham Streets, Barkly East, 9786 TEL: 045 979 3000 FAX: 045 971 0251 EMAIL: communications@jgdm.gov.za WEB: www.jgdm.gov.za

ALIWAL NORTH

VENTERSTAD

GARIEP

MALETSWAI

BURGERSDORP STEYNSBURG

SENQU LADY GREY BARKLY EAST

JAMESTOWN

ELUNDINI MACLEAR UGIE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 25 663km2 METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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Description: Joe Gqabi District Municipality, previously known as Ukhahlamba District Municipality, is a Category C municipality located within the Eastern Cape province. It borders the Free State province and country of Lesotho to the north. It is located to the west of Alfred Nzo, north of OR Tambo and Chris Hani District Municipalities, and to the east of the Northern Cape province. It lies approximately 34km north of Queenstown and its northern border is formed by the Orange River, which also forms the southern boundary of the Free State. It consists of four local municipalities: Elundini, Gariep, Maletswai and Senqu. Aliwal North is the main commercial and tourism centre. Cities/Towns: Aliwal North, Barkly East, Burgersdorp, Jamestown, Lady Grey, Maclear, Mount Fletcher, Oviston Nature Reserve, Rhodes, Rossouw, Sterkspruit, Steynsburg, Ugie, Venterstad Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, forestry

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Zolile Williams Chief Financial Officer: Jonathan Jackson Communications Officer: M Gceya Other Senior Management: Fiona Sephton (Director: Community Services and Planning), Harry Jantjie (Director: Corporate Services), Robert Fortuin (Director: Technical Services), Nandipha Mshumi (Chief Operations Officer)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

1 170 229

1 166 775

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

3 454

56 801

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Operating Cash Flow

77 008

37 923

Population: 349 768 Households: 97 775

UIFW Expenditure***

75 642

121 774

Population Growth: 0.23% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.40%

OTHER AUDITS POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 21, DA 3 Mayor: Z Dumzela Other Members of Council: Bongani Salman (Speaker), Xoliswa Motloi (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Lindelwa Gova (Portfolio Head: Community Services and Planning), Gregory Brown (Portfolio Head: Finance), Mposelwa (Portfolio Head: Technical Services)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 85.18 Green Drop Score 2011: 22.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 83.49

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Maize Meat Hub; Aliwal Spa; Senqu Plastic Project; Ugie Furnisher Project; livestock improvement. Key Investment Opportunities: Maize and meat hub with Joe Gqabi Development Agency (JoeGEDA).

ELUNDINI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC141) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 1, Maclear, 5480 PHYSICAL: 1 Seller Street, Maclear TEL: 045 932 8100 FAX: 045 932 1094/1777 EMAIL: khayag@elundini.gov.za WEB: www.elundini.org.za

Population: 138 141 Households: 37 854

EASTERN CAPE

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 065km2 Description: Elundini Local Municipality (ELM) is located within the Joe Gqabi District in the north-eastern portion of the Eastern Cape province. The municipality is bounded by Lesotho and Senqu Municipality in the west, Chris Hani District Municipality in the south, OR Tambo District Municipality in the east and Alfred Nzo District Municipality in the north. The ELM is one of the most scenic and attractive areas of the province, with considerable potential lying in its deep, fertile soils and high rainfall. Compared to the other municipalities in the Joe Gqabi District, Elundini has prospects of significant growth and upliftment in the quality of life for its residents due to its relative abundance of natural resources. The urban areas and commercial farming district are the highest employers, where people have found employment in the agriculture, commercial and service sectors. There are very low levels of employment in the rural settlements. This can be partly attributed to the fact that these areas do not have a strong economic base and partly to the fact that most inhabitants are involved in subsistence-related activities with little surplus being produced for economic profit. Due to the migrant system in operation in South Africa, the impact of recessionary downturns in the economy elsewhere (such as in the mining industry, Gauteng and Cape Town) have had an impact on the Elundini area. There is still a heavy reliance on income from migrant sources. Cities/Towns: Maclear, Mount Fletcher, Ugie Main Economic Sectors: Social services/government (41%), agriculture (28%), wholesale and retail trade (14%)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.05% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 44.40%

Composition of Council: ANC 28, AIC 2, DA 2, UDM 2 Mayor: Ms Nonkongozelo Lengs Other Members of Council: Mzukhona Bomela (Speaker), Leticia Baduza (Portfolio Head: Community Services), K A Mgijima (Portfolio Head: Strategic Planning and Economic Development), T Lehata (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), M S Leteba (Infrastructure, Planning and Development), M A Mqamelo (Portfolio Head: Finance)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Khaya Gashi Chief Financial Officer: Sheldon Goodall Communications Officer: Anele Mboza LED Officer: Ntomboxolo Eddie Other Senior Management: Sandile Matubatuba (Corporate Services Manager), Ayanda Ntaba (Community Services Manager), Xola Mntonintshi (Infrastructure, Planning and Development)

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: SMME development, including cooperative support; agricultural development, including forestry development. Key Investment Opportunities: Forestry development; agricultural development; tourism and hospitality; arts and culture development.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

367 419

362 941

5 987

19 036

Operating Cash Flow

51 486

35 221

UIFW Expenditure***

36 747

1 189

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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GARIEP LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC144) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Burgersdorp, Oviston Nature Reserve, Steynsburg, Venterstad Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture, agro-processing, service

POSTAL: PO Box 13, Burgersdorp, 9744 PHYSICAL: 1 Jan Greyling Street, Burgersdorp TEL: 051 653 1777 FAX: 051 653 0056 EMAIL: thembinkosi@gariep.gov.za WEB: www.gariep.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 33 677 Households: 9 770

Population Growth: 0.73% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.80%

EASTERN CAPE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 8 911km2 Description: Gariep Local Municipality is located in the west of the Joe Gqabi District Municipality, south of the Orange River and Gariep Dam, and shares boundaries with the following local municipalities: Inkwanca to the south-east, Tsolwana to the south, Inxuba Yethemba to the south-west and Maletswai to the east. The Orange River separates Gariep from both the Northern Cape and the Free State provinces. The Gariep Local Municipality has fairly diverse vegetation and is home to three distinct vegetation types, one of which – Eastern Mixed Nama Karoo – is recognised as a nationally significant biome. It is characterised by mountains, hills and valleys. This area is well known for its stock farming, of which sheep production is one of the dominating sectors. The streams and rivers team with fish, trout being a common species. Rock foundations have beautiful artwork made years ago by the founders of the area – the Khoisan. Gariep Local Municipality is small, with limited resources, and is therefore heavily reliant on Municipal Infrastructure Grant (MIG) funding for expensive infrastructure investment. This allows the municipality to ringfence own funding for operations and maintenance. To increase capital investment, strong partnerships have to be formed with the district, sector departments and private sector. Investment remains the cornerstone of development and Gariep Municipality intends to create an environment that will attract economic growth. However, it must be acknowledged that the municipality cannot overcome poverty or attract new investment on its own and it will take concerted efforts from all spheres and business to exploit areas with economic growth potential. The overarching strategy has been structured to map the development path that will enable other important role-players to invest and support development in the Gariep municipal area as a whole. Internal capacity should be strengthened to enable the municipality to support and coordinate investment initiatives and lobby for funding.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 7, DA 3 Mayor: Mr Ncedo Ngoqo Other Members of Council: Themba Notyeke (Chief Whip)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Thembinkosi Mawonga Chief Financial Officer: Moathlodi Mosala Communications Officer: Mr Lunga Gqetywa LED Officer: Mrs Nyezi Other Senior Management: Johan Visser (Director: Corporate Services), Nyezi (Director: Community Services), Morakane Musa (Manager: IDP and PMS)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

20 980

50 856

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

(41 929)

18 521

Operating Cash Flow

7 845

9 709

UIFW Expenditure***

86 756

16 909

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: SMME development and support; infrastructure prioritisation; institutional support; agriculture and agro-processing sector development; abattoir establishment; tourism sector development; developing strategic partnerships. Key Investment Opportunities: Game farming; tourism with partnership opportunities; adventure tourism; agro-processing; J L De Bruin Dam Resort; Teebus Resort; Lake Gariep Resort.

MALETSWAI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC143) CONTACT DETAILS

LED ACTIVITIES

POSTAL: Private Bag X1011, Aliwal North, 9750 PHYSICAL: Cnr Barkly & Somerset Streets, Aliwal North TEL: 051 633 2441 FAX: 051 634 1307 EMAIL: bishopg@maletswai.gov.za WEB: www.maletswai.gov.za

Key Projects: Aliwal Spa Revitalisation Project; shopping mall development; middle-to-high income housing development; private hospital development.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 2, URF 1 Mayor: Mr Nalisile Mathetha

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 358km2 Description: Maletswai Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Joe Gqabi District of the Eastern Cape. Maletswai is a Sesotho name that means “place of salt”. The thermal springs resort, named Aliwal Spa, is located within the municipal area and produces salty water, rich in minerals, from underground. As of 2010-2013, this once beautiful resort is under reconstruction and not open for public use. Cities/Towns: Aliwal North, Jamestown

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Patrick Nonjola Chief Financial Officer: Mr Thomas Maseko Communications Officer: Mr Kevin George Other Senior Management: Patrick Nonjola (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

240 431

246 726

Population: 43 800 Households: 12 105

Surplus/Deficit

(6 295)

(2 997)

Operating Cash Flow

4 707

24 698

UIFW Expenditure***

44 290

17 327

Population Growth: 1.60% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.70%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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(Chief Whip and Chairperson: Technical Services), M Mafilika (Chairperson: IPME), N Kwinana (Chairperson: Corporate and Support Services), J Constable (Chairperson: Budget and Treasury)

POSTAL: PO Box 18, Lady Grey, 9755 PHYSICAL: 19 Murray Street, Lady Grey TEL: 051 603 1300 FAX: 051 603 0445 WEB: www.senqumunicipality.co.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 329km2 Description: Senqu Local Municipality is a democratically elected Category B municipality. The municipality was established as provided for in section 12 of the Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998, as amended and is a collective executive type municipality. It represents the amalgamation and integration that took place between the former municipalities of Lady Grey, Barkly East, Sterkspruit, Rossouw and Rhodes. It is geographically the largest local municipality within the Joe Gqabi District Municipality. Cities/Towns: Barkly East, Lady Grey, Rhodes, Rossouw, Sterkspruit Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, farming, tourism, business services

Municipal Manager: Mr Mxolisi Yawa Chief Financial Officer: Mr Christo Venter Communications Officer: Tlotlisang Koena LED Officer: Bronwen Viedge Other Senior Management: M M Yawa (Information Officer), P L Bushula (Integrated Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation), C N Gologolo (Community Services), T E Wonga (Corporate Services), R N Crozier (Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

270 361

223 836

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 134 150 Households: 38 046

Population Growth: -0.12% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.50%

Surplus/Deficit

46 149

36 388

Operating Cash Flow

48 003

72 647

UIFW Expenditure***

1 466

435

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 32, DA 2, PAC 2, UDM 1 Mayor: Ms Nozibele Mtyali Other Members of Council: N P August (Speaker), M Mpelwane

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: Tourism: Holo-Hlatsi Dam (a resort that lies in the mountains of Jozana’s Hoek at Sterkspruit).

EASTERN CAPE

OR TAMBO DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC15) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X6043, Mthatha, 5100 PHYSICAL: OR Tambo House, Nelson Mandela Drive, Myezo Park, Mthatha TEL: 047 501 7000 FAX: 047 532 2700 EMAIL: ortambodm@ortambodm.org.za WEB: www.ortambodm.org.za

QUMBU

INGQUZA HILL

TSOLO

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

MTHATHA

Area: 12 096km Description: OR Tambo District Municipality is one of the six district municipalities and one of the four ISRDP nodes of the Eastern Cape province. It covers about 80% of what used to be marginalised homeland in Transkei and is formed by five local municipalities: King Sabata Dalindyebo, Nyandeni, Mhlontlo, Port St Johns and Ingquza Hill. The municipality is located to the east of the Eastern Cape province, on the Indian Ocean coastline. It is bordered by the Alfred Nzo District Municipality to the north, the Joe Gqabi District Municipality to the north-west, the Chris Hani District Municipality to the west and the Amathole District Municipality to the south-west. From the east to the west the district measures 170, 143km, and north to south it measures 121 725km. Cities/Towns: Flagstaff, Libode, Lusikisiki, Mqanduli, Mthatha (Umtata), Ngqeleni, Port St Johns, Qumbu, Tsolo Main Economic Sectors: Community and social services, finance, business services, wholesale and retail, manufacturing, agriculture 2

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 1 364 943 Households: 298 229

FLAGSTAFF

MHLONTLO

Population Growth: 0.52% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 44.10%

LUSIKISIKI

LIBODE

NYANDENI

PORT ST JOHNS PORT ST JOHNS

KING SABATA DALINDYEBO

Other Members of Council: R Nogumla (Speaker), N Ntobongwana (Chief Whip), B. Nkani (MMC: Health and Community Services), W Ngozi (MMC: Rural and Economic Development), B Mbede (MMC: Human Resources and Corporate Services), N Soguntuza (MMC: Special Programmes Unit), N Dyule (MMC: Sports, Arts, Recreation, Culture, Heritage and Amenities), L Mambila (MMC: Infrastructure and Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: H T Hlazo Chief Financial Officer: Mr M Moleko LED Officer: Mr S Nyakudya Other Senior Management: Mhlelembana (Director; Human Resources)

OTHER AUDITS POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 49, UDM 6, COPE 3, DA 2 Mayor: N Meth

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Blue Drop Score 2012: 22.70 Blue Drop Score 2011: 43.69 Green Drop Score 2011: 26.2

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES 2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Adverse audit

Net Assets

3 315 566

3 892 010

Surplus/Deficit

(122 922)

375 481

Operating Cash Flow

400 068

378 416

UIFW Expenditure***

456 726

333 009

Key Investment Opportunities: Cooperatives development: OR Tambo Massive Poultry Egg Production Cooperatives Public Private Partnership (CPPP), grain production and maize milling in Mqanduli; forestry development: Langeni Timber Cluster; SMME Incubation: Transido SMME Hub in Mthatha; Mlengane ecotourism venture in Libode; Nduli Nature Reserve: regional conference facility and accommodation; Magwa Falls in Lusikisiki; Mbotyi Campsite in Lusikisiki.

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and Economic Development), P S Kango (Corporate Services), B Goya (Budget and Treasury), M Tenyane (Technical Services)

POSTAL: PO Box 14, Flagstaff, 4810 PHYSICAL: 135 Main Street, Flagstaff TEL: 039 252 0131 FAX: 039 252 0699 EMAIL: nmkize@ihlm.gov.za WEB: www.ihlm.gov.za

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Area: 2 477km2 Description: Ingquza Hill Local Municipality, previously known as Qaukeni, is an administrative area in the OR Tambo District of the Eastern Cape province. Cities/Towns: Flagstaff, Lusikisiki Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, retail, forestry, government services

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 278 481 Households: 56 213

Population Growth: 0.90% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 51.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 55, COPE 4, DA 1, PAC 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr Jongintaba Mdingi Other Members of Council: Dumisani Mjokovana (Speaker), Phumla Dutshwa (Chief Whip), Sibongile Vatsha (Strategic Planning

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified 606 464

Net Assets

618 617

Surplus/Deficit

42 788

36 918

Operating Cash Flow

66 978

580 527

UIFW Expenditure***

108 249

33 982

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: Middle-high income residential; development of shopping facility; forestry development; biofuels and processing plant; resort and conference facility; mining.

KING SABATA DALINDYEBO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC157) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 45, Mthatha, 5099 PHYSICAL: Munitata Building, Sutherland Street, Mthatha TEL: 047 501 4000 FAX: 047 531 3128 EMAIL: ksdexecutivemayor@ksd.gov.za WEB: www.ksd.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 46, UDM 18, COPE 2, DA 2, CASA 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Nonkoliso Ngqongwa Other Members of Council: F Dondashe (Speaker), D Zozo (Chief Whip)

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GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Municipal Manager: Mr Mluleki Fihlani Chief Financial Officer: T L Madikizela Communications Officer: T P Godlwana LED Officer: O Pantshwa Other Senior Management: L Tshangela (Director: Technical Services), P Qwabe (Director: Community Services), F Mphako (Director: Corporate Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 027km2 Description: King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality was formed before the local government elections in the year 2000, when the Mqanduli and Mthatha transitional and rural councils were merged. It is one of the five local municipalities located within the OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province. The majority population of the municipality resides in the rural areas, where they still practice cultural tradition. King Sabata Dalindyebo Municipality still retains many of the earliest buildings of the neoclassical style that was popular during the colonial times. Cities/Towns: Mqanduli, Mthatha (Umtata) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, forestry

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 451 710 Households: 105 240

Municipal Manager: Zama Mnqanqeni Chief Financial Officer: Nomthandazo Ntshanga Communications Officer: Sonwabo Mampoza LED Officer: Mrs Sgagayi Other Senior Management: Monde Tom (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

1 622 538

1 581 711

(27 886)

(19 954)

Operating Cash Flow

150 072

85 602

UIFW Expenditure***

300 113

76 511

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: 0.82% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.30%

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DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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MHLONTLO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC156) CONTACT DETAILS

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 31, Qumbu, 5180 PHYSICAL: 96 LG Mabindla Avenue, Qumbu TEL: 047 553 7000 FAX: 047 553 0189 EMAIL: info@mhlontlolm.gov.za WEB: www.mhlontlolm.gov.za

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 826km2 Description: Mhlontlo Local Municipality is a B4 rural municipality. It lies on the north-east side of the Eastern Cape provincial border alongside the N2 route between Mthatha and Mt Frere, and the R396 between Tsolo and Maclear. It is bordered by King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality to the south, Nyandeni Local Municipality to the east, Umzimvubu Local Municipality to the north, and Elundini Local Municipality to the west. Mhlontlo Local Municipality was established in terms of section 12 of the Local Government Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998. It is one of the five municipalities that constitute OR Tambo District Municipality, which falls under the Eastern Cape province. Cities/Towns: Qumbu, Tsolo Main Economic Sectors: Tourism

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets†

131 210

104 272

Surplus/Deficit†

18 353

33 510

Operating Cash Flow†

39 767

19 096

UIFW Expenditure***

48 981

11 873

† Unaudited Figures

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 48, UDM 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Thandekile Sabisa

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Yolisa Ndima Chief Financial Officer: Ms Nkosazana Ponco Communications Officer: Mr Zwelixolile Zipete Other Senior Management: Yolisa Ndima (PAIA), Mpilo Yilo (Community Services Manager), Kwinana (Corporate Services Manager), Mase (Infrastructure Development and Planning)

LED ACTIVITIES DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 188 226 Households: 43 414

Population Growth: -0.75% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 48.90%

Key Projects: Tsitsa Lodge; Malakhiwe Bakery. Key Investment Opportunities: Industrial development; agribusiness; housing development; tourism shopping mall; sand and stone mining.

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CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X504, Libode, 5160 PHYSICAL: B Nomandela Drive, Municipality Building, Libode TEL: 047 555 5000 FAX: 047 555 0202 EMAIL: admin@nyandenilm.gov.za WEB: www.nyandenilm.gov.za

Other Members of Council: M S Qaqa (Speaker), M Mthobela (Chief Whip), K Tatani (Mayor’s Office), P Matinise (Public Safety and Transport), N Matanda (Special Programmes Unit and Sports, Arts and Culture), W Ngaveli (Acting Technical and Infrastructure Development), B V Ndamase (Local Economic and Rural Development), P Godongwana (Disaster Management), W Ngaveli (Budget and Treasury Office), F Mgwedane (Community Services), Z Nondlevu (Corporate Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 2 474km2 Description: Nyandeni Local Municipality is located in the OR Tambo District Municipality. It is situated approximately 30km south of Mthatha and 50km north of Port St Johns, and is bordered by a 20km stretch of the coastal belt on the eastern part and Umzimvubu River on the western part. Cities/Towns: Libode, Ngqeleni

Municipal Manager: Mrs N Nomandela Chief Financial Officer: Mr B K Benxa Communications Officer: Mr Mvakaliseni Kencane Other Senior Management: Q Madikida (Senior Manager: Infrastructure and Development)

ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 290 390 Households: 61 647

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 0.57% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 44.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 53, UDM 4, COPE 2, DA 2 Mayor: Miss Thokozile Sokhanyile

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

355 466

334 742

Surplus/Deficit

24 901

(1 429)

Operating Cash Flow

37 669

1 841

UIFW Expenditure***

50 543

2 928

PORT ST JOHNS LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (EC154) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 2, Port St Johns, 5120 PHYSICAL: 257 Main Street, Port St Johns TEL: 047 564 1207 FAX: 047 564 1206 WEB: www.psjmunicipality.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 291km2 Description: Port St Johns Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean in the

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largely rural province of the Eastern Cape. It comprises coastal and inland areas that fall under the jurisdiction of the former Transkei. It is bounded by Lusikisiki in the north, Libode in the west and Mthatha in the south. The seat of the municipality is in the main town of Port St Johns, which is known for its beautiful beaches and mountainous terrain, with hills, cliffs, and sandy dunes. The municipality’s beautiful scenery, its natural vegetation and the pristine beaches referred to above are the main attractions for tourism. It has land for commercial use and an environmentally-friendly residential area. There are 1 053 types of plants and 164 plant families found around Port St Johns.

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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This unique vegetation harbours rare bird species, providing evidence of the rich biodiversity in Port St Johns. Cities/Towns: Port St Johns Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population: 156 136 Households: 31 715

Population Growth: 0.61% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 50.30%

Municipal Manager: Ncedile Jakuja Chief Financial Officer: C Mbilini (Acting) Communications Officer: Nonceba Madikizela

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Net Assets

Composition of Council: ANC 32, INDEPENDENT 3, DA 2, COPE 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr D M Mangqo Other Members of Council: T Khukula (Speaker), B Nokhanda (Chief Whip), Z H Cube, N B Mtuku, S Mzaza, L Ndamase, C Nduku / Mazuza, L Rolobile, G F Tobela

Surplus/Deficit

METRO MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

348 660

341 765

7 194

(1 644)

Operating Cash Flow

56 774

36 932

UIFW Expenditure***

47 860

3 420

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY

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POSTAL: PO Box 134, East London, 5200 | PHYSICAL: 117 Oxford Street, East London TEL: 043 705 1749 | FAX: 043 742 0062 EMAIL: keithn@buffalocity.gov.za | WEB: www.buffalocity.gov.za

Cllr Zukiswa Ncitha Executive Mayor

Cllr Temba Tinta Deputy Mayor

Cllr Luleka Simon Speaker

Cllr Sangweni Matwele Chief Whip

EXECUTIVE MAYOR’S MESSAGE ON 70% CAPITAL EXPENDITURE As the ANC government, we proclaim our commitment to the constitutional right of service delivery to the poor. We are mindful that improved service delivery in our municipality is largely dependant on effective governance underpinned by democratic principles. It’s been our mission to establish and maintain an effective municipality that is financially sustainable and capable of delivering high-quality services. As Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, we’ve largely invested in improving our planning processes and the oversight role of Councillors, as well as the Mayoral Committee, who ensure that the Municipality excels in its performance. We’ve invested in resources, and in stabilising and professionalising our administration to improve its efficiency. More

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importantly, we’ve devoted considerable resources to facilitating community participation in municipality affairs - making our municipality truly people centred. It is in this political and strategic context that we hereby share municipal achievements for the preceding financial year 2012/13. The Municipality’s ability to spend public resources responsibly has become a critical measure in determining its performance since the advent of democratic local government in South Africa. This has been further enforced through the introduction of the Municipal Financial Management Act in 2003. As a metro, we’ve made significant improvements in financial expenditure, from a 38% rate of expenditure in the 2011/12 financial year to a 70% rate of expenditure in 2012/13 on core service delivery projects. This marks an improvement of 32% in a year, meaning we are capable of achieving 100% expenditure in the 2013/14 financial year. We’ve been assured by the Finance Directorate that the remaining 30% has already been committed and that no money is going back to the National Treasury. It is, therefore, essential that communities continue to engage the Municipality and ensure that it keeps to its commitments. The Council and the Executive’s duty is to monitor and oversee the implementation of all the municipal plans and strategies by the Administration. It is self-motivating to see how we’ve made families happy in Duncan Village by prioritising the supply of electricity to shacks. The use of illegal connections increasingly risks the lives of innocent citizens whilst costing the Metro considerable revenue. Soon an awareness campaign to highlight the dangers of illegal connections will be rolled out. I am happy to confirm that more than 200 shacks have already been electrified and R10 million has been set aside in the interest of restoring dignity to our people through providing them with the basic right to electricity. This investment will also pay off by minimising unnecessary electricity outages caused by illegal connections. We trust that our people will embrace this campaign as it seeks to address their plight. In other areas, where there are bottlenecks, we have asked our administration to address such hindrances. It is in the interest of responsible governance that we account to you. We acknowledge that these successes wouldn’t be possible without the valuable input of the Finance Oversight Committee, the Municipal Public Accounts Committee, the Executive Mayoral Committee, and the entire Municipal Council, as well as the Administration led by the Municipal Manager. Speaking on the 90th birthday of Walter Sisulu in 2002, Nelson Mandela said, “What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” We remain From top: Housing development; Electrification of shacks in Duncan Village; Roadworks; The construction of Buffalo Bridge.

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POSTAL: PO Box 116, Port Elizabeth, 6000 | PHYSICAL: City Hall, Vuyisile Mini Square, Govan Mbeki Avenue, Nelson Mandela Bay TEL: 041 506 3208/9 | FAX: 041 506 2422 EMAIL: tshabudien@mandelametro.gov.za | WEB: www.nelsonmandelabay.gov.za

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From top: Beach; City upkeep; The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Nelson Mandela Bay is run by a progressive multi-award winning municipality, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, which is committed to making the City the preferred destination for investors and tourists alike, always in close consultation and engagement with its 1,1 million residents. As the only city in the world officially named after former South African President and world humanitarian and icon, Nelson Mandela, the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality strives to give effect to the principles and values associated with the great man, namely ubuntu, warmth, friendliness, unity and compassion. In March 2013, a new political leadership, headed by ANC stalwart, struggle leader and seasoned parliamentarian, Cllr Benson Fihla, assumed office, which saw the launch of the 100 Days’ Service Delivery Programme to fast-track delivery in respect with the most pressing needs of local communities.

SERVICE DELIVERY The 100 Days’ Programme focused on providing decent housing for all by accelerating housing delivery across the City, benefiting a broad range of communities. Other highlights of the 100 Days’ Programme include the launch of the integrated Public Transport System “Libongolethu” to provide local commuters with efficient, reliable and safe public transport; the establishment of an Investment Council; fast-tracking the Municipality’s Illegal Dumping Strategy; major job creation through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) initiatives; and the successful roll-out of the Backyard Dwellers Registration Campaign. The launch of the Investment Council is an important step forward in the reconstruction and development of this city, and the Council is already hard at work to energise and improve the economic climate and conditions in Nelson Mandela Bay to make it a more attractive place for investors. All households within the urban edge now have access to water within a 200m radius, and altogether 98% of households have access to basic refuse removal services. In the quest to become a greener and cleaner city, waste recycling initiatives were introduced, as well as three renewable energy pilot projects (wind turbines, solar energy and energy from waste).

ECONOMY The Municipality is committed to transforming Nelson Mandela Bay into a globally competitive and preferred destination for

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investors and tourists. Its work in developing the local economy is complemented by a number of forums, such as the Local Economic Development Forum, the NMB Investment Council, the Economic Advisory Panel and the GDS Coordinating Forum. In addition, a number of development agency boards are operative in Nelson Mandela Bay. Key strategic projects are being rolled out to alleviate poverty and further boost the vibrant local tourism industry, including the establishment of a Science Centre in Uitenhage; the establishment of the Mendi Multi-Purpose Cultural Centre; the upgrading of Fountain Road, Walmer; the redevelopment of the Tramways Building and of Njoli Square; and the Helenvale Urban Renewal Programme. Through its Local Economic Development Strategy (LEDS), which also focuses on investment promotion, the region has recently attracted a number of major new investments: • A R100 million investment by Clover (100 jobs created) • A R46 million investment by Lighting Innovation (80 jobs created) • A R600 million investment by Chinese automotive giant, First Automobile Works (FAW) (500 jobs to be created). The future looks bright for a city full of prospects. Undeniably the biggest investment is that of FAW at the Coega Industrial Development Zone outside the City, which will see FAW construct a state-of-the-art truck and passenger car plant. The investment, funded jointly by FAW and China-Africa Fund, will, during the first phase, generate 500 permanent jobs for the region, with more jobs expected when FAW expands operations to include the production of passenger vehicles. The Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) and Ngqura deepwater Port, which are located 20km east of the city centre, are set to transform the economy of the region and the Eastern Cape. The Coega IDZ is a harbour serviced track of land that offers a duty-free environment, with tax incentives for investors. The Port of Ngqura, a Greenfields Project, serves as the IDZ’s link to the ocean. The state-of-the-art deep-water Port of Ngqura was officially opened early in 2012, marking a major milestone in the country’s infrastructure development efforts and commitment to regional economic development. Transnet earmarked Ngqura as a transhipment hub linking trade routes between the East and the West. The automotive sector remains Nelson Mandela Bay’s primary manufacturing driver, with the Eastern Cape representing 40% of the value of South Africa’s multi-billion rand automotive industry. The development of the Nelson Mandela Bay Logistics Park, situated next to the Volkswagen plant in Uitenhage, has stimulated the growth of the local automotive industry. Nelson Mandela Bay is also the preferred region for the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, yoghurt, chocolates, ice-cream, soft drinks, hides and leather goods and is a major export port for manganese ore, catalytic converters and vehicle components. The City is a major exporter of mohair and is known as the “Mohair Capital of the World”.

TOURISM With a beautiful golden expanse of 42km of beaches, Nelson Mandela Bay has been dubbed the “Watersports Capital of Africa” and remains one of the preferred destinations for enthusiasts of sailing, fishing, diving, surfing and wind-surfing. It continues to successfully host Africa’s only Ironman Triathlon, with thousands of visitors descending on the Bay’s beachfront every year to be part of this exhilarating and spectacular event. Nelson Mandela Bay is also the proud host city for the international IRB Sevens World Series until 2014. The iconic Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium has hosted many successful high-profile sporting and cultural events and is home to the Eastern Province Kings. The Stadium won a prestigious engineering award for being the best stadium in the country, with criteria including ease of access and exit, facilities for people with disabilities, and aesthetics. THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK SOUTH AFRICA 2014

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AMATHOLE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: PO Box 320, East London, 5200 PHYSICAL: 40 Cambridge Street, East London TEL: 043 701 4000 | FAX: 043 742 0337 WEB: www.amathole.gov.za

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Above: Amathole District Municipality Executive Mayor Cllr Nomasikizi Konza and the beneficiaries of Langdraai.

AMATHOLE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY DELIVERS ABLUTION FACILITIES

improve communication and build healthy working relationships

A cry for a decent living was a thing of the past when the

chairpersons and structures to provide good leadership in

Honourable Executive Mayor of Amathole District Municipality

facilitating this alliance,” she said.

(ADM), Cllr Nomasikizi Konza, handed the people of Kolomana and Langdraai communities a new lease on life. The launch of sanitation projects in the rural villages of

with the communities. We have trust in the community

The handover of toilet units took place following the implementation of water, electricity, back to school and disaster management projects in the aforementioned areas.

Nkonkobe and Amahlathi Local Municipalities marked the

The implementation of these projects culminates from a visit

restoration of human dignity for the people of Ngqikana village

by ADM Municipal Manager Chris Magwangqana, and then

in Kolomana and Langdraai. This took place during a scheduled

Strategic Planning and IDP Portfolio Head, Cllr Siyabulela Genu,

official handover of sanitation projects in November 2013.

back in 2012. The visit sought to establish service delivery

The handover is a culmination of ADM’s 60 Days Service

interventions that were necessary to change living conditions in

Delivery Initiative, which was an integral part of the 2013

these communities. In her address, the Executive Mayor thanked

Mayoral Imbizo, through which communities were engaged

everyone for working patiently with Ward Councillors, Ward

about upcoming projects as well as progress made on existing

Committees, and other community structures to fast-track and

ones. It also provides a platform for ongoing dialogue between

drive service delivery. “ADM chose the two communities because

Government and various stakeholders to forge social partnerships

of their unacceptable living conditions,” she explained. Mr Bilman

aimed at improving and fast-tracking service delivery.

Maphongwana and his family were among the 176 households

During this period, the Executive Mayor handed over 176

that received new toilets from ADM. He was lost for words to

decent toilet units to the communities of Ngqikana and Langdraai,

describe his ecstasy, a feeling he regarded as a restoration of

situated at Nkonkobe and Amahlathi Local Municipalities

dignity for himself, his family and the people of Langdraai.

respectively. “The Reconstruction and Development Programme is a process

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Madiba for handing us the freedom we enjoy today. On this special day, I

that has phases and it is through forging social partnerships

feel like a normal human being again,” said a visibly emotional

with our communities that we can improve, in totality, the living

Maphongwana as he acknowledged the ailing former President,

conditions of our people,” said Konza. “This partnership helps us

Nelson Mandela, for his contribution to South Africa’s democracy. Members of the Mayoral Committee, ADM senior officials, stakeholders from sector departments, as well as members of the media, also attended the Mayoral Imbizo. During the final leg of the Mayoral Imbizo, the Executive Mayor visited villages of Mente and Nkanga (both under Mnquma Local Municipality) to follow up on projects currently taking place in those areas while announcing upcoming projects. For more information about Amathole District Municipality, please visit www.amathole.gov.za.

Left: ADM Executive Mayor Cllr Nomasikizi Konza addressing upper Ncwara Community (Mbhashe LM) during the “Adopt-a-School” Programme.

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THE ARMED STRUGGLE LIVING MUSEUM, A CENTRE OF HEALING FOR EX-COMBATANTS

for archiving the material that was exhibited in the museum. “The

The Armed Struggle Living Museum (ASML) and Exhibition,

museum will replicate camp life and exhibit items linked to the

launched by Amathole District Municipality (ADM) in East London,

liberation struggle,” Konza emphasised. Advocate Sonwabile Mancotywa, Chief Executive Officer of the

of its kind in South Africa and in the Southern Hemisphere to tell

NHC, said that there is still a great need to rewrite South African

a story of military veterans, the museum is the brainchild of the

history. “The museum is about celebrating the role played by unsung

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) and

heroes and heroines of this country,” he said.

the Azanian People’s Liberation Army Military Veterans Association.

Mancotywa said that the museum will always be a living

The Museum is the culmination of negotiations that started a few

reminder of the role played by the likes of comrade Siphiwo Sityebi,

years ago with a number of stakeholders, including the Eastern

affectionately known as Mzimba, who died in 2008. Comrade Sityebi

Cape Government, the National Heritage Council (NHC), and

was the former chairperson of MKMVA and he was instrumental in

Buffalo City Metropolitain Municipality.

the formation of the then Youth Congress.

Delivering a keynote address during the museum launch at

The National Heritage Council (NHC) established that South Africa

Buffalo City FET College on Friday 29 November 2013, the ADM

only has one military museum that focuses on black people’s defeat.

Executive Mayor, Councillor Nomasikizi Konza, described the

Mancotywa did not mince his words and saluted the bravery and

sacrifices made by ex-combatants of the armed struggle as

honesty shown by Umkhonto we Sizwe.

incomparable. “One cannot, at any stage, equate the magnitude of the project

“When MKMVA brought the idea to us, they highlighted that they are not alone but with APLA in this venture. The museum will

to a monetary value. Here, we are talking about the sacrifice made

forever revive the political education of our military veterans,” he

by people who had a continuous nostalgia [for a free land]. As

said. Mancotywa reiterated ADM Executive Mayor Nomasikizi Konza’s

the days passed and they embarked on the fight for our liberation,

words and urged military veterans to form section 21 companies to

what kept them going was the fact that freedom would, one day,

run the museum. The South African Police Service (SAPS) band and

be attained,” she said.

young people attended the launch, flying the South African flag high,

The Executive Mayor stated that she can imagine the pain that a military veteran would endure while visiting the museum as it brings back the atrocities that they went through in the past. “As part of launching the museum, my duty was to cut the ribbon

one of the symbols of their liberation. During the launch, Konza also conferred certificates for Heritage Resource Management to almost 20 students, most of whom were ex-combatants with their direct descendants. The recipients will be

and that was how far I would go. Today, ADM turned a dream into a

deployed to run the Museum on behalf of the beneficiaries and/or

realisation,” said Konza.

trustees. The Museum is now open for public viewing.

Setting out the background for the museum, Provincial Chairperson of Non-Statutory Forces Ncwadi Tunyiswa said that the idea to erect a liberation struggle museum in East London was conceived nine years ago. He said that when they sought funding,

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is regarded as the centre of healing for ex-combatants. The first

She further applauded the University of Fort Hare (UFH) in Alice

ADM showed interest and, from then on, has chaired the Project Steering Committee (PSJ). Project role-players identified Amalinda Reserve in East London as the site at which the Museum would be erected. Tunyiswa said the history of the armed struggle did not start in the 1960s but dates further back. “We have interviewed 200 people and [are] urging others to come forward and tell us their stories. Their stories will be displayed in the museum so that the nation can heal,” he said. Konza said the museum will serve as a platform from which military veterans can narrate their history, and this will determine the future of our generation. She warned that we dare not play with that history because thousands of people lost their lives and families during the armed struggle. She said people that attended the event were there to witness that South Africa is a changed nation. “The museum is a reminder of the discipline and the selflessness displayed by our cadres. When we talk about veterans we talk about people who brought us consciousness,” she stated. Konza said that, “As the ADM, we take pride in launching the museum and this is a good story to tell.” Left from top: Amathole District Municipality Mayor Cllr Nomasikizi Konza cutting the ribbon, together with MKMVA Ncwadi Tunyiswa and Pumla Nazo, LED and Tourism Councillor for Buffalo City Metro. Councillor Pumla Nazo is representing the Buffalo City Mayor Councillor, Zukiswa Ncitha; MKMVA Monde Mkunqwana explaining military pictures and information on epochs of the liberation struggle in South Africa exhibited at the newly-launched museum; Eastern Cape SAPS Band marching together with learners from Ulutho Drumming School from Kwelerha in East London during the launch of the Armed Struggle Living Musuem.

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CACADU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: PO Box 318, Port Elizabeth, 6000 PHYSICAL: 32 Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth TEL: 041 508 7111 | FAX: 041 508 7000 WEB: www.cacadu.co.za | FACEBOOK: Cacadu District Municipality The Cacadu District is situated in the western portion of the Eastern Cape and wholly surrounds Nelson Mandela Bay. It is the largest (58 243km2) of the six districts in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Covering 34% of the entire Eastern Cape Province’s geographical footprint, the District stretches from the Karoo areas in the north to the coastal belt of the Indian Ocean in the south, and includes inland areas that lie between the Bloukrans River in the west and Great Fish River in the east. The Eastern Cape Province is incredibly rich in culture and home to four tribal kingdoms, including Xhosa, Pondo, Sotho and the Khoisan – said to be among the first inhabitants of the Province. Known as the “Adventure Province”, the Eastern Cape has the only Big Seven reserve in the world, namely Addo Elephant National Park, and a World Heritage Site, namely the Baviaanskloof, within its boundaries. The lifestyle is relaxed, balanced and family-orientated, while the tourism industry is thriving. The area is characterised by immense contrasts in scenery, vegetation, wildlife, history and culture. Residents have access to world-class medical, sports and education facilities like Rhodes, Walter Sisulu, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan and Fort Hare Universities. The Eastern Cape offers one of the best combinations of lifestyle and opportunity. Whatever your line of business, the Province boasts a healthy economic variety of manufacturing, industry and agro-industry supported by infrastructure and development initiatives, while motoring giants like Volkswagen South Africa, Ford and General Motors are also based here. It is also the only province that is home to two Industrial Development

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Zones (IDZs) and a deep-water port. The Cacadu District Municipality focuses on creating projects to grow skills and employment and initiate sustainable economic development as well as to elevate the quality of life in the District. Some rare skills, such as shearing Angora goats for mohair, are available in the District and where a skills shortage is being experienced, initiatives are being undertaken to combat the skills shortage and, in turn, create jobs for local people.

POTENTIAL AREAS FOR INVESTMENT Several potential areas of investment have been identified within the Cacadu District. They include:

AQUACULTURE The aquaculture industry consists of the farming of aquatic, i.e. freshwater and marine, organisms under controlled conditions that include interventions such as regular stocking and feeding during the rearing process to increase production. The Camdeboo Satellite Aquaculture Project (CSAP) aims to establish a preserved freshwater fish industry in the Graaff-Reinet area in order to address fish supply shortfalls, whilst simultaneously creating sustainable self-employment opportunities for rural women and promoting pro-poor economic growth and social equity. Once perfected and successfully implemented in Graaff-Reinet, CSAP may be replicated in other rural and remote areas of the country, creating enormous social and economic benefits for thousands of South Africans, as well as a source of affordable protein and nutrients for millions of people. The freshwater fish produced by aquaculture clusters will be processed and packaged and sold locally at an affordable price to bulk markets. Currently, CSAP is focusing on the establishment of the first commercial scale central management farm as well as the processing facility. Investment opportunities exist within both the production and processing areas of this project. CITRUS Citrus is a major international commercial fruit crop that is widely consumed on a global scale, both as fresh fruit and juice. The citrus industry, within the Cacadu District, is largely found in the Sundays River Valley area. The small town of Kirkwood is considered to be the citrus capital of the Eastern Cape and is also the centre of one of the largest citrus regions in South Africa, with approximately 12 000ha of citrus orchards. From top: Cacadu District offers a number of potential investment areas, including aquaculture, dairy, pineapple farming, renewable energy and mohair production.

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DAIRY The Eastern Cape produces approximately 30% of the South African milk output, with the Cacadu District supplying 20% of this output. Approximately 600 000 to 800 000 litres of fresh milk are transported daily by tanker from the Tsitsikamma and Alexandria areas, within the Kou-Kamma and Ndlambe Local Municipalities respectively, to processing plants in Gauteng, Durban and Cape Town at a cost of some R90 million per annum.

ESSENTIAL OILS Since the essential oils market is largely an untapped market for Cacadu, there is huge growth potential for this sector. There are over 300 plants that can produce essential oils, of which the most suitable for this area is still being assessed and studied. The essential oils sector is charaterised by the extraction of volatile fragrance components from plants, while the plant oils are extracted through distillation at yields of 0.01-2%.

HONEYBUSH Honeybush is an indigenous plant found exclusively in South Africa, within the fynbos region. It is used to produce a uniquely flavoured herbal tea. The most sought after parts of the plant are the flowers and leaves, which are used to produce Honeybush tea. Honeybush is grown wild and cultivated in the Langkloof area.

LEATHER The Cacadu District is well suited for the leather industry as the Eastern Cape is home to the largest number of livestock. Typically, the value of cattle hides and sheep and goat skins represents in the region of 5-15% of the market value of an animal. The by-product nature of the leather industry prevents a significant waste problem that would arise if the leather industry did not exist.

LIVESTOCK Livestock farming within the Cacadu District is largely attributed to the farming of cattle, sheep and goats. The mixed-veld types of the Eastern Cape present a competitive advantage for livestock activities, hence the Province generates the greatest volume of livestock farming within the country. The concentration of sheep farming is located in the more arid parts of the country, where the Eastern Cape is responsible for the greatest total number of sheep. Sheep flock sizes vary between less than 50 and 1 800 head. The Eastern Cape dominates the total number of goats farmed in the country. Flocks of goats intended for meat production are usually smaller than sheep flocks, averaging approximately 300 head per farm. OSTRICH Essentially, the ostrich can be raised for meat, leather and feathers, however, the main focus within the Cacadu District is on the export of the meat. Therefore, the leather, eggs and feathers are considered as by-products. The ostrich industry is a growing economic sector that is gaining popularity within the market as recognition is given to the reduced cholesterol content of the meat, making it a healthy alternative to other red meat. PINEAPPLES The Cacadu District is currently home to an emergent pineapple industry, of which the majority is grown within the Ndlambe Local Municipality. Ndlambe Natural Industrial Products (NNIP) is a Bathurst-based company formed in 2006 by various stakeholders to implement the Eastern Cape Pineapple Industry Residue Benefaction Project, which involves the development of value-added products out of what were previously considered waste materials, and the relocation to and consolidation of the entire pineapple processing industry in Bathurst. The focus of the Eastern Cape Pineapple Residue Benefaction Project is on creating a sustainable agricultural/agro-processing business model through value addition to what were previously considered agricultural and agro-processing waste streams. Currently, this material is burnt or ploughed back into the ground after the completion of the fruit production cycle, and is of no commercial value to the pineapple growers. The thesis of this project is that the pineapple plant material can be economically converted into value added products as follows: • Cellulosic fibre in the leaves will be converted into microcrystalline cellulose • Bromelain enzymes will be extracted from the stems of the plants. Investment and the successful implementation of this project will be of enormous economic benefit to the pineapple growers and the pineapple processing industry.

MOHAIR The Eastern Cape Province is the largest producer of mohair in South Africa, contributing approximately three quarters of the nation’s current production. Cacadu is the Province’s, and therefore the country’s, largest producer of mohair, with approximately 49% of South Africa’s market shares. Angora goats produce a fibre that combines the warmth of wool with the durability to be coloured, similar to synthetic material. Colouring of the fibre results in a high reflectance value and clarity of colour. Kid mohair, due to its exceptional quality, continues to be in high demand worldwide and used in the manufacturing of fashion garments. KAOLIN The Cacadu District has significant Kaolin deposits and potential for cluster development around Kaolin in the Makana Local Municipality. Kaolin is a broad name given to a range of clay-compound substances made up of Kaolinite and several other minerals. Depending on its individual chemical characteristics and the extent to which it is processed, Kaolin is used as filler and input in the manufacture and production of several goods.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY Renewable energy is sustainable and an environmentally friendly alternative to coal as it produces minimal amounts of pollution and harmful gases. South Africa has prioritised the use of renewable energy to meet the growing demand for energy. Wind farms are already being erected in areas such as Kouga and Kou-Kamma, while other Renewable Energy developments are being planned in the District. The Department of Energy (DOE) has launched and periodically publishes Request for Proposals (RFP) in terms of the department’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) Programme, whereby independent power producers are invited to submit proposals for renewable energy. Six out of the 15 wind farm developments approved in terms of the DOE’s Renewable Energy (IPP) Programme will be located in the Cacadu District, accounting for almost half, i.e. 48% (579.16MW) of the total wind power generation projects awarded nationally. In addition, three of the largest energy generating wind farms, i.e. Amakhala Emoyeni (137.9MW), Cookhouse Wind Farm (135MW) and Jeffreys Bay (133.86MW) are to be developed in the District Municipality.

FOR MORE INFO ABOUT THE POTENTIAL INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN THE DISTRICT, CONTACT: Cacadu District Municipality Pumelelo Kate (Director: Economic Development) Tel: +27 41 508 7343 Fax: 086 579 6623 Email: pmkate@cacadu.co.za

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OR TAMBO DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

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POSTAL: Private Bag X6043, Mthatha, 5100 PHYSICAL: OR Tambo House, Nelson Mandela Drive, Myezo Park, Mthatha TEL: 047 501 7000 | FAX: 047 532 2700 EMAIL: ortambodm@ortambodm.org.za | WEB: www.ortambodm.org.za

OR Tambo District Municipality is one of the six district municipalities in the Eastern Cape Province. The Indian Ocean coastline of South Africa forms its eastern border, to the north it is bordered by the Alfred Nzo District Municipality, to the north-west by the Joe Gqabi District Municipality, to the west by the Chris Hani District Municipality, and to the south-west by the Amathole District Municipality. The District has a total population of 1 441 120 people. This is approximately 26.6% of the total population of the Eastern Cape. The District constitutes five local municipalities: King Sabatha Dalindyebo (including the towns of Mthatha and Mqanduli); Nyandeni (including Libode and Nyandeni); Port St Johns (including Port St Johns); Mhlontlo (including Tsolo and Qumbu); and Inqguza Hill (including Flagstaff and Lusikisiki).

VISION Being a developmental municipality that is responsive to social aspirations for an economically vibrant, healthy and sustainable community.

MISSION To create an economically viable municipality through the utilisation of viable resources, and to provide efficient and effective service delivery, adequate access to land, security of tenure, housing, social wellbeing and effective skills aimed at promoting a self-

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sustaining, healthy community.

TOURISM AND ENVIRONMENT The OR Tambo District Municipality has identified tourism as one of its major economic drivers and growth sectors. The unspoilt natural resources along the Wild Coast, and the rich culture and historic heritage that put the District on the international map, are just some of the natural assets that the District possesses. The District is an appropriate destination for any discerning tourist and offers a diverse cultural heritage that is representative of the various tribes and people that constitute our community. The region offers a diversity of great scenic beauty, being blessed with spectacular landscapes, mangrove swamps, estuaries, hills and mountains.

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE: • Magwa Falls, Ingquza Hill Local Municipality • Ilitye lika Phungela, Mhlontlo Local Municipality • Mlengana Mountain, Nyandeni Local Municipality • Hluleka Nature Reserve, Nyandeni Local Municipality • Mthatha Airport, King Sabatha Dalindyebo Local Municipality • Manga Falls, Mhlontlo Local Municipality • Umzimvubu River, Port St Johns Local Municipality • Noqhekwana Beach, Port St Johns Local Municipality

From top: Tsitsa Falls; OR Tambo wonders, Mkambati Nature Reserve; Hole in the Wall; Magwa Tea Plantation; Ntlangano Nature Reserve.

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EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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POSTAL: Private Bag X1161, Lady Frere, 5410 PHYSICAL: INDWE UNIT: 40 Fletcher Street, Indwe | DORDRECHT UNIT: Grey Street, Town Hall Building, Dordrecht TEL: 047 878 0020 | FAX: 047 878 0112 EMAIL: admin@emalahlenilm.gov.za | WEB: emalahleni.local.gov.za contribution to its economy, this makes it difficult to attract big corporations. New manufacturers are also not trusted since they are still developing their track record in industry. Well-established brands currently overshadow our local ones. As such, our local brands have to prove that they are competitive. One way in which we aim to establish our brands is via a vast marketing drive. Cllr N Nyukwana Mayor

Dr S W Vatala Municipal Manager

LED OPPORTUNITIES Emalahleni is rich in coal, with coal reserves that were used in the

BACKGROUND

olden days. These reserves can now serve as tourist attraction

Emalahleni Local Municipality was formed in December 2000 after

areas if managed well. Coal mining is still active, with Elitheni Coal

the first Local Government elections. To form the Municipality,

as the private mining company running operations. They have

three Transitional Local Councils merged - namely, Dordrecht,

created several employment opportunities, although they started

Indwe and Lady Frere.

with small-scale mining activities. There is hope that the initiative will curb our high unemployment rate. Their study, with regards

Chris Hani District Municipality and is situated in the north-east

to employment, clearly reflects that local people will benefit

region of the Eastern Cape Province. The seat of the municipality is

through various programmes in needing to supply Elitheni with

Lady Frere.

the services it requires (cleaning, catering, manufacturing work,

The estimated population of Emalahleni Local Municipality is 119 460, with a slight decrease prior to the current census outcomes due to a number of reasons. The unemployment rate is at 51% due to high levels of illiteracy and lack of skills. The municipal area covers approximately

clothing, etc) and that skills transfer will take place to equip local people to be equal to performing these tasks. The mine is in the process of establishing a mining village to ensure that all people that are working here are residing and boosting the local economy.

3 840km2. It includes more than 200 rural villages, and comprises

Our area has a lot of arable land where ploughing activities

17 wards. This consists of private farms, where commercial farming

are practiced. Sorghum and maize with vegetables are key crops

is practiced, in the northern area of the Municipality, south of

produced in our area. When crop production was formalised,

Dordrecht and north of Indwe. The rest of the Municipality was

sorghum production was immediately taken up and the Ibuyambo

previously part of the former Transkei. The settlement pattern in

Cooperative was established to facilitate the development of the

this part of the Municipality is predominantly that of dispersed

processing, milling and packaging of sorghum.

“traditional’’ rural village-type settlements, where subsistence

In many of our wards there are shearing sheds where

farming practices (pastoral and dry land cultivation) are the

community members are organised and able to operate as small-

dominant forms of land use and activity, apart from the residential

scale sheep farmers. Here they can learn about dealing with wool

function of these areas.

production and selling whole sheep to the local market.

CHALLENGES FOR LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

TOURISM

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa of 1996 places

It contains natural landscapes, as well as modified and newly-

a great responsibility on local government to facilitate local

established places that are of interest to tourists and explorers.

economic development (LED) but the framework within the

Emalahleni Local Municipality’s area is rich in tourism and heritage.

The heritage of this area encompasses its diversity of culture.

Constitution that lists the functions of local government then did

If the cultural patterns of the people living in this area are

not mention LED as one of its areas. It is only recently that LED

showcased, it could attract people from afar due to its uniqueness.

is a priority of government and, as such, municipalities now have

The areas that have been identified with potential for tourism

a clear role to play as stipulated in the National Framework. The

include but are not limited to:

National Framework clearly indicates that local government has a

• Aqua sport linked to existing dams (the Xonxa and the

responsibility to create a conducive environment for investment in their area. There is a lack of knowledge as to what local economic

Lubisi Dams) • Cultural tourism linked to the Liberation and Heritage Route • Craft produce

development entails. As in other municipalities, this function

• Rock art promotion and benefaction

has become a priority to Emalahleni Local Municipality. In most

• Museum in Dordrecht

cases, the biggest portion of the task, as far as the planning

Currently, there are a limited number of existing tourist attractions

and strategising is concerned, is given to consultants who do

within the area, such as the Indwe Resort with accommodation

an overview of where potential for development lies. This then

facilities and the Kloof (a viewing point) in Dordrecht. There are

poses a challenge to the Municipality when it comes to the actual

areas where Bushman paintings exist that have the potential to be

implementation of the document. Often, the situation on the

developed into tourist attractions. Trout fishing trails and mountain

ground conflicts with what is contained in the document.

bike races have also become recent tourist attractions. The

LED has been hindered in Emalahleni because of a lack of resources. Since the area is mainly rural, with farming as its main

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Emalahleni Local Municipality falls under the jurisdiction of the

Dordrecht Festival and the Lady Frere Annual Cultural Games have the potential to be developed into tourist attractions.

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MAKANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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POSTAL: PO Box 176, Grahamstown, 6140 | PHYSICAL: City Hall, High Street, Grahamstown TEL: 046 603 6111 | FAX: 046 622 9488 EMAIL: yramokolo@makana.go.za | WEB: www.makana.gov.za

Cllr Zamuxolo J Peter Mayor

Cllr M Madinda-Isaac Speaker

Cllr Julie C Wells Chief Whip

Dr Pravine Naidoo Municipal Manager

OUR VISION

Makana is also the hub of the world-renowned Grahamstown National

Makana shall strive to ensure a sustainable, affordable, equitable

Arts Festival which is hosted every year in the last week of June and

and quality service in a just, friendly and healthy environment

first week of July. The Festival is an event that allows diverse cultures

that promotes social and economic growth for all.

from around the country and the world to showcase their talents in the visual and performing arts. Visitors and local people get to taste

OUR MISSION

diverse cultural cuisines that are on offer. Throughout the year, there

To attain our Vision, we seek to satisfy the needs of our

are various types of festivals that the City hosts, such as the Schools

stakeholders, and efficiently and effectively provide the services

Science Festival, National Schools Festival, Makana Freedom Festival

required by legislation.

and Children Arts Festival. These festivals create job opportunities, helping with the high rate of unemployment in Makana.

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ABOUT MAKANA MUNICIPALITY Makana Municipality is located in Grahamstown on the south-

PROJECTS

eastern seaboard of South Africa, in the western part of the

There are many developmental projects that the Municipality is

Eastern Cape that is situated between East London (EL) and

engaged with that focus on the development and welfare of Makana

Port Elizabeth (PE), under Cacadu District Municipality. It is

citizens. Rural areas and farms produce meat, fruit and vegetables.

120km to PE and 180km from EL, which are the largest industrial

In both the rural and urban areas, there are projects running for

areas in South Africa with well-equipped ports and major airports.

emerging farmers. More than 70 emerging farmers were given

This is a country rich in history and heritage as it is 200 years old. It

training in poultry production and sustainable agriculture.

was founded in 1812 by the British Settlers and is home to the world-

Through Local Economic Development and Planning, Makana

famous 1820 Settlers Monument, which is one of more than 70

Municipality is committed to developing the economy and the well-

National Heritage Sites that are found around Makana Municipality.

being of its citizens. There are numerous projects taking place, in

The Municipality consists of 14 Wards, of which three are rural areas.

and around Makana, through the Community Work Programme

Makana Municipality is committed to ensuring that the human

(CWP), coordinated by Provincial Implementing Agent (PIA), Border

rights principles of “Batho Pele” or “getting it right the first time”

Rural Committee (BRC) or the Local Implementing Agent (LIA). The

are experienced whenever our customers access our services, thus

CWP focuses on the following anchor sectors:

ensuring that service excellence is an integral part of the planning

• Community Home-Based Care — where the focus is on caring

and delivery of services. Customer care is vital to ensuring that we

for community members who are affected and infected by

demonstrate these values in all our dealings with our customers. Hence, our brand promise is “Makana, A Great Place To Be”. To achieve excellent service, we need to maintain the values of integrity and professionalism, good customer care, mutual trust and understanding and, most of all, respect because we value our relationship with our customers and because we are here to serve them.

chronic illnesses • Establishment of household gardens for vulnerable families • Construction of fencing, erecting fencing for vulnerable household gardens, community access road maintenance and repairing of community facilities • Skills and enterprise development through the establishment of cooperatives. Makana Municipality is also well endowed with deposits of Kaoline,

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which is used in a number of industrial products including bricks,

Makana Municipality has abundant wildlife and has devoted more

ceramics and pottery. It is mined raw and distributed throughout

than a million hectares of its land to public and private nature

the country. Six mining companies operate as small-scale kaolin

reserves around the City, including the well-known Shamwari

mines around Makana. The Makana LED department has established

Game Reserve. Game animals include the Big Five, situated in

a cooporative that will be mining Kaoline and will be run by

breathtaking landscapes with amazingly beautiful flora and fauna.

Makana’s citizens.

We offer exciting tourist attractions and heritage sites that are

The Municipality is busy with several projects: building toilets,

the most beautiful in the Southern Hemisphere. Ecotourism is also

work on sewer reticulation and sewage oxidation ponds, upgrading

flourishing, with farmers turning their homesteads into B&Bs and

gravel roads, electrifying of informal settlements, building houses

tourists loving the tranquillity and atmosphere of the farms.

and a state-of-the-art multi-purpose centre, and upgrading sports

This is also an academic city because we are surrounded by inter-

facilities. There is also the project of revamping Egazini Heritage Site

nationally recognised secondary and tertiary academic institutions,

and the construction of an interpretation centre, where the history

including one of the best universities in the world, Rhodes University,

of black people will be interpreted, along with the construction of a

where some of our top leaders have been honoured. The City is home

road leading to the site. All these project are operational throughout

to three of the most prestigious private schools in the country. They

the Makana jurisdiction. This municipality is really striving towards

have some of the oldest buildings, dating back to the 1900s.

developing the economic growth and well-being of its citizens.

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MATATIELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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POSTAL: PO Box 35, Matatiele, 4730 | PHYSICAL: 102 Main Street, Matatiele TEL: 039 737 3135 | FAX: 039 737 3611 EMAIL: manager@matatiele.co.za | WEB: www.matatiele.gov.za

Cllr M M Mbedla Mayor

Dr Tsepang Nakin Municipal Manager

VISION Where Nature, Agriculture and Tourism are Investments of Choice.

MISSION • To create an awareness of nature conservation • To promote and support agricultural activities • To promote and market local tourism organisations and small medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs)

Creating job opportunities: EPWP employees.

Financial Viability In terms of Financial Management, the Municipality managed to: • Develop and implement effective Financial Management systems and policies • Develop and implement an efficient and effective Assets Management system Matatiele Local Municipality obtained an unqualified Audit Opinion from the Auditor-General for four consecutive years since 2009/2010.

VALUES Respect, Accountability, Transparency, Integrity, Commitment and Efficiency

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Institutional Development Matatiele Local Municipality has recently won a Vuna Award in the category of Best Performing Municipal Manager in the Province of the Eastern Cape.

of the Eastern Cape Province. Matatiele is one of the four

MATATIELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY IS AN INVESTMENT AND TOURIST DESTINATION OF CHOICE

local municipalities located within the Alfred Nzo jurisdiction.

Matatiele Local Municipality has made tourism a priority. It has

It consists of 26 Municipal Wards, with a population of

proven to be one of the fastest growing industries and contributes

203 843 people, and accounts for 58% (4 352km2) of Alfred

significantly to the area’s economic growth.

Nzo District’s geographical size.

At local level, the Municipality has developed a plan for

Matatiele Local Municipality is located in the northern part

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• To create an environment conducive to investment

establishing a local tourism organisation through the

KEY PERFOMANCE AREAS THAT GUIDE THE SERVICE DELIVERY AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

development of tourism structures in the rural areas (community tourism organisations). Matatiele Local Municipality has also invested in the annual destination marketing of the area through

Basic Service Delivery and Infrastructure The following are services offered by the Municipality:

an event called Matatiele Jazz/Music Festival, which is hosted annually in December. This event does not only market the destination but also empowers the people of Matatiele through

Roads, electricity, water and storm water • The Expanded Public Works Programme (Nkhoesa Mofokeng Programme) was introduced in order to maintain local access roads, where there are 20 employees per ward who are rotated after every year and paid by the Municipality. • Electricity and energy in the Harry Gwala Electrification Project, Bakoena 8 Electricity Project and Belford, Matewu and Thembelihle Electrification Project and, currently, 22 223 households use electricity for lighting. • The Municipality has created means to provide stoves and gas as a temporary solution to households that have no electricity. • Construction of access roads, maintenance of storm water drainage systems, maintenance of community halls, and tarring of the Harry Gwala Park Main Road, Matatiele Town, Cedarville and Maluti internal streets was successfully completed by the Municipality. The Municipality has purchased plant machinery for capital projects, which will also assist in maintaining the roads as per the maintenance plan. THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK SOUTH AFRICA 2014

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different programmes such as showcasing of local artists, trade vendors, cultural and traditional exposure of Matatiele, the accommodation sector, the transport sector and exhibitors.

SUPPORTING RURAL DEVELOPMENT Matatiele Local Municipality bought a milling facility for local agricultural cooperatives and emerging farmers. This will add value to farmer’s grain products such as maize and sorghum. Furthermore, in partnership with the Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform, the Municipality is resuscitating a programme of massive food production for our rural communities. This, in turn, will support the milling facility that will process, with added value to the project, the primary production of these foods. In addition, the Municipality is also promoting rural community economic development and empowerment, with the key objectives of promoting investment in basic infrastructure and social welfare, promoting broadened access to productive resources, and funding for local economic development and implementation in the rural areas.

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FREE STATE KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC FEZILE DABI DC20

LAND AREA

129 825km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

10.6%

PEOPLE LEJWELEPUTSWA DC18

THABO MOFUTSANYANA DC19

POPULATION

2 745 590

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

5.3%

POPULATION GROUPS

MANGAUNG MAN

BLACK AFRICAN

87.6%

COLOURED

3.1%

INDIAN/ASIAN

0.4%

WHITE

8.7%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

XHARIEP DC16

NO SCHOOLING

7.1%

GRADE 12

27.1%

HIGHER EDUCATION

9.5%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

The Free State is located in the geographical centre of South Africa, bordered by the Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, North West, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces, as well as Lesotho. The Free State is a rural province of farmland, mountains, goldfields and widely dispersed towns. Although the Free State is the third-largest province in South Africa, it has the second-smallest population and the second-lowest population density. It covers an area of 129 825km2 and has a population of 2 745 590 – 5.3% of the national population. Its capital is Bloemfontein, which is South Africa’s judicial capital. Other important towns include Welkom, Kroonstad, Sasolburg and Bethlehem. The economy is dominated by agriculture, mining and manufacturing. Known as the “bread basket” of South Africa, about 90% of the province is under cultivation for crop production. It produces approximately 34% of the total maize production of South Africa, 37% of wheat, 53% of sorghum, 33% of potatoes, 18% of red meat, 30% of groundnuts and 15% of wool. The province is the world’s fifth-largest gold producer, with mining the major employer. It is a leader in the chemicals industry, being home to the giant synthetic fuels company, Sasol. The Vredefort Dome, 10km in diameter, about 100km south-west of Johannesburg, is South Africa’s seventh World Heritage Site. The Free State is divided into one metropolitan municipality (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality) and four district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 19 local municipalities.

32.6%

HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS

823 316

FORMAL DWELLINGS

81.1%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

89.9%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

89.1%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

67.7%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

72.7%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.freestateonline.fs.gov.za www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN FREE STATE Mangaung

Lejweleputswa

Thabo Mofutsanyana

Setsoto

Fezile Dabi

Masilonyana

Dihlabeng

Xhariep

Mafube

Matjhabeng

Maluti-A-Phofung

Kopanong

Metsimaholo

Nala

Mantsopa

Letsemeng

Moqhaka

Tokologo

Nketoana

Mohokare

Ngwathe

Tswelopele

Phumelela

Naledi

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MANGAUNG METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (MAN) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 3704, Bloemfontein, 9300 PHYSICAL: Bram Fischer Building, Nelson Mandela Drive & Markgraaff Street, Bloemfontein TEL: 051 405 8212 FAX: 051 405 8707 WEB: www.mangaung.co.za

BLOEMFONTEIN

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

FREE STATE

THABA NCHU

MANGAUNG

BOTSHABELO

MANGAUNG

Area: 6 284km2 Description: Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality is a Category A municipality. It is situated in the Free State province, in the central interior of South Africa. The Free State is bordered by the Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and North West provinces, as well as by the neighbouring country of Lesotho. Mangaung, meaning “Place of the Cheetahs” accentuates the vibrant, dynamic and energetic character of the tourism industry in the “City on the move (at the heart of it all)”. The economy is strongly driven by the government sector, which has seen the fastest growth in the last five years as a result of increased government programmes in livelihoods improvement interventions. The finance sector is the second-fastest growing sector due to very active estate and construction activities. Small businesses have a major role to play in the South African, and especially the Mangaung, economy in terms of employment creation, income generation and output growth. It is estimated that more than 12 million people in South Africa are actively involved in the SMME sector, which accounts for approximately 60% of all employment in the economy and 40% of output. In an area such as Mangaung, with its relatively high levels of unemployment and poverty, it can be expected that the SMME sector plays an even more important role in job creation and poverty alleviation. The informal economy makes an important contribution to the economic and social life of Mangaung. Due to the decline in formal employment and consequent increase in unemployment, many people seek alternative means of earning an income. Cities/Towns: Bloemfontein, Botshabelo, Mangaung, Thaba Nchu Main Economic Sectors: Government services, finance, trade, transport, SMME, agriculture, mining, manufacturing, construction

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Sibongile Mazibuko Chief Financial Officer: Mr Ernest Mohlahlo Communications Officer: Mr Qondile Khedama LED Officer: Mr Zinn Simpson Other Senior Management: K Kabagambe (Head: Planning), E H Radebe (Head: Social Services), M Mokoena (Head: Human Settlement and Housing), L Ntoyi (Head: Regional Operations), H Boshoff (Head: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

10 463 146

10 099 214

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

350 924

238 337

Operating Cash Flow

676 642

1 549 652

UIFW Expenditure***

435 406

242 441

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 84.45 Blue Drop Score 2011: 84.69 Green Drop Score 2011: 38.0

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

LED ACTIVITIES

Population: 747 431 Households: 231 921

Key Projects: Bloemfontein CBD Renewal; N8 Corridor Development Programme; expansion of the Bloemfontein Airport; support development of commercial farmers and establishment and marketing of agro-processing factories; proposed tourism projects: founding of Klein Magasa Township Museum, and development of Shebeen and Tavern Tourism Route; current tourism projects: development of tourism marketing collateral and formulation of tourism development plan. Key Investment Opportunities: Hoffman Square Development; Naval Hill Development; airport node.

Population Growth: 1.47% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 65, DA 26, COPE 3, FF+ 2, APC 1 Mayor: Mr Thabo Manyoni Other Members of Council: Connie Rampai (Deputy Executive Mayor), Constance Rampai (Speaker), Zolile Mangcotywa (Council Whip), Papiki Moeng (Economic Development and Tourism), Eva Moilwa (Corporate Governance and Administration)

FEZILE DABI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC20) CONTACT DETAILS

SASOLBURG

POSTAL: PO Box 10, Sasolburg, 1947 PHYSICAL: John Vorster Road, Sasolburg TEL: 016 970 8600 FAX: 016 970 8733 EMAIL: info@nfsdc.co.za WEB: www.feziledabi.gov.za

VIERFONTEIN

VREDEFORT

MOQHAKA

ORANJEVILLE VILLIERS

VILJOENSKROON

KOPPIES

NGWATHE

HEILBRON

EDENVILLE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 20 668km2 Description: Fezile Dabi District Municipality is a Category C municipality established in terms of the Free State Provincial Notice No: 113 of 28 September 2000. It was formerly known as Northern Free State District Municipality and consists of four local municipalities: Moqhaka, Metsimaholo, Ngwathe and Mafube.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

METSIMAHOLO

PARYS

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

MAFUBE FRANKFORT TWEELING

KROONSTAD STEYNSRUS

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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It is estimated that this area’s population represents approximately 17% of the total population of the Free State. The extent of this district makes up about 27% of the total area of the Free State province. The main attraction site, the Vredefort Dome, being the third-largest meteorite site in the world, is located within the district. Cities/Towns: Cornelia, Deneysville, Edenville, Frankfort, Heilbron, Koppies, Kragbron, Kroonstad, Oranjeville, Parys, Renovaal, Sasolburg, Steynsrus, Tweeling, Vierfontein, Viljoenskroon, Villiers, Vredefort Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, community services, finance

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population: 488 036 Households: 144 980

Population Growth: 0.61% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.90%

Municipal Manager: Mrs L Molibeli Chief Financial Officer: Mr Johan Reyneke (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr Thomas Nopelhe LED Officer: Ms Victoria Moloi Other Senior Management: Kennedy Mahlatsi (Director: Environmental Health and Community Services), Victoria Moloi (Director: LED and Tourism), B P Molupe (Acting Director: Corporate Support Services), Sonnyboy Mokgatle (Director: Project Management and Public Works), Gcobani Mashiyi (Director: Financial Services)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 23, DA 8, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr M P Moshodi Other Members of Council: Girtz Nketu (Speaker), Lucy Hlapane (Chief Whip), Eric Notsi (MMC: Finance), G Mxoli (MMC: Corporate Support Services), S Mokgatle (MMC: Project Management and Public Works), K Mahlatsi (MMC: Community, Health and Environmental Services), V Moloi (MMC: LED and Tourism)

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

124 926

116 696

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

7 368

10 744

Operating Cash Flow

(7 419)

65 146

UIFW Expenditure***

4 531

-

MAFUBE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS205) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Cornelia, Frankfort, Tweeling, Villiers Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

POSTAL: PO Box 2, Frankfort, 9830 PHYSICAL: 64 JJ Hadebe Street, Frankfort TEL: 058 813 1051/9700/9718 FAX: 058 813 3072 WEB: www.mafube.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Area: 3 971km2 Description: Mafube Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Fezile Dabi District of the Free State province. The name is a Sesotho word meaning “dawning of the new day”. Frankfort remains the growth point in Mafube, and plays a major role in terms of regional service provision and industrial and commercial development. Frankfort is situated 55km east of Heilbron and approximately 120km south-east of Sasolburg. Frankfort is a typically developed small town, serving the predominant surrounding agricultural community. The Greater Tweeling area is located approximately 150km east of Sasolburg and 350km north-east of Bloemfontein and is situated adjacent to the Frankfort/Reitz Primary Road. Other larger centres, such as Vereeniging and Vanderbijlpark, are all within 160km of Tweeling. Primary agricultural activities include sheep and cattle farming, maize, and sunflower seed production. The Villiers Town area is situated on the banks of the Vaal River, adjacent to the N3 National Road between Gauteng and Durban. In relation to other major centres, the town is located 120km from Johannesburg, 80km from Vereeniging and 117km from Sasolburg. Villiers is predominantly agricultureorientated, where products such as maize, sunflower, wheat, grain, sorghum, meat and dairy are produced. Villiers functions as the main concentration point for products in the district, from where they are directly exported. The grain silos in Villiers, together with other grain silos in the district, have a storage capacity of 273 000 tons. The Greater Cornelia area is situated 40km east of Frankfort, 160km east of Sasolburg and 32km south-east of Villiers. The town is situated adjacent to the R103 Secondary Road between Warden and Villiers. Cornelia typically developed as a small town serving the predominant surrounding agricultural community.

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 3, COPE 2 Mayor: Mr Madala Ntombela Other Members of Council: Thandi Moloi (Speaker), Jabulani Sigasa (Chief Whip)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.22% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.40%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FREE STATE

Population: 57 876 Households: 16 460

Municipal Manager: Mr Isaac Radebe Chief Financial Officer: Mr Nkgaulise Molefe Communications Officer: Sipho Radebe LED Officer: Ernest Nxayi Other Senior Management: P I Radebe (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

668 979

193 617

Surplus/Deficit

(22 346)

(63 978)

Operating Cash Flow

167 589

71 884

UIFW Expenditure***

81 211

50 143

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 18.16 Blue Drop Score 2011: 15.25 Green Drop Score 2011: 9.5

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Paper Kraft; chicken abattoir; oil pressing; sports multi-purpose complex.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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METSIMAHOLO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS204) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: Sello Matena (Speaker), Thandiwe Soetsang (Council Whip), Lebohang Semonyo (MMC: Finance and IDP), Nomsa Kubheka (MMC: Technical Services and Infrastructure), Lindiwe Tshongwe (MMC: Corporate Services), Nkono Radebe (MMC: Public Safety and Social Services), Mnyamezeli Khonto (MMC: Special Programmes)

POSTAL: PO Box 60, Sasolburg, 1947 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, Fichardt Street, Sasolburg TEL: 016 973 8300 FAX: 016 973 2191 EMAIL: executivemayor@metsimaholo.gov.za WEB: www.metsimaholo.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 717km2 Description: Metsimaholo Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Fezile Dabi District of the Free State province. Metsimaholo means “big water” in Sesotho. The municipality was established in 2000 through the amalgamation of the then Sasolburg, Deneysville and Oranjeville Transitional Local Councils. The dominance of Sasolburg, owing to its population density and its proximity to the economically active City of Johannesburg, provides the area with the opportunity of being declared the head office of the entire Metsimaholo Municipality. Cities/Towns: Deneysville, Kragbron, Oranjeville, Sasolburg Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, retail, community services

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

FREE STATE

Population: 149 108 Households: 45 757

Population Growth: 2.51% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 32.10%

Municipal Manager: Mr S M Molala Chief Financial Officer: Ms A Vorster (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr Gino Albert LED Officer: Mr Reatile Ralepeli (Acting) Other Senior Management: M J Maseola (Director: Organisational Development and Corporate Services), R Thekiso (Director: Technical Services), L S Lempe (Director: Social Services), A J Monyaki (Director: LED and Urban Planning)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

Net Assets

876 380

936 172

Surplus/Deficit

(59 792)

35 261

Operating Cash Flow

552 376

495 653

UIFW Expenditure***

73 929

-

Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 26, DA 15, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Tshepo Mahlaku

Blue Drop Score 2012: 89.49 Green Drop Score 2011: 61.8

Blue Drop Score 2011: 48.86

MOQHAKA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS201) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 302, Kroonstad, 9500 PHYSICAL: Hill Street, Kroonstad TEL: 056 216 9911 FAX: 056 216 9122 EMAIL: mms@moqhaka.gov.za WEB: www.moqhaka.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 925km2 Description: Moqhaka Local Municipality is situated within the southern part of the Fezile Dabi District in the Free State province. The seat of local government is Kroonstad. The community name is the south Sesotho word for “crown”. The former Kroonstad, Steynsrus and Viljoenskroon Transitional Local Councils and sections of the Riemland, Kroonkop and Koepel Transitional Rural Councils are included in the Moqhaka Local Municipality. The general tendency of migration from rural to urban areas is also occurring in the area, as is the case in the rest of the Free State province. In comparison to the other municipalities within the Fezile Dabi District, it appears as if Moqhaka is significantly less urbanised. The Greater Kroonstad area is the centre of a large agricultural community that plays an important role in the economy of the district. Subsequently, industrial activities contribute significantly to the district’s economy. The Department of Correctional Services and the School of Engineers’ military bases are situated in the town. Kroonstad has recently become a distinguished holiday destination due to the ultra-modern and popular holiday resort of Kroonpark, adjacent to the Vals River. The urban area is situated adjacent to the N1 National Road, and located adjacent to one of the largest and most important four-way railway junctions in South Africa. The Viljoenskroon / Rammulotsi urban area is located within an area of extreme agricultural significance. The urban area plays a significant role

METRO MUNICIPALITY

in providing residential opportunities to the adjacent goldfields and mining activities in the North West province. The Provincial Roads P15/1 and P15/2 from Kroonstad to Klerksdorp in the North West province extend through the area from north to south. The Steynsrus/Matlwangtlwang urban area is situated approximately 45km east of Kroonstad and 92km west of Bethlehem. The major link road between Bethlehem and Kroonstad stretches adjacent to the urban area. Cities/Towns: Kroonstad, Renovaal, Steynsrus, Vierfontein, Viljoenskroon Main Economic Sectors: Agiculture, commercial transport, business services, mining

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 160 532 Households: 45 661

Population Growth: -0.45% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.20%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

983 296

965 198

6 239

(21 553)

Operating Cash Flow

46 975

78 082

UIFW Expenditure***

177 326

100 311

Surplus/Deficit

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Re-opening of a long-closed company, Unicor (Pty) Ltd, a hospital medical supplies company that manufactured, amongst others, masks, linens, medical gowns and gloves, that used to employ about 1 000 people in Kroonstad. Key Investment Opportunities: Resuscitation of the cargo airport and the cargo railway hub.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 34, DA 11, COPE 3, APC 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Jihad Mohapi Other Members of Council: Disebo Nakedi (Speaker), Justice Mareka (Council Whip), D Colbert, M A Koloi, D A Matshedisho, M L Machobane, M E Mokotla, E R Moletsane, N P Mokodutlo, T L Makau, M P Thipane

Chief Financial Officer: Mr Monaheng Mokoena Communications Officer: Madisa Titi LED Officer: Mr Madiba Khojane Other Senior Management: Soso Sepheka (Director: Community and Emergency Services), Sipho Nhlapo (Director: Corporate Services), Mike Lelaka (Acting Director: Technical Services)

OTHER AUDITS ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2012: 54.93 Green Drop Score 2011: 41.9

Municipal Manager: Mr Simon Mqwathi

Blue Drop Score 2011: 21.76

NGWATHE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS203) POSTAL: PO Box 359, Parys, 9585 PHYSICAL: Liebenburg Street, Parys TEL: 056 811 2131 FAX: 056 816 2146 EMAIL: jordaanr@ngwathe.co.za WEB: www.ngwathe.fs.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 055km2 Description: Ngwathe Local Municipality is situated in the northern part of Fezile Dabi District Municipality. The Vaal River forms the northern boundary of the area, which also serves as the boundary between the Free State, Gauteng and North West provinces. The Renoster River also drains through the region and is dammed up in the vicinity of Koppies in a series of dams, namely the Weltevrede, Rooipoort and Koppies Dams. The rivers, together with the respective dams, are prominent water sources for agricultural purposes in the region. Other prominent topographical features include the Vredefort Dome. The form of the dome consists of a central cone of granite surrounded by concentric ridges of quartzite belonging to the Witwatersrand System. Parys has a strong commercial component and provides a wide range of services regarding health, education and professional services to the district. The Parys District has unique natural and environmental assets, like the Vaal River, with several islands in the proximity of Parys and the Vredefort Dome that present exceptional tourism potential. Parys has a well-developed airfield that supports commercial and tourism development in the area. Vredefort is the only town that formed the former Vredefort District. The former Heilbron District is predominantly an agricultural area, although major manufacturing industries contribute largely to the Gross Geographic Product of the district. Koppies is located in an area of agricultural significance and mainly provides services in this regard to the surrounding rural areas. The three well-established and developed irrigation schemes subsequently enhance the agricultural character of the area. The strategic location of Koppies between the larger centres of Kroonstad and Sasolburg influence growth and development within

the community. The bentonite exploitation near Koppies and the initiative for coal mining in the vicinity of the town provide significant future growth potential. Koppies is becoming known for its tourist attractions. Specific reference is made to the R82 Battlefield Route, which consists of several historical battlefields. These are envisaged to be further developed along with the Koppies Dam Nature Reserve. Edenville is also located in an area of agricultural significance. The main road linking Kroonstad and Heilbron runs adjacent to the area. Cities/Towns: Edenville, Heilbron, Koppies, Parys, Vredefort Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing, commercial activities

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 120 520 Households: 37 102

Population Growth: 0.14% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 28, DA 9, COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Joey Mochela

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Norman Selai Communications Officer: Mr Steve Nale Other Senior Management: Norman Selai (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

1 218 045

1 320 070

Surplus/Deficit

(101 044)

(38 828)

Operating Cash Flow

35 505

35 356

UIFW Expenditure***

39 037

23 287

Audit Outcome**

FREE STATE

CONTACT DETAILS

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 20.59 Green Drop Score 2011: 44.9

Blue Drop Score 2011: 45.37

LEJWELEPUTSWA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC18) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 2163, Welkom, 9460 PHYSICAL: Cnr Jan Hofmeyer & Tempest Streets, Welkom TEL: 057 353 3094/5/8/9 FAX: 057 353 3382/057 391 8911 EMAIL: majoro@lejwe.co.za WEB: www.lejwe.co.za

BOTHAVILLE

NALA HOOPSTAD

ALLANRIDGE

WESSELSBRON

ODENDAALSRUS WELKOM

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 31 930km2 Description: Lejweleputswa District Municipality is situated in the north-western part of the Free State province and borders North West province to the north, Fezile Dabi and Thabo Mofutsanyana to the north-east and east respectively, Mangaung and Xhariep to the south, and the Northern Cape province to the west. It is accessible from Johannesburg, Cape Town, Klerksdorp and Kimberley along the N1, one of the country’s main national roads. The district has

METRO MUNICIPALITY

HERTZOGVILLE

TSWELOPELE

TOKOLOGO

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

MATJHABENG

HENNENMAN

VIRGINIA

BULTFONTEIN THEUNISSEN

BOSHOF

WINBURG

DEALESVILLE

SOUTPAN

BRANDFORT

MASILONYANA

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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the second-largest area in the province with 24.3% of the area of the Free State. It consists of the following five local municipalities, with approximately 18 towns distributed throughout: Masilonyana, Tokologo, Tswelopele, Matjhabeng and Nala. Cities/Towns: Allanridge, Boshof, Bothaville, Brandfort, Bultfontein, Dealesville, Hennenman, Hertzogville, Hoopstad, Odendaalsrus, Soutpan, Theunissen, Ventersburg, Verkeerdevlei, Virginia, Welkom, Wesselsbron, Winburg Main Economic Sectors: Mining, construction, transport, electricity, trade

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 627 626 Households: 183 163

Development, Agriculture and Tourism), M M Lekaota (Corporate Services Administration), M M Matlabe (Finance)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Nontsikeleo Aaron Communications Officer: Chris Petersen LED Officer: Thami Skele Other Senior Management: J Heunis (Municipal Support), T Makofane (LED and Planning), M Mthombeni (Social Services), C Peterson (Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: -0.46% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.50%

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 27, DA 7, COPE 2 Mayor: Ms N S Leeto Other Members of Council: L Rubulana (Speaker), M H Ntsebeng (Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure), K Phukuntsi (Economic

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

91 503

107 794

(16 078)

(2 974)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

(1 870)

5 216

UIFW Expenditure***

13 766

3 856

MASILONYANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS181) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 8, Theunissen, 9410 PHYSICAL: Cnr Theron & Le Roux Streets, Theunissen TEL: 057 733 0106 FAX: 057 733 2217/057 733 2417 EMAIL: info@masilonyana.co.za WEB: www.masilonyana.local.gov.za

Population: 63 334 Households: 17 575

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FREE STATE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 796km2 Description: Masilonyana Local Municipality is situated between the province’s biggest municipality (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality in the south) and the second-biggest municipality (Matjhabeng Local Municipality in the north). The former administration of the following greater Transitional Local Councils: Theunissen, Brandfort, Winburg, Soutpan and Verkeerdevlei, were amalgamated into the local municipality of Masilonyana. It is an impoverished semi-urban area with a high unemployment rate. The municipality prides itself on its tourist destinations, such as the Florisbad National Quaternary Research Station. This is where the first human skull was discovered. There are also cooperatives in Soutpan working on the salt lakes to produce salt. The municipality plays host to two toll plazas on two major roads in the province; the Verkeerdevlei Plaza on the N1 is the last before entering Bloemfontein from the north, and the Brandfort Plaza on the former R30 (now ZR Mahabane Road) is situated between Brandfort and Bloemfontein. Brandfort is also known for its rich political history, which includes the National Military Museum on a farm that used to be a concentration camp during the AngloBoer War and the Winnie Mandela House, where Mandela was sentenced to House Arrest during the State of Emergency in the 1980s. Theunissen is also situated on the ZR Mahabane Corridor between Bloemfontein and Welkom, and hosts the three mines within the municipal jurisdiction. Winburg has economic potential because of its location, which is 100km west of Bloemfontein, and its linking of Bloemfontein with Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban. It prides itself with the Voortrekker Monument as its Heritage Site, and Masilonyana boasts several game reserves across all its towns. Cities/Towns: Brandfort, Soutpan, Theunissen, Verkeerdevlei, Winburg Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, community services, private households

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: -0.17% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.80%

Composition of Council: ANC 16, DA 2, FF+ 1, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr Kunatu Koalane Other Members of Council: Senki Mabitla (Speaker), Dimakatso Modise (Chief Whip and Chairperson: Infrastructure, Local Economic Development, Urban Planning and Housing Committee; and Corporate Services and Human Resource Committee), Masetjhaba Tsoaela (Chairperson: Finance Committee), Phillip Botha (Chairperson: Social Development and Community Services Committee)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sipho Mtakati Chief Financial Officer: Mr Motshedisi Mokoena Communications Officer: Mr Zongezile Ntjwabule LED Officer: Mr Kabelo Khumalo Other Senior Management: David Nthau (Director: Corporate Services and Human Resources), Lekgau Maja (Director: Infrastructure and Technical Services), Excinia Maphobole (Director: Social and Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

Net Assets

495 660

893 678

Surplus/Deficit

(421 051)

39 189

Operating Cash Flow

30 440

38 774

UIFW Expenditure***

575 362

42 621

Audit Outcome**

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 11.40

Blue Drop Score 2011: 6.49

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Cooperatives support and marketing in ZR Mahabane; paving and brick manufacturing in Theunissen; bakeries in Verkeerdevlei and Winburg; Business Development Centre; EPWP Potholes Project. Key Investment Opportunities: Retail development in shopping complex in Theunissen.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MATJHABENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS184) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 708, Welkom, 9460 PHYSICAL: 319 Stateway, Welkom TEL: 057 391 3359 FAX: 057 357 4393 EMAIL: Info@Matjhabeng.co.za WEB: www.matjhabeng.fs.gov.za

Population: 406 461 Households: 123 195

Population Growth: -0.04% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Area: 5 155km2 Description: Matjhabeng Local Municipality is situated in the Lejweleputswa District Municipality in the Free State. It is bound by the Nala Local Municipality to the north, Masilonyana Local Municipality to the south, Tswelopele Local Municipality to the east and Moqhaka Local Municipality to the west. Matjhabeng represents the hub of mining activity in the Free State province. There is one formal land-based protected area in the municipality, being the Willem Pretorius Nature Reserve. There are no Ramsar sites. Grassland is the one biome in the Matjhabeng Municipality. Seven vegetation types are found, namely Bloemfontein Karroid Shrubland, Central Free State Grassland, Highveld Alluvial Vegetation, Highveld Salt Pans, Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland, Western Free State Clay Grassland and Winburg Grassy Shrubland. There is one endangered ecosystem, covering 11% of the Matjhabeng Municipality. This is the Vaal-Vet Sandy Grassland. There is only one water management area, namely the Middle Vaal. Five rivers run through the municipality, including the Koolspruit, Sand, Sandspruit and Vet. Wetlands cover 5.5 % of the Matjhabeng Municipality. Cities/Towns: Allanridge, Hennenman, Odendaalsrus, Ventersburg, Virginia, Welkom Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: G Ramathebane Communications Officer: Mr Modise Mahlatsane Other Senior Management: Thabo Petersen (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

4 757 708

5 236 007

Surplus/Deficit

(478 299)

(302 987)

Audit Outcome**

Operating Cash Flow

208 982

324 971

UIFW Expenditure***

1 312 528

846 810

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 94.72 Green Drop Score 2011: 14.2

Blue Drop Score 2011: 79.91

NALA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS185) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X15, Bothaville, 9660 PHYSICAL: 8 Preller Street, Bothaville TEL: 056 514 9200 FAX: 056 515 3922 WEB: www.nala.org.za

Wesselsbron respectively. The topography of the area is homogenous, with moderate slopes. The only significant natural feature is the sensitive wetland system found just south of Wesselsbron. The Vaal River forms the north-western boundary of the municipality. Cities/Towns: Bothaville, Wesselsbron Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Area: 4 129km2 Description: Nala Local Municipality is situated in the northern part of the Lejweleputswa District Municipality. The former Bothaville and Wesselsbron Traditional Local Councils and a section of the Vetvaal Transitional Rural Council have been combined to form the new Nala Local Municipality. The Bothaville/Kgotsong area is located approximately 50km south of Klerksdorp, 80km north of Welkom and 200km south of Gauteng. Wesselsbron/Monyakeng is situated approximately 70km south-west of Bothaville, approximately 35km west of Welkom/Odendaalsrus and 55km east of Hoopstad. The Nala region is located within a significant agricultural region. It forms part of the so-called “Maize Triangle” of South Africa. Bothaville is strategically located close to the gold mining towns of Klerksdorp/Orkney, whilst Wesselsbron is in close proximity of Welkom/Odendaalsrus. They are directly dependent on these large urban centres for institutional and commercial support. Three major rivers feature prominently in the Free State province, of which two flow through the Nala Municipality. The Vals River runs from east to west through the town of Bothaville towards the Vaal River, and the Vet River flows just south of the Wesselsbron district and forms the southern boundary of the Nala region. Both the rivers play a significant role in the provision of water to Bothaville and

Population: 81 220 Households: 21 703

METRO MUNICIPALITY

FREE STATE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Composition of Council: ANC 52, DA 16, COPE 3, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Sebenzile Ngangelizwe Other Members of Council: B Stofile (Speaker), M J Sephiri (Chief Whip), T D Khalipha (MMC: Policy and Monitoring), D Kotzee (MMC: Community Services), M A Mbana (MMC: Finance), K J Menyatso (MMC: Technical Services), M S Mfebe (MMC: Corporate Services), M L Radebe (MMC: Social Services), N W Speelman (MMC: Public Safety), F E Taliwe (MMC: Human Settlements), M L Thlone (MMC: Special Programmes)

Population Growth: -1.90% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 18, DA 3, COPE 2, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Theko Mogoje

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr B C Mokomela Chief Financial Officer: Mr Sandile Busakwe Communications Officer: Ms Buyiswa Ngqumzayo Other Senior Management: Teboho Malebane (Technical Services Director)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Audit not finalised

Audit not finalised

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 67.23 Green Drop Score 2011: 20.4

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2011: 58.90

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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TOKOLOGO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS182) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X46, Boshoff, 8340 PHYSICAL: Market Square, Voortrekker Street, Boshoff TEL: 053 541 0014 FAX: 053 541 0360 WEB: www.tokologo-municipality.co.za

Composition of Council: ANC 5, COPE 1, DA 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Mr Boikie Obotseng

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 9 326km2 Description: Tokologo Local Municipality is located within the Lejweleputswa District Municipality in the western Free State province. Tokologo is a Setswana word meaning “freedom”, emanating from the relentless struggle of the oppressed people, culminating in their freedom on 27 April 1994. Boshof (the capital town) is situated in the centre, Dealesville is further east, and Hertzogville is situated in the north of the municipal area. Cities/Towns: Boshof, Dealesville, Hertzogville Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr Lewa Mofokeng Communications Officer: Mr Hans Setlhare Other Senior Management: Lewa Mofokeng (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

437 345

405 103

Surplus/Deficit

33 749

16 674

Operating Cash Flow

81 305

17 521

UIFW Expenditure***

41 972

63 831

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 28 986 Households: 8 698

Population Growth: -1.13% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.50%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 25.46

Blue Drop Score 2011: 20.35

FREE STATE

TSWELOPELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS183) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 3, Bultfontein, 9670 PHYSICAL: 3 Bosman Street, Bultfontein TEL: 051 853 1111 FAX: 051 853 1332 WEB: www.tswelopele.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 2, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Elizabeth Mathibe Other Members of Council: T A Matlakala (Speaker), P P Moalosi (Chief Whip), C Horn, M S Baleni, M S Bonokoane, B P Eseu, C Horn, E C Joubert, D A Njodina, M J Ngexe, K R Phukuntsi, M W Raseu, T T Taedi, M J Taljaard, M M Snyer

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 524km2 Description: Tswelopele Local Municipality is an administrative area situated in the central Free State province about 100km north-west of Bloemfontein and in the Lejweleputswa District. The name is a Sesotho word meaning “progress”. Cities/Towns: Bultfontein, Hoopstad Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Tshemedi Mkhwane Chief Financial Officer: Mr Lefa Moletsane Communications Officer: Mahlomola Mahlanyane LED Officer: Mr Pieter De Bruin Other Senior Management: Sabata Rabanye (Director: Corporate Services), P W De Bruin (Chief Operations Officer), Zingisa Tindleni (Director: Community and Social Services), Boitshoko Dikoko (Director: Technical Services)

Population: 47 625 Households: 11 992

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: -1.20% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.80%

ALL VALUES: R’000

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: MLRT construction company with 12 beneficiaries; Leratong Cleaning Services; Vusiwe Food Garden; Peanut Butter Project; Emthuzini and Bob Car Wash; Tikwe Agricultural Project.

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

320 514

299 647

20 867

(7 677)

Operating Cash Flow

142 900

98 926

UIFW Expenditure***

3 992

1 750

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.42 Green Drop Score 2011: 46.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 54.71

THABO MOFUTSANYANA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC19) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: Private Bag X10, Witsieshoek, 9870 PHYSICAL: Old Parliament Building, 1 Mampoi Street, Phuthaditjhaba TEL: 058 718 1089/36 FAX: 058 718 1034 EMAIL: loraine.tm@lg.fs.gov.za WEB: www.thabomofutsanyana.gov.za

Area: 33 269km2 Description: Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the eastern Free State province, and borders on Lesotho and KwaZulu-Natal. It is named after Edwin Thabo Mofutsanyana, a stalwart of the communist party. It comprises six local municipalities: Setsoto, Dihlabeng, Nketoana, Maluti-A-Phofung, Phumelela and Mantsopa.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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The N3 and N5 National Roads pass through the district and the famous Golden Gate is found in the area on the slopes of the Drakensberg Mountains. Despite all the socio-economic challenges facing this district, the area has huge potential for tourism development because of its scenic beauty and its rich cultural heritage. Cities/Towns: Arlington, Bethlehem, Clarens, Clocolan, Excelsior, Ficksburg, Fouriesburg, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Harrismith, Hobhouse, Kestell, Ladybrand, Lindley, Marquard, Memel, Paul Roux, Petrus Steyn, Phuthaditjhaba, Reitz, Rosendal, Senekal, Thaba Patchoa, Tweespruit, Vrede, Warden Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

VREDE PETRUS STEYN REITZ

NKETOANA

SENEKAL

SETSOTO

DIHLABENG

KESTELL

CLARENS

HARRISMITH

PHUTHADITJHABA

CLOCOLAN

MANTSOPA LADYBRAND

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 33, DA 4, DPSA 3, COPE 2, ACDP 1 Mayor: Dr B E Mzangwa Other Members of Council: M Maduna (Speaker), M Radebe (Chief Whip), M B Mamba (MMC: Agriculture and Rural Development), T Mkhwanazi (MMC: Municipal Infrastructure and Transport), C J Makhoba (MMC: Corporate Services), M Visagie (MMC: Women, Children and Disability), P Mavundla (Economic Development and Tourism), S Motaung (MMC: Finance), J M Komako (Community Services), M Motloung (IDP and Performance Management)

Governance and Planning), Makgotla Thamaha (Manager: Financial Operations), Ntombi Mthinkulu (Manager: Supply Chain Management)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Bennet Molotsi Chief Financial Officer: Mr H Lebusa Communications Officer: Matefu Mokoena Other Senior Management: Palesa Moloi (Executive Manager: Corporate Services), Takatso Lebenya (Executive Manager: Community Services), Tshepo Motaung (Manager: Strategy,

FREE STATE

MALUTI-APHOFUNG

BETHLETHEM

MARQUARD

Population Growth: -0.61% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.10%

MEMEL

WARDEN

LINDLEY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 736 238 Households: 217 884

PHUMELELA

Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

19 948

(5 155)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

25 103

9 629

Operating Cash Flow

26 879

7 840

UIFW Expenditure***

3 201

8 461

DIHLABENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS192) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 551, Bethlehem, 9700 PHYSICAL: 9 Muller Street, Bethlehem TEL: 058 303 5732 FAX: 058 303 4703 EMAIL: info@dihlabeng.co.za WEB: www.dihlabeng.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 880km2 Description: Dihlabeng Local Municipality was established in terms of Section 12 of the Local Government Structures Act 117 of 1998, after the first general local government elections of 5 December 2000, which heralded the final phase of local government reform as envisaged in 1994 at the onset of the process of democratisation. It is a Category B municipality situated within the boundaries of the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality in the eastern Free State. Bethlehem is situated approximately 240km north-east of Bloemfontein, 140km east of Kroonstad and 90km west of Harrismith. The town is strategically situated in the heart of the picturesque north-eastern Free State and originally developed as a service centre. Growth is stimulated by the strategic location of the area, which is situated adjacent to the N5 between Bloemfontein and Durban and serves as a central regional centre. The scenic town of Clarens, often referred to as the “Switzerland” of South Africa, is situated approximately 34km south-east of Bethlehem. Clarens is a mere 20km from the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Fouriesburg is situated on

METRO MUNICIPALITY

the R26 route and in close proximity to Lesotho. The town has the predominant function of a small service centre and is increasingly being supported by the tourism industry. Paul Roux is situated 35km west of Bethlehem. Rosendal is located at the foot of the Witteberg Mountain Range on the R70. The town offers excellent property investment opportunities. Cities/Towns: Bethlehem, Clarens, Fouriesburg, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Paul Roux, Rosendal Main Economic Sectors: Farming (29.4%), private business (17.2%), social services (15%), trade (11%)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 128 704 Households: 38 593

Population Growth: -0.05% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.70%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 68.59 Green Drop Score 2011: 32.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 30.76

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 30, DA 8, COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Tjhetane Mofokeng Other Members of Council: M A Noosi (Speaker), M M Radebe (Council Whip), Dijeng Mofokeng (Chairperson), Clement Harrington (MMC: Local Economic Development and Tourism), Motsamai Tshabalala (MMC: Finance, and Women, Children, Disability and Vulnerable Groups), P P Mokoena (MMC: Community Services), T J Seekane (MMC: Public Works and Rural Development),

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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L U Makhalema (MMC: Corporate Services), A L Rakhothule Mkhwanazi (MMC: Human Settlement), L J Lemako (MMC: IDP, Performance Management and Monitoring)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Thabiso Tsoaedi Chief Financial Officer: Mr Raymond Provis Communications Officer: Santa Brokorst LED Officer: T G Hadebe Other Senior Management: G T Hadebe (LED), M S Mthwalo (Director: Corporate Services), A B Masuku (Director: Public Works), M C Sepheka (Director: Community Services)

Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

1 703 087

1 675 195

29 105

100 493

Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

157 449

38 924

UIFW Expenditure***

70 243

177 313

MALUTI-A-PHOFUNG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS194) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X805, Witsieshoek, 9866 PHYSICAL: Cnr Moremoholo & Motloung Streets, Setsing Complex, Phuthaditjhaba TEL: 058 718 3700 FAX: 058 718 3777 EMAIL: mmadmin@map.fs.gov.za WEB: www.map.fs.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 51, DPSA 11, DA 4, ACDP 1, APC 1, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr Vusi Tshabala (Acting) Other Members of Council: M Nthedi (Speaker)

Area: 4 338km2 Description: Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality is situated in the Free State province. It was established in terms of the Provincial Gazette No. 14 of 28 February 2000, issued in terms of Section 21 of the Local Government Notice and Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998. Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality was established on 5 December 2000. Cities/Towns: Harrismith, Kestell, Phuthaditjhaba Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, manufacturing

Municipal Manager: Mr Charles Taetsane (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mr Molefe N Nkgaudise (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr Matefu Mokoena Other Senior Management: Ratolo Kau (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

3 843 277

4 584 904

Surplus/Deficit

(741 627)

157 887

Operating Cash Flow

310 437

507 822

UIFW Expenditure***

45 239

210 747

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 335 784 Households: 100 228

Blue Drop Score 2012: 86.00 Blue Drop Score 2011: 88.94 Green Drop Score 2011: 67.0

Population Growth: -0.71% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 41.80%

FREE STATE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

MANTSOPA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS196) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 64, Ladybrand, 9745 PHYSICAL: 38 Joubert Street, Ladybrand TEL: 051 924 0654 FAX: 051 924 0020 EMAIL: m.mokoatsi@mantsopa.co.za WEB: www.mantsopa.net

Population: 51 056 Households: 15 170

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 291km2 Description: Mantsopa Local Municipality forms part of the eastern Free State and falls within the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality. It borders the Kingdom of Lesotho in the east, Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality to the west, Naledi Local Municipality to the south, and Masilonyana and Setsoto to the north. The area is accessible via the N8 and R26 roads, which transverse the area. A railway line that runs along these routes services the area. The municipality incorporates five small towns, which accommodate a large proportion of the total population of Mantsopa. These small towns serve the surrounding rural community. Cities/Towns: Excelsior, Hobhouse, Ladybrand, Thaba Patchoa, Tweespruit Main Economic Sectors: Commercial farming, private business, public, tourism

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: -0.81% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.20%

Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr Sello Ntsepe Other Members of Council: Mapuleng Majara (Speaker), Malakane (Chief Whip), P P Raboko (Chairperson: Rural Development), B Matsunyane (Chairperson: Social Development), G M Seoe, Y J Jacobs, P N Nakalebe (Chairperson: Governance and Administration), D T Molefe (Chairperson: Welfare), K I Tigeli (Economic, Employment and Investment), M C Sebotsa (Chairperson: Justice, Crime Prevention and Security), P Thaisi, M C Chomane (Chairperson: Human Development), M B Sani, J Machakela, D Holmes

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Selby Selepe Chief Financial Officer: Mr Kokame Matsie Communications Officer: Mr Mohlomi Mokoatsi LED Officer: Mr Ramothabi Chalale Other Senior Management: Selby Selepe (Information Officer (PAIA)), Palesa Moloi (Director: Corporate Services), Neo Raliapeng (Director: Technical Services), Bridget Sebolai (Director: Community Services)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 47.09 Green Drop Score 2011: 20.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 38.48

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

761 834

759 306

LED ACTIVITIES

2 240

(18 762)

Key Investment Opportunities: Ladybrand is a gateway to the mountainous Kingdom of Lesotho; the N8 development corridor is an advantage for development of Ladybrand; the cooperation agreement between Mantsopa Local Municipality and Maseru City Council that was signed in March 2009 addresses the inter-governmental relations.

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

11 598

16 532

UIFW Expenditure***

30 531

46 799

NKETOANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS193) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: P Nkomo (Speaker), M Molapisi (Chairperson: Finance Department Committee), M S Malindi (Chairperson: Technical Services Committee), M Moloedi (Chairperson: Corporate Services Committee), N Mphaka (Chairperson: Community Services Committee)

POSTAL: PO Box 26, Reitz, 9810 PHYSICAL: Cnr Church & Voortrekker Streets, Reitz TEL: 058 863 2811 FAX: 058 863 2523 WEB: www.nketoana.fs.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

FREE STATE

Area: 5 611km2 Description: Nketoana Local Municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 11 of 1998, and was published in the Provincial Gazette No. 109 dated 28 September 2000. The municipality is a Category B municipality, with a collective executive system as contemplated in Section 9 (b) of the Structures Act 117 of 1998. The Highlands water flows into the Caledon River, then into the As River, and continues into the Nketoana River near Reitz and Petrus Steyn. The river passing near Reitz/Petrus Steyn is called Nketoana in Sesotho. Cities/Towns: Arlington, Lindley, Petrus Steyn, Reitz Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, retail business

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

659 283

666 615

(4 477)

(53 839)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 60 324 Households: 17 318

Municipal Manager: Mr N Mokgatlhe Chief Financial Officer: Mr F Mzizi Communications Officer: Mr Kido Nhlapo Other Senior Management: S M Nhlapo (Director: Corporate Services), M Manzi (Director: Community Services), M Moletsane (Director: Infrastructure and Technical Services)

Population Growth: -0.27% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.40%

Operating Cash Flow

31 151

21 006

UIFW Expenditure***

30 118

99 655

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 14, DA 2, APC 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Matsukulu Molapisi

Blue Drop Score 2012: 18.57 Green Drop Score 2011: 23.1

Blue Drop Score 2011: 6.33

PHUMELELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS195) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X5, Vrede, 9835 PHYSICAL: Cnr Prinsloo & Kuhn Street Vrede TEL: 058 913 8300 FAX: 058 913 2317 WEB: www.phumelela.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 8 183km2 Description: Phumelela Local Municipality is situated within the regional boundaries of Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality. Vrede (“at peace”) rests in the north-eastern Free State about 20km east of the N3, close to the Mpumalanga border. Vrede is surrounded by undulating Highveld hills. It is 220km from northern Johannesburg and about 30km from Cornelia on the R102 to Warden and Harrismith, on the Volksrust-Newcastle Road. It is the spine of the Drakensberg off the N3 highway from Durban to Mbombela (Nelspruit), and the alternative Durban to Johannesburg, and also on the main route from Johannesburg via Newcastle to the North Coast and Zululand. Travellers from down south can use it to make their way to the Kruger National Park. Warden is a town situated on the N3 highway between Johannesburg and

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Durban. The town has one of the largest Dutch Reformed Churches in South Africa, with seating for 1 750 people. Memel is a Russian word meaning “surrounded by water” and is named after a small town in east Prussia. This pristine country village is situated in the north-eastern corner of the Free State close to the Drakensberg escarpment, 240km from Johannesburg and 300km from Pietermaritzburg. The village of Memel is the central hub of the local farming community but is fast becoming one of South Africa’s most sought-after birding spots. Also, the well-known Amajuba Mountain is only 40km from Memel. Cities/Towns: Memel, Vrede, Warden Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 47 772 Households: 12 888

Population Growth: -0.83% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.30%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 3 Mayor: Mr Tlokotsi Motaung Other Members of Council: Roseline Zwane (Speaker)

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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CENTRAL OFFICE Tel: 0 1 406 9300 Fax: 0 1 406 9340 HILLSIDE VIEW CAMPUS Tel: 0 1 409 3300 Fax: 0 1 43 7602

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Tekoetsile Moremi Chief Financial Officer: Mr S A Nyapholi Communications Officer: Mr Lepolesa Ralebenya Other Senior Management: Muhle Mthembu (Information Officer (PAIA))

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 17.90 Green Drop Score 2011: 5.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 3.82

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Adverse audit

315 415

345 172

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

9 420

23 495

Operating Cash Flow

116 871

98 636

UIFW Expenditure***

61 348

59 419

SETSOTO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS191) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 116, Ficksburg, 9730 PHYSICAL: 27 Voortrekker Street, Ficksburg TEL: 051 933 9300 FAX: 051 933 9383 EMAIL: communication@setsoto.co.za WEB: www.setsoto.co.za

Municipal Manager: Mr Tsepiso Ramakarane Chief Financial Officer: Mr Tsietsi Banda Communications Officer: Mr Sanki Kobeli LED Officer: Themba Zondo Other Senior Management: M Ntheli (Director: Community Services), T Masejane (Director: Corporate Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Area: 5 966km2 Description: Setsoto Local Municipality is situated in the eastern Free State province within the regional boundaries of the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality. The municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and was published in Provincial Gazette No. 184 dated 28 September 2000. Setsoto Local Municipality is a Category B municipality. Cities/Towns: Clocolan, Ficksburg, Marquard, Senekal

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Adverse audit

2 202 799

2 282 004

Surplus/Deficit

(69 180)

(101 290)

Operating Cash Flow

104 260

60 053

UIFW Expenditure***

76 279

69 591

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

OTHER AUDITS

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 112 597 Households: 33 687

Population Growth: -0.90% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.70%

Blue Drop Score 2012: 89.00 Blue Drop Score 2011: 88.64 Green Drop Score 2011: 23.4

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 25, DA 6, COPE 2, FF+ 1, IND 1 Mayor: Mr Tshediso Jakobo Other Members of Council: M Mohlomi (Speaker)

Key Projects: Flagship Projects – Setsoto Integrated Dairy Project; Setsoto Peach Project; Senekal Textile Project; Meqheleng Lodge.

XHARIEP DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC16) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X136, Trompsburg, 9913 PHYSICAL: 20 Louw Street, Trompsburg TEL: 051 713 9300 FAX: 051 713 0461 EMAIL: skaza@xhariep.gov.za WEB: www.xhariep.gov.za

LETSEMENG JACOBSDAL

NALEDI

KOFFIEFONTEIN REDDERSBURG LUCKHOFF

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

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Area: 37 674km Description: Xhariep District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the southern part of the Free State. It is currently made up of four local municipalities: Letsemeng, Kopanong, Mohokare and Naledi, that include 24 towns. Its administrative headquarters are in Trompsburg, which lies 125km south of Bloemfontein. The towns in this district boast abundant natural resources such as water and agricultural land. The largest dam in South Africa is situated at the southern tip of the district. Three national roads (N1 – Gauteng to Cape Town, N6 – Eastern Cape to Bloemfontein and N8 – Bloemfontein to Kimberley) pass through this area. Cities/Towns: Bethulie, Dewetsdorp, Edenburg, Fauresmith, Gariep Dam, Jacobsdal, Jagersfontein, Koffiefontein, Luckhoff, Oppermansgronde, Petrusburg, Philippolis, Reddersburg, Rouxville, Smithfield, Springfontein, Trompsburg, Van Stadensrus, Waterkloof, Wepener, Zastron

WEPENER VAN STADENSRUS

KOPANONG

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DEWETSDORP

EDENBURG

TROMPSBURG PHILIPPOLIS

SPRINGFONTEIN

SMITHFIELD

MOHOKARE ZASTRON ROUXVILLE

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (28%), public service and administration (26%), services and retail (17%), construction (8%)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 146 259 Households: 45 368

Population Growth: -1.07% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 2, COPE 1

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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Mayor: Mr M G Ntwanambi Other Members of Council: M J Sehanka (Speaker), M G Modise (Chairperson: Corporate Services), N I Mehlomakulu (Chairperson: Planning and Social Development), V A Mona (Chairperson: Budget and Treasury)

shoemaking project in Trompsburg; greening and cleaning of towns in the district; recycling of waste in Jagersfontein and Fauresmith; maintenance of streets in Philippolis and Van Standensrus; fish hatchery support for small businesses and cooperatives; expanded Public Works Programme incentives. Key Investment Opportunities: Lake Gariep Development Initiative.

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr T L Mkhwane Chief Financial Officer: Mr N E Mokhesuoe Communications Officer: Thami May LED Officer: Mr M S Mohale Other Senior Management: M M Kubeka (Director: Corporate Services), M M Seekoei (Director: Planning and Social Development)

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Food production in Dewetsdorp and Philippolis;

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

50 350

26 905

Surplus/Deficit

23 445

6 389

Audit Outcome**

Operating Cash Flow

15 855

5 582

UIFW Expenditure***

12 032

15 709

KOPANONG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS162) CONTACT DETAILS

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (38%), general government (23%), finance (13.3%), trade (10.2%)

POSTAL: Private Bag X23, Trompsburg, 9913 PHYSICAL: 20 Louw Street, Trompsburg TEL: 051 713 9200 FAX: 051 713 0292 WEB: www.kopanong.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 49 171 Households: 15 643

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

OTHER AUDITS

Area: 15 645km2 Description: Kopanong Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Xhariep District of the Free State province. The name is a Sesotho word meaning “meeting place or where people are invited”. The name earmarks unity and seeks to encourage cooperation. The municipality has the largest surface area of the three local municipalities in the Xhariep District. Basic agricultural products are exported from the area for processing and reimported into the area as consumer products. Historical events that took place in the municipality, aspects of the natural and man-made environment and local activities may form the basis for promoting tourism as a significant economic activity. Some of these events, and man-made and natural environment aspects are: “Lake Gariep” and the Gariep Water Festival; the game reserve at Lake Gariep; Jagersfontein Mine; the “Tiger Project” in Philippolis; the Orange River Ravine from the Gariep Dam wall to the PK le Roux Dam wall; battlefields of significant battles conducted during the Anglo-Boer War, e.g. Mostert’s Hoek; Philippolis “Witblits” Festival; historical buildings in Philippolis, e.g. the Dutch Reformed Church, library, old jail, the house where Lourens van der Post was born, Adam Kok’s house (the Griqua leader) and a kraal and structure where gunpowder was kept; and Fauresmith horse endurance run. Cities/Towns: Bethulie, Edenburg, Fauresmith, Gariep Dam, Jagersfontein, Philippolis, Reddersburg, Springfontein, Trompsburg, Waterkloof

Blue Drop Score 2012: 68.70 Blue Drop Score 2011: 43.81 Green Drop Score 2011: 1.2

Population Growth: -1.31% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.00%

Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 3, COPE 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Mr Xolile Matwa Other Members of Council: M Masana (Speaker)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Lebohang Moletsane Chief Financial Officer: Mr M J Mekhoe Communications Officer: Ms Cicilia Manzane Other Senior Management: C Pitso (Head: Corporate Services), M J Mekhoe (Head: Financial Services), S Hololoshe (Head: Technical Services), M P Makau (Head: Community Services)

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

597 095

645 946

Surplus/Deficit

(38 976)

(14 095)

Operating Cash Flow

52 230

7 750

UIFW Expenditure***

128 849

59 283

LETSEMENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS161) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X3, Koffiefontein, 9986 PHYSICAL: 7 Groot Trek Street, Koffiefontein TEL: 053 205 9200 FAX: 053 205 0144 EMAIL: letse@mweb.co.za WEB: www.letsemeng.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 9 829km2

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Description: Letsemeng Local Municipality is situated in the southwestern Free State province within the Xhariep District Municipality, a rather agriculturally rich area with limited natural economic resources. Koffiefontein is the municipal head office. The socio-economic growth of the municipality is centred on agriculture. The municipal area also has mining activities, with diamond minerals being the major natural resource that helps with employment creation. Cities/Towns: Jacobsdal, Koffiefontein, Luckhoff, Oppermansgronde, Petrusburg Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 38 628 Households: 11 242

Population Growth: -1.04% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 22.30%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Communications Officer: Mr Andrew Visagie Other Senior Management: Thuli Mbonani (Director: Corporate Services), Nameco Gaelejwe (Director: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Composition of Council: ANC 8, DA 2, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Thandiwe Reachable Other Members of Council: Thandiwe Reachable (Speaker), P Louw (Finance), M A Mpatshehla (Health and Safety), V A Mona (Corporate Services and Sports), M M Tsiloane (Corporate Services), S Lecoko (Corporate Services), P Dibe (Infrastructure), M Jantjies (Infrastructure), K Nel (Finance), T M Gomojong (Infrastructure), L Greef (Health and Safety)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

611 319

605 928

2 917

(4 427)

Operating Cash Flow

105 808

83 426

UIFW Expenditure***

43 701

28 361

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: Mr Itumeleng Pooe Chief Financial Officer: Mr Lefa Moletsane

Blue Drop Score 2012: 49.98 Green Drop Score 2011: 30.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 54.69

MOHOKARE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS163) CONTACT DETAILS

OTHER AUDITS

POSTAL: PO Box 20, Zastron, 9950 PHYSICAL: Hoofd Street, Zastron TEL: 051 673 9600 FAX: 051 673 1550 EMAIL: info@mohokare.gov.za WEB: www.mohokare.gov.za

Blue Drop Score 2012: 77.04 Blue Drop Score 2011: 80.10 Green Drop Score 2011: 58.6

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GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 8 776km2 Description: Mohokare Local Municipality is situated within the Xhariep District in the south-eastern Free State. Zastron is perhaps the best-known of the three villages in this area. At the foot of the Aasvoëlberg is the famous Eye of Zastron, a 9m-wide hole through a sandstone rock. Examples of Bushman art can be found on the various farms in the area. Zastron is very close to Lesotho and a great place to start exploring. Smithfield has a peaceful, splendidly vast, unpolluted countryside, tucked neatly into a horseshoe of hills. Established in 1848 and named after Sir Harry Smith, then Governor of the Cape, Smithfield is the thirdoldest town in the Free State province. Rouxville is in the middle of a number of other interesting places such as Smithfield, Aliwal, Xhariep and Zastron, and boasts the impressive Maloti Mountains as a backdrop. Situated on the N6, Rouxville was founded by Petrus Wepenaar in 1863 on the farm Zuurbult. It was named after Reverand Pieter Roux, who travelled throughout the eastern Free State for many years holding church services for local communities. During the Anglo-Boer War, all of its citizens were called up and the town was completely deserted for two years. Cities/Towns: Rouxville, Smithfield, Zastron

Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 2 Mayor: Ms M A Shasha Other Members of Council: M A Shasha (Speaker), R J Thuhlo (Chief Whip and Finance Committee), M Backward (Chairperson: Planning and LED), L Lekhula (Chairperson: Corporate Services), T Khasake (Chairperson: Community Services), B Majenge (Chairperson: Technical Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr T C Panyani Chief Financial Officer: J V Nkosi Communications Officer: Mr Letlhogonolo Mafatman Other Senior Management: L Nqoko-Rametse (Director: Corporate Services), M N Tsoamotse (Director: Technical Services), T Lekwalao (Manager: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

316 632

329 364

Surplus/Deficit

(12 732)

(14 730)

Operating Cash Flow

23 429

26 762

UIFW Expenditure***

16 308

82 838

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 34 146 Households: 10 793

Population Growth: -0.62% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 31.40%

NALEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (FS164) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X1, Dewetsdorp, 9940 PHYSICAL: 13 Brand Street, Dewetsdorp TEL: 051 541 0012 FAX: 051 541 0556 EMAIL: thandi@naledimun.co.za WEB: www.naledi.fs.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 424km2 Description: Naledi Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Xhariep District of the Free State. The name is a Sesotho

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word meaning “a star”. The municipality is located in the eastern highland of the region and a border gate to Lesotho is just 7km from Wepener. The area is traversed by the N8 Maloti Tourism Route and the R26 route. Naledi Municipality is a largely rural community with almost a third of its land used for farming cattle, sheep and grain. The municipality was incorporated into the Xhariep District following the 2011 local government elections. It has also become known as “The Adventurous Weekend Destination”. Dewetsdorp lies 75km south-east of Bloemfontein on the R702. The town of Dewetsdorp is part of the Battlefields Route. One attraction is the British War Graves and Monument. The town has a beautiful nine-hole golf course and is also the home

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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of the Osram Total Car Rally. Wepener was founded in 1867 on the banks of Jammersbergspruit, a tributary of the Caledon River. The Caledon Nature Reserve is about 15km south of Wepener on the R701. The Caledon River flows through the reserve, and the Welbedacht Dam is located in the southern region of the reserve. Also of interest is the Louw Wepener Memorial statue, Thaba Bosiu Memorial stone and Jammerbergdrif Battlefield site. The sandstone street of Jammersberg Bridge over the Caledon River has been declared a national monument. The town of Van Stadensrus is located between Wepener and Zastron and is one of the frontier towns on the border of South Africa and Lesotho. It is in close proximity to the Egmont and Van Stadensrus Dams, and is on the Anglo-Boer War Route. Cities/Towns: Dewetsdorp, Van Stadensrus, Wepener Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 24 314 Households: 7 690

Population Growth: -1.22% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.40%

Other Members of Council: M Mahase (Speaker), M Sioko, J Makitle, M Mahloko, M Sehloho, Rakhunoana, M Haddad

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Wilson Lefora Chief Financial Officer: Mr Thabang Moses Communications Officer: Mr Wilson Lefora Other Senior Management: Nomthandazo Sigadi (Director: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

270 203

250 263

Surplus/Deficit

17 950

(27 441)

Operating Cash Flow

27 203

12 564

UIFW Expenditure***

30 067

5 033

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 6, COPE 1, DA 1 Mayor: Ms Mpolokeng Mahase

Blue Drop Score 2012: 51.03 Green Drop Score 2011: 5.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 38.69

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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MANGAUNG METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: PO Box 3704, Bloemfontein, 9300 PHYSICAL: Bram Fischer Building, 2nd Floor, Nelson Mandela Drive & Markgraaff Street, Bloemfontein TEL: 051 405 8101 / Call Centre: 0800 111 300 | FAX: 051 405 8108 WEB: www.mangaung.co.za

Cllr Thabo Manyoni Executive Mayor

Cllr Connie Rampai Deputy Executive Mayor

Ms Sibongile Mazibuko City Manager

“Situated at the centre of South Africa, Mangaung is the only metropolitan municipality in the Free State province. It is made up of three main areas: Thaba Nchu, Botshabelo and Bloemfontein. When I took over as Executive Mayor (EM) in 2011, as council, we outlined a number of areas to focus on. The common denominator of these was to create a stable city that works for its citizens. We are now almost halfway through our term in office, and we have achieved a number of the priorities we set ourselves.”

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY The Municipality has drafted the Mangaung Growth and Development Strategy (GDS) 2040 as an aspirational long-term development framework for the Municipality. This

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strategy will assist the Municipality in frankly assessing itself and, thus, empower the City to see and envisage its future. Mangaung GDS 2040 will be a living document that will be amended periodically to stay abreast of the nuances of change, transformation and development within the region, the province, at a national, continental and global level. Going forward, Mangaung GDS 2040 will also be used to inform the subsequent five-year IDP plans of the Municipality. The City is aware that the desired future is only possible if programmed partnerships are forged with all stakeholders, given the finite resources at the state’s disposal and the absolute necessity of yielding maximum impact through collaboration. The Executive Mayor has appointed 17 Community Champions, who are working with the Municipality to identify how to facilitate community and stakeholder engagements and provide inputs for the revision and finalisation of the Mangaung GDS. The thematic sectoral workshops were organised around the following themes: • Economic development • Capital Infrastructure Development Plan and major infrastructure projects • Rural development • Environmental development • Poverty alleviation • City region and Smart City operations.

AIRPORT DEVELOPMENT NODE The Mangaung Municipality has earmarked the development of the airport as a significant priority. This development node, along the N8 Corridor, is expected to benefit the Municipality economically and financially. For Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu, the aerotropolis will boast services including a shopping mall, educational and civic sites, an urban square and an International Conference Centre, hotels, and mixed housing. The revenue generated from this massive project will be used for necessary cross-subsidisation of critical projects in Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu. While the entire area to be developed is 2 000 hectares, the first phase, which is currently being implemented, is only 700 hectares. This is about the size of the entire Above: Waaihoek cooling towers; Executive Mayor, Cllr Thabo Manyoni, testing the equipment used for turning soil at the airport development node.

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CBD of Bloemfontein. Besides being an economic hub for residents of Mangaung and visitors alike, there will be strides to ensure that the new town promotes a healthy lifestyle by making it pedestrian friendly. This is motivated by the EM’s,

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SPONSORED PROFILE

Above: Naval Hill Restaurant.

Above: Naval Hill Reservoir.

Cllr Thabo Manyoni’s, conviction that a healthy body results

45 000 people in the long term, as sewer services will be provided.

in a healthy mind.

These new projects will unlock development in the north and south

Through the airport node, the Municipality seeks to address

regions of the Municipality.

the five issues of economic growth, job creation, poverty reduction, effective service delivery and social cohesion.

MANGAUNG AS A SPORTING MECCA recognition as a sporting mecca with world-class sporting facilities

The Franklin Nature Reserve, popularly known as Naval Hill,

and amenities, along with an inimitable passion for sports and

is the prime tourist destination for locals in and visitors to

a spirit of ubuntu. In order to achieve this feat, in the next three

Mangaung. As the single most prominent and iconic natural

years, the Municipality will be investing R59,6 million in upgrading

feature within the built area of Mangaung Metropolitain

and building sporting facilities and amenities.

Municipality, Naval Hill attracted an estimated 120 000 visitors

There is also renewed hope that the upgraded sporting and

between 15 December 2012 and 15 June 2013. The popularity of

recreational facilities will bring a renewed interest in sports from

Naval Hill was further cemented when it was chosen as the “Best

local citizens. It is against this background that the Municipality

Place to Take Out-of-Towners” in the 2013 Bloemfontein Courant

recently partnered with the biggest regional radio station, OFM,

“Best of Bloemfontein Readers’ Choice Awards”.

as a title sponsor for the OFM Classic Race, now known as the

The phenomenal growth in tourist numbers came after

Mangaung OFM Classic Race.

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The City has set itself an ideal of progressively working towards

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erecting a statue of former president Nelson Mandela on the hill in December 2012. Besides being one of only two reserves

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completely surrounded by a city, Naval Hill is also home to

One of the driving forces of the current Council under the

the tallest statue of Mandela in the world. In November 2013,

leadership of Cllr Manyoni is to create “an attractive, clean,

the hill became home to the first digital planetarium in sub-

green and healthy environment that will serve as the basis for

Saharan Africa after its official opening by Minister of Science

sustainable economic development and enhance the quality of

and Technology, Mr Derek Hanekom. The digital planetarium

life for present and future generations”.

is a joint-partnership between Mangaung, the Free State Department of Tourism, and the University of the Free State. All these new developments, including the restaurant that is

As part of achieving this, Council has prioritised environmental issues, which include removal of illegal dumps and alien plants, and cutting trees and grass in some wards in the municipal area.

currently under construction, are part of the Municipality’s plan

Indigent households in several wards have been supplied with

to rejuvenate Naval Hill, which will also contribute to Mangaung’s

85-litre capacity refuse bins and this programme will be

economic growth.

extended to more wards.

BULK WATER INFRASTRUCTURE

which will be located in Thaba Nchu. It will have various

The Mangaung Municipality is committed to enhancing its

amenities, and will include conservation and recreation areas,

metropolitan areas to drive economic development in the Free

community facilities and empowerment projects.

One of the major upcoming projects is the regional park,

State province. Underpinning all these initiatives are several wastewater treatment works and sanitation programmes. One of these is the bulk water supply works project for the N8.

The focus on building parks, particularly in townships, forms part of the EM’s vision to ensure that Mangaung’s open spaces are properly utilised, which will contribute towards the

Forming part of the project is the construction of a 35 million-

Municipality’s broader beautification strategy that, amongst other

litre (ML) reservoir on Naval Hill that was completed last year.

things, seeks to attract visitors and tourists to the Municipality.

It forms the first phase of a planned additional 70ML reservoir

Prosperity is often measured by economic success and a

capacity for Bloemfontein and will be the main supply reservoir

social cohesion within a community underpinned by an intact

to the N8 corridor development.

moral conscience. To this effect, the Municipality is creating more

This is in addition to the construction of the north-eastern Wastewater Treatment Works, which will benefit approximately

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investment opportunities in a conducive and safe environment, as outlined in the vision.

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MALUTI-A-PHOFUNG MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bag X805, Witsieshoek, 9866 PHYSICAL: Cnr Moremoholo & Motloung Streets, Setsing Complex, Phuthaditjhaba TEL: 058 718 3700 | Kestel: 058 653 1452 | Harrismith: 058 602 1061 FAX: 058 718 3777 WEB: www.map.fs.gov.za

BACKGROUND Maluti-A-Phofung Local Municipality is situated in the Free State province of South Africa. It was established in terms of the Provincial Gazette No. 14 of 28 February 2000, issued in terms of section 21 of the Local Government Notice and Municipal Demarcation Act 27 of 1998. Maluti-A-Phofung is made up of four former Transitional Local Council Local Authorities, which are Qwaqwa Rural, Phuthaditjhaba, Harrismith and Kestell. The Municipality comprises 35 wards and covers approximately 4 421km2 in extent. Phuthaditjhaba is the urban centre of Qwaqwa and serves as the administrative head office of Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality. Surrounding Phuthaditjhaba are rural villages of Qwaqwa, established on tribal land administered by the Department of Land Affairs. Harrismith is a service centre for the surrounding rural areas and a trading belt serving the passing N3, which links the Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces. Harrismith is surrounded by Tshiame, located 12km to the west and Intabazwe, which is located 1.5km to the north. The town is an economic hub for people living in Tshiame, Intabazwe and Qwaqwa. Kestell is a service centre for the surrounding agriculturalCllr Vusi Tshabala Acting Executive Mayor

oriented rural area, with Tlholong as the township. Kestell is situated along the N5 road that links Harrismith with Bethlehem. The rural areas of Maluti-A-Phofung comprise commercial farms and major nature conservation centres such as Qwaqwa National Park, Platberg, Sterkfontein Dam and the Maluti Mountain Range. The area is not only a tourist destination, but also makes a big contribution in

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generating gross agricultural income for the whole of the province and is highly regarded for having the best production. A point worth noting is that historically, Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality was established in December 2001 after the amalgamation of five former transitional councils. Compared with the demographic composition of the rest of the Thabo Mofutsanyana District, Maluti-A-Phofung Municipality has the highest population density and the Mr T C Taetsane Acting Municipal Manager

third-highest population density in the Free State.

VISION By 2020, Maluti-A-Phofung will be technologically advanced and will have unlocked the indigenous entrepreneurial spirit of all people within an equitable, sustainable, healthy, crime-free and moral society. Based in the most beautiful part of the world, unemployment and poverty will be unheard of and the rest of the world will discover our unique African cultural heritage.

MISSION Mr Molefe N Nkgaudise Acting CFO

• Encouraging self-reliance • Ensuring coordination and collaboration of various stakeholders in the delivery of development and sustainablility • Promoting a healthy and vibrant community with moral standards • Unlocking the development potential of the area, particularly tourism and indigenous knowledge, and mobilising investment because of our uniqueness • Ensuring that everyone will be active in the economy and utilising technology to our advantage • Utilising our highly-skilled workforce and ensuring that literacy and numeracy levels are above average • Enabling all communities to have access to basic services and to land • Ensuring a safe, healthy and secure environment • Promoting gender equality and developing our youth as our future asset • Being an accountable Government to all our people

From top: Fikapatso Dam; Maluti Municipality offices.

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MANTSOPA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: PO Box 64, Ladybrand, 9745 | PHYSICAL: 38 Joubert Street, Ladybrand TEL: 051 924 0654 | FAX: 051 924 0020/051 924 3530 WEB: www.mantsopa.net

Cllr S D Ntsepe Mayor

Cllr M Majara Speaker

Mr S M Selepe Municipal Manager

Mr K D Matsie Chief Financial Officer

MAYOR’S FOREWORD

In Manyatseng, construction work is in progress on the paving

It gives us immense pleasure to report to our stakeholders that

of Phase 1 of the ring road.

the partnership between Mantsopa Local Municipality, as the

As far as the provision of sites is concerned, the Municipality is

provider of services, and Local Communities, as the end-users

currently developing and installing water and sewer reticulation

of those services, has once again been successful in assisting

for 383 sites in Extension 9 in Manyatseng, 200 sites in Extension

the Municipality to plan its responses to the development and

7 in Depilaneng, and 417 sites in Extension 3 in Mahlatswetsa. The

aspirations of its people.

Department of Human Settlement is presently completing the

We have once again steadfastly continued with the trend of consulting our stakeholders on the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) because we believe that, as the

incomplete houses in Mantsopa. About 1 000 title deeds will be handed over to the beneficiaries. In order to alleviate the shortage of water supply in Manyatseng, four boreholes have been completed to supplement

pronounced obligation to respond directly and positively to the

the supply of water in high-lying areas. Ten high-mast lights have

needs and frustrations of our stakeholders and communities.

been installed in Manyatseng and are now working.

We have to frequently reposition our development and

Second after agriculture, the tourism sector is currently

service delivery programmes and objectives to ensure that

contributing to the local economy, providing more than 400

they address the revised needs of our stakeholders and

direct permanent jobs, mainly within the hospitality industry

communities, as influenced by the ever-changing and

(restaurant and accommodation facilities).

shifting socio-economic dynamics.

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sphere of government that is closest to the people, we carry a

Ladybrand Town is the shopping “Mecca” for the rural farming communities and Lesotho people.

BACKGROUND Origin of the name Mantsopa was a sister to King Moshoeshoe, who banished her from the Kingdom when he suspected that her powers were greater than his. When she arrived at Modderpoort there were no houses and she stayed in a cave. In 1886, a group of men called The Brotherhood of St Augustine arrived at Modderpoort, and Mantsopa accommodated them in her cave. The missionaries decided to stay and they turned the cave into a chapel. Mantsopa later joined the church and was baptized and given the name Anna. Mantsopa’s grave continues to be visited and offerings are still placed on or near it.

Sporting and cultural events are growing sectors of the tourism industry in the area. Heritage and historical attractions offer unique experiences to the tourists, especially the rock paintings and the cave church (Lekhalong la Nkhono Mantsopa). The majority of visitors are tourists sleeping in transit to the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and to the mountainous Lesotho Kingdom.

OPPORTUNITIES IN MANTSOPA The Maloti Route serves as a tourism advantage for the area. There is a cooperation agreement between Mantsopa Local Municipality and Maseru City Council, which that was signed

Geographic profile Mantsopa Local Municipality forms part of the Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipal area within the Free State province. It borders the Kingdom of Lesotho, which is to the east, Mangaung Metro to the west, Naledi Local Municipality to the south, and Masilonyana and Setsoto are to the north of the Municipality. The area is accessible via the N8 and R26 roads, which transverse the area.

on 12 March 2009, to address the inter-governmental relations. There is abundant agricultural land in the area. There is a network of main and secondary roads crossing the region and linking it to adjoining regions. There is enough land for development and vacant sites for commercial activities.

DEVELOPMENTAL INITIATIVES IDENTIFIED Development of a fresh produce market along the N8 to Maseru has been planned, along with that of the taxi rank in the vicinity

CURRENT SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS IN MANTSOPA

of Maseru Border and Ladybrand Town. The development of a

The Municipality has made strides in eradicating bucket toilets

tourist route and National Park along the Caledon River from

in Depilaneng (Hobhouse) and Borwa (Tweespruit), as well as

Ladybrand to Clarence has been identified, along with the

in the upgrading of water treatment works in both towns.

development of a cable car between Ladybrand and Maseru.

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NALA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bag X15, Bothaville, 9960 | PHYSICAL: 8 Preller Street, Bothaville TEL: 056 514 9200 | FAX: 056 515 3922 WEB: www.nala.org.za

Cllr Theko Mogoje Mayor

Mr Boitumelo Chris Mokomela Mr Sandile Busakwe Municipal Manager Chief Financial Officer

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP

Mr Teboho Malebane Technical Services Director

Bothaville’s humble beginning was as Botharnia in 1891, as a

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church town. The name changed to its current name in 1893.

THE MAYOR The mayor is Cllr Theko Mogoje. Born and raised in Bothaville, he started his early career as a convoy driver and also worked at a local company, LM. In the mid-70s, he got involved in the taxi industry and, following the 1976 uprising, joined Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK). During the period 1985 to 1988, he was a member of the then Bothaville Council, which relocated the old Kgotsong to the new site that is currently Nala. After 1988, he again concentrated on his business interest. He was elected as the Chairperson of Majakathata/Mahanapuso Long Distance Transport Association, both at local and provincial level. He was also elected into the Executive Committee of SANTACO, Free State, during this time and served as the Chairperson of Disciplinary Committee. ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP OF THE MUNICIPALITY In terms of relevant legislation governing the municipal sector, the Municipal Manager is the administrative head of the Local Municipality. As the accounting officer, the Municipal Manager has oversight responsibility for all managers. The Municipal Manager, in turn, accounts to the Executive Mayor and the Council on administrative matters. Mr Mokomela is the appointed Municipal Manager. SPATIAL DESCRIPTION OF THE MUNICIPALITY The Nala Local Municipality is situated in the northern part of the municipal region of the Lejweleputswa District Council. The Bothaville/Kgotsong area is located approximately 50km south of Klerksdorp, 80km north of Welkom, 200km southwest of Bothaville, and approximately 35km west of Welkom/ Odendaalsrus. The major towns that form part of Nala are Bothaville and Wesselsbron.

BOTHAVILLE LOCATION Bothaville is a maize farming town situated near the Vaal River in the Municipality. It is situated 6km east of the Vaal, on the banks of the Vals River tributary. HISTORY The area of present-day Bothaville was originally inhabited by Bushmen, while between the 15th and 17th century the Leghoyo Tswana tribe also settled in the area. Whites settled here permanently in 1852.

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It was laid out on the farm Gladdedrift, which was owned by Theunis Louis Botha. It became a municipality in 1914. The battle of Doornkraal took place south of the town on 6 November 1900. Doornkraal Monument is a granite memorial built in honour of the Boers who died there in the surprise attack by British soldiers. Some of the Boers were buried in a communal grave. Bothaville offers a number of buildings of historical interest. The town hall was declared a national monument in 1995, and there is also a museum in President Street. The oldest building in the maize capital is a small three-room sandstone building in President Street, erected in 1894 by the first town council to serve as a police station and prison.

ECONOMY Bothaville hosts the head office of Grain South Africa and produces an average of 550 000 tons of maize annually. Situated on the banks of the Vals River, the town is considered to be one of the richest agricultural communities in the country. The town forms one of the corners of the maize triangle. Other agricultural activities focus on dairy, wheat, sunflowers, nuts and vegetables. The town has a factory that manufactures agricultural machinery and tractors. Bothaville is strategically located close to the gold mining towns of Klerksdorp/Orkney.

WESSELSBRON LOCATION It is a small maize farming town 75km south of Bothaville in the Free State. The town is in close proximity to Welkom/ Odendaalsrus. The Vet River flows just south of the Wesselsbron district and forms the southern boundary of the Nala region. HISTORY It was named after the Boer Commandant Cornelius Wessels, who led the 1899 siege of Kimberley during the second Boer War. The first erven were sold as early as 1920 and the town was granted municipal status in 1936. ECONOMY A small town, serving a prosperous agricultural community, Wesselsbron boasts one of the largest grain silos in the Southern Hemisphere. The main agricultural activities include maize and cattle. The community of Wesselsbron has opened its farms and business to the tourist trade.

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NALEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bay X1, Dewetsdorp, 9940 | PHYSICAL: 13 Brand Street, Dewetsdorp TEL: 051 541 0012 | FAX: 051 541 0556

Cllr Mpolokeng Mahase Mayor

Cllr Gift Tladi Chief Whip

Mr Q W Lefora Municipal Manager

Mr Thabang Moses Chief Financial Officer

VISION

(TLCs) of Dewetsdorp, Wepener, Van Stadensrus, as well as a part of

The Municipality views the vision and mission statements as a

the former south-east, central-south and Bloem area District TLCs.

critical component for development. This is because certain steps

The individual sizes of these areas are indicated in the table below:

were to be followed to have a credible vision and mission

Composition and size of municipal area

The vision developed by the Municipality reads as follows: “A constantly progressive municipality where quality services and a healthy and safe environment empower a harmonised community to develop their own economic security in a sustainable local future for all.”

COMPONENT

SIZE (km2)

Dewetsdorp

2 511.43

Wepener & Van Stadensrus

1 749.15

Farmland

7 672.66

TOTAL

11 933.24

MISSION

Source: Naledi Local Municipality SDF, 2005

To work as a committed team towards achieving the Municipality’s

Municipality Turnaround Strategy • Ensure effective communication and consultation between all stakeholders • Improve capacity in terms of resources • Absolute commitment towards the implementation of plans, programmes and strategies • Strengthen institutional capacity • Develop a clear understanding, interpretation and implementation of local government legislation and policies • Ensure proper accountability relating to clear roles and responsibilities.

objectives by means of the following: •

Ensuring effective communication and consultation between all stakeholders

Improving our capacity in terms of resources

Absolute commitment towards the implementation of our plans, programmes and strategies

Strengthening our institutional capacity

Developing a clear understanding, interpretation and implementation of Local Government legislation and policies

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statement developed.

Ensuring proper accountability relating to clear roles and

POPULATION

responsibilities.

Population increase is important because it creates a market for goods

VALUES

and services, resulting in the economic growth that will hopefully lead

The above-stated vision and mission will be attained through

to employment opportunities. The population of Xhariep District

the following set of core values:

Municipality in 2001 was at 162 721. In 2011, with the inclusion of Naledi

• Democratic values

• Equity

Municipality into Xhariep District, the population decreased to 146 259.

• Good governance

• Commitment

Our own population in Naledi has also suffered, with a population of

• Transparency

• Accountability

27 479 in 2001, dropping to 24 314 by 2011.

• Honesty

• Professional approach

• Trust

There are also some positives reflected by Census 2011. For example, unemployment in Naledi Municipality has dropped from a staggering 37.1% in 2001 to 26.4% in 2011. Youth unemployment has also dropped, although it

OVERVIEW OF THE MUNICIPALITY

is still very high by national standards, from 48.8% in 2001 to 34.8% in 2011.

The Naledi Local Municipality was established in terms of Section 14 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 and

TOURISM

was published in Provincial Gazette No 109 dated 28 September

The Caledon River runs through the town of Wepener and is an

2000. The Local Municipality is a Category B municipality with a

important water source. It serves as a boundary to the mountain

plenary executive system as contemplated in Section 3(b) of the

Kingdom of Lesotho.

Determination of Types of Municipality Act 1 of 2000.

In front of the town hall is a statue of Louw Wepener. He was killed by the Basotho rolling large rocks on him and his troops while they were

Institutional Profile-Political Component (Plenary Council) The Council of Naledi Local Municipality consists of a total of eight councillors, four of which are ward councillors and four are proportional representative councillors. Only the Mayor/Speaker is full-time.

trying to conquer Thaba Bosiu. This is represented by the rocks on which

Composition, Boundaries and Size Naledi is situated in the south-eastern Free State, and forms part of Xhariep District Municipality. The Local Municipality area measures 11 933.24km2 and comprises the former Traditional Local Councils

Nature Reserve, 30km outside Wepener, where tourists enjoy camping.

his statue is mounted. The NG Church in Dewetsdorp is an important Heritage Site. The cornerstone of the church was placed by President FW Reitz on 26 May 1894. Recreational fishing and hunting can be enjoyed at Caledon

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Hunting and fishing can also be enjoyed at Mohokare Lodge. At Van Stadensrus, there are Bushman paintings in the caves that show Bushmen once inhabited the area.

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Rand Water, as a state-owned organization is bound by the Water Services Act 1997 to provide water services which is described as water and sanitation services to other water services institutions (WSI) and authorities within its service area. Other activities of Rand Water, according to the Water Services Act may include: providing management services, training and other support services to water services institutions, promote co-operation in the provision of water services, supply untreated or non-potable water to end users who do not use water for household purposes, providing catchment management services to or on behalf of responsible authorities, and performing water conservation functions. The primary objective of Rand Water’s Bulk Sanitation Department is to extend sanitation services to water service authorities and institutions within and beyond Rand Water areas of supply. Rand Water’s partnership with municipalities and Department of Water Affairs’ main focus is to address the sanitation challenges such that the environmental assets and natural resources are protected for a long and healthy life for all South Africans.

Bulk Sanitation Mission To deliver on Rand water’s mandate: the provision of bulk sanitation services is to ensure that water and sanitation contributes towards addressing poverty and scarce water resources.

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municipalities to ensure effluent compliance to Department of Water Affairs’ (DWA) Green Drop Certification. Provision of management, operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment works. Capacity building and training of process controllers, industrial effluent monitoring programme, refurbishment. Process upgrade of water and wastewater treatment works, management of the pump stations. Refurbishment Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) plants and operations and maintenance of the AMD.

Bulk Sanitation’s Mandate n Responsive to the overall national water mandate. n Responsive to the national bulk sanitation challenges. n Responsive also to the African sanitation plan declared in 2008. n Complete the cycle of water services as stipulated by the Water Services act. n To meet the needs of the people in terms of water provision and to promote sustainable sanitation services.

Challenges and risks facing Bulk Sanitation

The services provided by Bulk Sanitation include:

n Ageing infrastructure n Current design & capacity of the wastewater treatment plants n Changing institutional arrangements n Industrial pollution

n Assessment of wastewater treatment plants and providing site specific recommendations to

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GAUTENG KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC LAND AREA

18 178km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

1.4%

PEOPLE CITY OF TSHWANE TSH

POPULATION

12 272 263

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

23.7%

POPULATION GROUPS

WEST RAND DC48

CITY OF JOHANNESBURG JHB EKURHULENI EKU

BLACK AFRICAN

77.4%

COLOURED

3.5%

INDIAN/ASIAN

2.9%

WHITE

15.6%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

UGU DC21

SEDIBENG DC42

NO SCHOOLING

3.7%

GRADE 12

34.8%

HIGHER EDUCATION

17.7%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

26.3%

HOUSEHOLDS Gauteng is the smallest of South Africa’s provinces, covering an area of 18 178km2 or approximately 1.4% of the total surface area of South Africa. It is bordered by the Free State, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. While being the smallest province, it is also the most populous, being home to 12 272 263 people. Gauteng lies on the highest part of the interior plateau on the rolling plains of South Africa’s Highveld. Its capital is Johannesburg and it also contains the city of Pretoria, as well as the East Rand, West Rand and Vaal areas. Gauteng continues to serve as the economic engine room of the country and the subcontinent, responsible for over 34.8% of the country’s GDP. Gauteng is the powerhouse of South Africa and the heart of its commercial business and industrial sectors. The most important sectors contributing to GDP are finance, real estate and business services; manufacturing; and general government services. Gauteng is also the financial services capital of Africa. More than 70 foreign banks have their head offices here, as do at least the same number of South African banks, stockbrokers and insurance giants. The major gold and diamond mining houses all have their headquarters in Johannesburg, the biggest being Anglo American and De Beers. Gold mining constitutes 80% of Gauteng’s mineral production output. Gauteng is divided into three metropolitan municipalities, the City of Johannesburg, the City of Tshwane and Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipalities, as well as two district municipalities, which are further subdivided into seven local municipalities.

HOUSEHOLDS

3 909 022

FORMAL DWELLINGS

79.8%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

87.4%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

89.4%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

86.5%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

89.8%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.gauteng.net www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN GAUTENG City of Johannesburg

Sedibeng

Midvaal

Mogale City

City of Tshwane

Emfuleni

West Rand

Randfontein

Ekurhuleni

Lesedi

Merafong City

Westonaria

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CITY OF JOHANNESBURG METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (JHB) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1049, Johannesburg, 2000 PHYSICAL: 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein, Johannesburg TEL: 011 407 6111 FAX: 011 403 8723 EMAIL: joburgconnect@joburg.org.za WEB: www.joburg.org.za

DIEPSLOOT MIDRAND RANDBURG SANDTON

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 4 434 827 Households: 1 434 856

Population Growth: 3.18% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.00%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 98.92 Green Drop Score 2011: 90.5

ROODEPOORT JOHANNESBURG CITY OF JOHANNESBURG SOWETO

JOHANNESBURG SOUTH

LENASIA

ENNERDALE

ORANGE FARM

(MMC: Environment, Infrastructure and Services), Sello Lemao (MMC: Public Safety), Christine Walters (MMC: Transport), Dan Bovu (MMC: Housing), Chris Vondo (MMC: Community Development), Geoffrey Makhubo (MMC: Finance), Mally Mokoena (MMC: Group Corporate and Shared Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Trevor Fowler Chief Financial Officer: Mr Gerald Dumas Communications Officer: Ms Bintu Petsana LED Officer: Mr Anthony Selepe Other Senior Management: Dudu Maseko (Executive Director: Community Development), Vuyo Mlokothi (Executive Director: Group Corporate and Shared Services), Patronella Telela (Acting Executive Director: Economic Development), Tiaan Elhers (Environment, Infrastructure and Services), Wandile Zwane (Group Head: Social Development), Yondela Silimela (Executive Head: Development Planning), Thabo Maisela (Executive Director: Housing), Lisa Seftel (Executive Director: Transport), Dr Refik Bismilla (Executive Director: Health), Lungelwa Sonqishe (Executive Head: Revenue Shared Centre), Khomotso Letsatsi (Group Head: Treasury and Financial Strategy)

GAUTENG

Area: 1 645km2 Description: City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality is located in Gauteng province. Johannesburg, also known as Jozi, Joburg or eGoli, is the largest city in South Africa. It is the provincial capital of Gauteng, the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. The City is one of the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world and is also the world’s largest city not situated on a river, lake or coastline. While Johannesburg is not officially one of South Africa’s three capital cities, it houses the Constitutional Court – South Africa’s highest court. It also includes Soweto, which was a separate city from the late 1970s until the 1990s. The City is the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade, due to its location on the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills. Johannesburg is served by OR Tambo International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in Africa and a gateway for international air travel to and from the rest of southern Africa. More recently, Lanseria International Airport has started hosting international flights and is situated conveniently on the opposite side of the metropolis. Gauteng is growing rapidly due to mass urbanisation. According to the State of the Cities Report, the urban portion of Gauteng – primarily comprising the cities of Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni (the East Rand) and Tshwane (greater Pretoria) – will be a polycentric urban region with a projected population of some 14,6 million people by 2015. Cities/Towns: Alexandra, Diepkloof, Diepsloot, Ennerdale, Johannesburg, Johannesburg South, Lawley, Lenasia, Lenasia South, Meadowlands East, Meadowlands West, Midrand, Orange Farm, Pimville, Randburg, Roodepoort, Sandton, Soweto Main Economic Sectors: Financial and business services, retail and wholesale trade, community and social services, manufacturing

Blue Drop Score 2011: 97.69

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

ALL VALUES: R’000

Composition of Council: ANC 153 , DA 90, IFP 4, COPE 3, NFP 2, ACDP 1, APC 1, AJ 1, AZAPO 1, OKM 1, PAC 1, UDM 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Parks Tau Other Members of Council: Constance Bapela (Speaker), Prema Naidoo (Chief Whip), Mlungiseli Ngalonkulu (Deputy Chief Whip), Roslynn Greeff (MMC: Development Planning), Nonceba Molwele (MMC: Health and Human Development), Matshidiso Mfikoe

Audit Outcome**

METRO MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

26 725 458

38 385 190

Surplus/Deficit

4 958 180

2 740 623

Operating Cash Flow

5 487 122

2 794 908

UIFW Expenditure***

516 856

480 134

Net Assets

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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CITY OF TSHWANE METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (TSH) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 403, Pretoria, 0002 PHYSICAL: Cnr Madiba (Vermeulen) & Lilian Ngoyi (Van Der Walt) Streets, Isivuno Building, Pretoria TEL: 012 358 9999 FAX: 012 358 4896 EMAIL: citymanager@tshwane.gov.za WEB: www.tshwane.gov.za

CITY OF TSHWANE WINTERVELDT SOSHANGUVE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

GA-RANKUWA AKASIA ROODEPLAAT

REFILWE CULLINAN

PRETORIA

BRONKHORSTSPRUIT

CENTURION

Economic Development and Planning), Joshua Ngonyama (MMC: Housing and Sustainable Human Settlement), Pertunia Mashaba (MMC: Agriculture and Environment), Terence Mashego (MMC: Community Safety), Dorothy Mabiletsa (MMC: Finance), Nozipho Makeke (MMC: Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture), George Matjila (MMC: Roads and Transport), Jacob Masango (MMC: Infrastructure), Eulenda Mabusela (MMC: Health and Social Development), Thembi Mmoko (MMC: Corporate and Shared Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Jason Ngobeni Chief Financial Officer: Mr Andile Dyakala Communications Officer: Selby Bokaba LED Officer: Ms Thembeka Mhlekwa Other Senior Management: Zukiswa Ntsikeni (SED: Corporate and Shared Services), Kepi Madumo (SED: Sports, Recreation, Arts and Culture), Amolemo Mothoagae (SED: Housing and Sustainable Human Settlements), Tembeka Mhlekwa (SED: Economic Development and Spatial Planning), Lindiwe Kwele (DCM: Strategy Development and Implementation), Lisa Mangcu (DCM: Infrastructure and Programme Management), Mokgokela Boshielo (DCM: Operations and Service Delivery), Dr Ndivhuwo Lukwhareni (Service Delivery Coordinator)

Population: 2 921 488 Households: 911 536

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 3.10% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 24.20%

ALL VALUES: R’000

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 95.76 Green Drop Score 2011: 63.8

Blue Drop Score 2011: 90.41

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 118, DA 82, FF+ 4, COPE 2, ACDP 1, APC 1, AZAPO 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr Kgosientso Ramokgopa Other Members of Council: Morakane Mosupyoe-Letsholo (Speaker), Jabu Mabona (Chief Whip), Subesh Pillay (MMC:

METRO MUNICIPALITY

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

11 661 889

9 635 120

Surplus/Deficit

2 025 848

804 522

Operating Cash Flow

4 035 996

2 042 612

UIFW Expenditure***

618 307

186 766

Audit Outcome**

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

GAUTENG

Area: 6 368km2 Description: City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality is situated in the Gauteng province and Pretoria is the capital of South Africa. It has merged with Metsweding District, which was a consequence of the Gauteng Global City Region Strategy to reduce the number of municipalities in Gauteng to at least four by 2016. The new City of Tshwane is now the single-largest metropolitan municipality in the country, comprising seven regions, 105 wards and 210 councillors. Pretoria has the second-largest number of embassies in the world after Washington DC. Many embassies thus call this city their home. The Union Buildings house the administrative hub of the country and have also been the setting for the presidential inaugurations of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and the incumbent South African president, Jacob Zuma. These sandstone buildings offer beautiful views over the City. Its rich and colourful heritage is reflected in the City’s myriad museums, monuments and historical buildings, and is punctuated by contemporary arts and crafts markets, bringing the City alive with a unique blend of new and old. The Science and Technology Museum offers a tactile experience of science at work. The South African mint has a minting press dating back to 1892, that is still in operation. The City also offers township sleepovers with a five-star stay. Church Square and the State Theatre often host international and national performances. There are also two nature reserves where visitors can view wildlife such as buffalo, antelope, cheetah, jackal, giraffe and sable. Cities/Towns: Akasia, Bronkhorstspruit, Centurion, Cullinan, Ekangala, Ga-Rankuwa, Hammanskraal, Kudube, Mabopane, Pretoria, Rayton, Refilwe, Roodeplaat, Soshanguve, Temba, Winterveldt Main Economic Sectors: Automotive and aerospace, construction and electronic equipment, manufacturing, government, services, retail

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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SPECIALISED CREDIT BEARING COURSES Service Administration

National Diploma: Public Finance Management and Administration (SAQA ID 49554, NQF Level 5)

The purpose of the qualification is to provide a structured programme for public officials that work with senior management officials so as to provide support to strategic leadership and management needed to transform all spheres of government. The need for well-qualified efficient, client-oriented public officials is therefore identified as a priority in all the three spheres of government. The National Diploma in Public Finance Management and Administration (NQF level 5) is aimed at practitioners working in the public sector. It is a qualification in a career pathway towards an accomplished public finance management and administration specialist. Accreditation LGSETA will include the learner details in the National Learner Record Database (NLRD) upon successful completion of the Unit Standards. Learner record uploading is subject to strict assessment, moderation and verification processes and as such the final issuing of results and certificates may be delayed. Although the Local Government SETA is accredited to quality assure delivery of this qualification, a Memorandum of Understanding between LG SETA and the Public Service SETA allows PSETA to quality assure the qualification in the National and Provincial Government spheres, while LG SETA will quality assure Local Government providers. However, learner results from providers for the National and Provincial Government spheres will be uploaded and reflected against the LG SETA. U/S ID

NQF Level

Particular attention to be given on the compilation of POE’s and the assessment process

n/a

n/a

n/a

Manage and develop oneself in the public sector work environment

119332 (F)

5

10

119336 (C)

5

12

119346 (F)

5

10

Discuss the selected Legislative Regulatory Framework Governing the Public Sector Management and Administration Environment

119334 (C)

5

12

Apply the legislation governing the establishment and management of public entities

119344 (C)

5

12

Apply knowledge of ethical principles, standards and professional conduct in public sector management and administration

119342 (F)

5

8

Apply selected GRAP (Generally Recognised Accounting Practice) to the periodic accounting reporting process

119348 (C)

5

12

Apply Accounting Principles and Procedures in the Preparation of Reports and Decision Making

119350 (C)

5

15

Apply the principles of budgeting

116345 (C)

5

15

Apply economic principles to finance and management decisions

119340 (F)

5

15

Analyse and evaluate the impact of macroeconomic data on the operating environment of the public sector

119347 (G)

5

12

Conduct and apply mathematical analysis relating to economics and finance

119333 (F)

5

15

Apply principles, regulations and legislation underlying supply chain management in the public sector

119345 (C)

5

15

Operate an internal audit function as a component of a risk management system to ensure reliability of accounting system

119337 (E)

5

12

Apply principles of risk management to manage and report risk situations

119349 (C)

5

8

Conduct working capital management activities in accordance with sound financial management policy

119331 (C)

5

12

Apply cost management information systems in the preparation of management reports

11934 (C)

5

15

Conduct and apply statistical analyses required to make informed public sector finance decisions

119335 (F)

5

15

Apply operations research principles and tools in the management of project activities and resources

119343 (E)

5

15

Apply principles of information systems to public finance and administration 119352 (C)

5

12

Apply principles of computerised systems to manage data and reports relevant to the public sector administration

5

10

Module

Unit Standard Title

Induction

Module 1: People Manage the development and performance of human capital in the public Development sector and Communication Apply sound communication principles in the coordination of selected public sector communications programmes Module 2: Governance and Legislation

Module 3: Finance and Accounting

Module 4: Economic Priniciples

Module 5: Supply Chain and Risk Management

Module 6: Cost and Capital Planning

Module 7: Information and Project Management

119351 (C)

Credit Duration Value (Days)

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

SHORT COURSES 1. Municipal Finance Management Programme (US ID: 48965) 2. Project Management for Public Officials (US ID: 119343) 3. Generally Recognised Accounting Practices (GRAP) Principles and Application (US ID: 119348) 4. Municipal Supply Chain Management Design and Implementation (US ID: 116353) 5. Integrated Public Sector Risk Management (US ID: 119349) 6. Public Financial Management For Non-Financial Managers (US ID: 119334 & ID: 119350) OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT COURSES: 1. Executive Leadership Development Programme (ELMDP) 2. Executive Leader Municipal Finance Management Programme (MFMP) 3. Foundation Municipal Management Development Programme (FMMDP) 4. Municipal Management Development Programme (MMDP) 5. Advanced Municipal Management Development Programme (AMMDP) 6. Supervisor Development Programme for the Public Sector 7. Municipal Finance Management Act (MFMA)

www.ce.up.ac.za CONTACT US: Tel: 012 434 2500 Fax: 012 434 2505 Email: info@ce.up.ac.za FOR CUSTOMISED COURSES: Email quote@ce.up.ac.za for quotations on in-house training

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EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (EKU) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X69, Germiston, 1400 PHYSICAL: Cnr Cross & Rose Streets, Germiston TEL: 011 999 0003 EMAIL: samuel.modiba@ekurhuleni.gov.za WEB: www.ekurhuleni.gov.za

TEMBISA KEMPTON PARK

EKURHULENI

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 3 178 470 Households: 1 015 465

BENONI BEDFORDVIEW BOKSBURG

GERMISTON

BRAKPAN

ALBERTON

SPRINGS

KATLEHONG

VOSLOORUS NIGEL

Social Development), P Nkunjana (MMC: Roads and Storm Water), A Nxumalo (MMC: Water and Energy)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Khaya Ngema Chief Financial Officer: Mr Jakes Myeza Communications Officer: Ms Wendy Tlou LED Officer: Caiphus Chauke Other Senior Management: Mildred Nkopane (HOD: Risk Management), Lerato Gumbi (HOD: Human Resource Management and Development), Mosia Moshema (HOD: Disaster and Emergency Management Services), Neville Chainee (HOD: Human Settlements), Mark Wilson (HOD: Energy), Vincent Cambell (HOD: Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture), Gcwensa Qaphile (HOD: Waste Management Services), Yolisa Mashilwane (HOD: Transport), Hezekiel Nkosi (HOD: Environmental Resource Management), Motsapi, Moeketsi (HOD: Corporate Legal Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 2.47% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 125, DA 62, NFP 3, COPE 2, IFP 2, PAC 2, ACDP 1, APC 1, DRPA 1, FF+ 1, IRASA 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr Mondli Gungubele Other Members of Council: Patricia Kumalo (Speaker), Robert Mashego (Chief Whip), Tumbu Mahlangu (Public Transport), Moses Makwakwa (Finance), Bennett Nkunja (City Planning and Economic Development), Z Tshongweni (MMC: SRAC), T V Mabena (MMC: Environmental Development), Q Duba (MMC: Human Settlements), M Siboza (MMC: Community Safety), M Maluleke (MMC: Health and

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Audit Outcome**

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

39 669 957

38 942 415

727 065

(1 015 493)

Operating Cash Flow

3 269 065

1 343 798

UIFW Expenditure***

374 446

17 156

Surplus/Deficit

GAUTENG

Area: 1 975km Description: Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality covers an extensive area from Germiston in the west to Springs and Nigel in the east. The former administrations of the nine towns in the former East Rand were amalgamated into the metropolitan municipality, along with the Khayalami Metropolitan Council and the Eastern Gauteng Services Council. It is one of the most densely populated areas in the province, and the country. The economy in the region is larger and more diverse than that of many small countries in Africa. It accounts for nearly a quarter of Gauteng’s economy, which in turn contributes over a third of the national Gross Domestic Product. Many of the factories for production of goods and commodities are located in Ekurhuleni, often referred to as “Africa’s Workshop”. The network of roads, airports, rail lines, telephones, electricity grids and telecommunications found in Ekurhuleni rivals that of Europe and America. It can be regarded as the transportation hub of the country. It is home to OR Tambo International Airport; South Africa’s largest railway hub; a number of South Africa’s modern freeways and expressways; the Maputo Corridor Development; direct rail, road and air links connecting Ekurhuleni to Durban; the Blue IQ projects, with linkages to the City Deep Container terminal; the planned Gautrain rapid rail link to Johannesburg and Pretoria; and the OR Tambo International Airport Industrial Development Zone (IDZ). Cities/Towns: Alberton, Bedfordview, Benoni, Boksburg, Brakpan, Edenvale, Germiston, Katlehong, Kempton Park, Nigel, Olifantsfontein, Springs, Tembisa, Tokoza, Vosloorus Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, mining, industrial, business

EDENVALE

2

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 98.95 Green Drop Score 2011: 78.8

Blue Drop Score 2011: 97.44

SEDIBENG DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC42) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 471, Vereeniging, 1930 PHYSICAL: Cnr Beaconsfield & Leslie Streets, Vereeniging TEL: 016 450 3000 FAX: 016 455 2573 WEB: www.sedibeng.gov.za

NIGEL HEIDELBERG

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

SEBOKENG

Area: 4 173km2 Description: Sedibeng District Municipality comprises Emfuleni, Lesedi and Midvaal Local Municipalities. It is situated on the southern tip of Gauteng province and strategically located on the border of three other provinces, namely Free State, North West and Mpumalanga. The well-developed national road network that cuts across the district to all the provinces ensures that the region

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LESEDI

DE DEUR

MEYERTON

EMFULENI VANDERBIJLPARK

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

VEREENIGING

MIDVAAL

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 916 484 Households: 279 768

Population Growth: 1.43% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 31.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 32, DA 14, PAC 1, COPE 1 Executive Mayor: Mr Mahole Mofokeng Other Members of Council: Busisiwe Modisakeng (Speaker), Christina Sale (Chief Whip), M Gomba (MMC: Health and Social Development), Y J Mahommed (MMC: Environment and Clean Energy), S T Maphalla (MMC: Transport and Infrastructure), B Mncube (MMC: Corporate Services), S A Mshudulu (MMC: Development Planning and Housing), Z Raikane (MMC: Public Safety), M E Tsokolibane (MMC: Strategic Planning and Economic Development), P B Tsotetsi (MMC: Finance)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Communications Officer: Mrs Lebo Mofokeng (Acting) LED Officer: Mr Khulu Mbongo Other Senior Management: Thomas Mkaza (Chief Operating Officer), Sorrious Manele (Executive Director: Transport, Infrastructure and Environment), Morongwe Mazibuko (Executive Director: Community Services), Mapula Phiri-Khoale (Executive Director: Corporate Services), Rudolph Netshivhale (Acting Executive Director: Strategic Planning and Economic Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

175 352

171 543

4 425

(114 345)

Operating Cash Flow

(15 506)

(39 853)

UIFW Expenditure***

-

88 772

Surplus/Deficit

EMFULENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT421) CONTACT DETAILS

encapsulates the Anglo-Boer War, with heritage assets such as the Sharpeville monument and the liberation struggle epitomised by the signing of the Constitution in 1996 in Sharpeville. Cities/Towns: Evaton, Sebokeng, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing

POSTAL: PO Box 3, Vanderbijlpark, 1900 PHYSICAL: Cnr Klasie Havenga & Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark TEL: 016 950 5000 FAX: 016 950 5050 EMAIL: StanleyG@emfuleni.gov.za WEB: www.emfuleni.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Population: 721 663 Households: 220 135

Area: 966km2 Description: Emfuleni Local Municipality (Lekoa Local Municipality) is one of three local municipalities comprising the Sedibeng District Municipality situated in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng. It is the westernmost local municipality of the district, which covers the entire southern area of the Gauteng province, extending along a 120km axis from east to west. The Vaal River forms the southern boundary, and its strategic location affords it many opportunities for tourism and other forms of economic development. Emfuleni shares boundaries with Metsimaholo Local Municipality in the Free State to the south, Midvaal Local Municipality to the east, the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan area to the north, and Westonaria and Potchefstroom (in North West province) Local Municipalities to the west. The municipality is strategically located with access to a well-maintained road network – the N1 linking Johannesburg and Bloemfontein, and traversing Emfuleni. Sasolburg forms the heartland of what was formerly known as the Vaal Triangle, renowned for its contribution to the iron and steel industry in South Africa. The Emfuleni Local Municipality is rich in history as it

METRO MUNICIPALITY

GAUTENG

remains the industrial centre of Gauteng province. The municipality is 40km away from Johannesburg and 80km away from Pretoria, without the high traffic volumes. Sedibeng offers the best opportunity for growth and development as a result of availability of land for both residential and commercial development in a picturesque and tranquil setting. The Vaal University of Technology and the North-West University’s Vaal Campus offer a wide range of graduates that provide the bulwark of employees for business and industries that seek to set up operations in Sedibeng. The Sedibeng District Municipality is a Category C municipality. It is the only area of the Gauteng province that is situated on the banks of the Vaal River and Vaal Dam in the southernmost part of the province, covering the area formerly known as the Vaal Triangle. It includes the towns of Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark, Meyerton and Heidelberg, as well as the historic townships of Evaton, Sebokeng, Boipatong, Bophelong, Sharpeville and Ratanda, which have a rich political history and heritage. The municipality is a stones throw from Johannesburg along the scenic Vaal, Klip and Suikerbos Rivers. Sedibeng has a variety of attractions offering a vast cultural heritage and historical experience including, amongst others, the political breakthroughs that led to the country’s political turnabout. The Sedibeng region boasts several Heritage Sites related to the South African War of 1899-1902 and the two World Wars that followed. The Sharpeville Memorial Precinct stands as a reminder of the Sharpeville Massacre of 21 March 1960, when 69 people lost their lives while protesting the pass laws of the then apartheid South Africa. Sedibeng is the fourth-largest contributor to the Gauteng economy. The municipal economy reached a high of 7.2% in 2006. The predominant economic sector in the district is the manufacturing of fabricated metal and chemicals. In the metal sector, the Arcelor-Mittal Steel plant, the Cape Gate Davsteel Wire and Steel plant, and the Ferromanganese plant of Samancor are the three main large baseline plants in the district, whilst DCDDorbyl Heavy Engineering is the biggest manufacturer of engineered products in Southern Africa. Cities/Towns: De Deur/Walkerville, Devon, Eikenhof, Evaton, Heidelberg, Meyerton, Nigel, Sebokeng, Vaal Marina, Vaal Oewer, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging, Vischkuil

Population Growth: 0.92% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.70%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 96.80 Green Drop Score 2011: 66.9

Blue Drop Score 2011: 95.75

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 64, DA 21, APC 1, COPE 1, PAC 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms N G Hlongwane Other Members of Council: Msebenzi Gqeloshe (Speaker), Eric Tshabalala (Chief Whip), Nkapu Ranake (MMC: Waste Management, Refuse and Landfill), Manana Kubheka (MMC: Housing), Shaka Radebe (MMC: Sports, Recreation, Arts, Culture and Library Information Systems), Sello Pitso (MMC: Health and Social Development), Mabandla Ronyuza (MMC: Finance), Vuyelwa Godoli (MMC: Public Transport, Roads and Public Works), Nonvula Thulo (MMC: Infrastructure, Water, Electricity and Sanitation), Velapi Mcera (MMC: Public Safety), Khethiwe Ntombela (MMC: Corporate Services), Khuli Malindi (MMC: LED)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sam Shabalala Chief Financial Officer: P Matlala Communications Officer: Stanley Gaba (Acting) LED Officer: Sibusiso Biyela Other Senior Management: C P Kekana (Chief Operations Officer)

Sewer Scheme; establishment of a logistical hub; establishment of business, incubation and innovation centres.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

Net Assets

10 190 215

10 433 413

Surplus/Deficit

(232 957)

(129 731)

Operating Cash Flow

272 432

296 265

UIFW Expenditure***

6 483

177

Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: Creation of cultural precinct in Sebokeng; upgrade of the civic and commercial hub in Sebokeng; development of an open space in Bophelong along the R57; wetland regeneration and park development in Boipatong; development of a regional node in Sebokeng; Sedibeng Regional

LESEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT423) CONTACT DETAILS

Delivery), Sibongile Makhubu (MMC: Community Services), Teboho Tsoku (MMC: Finance and Administration)

POSTAL: PO Box 201, Heidelberg, 1438 PHYSICAL: Cnr HF Verwoerd & Louw Streets, Heidelberg TEL: 016 340 4300 FAX: 016 340 4394 EMAIL: paul@lesedilm.co.za WEB: www.lesedilm.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ayanda Makhanya Communications Officer: Khongi Molohlanye LED Officer: Jabulane Marwa Other Senior Management: Khongi Molohlanye (Coporate and Legal), Cynthia Mokoena (Community Services)

Area: 1 484km2 Description: Lesedi Local Municipality can be described primarily as a rural area. The major urban concentration is located in Heidelberg/ Ratanda, situated along the N3 freeway where it intersects with Provincial Route R42, east of the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve. Devon/Impumelelo, situated on the eastern edge of the municipal area abutting the N17 freeway on the north, is a significant rural settlement, while Vischkuil/Endicott, lying east of Springs and abutting Provincial Route R29, is a smaller rural centre. The area is mostly agricultural. It is situated approximately 56km south-east of Johannesburg and is traversed by two national roads (the N17 and the N3), which creates future economic development potential. Cities/Towns: Devon, Heidelberg, Nigel, Vischkuil

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

863 482

864 720

Surplus/Deficit

(1 238)

(2 560)

Operating Cash Flow

314 009

323 435

UIFW Expenditure***

7 155

-

GAUTENG

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.92 Green Drop Score 2011: 67.1

Blue Drop Score 2011: 87.41

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 99 520 Households: 29 668

Population Growth: 3.26% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 19, DA 6, FF+ 1 Mayor: Lerato Maloka Other Members of Council: Simangele Sibeko (MMC: Service

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: National multi-project pipeline; township establishment; retail development on the zone of opportunity; mixed development on Obed Nkosi Township; Devon Tannery. Key Investment Opportunities: Heidelberg Ext 24 industrial township; Heidelberg ext 25; zone of opportunity area north of Bergsig; Rensburg ext 2.

MIDVAAL LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT422) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 9, Meyerton, 1960 PHYSICAL: Mitchell Street, Meyerton TEL: 016 360 7400 FAX: 016 360 7519 EMAIL: complaints@midvaal.gov.za WEB: www.midvaal.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 722km2 Description: Midvaal Local Municipality is one of three local municipalities situated within the Sedibeng District Municipality, the other two being the Emfuleni and Lesedi Local Municipalities. Midvaal Local Municipality is a Category B municipality as defined in the Municipal Structures Act. It is located in the southern parts of Gauteng province and is bordered by two provinces, namely Mpumalanga province to the east and the Free State province to the south. The Dipaliseng Local Municipality is located to the east of Midvaal and the Metsimaholo Local Municipality lies to the south.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

The City of Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipalities are situated to the north. The spatial structure of the Midvaal municipal area is predominantly that of a rural area, with extensive farming. There are two significant natural features impacting on the physical structure, namely the Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve and the Vaal River, which form the southern boundary of the municipality and Gauteng province. Secondary natural features, that play a significant role in the development dynamics of the area are the Klip River, Suikerbosrand River and the Vaal Dam. Cities/Towns: De Deur/Walkerville, Eikenhof, Meyerton, Vaal Marina Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 95 301 Households: 29 965

Population Growth: 3.94% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 18.80%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 84.10 Green Drop Score 2011: 53.5

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2011: 67.94

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: DA 15, ANC 11, FF+ 1 Key Projects: Agro-Processing De Deur; Midvaal Youth Mayor: Mr Bongani Baloyi Development Forum; Bantu Bonke Agri-Cooperative. Other Members of Council: A Mcloughlin (Speaker), D Ryder (Chief Whip), P D Pretorius (MMC: Corporate and Finance), C P Hartman (MMC: FINANCIAL INFORMATION* Social Services), J Botsoere (MMC: HR and Protection), M Hack (MMC: ALL VALUES: R’000 2011/12 2010/11 Engineering), F Peters (MMC: Development, Planning and Housing) Financially Financially Audit Outcome** unqualified unqualified ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Net Assets

Municipal Manager: Mr A De Klerk Chief Financial Officer: Mrs A van Schalkwyk Communications Officer: Mr Thom Peeters LED Officer: Thys Arlow Other Senior Management: N Mitchell (PR and Marketing)

1 932 897

Surplus/Deficit

1 946 891

(13 994)

57 765

Operating Cash Flow

50 658

43 630

UIFW Expenditure***

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WEST RAND DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC48) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X033, Randfontein, 1759 PHYSICAL: Cnr Sixth & Park Streets, Randfontein TEL: 011 411 5000 FAX: 011 412 3663 EMAIL: admin@wrdm.gov.za WEB: www.wrdm.gov.za

MOGALE MAGALIESBURG

KRUGERSDORP

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: 0.98% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.30%

RANDFONTEIN

RANDFONTEIN

CARLETONVILLE

MERAFONG

WESTONARIA

WESTONARIA

FOCHVILLE

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Area: 4 087km2 Description: West Rand District Municipality is located in the west of the Gauteng province. The Cradle of Humankind falls under the jurisdiction of Mogale City and Merafong City, and forms part of the World Heritage Site. The West Rand extends from Randfontein (the seat of the district) in the west to Roodepoort in the east, and includes the town of Krugersdorp. It is bordered by Bojanala Platinum to the north-west, City of Tshwane to the north-east, City of Johannesburg to the east, Sedibeng to the south-east and Dr Kenneth Kaunda to the south-west. The municipality is situated relatively closely to the hub of economic activity in Gauteng, and is transversed by major national roads, namely the N12 and N14. Its main contribution lies primarily within the mining sector, however, areas such as Krugersdorp fulfil a residential function for many people working in Johannesburg. The West Rand remains the poorest region contributing to Gauteng’s GDP. The leadership of West Rand District Municipality has a new vision that entails dissolving the four local municipalities in the district into a single municipality by 2016. Vision 2016 includes a holistic approach to environmental concerns. There are opportunities for developing economies to benefit from climate change mitigation strategies and the West Rand will be making a strong case for private investors to assist in the growth of green and sustainable industries. Cities/Towns: Carletonville, Fochville, Krugersdorp, Magaliesburg, Muldersdrift, Randfontein, Wedela, Westonaria Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, mining, manufacturing, transport, green economy, retail, communication information technology, community development

Population: 820 995 Households: 267 397

MULDERSDRIFT

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr M D Mokoena Chief Financial Officer: Mr Mokgatlhe Ratlhogo LED Officer: Zeblon Mphaphuli Other Senior Management: Kelina Ndlovu (Health and Social Development), Herina Hamer (Regional Development Planning and Environmental Management), Elias Koloi (Public Safety)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

136 281

176 048

Surplus/Deficit

(16 218)

(1 626)

Operating Cash Flow

(13 519)

9 862

UIFW Expenditure***

2 369

614

Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 28, DA 14, COPE 1, PCO 1 Mayor: Mr Mpho Nawa Other Members of Council: O Caldeira (MMC: Environmental Management), M L Gama (MMC: Human Settlements and Land Use Planning), B Xulu (MMC: Public Safety), S S Handula (Chairperson: Municipal Public Accounts Committee)

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LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Merafong Flora Project; plastic recycling project; Mohlakeng Buyback Centre; Katlego Cultural Facility. Key Investment Opportunities: Labour intensive agricultural projects; small-scale mining; development of the Donaldson Dam and Riebeeck Lake; development of tourist attractions.

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* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MERAFONG CITY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT484) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 3, Carletonville, 2500 PHYSICAL: 3 Halite Street, Carletonville, 2499 TEL: 018 788 9500 FAX: 018 786 1105 EMAIL: mmoffice@merafong.gov.za WEB: www.merafong.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 40, DA 12, COPE 1, IFP 1, MECA 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Ms Maphefo Mogale-Letsie Other Members of Council: Ramothobi Lethea (Speaker), Happy Lwana (Chief Whip), M G Kawe (Portfolio Head: Corporate and Shared Services), N M Fani (Portfolio Head: Health and Social Development), Morwanki Makiti (Portfolio Head: LED, Tourism and Rural Development)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 197 520 Households: 66 624

Population Growth: -0.64% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.20%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: M G Seitisho (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mr M G Wienekus Communications Officer: Mr Chris Spies LED Officer: Ms N Bezu Other Senior Management: N E Mokgethi (Executive Director: Community Services), N Moyo (Acting Executive Director: Infrastructure Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

2 644 106

2 651 864

Surplus/Deficit

293

(8 800)

Operating Cash Flow

145 699

151 127

UIFW Expenditure***

30 394

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OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.21 Green Drop Score 2011: 77.5

Blue Drop Score 2011: 86.46

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Support cooperatives through training; small business centre in Khutsong, Khutsong South, Hive Phase 2 and informal trading area in Carletonville Phase 2; hawker support through building of informal trading area; tourism support through the Tourism Association. Key Investment Opportunities: Agriculture; mining; manufacturing; infrastructure; construction; services and retail; community and government services; tourism; agriculture hub-related export; N12 Treasure Route; PPP with mines; business process outsourcing.

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Area: 1 631km2 Description: Merafong City Local Municipality is situated within the West Rand District Municipality in Gauteng. Its boundaries enclose some of the richest gold mines in the world. It is situated about 65km from Johannesburg and is serviced by a number of major roads, including the N12 from Johannesburg to Cape Town and the N14 (the main road between Gauteng and Mahikeng (Mafikeng) via Ventersdorp). Formerly a cross-border municipality, the entire municipality was transferred to the North West province following the abolition of cross-border municipalities by an amendment to the South African Constitution in 2005. The municipality was part of the North West province from 2005 to 2009, when it was reincorporated into the Gauteng province by another amendment to the Constitution, following often violent protests in the township of Khutsong. Merafong’s historical development is closely knit with the discovery of rich gold deposits in the early 1930s. Fochville is the oldest town in the region, and was declared a town in 1951. The town Carletonville was named after Guy Carleton Jones, an engineer from the Gold Fields Ltd mining company, who played a prominent role in the discovery of the West Wits gold field, of which Carletonville forms a part. The mining company decided, in November 1946, to establish the town. Carletonville was proclaimed in 1948 and attained Town Council Status on 1 July 1959. Wedela is situated between Western Deep Levels and Elandsrand mines. The town’s name is derived from the prefixes of the two mines: the “Wed-” from Western Deep Levels and the “-ela” from Elandsrand. Wedela was established as a mining village in December 1978 by Harry Oppenheimer, and municipal status was granted to the town on 1 January 1990. Cities/Towns: Carletonville, Fochville, Wedela Main Economic Sectors: Mining

MOGALE CITY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT481) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 94, Krugersdorp, 1740 PHYSICAL: Cnr Commissioner & Market Streets, Krugersdorp TEL: 011 951 2000/1 FAX: 011 953 2547 EMAIL: mm@mogalecity.gov.za WEB: www.mogalecity.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 342km2 Description: Mogale City Local Municipality lies directly west and south of the City of Johannesburg and City of Tshwane Metropolitan areas respectively, and forms part of one of three district municipalities that make up the peripheral areas of Gauteng province. To the north, west and south it borders onto Madibeng, Rustenburg and Randfontein Local Municipalities respectively. The West Rand District Management Area lies within the central-northern part of Mogale City. This area comprises the bulk of the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Mogale City’s strongest functional urban linkage is with the City of Johannesburg. Krugersdorp and the greater Kagiso area, Mogale City’s primary urban complex, forms part of a band of development stretching from the Johannesburg

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Inner City westwards along the mining belt up to Krugersdorp. The strongest east-west transport linkages between Mogale City and Johannesburg are along the R512, as well as the east-west railway line. Mogale City is linked to the City of Tshwane via the R28/N14 highway. The largest part of Mogale City is rural in nature, with a specific urban concentration in the south-eastern part of the municipality where it interfaces with the Gauteng urban complex. The rural environment is characterised by prominent features: the Magaliesberg and Witwatersberg Ranges in the north-west. Rural towns in Mogale City are Tarlton, Magaliesburg and Hekpoort, located in the west. Urban concentration is found in the southeastern part around Krugersdorp and Kagiso. The Krugersdorp CBD is the main business, social and administrative centre and fulfils a regional function. The areas around Krugersdorp are established middle-to-high income residential areas with the full range of urban amenities, services and facilities. The areas to the south of Krugersdorp, namely Kagiso, Azaadville and Rietvallei (referred to as the Kagiso complex), are predominantly disadvantaged settlements with more limited access to services and facilities. The Kagiso complex is physically separated from Krugersdorp’s urban areas by an extensive mining belt that runs roughly in an east-west direction through the area.

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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Cities/Towns: Krugersdorp, Magaliesburg, Muldersdrift Main Economic Sectors: Business services, tourism

LED), Dennis Mokotedi (Executive Manager: Infrastructure), Morakane Mokoena (Executive Manager: DIEM)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population: 362 422 Households: 117 373

Population Growth: 2.04% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 24.60%

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

5 173 132

5 141 673

31 460

(85 433)

Operating Cash Flow

190 295

158 989

UIFW Expenditure***

121 961

12 478

Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 41, DA 23, COPE 1, IFP 1, PCO 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Koketso Seerane Other Members of Council: Suzen Thupane (Speaker), Isaac Dube (Chief Whip), Farouk Bhayat (MMC), Maxwell Khuzwayo (MMC), Barry Friedman (MMC), Emily Mathe (MMC), Andy Mothiba (MMC), Nosisi Mdlulwa (MMC), Annah Setswalo-Moja (MMC), Noluthando Mangole (MMC), Selebalo Letsie (MMC), Nomalizo Kufa (MMC), Ramosa Seoposengwe (MMC: Political)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 98.79 Green Drop Score 2011: 66.7

Blue Drop Score 2011: 96.19

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Municipal Manager: Mr Dan Mashitisho Chief Financial Officer: Mr Leslie Mahuma Communications Officer: Mr Andy Nesengani LED Officer: Ms Maneo Thelejane Other Senior Management: Abe Mbulawa (Chief Operating Officer), Rethabiseng Mokebe (Executive Manager: Corporate Support), Shirley Mathebula (Executive Manager: Social Development Services), Maneo Thelejane (Executive Manager:

Key Projects: Mogale City/Rustenburg Developmental Corridor; business information platform; organic farming; Carpentry Incubator Project; Chamdor Logistic Hub. Key Investment Opportunities: Agricultural sector: organic niche market essential oils and special herbs; tourism sector: hospitality and accommodation; conferencing and weddings (opportunities for operators and marketers); regional logistic hub (corridor to Africa); trade (retail sector); manufacturing (packaging and agro-processing).

CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 218, Randfontein, 1760 PHYSICAL: Cnr Surtherland & Pollock Streets, Randfontein TEL: 011 411 0000 FAX: 011 693 1736 WEB: www.randfontein.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Adv Nthabiseng Sepanya-Mogale Chief Financial Officer: Mr A Mawele Communications Officer: Mr Phillip Montshiwe LED Officer: Tshidiso Mooketsi Other Senior Management: Ronnie Molao (Director: Public Safety), Nokwazi Ndlala (Director: Infrastructure Development), Mary Molawa (Director: Social Services), Sugar Ngcobo (Director: Corporate Support Services), Joshua Moloi (Director: Development Planning), I Mashigo (Finance)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 475km2 Description: Randfontein Local Municipality falls within the borders of the West Rand District Municipality as one of its three local municipalities and is part of the Gauteng province. It is characterised by high levels of unemployment and poverty and low levels of education and income. The location of the Randfontein Local Municipality is adjacent to the North West province and that makes it prone to immigration from this province. Cities/Towns: Randfontein Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, trade, government services, mining, agriculture

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RANDFONTEIN LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT482)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

2 472 673

2 520 367

(47 694)

(62 078)

Operating Cash Flow

671 929

507 852

UIFW Expenditure***

43 697

78 441

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 149 286 Households: 43 299

Population Growth: 1.47% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.10%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 97.54 Green Drop Score 2011: 80.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 95.24

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 27, DA 16, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr M Mogale Other Members of Council: Mzikayifane Khumalo (Speaker), Yaqub Legoete (Council Whip), Mathidiso Kimane (Waste and Environment), Patricia Matuwane (Social Services), Martha Grobler (Finance), Arthur Sampson (Infrastructure), Xolisa Ntsepo (Corporate Support Services), Brenda Mahuma (Public Safety), Sipho Matakane (Development Planning)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Shared industrial production facility; small business development centre; Elandsfontein Agricultural Farm; Badirile Hydroponic Tunnels for vegetable production and nursery. Key Investment Opportunities: Retail and industrial development; office park development; fresh produce market; tourism development (Riebeck Lake Development).

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LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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WESTONARIA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (GT483) CONTACT DETAILS

OTHER AUDITS

POSTAL: PO Box 19, Westonaria, 1780 PHYSICAL: Cnr Neptune & Saturnus Streets, Westonaria TEL: 011 278 3000 FAX: 011 753 4176 EMAIL: municipalmanager@westonaria.gov.za WEB: www.westonaria.gov.za

Blue Drop Score 2012: 95.18 Green Drop Score 2011: 56.8

Blue Drop Score 2011: 84.34

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 640km2 Description: Westonaria Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and is located within the jurisdiction of the West Rand District Municipality. Westonaria Municipality has borders with Randfontein Local Municipality, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Merafong City Local Municipality, Sedibeng District Municipality and Emfuleni Local Municipality. It is situated approximately 60km from the hub of Gauteng, namely Johannesburg, Pretoria and Midrand. The N12 National Road and the R28 Provincial Road, as well as the railway line, provide easy access to the area. Goods and services can reach markets and airports easily without sacrificing quality or excessive transport costs. As indicated in the Regional Integrated Transport Management Plan, the planned Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) node from Lenasia will reduce the travel time of commuters, making Westonaria a valued area of choice to reside in. The municipality is characterised by dispersed urban structures consisting of various urban areas and mining villages spread across the entire municipal area. The rural areas consist of a large number of farms, as well as agricultural holdings. Cities/Towns: Westonaria Main Economic Sectors: Gold mining, business, agriculture

Composition of Council: ANC 23, DA 4, AZAPO 1, COPE 1, IFP 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Ms N Tundzi Other Members of Council: S Monoane (Speaker), T A Mncube (Chief Whip and Public Safety), N Mkhumbuzi (Portfolio: Corporate Services), S N Khenene (Human Settlement and Rural Development), N A Ntshiba (Finance and LED), I G Khoza (Infrastructure), K A Gela (Health and Social Development)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: T C Ndlovu Chief Financial Officer: Ms N Khumalo (Acting) Communications Officer: Kgabane Madiehe LED Officer: H Tshabangu Other Senior Management: K Njingalo (Senior Manager: Strategic Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

1 294 196

1 277 046

Surplus/Deficit

17 150

28 801

Operating Cash Flow

362 973

384 360

UIFW Expenditure***

2 421

-

Population: 111 767 Households: 40 101

Population Growth: 0.18% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.50%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Key Projects: Cattle farming project; bakery and poultry projects; the Informal Trading Policy. Contact Mr H Tshabangu on 011 278 3265. Key Investment Opportunities: Interested developers can contact: Mr B van Niekerk (Manager: Legal) on 011 278 3070 and Mr C Pelser (Town Planner) on 011 278 3214.

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LED ACTIVITIES DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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COGTA:

Changing the face of municipalities in Gauteng

“I am proud and delighted to acknowledge a committed and hard-working team of staff for our Department which continues to support our municipalities in improved service delivery and in making the lives of our communities better, thus making Gauteng a better place to live,” says the Acting Head of Department. The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) is tasked with the responsibility of supporting all municipalities and traditional councils in Gauteng. The respective Support and Monitoring Programmes of the department are aimed at promoting and supporting effective, accountable and developmental local government as articulated in the Provincial Outcome 7 and the National Outcome 9. Collectively, these programmes seek to ensure that municipalities have the relevant institutional and technical capacity to deliver quality services to communities, as well as the fulfilment of their respective constitutional and policy mandates. The ocal Government s mandate, as enshrined in the Constitution, is to: • Provide democratic and accountable government for local communities • Ensure the provision of services to communities in a sustainable manner • Promote social and economic development • Encourage the involvement of communities and community organisations in the matters of local government The Department has four Strategic Goals which are: To strengthen and align the Department s administrative capability and performance to deliver on its mandate • Promote equitable access to government services and socioeconomic opportunities / promote integrated development and planning for improved access to basic services • Promote and facilitate viable and sustainable traditional affairs • Promote stable, democratic and accountable local government In government inherited a segregated and racially defined model of local government, with stark inequalities in standards

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Ms Itumeleng Mokate Acting Head of Department

of municipal services. It was evident that such remnants of apartheid management and service delivery would not be viable in the New South Africa. The transformation of local government needed to address these discrepancies and inequalities in municipal services in order to build a responsive, accountable and democratic local government. Gauteng municipalities are challenged by the growing demand for basic services created by the complexities of in-migration, such as growing informal settlements and new township establishments as people move into the province for better economic opportunities. Furthermore, the absence of common baseline data on demand and methods to measure new demand means that the goal posts are shifted year upon year for municipalities. This creates a negative perception about the speed of municipal service delivery. In under 20 years, government has created functional and effective metropolitan types of municipalities, that have proven to be the best model of municipal configuration for the province going forward. The Gauteng City Region (GCR) Perspective remains one of the key policy thrusts for the province of Gauteng. For CoGTA, the move towards a single-tier system of local government for the province continues to be at the centre of our policy and advocacy work. We view the realisation of a single-tier system of local government as one of the most critical local governance areas that can help improve the functioning of our municipalities and hence improve the overall delivery of essential municipal services. Gauteng s economy provides multiple interdependencies with other provinces and the need to facilitate vibrant economic corridors with neighbouring provinces puts Gauteng at an advantage to realise the City Region vision. In Gauteng province, three cases for redetermination of municipal boundaries were confirmed. These were • The redetermined municipal boundaries of Randfontein and Westonaria Local Municipalities by amalgamating them into a single category B local municipality. • The redetermination of municipal boundaries of Emfuleni and Midvaal Local Municipalities into Sedibeng District Municipality

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amalgamating them into a single, category A, metropolitan municipality. • Lesedi Local Municipality will be included into Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality.

over the past financial year, the Department worked towards addressing these challenges, which included enhancing skills and the need for the full time appointment of chairpersons of these committees.

The Department has adopted a differentiated approach in terms of dealing with challenges and issues identified in municipalities.

Traditional Affairs

The roll-out of the Municipal Infrastructure Support Agency (MISA) created an opportunity for the Provincial Department to engage in a diagnostic analysis process in five of the local municipalities (Lesedi, Randfontein, Westonaria, Mogale City and Merafong) where a holistic assessment of the municipalities was completed. With the invigoration of the Local Government Turnaround Strategy (LGTAS) the process was enhanced by creating action plans per municipality as well as an Integrated Action Plan for the Province. This has enabled the Department to have a focused approach in dealing with challenges identified in municipalities. One of the key aspects for running efficient and effective municipalities is proper planning and thorough management of performance, and enhancement thereof. The Performance Management System (PMS) forms part of a strategic management approach within a municipality that is aimed at ensuring that the organisation is strategically led, and that key systems such as planning, budgeting and performance management are integrated. This approach enables municipalities to plan and budget better, monitor and measure performance more effectively, and report on achievements in a transparent manner. The PMS is the primary mechanism municipalities utilise to monitor the progress made in achieving the objectives set out in the Integrated Development Programme (IDP). In addition, the PMS must also facilitate increased accountability, learning and improvement, provide early warning signals, and facilitate decision-making. Access to basic services such as water, electricity and sanitation have enormously improved. The demand of addressing decaying infrastructure and the need to provide sustainable infrastructure into the future, puts Gauteng municipalities in a challenging position that needs to integrate their infrastructure plans not only to serve their own constituencies but to be able to accommodate the future needs of the inhabitants of the province as a whole. The department facilitates, in partnership with all stakeholders, the process to ensure that Gauteng municipalities realise intergrated planning in their goal of sustainable infrastructure development that promotes a City Region with capabilities to meet current and future infrastructure needs of its inhabitants.

The Gauteng Traditional Leadership and Governance Act No 4 of 2010: The Act provides for the recognition of traditional communities as well as the establishment and recognition of traditional councils. It provides a statutory framework for leadership positions within the institutions of traditional leadership; functions and roles of traditional leaders; the removal from office of traditional leaders; a house of traditional leaders; and the establishment of the Commission on Traditional Leadership Disputes and Claims. The past year has been a rather eventful one in the institution of traditional leadership in Gauteng. The province welcomed the confirmation of Ikosi MP Mahlangu of the Amandebele Nzunza Sokhulumi and Kgosi KC Kekana of the Amandebele ba Lebelo in the Gauteng Province. Between December 2012 and January 2013 a notice proclaiming the Amakhosi in Gauteng was certified and published. CoGTA will continue to support traditional leadership in implementing the responsibilities entrusted to them. Public Participation and Ward Committee Support Public participation is fundamental to good governance. The role of ward committees is very important as they are the key contact structures between municipalities and the residents. They play a critical role in maintaining an efficient governance system within the ward. Communication, consultation and feedback with all residents stabilises ward governance. In order for ward committees to function optimally, ward committees and community structures require the necessary capacity building and support. The department will continue to explore creative means with municipalities to enhance the quality and forms of public participation to realise a stable local government. Contact Details Directorate: Communications Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Private Bag X86, Marshalltown, 2107 Tel: (011) 355 5270 Fax: 086 503 5422 www.cogta.gpg.gov.za Contact person: Ms Connie Muvunyi, Director: Communications

Municipal Oversight Committees Local communities have more than often expressed their concern about service delivery and the lack of accountability within local government. It is with this in mind that the work towards building a culture of accountability in the local sphere of government is imperative and underpins the drive to enhance municipal service delivery and restoring confidence in our municipalities. In 2009 the Department initiated a study identifying the strengths and challenges of oversight committees across the province and

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CITY OF JOHANNESBURG POSTAL: PO Box 1049, Johannesburg, 2000 PHYSICAL: 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein, Johannesburg TEL: 011 407 6111 | FAX: 011 403 8723 WEB: www.joburg.org.za

JOHANNESBURG, AN AFRICAN POWERHOUSE Johannesburg, also known as Joburg, Jozi or Egoli (“Place of Gold”), is the economic engine of the South African economy. Over 55 international airlines link the City to major centres worldwide, making Johannesburg one of the most accessible centres on the African continent. One of Johannesburg’s major competitive advantages is its international recognition as the business and commercial capital of the continent. Given its accessibility by air, that 75% of corporate headquarters are based in the City, and being the only city in South Africa that boasts four of the venues capable of hosting more than 5 000 delegates, Johannesburg’s success as a tourist destination pivots on business. Joburg is open for business – and it has the capacity to host events across a spectrum of size, scope and price. The conventions bureau team is also primed to assist with supplying all the necessary advice and support services relating to meetings, conventions, exhibitions and incentives. Johannesburg is a versatile business and mega-events destination. Now proudly taking its place as Africa’s second-largest city, Joburg is growing at an unprecedented rate – constantly and continuously transforming itself. It is seen not only Cllr Parks Tau Executive Mayor

as the economic hub of the continent but also as offering a plethora of cultural, leisure, sporting, fashion and lifestyle activities that is fast making it the leading destination for both leisure and business tourists. Joburg’s legendary shopping, dining, entertainment and nightlife is complimented by fabulous weather, as well as an astonishing array of

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facilities like spectacular golf courses, gyms, spas, and wellness centres. With excellent infrastructure, unique transport features (like the high-speed Gautrain and the Rea Vaya Bus Rapid Transit system), increased hotel inventory, spectacular stadiums and magnificent architecture, it is no wonder that Johannesburg was voted the world’s third-best city in Wallpaper magazine’s Wallpaper Design Awards in early 2011. Its popularity among world travellers is in the ascendancy. The City showed a 53.6% growth in the number of international visitors between 2009 and 2013, propelling it to a spot in the MasterCard Index’s top 20 fastest-growing cities in the world. With a projected 2,54 million international travellers expected to visit Johannesburg in 2013, the City is set to become the most popular tourist destination in Africa. Johannesburg also comes out tops in Africa in terms of international visitor spending, with $2,7 billion estimated to be injected into the City in 2013. The City is recognised as the financial capital of South Africa and is home to 74% of corporate headquarters. South Africa’s only stock exchange, the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE) rates as one of the top 20 exchanges in the world in terms of market capitalisation. The City’s profusion of trees, approximately six million, make it the largest man-made forest in the world. Joburg’s climate is temperate (neither humid nor too hot for comfort) and there is yearround sunshine and daily clear, blue skies. Winters are short and mild.

A CITY THAT BOASTS MANY FIRSTS The first African city to host the C40 Climate Summit, a network of cities from around the world committed to sustainable climate-related actions; the first to host the Metropolis, a meeting of the world’s premier mayors dedicated to delivering a high quality of life in their cities; the first to host One Young World Summit 2013, a forum where young people from across the world formulate solutions for pressing issues; and the first to host both the opening and closing matches of the 2010 FIFA™ World Cup.

Left: The Braamfontein skyline seen from across the Johannesburg Station shunting yards.

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SPONSORED PROFILE

Above: The Nelson Mandela bridge has unlocked economic potential in downtown Johannesburg.

THE CORRIDORS OF FREEDOM

Apartheid spatial planning has left the City with sprawling

The “Corridors of Freedom” will transform settlement patterns that have shunted the majority of residents to the outskirts of the City, away from economic opportunities and access to jobs and growth.

low-density areas without viable public transport systems.

For too long, the City of Johannesburg has been shaped by

and greenhouse gas emissions in the City. A 10% shift of private

its apartheid past. It is still divided between rich and poor

car users to public transport for their daily commute will result in

areas, white and black areas, townships and suburbs. Black

an 8% reduction in energy consumption.

GAUTENG

The majority of working class and poor citizens still live on the fringes of the City and have to commute over long distances to access work and economic opportunities. Private car use is a significant driver of energy consumption

people in the main continue to live far from their workplaces and have to travel far distances to reach places of work, school, leisure and so on.

Future planning must address both the issues of sustainability and inequity. The most efficient urban form is compact, mixed land use with an extensive public transport network that includes high-

The City of Johannesburg is re-stitching the City to create a

intensity movement corridors and with attractive environments

different future for its residents where it can link jobs to people

for walking and cycling. Such a compact city is energy efficient,

and people to jobs. It will be embarking on transit-oriented

provides residents with greater access, promotes social cohesion

development. Because the developments are along transport

and creates a vibrant urban environment.

corridors, the provision of transport like Rea Vaya will enable fast, safe and affordable mobility along the corridors. These corridors are dubbed “Corridors of Freedom”, giving residents increased freedom of movement as well as economic freedom – liberating them from apartheid spatial legacy characterised by informal settlements, poor schooling and limited recreational spaces.

THE KEY FEATURES OF CORRIDORS OF FREEDOM • Safe neighbourhoods designed for cycling and walking, with sufficient facilities and attractive street conditions • Safe, complete streets with features to calm traffic, control vehicle traffic speeds and discourage the use of private transport • Mixed-use developments where residential areas, office parks,

TARGETED AREAS

shops, schools and other public services are close together,

The City of Johannesburg will be consulting its residents and

stimulating economic activity and creating opportunities for

stakeholders to finalise the routes and nodes of the corridors of freedom. They will, however, focus on the following routes:

In the medium term - 2016 • Soweto to CBD along Perth Empire • CBD to Alex • Alex to Sandton • Turfontein node • Mining Belt In the long term - 2040 • Sandton/Randburg to Diepsloot • Alex to Ivory Park

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emerging entrepreneurs • Rich and poor, black and white living side by side – housing options provided cover a range of types and prices, including rental accommodation • Limited managed parking to reduce the amount of land devoted to parking and further discourage the use of private transport • Convenient transit stops and stations. There will be a clean break with apartheid spatial distribution and people living on the periphery will be able to move closer to economic opportunities.

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Above: The plan envisages efficient use of several modes of transport. Baragwanath minibus taxi rank, Old Potchefstroom Road, Soweto.

THE LONG-TERM IMPACT The development of dedicated transport corridors holds a number of advantages for Joburg: • The City will focus productive land use and economic activities in areas where transport infrastructure – both rail and road – are already present or being planned • The demand for private motorised transport will be reduced and the average trip length will be shortened • Public transport will become a viable alternative because residents will live in closer proximity to work, shopping and leisure opportunities • High-density housing will stimulate opportunities for the SMME sector and smallscale operators in the informal economy • The environmental impact of public transport in high-density areas will be significantly smaller than in the case of low-density urban sprawl reliant on private cars • Residents will benefit because they will not have to spend so much time and money

GAUTENG

on transport • Learners will benefit because they will be closer to their schools • Unemployed people will benefit because it will be easier to get to places to look for work • Factories will benefit because workers will be able to get to work on time • Shopping centres and hawkers along the corridors and nodes will benefit due to an increased number of people passing their shops • The environment (and our lungs) will benefit from less individual private car use and the dangerous carbon emissions that they emit • Construction and other related industries will benefit because of the job opportunities throughout the lifetime of the project.

HEARING THE VOICES OF PEOPLE For the average Joburger, the option to live in close proximity to public transport facilities with easy access to the City and to make use of an improved transport system will be a life-changing experience. Gone will be the days of being forced to rise at dawn to catch a train, bus or taxi to a place of work. Gone will be the days of returning to your home late in the evening, unable to share a family meal or spend quality time together with your spouse and children. The Corridors of Freedom will usher in a new era of access to opportunity and a choice for residents to work, stay and play within the same space without the inconvenience and high costs of travelling over long distances every day. The majority of South Africans have been forced by apartheid social engineering to live on the outskirts of cities and towns. In terms of these policies, they were temporary sojourners, fit only to provide cheap labour to industry and commerce, unable to share in the fruit of their production.

From top: Construction of the new Natalspruit Hospital in Vosloorus; The Maponya Mall in Soweto illustrates the spending power of the rising middle class; A public garden at the entrance to Soweto on Old Potchefstroom Road; Soccer City.

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Picture credits: Images thanks to www.Mediaclubsouthafrica.com: Chris Kirchhoff

Above: The Hector Pieterson Memorial in Soweto is named after the 14-year-old boy who was the first person killed by police in the students’ uprising on 16 June 1976. The inscription reads: “To honour the youth who gave their lives in the struggle for freedom and democracy”.

share a family meal, supervise homework or spend quality time with their spouse and children. The “Corridors of

of South Africans, many of the racially-based settlement

Freedom” are designed to reverse these trends.

patterns remained in place. All this will change through

Medium- and high-density housing will spring up next to the

the development of the Corridors of Freedom based on

transport arteries and around the transport hub – linking home

an effective public transport system and high-density

to work. Travel time will be significantly reduced because of

neighbourhoods closer to the places of economic opportunity

shorter distances and more effective public transport. The cost

giving rise to sustainable human settlements.

of transport will be lowered, leaving households with more

The National Household Travel Survey (2003), conducted by Stats SA, found that the average travel time between

money to spend on food, education, shelter and other basic necessities of life. The quality of life enjoyed by families will

home and work for commuters making use of public transport

be improved because parents will be able to spend more time

is 59 minutes.

with their children, sharing experiences and supporting their

More than 1.3 million South Africans spend more than two hours a day travelling to and from their places of residence.

educational and leisure activities. The average Joburger of the future will be able to work,

To this, at least an extra 30 minutes per trip is spent on

live, stay and play within the same geographical space.

walking towards a station and stopping to wait for the bus

Neighbourhoods will be supported by social infrastructure –

or train to arrive.

local shops, local parks, local schools, local clinics and local

For the Joburger living in areas such as Diepsloot, Orange Farm or Ivory Park, this means waking up before dawn

police stations. Residents will be given a wider range of choices of housing,

every working day to access transport that will take them

with a strong emphasis on rental accommodation in well-located

to working places in the city or the northern suburbs. In the

and managed developments.

evening the process is repeated. The survey also showed that 16.4% of Gauteng residents spend more than 20% of their monthly income on transport. The social fabric of families suffers because of absent parents

Cutting down on carbon emissions and exhaust fumes will lead to a cleaner environment and improvements in the health of the population and the quality of life they enjoy. Johannesburg will continue to lead South Africa towards

who are already on their way to work when their children

a low-carbon economy – ensuring a sustainable future for all

prepare for school and arrive back at home late, unable to

its citizens.

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GAUTENG

Although the transition to democracy in 1994 brought fundamental changes in political freedom to the majority

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INTERVIEW: CONDUCIVE CONDITIONS FOR INVESTMENT Johannesburg is a financial hub with enormous investment potential. The Mayor, Parks Tau, expands on the City’s unique selling points. BIOGRAPHY Mpho Franklyn (Parks) Tau played a leadership role in student politics from a young age. At 25, he was a driving force in the processes that eventually led to a united Johannesburg. As a member of the mayoral committee, Parks helped develop the City’s plans for Spatial Development, Environmental Management and Integrated Transport. In 2004, he was given the responsibility for finance and economic development and in 2011 became the Mayor of Johannesburg.

GAUTENG

Please give an overview of the Corridors of Freedom. It is the creation of well-planned socio-economic arteries or “Corridors of Freedom” linked to interchanges where the focus would be on mixed-use development: high-density accommodation supported by office buildings, industrial and retail development, and opportunities for leisure and recreation. The aim is to re-stitch the City and create a different future for Joburg’s residents, where jobs can be linked to people and people to jobs. Because the developments are along transport corridors, the provision of transport like Rea Vaya will enable fast, safe and affordable mobility along the corridors. The “Corridors of Freedom” will give the City’s residents increased freedom of movement as well as economic freedom; this will liberate them from apartheid’s spatial legacy of informal settlements, poor schooling and limited recreational spaces. It will give rise to a people-centred city where the needs of communities and their safety, comfort and economic well-being are placed at the core of planning and delivery processes. It will result in reduced poverty for the majority of residents, who are currently spending a large percentage of their income on transport. How will the corridors be beneficial for investors? Corridors are economic nodes well serviced with infrastructure to make conditions conducive for investment. These will have sector-specific clusters for sideways, backwards and forward linkages in the economic value chain. What draws investment to this city? Investment is drawn to the City because of the City’s strategic location quotient relative to its markets. Joburg is the secondlargest city on the continent, with 30% of the world’s mineral reserves. It has access to one billion people and it is an ideal base for SADC. SA’s free trade agreement with SADC, EU, AGOA, Mercosur, etc positions the City as a strategic location for investment. OR Tambo International in Johannesburg is the continent’s biggest and busiest airport. Joburg has sophisticated financial markets with regulation supervision. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange is the 15th-largest in the world. The City has approximately 70 foreign banks and is the country’s largest metropolitan economy, generating 17% of SA’s wealth and 48% of Gauteng’s economic output. Joburg possesses the highest number of economically active people and has the highest proportion of formal sector employment. What infrastructure does the City have? There is an advanced road, rail and air network around Joburg. The City Deep Transport Logistics Hub is Africa’s largest inland port and the Joburg market is the largest container depot in South Africa and the largest fresh produce market in Africa. The City has world-class ICT companies investing in it, e.g. Google, SAP, HP, IBM, and Nokia.

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85% of the telecommunication sector’s activities are in Joburg. We are the country’s fourth fastest-growing GSM cellphone market globally (50% per annum), with 34 million active mobile handsets, 70% data capability and two-thirds of the country’s top ISPs based in Joburg.

What other sectors are prominent? Joburg has the richest and biggest agricultural market in the continent and is the major exporter of fruit and vegetables. Joburg is the gold and diamond beneficiation centre of Africa. Our benefaction focus area is jewellery, with Jewel City located in the CBD. Comment on Joburg’s quality of life. Joburg has excellent living standards and medical services, and has world-class living conditions with superb recreational and cultural assets. It is also a beautiful international tourist destination. How do you promote investment opportunities? The City has highly educated and experienced personnel with international backgrounds and experience with strategic international networks. The City promotes its investment opportunities through 138 embassies and commercial attachés as well as targeted strategic local and international media, including World Economic and Commonwealth Business Forums. Please give an overview of some of the key investment projects happening now. • Waterfall: R25 billion • Century: R30 billion. This project will create about 20 000 jobs • Newtown: R1.5 billion • Linbro Precinct - Triton Express: R190 million. This project will create about 500 jobs - Gold Leaf: R588 million. This project will create about 700 jobs - Cold Chain: R225 million - Escow: R75 million. This project will create about 120 jobs - Premier Foods: R75 million. This project will create about 700 jobs - Midas: R250 million. This project will create about 700 jobs • Baragwanath: R150 million. This project will create about 300 jobs • Red Carpet: R150 million. This project will create about 300 jobs. How will these projects help to achieve the end results or goals set out in the GDS 2040 Strategy? They will assist in job creation and skills development and skills transfer.

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KWAZULU-NATAL KEY STATISTICS UMKHANYAKUDE DC27

AMAJUBA DC25

ZULULAND DC26

GEOGRAPHIC LAND AREA

94 361km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

7.7%

PEOPLE UMZINYATHI DC24 UTHUKELA DC23

UTHUNGULU DC28

UMGUNGUNDLOVU DC22

POPULATION

10 267 300

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

19.8%

POPULATION GROUPS

ILEMBE DC29

ETHEKWINI ETH

HARRY GWALA DC43

BLACK AFRICAN

86.8%

COLOURED

1.4%

INDIAN/ASIAN

7.4%

WHITE

4.2%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

UGU DC21

NO SCHOOLING

10.8%

GRADE 12

31.2%

HIGHER EDUCATION

9.1%

LABOUR FORCE KwaZulu-Natal is located in the south-east of South Africa bordering the Indian Ocean. It also borders on the Eastern Cape, Free State and Mpumalanga provinces, as well as Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique. The “Garden Province” of South Africa stretches from the lush subtropical east coast washed by the warm Indian Ocean, to the sweeping savanna in the east and the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range in the west. It covers an area of 94 361km2, the third-smallest in the country, and has a population of 10 267 300, making it the second most populous province in South Africa. The capital is Pietermaritzburg. The largest city is Durban. Other major cities and towns include Richards Bay, Port Shepstone, Newcastle, Estcourt, Ladysmith and Richmond. The province’s manufacturing sector is the largest in terms of contribution to GDP. Richards Bay is the centre of operations for South Africa’s aluminium industry. The Richards Bay Coal Terminal is instrumental in securing the country’s position as the second-largest exporter of steam coal in the world. The province has undergone rapid industrialisation owing to its abundant water supply and labour resources. Agriculture is also central to the economy. The sugar cane plantations along the coastal belt are the mainstay of KwaZulu-Natal’s agriculture. The coastal belt is also a large producer of subtropical fruit, while the farmers inland concentrate on vegetable, dairy and stock farming. Another source of income is forestry in the areas around Vryheid, Eshowe, Richmond, Harding and Ngome. KwaZulu-Natal is divided into one metropolitan municipality (eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality) and 10 district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 50 local municipalities.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

33.0%

HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS

2 539 429

FORMAL DWELLINGS

71.6%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

77.9%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

63.6%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

53.2%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

53.1%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.southafrica.info www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN KWAZULU-NATAL eThekwini

Ugu

Hlabisa

uThungulu

Amajuba

Ezinqoleni

Jozini

City Of uMhlathuze

Dannhauser

Hibiscus Coast

Mtubatuba

Mfolozi

eMadlangeni

Umdoni

The Big 5 False Bay

Mthonjaneni

Newcastle

Umuziwabantu

uMhlabuyalingana

Nkandla

Harry Gwala

uMzumbe

uMzinyathi

Ntambanana

Greater Kokstad

Vulamehlo

Endumeni

uMlalazi

Ingwe

uMgungundlovu

Msinga

Zululand

Kwa Sani

Impendle

Nquthu

AbaQulusi

Ubuhlebezwe

Mkhambathini

Umvoti

eDumbe

uMzimkhulu

Mpofana

uThukela

Nongoma

Ilembe

Msunduzi

Emnambithi/Ladysmith

Ulundi

KwaDukuza

Richmond

Imbabazane

uPhongolo

Mandeni

uMngeni

Indaka

Maphumulo

uMshwathi

Okhahlamba

Ndwedwe

uMkhanyakude

uMtshezi

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ETHEKWINI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY (ETH) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1014, Durban, 4000 PHYSICAL: City Hall, 263 Dr Pixley Ka Seme (West) Street, Durban TEL: 031 311 1111 FAX: 031 311 2170 EMAIL: metroceo@durban.gov.za WEB: www.durban.gov.za

TONGAAT VERULAM

ETHEKWINI

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

INCHANGA

Area: 2 291km2 Description: eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality is a Category A municipality found in the South African province of KwaZuluNatal. The area is topographically hilly, with many gorges and ravines and almost no true coastal plain. Durban has a turbulent history dating from ivory hunters in the 1820s and their conflict with the local Zulu monarchs. The province has the largest number of battlefields. The world-class International Convention Centre in Durban has hosted a historic line-up of events, including conferences on a global scale. eThekwini is the largest city in this province and the third-largest city in the country. It is a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city and is known as the home of Africa’s best-managed, busiest port. It is also a major centre of tourism because of the City’s warm, subtropical climate and extensive beaches. Its land area is comparatively larger than that of other South African cities. Durban Tourism is the leading domestic destination in South Africa. The estimated visitor number for the financial year 2010/11 is 9,95 million. The value of the domestic tourism economic impact on the region’s GDP is estimated to be 8% per annum. The hospitality industry consists of many fine hotels, nightspots, shopping malls, ethnic attractions, traditional villages, craft markets, sparkling dams, and big-game parks. Cities/Towns: Amalanga, Amanzimtoti, Amaotana, Berea, Blackburn, Bluff, Cato Ridge, Cele/Vumengazi, Chatsworth, Cibane, Clermont, Clifton Canyon, Craigieburn, Dassenhoek, Desainager, Durban, Durban International Airport, Durban North, Durban South, Emalangeni, Embo/Nksa Isimahla, Emona, Ethekwini, Everton, Ezembeni, Folweni, Gcumisa, Genazzano, Gillitts, Golokodo-Ensimbini, Hambanathi, Hillcrest, Ilanga, Ilfracombe, Illovo North, Illovo South, Inanda, Inchanga, Iqadi, Isipingo, Isipingo Beach, Kingsburgh, Klaarwater, Kloof, KwaDabeka, KwaMashu, KwaNdengezi, La Mercy, Lotus Park, Luganda, Luthuli/Umnini Trust, Magabeni, Malagazi, Mangangeni/ Vumazonke, Maphephetha, Mawotana, Mawothi, Molweni, Mount Edgecombe, Mount Moreland, Mpolo, Mpumalanga, New Germany, Newlands East, Newlands West, Ngcolosi, Ngqungqulu, Ntuzuma, Oceans, Outer West Durban, Phoenix, Pinetown, Prospecton, Qadi, Qiniselani Manyuswa, Queensburgh, Redcliffe, Roseneath, Sapref, Shallcross, Sobonakhona, Thoyana, Tongaat, Tongaat Beach, Tshelimnyama, Umbumbulu, Umdloti, Umgababa, Umhlanga, Umkomaas, Umlazi, Verulam, Waterfall, Westbrook, Westville, Ximba Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing (30%), tourism (24%), finance, transport and communication (14%), business services, community services, wholesale and retail

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 3 442 361 Households: 956 713

Population Growth: 1.08% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.20%

Composition of Council: ANC 126, DA 43, MF 11, NFP 10, IFP 9, ACDP 2, APC 1, COPE 1, INDEPENDENT 1, TA 1 Mayor: Mr James Nxumalo Other Members of Council: Nomvuzo Shabalala (Deputy Mayor and Chairperson: Economic Development and Planning Committee), Loganathan Naidoo (Speaker), Stanley Xulu (Chief

UMDLOTI INANDA

WATERFALL

PHOENIX

UMHLANGA

KWAMASHU

HILLCREST KLOOF

MPUMALANGA PINETOWN

CLERMONT NEW GERMANY WESTVILLE DURBAN

QUEENSBURGH SHALLCROSS

CHATSWORTH UMBUMBULU

ISIPINGO BEACH AMANZIMTOTI ILLOVO KINGSBURGH UMKOMAAS

MAGABENI

Whip), Nondumiso Cele (Chairperson: Governance and International Relations and Corporate Human Resources Committee), Nigel Gumede (Chairperson: Human Settlements and Infrastructure Committee), Fawzia Peer (Chairperson: Finance and Procurement Committee), Zandile Gumede (Chairperson: Community and Emergency Services Committee)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sibusiso Sithole Chief Financial Officer: Mr Krish Kumar Communications Officer: Ntsiki Magwaza LED Officer: Mr Philip Sithole Other Senior Management: Krish Kumar (Deputy City Manager: Finance), Musa Gumede (Deputy City Manager: Community and Emergency Services), Sipho Cele (Deputy City Manager: Governance and International Relations), Dumisle Nene (Corporate Human Resources), Dr Naledi Moyo (Deputy City Manager: Economic Development and Planning)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Audit Outcome**

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

25 523 738

35 107 908

Surplus/Deficit

1 786 090

1 963 202

Operating Cash Flow

4 628 316

3 618 727

UIFW Expenditure***

785 002

1 328 799

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 98.77 Green Drop Score 2011: 90.6

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

METRO MUNICIPALITY

CATO RIDGE

WESTBROOK

Blue Drop Score 2011: 95.71

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Mpumalanga New Town Development. Key Investment Opportunities: Durban dug-out port; Cornubia Development; Mpumalanga New Town Centre.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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AMAJUBA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC25) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X6615, Newcastle, 2940 PHYSICAL: B9356 Amajuba Building, Madadeni TEL: 034 329 7200 FAX: 034 314 3785 EMAIL: info@amajuba.gov.za WEB: www.amajuba.gov.za

CHARLESTOWN

EMADLANGENI

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

UTRECHT

Area: 6 911km2 Description: Amajuba District Municipality is located in the north-western corner of KwaZulu-Natal and comprises three local municipalities: Newcastle, eMadlangeni and Dannhauser. The main transportation routes linking the district to its surrounds are the N11, which is the alternative route to Johannesburg from Durban, and the rail line, which is the main line from the Durban harbour to Gauteng. The R34 also bisects the district in an east-west direction and provides a linkage from the port city of Richards Bay to the interior. Cities/Towns: Charlestown, Dannhauser, Hattingspruit, Newcastle, Utrecht Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, mining, textile, agriculture, business services

NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE

DANNHAUSER

HATTINGSPRUIT

Population: 499 839 Households: 110 963

Population Growth: 0.66% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.10%

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Net Assets

734 182

771 105

Composition of Council: ANC 14, IFP 5, NFP 2, DA 2, AZAPO 1, RLP 1 Mayor: Mrs J C N Khumalo Other Members of Council: M N Majola (Deputy Mayor), E M Sigasa (Speaker), A N Zwane (Executive Council Member), E M Zungu (Executive Council Member), S B Hlatshwayo (Executive Council Member)

Surplus/Deficit

(11 961)

(10 336)

Operating Cash Flow

17 854

66 831

UIFW Expenditure***

50 094

91 791

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Linda Africa Chief Financial Officer: Mr Themba Maseko Communications Officer: Mr Sbonelo Cebekhulu LED Officer: Mr Sihlangu Ngobese Other Senior Management: C Myeza (Director: Planning and Development Services), S C Mdakane (Director: Community Services), E M Mkhwanazi (Director: Corporate Services), T W Zulu (Director: Engineering Services)

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 83.31 Blue Drop Score 2011: 84.43 Green Drop Score 2011: 58.1

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Strategic irrigation for crop and vegetable production; hydroponic production; mining; zero tillage crop planting; export of arts and crafts. Key Investment Opportunities: Tannery; mining; hydroponic techno park; textiles; agriculture production.

KWAZULU-NATAL

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

DANNHAUSER LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN254) CONTACT DETAILS

portion of the municipality. Dannhauser functions as a small rural service centre (providing commercial and service facilities and agricultural industries and services). It is therefore not a large employment generator. Residents of the municipal area rely on the larger urban centres of Dundee and Newcastle for employment opportunities and higher order goods and services. Investment in commerce has growth prospects. Cities/Towns: Dannhauser, Hattingspruit Main Economic Sectors: Business services, mining, agriculture

POSTAL: Private Bag X1011, Dannhauser, 3080 PHYSICAL: 8 Church Street, Dannhauser TEL: 034 621 2666 FAX: 034 621 3114 EMAIL: info@dannhauser.gov.za WEB: www.dannhauser.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 516km2 Description: Dannhauser Local Municipality is named after an old farming family that lived in the area. Dannhauser is one of three local municipalities within the Amajuba District Municipality. It is the smallest municipality within the district. The town of Dannhauser is located midway between Durban and Johannesburg on the main railway line, about 8km off the national road between the two cities. It is surrounded by some of the largest coalproducing mines in KwaZulu-Natal. Numerous rivers flow through the municipal area, the most important being the Ngagane and uMzinyathi Rivers, and there are scenic landscapes in the western

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 102 161 Households: 20 439

Population Growth: -0.06% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 47.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 11, IFP 6, NFP 3, AZAPO 1, DA 1 Mayor: Ms Jabu Phakathi Other Members of Council: V M Ndaba (Deputy Mayor), Z S Ngubeni (Speaker), M A Sibeko (Member: Executive Committee), T V Mabanga (Member: Executive Committee)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Bonginkosi Nkosi Chief Financial Officer: Mr D M Mohapi Communications Officer: Sharda Narotum LED Officer: Mr P J Ndlovu Other Senior Management: S Narothum (Manager: Corporate Services), J H Roeloffse (Manager: Community Services), M Nene (Manager: Technical Services), P J Ndlovu (IDP Manager)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

226 879

243 143

Surplus/Deficit

(17 765)

(17 148)

Operating Cash Flow

106 814

62 204

UIFW Expenditure***

20

-

Audit Outcome**

EMADLANGENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN253) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 11, Utrecht, 2980 PHYSICAL: 34 Voor Street, Utrecht TEL: 034 331 3041 FAX: 034 331 4312 EMAIL: stephaniej@emadlangeni.gov.za WEB: www.emadlangeni.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 4 , IFP 1, DA 1 , NFP 1 Mayor: Mrs G P Ntshangase Other Members of Council: A M Gama, V C Ndlovu, B M Phenyane, T V Ndlovu, S O Nkomonde, P Collins

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 539km2 Description: eMadlangeni Local Municipality, previously known as Utrecht Local Municipality, is an administrative area in the Amajuba District of KwaZulu-Natal. It is located 52km east of Newcastle and 68km west of Vryheid on the R34. Established in 1854, Utrecht is one of the oldest towns in KwaZulu-Natal. The land was bought from the Zulu King, Mpande. At the foot of the northern end of the Drakensberg, known as the Balele Mountains, this small valley, with the Inchuba River (Schoonstroom) running through it, was chosen by the then settlers for its beauty, peace and tranquillity. Cities/Towns: Utrecht Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, trade, finance, government services

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 34 442 Households: 6 252

Population Growth: 0.65% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.60%

Municipal Manager: Mrs G N Ntshangase Chief Financial Officer: Mr W Mtusva (Acting) LED Officer: Mr T O Mthetwa Other Senior Management: W Mtusva (Senior Manager: Budget and Treasury), T O Mthetwa (Director: Community Services), M B Mavimbela (IDP Manager), K E Gwala (Senior Project Engineer), A R Reynard (Chief Protection Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Clean audit

Net Assets

88 825

97 498

Surplus/Deficit

(9 318)

2 537

Operating Cash Flow

14 087

7 817

UIFW Expenditure***

171

-

Audit Outcome**

NEWCASTLE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN252) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X6621, Newcastle, 2940 PHYSICAL: 37 Murchison Street, Newcastle TEL: 034 328 7600 FAX: 034 312 1570 EMAIL: mm@newcastle.gov.za WEB: www.newcastle.gov.za

functioned as a major transport junction and popular stopover for wagons and post-chaises during the late 1800s. In 1890, the first train arrived in Newcastle. In 1891, Newcastle was declared a borough. The discovery of coal brought a new era of prosperity to the town and several ambitious building projects were planned for Newcastle in the late 1900s. Cities/Towns: Charlestown, Newcastle

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Area: 1 855km2 Description: Newcastle Local Municipality falls within the Amajuba District Municipality. It is located in the inland region on the north-west corner of KwaZulu-Natal, a few kilometres south of the Free State, Mpumalanga and Gauteng provincial borders, in the foothills of the Drakensberg. Newcastle is the third-largest urban centre in KwaZulu-Natal, is categorised as a secondary city and is the biggest municipality within the Amajuba District. The town was strategically placed, in 1854, by the Surveyor General of the Natal Colony, Dr PC Sutherland. The town was later known as the Waterfall River Township because of the Ncandu River. In 1864, the town of Newcastle was founded on the site, becoming the fourth town to be established in Natal. The town was named after the British Colonial Secretary, the Duke of Newcastle. Newcastle

Population: 363 236 Households: 84 272

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.87% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 33, IFP 12, DA 5, NFP 5, AZAPO 3, RLP 2, FC 1 Mayor: Mr Afzul Rehman Other Members of Council: A F Rehman (Finance), N P Kunene (Community Services), T Z Hadebe (Community Services), B S Ntombela (Corporate Services), R B Ndima (Corporate Services), M Shunmugam (Development Planning and Human Settlements), S M Lukhele (Development Planning and Human Settlements), R N Mdluli (Technical Services), J A Voster (Technical Services)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Municipal Manager: Mr Kebone Masange Chief Financial Officer: Mr M J Mayisela Communications Officer: Mr B E Mswane LED Officer: Mr Ferdie Alberts Other Senior Management: E Hauptfleisch (Strategic Executive Director: Corporate Services), M J Mayisela (Strategic Executive Director: Budget and Treasury Office), N Thusi (Strategic Executive Director: Development Planning and Human Settlements), S B Dube (Strategic Executive Director: Technical Services), B E Mswane (Chief: Operations), M Sithole (Strategic Executive Director: Community Services)

Key Projects: Newcastle Small Business Week; quarterly SMME development workshops; ICT incubator development; manufacturing incubator development; Madadeni CBD Development Programme; Osizweni CBD Development Programme; revitalisation of the rail network; revitalisation of the Newcastle Airport; establishment of the hydroponic project.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

2 936 401

2 751 984

Surplus/Deficit

189 615

(112 937)

Operating Cash Flow

190 185

255 162

UIFW Expenditure***

15 825

15 437

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 96.50 Blue Drop Score 2011: 75.61 Green Drop Score 2011: 71.5

HARRY GWALA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC43) HARRY GWALA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY WAS PREVIOUSLY NAMED SISONKE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY.

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X501, Ixopo, 3276 PHYSICAL: 40 Main Street, Ixopo TEL: 039 834 8700 FAX: 039 834 1701/1750 EMAIL: dweban@sisonkedm.gov.za WEB: www.sisonke.gov.za

KWA SANI

DONNYBROOK

GREATER KOKSTAD UMZIMKHULU

Area: 10 547km2 Description: Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District Municipality is situated south of KwaZulu-Natal. It is comprised of five local municipalities: Ingwe, Kwa Sani, uMzimkhulu, Greater Kokstad and Ubuhlebezwe, and the District Management Area. The seat of Harry Gwala is Ixopo. The municipality is surrounded by uMgungundlovu to the north-east, Ugu to the south-east, OR Tambo to the south, Alfred Nzo to the southwest, the Kingdom of Lesotho to the north-west and uThukela to the north. It is also bordered by the Drakensberg Mountains, which form a 200km-long World Heritage Site. Economically, the most prominent employment sectors are agriculture, construction and small-scale manufacturing. The district is known for its progressive farming methods. The unspoilt natural environment has high ecotourism and adventure-tourism potential. Harry Gwala has an abundance of high quality soils, high altitude, abundant water, and climatic extremes, which makes the area suitable for dairy farming. A significant portion of dairy consumed in KZN is produced within the district. Cities/Towns: Creighton, Donnybrook, Franklin, Himeville, Ixopo, Kokstad, Underberg, uMzimkhulu Main Economic Sectors: Community services, agriculture (together total 60%)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: 0.20% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.00%

FRANKLIN

KOKSTAD

LED Officer: Ms Nompumelelo Molefe Other Senior Management: A N Dlamini (Executive Director: Economic and Community Services), N Lungwengwe (Executive Director: Corporate Services), N Biyase (Executive Director: Water Services), B Makwakwa (Executive Director: Infrastruture Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

866 401

761 138

Surplus/Deficit

105 263

33 463

Operating Cash Flow

119 672

98 602

UIFW Expenditure***

235 459

418 317

Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 21, DA 2, NFP 2, IFP 1 Mayor: M E Ndobe Other Members of Council: N H Duma (Deputy Mayor), C M Ngcobo (Speaker), S Mavuma (Chief Whip), A M Zondi (EXCO Member), S B Bhengu (EXCO Member), K S Madlala (EXCO Member)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 69.35 Green Drop Score 2011: 55.3

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mrs A N Dlamini Chief Financial Officer: Mr M Mkatu Communications Officer: Ms Nomasomi Msomi

METRO MUNICIPALITY

IXOPO

UBUHLEBEZWE

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Population: 461 419 Households: 112 282

INGWE

Blue Drop Score 2011: 40.09

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: SMME Support Programme: training on technical and soft skills, seminars and workshops, support to emerging farmers, and support to crafters; tourism development: tourism awareness campaigns to communities and schools. Key Investment Opportunities: Agribusiness zone; arts and crafts hub; farmers market.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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GREATER KOKSTAD LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN433) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: B M Mtolo (Deputy Mayor), Z A Mhlongo (Speaker), J L Kotting (EXCO)

POSTAL: PO Box 8, Kokstad, 4700 PHYSICAL: 75 Hope Street, Kokstad TEL: 039 797 6600 FAX: 0397975501/08673270161 EMAIL: sabelo.ncwane@kokstad.org.za WEB: www.kokstad.org.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 680km2 Description: Greater Kokstad Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District of KwaZulu-Natal. Kokstad is derived from Dutch, and it means “town of Kok”. It was named after Adam Kok III. Kokstad serves as the service centre and commercial hub for most of East Griqualand and nearby parts of the Eastern Cape, with which it shares borders. The municipality is bordered by Matatiele Local Municipality and Lesotho to the west, Kwa Sani Local Municipality to the north, Umuziwabantu Local Municipality to the south-east and Eastern Cape to the east. Cities/Towns: Kokstad Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, industrial, manufacturing

Municipal Manager: Mr Felix Nxumalo Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Nolubabalo Gqola Communications Officer: Mr Sabelo Ncwane LED Officer: Mr Gregory Ogle Other Senior Management: Andile Velem (Executive Manager: Infrastructure Planning and Development), Thandazani Makhoba (Executive Manager: Corporate Services), Nyaniso Msiya (Executive Manager: Community Development Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

360 957

384 859

Surplus/Deficit

(22 503)

14 965

Operating Cash Flow

222 693

207 825

UIFW Expenditure***

51 096

2 922

Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 65 981 Households: 19 140

Population Growth: 1.55% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 3, AIC 1 Mayor: T N Jojozi

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: One Home One Garden Project; bakery project (Shayamoya). Key Investment Opportunities: Development of the mall; municipal market; light industrial park; ecopark; tourist strategy (not adopted by Council).

INGWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN431) CONTACT DETAILS

Mayor: N P Luzulane Other Members of Council: S V Zulu (Deputy Mayor), M W Mtolo (Speaker), P S Msomi (Exco Member), H A Ngcobo (Exco Member)

POSTAL: PO Box 62, Creighton, 3263 PHYSICAL: Main Road, Creighton TEL: 039 833 1038 FAX: 039 833 1179 EMAIL: mailbox@ingwe.gov.za WEB: www.ingwe.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 976km2 Description: Ingwe Local Municipality is situated in the southern part of KwaZulu-Natal and falls under the Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District Municipality, which borders on the Eastern Cape and Lesotho. It is the second-largest municipality within the district. The municipal head office is located in Creighton 112km south-west of Howick and 176km north-east of Kokstad. The town of Creighton fulfils the role of being the administrative centre for Ingwe and acts as the commercial centre for its surroundings within the municipal area. The rest of the municipal area consists of tribal lands that dominate the area. Cities/Towns: Creighton Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr N Vezi Communications Officer: Mrs N N Khathi-Vakalisa LED Officer: Mr Dudley Smith (Manager) Other Senior Management: J M Nyide (Manager: Infrastructure Planning and Development), S J Sondezi (Manager: Corporate Services), N Ndlaku (Manager: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

123 090

98 414

Surplus/Deficit

26 565

19 511

Operating Cash Flow

49 355

27 792

UIFW Expenditure***

3 309

37

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 100 548 Households: 23 073

Population Growth: -0.67% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.30%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 16, IFP 3, NFP 2, DA 1

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Farmgate Dairies; Ingwe Biofuel Project; Gerard Bhengu Gallery and Museum. Key Investment Opportunities: Dairy livestock industry (stock feed mill); timber sector; tourism sector.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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KWA SANI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN432) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 43, Himeville, 3256 PHYSICAL: 32 Arbuckle Street, Himeville TEL: 033 702 1060 FAX: 033 702 1148 EMAIL: mm@kwasani.co.za WEB: www.kwasani.co.za

Composition of Council: ANC 5, DA 2 Mayor: Mr Mduduzi Banda Other Members of Council: Sihle Mqwambi (Chief Whip and Ward Councillor), Ngeneleni Mncwabe (Ward Councillor), Zamaziphi Radebe (Ward Councillor), Phumzile Majozi (Ward Councillor)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 852km2 Description: Kwa Sani Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District of KwaZulu-Natal. Kwa Sani is an isiZulu name. “Kwa” means “at” and “Sani” means “San people”. The name was chosen because it is easy to pronounce for overseas visitors to the World Heritage Site of Ukhahlamba. Cities/Towns: Himeville, Underberg Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 12 898 Households: 3 673

Municipal Manager: Ms N C James Chief Financial Officer: Mr T Mketsu Communications Officer: Makhosi Nyawo LED Officer: Sue McAlistair Other Senior Management: Nonhlanhla Zandi (Corporate Services Manager), Sue McAlistair (Community Services and Planning Manager), Boginkosi Ntshiza (Special Programmes)

Population Growth: 0.85% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 16.00%

Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Richenau Mission; Kuhle Craft Development; cooperatives development. Key Investment Opportunities: Agro-processing, especially dairy products; nature-based tourism incorporating rural areas and adventure activities.

66 564

58 232

Surplus/Deficit

7 431

2 981

Operating Cash Flow

2 932

6 761

UIFW Expenditure***

8 578

12 066

KWAZULU-NATAL

UBUHLEBEZWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN434) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 132, Ixopo, 3276 PHYSICAL: 29 Margaret Street, Ixopo TEL: 039 834 7700 FAX: 039 834 1168 EMAIL: mm@ubuhlebezwe.org WEB: www.ubuhlebezwe.org.za

Population: 101 691 Households: 23 487

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 604km2 Description: Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality is located within the Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District Municipality. The main administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Ixopo, which is located approximately 85km south-east of Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal. It is strategically located at the intersection of four major provincial routes leading to Pietermaritzburg, the Drakensberg, the Eastern Cape and the South Coast. The town of Ixopo forms the primary development node of the municipality and has also been selected as the seat of the Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District Council. The importance of Ixopo cannot be underestimated in the socio-economic development of the area as a whole. Ixopo plays an important role in terms of the possible location for industry, commerce and other economic activity. It is a major education and health centre, and assists in the diffusion of new ideas and technologies to the rural areas. It is also the primary base for the operation of many departments and service providers. In line with the KwaZulu-Natal Integrated Rural Development Policy, a number of secondary development nodes have been identified. The intention of secondary development nodes is to identify well-located settlements where government and municipal services, administrative functions, and commercial and residential development will be encouraged to locate in the future. The secondary and tertiary development nodes identified are: Highflats, Hlutankungu (Stuartsville), Jolivet, KwaBhidla, Emgodi and Hlokozi. Cities/Towns: Ixopo Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, business

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: -0.03% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.00%

Composition of Council: ANC 18, NFP 3, IFP 2, DA 1 Mayor: Mr Zamokwakhe Nxumalo Other Members of Council: Thulani Dlamini (Deputy Mayor), Nouleen Peterson (Speaker), Bathobile Ngubo (Executive Member), Qushu Dlamini (Executive Member)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Gamakulu Sineke Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Unathi Mahlasela Communications Officer: Gamakulu Sineke LED Officer: Ntokozo Mkhize Other Senior Management: Ntombifuthi Buthelezi (Director: Community Services), Mlungisi Mkhize (Director: Corporate Services), Simphiwe Butheleze (Director: Infrastructure, Planning and Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

206 061

185 168

20 893

19 630

Operating Cash Flow

31 983

21 737

UIFW Expenditure***

7 019

10 900

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Beautification of Ixopo Town and resuscitation of tourism, with emphasis on rail tourism and the historical connection surrounding Alan Paton.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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UMZIMKHULU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN435) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 53, uMzimkhulu, 3297 PHYSICAL: 169 Main Street, uMzimkhulu TEL: 039 259 5300/039 259 5000 FAX: 039 259 0223 EMAIL: info@umzimkhululm.gov.za WEB: www.umzimkhululm.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 37, NFP 2, IFP 1 Mayor: Mr Mphuthumi Mpabanga Other Members of Council: Sindisiwe Nkala (Deputy Mayor), Khayalethu Thobela (Speaker), Xolani Tshazi (Chief Whip)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 2 435km2 Description: uMzimkhulu Local Municipality is situated in KwaZulu-Natal. It is one of the five local municipalities that make up Harry Gwala (Sisonke) District Municipality, together with a district management area. It is the most populated of the Harry Gwala municipalities. The municipal area consists of 20 wards and traditional areas comprise 48% of the region. Households headed by women are in the majority of the population. There is a need to implement youth development programmes and, for the most part, to target women in stimulating nodal economic growth. uMzimkhulu Town (and adjoining Clydesdale peri-urban area) is regarded as the primary node, both administrative and economic, in the municipal area. Rietvlei, Riversdale and Ibisi are regarded as secondary nodes, fulfilling the role of rural service centres. Other settlements such as Mountain Home, Glengarry, Ntsikeni and Ncambele (Gowan Lea) can be regarded as minor service centres. The towns of Creighton and Franklin are accessible to the north-western part of the municipal area and Harding is accessible to the southern part, as economic service centres. Cities/Towns: uMzimkhulu

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 180 302 Households: 42 909

Population Growth: 0.34% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 46.60%

Municipal Manager: Zweliphantsi Sikhosana Chief Financial Officer: Zolani Cezu Communications Officer: Willie Mgcina LED Officer: Nwabisa Tyekela Other Senior Management: Kholeka Mbalo (Community and Social Services), Khumbuza Dweba (Infrastructure), Nwabisa Tyekela (Strategic Planning, Housing and LED), Nokuthula Nduku (Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

309 951

282 761

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

29 895

8 854

Operating Cash Flow

64 749

42 840

UIFW Expenditure***

33 982

2 567

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Mgano-Mabandla Integrated Development Project; training of SMMEs and cooperatives; massification project – food security; Ntsikene Ecotourism Project; assistance on small farms; development of nodal areas; uMzimkhulu Mall; development of agricultural strategy; construction of multi-purpose community centre.

ILEMBE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC29) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1788, KwaDukuza, 4450 PHYSICAL: iLembe House, 59/61 Mahatma Ghandi Street, KwaDukuza TEL: 032 437 9300 FAX: 032 437 9588 EMAIL: Muzi.madlala@ilembe.gov.za WEB: www.ilembe.gov.za

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ISITHEBE

MANDENI

MAPHUMULO

MANDENI

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 260km Description: iLembe District Municipality is situated on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal and is the smallest of the province’s district municipalities. The majority of the rural inland areas are tribal authority areas, characterised by subsistence farming. iLembe consists of four local municipalities located between Durban and Richards Bay: Mandeni, KwaDukuza, Maphumulo and Ndwedwe. The town straddles the Tugela River, the traditional border between former Colonial Natal and the Kingdom of Zululand, the site of historical and cultural events. The seat of iLembe is KwaDukuza (Stanger). At the border of the district is the Unicity of Durban in the immediate south, which is linked by the coastal highway to Richards Bay in the north, giving it access to both harbours for trade purposes. It is also a leading place for the tourism industry because of its rich Zulu Kingdom heritage, as it was named in recognition of King Shaka. Cities/Towns: Dolphin Coast/Ballito, Isithebe, KwaDukuza (Stanger), Mandeni, Ndwedwe, Nkwazi/Zinkwazi Beach Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture 2

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 606 809 Households: 157 692

Population Growth: 0.80% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.60%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

NKWAZI KWADUKUZA

KWADUKUZA NDWEDWE

BALLITO

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 21, IFP 6, DA 2, NFP 1 Mayor: Mr Sibusiso Mdabe Other Members of Council: M D Shandu (Deputy Mayor and Chairperson: Local Public Administration and Labour Relations Portfolio Committee), T Msweli (Speaker), V B Chili (Chief Whip), Sibusiso Mdabe (Economic Development and Planning Portfolio Committee), T J Zondo (Chairperson: Infrastructure and Technical Portfolio Committee ), Amita Badul (Chairperson: Finance Portfolio Committee), M T Hlatshwayo (Amenities, Safety and Security)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Muzi Madlala Chief Financial Officer: Ms Nosipho Mba Communications Officer: Zee Nqala LED Officer: Mr Zakhele Gumede Other Senior Management: Yvonne Mathonsi (Director: Corporate Governance), Notha Maphumulo (Acting Director: Technical Services), Geoffrey Khumalo (Director: Corporate Services)

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 88.26 Green Drop Score 2011: 80.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 85.54

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Arts and crafts (Ballito Satellite Hub); vineyard and winery projects; National School Nutrition Programme;

agro-processing facility; abattoir – feasibility survey of chicken broilers; tunnel farming; agri-hubs project. Key Investment Opportunities: Tourism activities: arts and crafts in Ballito and King Shaka Airport in Ballito; manufacturing activities: biodiesel.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

799 511

619 475

Surplus/Deficit

182 746

108 256

Operating Cash Flow

186 698

110 345

UIFW Expenditure***

69 249

66 055

KWADUKUZA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN292) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 72, KwaDukuza, 4450 PHYSICAL: 14 Chief Albert Luthuli Street, KwaDukuza TEL: 032 437 5000 FAX: 032 437 5098 WEB: www.kwadukuza.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 37, DA 8, IFP 4, NFP 2, ACDP 1, MF 1 Mayor: Mr Njabulo Mthembu

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 735km2 Description: KwaDukuza Local Municipality stretches from the Zinkwazi River in the north to the Tongaat River in the south. It is one of the four municipalities that make up iLembe District Municipality. KwaDukuza (Stanger) is the district node and dominant commercial centre in the iLembe District. KwaDukuza Municipality occupies a coastal and inland stretch of approximately 50km in length and 14km in width, with a variety of clustered and ad hoc settlements and small towns. The municipality is linked with a well-developed network of roads and rail infrastructure. The key feature of KwaDukuza is the N2 Development Corridor. Cities/Towns: Dolphin Coast/Ballito, KwaDukuza (Stanger), Nkwazi/Zinkwazi Beach Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

Municipal Manager: Mr Nhlanhla Mdakane Chief Financial Officer: Mr Shamir Rajcoomar Communications Officer: Mr Sifiso Zulu LED Officer: Ms Jabu Gumbi Other Senior Management: Sikhumbuzo Hlongwane (Executive Director: Economic Development, Planning and LED), Sifiso Zulu (Director: Corporate Communications)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

951 199

851 921

Surplus/Deficit

99 278

57 862

Operating Cash Flow

165 856

137 904

UIFW Expenditure***

16 756

8 569

Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 231 187 Households: 70 284

Population Growth: 3.20% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.00%

MANDENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN291) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 144, Mandeni, 4490 PHYSICAL: 2 Kingfisher Road, Mandeni TEL: 032 456 8200 FAX: 032 456 2504 WEB: www.mandeni.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 545km2 Description: Mandeni Local Municipality was previously known as éNdondakusuka Local Municipality. It covers the area from the Amatikulu River to a line just south of Mtunzini in the north, and to a line south of the uThukela River just north of Darnall. The uThukela River is the largest river in KwaZulu-Natal, and was the historical border between Zululand and Natal. Mandeni Local Municipality is strategically located midway between Durban and Richards Bay, and lies on the development corridor on the north coast between these two major port cities in KwaZulu-Natal. It is located on the major railway and road transportation routes that link these two economic hubs. This strategic location is also acknowledged in the Provincial Spatial Framework, which has identified Mandeni as the growth node in the north coast corridor. The construction of the new Dube Trade Port and King Shaka

METRO MUNICIPALITY

International Airport has many economic, social and employment implications for the municipality because of its location. Mandeni is the only urban settlement of substance and functions as the service centre for a substantial hinterland. Mandeni consists of fragmented pockets of intensive urban settlement separated by areas of little or no development. Four rural settlements, Hlomendlini, Macambini, Mathonsi and Ndulinde, are each under an Inkosi. All are underdeveloped and have major backlogs in service provision. The municipality has no capacity to supply the whole area with electricity. Transport infrastructure is well developed, with a high standard of road and rail services into the area. Cities/Towns: Isithebe, Mandeni Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, services

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 138 078 Households: 38 235

Population Growth: 0.81% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 23, NFP 6, IFP 4, DA 1 Mayor: Mr S B Zulu Other Members of Council: Phindile Sishi (Deputy Mayor),

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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Graham Mfekayi (Speaker), Bhekithemba Magwaza (Chairperson: Local Public Administration and Human Relations Portfolio Committee), Siphiwe Ndlovu (Chairperson: Municipal Services Portfolio Committee), M S Mdunge

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Lulamile Mapholoba Chief Financial Officer: Mr Ntokozo Hlongwa Communications Officer: Nhlakanipho Khumalo LED Officer: Mr James Gwamanda Other Senior Management: Robin Sewdlular (Director: Technical Services), Siyabonga Khanyile (Acting Director: Planning and Development), N G Khumalo (Director: Corporate Services), N G Ntshangase (Manager: Community Services)

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Mathonsi Divine: hydroponic tunnels for vegetables; establishment of beach recreational facilities in order to promote tourism; open field farms – five hectare crop plantation; in

partnership with Umfolozi FET College: training to cooperatives and SMMEs on business skills; establishment of Inyoni Craft Centre. Key Investment Opportunities: uThukela North Resort Development situated on the north bank of the uThukela River – incorporating a world-renowned health hydro and medical centre, prestigious residential unit, sports academy, hotel and entertainment facilities; Mandeni Plaza Retail Development in the primary node.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

296 418

246 816

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

47 292

35 051

Operating Cash Flow

68 882

37 786

UIFW Expenditure***

5 533

9 303

MAPHUMULO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN294) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X9205, Maphumulo, 4470 PHYSICAL: MR 711, LOT 152, Maphumulo TEL: 032 481 4500 FAX: 032 481 2053 WEB: www.maphumulo.gov.za

Population: 96 724 Households: 19 973

Population Growth: -2.21% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 49.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Area: 896km2 Description: Maphumulo Local Municipality is an administrative area in the iLembe District of KwaZulu-Natal. Maphumulo is an isiZulu name meaning “place of rest”. The municipality is predominantly rural, mostly comprising tribal land, which is administered by the Ingonyama Trust on behalf of local communities. Sugar cane cultivation is the predominant economic activity and land use in the municipality. Subsistence agricultural activities in the form of small cropping areas attached to traditional family units dominate land usage. The R74 Main Road provides access from KwaDukuza (Stanger) to the hinterland and then leads on to Kranskop and Greytown. The linkage to the N2 is vital as it provides for migrant labour transport, and access to commercial and employment markets in the Durban Metro and to the Tongaat/Maidstone, Dolphin Coast, KwaDukuza, Darnall and Isithebe areas. Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, service

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: G S Majola (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mr B Ngubane Communications Officer: Mr Jabulani Mhlongo Other Senior Management: Vusumuzi Mhlongo (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

104 704

78 901

Surplus/Deficit

25 803

13 802

Operating Cash Flow

98 362

55 067

UIFW Expenditure***

14 949

18 264

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Composition of Council: ANC 12, IFP 8, NFP 2 Mayor: Ms H N Ngcobo Other Members of Council: M P Mbonambi (Deputy Mayor), V E Mbatha (Speaker), N P Nxumalo (Exco Member), M L Ngidi (Exco Member)

NDWEDWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN293) CONTACT DETAILS

However, the key short-term objectives that have been identified for Ndwedwe are strongly focused on the provision of basic infrastructure and services to a population that is at present severely lacking in these facilities. Cities/Towns: Ndwedwe Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, tourism

POSTAL: Private Bag X503, Ndwedwe, 4342 PHYSICAL: P100 Road, Ndwedwe TEL: 032 532 5000 FAX: 032 532 5031/2 EMAIL: mm@ndwedwe.gov.za WEB: www.ndwedwe.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 093km2 Description: Ndwedwe Local Municipality lies parallel to, and approximately 20km inland from, the KwaZulu-Natal coast. The municipality consists mainly of poor black communities whose livelihoods depend on subsistence farming. Located in relatively close proximity to major urban and economic developments, the area has remained substantially underdeveloped, disadvantaged and poor. External access and internal linkage are substantially limited to eastwest roads, while north-south links are few and of poor quality. Much of Ndwedwe Municipality’s detailed planning for the future depends on strategies yet to be developed for the iLembe District Municipality.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population: 140 820 Households: 29 200

Population Growth: -0.27% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 48.70%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

124 327

96 287

Surplus/Deficit

28 040

28 115

Operating Cash Flow

41 397

16 528

UIFW Expenditure***

3 075

7 091

Audit Outcome**

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Composition of Council: ANC 25, IFP 5, NFP 5, APC1, DA 1 Mayor: Mr Maxwell Hadebe Other Members of Council: Ernest Blose (Deputy Mayor), Mbongeni Zondi (Speaker), N P Ngcobo (EXCO), R M Cele (EXCO), B J Shozi (EXCO), K W Madlala (EXCO), M P Busane

Municipal Manager: Ms Thembeka Cibane Chief Financial Officer: Mr Sifiso Khoza Communications Officer: Mabongi Xhakaza Other Senior Management: Nelisiwe Xhakaza (Director: Corporate Services), Zakhele Dlamini (Director: Technical and Infrastructure), Phakama Mhlongo (Director: Economic Development and Planning)

UGU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC21) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 33, Port Shepstone, 4240 PHYSICAL: 28 Connor Street, Port Shepstone TEL: 039 688 5700/2 FAX: 039 682 1720 EMAIL: info@ugu.gov.za WEB: www.ugu.gov.za

VULAMEHLO UMDONI SEZELA

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 047km2 Description: Ugu District Municipality has become a destination of note for tourists through its warm ambiance and the expansion of its economy and infrastructure. Ugu District lies south of Durban, surrounded by a coastline of 112km. The district is made up of six local municipalities: Vulamehlo, Umdoni, uMzumbe, Hibiscus Coast, Ezinqoleni and Umuziwabantu, all of which have played a critical role in the cultivation of the district’s economy. The improvement of its infrastructure, education, health and recreational facilities contributes immensely to its adventurous lifestyle. The nurturing of the local economy highly features tourism and agriculture and includes the district’s very own Ugu Jazz Festival. It also includes other renowned annual activities, such as the Africa Bike Week, which have gained momentum worldwide. Hibiscus Coast Municipality is the ultimate economy booster due to its location. Commercial agriculture in the district produces one-fifth of all bananas consumed in South Africa, with numerous companies successfully exporting these and other products to some of the most exclusive packers in the United Kingdom. Ugu District also prides itself as one of the leading district municipalities in the KwaZulu-Natal province for winning two major technical excellence awards. The municipality won the 2011 South African Institute of Civil Engineers Pietermaritzburg Branch Award for Technical Excellence in the design and construction of the uMzimkhulu Off-Channel Storage Dam, and came third as the Provincial Best Performer in KwaZulu-Natal in terms of Blue Drop municipal scores, thereby earning four Blue Drop Excellence Awards for the municipality’s Water Treatment Works. The district and its communities are the proud owners of Blue Flag status beaches, which have marked tourism as a major economic cultivator. Cities/Towns: Harding, Hibberdene, Kwamshiwa, Margate, Pennington, Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Scottburgh/Umzinto North, Sea Park, Sezela, Southbroom, Thistles, Uvongo Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, sport, manufacturing

UMZUMBE HARDING

HIBBERDENE

THISTLES

UMUZIWABANTU

KWAMSHIWA SEA PARK

EZINQOLENI

PORT SHEPSTONE

UVONGO

HIBISCUS COAST

Chief Financial Officer: Ms Sibongile Mbili Communications Officer: Sipho Khuzwuayo LED Officer: Mr Mandla Mkhungo Other Senior Management: Vuyiwe Tsako (General Manager: Corporate Services), Zakithi Mbonane (General Manager: Infrastructure and Economic Development), Justice Ngesi (Senior Manager: Strategy and Shared Services)

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.55 Green Drop Score 2011: 70.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 92.82

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

1 550 792

1 390 273

160 520

107 600

Operating Cash Flow

219 109

127 187

UIFW Expenditure***

67 794

588

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 722 484 Households: 179 440

Population Growth: 0.26% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration Composition of Council: ANC 24, NFP 5, IFP 4, DA 2 Mayor: Ntombifikile Gumede Other Members of Council: Mondli Chiliza (Deputy Mayor), Sithembiso Cele (Speaker), Sandra Mohammed (Chairperson: Special Programmes Portfolio Committee), Ian Mavundla (Chairperson: Corporate Services Portfolio Committee), Nolwazi Shusha (Chairperson: Finance Portfolio Committee)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Luvuyo Mahlaka

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Craft commercialisation programme; support for the local film industry project; promotion and support of sports tourism initiative; small-scale cane growers support initiative; Hinterland commercial agriculture development; timber production and competitiveness enhancement initiative; Ezinqoleni Tea Tree essential oils development programme; support for the clothing, furniture and textile (manufacturing) sectors; identify and develop sustainable green energy sources; intensify efforts aimed at enhancing food security in the region; maintenance and support of the regional industrial base; enterprise development; improvement of ICT connectivity and speed through Ugu Broad Band Project; establish Work-Link Centre that focuses on youth job placement. Key Investment Opportunities: Horseshoe farm; Hibberdene Small Craft Harbour; Margate Airport; local railway infrastructure; Ugu Broad Band Project; Ezinqoleni Tea Tree Project; Parkrynie Industrial Park.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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EZINQOLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN215) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 108, Izingolweni, 4260 PHYSICAL: N2 Harding Main Road, Opposite Izingolweni Taxi Rank, Izingolweni TEL: 039 534 1582 FAX: 039 534 1585 WEB: www.ezinqoleni.gov.za

Population: 52 540 Households: 11 472

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 648km2 Description: Ezinqoleni Local Municipality is one of the six local municipalities that form part of the Ugu District. This municipality is located on the south-western boundary of the Ugu District, adjacent to the west of the Hibiscus Coast Municipality and east of the Umuziwabantu Municipality. The Ezinqoleni municipal offices are situated within the Ezinqoleni settlement which is located some 40km west from Port Shepstone along the N2 National Highway. The major land uses in the area are tribal settlements, smallholdings and commercial farming. It is the smallest municipality in the district. The Ezinqoleni Municipality constitutes a Category B municipality as determined by the Demarcations Board, falling within the ambit of a collective executive system municipality as described in the KwaZulu-Natal Determination of Types of Municipality Act of 2000. Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr M Mabece Chief Financial Officer: Mr Bheki Cele Communications Officer: T Sithole LED Officer: T Msane Other Senior Management: M B Ndwalane (Director: Corporate Services), S Mngadi (Director: Technical and Community Services)

Population Growth: -0.42% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 41.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 8, NFP 2, IFP 1 Mayor: Mr Makhosezwe Mpisi

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

71 092

51 100

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

n/a

n/a

Operating Cash Flow

16 001

18 290

UIFW Expenditure***

3 969

2 692

HIBISCUS COAST LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN216) KWAZULU-NATAL

CONTACT DETAILS

and Tourism), S A Dlamalala (Human Settlements and Infrastructure), M T Lubunyana (Governance Portfolio Committee), P J Rademeyer (Corporate Services Portfolio Committee)

POSTAL: PO Box 5, Port Shepstone, 4240 PHYSICAL: 10 Connor Street, Port Shepstone TEL: 039 688 2000 FAX: 039 682 0327 EMAIL: enquiries@hcm.gov.za WEB: www.hcm.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 839km2 Description: Hibiscus Coast Local Municipality has its administrative seat in Port Shepstone and covers an area of approximately 90km of coastline comprising 21 beaches, and extends 30km inland, covering a vast, rural area under the leadership of six tribal authorities. It is the most concentrated economic hub within the Ugu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province. Beaches of world-class quality are to be found along the entire seaboard, four of which have been recognised as Blue Flag beaches. The coastline is dotted with numerous small towns, many of which serve as seasonal recreational hubs, such as Port Shepstone, Umtamvuna/Port Edward, Margate, Hibberdene and Impenjati/Southbroom. Cities/Towns: Hibberdene, Margate, Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Southbroom Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture, manufacturing

Municipal Manager: Mr Maxwell Mbili Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Thabisile Khuzwayo Communications Officer: Khanyiso Seyisi LED Officer: Mr Siyabonga Zama Other Senior Management: Siyabonga Zama (HOD: Economic Development and Town Planning), Simon Soboyisa (Senior Manager: Mayoralty and Communications), Khethukuthula Zulu (Strategic Planning and Governance), Sibusiso Nzimande (Community Services), Simphiwe Nikelo (Human Settlement and Infrastructure), Nelisiwe Thabatha (Corporate Services)

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Margate Airport; chicken abattoir at Kwa Xolo; Siyazenzela Project (Kwa Masinenge, Mkholombe and Louisiana); One Home One Garden in Tin Town; rock caves at Kwa Xolo; Gamalakhe Traders Village; banana growing in Mpenjathi; Port Shepstone Prison; multi-purpose community centres (Bhomela, Kwa Xolo and Kwa Nzimakwe); rafters programme in Bhobhoyi; business retention programme; Solar Youth Development Project; sewing project at Kwa Xolo.

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 256 135 Households: 72 175

Population Growth: 1.62% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 41, DA 11, IFP 3, NFP 2, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Nomusa Mqwebu Other Members of Council: Johannes De Wet (Deputy Mayor, Finance and Budget), Yagabaram Nair (Speaker), Zithulele Maphumulo (Chief Whip), Nokuthula Madlala (Community Services), Doctor Njoko (Planning, Building Control, Economic Development

METRO MUNICIPALITY

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

856 892

831 866

Surplus/Deficit

18 373

(93 572)

Operating Cash Flow

34 584

21 328

UIFW Expenditure***

58 124

1 972

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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UMDONI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN212) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 19, Scottburgh, 4180 PHYSICAL: Cnr Bram Fischer & Williamson Streets, Scottburgh TEL: 039 976 1202 FAX: 039 976 2194 EMAIL: umdoni@umdoni.gov.za WEB: www.umdoni.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 4, IFP 1, MF 1, NFP 1 Mayor: Mr Siyabonga Khwela Other Members of Council: M O Zama (Deputy Mayor and Chairperson: Planning and Development Portfolio Committee), P Naidoo (Speaker), E V Baptie (EXCO Member and Chairperson: Community Services Portfolio Committee)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 238km2 Description: Umdoni Local Municipality is located under the Ugu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province. The coastline stretches approximately 40km. The town of Scottburgh is approximately 50km from the city of Durban and 65km from Port Shepstone. Umdoni Municipality is made up of 10 wards, most of which are rural areas. It covers the areas of Amahlongwa, Amandawe, Umzinto, Ghandinagar, Shayamoya, Park Rynie, Scottburgh, Hazelwood, Asoka Heights, Malibu Heights, Pennington, Sezela, Ifafa, Bazley, Mtwalume, Malangeni and Esperanza. The municipality can be divided into three major land uses, being commercial agriculture, traditional authority areas and coastal urban nodes. Cities/Towns: Pennington, Scottburgh/Umzinto North Main Economic Sectors: Commercial agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr X S Luthuli Chief Financial Officer: Mr Adil Nunkumar Communications Officer: Silindile Zama LED Officer: Ms Phumelele Mthethwa Other Senior Management: Nkanyiso Manyathi (General Manager: Technical Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 78 875 Households: 22 869

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Clean audit

Net Assets

528 593

490 745

Surplus/Deficit

37 772

153 861

Operating Cash Flow

23 079

23 316

UIFW Expenditure***

10 029

33 706

Population Growth: 2.35% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.30%

CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X1023, Harding, 4680 PHYSICAL: Murchison Street, Harding TEL: 039 433 1205 FAX: 039 433 1208 WEB: www.umuziwabantu.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 12, NFP 4, IFP 2, DA 1 Mayor: Ms Dixie Nciki Other Members of Council: D Nciki (Mayor and Chairperson: Exco/Finance, Budget and Corporate Services), M B Gavu (Deputy Mayor and Chairperson: Planning, LED, Housing and Infrastructure), A D Ngubo (Speaker and Chairperson: Council), N B Dlamini (Chairperson: Community Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 089km2 Description: Umuziwabantu Local Municipality is located on the western boundary of the Ugu District area and shares its borders to the north, west and south with the Eastern Cape and, to the east, with the uMzumbe and Ezinqoleni Municipalities. Umuziwabantu Municipality consists of a largely rural area. Features include an urban development (the town of Harding), farmland, commerciallygrown forests, and traditional authority areas. Apart from the town of Harding, which is the seat of the municipality, 56% of the municipal area is occupied by individually-owned commercial farms and the Weza afforestation region. The six tribal authority areas (KwaMachi, KwaJala, KwaMbotho, KwaFodo, Dumisa and Bashweni) make up 42% of the municipality’s land. The municipality lies at the foot of the Ingeli Mountain Range and the Umtamvuna River marks the southern boundary. Cities/Towns: Harding Main Economic Sectors: Forestry, tourism

KWAZULU-NATAL

UMUZIWABANTU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN214)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr S D Mbhele Chief Financial Officer: T Mhlongo Communications Officer: Ms Nonhlanhla Mayeza Other Senior Management: N Sigwebela (Manager: Corporate Services), Marek Guzowski (HOD: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

142 693

125 804

Surplus/Deficit

16 889

10 613

Operating Cash Flow

27 429

28 239

UIFW Expenditure***

10 829

5 056

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 96 556 Households: 21 619

Population Growth: 0.45% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.00%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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UMZUMBE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN213) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 561, Hibberdene, 4220 PHYSICAL: Sipofu Road, Mathulini Tribal Authority, Hibberdene TEL: 039 972 0005 FAX: 039 972 0099 EMAIL: siyabonga.cele@lgnet.org.za WEB: www.umzumbe.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 259km2 Description: uMzumbe Local Municipality is one of the six local municipalities falling within the Ugu District Municipality. It is the largest municipality within the district in terms of geographic area. The municipal boundary runs along the coast for a short strip between Mthwalume and Hibberdene and then balloons out into the hinterland for approximately 60km. It covers a vast, largely rural, area with approximately 1% being built up or semi-urban. The municipality incorporates 17 traditional authority areas comprising 10 municipal wards. It has no established towns. The population congregates towards the coast, where fast transport routes allow access to the economic opportunities. Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

KWAZULU-NATAL

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Nokuthula Mgijima Chief Financial Officer: Mr K Audan Communications Officer: Siyabonga Cele LED Officer: Ms N Ngcobo Other Senior Management: B Nyuswa (Director: Corporate Services), P Cele (Social and Community Development Department), S Phakathi (Director: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 160 975 Households: 35 171

Mayor: Mr Sidney Gumede Other Members of Council: S T Gumede (Mayor, and Finance, Budget Control and Corporate Services Committee), N Y Dlamini (Deputy Mayor), S R Ngcobo (Speaker and Youth Committee), M P Shozi (Planning Committee), M L Zungu (Community Services Committee), J P Mntambo (Human Settlement Committee), N Y Mweshe (Local Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee), M Z Luthuli (Municipal Public Accounts Committee)

Population Growth: -1.85% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 51.90%

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

163 497

129 155

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

32 388

41 631

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Operating Cash Flow

51 431

31 024

Composition of Council: ANC 26, NFP 8, IFP 2, DA 1, INDEPENDENT 1

UIFW Expenditure***

7 402

1 225

VULAMEHLO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN211) CONTACT DETAILS

Mayor: Mr W T Dube Other Members of Council: W T Dube (Mayor and Chair: Finance and Budget Monitoring), N P Mpanza (Deputy Mayor and Chair: Corporate Services), D M Hlengwa (Speaker), M D Ncwana (Chief Whip), Z J Zwane (Chair: Infrastructure), B C Mqadi (Chair: LED)

POSTAL: Private Bag X5509, Scottburgh, 4180 PHYSICAL: Dududu Main Road, Scottburgh TEL: 039 974 0450/0553 FAX: 039 974 0432 EMAIL: msizi.Zulu@vulamehlo.gov.za WEB: www.vulamehlo.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 960km2 Description: Vulamehlo Local Municipality forms part of the Ugu District Municipality. It is located south of the eThekwini Municipality and is bordered by Umdoni to the east, Mkhambathini and Richmond to the north, and Ubuhlebezwe to the west. The municipal area is predominantly tribal, with common tribal land patterns. There are, however, also a few scattered pockets of privately owned land throughout the municipal area. The dispersed, low-density settlement pattern makes the provision of physical and social infrastructure (roads, water, electricity, clinics, schools, and police stations) and the costs of installing, maintaining and operating the infrastructure very high. The Vulamehlo Municipality is one of the localities within the Ugu District that is hardest hit by high unemployment levels, poverty and negative economic growth rate. Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Population Growth: -0.69% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 52.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 13, NFP 5, IFP 2

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Ensure the development of the agricultural sector; facilitate access to land; promote tourism development; stimulate the second economy; ensure the creation of economic growth and job opportunities.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

107 864

95 629

8 831

3 145

Operating Cash Flow

13 465

4 743

UIFW Expenditure***

10 721

9 130

Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 77 403 Households: 16 135

Municipal Manager: Mr Msizi Zulu Chief Financial Officer: Mr Haroon Mohomed Communications Officer: Bongani Khanyile LED Officer: Malusi Mzotho Other Senior Management: Zime Gcaba (Public Relations and Communications Officer), Msizi Zulu (Acting GM: Coporate Services), D Sithole (Acting GM: Technical Services)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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UMGUNGUNDLOVU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC22) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 3235, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 PHYSICAL: 242 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg TEL: 033 897 6700 FAX: 033 342 5502 EMAIL: info@umdm.gov.za WEB: www.umdm.gov.za

MOOI MPOFANA MOOI RIVER ROSETTA DALTON NOTTINGHAM ROAD

UMNGENI

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

HOWICK

IMPENDLE

PIETERMARITZBURG

MSUNDUZI CAMPERDOWN

RICHMOND MKHAMBATHINI

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr T L Khuzwayo Chief Financial Officer: Mr B W Ndlovu Communications Officer: Mbali Ndlovu (Manager) LED Officer: Mr Sipho Ntuli (Manager) Other Senior Management: M S Mathe (Strategic Executive Manager: Corporate Services), B W Ndlovu (Strategic Executive Manager: Financial Services), E B Mbambo (Strategic Executive Manager: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: 0.88% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.40%

Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

770 719

714 617

Net Assets

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 32, DA 8, IFP 3, NFP 2 Mayor: Mr Y S Bhamjee Other Members of Council: T R Zungu (Deputy Mayor), E M Dladla (Speaker), S C Gabela (Chief Whip), S E Mkhize (Executive Committee Member), E Z Ntombela (Executive Committee Member), F N Mbatha (Executive Committee Member)

UMSHWATHI

Surplus/Deficit

56 102

9 046

Operating Cash Flow

181 735

92 942

UIFW Expenditure***

327

6 766

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.42 Green Drop Score 2011: 73.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 56.22

KWAZULU-NATAL

Area: 9 513km2 Description: uMgungundlovu District Municipality is located in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The district is comprised of the following seven local municipalities that are based in the accompanying towns: Impendle – Impendle, Mkhambathini – Camperdown, Mpofana – Mooi River, Msunduzi – Pietermaritzburg, Richmond – Richmond, uMngeni – Howick, and uMshwathi – New Hanover/Wartburg. The main city of the area is Pietermaritzburg, which is both the capital city and the legislative capital of KwaZuluNatal. uMgungundlovu is a water services authority, and also a water service provider, that continually strives to maintain its Blue Drop and Green Drop Status. The district offers distinguished education facilities and is a retirement mecca for senior citizens. It also offers excellent sporting, commercial and health facilities. It is an important industrial, timber, dairy and agricultural hub that has a modern, sophisticated infrastructure with easy access to airports, the N3 arterial, and railway stations. Cities/Towns: Ashburton, Camperdown, Cool Air, Dalton, Hilton, Howick, Impendle, Mooi River, Mpolweni, New Hanover, Nottingham Road, Pietermaritzburg, Richmond, Rosetta, Wartburg

Population: 1 017 763 Households: 272 666

MPOLWENI

IMPENDLE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN224) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X512, Impendle, 3227 PHYSICAL: 21 Mafahleni Street, Impendle TEL: 033 996 6000 FAX: 033 996 0852 WEB: www.impendle.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 528km2 Description: Impendle Local Municipality is located outside the primary and secondary movement systems of the uMgungundlovu District, and is some distance away from the major tourist and trade routes, although two important roads mark its borders. The road linking Pietermaritzburg and Underberg that serves as an important access route to the Southern Drakensberg, a popular tourist destination, runs along Impendle’s southern boundary. The link road between Mooi River and Underberg, which is an alternative tourist route, travels along the municipality’s north-western boundary. The Impendle area is extremely diverse in its topography, climate and soil, and has a rich and complex natural environment. Its location at

METRO MUNICIPALITY

the foot of the Drakensberg makes Impendle a highland area and an important source of water within the KwaZulu-Natal province. It is in the catchment area of the Mkhomazi River in the south and the Mngeni River in the north-east. High-density settlements occur around Impendle Town, in villages such as Gomane, KwaNovuka, Similobha and Kamensi. A second layer of relatively dense settlements occurs on the eastern side of Impendle Mountain, while density decreases sharply towards the west, with a ribbon of small villages running along the Lotheni River. Cities/Towns: Impendle Main Economic Sectors: Forestry, agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 33 105 Households: 8 203

Population Growth: -1.34% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 45.10%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 6, IFP 1 Mayor: Mr Sizwe Ndlela Other Members of Council: Sphiwe Mlaba (Whip)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Sibusiso Mabaso Communications Officer: Mr Sibusiso Ngcobo LED Officer: Mr Sandile Mkhize Other Senior Management: Sibusiso Mabaso (PAIA), Sibusiso Ngcobo (Corporate and Community Services)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

44 893

33 301

Surplus/Deficit

10 400

4 962

Operating Cash Flow

24 058

4 159

UIFW Expenditure***

776

1 799

Audit Outcome**

MKHAMBATHINI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN226) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X04, Camperdown, 3720 PHYSICAL: 18 Old Main Road, Camperdown TEL: 031 785 9300 FAX: 031 785 2121 EMAIL: mm@mkhambathini.gov.za WEB: www.mkhambathini.gov.za

Population: 63 142 Households: 14 964

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 9, IFP 3, DA 1, NFP 1 Mayor: Ms Thobekile Maphumulo Other Members of Council: C T Mkhize (Deputy Mayor), E Ngcongo (Speaker), T A Gwala (Whip)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

KWAZULU-NATAL

Population Growth: 0.67% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.80%

Area: 891km2 Description: Mkhambathini Local Municipality is located along the south-eastern boundary of uMgungundlovu District Municipality. It is the second-smallest municipality as one of seven local authorities within the district and is situated within south-west KwaZulu-Natal. Mkhambathini Local Municipality consists of seven wards, with a large part of the municipality being rural in nature and underdeveloped. Mkhambathini is an isiZulu word derived from eMkhambathini, which means “the place of acacia trees”. Mkhambathini has several comparative advantages. It is well located in relation to Durban and Pietermaritzburg and adjoins Cato Ridge, a potential industrial node. The N3, which is identified in the Spatial Growth and Development Strategy as a Provincial Corridor, runs east-west through the central part of the municipal area. Significant portions of the municipality fall within the Valley of a Thousand Hills (with Table Mountain a major landmark), an area with high potential for ecotourism, and in the Midlands Mist Belt, which has a wellestablished agricultural economy. Cities/Towns: Camperdown Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr D A Pillay Chief Financial Officer: Mr S C Magcaba LED Officer: Ms S Hlongwana Other Senior Management: N J Mnguni (Community Services), M M Lembethe (Administration and Corporate Services), S M Dondo (Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

63 175

55 620

Surplus/Deficit

10 024

12 689

Operating Cash Flow

18 398

14 548

UIFW Expenditure***

1 247

740

Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Cooperative support; marketing in agriculture, arts and crafts sectors; small business support linkages and advice.

MPOFANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN223) CONTACT DETAILS

for rural farming, with products set for the international market. Cities/Towns: Mooi River Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

POSTAL: PO Box 47, Mooi River, 3300 PHYSICAL: 10 Claughton Terrace, Mooi River TEL: 033 263 1221 FAX: 033 263 1127 WEB: www.mpofana.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 38 103 Households: 10 452

Population Growth: 0.34% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 23.90%

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 820km2 Description: Mpofana Local Municipality is located approximately 40km west of Pietermaritzburg. It is bounded by three municipalities: uMngeni in the south, uMshwathi in the east, and Impendle in the west. Mooi River is a small town that germinated from a small farm and then, later, became the principal node of Mpofana Municipality when a railway line linking Durban with Johannesburg, as well as the Drakensberg Mountains, was established in order to cater for the needs of the farmers in the area. This suggests that Mpofana has great potential for development through tourism. The municipality benefits from its strategic position as it has easy access to rail, KZN provincial roads and the N3 National Road. Almost 50% of the land in Mpofana has the potential

METRO MUNICIPALITY

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 5, DA 1, IFP 1 Mayor: Mrs Janet Mpangase-Mchunu Other Members of Council: Xolani Duma, Zweli Dladla, Justice Shabalala, Bekhumuzi Mhlanzi, Ken Dennyschen, Smangele Mhlongo

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Muzi Madlala Chief Financial Officer: Miss Ayanda Ndlovu Communications Officer: Mr Rashamt Brijraj LED Officer: Mr Fanele Masombuka Other Senior Management: Mpumi Maphumulo (Director: Governance and Organisational Development)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES 2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

60 169

54 619

Surplus/Deficit

5 480

(3 427)

Operating Cash Flow

98 741

86 143

UIFW Expenditure***

36

-

Key Projects: Midlands Agro-Processing Hub; Midlands Out-Grower Project; Mooi River Industrial Park Development; Vukuzakhe MicroIncubation Centre for Small Business. Key Investment Opportunities: N3 Gateway Shopping Complex; industrial-zoned land for private investment; Townview Hydroponic System; Senzakahle Textile Cooperative; Rockydrift, Phofini and Thendele Food Garden Community Projects.

MSUNDUZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN225)

KWAZULU-NATAL

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X321, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 PHYSICAL: Cnr Church & Chief Albert Luthuli Streets, Pietermaritzburg TEL: 033 392 3000 FAX: 033 392 2397 EMAIL: Municipal.Manager@msunduzi.gov.za WEB: www.msunduzi.gov.za

Other Members of Council: Babu Baijoo (Speaker and Finance Portfolio Committee), T V Magubane (Community Services Portfolio Committee), N E Majola (Economic Development Portfolio Committee), J J Ngcobo (Corporate Services Portfolio Committee), W F Lambert (Finance Portfolio Committee), M Inderjit (Community Services Portfolio Committee), N P Bhengu (Rates, Tariffs and Charges Portfolio Committee and Finance Portfolio Committee), M Chetty (Finance Portfolio Committee)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 634km2 Description: Msunduzi Local Municipality is situated within the uMgungundlovu District Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal. It encompasses the city of Pietermaritzburg, which is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province and the main economic hub of uMgungundlovu District Municipality. Msunduzi Municipality is situated on the N3 highway at the junction of an industrial corridor (from Durban to Pietermaritzburg) and an agro-industrial corridor (stretching from Pietermaritzburg to Estcourt). On a regional scale, it is located at the cross-section of the N3 Corridor and the Greytown Road Corridor to the north, a tourist route to Drakensberg, and Kokstad Road to the south. The city of Pietermaritzburg is a provincial and national centre of educational excellence. It is the seat of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is home to several other institutions of higher learning. In addition, Pietermaritzburg is home to a host of private and government-owned institutions of primary and secondary education. Pietermaritzburg is the “City of Choice” because it is only 45 minutes by road from Durban (Africa’s busiest port), one hour away by road to the new King Shaka Airport, one hour by air from Pietermaritzburg Airport to OR Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg), and 90 minutes from the central Drakensberg resorts. It is also home to great international events such as the Comrades Marathon, the Duzi Marathon and the Midmar Mile. Cities/Towns: Ashburton, Pietermaritzburg

Municipal Manager: Mr Mxolisi Nkosi Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Neliswe Ngcobo Communications Officer: Mr Brian Zuma LED Officer: Dr Ray Ngcobo Other Senior Management: Neliswe Ngcobo (Manager: Finance), Nomonde Gwabeni (Acting Manager: Community Services), Dr Ray Ngcobo (Manager: Economic Development), Thokozani Maseko (Manager: Infrastructure Services), Faith Ndlovu (Acting Manager: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

6 342 140

6 182 960

Surplus/Deficit

234 816

94 779

Operating Cash Flow

436 524

482 264

UIFW Expenditure***

49 433

342 741

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 95.38 Green Drop Score 2011: 78.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 95.60

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 618 536 Households: 163 993

LED ACTIVITIES

Population Growth: 1.12% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.00%

Key Projects: Legislature Precinct Development; Pietermaritzburg Airport upgrade; Harry Gwala Stadium upgrade; phase 2, integrated transport system; fibre-optic cable network. Key Investment Opportunities: International convention centre and five-star hotel.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 49, DA 15, IFP 4, NFP 4, MF 1 Mayor: Mr Chris Ndlela

RICHMOND LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN227) CONTACT DETAILS

It is the fourth-smallest municipality in the district. It is located along the southern boundary of the uMgungundlovu District Municipality, approximately 38km south of Pietermaritzburg (the capital of KwaZulu-Natal) along the R56. The municipality has been classified as a place of great natural beauty with significant tourist attractions and immense aspirations to be the preferred destination to live, work and visit. Cities/Towns: Richmond

POSTAL: Private Bag X1028, Richmond, 3780 PHYSICAL: 57 Shepstone Street, Richmond TEL: 033 212 2155 FAX: 033 212 2102 EMAIL: halima.osman@lgnet.org.za WEB: www.richmond.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 256km2 Description: Richmond Local Municipality is a Category B municipality found within the uMgungundlovu District Municipality.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 65 793 Households: 16 440

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.40% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.30%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Community Services), Khetha Gumede (Strategic Manager: Technical Services)

Composition of Council: ANC 11, DA 1, IFP 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Dr Andrew Ragavaloo Other Members of Council: P C Ngcobo (Deputy Mayor), T Shabalala (Speaker), Sibusiso Mchunu (Chief Whip)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Audit Outcome**

Municipal Manager: Mr Sibusiso Sithole Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Halima Osman Communications Officer: Sibonelo Bhengu Other Senior Management: Sikhombiso Mthembu (Strategic Manager: Corporate Services), Bigboy Mhlongo (Strategic Manager:

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Clean audit

Net Assets

101 780

92 618

Surplus/Deficit

9 247

16 730

Operating Cash Flow

16 164

14 697

UIFW Expenditure***

34

0

UMNGENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN222) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 5, Howick, 3290 PHYSICAL: Cnr Dicks & Somme Streets, Howick TEL: 033 239 9200 FAX: 033 330 4183 EMAIL: manager@umngeni.gov.za WEB: www.umngeni.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 14, DA 9 Mayor: Mr Mbali Myeni Other Members of Council: Sicelo Majozi (Deputy Mayor), Thandiwe Mchunu (Speaker), S T Ndlovu (Chief Whip)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 1 567km2 Description: uMngeni Local Municipality comprises the former Transitional Local Council areas of Howick and Hilton, the Worlds View area, and a substantial amount of farm land. The municipal area has its offices in Howick. A series of spectacular waterfalls surround the area, which is about 29km north-west of Pietermaritzburg. At the centre of this system, nestling on the banks of the uMngeni River in the heart of the Natal Midlands, is the beautiful town of Howick and its pride, the 94m-high Howick Falls. Cities/Towns: Hilton, Howick Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture, manufacturing, commerce

Municipal Manager: Dr M B Ngubane Chief Financial Officer: Mr A Van Der Merwe Communications Officer: Mbali Mwandla LED Officer: Sfiso Ngcobo Other Senior Management: Eric Svensson (General Manager: Technical Services), Steve Simpson (General Manager: Planning and Development), W Luthuli (General Manager: Community Services), Sandile Buthelezi (General Manager: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

520 387

525 985

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Surplus/Deficit

Population: 92 710 Households: 30 490

Population Growth: 2.27% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 23.90%

2011/12

9 503

13 209

Operating Cash Flow

20 764

23 395

UIFW Expenditure***

3 913

4 011

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

UMSHWATHI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN221) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X29, Wartburg, 3233 PHYSICAL: 1 Main Street, New Hanover, Wartburg TEL: 033 502 0282 FAX: 033 502 0286 EMAIL: info@umshwathi.gov.za WEB: www.umshwathi.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 818km2 Description: uMshwathi Local Municipality is ideally situated within the uMgungundlovu District Municipality immediately adjacent to Pietermaritzburg. The municipality is located in an area that was largely under the control of tribal authorities until very recently. However, in the remaining portion there are towns built by German immigrants some 150 years ago. In the 1850s, 13 cotton planter families from Osnabruck unter Bergthell left Germany and settled in the area. They were followed by missionaries and other colonists, mostly from Hanover, who also settled in the region, founded New Hanover and Wartburg, and brought with them not only the Lutheran faith but the German language and culture. Wartburg itself is named after the castle in Eisenach, where Dr Martin Luther translated the bible into German.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

The village crest also depicts the immigrants’ arrival by sailing ship, the Luther Rose, and the call to “pray and work”. The land is mostly agricultural, although urban development is to be found in the main towns. The communities living in the underdeveloped areas have extremely limited access to basic physical and social requirements and very few economic opportunities. The present authority structures are, as yet, unable to provide for the improvement of basic living conditions urgently required by the rural inhabitants. Cities/Towns: Cool Air, Dalton, New Hanover, Wartburg Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 106 374 Households: 28 124

Population Growth: -0.19% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 24.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 19, IFP 3, DA 2, NFP 2 Mayor: Mr Marshal Gwala Other Members of Council: B M Gwala (Mayor and Chair: Finance), S S Zondi (Deputy Mayor), N M Msomi (Speaker), S S Mbhele (Chair: Human Resources and Sound Governance), M J Mkhize (Chair: Infrastructure and Community Services), T A Thusi (Chair: Economic Development and Planning)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Vincent Cebekhulu Chief Financial Officer: Mr R M Mani Communications Officer: Ms Nosipho Mkhize Other Senior Management: Vincent Cebekulu (Information Officer (PAIA))

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

113 553

86 103

Surplus/Deficit

27 934

14 617

Operating Cash Flow

34 982

23 738

UIFW Expenditure***

356

-

Audit Outcome**

UMKHANYAKUDE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC27) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 449, Mkuze, 3965 PHYSICAL: Harlingen No. 13433, Mkuze TEL: 035 573 8600 FAX: 035 573 1094 WEB: www.ukdm.gov.za

INGWAVUMA

UMHLABUYALINGANA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 13 855km Description: uMkhanyakude District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the far north of the KwaZulu-Natal province. It is the second-largest district in KwaZulu-Natal. It shares its borders with Swaziland and Mozambique, as well as with the districts of Zululand and uThungulu. The Isimangaliso Wetland Park, formerly Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, encompasses the entire coastline. It consists of the following local municipalities: uMhlabuyalingana, Jozini, The Big Five False Bay, Hlabisa and Mtubatuba. The name uMkhanyakude refers to the Acacia Xanthophloea fever tree and means “that shows light from afar”. The name reflects both the uniqueness of its people and their hospitality, as well as the biodiversity and conservation history that the region is very proud of. Cities/Towns: Hlabisa, Hluhluwe, Ingwavuma, Jozini, Mbazwana, Mkuze, Mtubatuba, St Lucia Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

KWAZULU-NATAL

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JOZINI MBAZWANA

JOZINI MKUZE

THE BIG FIVE FALSE BAY

MTUBATUBA

HLABISA

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 625 846 Households: 128 195

ST LUCIA MTUBATUBA

Population Growth: 0.88% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.80%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Adverse audit

1 322 655

1 082 249

Surplus/Deficit

Net Assets

240 406

106 617

Operating Cash Flow

253 369

155 168

UIFW Expenditure***

58 369

4 322

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 77.77 Green Drop Score 2011: 22.2

Blue Drop Score 2011: 32.45

Mayor: Mr S J Vilane Other Members of Council: C Swart (Deputy Mayor), H Mavimbela (Speaker), H Nxumalo (Corporate Services), S J Vilane (Finance and Technical), C Swart (Community Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sipho Dubazana (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mr S M Dlamini Communications Officer: Mr Mduduzi Dlamini (Acting) LED Officer: Mduduzi Mthethwa Other Senior Management: N Z Dlela (Corporate Services), M S Dlamini (Finance), M A Ngcobo (Technical)

LED ACTIVITIES POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Key Investment Opportunities: Private investment in tourism and agricultural developments: Jozini Dam corridor development; Mkuse Airport.

Composition of Council: ANC 14, IFP 10, NFP 5

HLABISA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN274) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: PO Box 387, Hlabisa, 3937 PHYSICAL: Lot 808 Masson Street, Hlabisa TEL: 035 838 8500 FAX: 035 838 1015 EMAIL: info@hlabisa.org.za WEB: www.hlabisa.org.za

Area: 1 555km2 Description: Hlabisa Local Municipality is one of five Category B municipalities within the uMkhanyakude District Municipality. It is situated adjacent to the District Management Area 27 and the local municipalities of Jozini, The Big 5 False Bay and Mtubatuba. The municipal area is completely rural and consists of four traditional areas. The most significant land use is subsistence agriculture,

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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and dispersed settlements, plantations and agriculture are found throughout the municipality. The major drawcard of Hlabisa is the tourism industry centred on the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, located 280km north of Durban and the oldest proclaimed park in Africa. It consists of 960km2 of hilly topography in central Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, and is known for its rich wildlife and conservation efforts. The park is the only state-run park in KwaZulu-Natal where all the Big Five game occur. Due to conservation efforts, the park now has the largest population of white rhino in the world. Cities/Towns: Hlabisa Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

M S Jele (Speaker), T T Kunene (Corporate and Community Services), B A Mokoeana (Infrastructure, Planning and Development)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mrs S Zikhali Chief Financial Officer: B M Thusi Communications Officer: Mr Khulumokwakhe Gamede Other Senior Management: S N Zikhali (Senior Manager: Infrastructure, Planning and Development), N Z Ndlela (Senior Manager: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 71 925 Households: 12 586

Population Growth: 0.38% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 52.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: IFP 9, ANC 4, NFP 3 Mayor: V F Hlabisa Other Members of Council: B Ntombela (Deputy Mayor),

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets

60 243

61 928

Surplus/Deficit

(1 685)

9 313

Operating Cash Flow

70 227

75 380

UIFW Expenditure***

26 403

498

Audit Outcome**

CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X28, Jozini, 3969 PHYSICAL: Circle Street, Bottom Town, Jozini TEL: 035 572 1292 FAX: 035 572 1266 EMAIL: nfndlovu@jozini.org.za WEB: www.jozini.org.za

Composition of Council: ANC 20, IFP 16, NFP 4 Mayor: Mr B N Mthethwa Other Members of Council: T Mdluli (Deputy Mayor), M Z Nyawo (Speaker), J Siyaya (EXCO), D P Mabika (EXCO), R H Gumede (EXCO), N G Fakude (EXCO), M Z Tembe (EXCO), P J Mabuyakhulu (EXCO)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 3 442km2 Description: Jozini Local Municipality is located in northern KwaZuluNatal and borders Swaziland and Mozambique. The Lebombo Mountains and Makhatini Flats provide a diverse and beautiful terrain rich in local resources, including water features and fossil sites. Both Ndumu and Mkuzi Game Reserves can be found straddling the borders of the Jozini Municipality. Significant portions of Jozini have been neglected in terms of economic development. There is a great disparity between the level of service and infrastructure provision between settlement nodes such as the towns of Mkuze and Jozini, and the surrounding rural areas. Most of the rural area is associated with a lack of development, poverty and poor service provision. Cities/Towns: Ingwavuma, Jozini, Mkuze Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

Municipal Manager: Mr Bongumusa Ntuli Chief Financial Officer: Ms Theoreen Ngiba (Acting) Communications Officer: Nlonipho Ndlovu Other Senior Management: J E Marais (Director: Planning and Development), J A Mngomezulu (Director: Corporate and Community Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 186 502 Households: 38 849

KWAZULU-NATAL

JOZINI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN272)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets

148 251

47 912

Surplus/Deficit

63 344

36 276

Operating Cash Flow

62 681

44 497

UIFW Expenditure***

46 172

1 654

Population Growth: 0.12% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 44.10%

MTUBATUBA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN275) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 52, Mtubatuba, 3935 PHYSICAL: Lot 105, Inkosi Mtubatuba Road, Mtubatuba TEL: 035 550 0069 FAX: 035 550 0060 WEB: www.mtubatuba.org.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 970km2 Description: Mtubatuba Local Municipality is situated along the northern coastal belt of KwaZulu-Natal and in the south-eastern corner of the uMkhanyakude District Municipality. Mtubatuba is located roughly 200km north of Durban and 55km north of the Richards Bay/Empangeni metropole along the N2 National Route.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Mtubatuba has developed from a railway siding into a strong subregional commercial, service, transport and administrative centre for the entire north-eastern Zululand region. There has been substantial commercial growth in Mtubatuba, lending it the status of being an economic hub of northern KwaZulu-Natal. The town is ideally located as a base from which to explore the rich culture of the Zulu Nation, the province’s world-renowned game reserves, and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Cities/Towns: Mtubatuba, St Lucia Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 175 425 Households: 34 905

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 1.85% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.00%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration Composition of Council: ANC 16, IFP 15, NFP 7 Mayor: Mrs M M Davies Other Members of Council: S C Mkhwanazi (Deputy Mayor), I F Nyawo (Speaker)

Other Senior Management: Mduduzi Sithole (Acting Director: Community Services), Ningi Dladla (Director: Corporate Services), Thembani Dlamini (Director: Planning and Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Siyabonga Ntuli Chief Financial Officer: Mr N Dludla Communications Officer: Mduduzi Sithole LED Officer: Mr Andile Biyela

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

111 448

102 659

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

16 182

(12 730)

Operating Cash Flow

89 930

43 992

UIFW Expenditure***

29 701

6 707

THE BIG 5 FALSE BAY LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN273) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 89, Hluhluwe, 3960 PHYSICAL: 163 Zebra Street, Library Building, Hluhluwe TEL: 035 562 0040 FAX: 035 562 0988 EMAIL: fundilef@webmail.co.za WEB: www.bigfivefalsebay.org.za

Composition of Council: ANC 3, IFP 3, NFP 1 Mayor: Mrs Catherine Gumede Other Members of Council: M S Msane, F Zulu, N R Thethwayo, N H Zikhali, C T Khumalo, Z M Mokoena

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 487km2 Description: The Big 5 False Bay Local Municipality is situated within the uMkhanyakude District in northern KwaZulu-Natal. Easily accessible off the N2 National Route, it lies adjacent to the False Bay (western) side of the isiMangaliso Wetland Park (previously known as the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park) and is the starting point of the MR4 (LSDI Corridor), which links Hluhluwe to Mozambique. The town of Hluhluwe, which contains major shopping and light servicing facilities as well as the municipal offices, services the municipality. A large proportion of the land is used for agriculture and game lodge activities and is sparsely settled. The north-eastern parts of the municipality are occupied by fairly densely settled rural traditional communities (Makhasa, Mnqobokasi and Nibela). Cities/Towns: Hluhluwe Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture, business services

Municipal Manager: Phakamile Mkhwanazi Chief Financial Officer: Mr M S Mkhwanazi Communications Officer: Barney Creigton LED Officer: Mr T G Duze Other Senior Management: A M Creighton (Manager: Corporate and Community Services), A S Van Zyl (Manager: Technical and Planning Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

93 294

42 819

Surplus/Deficit

9 272

4 659

Operating Cash Flow

9 017

6 752

UIFW Expenditure***

6 410

486

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

LED ACTIVITIES

Population: 35 258 Households: 7 998

Key Projects: Mnqobokazi Essential Oil Project.

Population Growth: 1.13% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.50%

UMHLABUYALINGANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN271) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X901, KwaNgwanase, 3973 PHYSICAL: R22 Main Road, KwaNgwanase TEL: 035 592 0680 FAX: 035 592 0672 EMAIL: info@mhlabuyalingana.gov.za WEB: www.umhlabuyalingana.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 402km2 Description: uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality is extremely rural, with informal settlements at Mbazwana and Manguzi. The area is influenced by the influx of people who migrate from Swaziland and Mozambique. The major structuring elements of the uMhlabuyalingana Municipality are the Pongola River along

METRO MUNICIPALITY

the western boundary, the road from Sikhamelele to Manguzi (east-west linkage) and the recently completed road (MR22) from Hluhluwe. The municipality consists of a number of District Management Areas (DMAs), which fall under the municipal jurisdiction of the uMkhanyakude District Municipality, as well as the urban settlements of Manguzi, Mbazwana, Mseleni, Sikhamelele and Mboza. The DMAs are located along the northern, eastern and southern boundaries of the municipality. Cities/Towns: Mbazwana Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, government, informal, community and social services

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 156 736 Households: 33 857

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.95% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 47.10%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

139 276

85 371

Surplus/Deficit

53 905

22 256

Operating Cash Flow

39 795

31 867

UIFW Expenditure***

6 288

1 553

Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 22, IFP 8, NFP 4 Mayor: Mr T S Mkhombo

Other Members of Council: T S Mkhombo (Mayor and Chair: Finance Portfolio), M N Nxumalo (Deputy Mayor and Chair: Corporate and Community Services Portfolio), N S Mthembu (Speaker), B T Tembe (Chair: Planning, Local Economic Development and Infrastructure Portfolio), N S Mthethwa (EXCO), M S Mabika (EXCO), T A Zikhali (EXCO)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sibusiso Bukhosini Chief Financial Officer: Mr N P Myeni Communications Officer: Ms Sihle Zikhali Other Senior Management: Sibusiso Bukhosini (Information Officer (PAIA))

UMZINYATHI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC24) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1965, Dundee, 3000 PHYSICAL: 39 Victoria Street, Princess Magogo Building, Dundee TEL: 034 219 1500 FAX: 034 218 1940 EMAIL: rc3@umzinyathi.gov.za WEB: www.umzinyathi.gov.za

ENDUMENI DUNDEE GLENCOE NQUTHU

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

NQUTHU

Area: 8 589km2 Description: uMzinyathi District Municipality is located in the north central areas of the KwaZulu-Natal province. The municipality is bordered in the north by Amajuba Municipality, in the west by uThukela Municipality, in the south-west by uMgungundlovu Municipality, in the south-east by iLembe Municipality and, in the east, by uThungulu District Municipality. The district consists of four local municipalities: Endumeni, Nquthu, Msinga and Umvoti. The district lies between the main N3 Corridor between Durban and Gauteng and the Coastal Corridor, running along the east coast. The seat of uMzinyathi is Dundee. The more developed urban areas include Dundee and Greytown, which can be viewed as a strong regional centre with substantial commercial and agricultural activity. Cities/Towns: Dundee, Glencoe, Greytown, Kranskop, Nquthu, Pomeroy Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, construction, services, trade

POMEROY

MSINGA

UMVOTI

KRANSKOP

GREYTOWN

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 510 838 Households: 113 469

Population Growth: 0.62% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Financial Administration Composition of Council: ANC 11, IFP 9, NFP 3, DA 2 Mayor: Rev J M Mthethwa Other Members of Council: N J Mbatha-Madonsela (Deputy Mayor), B Chambule (Speaker), M S Yengwa (EXCO Member), M I Sithole (EXCO Member), L D Ngubane (EXCO Member)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: W J Mngomezulu Chief Financial Officer: Mr Bongani Mdletshe Communications Officer: Mr Jeff Hassan LED Officer: Ms Nompumelelo Duma Other Senior Management: Sihesihle Buthelezi (Executive Manager: Corporate Services), Thami Malunga (Executive Manager:

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Technical Services), Edward Bonga (Executive Manager: Planning and Social Development), Sibusiso Mkhwanazi (Manager: Support Services), Vusi Mdletshe (Manager: Communication)

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Clean audit

1 000 570

926 879

80 947

(67 674)

Operating Cash Flow

21 100

(51 024)

UIFW Expenditure***

2 449

707

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 93.45 Green Drop Score 2011: 33.2

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2011: 70.01

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ENDUMENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN241) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Dundee, Glencoe Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

POSTAL: Private Bag X2024, Dundee, 3000 PHYSICAL: 64 Victoria Street, Dundee TEL: 034 212 2121 FAX: 034 212 3856 EMAIL: info@endumeni.gov.za WEB: www.endumeni.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 64 862 Households: 16 851

Population Growth: 2.38% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Area: 1 610km2 Description: Endumeni Local Municipality is situated equidistant between Durban and Johannesburg, with well-established road, rail and air infrastructure making the Endumeni region the geographic centre of northern KwaZulu-Natal. Dundee is the service centre for the abundant northern Natal, a town of learning and also the geographical and administrative heart of northern Natal. At the base of the Endumeni Mountain, the highest peak in the Biggarsberg range of mountains is Wasbank, a small town that time appears to have passed by. Dundee and Glencoe have well-established and serviced areas for light-to-medium industry. Their towns have a good, consistent supply of water, with six dams and a pipeline from the uMzinyathi/Buffalo River feeding the area. Regional offices of a number of state and provincial departments have been established here and Endumeni schools are renowned for their high standard of education. A large, wellequipped provincial hospital caters for the whole district. With its variety of service facilities, infrastructure and a stable labour supply, Endumeni offers every opportunity for the businessman, industrialist and investor, as well as the tourist. The Endumeni region offers ideal opportunities for entrepreneurs requiring a distribution depot.

Composition of Council: ANC 6, DA 3, IFP 2, NFP 1 Mayor: Mr T M Mahaye Other Members of Council: T B Mkhize (Deputy Mayor), S B Mdluli (Speaker), A M Raubenheimer (Exco Member)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr R Bijraj Chief Financial Officer: Mr G Esterhuizen (Acting) Communications Officer: Percy Mabilisa Other Senior Management: B A Mbatha (Acting Executive Manager: Corporate Services), P G Mabilisa (Communications Manager), N B Rose (Acting Manager: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

142 050

142 391

9 625

16 602

Operating Cash Flow

38 880

27 981

UIFW Expenditure***

10 559

91

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

MSINGA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN244) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Pomeroy Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, social services, trade and commerce, manufacturing and construction

POSTAL: Private Bag X530, Tugela Ferry, 3010 PHYSICAL: R33 Main Road, Tugela Ferry TEL: 033 493 0761 FAX: 033 493 0766 EMAIL: fanozi.sithole@msinga.org WEB: www.msinga.org

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 177 577 Households: 37 724

Population Growth: 0.60% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 49.50%

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Area: 2 501km2 Description: Msinga Local Municipality is a largely rural area, with 70% of its area being traditional authority land held in trust by the Ingonyama Trust. The remaining 30% of land is commercial farmland, all of which is located to the north of Pomeroy. Due to the rural nature of the municipality, approximately 99% of the population lives in traditional areas. The municipality is in the south-western part of the district municipality area. The nature of the topography is such that Msinga is largely located in deep gorges of the Tugela and Buffalo Rivers. This effectively isolates the area from the immediate surrounding municipal areas. Msinga is accessible via the R33, linking it with Dundee, Ladysmith, Pietermaritzburg, Kranskop and Weenen. The population dynamics result in a growing rural area and a declining urban area in Msinga, contrary to most other areas in the country. This can be attributed to the fact that the urban areas of Msinga are very small and are unable to provide the normal range of goods and services provided in urban areas. As a result, the population utilises the neighbouring areas of Emnambithi and Umvoti for urban services. The strong traditional culture, particularly prevalent in Msinga, is a valuable asset that must be preserved and valued. These traditional areas provide support mechanisms for the communities, as well as living custodians of the culture.

Composition of Council: IFP 21, ANC 12, NFP 4 Mayor: Mr Felinkosi Sikhakhane Other Members of Council: T L Kunene (Deputy Mayor), S G Masimula (Speaker), B Mthethwa (EXCO), R N Ngubane (EXCO), M P Mshibe (EXCO), J M Ntuli (EXCO), B Dumakude (EXCO)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Fanosi Sithole Chief Financial Officer: Mr J S Pansegrouw Communications Officer: Ms Nokulunga Shangase Other Senior Management: Fanosi Sithole (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

132 665

106 086

Surplus/Deficit

26 579

21 803

Operating Cash Flow

38 147

16 841

UIFW Expenditure***

8 539

7 300

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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NQUTHU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN242) CONTACT DETAILS

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

POSTAL: Private Bag X5521, Nquthu, 3135 PHYSICAL: 83 Mdlalose Street, Nquthu TEL: 034 271 6100 FAX: 034 271 6111 EMAIL: thokozanin@nquthu.gov.za WEB: www.nquthu.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 165 307 Households: 31 612

Population Growth: -0.25% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 44.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 962km2 Description: Nquthu Local Municipality is an administrative area in the uMzinyathi District of KwaZulu-Natal. Nquthu is an isiZulu name meaning “the back of the head”. Isandlwana, the site of the historic Anglo-Zulu War battle that took place on 22 January 1879, is a well-known tourist destination worldwide. Nquthu Local Municipality is located along the north-eastern boundary of the district. It borders onto Endumeni, eMadlangeni, AbaQulusi, Ulundi, Nkandla and Msinga Local Municipalities. It is predominantly rural in nature, with expansive rural settlements being one of the major features. It is mainly accessed through the R68 linking Ulundi to Newcastle/ Dundee. Other important roads through the municipality are the R33, passing through the northern areas, passing east of Nondweni before linking Vryheid with the R68. A gravel road links Nquthu with Kranskop. Nquthu Town is a small but stable urban area that has established itself as the primary commercial, administrative and service centre for the municipality as a whole. The town is an old “Japie Uys” town established in terms of Proclamation 67 of 1983. Cities/Towns: Nquthu

Composition of Council: ANC 14, IFP 14, NFP 5, DA 1 Mayor: Ms Emily Molefe Other Members of Council: V B Ntombela (Speaker)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Bonginkosi Gumbi Chief Financial Officer: Mr Sakhile Mpanza Communications Officer: Thokozani Nyandeni Other Senior Management: Bonginkosi Gumbi (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

148 970

93 995

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

54 352

28 593

Operating Cash Flow

63 677

33 603

UIFW Expenditure***

3 510

310

KWAZULU-NATAL

UMVOTI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN245) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: Z W Xaba (Deputy Mayor), A M Shaikh (Speaker), R Maharaj (EXCO Member)

POSTAL: PO Box 71, Greytown, 3250 PHYSICAL: 41 Bell Street, Greytown TEL: 033 413 9100 FAX: 033 417 1393 EMAIL: records@umvoti.gov.za WEB: www.umvoti.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 516km2 Description: Umvoti Local Municipality is located along the eastern border of uMzinyathi District Municipality about 65km from Dundee and approximately 70km from Pietermaritzburg. It is well-served by provincial and regional roads, given its location at the intersection of the roads to Pietermaritzburg, the coast, the Drakensberg and the Battlefields Route. Umvoti comprises five traditional authority areas, all of which are located beyond a 40km radius from Greytown, which is the main centre within the municipal area. The central part of the area is generally covered with high-potential commercial farmland and is characterised by low population density. Cities/Towns: Greytown, Kranskop Main Economic Sectors: Sugar cane farming, forestry, agriculture, game farming, tourism

Municipal Manager: Mr B A Xulu Chief Financial Officer: Mr M E Swanlow Communications Officer: Mr B A Xulu LED Officer: Ms N R Mtolo Other Senior Management: S S Masondo (Manager: Legal Services), N V Mbhele (Planning Manager), N Mhlongo (Manager: Physical Environment), I M Archer (Manager: Good Governance and Compliance)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets†

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

501 701

491 818

Surplus/Deficit† Operating Cash Flow†

452

4 914

28 206

29 133

-

4 340

UIFW Expenditure*** † Unaudited Figures

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

LED ACTIVITIES

Population: 103 093 Households: 27 282

Key Projects: Peach farm (Muden); sugar cane farm (Mooi Draai); Eshane Energy Centre; Lilani Hot Springs; Ngome Game Reserve. Key Investment Opportunities: Agriculture: production and processing; mining: rock quarry and sand; tourism: development of Lake Merthley; establishment of a pack house and fresh produce market; poultry farming; cattle farming and abattoir; establishment of a water purification plant.

Population Growth: 1.11% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance Composition of Council: ANC 10, IFP 9, NFP 2, DA 1 Mayor: Mr P G Mavundla

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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UTHUKELA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC23) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 116, Ladysmith, 3370 PHYSICAL: 36 Lyell Street / 33 Forbes Street, Ladysmith TEL: 036 638 5100 FAX: 036 637 5608 EMAIL: municipalmanager@uthukeladm.co.za WEB: www.uthukeladm.co.za/uthukela/

EMNAMBITHI/ LADYSMITH VAN REENEN LADYSMITH ROOSBOOM

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 11 326km2 Description: uThukela District Municipality is a Category C municipality and is located on the western boundary of the KwaZuluNatal province. It derives its name from one of the major rivers in KwaZulu-Natal, the uThukela River, which rises from the Drakensberg Mountains and supplies water to a large portion of KZN, as well as Gauteng. The district is bordered by three other district municipalities: Amajuba, uMzinyathi and uMgungundlovu. It consists of five local municipalities: Indaka, Emnambithi/Ladysmith, uMtshezi, Okhahlamba and Imbabazane, and a District Management Area. It is predominately rural, with three of the five local municipalities being rural-based. This municipality is characterised by socio-economic indicators such as low revenue base, poor infrastructure, limited access to services, and low economic base. Cities/Towns: Bergville, Cathkin Park, Colenso, Estcourt, Ladysmith, Roosboom, Van Reenen, Weenen, Winterton Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing, tourism

INDAKA

COLENSO

OKHAHLAMBA

UMTSHEZI

WEENEN

ESTCOURT

IMBABAZANE

Chief Financial Officer: J N Madondo Communications Officer: Lihle Mbanjwa Other Senior Management: Z D Sithole (Executive Director: Corporate Services), B H Khoza (Executive Director: Health and Environmental Services), W P Viljoen (Acting Executive Director: Strategic Planning and Social and Economic Development), B S Dladla (Water Services Manager), M Mazibuko (IDP Manager)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: 0.17% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.60%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

726 372

641 728

Surplus/Deficit

89 685

143 174

Operating Cash Flow

134 179

73 248

UIFW Expenditure***

78 903

9 165

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Audit Outcome**

The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration Composition of Council: ANC 17, IFP 7, NFP 4, DA 2 Mayor: D C Mazibuko Other Members of Council: R Shelembe (Deputy Mayor), T Jeebodh (Speaker)

Net Assets

KWAZULU-NATAL

Population: 668 848 Households: 147 286

OTHER AUDITS ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2012: 57.39 Green Drop Score 2011: 38.0

Municipal Manager: Bheki Khoza

Blue Drop Score 2011: 55.29

EMNAMBITHI/LADYSMITH LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN232) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 29, Ladysmith, 3370 PHYSICAL: 221 Murchison Street, Lister Clarence Building, Ladysmith TEL: 036 637 2231 FAX: 036 631 1400 EMAIL: mm@ladysmith.co.za WEB: www.ladysmith.co.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 237 437 Households: 58 058

Population Growth: 0.52% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.00%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Area: 2 965km2 Description: Emnambithi/Ladysmith Local Municipality (ELM) is situated on the banks of the uThukela River within the region of northern KwaZulu-Natal. It is bordered by the Greater Drakensberg Mountain to the extreme west. In terms of the macro socio-economic context, the municipality is midway between the national primary nodes of Johannesburg and Durban. To the west of the municipality lies the Free State province and to the north the Mpumalanga province. Bisecting the municipality is the presidential prioritised railway corridor, which links the areas of Durban and Johannesburg. ELM is one of the five Category B local municipalities in the uThukela District Municipality. ELM comprises a range of settlements, from urban to municipal service centres, agricultural landscapes, industrial and semi-rural residential settlements. Cities/Towns: Colenso, Ladysmith, Van Reenen

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, fishing and forestry, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, water, electricity, construction, wholesale and retail trade

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

843 918

814 440

Surplus/Deficit

25 583

8 497

Operating Cash Flow

116 801

87 213

UIFW Expenditure***

18 460

21 887

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Fresh produce market; agro-processing hub and poultry abattoir; logistic hub/dry port; provision of infrastructure: Colenso Industrial Park, aerodrome mixed-use development; Aloe and Berg Tea, a municipal initiative that mainly deals with the retailing of aloe products

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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(soap, cream and tonic) within the Emnambithi/Ladysmith jurisdiction; Piggery Project, breeding pigs for the purpose of selling to abattoirs; textile cooperatives, providing centres where the cooperatives will run business and supply equipment such as sewing machines. Key Investment Opportunities: Aerodrome mixed-use development; Ladysmith Mall; Ladysmith Caravan Park; Colenso Caravan Park; Ezakheni Plaza.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 34, IFP 8, NFP 6, DA 4, MF 1 Mayor: Mr M V Madlala Other Members of Council: S R Mfusi (Deputy Mayor, and Youth, Gender, Disability and Sports Portfolio), Z B Rassool (Speaker),

T Ngubane (Chief Whip, and Local Labour Forum and Training Portfolio), M V Madlala (Finance Portfolio), T Msomi (Technical, Development and Planning Portfolio), T Hadebe (Community Services Portfolio), T P Makhaza (Development, Planning and Human Settlement Portfolio)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr M P Khathide Chief Financial Officer: Mr R A Jhetam (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr S Maphalala LED Officer: Mr L H Le Roux Other Senior Management: N Mpisi (Infrastructure and Engineering), S D Hlophe (Corporate Services), P S Mkhize (Development, Planning and Human Settlements), P B Simelane (Community Services)

IMBABAZANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN236) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 750, Estcourt, 3310 PHYSICAL: D1249 Sobabili Road, Ntabamhlophe Area, Estcourt TEL: 036 353 0693/0681/0691 FAX: 036 353 6661 EMAIL: moses.ndlela@imbabazane.co.za WEB: www.imbabazane.gov.za

The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Political Party Conflicts Composition of Council: ANC 12, NFP 7, IFP 5, DA 1 Mayor: Mr Mbuzeleni Mkhize Other Members of Council: Bheki Mazibuko (Speaker)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 426km2 Description: Imbabazane Local Municipality is one of the five municipalities situated within uThukela District Municipality. Imbabazane Local Municipality mainly consists of Ntabamhlophe Areas, Hlathikhulu, Giant Castle, Shayamoya, Craig Loch-Sloy and Loskop Areas, eg. Amangwe, Ennesdale, N3, Bhekuzulu, Phangweni, Drycott and Wayplaats, known as Mahlubi Mangwe. The municipality has no established town and it only covers the rural areas and farms. Most of Imbabazane land ownership is vested with ITB land, privately owned land, state land and municipal land. Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing

Municipal Manager: Mr Mthetheleli Ndlela Chief Financial Officer: Mr Siphiwe Dube Communications Officer: Mrs Cebisile Molefe LED Officer: Mr Simphiwe Sikhakhane Other Senior Management: Zakhona Ndlela (Director: Community Services), Nicholas Buthelezi (Director: Technical and Planning Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

90 026

58 703

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Surplus/Deficit

31 994

16 384

Population: 113 073 Households: 22 365

Operating Cash Flow

35 194

16 205

UIFW Expenditure***

9

8

Population Growth: -0.65% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 48.60%

INDAKA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN233) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X70113, Wasbank, 2920 PHYSICAL: 2748 F Section, Ekuvukeni, Wasbank TEL: 034 261 1000 FAX: 034 261 2035 EMAIL: sinatrakhumalo@gmail.com WEB: www.indaka.gov.za

The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration Composition of Council: IFP 8, NFP 6, ANC 6 Mayor: Mr Nkosinathi Mchunu Other Members of Council: T Njapha (Deputy Mayor), P B Mabele (Speaker)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 992km2 Description: Indaka Local Municipality is situated in northern KwaZulu-Natal and is a predominantly rural municipality. Indaka has no national roads running through it. The major road is the Helpmekaar Road, which runs from Ladysmith and joins the DundeePomeroy Road (MR32). Most of the community access roads are in very bad condition; some only exist as tracks. The rural nature of the municipality means that it has severe backlogs in infrastructure and is characterised by much poverty. Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing

Municipal Manager: Sinatra Khumalo Communications Officer: Shokwane Zwane LED Officer: Mr S Zwane Other Senior Management: L S Hlongwane (Director: Technical and Planning Services), N M Dladla (Director: Corporate and Community Services), M Mbona (Assistant CFO)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

Population: 103 116 Households: 20 035

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: -0.97% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 57.20%

LED ACTIVITIES

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

71 339

29 635

40 797

(2 036)

Operating Cash Flow

51 582

4 430

UIFW Expenditure***

19 931

24 873

Key Projects: Goat farming; ploughing project.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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OKHAHLAMBA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN235) CONTACT DETAILS

Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture

POSTAL: PO Box 71, Bergville, 3350 PHYSICAL: 259 Kingsway Street, Bergville TEL: 036 448 8000 FAX: 036 448 1986 EMAIL: Siza.sibande@okhahlamba.org WEB: www.okhahlamba.org

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 132 068 Households: 27 576

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 13, IFP 8, NFP 6, DA 1 Mayor: D T Sibeko

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

KWAZULU-NATAL

Population Growth: -0.43% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 43.40%

Area: 3 971km2 Description: Okhahlamba Local Municipality is situated in the mountainous region of KwaZulu-Natal between Lesotho, the Free State, Emnambithi/Ladysmith and uMtshezi. Okhahlamba is made up of privately owned commercial farmland; smallholder settlements; the urban areas of Bergville, Winterton, Cathkin Park and Geluksberg; and two tribal authority areas. The area is relatively well linked through the network of existing provincial roads that run through the municipality. The municipality is largely reliant on Ladysmith for facilities such as shopping, medical services and education, amongst others. Large capital expenditure is needed to meet service backlogs in the area. Bergville is a small town and is known as the gateway to the Northern Drakensberg. Approximately half a million tourists are attracted to the Drakensberg annually. Bergville hosts an office of the Drakensberg Publicity Association. Less than 50km from the towering Amphitheatre of Royal Natal, in 1897, the ideally-situated agricultural and trading centre of Bergville, was laid out by a retired sea captain. Two years later, at the onset of the Anglo-Boer War, British forces built a blockhouse in the settlement. The building is now a monument and museum within the grounds of the Bergville Courthouse. The council manages a caravan park and holiday huts on the bank of the uThukela River. A playground and facilities for sports, including swimming, tennis, bowls, cricket, golf, rugby and badminton, are available. A modern community hall serves as a town hall. Cities/Towns: Bergville, Cathkin Park, Winterton

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr S D Sibande Chief Financial Officer: S Ndabandaba Communications Officer: Suraya Asmal LED Officer: Hlengiwe Ndaba Other Senior Management: N Malinga (Director: Technical Services), T Mazibuko (Director: Social and Economic Development Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

84 929

50 206

Surplus/Deficit

Audit Outcome**

34 600

8 685

Operating Cash Flow

51 244

38 202

UIFW Expenditure***

23 076

5 982

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Assist cooperatives in marketing their craft through exhibitions; give start-up loans to SMMEs. Key Investment Opportunities: Development of Okhahlamba Development Agency, which focuses on attracting investors.

UMTSHEZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN234) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 15, Estcourt, 3310 PHYSICAL: Civic Building, Victoria Street, Estcourt TEL: 036 342 7800 FAX: 036 352 5829 EMAIL: elphas@mtshezi.co.za WEB: www.umtshezi.co.za

Composition of Council: ANC 9, IFP 4, NFP 3, DA 1 Mayor: B D Dlamini Other Members of Council: B A Dlamini (Deputy Mayor), C Nunes (Speaker)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 972km2 Description: uMtshezi Local Municipality is located approximately 165km north-west of Durban and 400km southeast of Johannesburg. The National Road N3 also traverses the municipality on its western portion. uMtshezi Municipality comprises parts of the magisterial districts of Weenen and Estcourt; the informal settlements of Cornfields, Thembalihle and Mimosadale; and settlements around Weenen. Escourt is the largest commercial centre in the Midlands region. Weenen is a small agricultural town that is starting to emerge as a tourist destination. The majority of the municipality’s population is concentrated in urban and farming areas but there are a few patches of highdensity settlements within the informal areas. The municipality boasts well-established industrial, commercial and residential areas, as well as rich agricultural farmlands. Cities/Towns: Estcourt, Weenen Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 83 153 Households: 19 252

Population Growth: 3.25% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.90%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Municipal Manager: Miss P N Njoko Chief Financial Officer: Mrs N M Thomas Communications Officer: Nontokozo Tenza LED Officer: Khaya Goba Other Senior Management: Hlanganani Hlongwane (Senior Manager), J Vermaak (Senior Manager)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Clean audit

Clean audit

Net Assets

643 967

655 943

Surplus/Deficit

(12 084)

4 768

Operating Cash Flow

38 627

50 565

UIFW Expenditure***

44

-

Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Ad-Luck Poultry – Emihle Iyamlansela; Dlondlobala cooperative support. Key Investment Opportunities: Estcourt Shopping Centre; Wembezi Multi-Purpose Centre; Weenan Taxi Rank; Noorwood Cooperative.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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UTHUNGULU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC28) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X1025, Richards Bay, 3900 PHYSICAL: Uthungulu House, Kruger Rand, Richards Bay TEL: 035 799 2500 FAX: 035 789 1641 EMAIL: sceo@uthungulu.org.za WEB: www.uthungulu.org.za

MTHONJANENI MFOLOZI NTAMBANANA

KWAMBONAMBI

NKANDLA

CITY OF UMHLATHUZE RICHARDS BAY

UMLALAZI

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

FELIXTON

AMATIKULU

Area: 8 213km2 Description: uThungulu District Municipality is a Category C municipality and is located in the north-eastern region of the KwaZuluNatal province. It covers the area from KwaGingindlovu (Gingindlovu) in the south, to the Umfolozi River in the north, and inland to Nkandla. LED Officer: Mduduzi Zulu Other Senior Management: Danie Lubbe (Deputy Municipal The district is home to six local municipalities: City of uMhlathuze, Ntambanana, uMlalazi, Mthonjaneni, Nkandla and Mfolozi (Mbonambi). Manager), Charles m’Marete (Executive Director: Technical Services) It has the third-highest population in the province. The N2 highway FINANCIAL INFORMATION* links the district to other significant economic centres such as Durban and Johannesburg. It also offers a direct route to Maputo ALL VALUES: R’000 2011/12 2010/11 in Mozambique. The development of the Richards Bay Industrial Financially Financially Development Zone is boosting economic activity and attracting Audit Outcome** unqualified unqualified international investors. Cities/Towns: Amatikulu, Empangeni, Eshowe, Heatonville, Felixton, Net Assets 1 113 465 905 731 KwaGingindlovu (Gingindlovu), KwaMbonambi, Melmoth, Mtunzini, Surplus/Deficit 208 035 93 677 Nkandla, Ntambanana, Richards Bay Operating Cash Flow 212 891 194 309 Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, mining

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 907 519 Households: 202 976

Blue Drop Score 2012: 72.51 Green Drop Score 2011: 68.4

Population Growth: 0.24% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.70%

Blue Drop Score 2011: 71.31

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 22, IFP 12, NFP 5, DA 2 Mayor: Thembeka Mchunu Other Members of Council: Thulani Mashaba (Deputy Mayor), Musa Mzimela (Speaker), Thamsanqa Gcabashe (Exco), Nonhlanhla Cele (Exco), Mirriam Simelane (Exco), B V Mthethwa (Exco), S Zungu (Exco)

Key Projects: KwaBulawayo Tourism Development aims to create a tourist attraction based on historical significance and situated in rural Bhekeshowe. The actual site of the King Shaka KwaBulawayo Military Capital is the focus of the attraction, surrounded by a wealth of historical and cultural tourist sites. Key Investment Opportunities: The Northern Zululand Film Office serves as a one-stop office to assist film producers with services. The main activities of the established film office are to develop databases; develop photographic routes; supply onsite support to production crews; assist with environmental impact assessments; assist with issuing of permits and obtaining permissions for filming; attract productions to the area; market the film office at exhibitions.

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mandla Nkosi Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Cheryl Reddy Communications Officer: Rekha Naidoo

KWAZULU-NATAL

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

CITY OF UMHLATHUZE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN282) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X1004, Richards Bay, 3900 PHYSICAL: 5 Mark Strasse, Central Business District, Richards Bay TEL: 035 907 5000 FAX: 035 907 5444/5/6/7 EMAIL: creg@richemp.org.za WEB: www.richemp.org.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 793km2 Description: City of uMhlathuze Local Municipality is the thirdlargest municipality in KwaZulu-Natal. Located on the north-east coast of the province, it is a strategically placed, aspirant metropol due to its close proximity to Durban. Likewise, it is home to the country’s largest deep-water port and an industrial development zone that enjoys the associated economic spin-offs. The John Ross Parkway, the major access road to the City from the inland provinces, is in the process of being upgraded and rehabilitated. The road boasts the country’s longest road bridge and has been designed to meet the growing transport needs of the City in line with the development plans for the CBD and harbour. Apart from being an industrial and economic hub, the City enjoys a diverse natural

METRO MUNICIPALITY

environment. Importantly, the City of uMhlathuze is a progressive municipality that appreciates the need to achieve a successful balance and synergy between industry, its rich environmental assets, and the community. uMhlathuze Municipality was established on 5 December 2000 after the demarcation process and the local government elections of that date. Richards Bay is considered to be the industrial and tourism hub, Empangeni the commercial hub and eSikhaleni the largest suburb. The name uMhlathuze is derived from the uMhlathuze River, which meanders through the municipal area and symbolically unifies the towns, suburbs and traditional areas. Its vision is: “The City of uMhlathuze, as a port city, will offer improved quality of life for all its citizens through sustainable development. It will be a renowned centre for trade, tourism and nature-lovers, coastal recreation, commerce, industry, forestry and agriculture.” Cities/Towns: Empangeni, Richards Bay Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, community services, trade, agriculture, mining, finance

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 334 459 Households: 86 609

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 1.45% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 31.00%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Composition of Council: ANC 36, IFP 10, DA 6, NFP 6, INDEPENDENT 2 Mayor: Elphas Mbatha Other Members of Council: E F Mbatha (Mayor and Chairman: Financial Services Committee), N V Gumbi (Deputy Mayor and Chairman: Corporate Services Committee), Mvuseni Mnqayi (Speaker), Manie Lourens (Chief Whip), M Sookroo (Chairman: City Development Committee)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

3 425 302

3 572 582

(147 281)

(193 205)

195 373

140 091

Operating Cash Flow

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: Dr N J Sibeko Chief Financial Officer: Mr M Kunene Communications Officer: G V C Mathabela LED Officer: Ms B N Nzimande Other Senior Management: L Khoza (Deputy Municipal Manager: City Development), M T Ndlovu (Deputy Municipal Manager: Corporate Services), S Mdakane (Deputy Municipal Manager: Infrastructure and Technical Services), M T Oliphant (Deputy Municipal Manager: Community Services)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.94 Green Drop Score 2011: 83.3

Blue Drop Score 2011: 89.26

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Agricultural support to encourage and assist smallscale farmers; annual agricultural market day; business support and business advisory workshops; community skills development. Key Investment Opportunities: The Ridge Development; Meerensee Retirement Village; waterworks node; waterfront development project; industrial development zone; eco-estate; canal node.

MFOLOZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN281) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: M E Ntshangase (Deputy Mayor), Z D Mfusi (Speaker), F M Thusi (Chief Whip), N R Mbuyazi (Chief Whip), S K Ngema (Chief Whip), B Mnqayi, B Mthiyane, B T Mnqayi, D Z Mntambo, E B Mbele, E S Mthimkhulu, F P Mpungose, J M Ndimande, M M Mbuyazi, N C Mthembu, N T Mthiyane, N W Mthetwa, S B Cele, S P Makhanya, S R Thabethe, T Ndimande, T E Mhlongo, T M Biyela, T S Gumede, X M Bhengu, Z D Mfusi, Z F Mkhwanazi, Z G Mcineka, Z R Msane

KWAZULU-NATAL

POSTAL: PO Box 96, KwaMbonambi, 3915 PHYSICAL: 25 Bredelia Street, KwaMbonambi TEL: 035 580 1421 FAX: 035 580 1141 EMAIL: administrator@mbonambi.co.za WEB: www.mbonambi.org.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 210km2 Description: Mfolozi Local Municipality (Mbonambi Local Municipality) forms part of the uThungulu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province. In close proximity to the City of uMhlathuze, the town of KwaMbonambi is situated alongside one of the country’s major highways, which runs from Cape Town to the Mozambican border, and carries both tourist and business traffic. The biggest proportion of land within the Mfolozi Municipal area is owned by private organisations and Ingonyama Trust Land. This privately owned land is located in the centre of the municipal area surrounding KwaMbonambi. The second-biggest area is Mhlana Traditional Authority, followed by the Sokhulu and Mbonambi Traditional Authorities. The Mfolozi Municipality is close to the St Lucia Estuary, a World Heritage Site, and to the popular fishing spot of Mapelane, as well as the world-famous Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserves. The Owen Sithole College of Agriculture, which is located in the area, contributes to the advancement of agricultural research and training. Cities/Towns: KwaMbonambi

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Khulumokwakhe Gamede Chief Financial Officer: Mr J V Nkosi Communications Officer: Mrs Nana Mthembu LED Officer: Lucky Nxumalo Other Senior Management: Cynthia Ngema (Director: Community Services), Nana Mthembu (Director: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

36 421

32 788

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

3 606

6 138

Operating Cash Flow

19 578

14 603

UIFW Expenditure***

16 473

6 626

LED ACTIVITIES DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 122 889 Households: 25 584

Population Growth: 1.39% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 17, IFP 10, NFP 3 Mayor: Mr Smangaliso Mgenge

Key Projects: Mthiyane Tour Centre; Mshiza Project; Shukuma MultiSave; Shilanathi grass cutter; Masakhane Club (ikusasa lethu) tents, chairs and stove; Ubumbano Club (ukonga nkanyezi) tents, chairs and stove; Gegede Club tents, chairs and stove; Mendu Club sewing machines, overlockers and cloths; Mahlengi block making; Luhlanga Projects machines; Dondotha Farmers Association; Vukuzakhe Poultry; Zamani Poultry; Ubumbano Poultry.

MTHONJANENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN285) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: PO Box 11, Melmoth, 3835 PHYSICAL: 21 Reinhold Street, Melmoth TEL: 035 450 2082 FAX: 035 450 2056 EMAIL: meltlc@mweb.co.za WEB: www.mthonjaneni.org.za

Area: 1 086km2 Description: Mthonjaneni Local Municipality falls within the northern coastal region of KwaZulu-Natal, and is part of the uThungulu District Municipality. It is approximately 170km north of Durban. The picturesque town of Melmoth was founded in 1888 as a “gold-

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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rush” town on a portion of the farm Golden Reef, when the British government annexed Zululand in 1887 and established several magisterial districts. It was decided to administer Mthonjaneni from a town named after the resident commissioner – Sir Melmoth Osborn. The former Melmoth Traditional Local Council area is the only town that was incorporated by the Mthonjaneni Municipality. In the past, the town performed the function of a dormitory town (and still does to some extent) for those who worked in the neighbouring town of Ulundi. Mthonjaneni is one of the smallest municipalities in South Africa, but it has the distinction of being regarded as one of the healthiest places to live in this country. It is close to the HluhluweUmfolozi and Opathe Game Reserves. Cities/Towns: Melmoth Main Economic Sectors: Farming, construction, social

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 47 818 Households: 10 433

Population Growth: -0.52% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.50%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr R P Mnguni Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Tholakele Simamane Communications Officer: Mr Spice Shabalala LED Officer: Ms Patience Vilakazi Other Senior Management: N W Zikhali (Technical and Engineering Services), N Mathonsi (IDP and Human Resources)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

142 565

107 568

Surplus/Deficit

34 997

20 421

Operating Cash Flow

48 962

15 496

UIFW Expenditure***

1 238

1 144

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 5, IFP 5, NFP 1 Mayor: Mrs Maureen Ndlangamandla Other Members of Council: Gabriel Gumede (Deputy Mayor), A N Jiyane (Speaker)

Key Projects: Informal traders support; tourism information office; poultry projects; aloe production; community gardens; small business industrial hub.

NKANDLA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN286) CONTACT DETAILS

Mayor: Mr Arthur Ntuli Other Members of Council: Thokozani Ndlela (Deputy Mayor), Nonhlanhla Nzuza (Speaker), Barbra Mncadi-Mpanza, Bahle Sibiya, Sbusiso Sibiya

POSTAL: Private Bag X161, Nkandla, 3855 PHYSICAL: Lot 292, Maree Road, Nkandla TEL: 035 833 2000 FAX: 035 833 0920 EMAIL: ppsibiya@nkandla.org.za WEB: www.nkandla.org.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 828km2 Description: Nkandla Local Municipality is situated in a remote area of breathtaking mountainous beauty, and consists mainly of tribal lands and state-owned land. The area has a wealth of undisturbed forests that boast mostly indigenous species. Nkandla has a claim to be the “cradle” of Zulu history. From Malandela to Shaka, to Dingane and Cetshwayo, Nkandla has been at the centre stage of the Zulu nation’s history. The graves of King Malandela and Cetshwayo are at Nkandla. Nkandla Town offers the full array of urban development, albeit at a smaller scale compared to the majority of towns in KwaZulu-Natal. Cities/Towns: Nkandla Main Economic Sectors: Retail, agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 114 416 Households: 22 463

Population Growth: -1.55% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 43.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: IFP 14, ANC 10, NFP 3

KWAZULU-NATAL

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sthembiso Mthembu Chief Financial Officer: Mr Philani Sibiya Communications Officer: Mr Langelihle Jili LED Officer: Mr Bhekokwakhe Mlondo Other Senior Management: Phiwa Msane (Director: Corporate Services), Mduduzi Mchunu (Director: Community and Economic Development Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

221 120

195 855

Surplus/Deficit

27 336

29 027

Operating Cash Flow

43 756

31 246

UIFW Expenditure***

29 840

2 251

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: Retail development (shopping mall); trading centre in one secondary node; development of tourist site (King Cetshwayo’s Grave, Nkandla Forest or Karkloof Butterfly).

NTAMBANANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN283) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: Private Bag X20066, Empangeni, 3880 PHYSICAL: Road D312, Buchanana Main Road, Empangeni TEL: 035 792 7093 FAX: 035 792 7094 EMAIL: info@ntambanana.org.za WEB: www.ntambanana.org.za

Area: 1 083km2 Description: Ntambanana Local Municipality is one of the six local municipalities under uThungulu District. The municipality is surrounded by meandering valleys that house numerous rivers flowing either towards the Mfolozi River in the north or the uMhlathuze River to the south.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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The municipality is located in Bhuchanana North in the eastern part of the KwaZulu-Natal north coast. It is set amongst rolling green hills that rise from the coastal plain in the east to the end of the plateau in the west. The biggest proportion of land within Ntambanana municipal area is owned by the tribal authorities. Obuka Tribal Authority covers the largest proportion of this land, followed by Somopho North, Obizo, Mambuka and Somopho South. Large proportions of land in the surrounding areas of Heatonville are owned by private landowners. Ntambanana State Land is situated in the surrounding areas of Buchanana Village and the area further north. Cities/Towns: Heatonville, Ntambanana Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, commercial farming

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 74 336 Households: 12 826

Population Growth: -1.31% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 49.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 7, IFP 6, NFP 3 Mayor: Ms Gugu Khumalo

Other Members of Council: M J Xulu (Deputy Mayor), W K Vilakazi (Speaker), E M Chonco (EXCO Member)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Phiwamandla Mnguni Chief Financial Officer: Ms Thembeka Myeza Communications Officer: Nombuso Dlamini LED Officer: Ms Phumelele Mthethwa Other Senior Management: Phiwamandla Mnguni (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

43 077

24 304

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

13 164

3 142

Operating Cash Flow

17 305

10 513

UMLALAZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN284) CONTACT DETAILS

Mtunzini is the number one residential and ecotourist destination in South Africa. Cities/Towns: Eshowe, KwaGingindlovu (Gingindlovu), Mtunzini Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

KWAZULU-NATAL

POSTAL: PO Box 37, Eshowe, 3815 PHYSICAL: Hutchinson Street, Eshowe TEL: 035 473 3474 FAX: 035 474 4733 EMAIL: mm@umlalazi.org.za WEB: www.umlalazi.org.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 213 601 Households: 45 062

Population Growth: -0.34% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.20%

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 300km2 Description: uMlalazi Local Municipality is one of six local municipalities located within the area of the uThungulu District Municipality. It is characterised by an undulating topography, causing difficulties with respect to the delivery of engineering services. The municipality is one of the largest local authority areas in South Africa. It borders on the Indian Ocean and has a coastline of approximately 17km. The municipal area consists of commercial farming areas in a broad, continuous band from the west of Eshowe to KwaGingindlovu (Gingindlovu) and to the north of Mtunzini. The rest of the area consists of tribal authority land, where land management has been poor. The uMlalazi Municipality is crossed by a number of important transportation routes, such as the N2 motorway between Durban and Richards Bay, the R34 between Richards Bay/Empangeni and Nkwaleni Valley to the north of Eshowe, and the R66 from the N2 motorway to KwaGingindlovu, Eshowe, Melmoth, Ulundi and Vryheid. The population distribution in the municipal area is characterised by relatively high population densities within urban nodes and low densities in rural areas. The municipal area is dominated by tribal areas, and 14 tribal authorities exist within the area. The town of Eshowe is of great historical significance in that it is the birthplace of Cetshwayo, who was king of the Zulus during the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. Eshowe Town is also considered the administrative and service centre of the uMlalazi Municipality. The coastal town of Mtunzini is situated on the north coast of Natal on the banks of the uMlalazi River, and borders on the uMlalazi Nature Reserve.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 24, IFP 18, NFP 9, DA 1 Mayor: Mr T B Zulu Other Members of Council: N M Khubisa (Deputy Mayor), E N Mtshali (Speaker), M M Ntuli (Chief Whip)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Simon Mashabane Chief Financial Officer: Zakhele Mhlongo Communications Officer: Ronel Hulley LED Officer: Menzi Vilakazi Other Senior Management: K C Zulu (Director: Corporate Services), N Buthelezi (Director: Engineering Services), S Nzuza (Director: Community Services), X E Blose (Acting Director: Protection Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

453 033

432 042

Surplus/Deficit

1 491

(4 647)

Operating Cash Flow

23 937

19 451

UIFW Expenditure***

3 327

683

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ZULULAND DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC26) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X76, Ulundi, 3838 PHYSICAL: B 400, Ugagane Street, Ulundi TEL: 035 874 5500 FAX: 035 874 5531/5589 EMAIL: info@zululand.org.za WEB: www.zululand.org.za

PAULPIETERSBURG

LOUWSBURG

VRYHEID

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 14 799km2 Description: Zululand District Municipality is situated in the northeastern part of KwaZulu-Natal. It is primarily a rural district. About half the area falls under the jurisdiction of traditional authorities, while the remainder is privately owned commercial farms or protected areas. The district comprises five local municipalities: Ulundi, Nongoma, uPhongolo, eDumbe and AbaQulusi. Vryheid and Ulundi are two urban centres of note in the district, respectively serving as a regional service and a regional and provincial administrative centre. The town of Vryheid is a commercial and business hub, while Ulundi Town is mainly an administrative centre and also the headquarters of the Zululand District Municipality. Cities/Towns: Emondlo, Louwsburg, Nongoma, Paulpietersburg, Pongola, Ulundi, Vryheid Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 803 575 Households: 157 748

UPHONGOLO

EDUMBE

Population Growth: 0.30% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 41.10%

ABAQULUSI NONGOMA EMONDLO

ULUNDI ULUNDI

cafe, a curio shop, hydroponic tunnels for vegetable production, a clothing and industrial dry cleaner, a céche, and a cooperatives production centre manufacturing safety clothing; P700 corridor development; revitalisation of Mona Market. Key Investment Opportunities: Ulundi Tourism Hub; revitalisation of the entire local airport; development of Ulundi gateway for cultural and ecotourism; Cengeni Gate Development as part of tourism promotion; the upgrading of the Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 83.05 Blue Drop Score 2011: 72.13 Green Drop Score 2011: 52.5

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

Composition of Council: IFP 14, NFP 10, ANC 10, DA 1 Mayor: V Z KaMagwaza-Msibi Other Members of Council: S E Qwabe (Deputy Mayor), M A Hlatshwayo (Speaker), M N Shandu (HOD: Corporate Services), Zanele Cele (HOD: Community Development), Z Dladla (HOD: Technical Services), S Landman (HOD: Planning)

Municipal Manager: Mr J H de Klerk Chief Financial Officer: Mr S B Nkosi Communications Officer: Chris Sosibo LED Officer: Mr Bongani Sibiya

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

1 557 804

1 345 953

Surplus/Deficit

211 852

102 281

LED ACTIVITIES

Operating Cash Flow

206 978

144 155

Key Projects: Ulundi Integrated Energy Centre Development comprising a petrol filling station, a bakery, a library, an internet

UIFW Expenditure***

18 423

743

ABAQULUSI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN263) CONTACT DETAILS

“amabutho” regiments but rather into a royal section, and no “umnumzane” chief presented them in the Zulu king’s council. Cities/Towns: Louwsburg, Vryheid Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing

POSTAL: PO Box 57, Vryheid, 3100 PHYSICAL: Cnr High & Mark Streets, Vryheid TEL: 034 982 2133 FAX: 034 980 9637 EMAIL: municipalmanager@abaqulusi.gov.za WEB: www.abaqulusi.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 211 060 Households: 43 299

Population Growth: 1.00% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.40%

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 185km2 Description: AbaQulusi Local Municipality is a local municipality in Zululand in the KwaZulu-Natal province. It is named after the AbaQulusi, a Zulu clan whose descendants live in the vicinity of Vryheid, Utrecht, eDumbe and eNgoje. They hail from different origins but were unified by their allegiance to local Zulu royal homesteads. Historically, they were not drafted into ordinary

METRO MUNICIPALITY

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration Composition of Council: ANC 17, IFP 16, NFP 7, DA 3, ORO 1 Mayor: Mrs P N Khaba Other Members of Council: N P Ndlela (Deputy Mayor), P M Mtshali (Speaker)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: R S Mokoena (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: T E Mkhwanazi (Acting) Communications Officer: Arnold Ramodibe Other Senior Management: S Chetty (Acting Director: Technical Services), B Mnigathe (Acting Director: Community Services), L Mgudlovu (Acting Director: Development Planning)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

234 793

250 427

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

(13 533)

(5 238)

LED ACTIVITIES

Operating Cash Flow

336 406

293 164

Key Projects: Bio Swiss Farming Development; Vryheid Private Hospital; Thusong Centre; revitalisation of Vryheid Town; Hlobane and Coronation Agri-Park.

UIFW Expenditure***

30 230

1 408

EDUMBE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN261) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X308, Paulpietersburg, 3180 PHYSICAL: 10 Hoog Street, Paulpietersburg TEL: 034 995 1650 FAX: 034 995 1192 EMAIL: info@edumbe.gov.za WEB: www.edumbe.gov.za

Composition of Council: NFP 8, ANC 4, IFP 2, DA 1 Mayor: Mr B M Nxusa Other Members of Council: D J Nhlengethwa (Deputy Mayor), N R Simelane (Speaker)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

KWAZULU-NATAL

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 943km2 Description: eDumbe Local Municipality is situated within the Zululand District Municipality in the north-western part of KwaZuluNatal. The location of the head office is in Paulpietersburg, which is 50km north of Vryheid and 59km south of Mkhondo (Piet Retief). The municipal area of jurisdiction is demarcated into eight wards that are predominantly rural in nature. Cities/Towns: Paulpietersburg Main Economic Sectors: Forestry, agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr T V Mkhize Chief Financial Officer: Ms S Q Mntambo Communications Officer: Mr Jabulani Mbukase LED Officer: Mr H D Zulu Other Senior Management: W M Nxumalo (Director: Corporate Services), M M Mdlazi (Director: Community Services), V Biyela (Director: Technical Services), H D Zulu (Director: Planning and Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

453 193

39 975

Population: 82 053 Households: 16 138

Surplus/Deficit

(1 098)

12 479

Population Growth: -0.02% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.70%

Operating Cash Flow

7 039

9 006

UIFW Expenditure***

76 878

19 096

NONGOMA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN265) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 84, Nongoma, 3950 PHYSICAL: Lot 103, Main Street, Nongoma TEL: 035 831 7500 FAX: 035 831 3152 EMAIL: reception@nongoma.org.za WEB: www.nongoma.org.za

Composition of Council: NFP 21, IFP 14, ANC 7 Mayor: J B Mavundla

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 182km2 Description: Nongoma is situated in the north of the KwaZuluNatal province. It is the most populated municipality in Zululand and the second-largest in terms of its area. It is one of the five local municipalities of the Zululand District Municipality and has three tribal authorities, namely Mandlakazi, Usuthu and Matheni. The area is made up of 19 wards, with 38 councillors. Located in the east of the Zululand District Municipality, the municipality has two secondary corridors, which run from Ulundi to Pongola and from Hlabisa to Vryheid. Cities/Towns: Nongoma Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Bonga Ntanzi Chief Financial Officer: M E Mthembu Communications Officer: Bonga Ntanzi LED Officer: S Mngoma Other Senior Management: I R Barnes (Director: Social Services), M J Dladla (Director: Corporate Services), S Mngoma (Director: Planning and Development), B E Dlamini (Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

116 747

73 132

Surplus/Deficit

43 776

24 751

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Operating Cash Flow

55 872

26 546

Population: 194 908 Households: 34 341

UIFW Expenditure***

51 610

9 794

Population Growth: -0.18% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 49.30%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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ULUNDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN266) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X17, Ulundi, 3838 PHYSICAL: Cnr Princess Magogo & King Zwelithini Streets, Ulundi TEL: 035 874 5800/5100 FAX: 035 870 3506 EMAIL: info@ulundi.co.za WEB: www.ulundi.gov.za

Composition of Council: IFP 28, NFP 13, ANC 6 Mayor: Ms N J Manana Other Members of Council: W M Ntshangase (Deputy Mayor and Chair: Economic Development and Tourism Portfolio Committee), H J Mlambo (Speaker), R V Sibiya (Chair: Technical Infrastructure Portfolio Committee), K P Ngema (Chair: Community Services Portfolio Committee), G N Mtshali (Chair: Protection Services Portfolio Committee), R B Nyawo (Chair: Oversight Committee)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 250km2 Description: Ulundi Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the northern part of the KwaZulu-Natal province within the Zululand District Municipality. Ulundi is the power hub of central Zululand. It is rich in cultural, historical and wildlife experiences. Ulundi Museum is just a few minutes from the centre of town, and the R700 leads to the Ondini Cultural Reserve. In addition, eMakhosini Ophathe Park lies only 10km out of town, and Hluhluwe/Mfolozi Game Park is accessible through the new Cengeni Gate a mere 35km away. Cities/Towns: Ulundi Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, commercial, retail

Municipal Manager: Princess S A Buthelezi Chief Financial Officer: Mr J H Mhlongo Communications Officer: Nomusa Nhlozi Other Senior Management: Sibuyiselwe Buthelezi (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 188 317 Households: 35 198

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Population Growth: -0.01% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 49.40%

678 281

743 301

(208 464)

(43 079)

Operating Cash Flow

28 126

34 798

UIFW Expenditure***

4 061

71 679

Surplus/Deficit

UPHONGOLO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (KZN262) CONTACT DETAILS

KWAZULU-NATAL

Cities/Towns: Pongola Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

POSTAL: PO Box 191, Pongola, 3170 PHYSICAL: 61 Martin Street, Pongola TEL: 034 413 1223 FAX: 034 413 1706 EMAIL: pongolatlc@pga.dorea.co.za WEB: www.uphongolomunicipality.org.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 127 238 Households: 28 772

Population Growth: 0.60% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.50%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 239km2 Description: uPhongolo Local Municipality is located in the north of the Zululand District Municipality. It lies adjacent to the Swaziland Border and the Mpumalanga Province Border. It has the thirdbiggest area in the district after AbaQulusi and Ulundi Municipalities. It is also a gateway to Swaziland and Mpumalanga. Main access to the municipality is via the N2 from Gauteng in the north-west and Durban in the south. The municipality provides regional access to a wide range of tourist activities outside its own boundaries. Main rivers in the municipality are the Mkuze River in the south and the Pongola River in the north, the latter feeding the Pongolapoort Dam located on the eastern boundary of the municipality. Together with the fragmented and sometimes dramatic topography of the area, the municipality contains, in overall terms, very low settlement densities, while on the other hand containing substantial recreational and tourism opportunities. The overall aim in terms of integrated development planning and land use management is to provide a secure environment for investment within the uPhongolo Municipality. The focus is on the investment in social and economic infrastructure and services, which will enable all the people of uPhongolo to make a contribution to the future sustainable development of the area.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Composition of Council: ANC 11, IFP 8, NFP 7, DA 1 Mayor: Mr M M Hadebe Other Members of Council: J B Ngema (Deputy Mayor), H V Ngcamphalala (Speaker)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr M N Mabaso Chief Financial Officer: Mr Bongani Ngobese (Acting) Communications Officer: Ms Anita Van Eeden Other Senior Management: Fatima Jardim (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

177 903

161 570

Surplus/Deficit

17 128

2 934

Operating Cash Flow

123 972

93 214

UIFW Expenditure***

19 795

113

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

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ETHEKWINI MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: PO Box 1014, Durban, 4000 PHYSICAL: City Hall, 263 Dr Pixley Ka Seme (West) Street, Durban TEL: 031 311 1111 | FAX: 031 311 2170 EMAIL: metroceo@durban.gov.za | WEB: www.durban.gov.za

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Cllr James Sikhosiphi Nxumalo Executive Mayor

THE COUNCIL (ANC controlled) Municipality’s full name: eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality Mayor: Cllr James Sikhosiphi Nxumalo Deputy Mayor: Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala Speaker: Cllr Loganathan Naidoo City Manager: Mr Sibusiso Sithole Chief Whip: Cllr Stanley Xulu Members of the Executive Committee: Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala, Cllr Fawzia Peer, Cllr Zandile Gumede, Cllr Nigel Gumede, Cllr Nondumiso Cele, Cllr Zwakele Mncwango, Cllr Heinz De Boer, Cllr Bongiwe Rose Mtshali and Cllr Patric Pillay

Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala Deputy Mayor

Mr Sibusiso Sithole City Manager

There are six Unit Heads who report directly to the City Manager, namely: Internal Audit, Performance Monitoring and Evaluation, Legal Services, Geographic Information and Policy Unit, City Integrity and Investigations Unit, and Metro Police.

ETHEKWINI STATE OF THE ECONOMY The Port of Durban is a major artery of the provincial and national economies. It is also a major transport route for goods and contributes significantly to economic exchange in KwaZulu-Natal and in South Africa as a whole. Massive investment is planned for the southern region of the eThekwini Municipal area (EMA), led by the proposed development of a dig-out port on the former

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Durban International Airport site. Plans for the use of the old

The Mayor of the Municipality is the Chairperson of the Executive

Durban International Airport site for port expansion purposes

Committee. His duties entail ceremonial functions and exercising

are in progress. We are currently in consultation stage with all

the powers dedicated to him by the Executive Committee. The

relevant stakeholders.

Council established an Executive Committee comprising 10

eThekwini Municipality and the Province of KwaZulu-Natal

members with two ex-officio members (Council Speaker and

fully support the use of the old airport site for the development

Chief Whip).

of a dig-out port and establishment of a petrochemical hub.

It is the management or principle committee of the

A steering committee comprising the National Department of

Municipality. It receives reports from other committees of the

Transport, state enterprises and officials from the eThekwini

Municipality and forwards these reports, together with its

Municipality has been tasked with exploring the future use of the

recommendations, to the Full Council.

airport site. The close proximity of oil refineries to the site augurs well for the planned expansion.

CHAIRPERSONS OF COMMITTEES Deputy Mayor Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala: Economic Development and Planning Committee Cllr Nigel Gumede: Human Settlements and Infrastructure Committee Cllr Nondumiso Cele: Governance and International Relations and Corporate Human Resources Committee Cllr Zandile Gumede: Community and Emergency Services Committee Cllr Treasury Fawzia Peer: Finance and Procurement Committee

There is a need to utilise the site to expand the capacity of the Durban port. The petrochemical hub will be a logical expansion of existing facilities such as the oil refineries, as they will be in close proximity to the Single Buoy Mooring – a facility that ensures 80% of the country’s fuel supply is delivered. “The plans fit in well with our development plans for Umlazi corridor. We believe the redevelopment of the site will contribute enormously to the growth of the City’s economy and job creation,” said Deputy Mayor Cllr Nomvuzo Shabalala. The earthworks for this project should start by 2016 in order to meet Transnet’s projected demand curve for container

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handling by about 2020. In addition to this, a number of projects

City Manager’s Cluster: Mr Sibusiso Sithole Deputy City Manager, Governance and International Relations Cluster: Mr Sipho Cele Deputy City Manager, Finance Cluster: Mr Krish Kumar Deputy City Manager, Human Settlements, Engineering and Transport Cluster: Vacant Deputy City Manager, Trading Service Cluster: Vacant Deputy City Manager, Community and Emergency Services Cluster: Dr Musa Gumede Deputy City Manager, Corporate Human Resources Cluster: Ms Dumisle Nene Deputy City Manager, Economic Development and Planning Cluster: Dr Naledi Moyo

are currently being implemented, or will be implemented in the

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near future, within the existing port to enhance port operations and improve container handling capabilities. The increased port capacity will necessitate a number of infrastructure-related projects in the back of the port area to enhance rail capacity. This will improve road handling and reduce the friction between freight and passenger traffic. These improvements will include the development of Umhlatuzana arterial and a proposed dedicated freight route. Communities in the southern region stand to benefit from increased economic opportunities resulting from these developments.

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Above: The Port of Durban.

Durban Port rail corridors over the next five years, creating 9 000 direct and indirect job opportunities. A number of other investments are planned for Umlazi, the most prominent of which is KwaMnyandu retail node, which consists of a major retail development coupled with an intermodal transport hub. Urban renewal work is currently being undertaken in Isipingo CBD. This includes upgrading the public realm as well as transport hubs. Durban is one of the most progressive cities in the country.

be finalised. Pinetown is a key manufacturing node as well as an important CBD that needs to be revitalised. • In the southern part of the City, the new dig-out port will be prioritised, as well as the development of a logistics park to support the automotive sector. The development of a dedicated freight route is also being investigated. • The City has a rural development programme that focuses on key rural nodes as well as agricultural projects to stimulate the economies of the rural areas. • The City accessed about R700 million from National Treasury

When it comes to the economy, there are some major private

in terms of the Neighbourhood Development Partnership

and public sector projects such as the expansion of Dube

Grant (NDPG) to facilitate investments in township areas. The

Trade Port, Cornubia, Dig-Out Port, development at Vetch’s

programme has been progressing well and investments have

Pier, the Durban Film Studio, and the recent cruise liner

been made at Bridge City, the Mpumalanga New Town Centre,

terminal development.

Umlazi, Clermont-KwaDabeka and KwaMashu. The City will

These will all assist greatly in boosting eThekwini’s growth trajectory above the usual 3% and also help to reduce unemployment.

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About R3,12 billion will be invested in the Richards Bay and

continue to support these initiatives. • There are programmes aimed at revitalising the secondary CBDs, as well as projects aimed at developing tourism nodes and corridors. These include uMhlanga, iNanda Heritage

The Municipality has major development initiatives, with a number of priorities that are aligned to National Government’s focus on infrastructure development and job creation. These include: • The development of the Northern Urban Development Corridor. This includes the development of Cornubia and support for development around Dube Trade Port. • In the outer west, development is proposed to support the national Durban-Gauteng Corridor. This corridor is

Route, Hazelmere Dam, uMgababa south of Durban, Kingsway Tourism Corridor and many others. • The planning and implementation of public transport programmes in conjunction with Province and National Government will receive significant attention. • The changes to the tax regime to support small business will assist the City’s efforts to grow this sector and this should be a priority area for the Municipality. • The investment climate will benefit from improved procedures

more than just a logistics route and there are significant

announced by National Government and the City should

developmental opportunities that these routes will make

support this by ensuring simplified and expedient local

possible, including development from Pinetown to Cato Ridge. The Municipality will work with the Province and

processes to support investment. • The Municipality is planning to review the first Best Practice

other municipalities in proactively planning and opening

City Commission (BPCC) and, in addition, assess the

up opportunities in this corridor.

current institutional mechanisms promoting and facilitating

• In the central area of the City, from the Durban Inner City

investment, with particular emphasis on the roles of eThekwini

to Pinetown, there will be further investments to support

Municipality. A BPCC Project Manager will be appointed, after

the inner City and entrench its role as a services centre

which a Commission will be established. The study is expected

incorporating offices, sport and tourism uses, the civic

to inform the City leadership and officials about the current

heart and a residential community. It is also an area that

and new obstacles to investment in the municipal area, and

supports the micro enterprises and all of these aspects will be

provide a set of recommendations and an implementation

strengthened. The planning in the back of port area will also

plan as a response.

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THE SISONKE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY PHYSICAL: The Sisonke Development Agency at Sisonke Farmer’s Market, Erf 2226, Portion 27, Ellerton Farm, Ixopo TEL: 039 834 2740 / 039 834 1362 | FAX: 039 834 1618 EMAIL: info@thesda.co.za | WEB: www.thesda.co.za

THE SISONKE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY The Sisonke Development Agency (SDA), the special purpose vehicle for the Harry Gwala District Municipality, has been established to drive the implementation of strategic industrial and investment programmes for the District and all its local municipalities. The objective is to drive economic growth by facilitating high-impact investment programmes on behalf of the District and Local Municipalities. This enjoins the SDA to play a leadership role in the efforts aimed at creating work.

TRADE AND INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES • Develop and establish purpose-built, world-class industrial and commercial facilities within the District, with the view to encourage the productive sector of the economy. • Market locally built and developed industrial and commercial facilities and special economic zones, locally and internationally. • Position the District economic nodes as the preferred location for quality exportoriented investment projects and mobilise and attract such investment projects to the District.

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• Provide quality services infrastructure, including state-of-the-art ICT and transport infrastructure, as well as business and utility services suited for internationally competitive export-oriented manufacturing.

DEVELOPMENTAL OBJECTIVES • Mobilise financial, human and other requisite resources for the development of the district economic development initiatives.

INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES • Entrench a positive image to ensure continued support by its key stakeholders and the public at large. • Ensure that sufficient revenues are realised to meet services and creditor servicing obligations, operating costs and the necessary returns to the shareholders. • Take ownership of the assets and affairs of the agency, and generally do all things necessary and incidental for the efficient and effective management of the agency.

WE OFFER • Investment facilitation • Trade promotion • Small business support • Facilitation of joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions • BBBEE promotion • Land reform support • Private sector development • Facilitation of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) • Local economic development • Cooperatives development and support • Provision of industrial infrastructure • Skills development and training

From top: The road up Sani Pass to Lesotho; The Fodo Monument in KwaFodo Cultural Village; The Church of the Sacred Heart at the Centocow Mission.

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FOCUS AREAS The Municipality focuses on four core sectors. These are agriculture, tourism, manufacturing and retailing.

AGRICULTURE With the District being richly endowed with natural resources, and having some of the best soil in the province, abundant water, and good rainfall, it is no surprise that the agriculture sector plays a decisively dominant role in Harry Gwala District Municipality. In fact, its role is so dominant that the District’s economic growth rates are closely linked with that of the agricultural sector. Agriculture contributes proportionately more employment in Harry Gwala District Municipality in rural KwaZulu-Natal than it does to employment in South Africa as a whole. Moreover, a discrepancy between actual and potential production indicates that a significant percentage of farmland has not been developed to its fullest. The dairy and forestry industries also play a prominent role in the District’s economy.

MANUFACTURING The most important manufacturing industries for the District are mainly value-added agricultural products, such as food, beverages and tobacco. One could say the manufacturing industry in Harry Gwala District is centred around agroprocessing. The most significant manufacturing area in the District is the urban area surrounding Kokstad. In the economic realm, manufacturing contributed no more than 6.3% of the District’s economy in 2010. GVA-R was 6%, and GDP contribution, 7%. Less than 3 000 people were employed in the manufacturing sector in 2010. RETAILING The retail industry forms part of the service industry, which has been growing rapidly and has become a noteworthy economic driver. Growth in jobs in the services industry has also been led by the retail trade. Along with wholesale, retail trade reflected a growth in jobs from 1 066 in 1996, to more than 2 100 jobs in 2010 – an increase of more than 100%.

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Above: The Sisonke Stimela Steam Train.

TOURISM: EXPERIENCE THE BERG AND MIDLANDS OF KWAZULU-NATAL Harry Gwala is one of the 11 district municipalities in KwaZuluNatal and is an inland municipality situated in the southern part of the province. It includes the southernmost part of the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg National Park adjacent to Lesotho and borders Eastern Cape Province in the West. Ixopo is one of the secondary nodes, and, as indicated in the District Spatial Development Framework is accessible from the R56 and R612 linking Pietermaritzburg and Eastern Cape and the coastal towns, including Durban and the Drakensberg. Harry Gwala District has tremendous potential to fortify its tourism sector. The relatively unspoilt natural environment has high ecotourism and adventure tourism potential. Activities such as horse riding, mountain biking, river rafting, abseiling and canoeing are available. Above: Centocow Mission.

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DANNHAUSER LOCAL MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: Private Bag X1011, Dannhauser, 3080 PHYSICAL: 8 Church Street, Dannhauser TEL: 034 621 2666 | FAX: 034 621 3114 EMAIL: info@dannhauser.gov.za | FACEBOOK: dannhauser municipality

Cllr Jabu Phakathi Mayor

Cllr V M Ndaba Deputy Mayor

Mr Bonginkosi Nkosi Municipal Manager

Cllr Z S Ngubeni Speaker

VISION By 2021, Dannhauser Local Municipality will be financially viable to the extent of allowing for the provision of all basic municipal services, supported by its transformed staff establishment; viable economy; attractive living environment; reasonable job opportunities and agricultural development, which will create a better life for all Dannhauser citizens.

MISSION Dannhauser Municipality will utilise limited and available resources to achieve a reasonable financial capacity for the eradication of basic service backlogs by

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creating an enabling environment, with a special emphasis on agriculture, mining and industrial development.

DANNHAUSER LOCAL MUNICIPALITY’S BACKGROUND Dannhauser Municipality is one of three local municipalities in the Amajuba District Municipality, located in the north-west corner of KwaZulu-Natal. The town of Dannhauser is located midway between Durban and Johannesburg on the main railway line, about 8km off the national road between the two cities. Some of the largest coalproducing mines in KwaZulu-Natal surround Dannhauser. Numerous rivers flow through the municipal area, the most important being the Ngagane and uMzinyathi Rivers, and there are scenic landscapes in the western portion of the Municipality. The population of the Municipality is currently at 102 161 people (Census 2011). Its population densities are highest in the traditional authority areas in the north-eastern portion of the municipal area and in the town of Dannhauser itself.

FINANCIAL POSITION The Dannhauser Municipality has received an Unqualified Audit Report for the past three years, of 2009/2010, 2010/2011 and 2011/2012. The Municipality has reliable and accredited financial systems. The personnel capacity of the Municipality has improved in terms of necessary skills, and on the implementation of the financial policies there is much improvement. The Municipality has successfully implemented the GRAP.

PRIORITY SECTORS IN DANNHAUSER The Dannhauser LED Plan has identified the Agricultural, Mining and Tourism sectors as key economic growth sectors within Dannhauser. The analysis of Dannhauser’s economy, as well as the availability of specific natural resources, has identified this to be the case.

From top: Rich in wildlife; Diverse cultures; A haven for small scale mining; Abundance of dams ensures a possible aquaculture; Recreational facilities are available.

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AGRICULTURE The Amajuba LED Plan identified agriculture as a potential growth sector and developed an Agricultural Development Plan (ADP) for the District under the auspices of the Amajuba District LED Forum. The ADP is a guideline to local municipalities and other stakeholders within the Amajuba District on the development of the agricultural sector in the area.

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Above: Fast-tracking infrastructure development.

According to the ADP, Dannhauser has a moderate climate that benefits agriculture. Water is readily available and energy

Above: Artist’s impression of upgraded health care facilities.

of newly-established mining companies that have started operating within Dannhauser.

costs are low, with high to moderate potential soils found the abundance of hides and skins within Dannhauser, hence the establishment of a tannery project, processing hides and skins into leather. There are large parts of the area suitable for dryland farming, i.e. not needing irrigation that is not utilised fully at present, but could be used for cultivation. These areas are mostly situated in the rural areas or trust land. In addition, large areas of the rural trust land that are currently underutilised, and not suitable for dryland or irrigation farming, could be used for grazing or livestock farming. It just requires fencing, dip tanks and access roads to improve the meat/milk yield for farmers. Agro-processing opportunities are also available, and they could enhance the potentiality of the sector.

MINING The mining sector remains a dominant sector in the Dannhauser economy. Recently, there has been an increase in the number

TOURISM There are specific opportunities for tourism in Dannhauser based on the natural attractions of the area, such as the various dams and nature reserves, its closeness to the battlefields, outdoor adventures, and other cultural attractions. The tourism plan aims to unlock the tourism potential of the Dannhauser Local Municipality to the benefit of all its inhabitants, in particular creating economic opportunities for previously disadvantaged communities. The tourism plan identified the following broad categories of attractions to Dannhauser: • Exhibitions of arts and crafts that will emanate from the skin tannery project • Specific events, such as festivals and sporting competitions, with the existing dams • Establishment of aquaculture projects • Cultural and historical, including the battlefields, and arts and crafts.

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throughout the Dannhauser Municipality. The study also outlined

Above: Ramaphosa Human Settlement Project.

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JOZINI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: Private Bag X28, Jozini, 3969 PHYSICAL: Circle Street, Bottom Town, Jozini TEL: 035 572 1292 | FAX: 035 572 1266 EMAIL: bntuli@jozini.org.za | WEB: www.jozini.org.za

Cllr B N Mthethwa Honourable Mayor

Cllr T S Mdluli Deputy Mayor

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR The year has been most challenging after the negative Audit Opinion the previous year, 2012. On one hand, there was a need to improve service delivery, whilst on the other hand, there was the need to clean house and clean up all systematic and attitudinal impurities of many years gone past, which were suffocating service delivery. I congratulate the management under the stewardship of Mr B Ntuli, who turned what appeared to be a hopeless situation

Cllr M Z Nyawo Speaker

Mr B Ntuli Municipal Manager

2. Job Expansion Initiative In this programme, we recruited 200 more contract workers from each ward in addition to the 98 that we rotate annually, with a budget of R2 million funded from operating revenue. Women’s empowerment has also been taken care of because about 21 Women Cooperatives have received a number of job opportunities, like renovation of community halls, crèches, community toilets, sports fields, etc.

into a beacon of hope and army of other counterparts. Indeed, we

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have turned the corner and we are on the right path to attain Clean

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Audit 2014 as we did when we improved to achieve an Unqualified Opinion 2013. We are immensely grateful to all departments that responded to our call for help, especially to Cost and Budget and Treasury, for if it was not for these departments, we would not have achieved an Unqualified Audit Opinion for 2013. Our focus in 2013 was on a community hall and infrastructure. In 2014, our focus will be on road networks, beautification of our towns and the provision of economic activity infrastructure.

VISION A municipality that provides sustainable service delivery, socioeconomic development and a better life for all.

Tourism is the Key Economic Sector Lake Jozini, as the dam is now called, has become popular as a tiger fishing destination, and because the dam borders with the Pongola Nature and Game Reserve, you can view wildlife from your boat while fireflies light up the early evening shoreline, transforming the water into an incandescent array of fairy lights. The main attraction in this area is the return of the elephant, though there are also a vast number of other game to be viewed, including: buffalo, wildebeest, giraffe, zebra, kudu, bushbuck, duiker, steenbok, hyena, cheetah, wild dog, cerval cat, warthog, and even the occasional sighting of leopard that roam the Lebombo Mountains.

MISSION To be a professional, effective, efficient and result-oriented municipality that, through integrated effort, continually promotes the social welfare and economic prosperity of all its residents, investors and tourists.

COMMITMENT We have turned the tide against most public servants’ sins by taking action to overcome, amongst other things: • Underspending • Culture of impunity • Sense of urgency

Good Climate Jozini Municipality has one of the best climatic conditions in KwaZulu-Natal, and South Africa. This includes the best sunshine (which is conducive for renewable energy generation); weather conditions for good agricultural activity. It is one of a few areas where you can grow crops year round. It also provides leverage for tourism development. The area provides agriculture, drinking water for animals and is a catalyst for urban development and economic growth. It is also a source of renewable energy for sustainable energy supply to uMkhanyakude District economy.

• Theft • Substandard performance This has resulted in, amongst other things, Interim Distress Relief Initiatives. The Municipality, recognising the distress of poor families, embarked on the following initiatives as interim relief measures:

1. Active participation in operation Sukuma Sakhe, whereby the Mayor mobilised social partners to: - Build houses for orphans - Distribute food parcels - Supply school uniforms, school shoes and bicycles, etc.

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Magnificent Jozini Bridge and Dam Jozini Dam is the third-largest dam in South Africa. The Jozini Dam was originally built to irrigate over 80 000ha of farmland on the Makatini flats, supporting products such as sugar cane, cotton, maize and various subtropical fruits. It is the best tiger fishing destination in South Africa, with tiger fish of 5-10kg being caught regularly these days now that the fish population in the Jozini Dam is well established. Strategic Location as a Border Post Jozini Municipality borders two countries that are important to its economic growth, Swaziland and Mozambique. This location

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is important in terms of major infrastructure and economic development projects and programmes, the two countries have embarked upon in close proximity to our border. The Mozambique government and other SADC countries (Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and South Africa) have agreed to build one of the largest ports 30km from Kosi Bay, including an urban expansion. This border area is dominated by strategic natural heritage projects such as the Ndumo Game Reserve and Tembe Elephant Park, Kosi Bay, and other similar natural resources.

Agriculture Potential Jozini Municipality has all the necessary ingredients for massive and diverse agricultural practice, given the climate, soil types and conditions, water availability, and stable weather throughout the year. It is the only area in the whole District in which two to three crop cycles can be harvested. Lebombo Mountain Range The Lebombo Mountain Range is an important natural heritage feature of the Municipality. Historians have recently confirmed that the geological formation starts somewhere around Hluhluwe and ends somewhere in Turkey (Europe). These mountain ranges are contrasted by uMhlabuyalingana (meaning a widespread flat area), starting at the foot of the Lebombo Mountain Ranges and extending into the ocean. This terrain provides for diverse agricultural practice, given the different weather patterns found within short distances.

Above: Ghost Mountain - this is a great and strange mountain. On top of it is a grey peak shaped like the head of an old woman. Looking east from Mkuze, two very pronounced features rise out of the Lebombo Range. On the left, Gaza, and on the right, Tshaneni. At irregular intervals over the years, strange lights and flickering fires were seen among the cracks and cliffs of the summit. Weird noises and strange calls were also heard. Eventually it was thought it was haunted but, of course, it wasn’t.

Cultural Heritage Jozini is one of the richest areas in KwaZulu-Natal in terms of cultural heritage. Key cultural heritage features include: • Hlathikulu indigenous forest at Jozini (Kwa-Nyawo Traditional Council) • Late Inkosi Dingane’s grave at Hlathikulu Forest • His Majesty, King Goodwill Zwelithini’s Palace at Emachobeni, Ingwavuma

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Lavumisa and Ponta do Ouro Border Posts (and, possibly, Cecil Mack Pass) Lavumisa and Ponta do Ouro border posts are the most strategic borders of Swaziland and Mozambique. It is through these two border posts that millions of people and millions of tonnes of cargo move between the three countries. They link these countries to South Africa’s premier ports at Richards Bay and Durban Harbours.

Above: Accommodation Facilities - Jozini has a wide range of lodges, hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation.

N2, R22 and R66 National Roads These three national roads are important infrastructures for public transport and movement of goods between the three countries. Jozini Dam Jozini Dam is one of the Municipality’s competitive advantages. The dam is a major source of drinking water for people, irrigation for farmers, and has assisted in completing a massive mall recently opened in Jozini. Above: Jozini Bridge - this is one of the most beautiful curved bridges in the country. One could be proud walking over it, as it crosses Jozini Dam for about 650m and stands 60m above the water.

Above: Border Cave - a rock shelter on the western escarpment of the Lebombo Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal near the border between South Africa and Swaziland. Border Cave has a remarkably continuous stratigraphic record of occupation spanning about 200 years. A set of tools, almost identical to those used by the modern San people and dating to 44 000BC, was discovered at the cave in 2012. These represent the earliest unambiguous evidence for modern human behaviour.

Above: Usuthu Gorge - the river rises near Amsterdam, Mpumalanga, South Africa, and flows through Swaziland in an easterly direction, where it enters the Lebombo Mountains. The 13km gorge forms the boundary between Swaziland and South Africa. For about 20km, it forms the border between South Africa (province of KwaZulu-Natal) and Mozambique. There, in the Ndumo Game Reserve, it absorbs its largest tributary, the Pongola River. It then meanders through the Mozambiçan coastal plain and empties into southern Maputo Bay, some 85km downstream.

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Above: Red Cliff - this cliff is situated next to KuMahemane and is located in Ndumo Game Reserve, with a relaxed resting area for tourists. It is an original clay cliff.

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INGWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: PO Box 62, Creighton, 3263 | PHYSICAL: Creighton Road, Creighton TEL: 039 833 1038 | FAX: 039 833 1179 EMAIL: mailbox@ingwe.gov.za | WEB: www.ingwe.gov.za

Cllr N P Luzulane Mayor

Cllr S V Zulu Deputy Mayor

Cllr M W Mtolo Speaker

Cllr H A Ngcobo Exco Member

Cllr P S Msomi Exco Member

MISSION

also realise its economic potential for the benefit of the people of

Ingwe Municipality will achieve its vision and strategic development

our community. Last, but not least, I am delighted to announce that,

goals by strengthening its working relations with its communities,

as Ingwe Local Municipality, we value the creativeness of our people.

sector departments, funders of development, investors, and by

They are our biggest asset in growing our local economy and creating

promoting good governance that adheres to legislation while

greater equity and fair trade. Amongst the economic sectors that

encouraging innovation and creativity.

dominate our municipality, the agriculture and tourism sectors are the

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most important. Commercial farming is, especially, the most important

VALUES

source of employment opportunities.

Ingwe Municipality subscribes to the following values in its quest

Below is a summary of a few of the successful projects undertaken by

for service delivery:

the Municipality:

(i) Equity We are committed to addressing the imbalances of the past and spatial equity is our ultimate objective. (ii) Honesty Public Service must be provided with trustworthiness and with a conscience loyal to our constituency. (iii) Excellence Our aim is to go the extra mile for public satisfaction through service delivery. (iv) Respect for Human Dignity The provision of basic needs like sanitation restores human dignity. (v) Integrity Public Service staff must deliver services with integrity. (vi) Responsiveness Ingwe commits itself to responding rapidly to community calls for service delivery. (vii) Basic Services In the 2013/14 financial year, Ingwe Municipality has allocated the following amounts to basic service delivery: • Sportsfields, halls and horse racing - R280 145 000 • Roads - R6 000 000 • Electrification - R19 000 000 • EPWP job creation - R1 000 000 • LED projects - R10 000 000 • Tourism projects - R1 100 000 • Community services - R1 149 000 • Good governance and special programmes - R8 810 000

MAYOR’S MESSAGE Ingwe cares for you. We, as Ingwe Local Municipality, have dedicated special effort to ensuring improved service delivery that turns around the unacceptably high level of poverty within our municipality. In particular, to the thousands of citizens who have not yet escaped the fate of historical marginalisation and discrimination. The programme that we are exploring is more about ensuring that all people living in the Municipality participate in how the Municipality is run. This is done through our commitment to plan and work together with the community and all organised stakeholders. On this basis, we can exploit the potential of our municipality and

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The Ingwe Biofuel Project The Ingwe Biofuel Project is our successful collaborative initiative that involves the establishment and operation of a solid biofuel production enterprise near Donnybrook. It uses forest residue and sawmill waste from in and around Ingwe Municipality. With this project, we aim to establish a solid bio-production enterprise based on the utilisation of waste from privately owned plantations and sawmills, and in so doing, create economic opportunities and jobs for people in the Ingwe municipal area. The Heifer Project The Municipality is privileged to mainstream emerging dairy farmers into the primary dairy sector, through the Heifer Project. This project has recognised that there is nothing that should prevent emerging farmers from entering the primary sector of the milk supply chain. The project aims to look for sectors within the primary industry in which emerging farmers can operate and gain experience without huge capital outlay and in which local operational farmers can assist with training and mentoring. It also confirms that heifer replacement rearing is a vital sector of dairy farming. Gerard Bhengu Gallery Gerard Bhengu was a pioneering and influential South African artist who was honoured with the establishment of a gallery and museum; a permanent display of his work that also tells the story of his life. The valuable collection has been housed in the first church built, and recently renovated, at Centocow Mission, which is situated in Ingwe Local Municipality in southern KwaZulu-Natal. This is a project that is close to my heart and I want to spur our youngsters on to take an avid interest in what Gerard Bhengu did at his young age, and pursue their elastic artistic talents. The Gerard Bhengu Gallery is the first gallery of its kind in Ingwe Municipality and I would urge people from all over the country to come and join us in experiencing the decorative and attractive works of Gerard Bhengu. Lastly, we commit to showing the courage to change, especially where short-term expediency may tempt us to compromise. I am confident that together — as government, communities, civil society and private sector partners for development — we will overcome the challenges of our municipality. THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT HANDBOOK SOUTH AFRICA 2014

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UMHLABUYALINGANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bag X901, KwaNgwanase, 3973 PHYSICAL: R22 Main Road, 01 Manguzi, Manguzi TEL: 035 592 0680/035 592 9628 | FAX: 035 592 0672 EMAIL: info@mhlabuyalingana.gov.za | WEB: www.umhlabuyalingana.gov.za

Cllr T S Mkhombo Mayor

Cllr M N Nxumalo Deputy Mayor

Cllr N S Mthembu Speaker

Mr S E Bukhosini Municipal Manager

BACKGROUND AND OVERVIEW

Infrastructure Grant Programme, with an overall allocation of

The uMhlabuyalingana Municipality is situated in the north-

R7 980 000, to undertake fixing up Manguzi’s roads in various

eastern part of KwaZulu-Natal. The Municipality has an area of

projects. The projects include the construction of Hospital Road

3 621 km2 and a population of 156 736 people, with an average

and its sidewalks, and the construction of Kelekele Road (800m).

household size of five people per household, according to

These completed projects echo the success of this municipality.

the Statistics South Africa 2011 Census. The Municipality is

In just over a year, in 2012, the Municipality created 200 jobs through projects such as the Community Workers Programme,

District Municipality. The Municipality has a rural character, with

Extended Public Works Programme and through SMME support.

99% of the municipality classified as rural, and consists of 17

As much as this municipality is a small one, it has big dreams and

wards. Nearly 60% of the municipal area falls under traditional

intentions for its citizens, and its leadership is working tirelessly

authority ownership, with the remaining 40% consisting of

to achieve good service delivery for its people and to improve

commercial farms and conservation areas.

their lives.

VISION STATEMENT To be a people-centred premier socio-economic development and environmentally-friendly service delivery municipality.

MISSION STATEMENT “Creating an enabling environment and sustainable

KWAZULU-NATAL

one of five municipalities that constitute the uMkhanyakude

development that promotes quality of life.”

STRATEGIC ORGANISATIONAL OBJECTIVES • To improve quality of life and create a pleasant living and working environment • To create an environment that promotes investment and economic growth • To involve local communities and stakeholders in municipal affairs in a structured manner • To develop uMhlabuyalingana Local Municipality as a viable and sustainable local government structure • To deliver services efficiently and effectively. uMhlabuyalingana Municipality has had several achievements and challenges. It takes pride in having achieved milestone projects such as the electrification of Manaba, which has brought light and hope into the lives of the uMhlabuyalingana people. During the 2012/13 financial year, more than 200 households benefitted from the Manaba Electrification Project, which was funded by the KwaZulu-Natal COGTA to an amount of R9 000 000. Manaba, which is in Ward 15, is one of the underprivileged areas within the Municipality and such projects are nothing less than life-changing for its residents. Amongst other things, a number of infrastructure projects are currently in progress, including the reparation of roads. The Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs funded uMhlabuyalingana Municipality through the Municipal

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LIMPOPO KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC VHEMBE DC34

LAND AREA

125 754km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

10.3%

PEOPLE CAPRICORN DC35

MOPANI DC33

POPULATION

5 404 868

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

10.4%

POPULATION GROUPS

WATERBERG DC36

SEKHUKHUNE DC47

BLACK AFRICAN

96.7%

COLOURED

0.3%

INDIAN/ASIAN

0.3%

WHITE

2.6%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

Limpopo, South Africa’s northernmost province, borders onto Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Botswana. It also borders the Mpumalanga, Gauteng and North West provinces. Named after the Limpopo River, which flows along its northern border, it is a region of contrasts, from true Bushveld country to majestic mountains, primeval indigenous forests, unspoiled wilderness and patchworks of farmland. In the eastern region lies the northern half of the magnificent Kruger National Park. Limpopo ranks fifth in South Africa in both surface area and population, covering an area of 125 754km2 and being home to a population of 5 404 868. The capital is Polokwane (Pietersburg). Other major cities and towns include Bela-Bela (Warmbad), Lephalale (Ellisras), Makhado (Louis Trichardt), Musina (Messina), Thabazimbi and Tzaneen. Mining is the primary driver of economic activity. Limpopo is rich in mineral deposits, including platinum-group metals, iron ore, chromium, high and middlegrade coking coal, diamonds, antimony, phosphate and copper, as well as mineral reserves such as gold, emeralds, scheelite, magnetite, vermiculite, silicon and mica. The province is a typical developing area, exporting primary products and importing manufactured goods and services. The climatic conditions in the province allow for double harvesting seasons, which results in it being the largest producer of various crops in the agricultural market. Sunflowers, cotton, maize and peanuts are cultivated in the Bela-Bela—Modimolle area. Bananas, litchis, pineapples, mangoes and pawpaws, as well as a variety of nuts, are grown in the Tzaneen and Makhado areas. Extensive tea and coffee plantations create many employment opportunities in the Tzaneen area. The Bushveld is cattle country, where controlled hunting is often combined with ranching. Limpopo is divided into five district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 25 local municipalities.

NO SCHOOLING

17.3%

GRADE 12

22.7%

HIGHER EDUCATION

9.2%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

38.9%

HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS

1 418 102

FORMAL DWELLINGS

89.8%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

87.3%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

52.3%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

22.7%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

21.8%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.southafrica.info www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN LIMPOPO Capricorn

Greater Giyani

Greater Tubatse

Bela-Bela

Aganang

Greater Letaba

Makhudutamaga

Lephalale

Blouberg

Greater Tzaneen

Vhembe

Modimolle

Lepelle-Nkumpi

Maruleng

Makhado

Mogalakwena

Molemole

Sekhukhune

Musina

Mookgophong

Polokwane

Elias Motsoaledi

Mutale

Thabazimbi

Mopani

Ephraim Mogale

Thulamela

Ba-Phalaborwa

Fetakgomo

Waterberg

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CAPRICORN DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC35) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 4100, Polokwane, 0700 PHYSICAL: 41 Biccard Street, Polokwane TEL: 015 294 1000 FAX: 015 291 4297 EMAIL: info@cdm.org.za WEB: www.cdm.org.za

BLOUBERG

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 21 705km2 Description: Capricorn District Municipality falls under the Limpopo province, located on the northern side of South Africa. It derives its name from the Tropic of Capricorn, along which it is situated. It is predominantly rural in nature. It consists of the following five local municipalities: Aganang, Blouberg, Lepelle-Nkumpi, Molemole and Polokwane. Limpopo’s capital, Polokwane (Pietersburg), lies in the heart of the Capricorn region. The district has an internal airport, and is linked to Gauteng by one of the best stretches of the N1 in South Africa. Capricorn is situated as a stopover between Gauteng and the northern areas of Limpopo, and between the north-western areas and the Kruger National Park. It forms a gateway to Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. It has the third-largest district economy in Limpopo province. Cities/Towns: Alldays, Dendron, Morebeng (Soekmekaar), Polokwane (Pietersburg), Zebediela Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture, mining, manufacturing

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 1 261 463 Households: 342 838

Population Growth: 0.80% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.20%

MOREBENG

MOLEMOLE

AGANANG

POLOKWANE

POLOKWANE

ZEBEDIELA

LEPELLE-NKUMPI

Communications Officer: Mr Jabu Masondo Other Senior Management: Ali Said (Manager: Infrastructure), Motlatso Manthata (Manager: Corporate Services), Mavis Matlala (Executive Management), Nokuthula Mazibuko (Manager: DPEMS), Isaac Motsuki (Manager: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

LIMPOPO

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 44, DA 5, COPE 3, ACDP 1 Mayor: Mr Makgabo Mapoulo Other Members of Council: Nakedi Lekganyane (Speaker), Patrick Baloyi (Chief Whip), Calvin Masoga (LED), Gabriel Dandane (Finance), Gloria Tsheola (Corporate Services), Betty Kgare (Health and Environment), Julia Vilankulu (Special Focus), Phineas Boloka (Sport, Arts and Culture), Puleng Mashangoane (Strategy and Planning), Joel Moropa (Infrastructure)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

1 136 074

1 009 135

Net Assets† Surplus/Deficit† Operating Cash Flow†

126 939

63 101

304 509

174 330

39 791

43 664

UIFW Expenditure*** † Unaudited Figures

OTHER AUDITS ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2012: 71.99 Blue Drop Score 2011: 86.85 Green Drop Score 2011: 46.3

Municipal Manager: Mr Ngoako Molokomme Chief Financial Officer: Mr Naazim Essa

AGANANG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM352) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 990, Juno, 0748 PHYSICAL: Cnr Gilead & Knobel Hospital Roads, Moletjie Ceres Village, Koloti TEL: 015 295 1400 FAX: 015 295 1447/1401 EMAIL: admin@aganang.gov.za WEB: www.aganang.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 32, COPE 2, ACDP 1, DA 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Ms Maria Mokobodi Other Members of Council: Noko Ntsewa (Speaker), Malesela Teffo (Chief Whip), Tebogo Lekoloane (Chairperson: Budget and Treasury), Albert Moloto (Chairperson: Technical Services), Stephen Phaka (Chairperson: Community Services), Lisbeth Mothata (Chairperson: Corporate Services), Mary Dikgale (Chairperson: Economic Development and Planning), Kwena Mahoai (Chairperson: Special Focus)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 881km2 Description: Aganang Local Municipality is located in the Capricorn District Municipality in the Limpopo province. Aganang is a Setswana name that means “building together”.

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 131 164 Households: 33 918

Population Growth: -1.13% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 50.40%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Manape Thamaga (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mr Frans Mokonyama Communications Officer: Ms Disree Manyane LED Officer: Mr Absen Laka (Acting) Other Senior Management: Makgabo Komape (Senior Manager: Technical Services), Absen Laka (Senior Manager: Corporate Services), Manape Thamaga (Senior Manager: Community Services), Malesela Maubane (Municipal Spokesperson)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES 2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Adverse audit

Net Assets

112 322

87 892

Surplus/Deficit

20 997

38 654

Operating Cash Flow

39 894

34 736

UIFW Expenditure***

20 139

5 228

Key Projects: Fencing of Matlou Matlala Botanical Tourism Centre; construction of car wash. Key Investment Opportunities: Equipment for wholesale warehouse; establishment of oil production pilot project.

BLOUBERG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM351) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 1593, Senwabaranwa, 0790 PHYSICAL: 2nd Building Mogwadi, Senwabaranwa Road, Senwabaranwa TEL: 015 505 7100 FAX: 015 505 0296 EMAIL: info@blouberg.gov.za WEB: www.blouberg.gov.za

Population: 162 629 Households: 41 192

Population Growth: -0.54% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Area: 9 248km2 Description: Blouberg Local Municipality is situated in the Limpopo province, in the northern part of South Africa, bordering Zimbabwe and Botswana. It takes its name from the Blouberg (blue mountains), a mountain range located to the west of the western end of the Soutpansberg Mountain Range, north-west of the town of Vivo. Blouberg is home to some of the most spectacular rock climbing in South Africa. It is famous for its big-wall natural climbing, with route lengths up to 350m. The vegetation ranges from subtropical savanna at the base, to alpine near the summit. Blouberg is a hot area with annual rainfall varying between 380 and 550mm. Most rainfall is experienced during the summer months. Evapotranspiration during the rainy season is very high. The area is prone to frequent drought, which has an adverse effect on the local economy. The only perennial river is the Mogalakwena River, which feeds the Glen-Alpine Dam, the only source of pipeline water in the area. Cities/Towns: Alldays

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr T M Kgoale Chief Financial Officer: Mrs C Raganya Communications Officer: Ms Nonhlanhla Mashele Other Senior Management: Kenny Machovani (Acting Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

Net Assets

3 133 554

3 116 870

Surplus/Deficit

33 168

18 009

Operating Cash Flow

25 935

28 671

UIFW Expenditure***

35 715

16 359

LIMPOPO

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Composition of Council: ANC 37, DA 2, ACDP 1, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr Serite Sekgoloane Other Members of Council: Mapau Masekwameng (Chair: Budget and Treasury), Donald Ratladi (Chair: Infrastructure Development), William Moshuhla (Chair: Special Focus), Adeline Morapedi (Economic Development and Planning), Elina Sithukga (Chair: Corporate Services), Phillemon Tutja (Chair: Community Services)

LEPELLE-NKUMPI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM355) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X07, Chuenespoort, 0745 PHYSICAL: 170 BA Lebowakgomo, Chuenespoort TEL: 015 633 4500 FAX: 015 633 6896 EMAIL: maketu.ramaphakela@lepelle-nkumpi.gov.za WEB: www.lepelle-nkumpi.gov.za

Population: 230 350 Households: 59 682

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 463km2 Description: Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality is situated within the Capricorn District Municipality in Limpopo province. The municipality is located 55km south of the district municipality and Polokwane (Pietersburg) City. The municipality is predominantly rural. It is divided into 29 wards, four of them being a township called Lebowakgomo and one of the Capricorn District’s growth points. All sittings of the Provincial Legislature take place at Lebowakgomo Old Parliament for the former homeland. Cities/Towns: Zebediela

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.10% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 48.10%

Composition of Council: ANC 47, COPE 4, DA 2, ACDP 1, AZAPO 1, INDEPENDENT 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Ms Veronica Phaahla Other Members of Council: F M Mohlatlole (Portfolio Head: Roads and Transport), P P Nchabeleng (Portfolio Head: Health and Social Development), M M Ramokolo (Portfolio Head: Housing and Electricity), M J Sehlapelo (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), L L Ramoshaba (Portfolio Head: Sports, Arts and Culture, and Community Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr F Ramaphakela Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Ngoveni Rosina Communications Officer: Ms M Maubane LED Officer: Mr J Mokoena

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

LED ACTIVITIES 2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

400 766

314 200

Surplus/Deficit†

86 397

96 385

Operating Cash Flow†

80 859

70 859

UIFW Expenditure***

56 454

-

Audit Outcome** Net Assets†

† Unaudited Figures

Key Projects: Grootfontein Project (irrigation schemes); Dithabaneng Bakery; Mphahlele Self-Help Bakery; Mkgoathane Poultry Project; Mafefe Bakery and Catering; Hlakano Bakery; Tongoane Poultry Project. Key Investment Opportunities: The tourist attraction at Mafefe Ga-Mampa Village; the agricultural sector: irrigation schemes and Zebediela Citrus Estate; mining opportunities: Lonmin Mine, Klipspringer Mine and other prospects are underway; manufacturing, wholesale and retail sectors.

MOLEMOLE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM353) CONTACT DETAILS

Whip), E Paya (Chairperson: Finance), R Moseamo (Chairperson: Technical Services), D Pakgadi (Chairperson: Corporate Services), A Phihlela (Chairperson: Community Services)

POSTAL: Private Bag X44, Mogwadi, 0715 PHYSICAL: 303 Church Street, Mogwadi TEL: 015 501 0243 FAX: 015 501 0419 EMAIL: info@molemole.gov.za WEB: www.molemole.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

LIMPOPO

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 347km2 Description: Molemole Local Municipality is bordered to the south by Polokwane Municipality, to the north-west by Blouberg Municipality, to the south-east by Greater Letaba Municipality and to the north by Makhado Municipality. Molemole Municipality forms part of the five municipalities that make up Capricorn District Municipality, which also includes Blouberg, Aganang, LepelleNkumpi and Polokwane. One national road, the N1, crosses through the municipal area, linking Molemole with Zimbabwe to the north. The Provincial Road P94/1 (R521) passes through the municipality and links Molemole to Botswana on the western side. Cities/Towns: Dendron, Morebeng (Soekmekaar) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, finance, insurance, real estate, business services, community and personal services, wholesale and retail

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 108 321 Households: 30 043

Population Growth: -0.10% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 24, ACDP 1, COPE 1, DA 1 Mayor: Ms Paulinah Makgatho Other Members of Council: L Moabelo (Speaker), P Rakubu (Chief

Municipal Manager: Mr David Nkoana Chief Financial Officer: Mr K E Moloko Communications Officer: Ms Morongwa Pholoba LED Officer: Mr N Keetse Other Senior Management: M H Madibana (Corporate Services), D Masipa (Technical Services), M Moabelo (Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Audit not finalised

Disclaimer

148 757

78 133

Surplus/Deficit

21 800

16 850

Operating Cash Flow

28 062

23 644

UIFW Expenditure***

n/a

n/a

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Training and incubation programme for SMMEs; internship programme for agriculture graduates; develop brochure and DVD on investment opportunities within the municipality; operationalisation of Motumo Trading Post; establishment of detergent factory; establishment of an agri-hub; establishment of livestock farming and a feedlot. Key Investment Opportunities: Mogwadi Shopping Complex; mining: granite and quarry; tourism and ecotourism; agriculture: mixed farming.

POLOKWANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM354) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 111, Polokwane, 0700 PHYSICAL: Cnr Landros Mare & Bodenstein Streets, Polokwane TEL: 015 290 2000 FAX: 015 290 2106 WEB: www.polokwane.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 766km2 Description: Polokwane Local Municipality is located within the Capricorn District in the Limpopo province. It shares its name with the city of Polokwane (Pietersburg). In February 2002, the city was renamed Polokwane – a northern Sesotho word that means “place of safety”. It is a city with more than a century of phenomenal growth and prosperity. Polokwane Municipality accounts for 3% of the total surface area of Limpopo, however, over 10% of the population of Limpopo resides within its boundaries. The municipality serves as the economic hub of Limpopo, and has the highest population

METRO MUNICIPALITY

density in the Capricorn District. The municipal spatial pattern reflects that of the historic apartheid city model, characterised by segregated settlement. At the centre of the area is the Polokwane economic hub, which comprises the central business district, industrial area, and a range of social services and well-established formal urban areas servicing the more affluent residents of Polokwane. Situated on the outskirts in several clusters are less formal settlement areas, which are experiencing enormous influx from rural urban migration trends. These areas are in dire need of upgraded services and infrastructure, both social and engineering, and are struggling to cope with the informal influx of more and more people who want access to an improved quality and standard of living. Cities/Towns: Polokwane (Pietersburg) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, mining

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 628 999 Households: 178 001

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 2.13% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 32.40%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 60, DA 10, COPE 3, ACDP 1, AZAPO 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Freddy Greaver Other Members of Council: M C Mathiba (Speaker), M J Kaka (Chairperson: Housing), M J Ralefatane (Chairperson: Water and Sanitation), P J Modikwa (Chairperson: Electricity), M K Teffo (Chairperson: Sports, Arts and Culture), M C Molepo (Chairperson: Spatial Planning), M E Maleka (Chairperson: Finance and LED), T J Mogale (Chairperson: Community Services), M D Madikoto (Chairperson: Roads and Storm Water), M M Peta (Chairperson: Special Focus), L E Hardy (Chairperson: Waste and Environment)

Other Senior Management: Sam Mabotja (Acting Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Audit Outcome**

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

Net Assets

4 924 304

5 325 644

Surplus/Deficit

175 030

80 684

Operating Cash Flow

355 908

312 840

UIFW Expenditure***

350 615

105 454

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: Mrs Constance Mametja Chief Financial Officer: T G Maponya Communications Officer: Mr Simon Mokoatedi

Blue Drop Score 2012: 86.52 Blue Drop Score 2011: 92.61 Green Drop Score 2011: 67.2

MOPANI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC33) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X9687, Giyani, 0826 PHYSICAL: Government Building, Main Road, Giyani TEL: 015 811 6300 FAX: 015 812 4302 EMAIL: tim@mopani.gov.za WEB: www.mopani.gov.za

GIYANI

GREATER LETABA

GREATER GIYANI

MODJADJISKLOOF

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

BA-PHALABORWA

TZANEEN

GREATER TZANEEN

MARULENG HOEDSPRUIT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

Population: 1 092 507 Households: 296 320

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: 0.29% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 44, DA 2, COPE 1, XIMOKO 1 Mayor: Mr Joshua Matlou Other Members of Council: N V Mathonsi (Speaker), O J Mushwana (Chief Whip)

LIMPOPO

Area: 20 011km2 Description: Mopani District Municipality is a Category C municipality located within the north-eastern quadrant of the Limpopo province. It consists of five local municipalities: Ba-Phalaborwa, Greater Giyani, Greater Letaba, Greater Tzaneen and Maruleng, and the District Management Area. It is bordered in the east by Mozambique, in the north by Zimbabwe and Vhembe District Municipality, in the south by Mpumalanga province through Ehlanzeni District Municipality, in the west by Capricorn and Vhembe District Municipalities, and in the south-west by Sekhukhune District Municipality. The seat of Mopani is Giyani, and the district is part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Cities/Towns: Giyani, Gravelotte, Haenertsburg, Hoedspruit, Leydsdorp, Modjadjiskloof (Duiwelskloof), Tzaneen Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, forestry, mining

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

1 818 041

1 872 996

6 316

55 167

Operating Cash Flow

215 169

121 370

UIFW Expenditure***

229 235

322 564

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 79.21 Blue Drop Score 2011: 63.87 Green Drop Score 2011: 51.6

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Masiye Mankabidi Chief Financial Officer: M Mankabidi Communications Officer: Nkchesani Mavanda LED Officer: D Nkoane Other Senior Management: I Moakamela (Corporate Services), T Nemugumoni (Community Services), M Tsebe (Planning and Development), M Machubeni (Engineering Services)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Support to SMMEs for shows and exhibitions; Moshupatsela Secondary Agricultural Cooperative; partnership with Trivandrum District Municipality (India). Key Investment Opportunities: Sapacoe Tea Estate; Mokwakwaila Village Urban Development Plan; Kgapane Shopping Complex; Muyexe Rural Development Plan.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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BA-PHALABORWA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM334) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X01020, Phalaborwa, 1390 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, Nelson Mandela Drive, Phalaborwa TEL: 015 780 6300 FAX: 015 781 0726 EMAIL: info@baphalaborwa.gov.za WEB: www.ba-phalaborwa.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 29, DA 4, COPE 2, IRASA 1 Mayor: Ms Anna Sono Other Members of Council: M D Maake (Speaker), S L Mohlala (Chief Whip), S R De Beer, M S Magomane, K S Malatji, V P Mapanzela, K P Mhlari, D M Rapatsa

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 462km2 Description: Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality is a Category B municipality found in the Mopani District in the Limpopo province. It is situated in the north-eastern part of Mopani, just less than 1km from the Kruger National Park border. It is 220km from Polokwane (Pietersburg) and Mbombela (Nelspruit), and serves as a central gateway to the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park through the Giriyondo Border. It is an entry and exit point to the Mozambican side of the Xai-Xai beaches. The area has vast tourism and manufacturing investment opportunities. Cities/Towns: Gravelotte, Leydsdorp Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, trade

Municipal Manager: Dr S S Sebashe Chief Financial Officer: Ms Aubrey Mushwana Communications Officer: Elliot Ramachela Other Senior Management: Elliot Ramachela (Municipal Spokesperson), Khumbuzo Ntshavheni (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

921 286

1 004 189

(82 903)

(68 310)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

25 939

19 537

UIFW Expenditure***

69 484

39 849

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 150 637 Households: 41 115

Population Growth: 1.36% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.40%

LIMPOPO

GREATER GIYANI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM331) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X9559, Giyani, 0826 PHYSICAL: BA 59/2 Giyani Main Road, Opposite Nkensani Hospital, Giyani TEL: 015 811 5500 FAX: 015 812 2068 WEB: www.greatergiyani.gov.za

Population: 244 217 Households: 63 548

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 172km2 Description: Greater Giyani Local Municipality was established in terms of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa of 1996, the Municipality Demarcation Act of 1998 and Section 12 Notice issued in terms of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act of 1998. The town of Giyani is located approximately 185km from Polokwane (Pietersburg), 100km from Thohoyandou and 550km from Pretoria. Its eastern section borders on the world-famous Kruger National Park. The municipality is demarcated into 30 wards and has 60 councillors. The 10 traditional authority areas comprise 91 villages. Giyani Town is the largest and most densely populated centre, featuring the most employment opportunities, as well as the best shopping and recreational facilities. The labour force consists of skilled, semi-skilled and a large percentage of unskilled people. Giyani is regarded as the “place where the people dance and land of the friendly people”. It was established in 1969. It is the administrative and commercial centre of the Mopani District and also the former capital of Gazankulu. Giyani is also rich in cultural history, with royal families dating back as far as 1822. Cities/Towns: Giyani Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing, trade, catering, government, finance, transport, communications, agriculture

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.14% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 47.00%

Composition of Council: ANC 50, INDEPENDENT 3, XP 3, DA 2, ACDP 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr Pat Hlungwani Other Members of Council: M N Maswanganyi (Speaker), J T Chabalala (Chief Whip), J Baloyi, T E Chauke, N Khabdlela, G A Maluleke, K A Manganyi, W W Mhlongo, N P Ndhaba, M R Rikhotso, N M Rikhotso

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Gezani Masingi Chief Financial Officer: R H Maluleke Communications Officer: Mr Nyangani Mdaka Other Senior Management: Gezani Masingi (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

183 488

135 016

Surplus/Deficit

48 700

(24 887)

Operating Cash Flow

65 670

29 509

UIFW Expenditure***

77 160

70 559

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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GREATER LETABA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM332) CONTACT DETAILS

Mayor: Mr Godfrey Modjadji Other Members of Council: Rosinah Ramalatso (Speaker), Corporal Masutha (Chief Whip)

POSTAL: PO Box 36, Modjadjiskloof, 0835 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, 44 Botha Street, Modjadjiskloof TEL: 015 309 9246/9248 FAX: 015 309 9419 EMAIL: TGMash@glm.gov.za WEB: www.greaterletaba.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 891km2 Description: Greater Letaba Local Municipality is characterised by contrasts such as varied topography, population densities (low in the south, relatively dense in the north-east), and prolific vegetation in the south (timber) and sparse vegetation in the north (Bushveld). The availability of natural resources such as dams, tourist attractions, nature reserves and proximity to intensive economic activities creates opportunities for economic spin-offs. The “gates” to the municipal area are considered to be Sekgopo in the west, Modjadjiskloof (Duiwelskloof) in the south, Mamaila Kolobetona in the north and Makgakgapatse in the east. There are 129 rural villages within the municipal area. Cities/Towns: Modjadjiskloof (Duiwelskloof) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

Municipal Manager: Tsakani Mashaba Chief Financial Officer: Betlehem Thoka Communications Officer: Lovers Maenetje LED Officer: Mr Eric Rabalela Other Senior Management: Lovers Maenetje (Municipal Spokesperson), Kgomotso Cheune (Corporate Services), William Molokomme (Infrastructure Development and Planning), Ignatius Mogale (Community Services), Ngoako Lebepe (Mayor’s Office), Betlehem Thoka (Finance)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets†

306 289

240 740

65 865

21 797

Operating Cash Flow†

68 691

57 301

UIFW Expenditure***

36 136

14 000

† Unaudited Figures

Population: 212 701 Households: 58 261

LED ACTIVITIES

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

2010/11 Adverse audit

Surplus/Deficit†

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: -0.29% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 40.30%

2011/12 Qualified audit

Key Projects: Construction of pavements project in rural areas. Key Investment Opportunities: Development of a shopping complex or a mall; development of a large residential area.

Composition of Council: ANC 51, COPE 4, DA 1, ACDP 1

CONTACT DETAILS

LIMPOPO

GREATER TZANEEN LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM333) Other Members of Council: Phetole Machete (Speaker), Napoleon Mboweni (Chief Whip)

POSTAL: PO Box 24, Tzaneen, 0850 PHYSICAL: 1 Agatha Street, Civic Centre, Tzaneen TEL: 015 307 8000 FAX: 015 307 8049 EMAIL: mandy.arjoon@tzaneen.gov.za WEB: www.tzaneen.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 243km2 Description: Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality is situated in the eastern quadrant of the Limpopo province within the Mopani District Municipality. It is bordered by Polokwane to the west, Greater Letaba to the north, Ba-Phalaborwa and Maruleng to the east, and Lepelle-Nkumpi to the south. It contains 125 rural villages, with almost 80% of households residing in these villages. The Phalaborwa SDI transverses the area, while one of the major road links between Gauteng and the Kruger National Park also passes through the area. It is characterised by extensive and intensive farming activities and considerable untapped tourism potential. Cities/Towns: Haenertsburg, Tzaneen Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, retail, tourism

Municipal Manager: Mr Ellias Mankabidi Chief Financial Officer: Ms Norah Lion Communications Officer: Mr Neville Ndlaba (Acting) LED Officer: Mr Freddy Rammalo Other Senior Management: Pierre van den Heever (Director: Electrical Engineering), Dikeledi Makoti (Director: Engineering Services), Elias Mugari (Director: Corporate Services), John Nkuna (Director: Planning and Economic Development), Obby Mkhombo (Director: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

1 440 278

1 660 501

(88 639)

(66 704)

Operating Cash Flow

27 851

18 405

UIFW Expenditure***

181 772

1 420

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 390 095 Households: 108 926

Population Growth: 0.38% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 59, DA 5, COPE 2, APC 1, ACDP 1 Mayor: Mrs Dikeledi Mmetle

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Cooperatives support and marketing in arts and crafts sector; small business support centre and advice; tourism promotion and funding. Key Investment Opportunities: Retail development; small-scale commercial airport; Makgoba Tree Plantation.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MARULENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM335) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 627, Hoedspruit, 1380 PHYSICAL: 64 Springbok Street, Hoedspruit TEL: 015 793 2409 FAX: 015 793 2341 EMAIL: malepea@maruleng.gov.za WEB: www.maruleng.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 19, PAC 3, COPE 2, DA 2, APC 1 Mayor: Mr Pule Mafologele Other Members of Council: B Raganya (Speaker), M P Mashumu (Chief Whip), M J Nyathi, I H Malatjie, M B Popela, M J Maahlo

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 244km2 Description: Maruleng Local Municipality is situated in the southeastern quadrant of the Limpopo province within the Mopani District Municipality. The Maruleng Municipality is bordered by the Kruger National Park to the east, the Ba-Phalaborwa and Tzaneen Municipalities to the north, the Lepelle-Nkumpi Municipality to the West, and the Tubatse and Bushbuckridge Municipalities to the south. The main access points to the municipal area are considered to be Klaserie and the Strijdom Tunnel in the south, Ofcolaco in the west and Mica in the north. The town of Hoedspruit can be considered the administrative and economic centre of the area. It is also the location of the Hoedspruit Air Force Base. Cities/Towns: Hoedspruit Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Municipal Manager: Mr Refilwe Ramothwala Chief Financial Officer: R M Ngoveni Communications Officer: Mr John Seokoma Other Senior Management: Refilwe Ramothwala (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

171 223

113 963

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

18 157

16 096

Operating Cash Flow

27 404

22 559

UIFW Expenditure***

12 503

18 660

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 94 857 Households: 24 470

Population Growth: 0.05% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.90%

SEKHUKHUNE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC47)

LIMPOPO

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X8611, Groblersdal, 0470 PHYSICAL: 3 West Street, Groblersdal TEL: 013 262 7300/1/2 FAX: 013 262 3688 EMAIL: sekinfo@sekhukhune.gov.za WEB: www.sekhukhune.gov.za

FETAKGOMO GREATER TUBATSE MAKHUDUTHAMAGA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 13 528km2 Description: Sekhukhune District Municipality is a Category C municipality and is located in the Limpopo province, the northernmost part of South Africa. The district lies in the southeastern part of the province and is comprised of five local municipalities: Elias Motsoaledi, Ephraim Mogale, Fetakgomo, Makhuduthamaga and Greater Tubatse. The area’s towns and villages are serviced by its major river – the Olifants. Cities/Towns: Burgersfort, Groblersdal, Marble Hall, Ohrigstad, Roossenekal, Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve, Steelpoort Main Economic Sectors: Community services, mining, trade

BURGERSFORT STEELPOORT

EPHRAIM MOGALE MARBLE HALL

GROBLERSDAL

ELIAS MOTSOALEDI

Other Senior Management: K L Phasha (Deputy Director: Mayor’s Office), M Machabai (IWS Director), A Matiya (Planning), A Mangoato (Community Services), P Phahlamohlaka (Director: Corporate Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 1 076 840 Households: 263 802

Population Growth: 1.07% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 50.90%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

3 275 902

3 109 241

158 324

220 253

Operating Cash Flow

494 055

399 227

UIFW Expenditure***

2 095 208

106 942

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Audit Outcome**

Composition of Council: ANC 36, DA 3, AZAPO 2, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr M D Magabe Other Members of Council: Caroline Mathebe (Speaker), M Mathale (Chief Whip), M Matlala (MMC), M Mamahlako (MMC), M Kgoloko (MMC)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: Mapule Mokoko Chief Financial Officer: Meldah Mokono

Blue Drop Score 2012: 59.93 Green Drop Score 2011: 19.8

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2011: 59.05

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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TZANEEN IS A MUST VISIT DESTINATION WITH THE GREATER TZANEEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY CHANGING LIVES FOR THE BETTER The Greater Tzaneen Development Agency (GTEDA) was established in March 2007 by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Greater Tzaneen Municipality (GTM). It is 100% owned by GTM. GTEDA was formed for the creation of jobs, to tap into unused resources, to market GTM’s economic development potential and attract investments. OUR VISION To be the leading catalyst for sustainable economic development in the Greater Tzaneen Municipal Area. OUR MISSION To implement the local economic development strategy and foster an entrepreneurial culture. GTEDA has proudly received grant funding from the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) for operational purposes and aims to be an effective and self-sustaining organisation for the Economic Development of Greater Tzaneen Municipality. The Greater Tzaneen Municipality has a plethora of offerings ranging from tourism attractions, business, manufacturing, agriculture and many more sectors that have potential as the main local economic stimulators. GTEDA managed to create jobs and investments opportunities through revitalization of Makgoba Tea Estate, previously known as Sapekoe Tea Estate, establishment of Greater Tzaneen FM which broadcasts daily on 104.8 and many more projects. We create a conducive environment for investments opportunities within the Greater Tzaneen Municipality. SERVICES • To promote Greater Tzaneen products to new markets through trade missions and exhibitions. • To market Greater Tzaneen’s economic development potential and investment opportunities to the local, national and international businesses. • To create a positive investment climate for the Greater Tzaneen Municipality.

Tel: +27 15 307 3296 | Fax: +27 15 307 4954 Email: info@gteda.co.za | Website:www.gteda.co.za

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ELIAS MOTSOALEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM472) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Groblersdal, Roossenekal Main Economic Sectors: Community, social and personal services, wholesale and retail trade, agriculture, mining

POSTAL: PO Box 48, Groblersdal, 0470 PHYSICAL: 2 Grobler Avenue, Groblersdal TEL: 013 262 3056 FAX: 013 262 2547 WEB: www.eliasmotsoaledi.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 249 363 Households: 60 251

Population Growth: 1.18% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 42.90%

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 713km2 Description: Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality (formerly Greater Groblersdal Local Municipality) is located in the Sekhukhune District Municipality of Limpopo province. The seat of the municipality is Groblersdal. The municipality is named in honour of the late Elias Motsoaledi, who was born on 26 July 1924 in Nebo; Sekhukhuneland. He came to Johannesburg at the age of 17 in search for work. He played an active role in the establishment of the South African Congress of trade unions. A lifelong member of the ANC, and the SACP, he also played a central role in many campaigns, including the Defiance Campaign of 1952, the year in which he was banned. He was detained in terms of the 1960 State of Emergency and imprisoned for four months. On his release, he went underground and served on the Johannesburg Regional Umkhonto we Sizwe. Arrested in 1963, Motsoaledi was one of the Revonia Trialists and was sentenced to life imprisonment on Robben Island, a sentence he served until his release in 1989 – 26 years later. On his release, he was elected to National Executive Committee of the ANC. He passed away on the day of the inauguration of the first democratic president of South Africa, his fellow Revonia Trialist and Robben Island prisoner, Dr Nelson Mandela.

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 41, MP 12, DA 4, APC 1, AZAPO 1, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Wendy Matemane Other Members of Council: T M Phahlamohlaka (Chief Whip)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mrs Maggy Mtshweni Chief Financial Officer: Mr R Palmer (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr Moffat Mokganyetjie Other Senior Management: Langa Kabini (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

708 414

683 972

Surplus/Deficit†

Net Assets†

24 442

30 225

Operating Cash Flow†

77 954

87 027

UIFW Expenditure***

197 159

122 026

† Unaudited Figures

LIMPOPO

EPHRAIM MOGALE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM471) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 111, Marble Hall, 0450 PHYSICAL: 13 Ficus Street, Marble Hall TEL: 013 261 8400 FAX: 013 261 2985 WEB: www.ephraimmogalelm.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 23, MP 3, DA 2, INDEPENDENT 2, COPE 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Ms Yvonne Mmakola Other Members of Council: Nkulu Kekana (Speaker), Frank Ratau (Council Whip), Yvonne Mmakola (Member of EXCO), Wilhemina Mabaso (Member of EXCO), Eliah Monyamane (Member of EXCO)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 011km2 Description: Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality was established after the 2000 local election, with the amalgamation of Marble Hall, part of Moutse (West) Transitional Local Council (TLC), Leeuwfontein, a portion of Hlogotlou/Lepelle Transitional Rural Council (TRC), Greater Nebo North TRC, a portion of Naboomspruit/Roedtan Thusang TLC, and Springbokvlakte TLC. The municipality was a cross-border between Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. After the 2006 municipal elections the municipality was incorporated into Limpopo province. The municipality is at the border of the two above-mentioned provinces. It is about 160km from Pretoria and about 190km from Polokwane (Pietersburg). The amalgamation of parts of eight former TLCs also resulted in the establishment of the Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality, with fourteen wards. It has one town and two R293 towns, and 67 villages. The municipality only provides water to Marble Hall, Leeuwfontein and Zamenkomst; electricity to Marble Hall; and street lights to the other areas. Electricity to other areas is provided by Eskom, and solid waste and sanitation only at Marble Hall and Leeuwfontein. Currently, the municipality is battling with a huge backlog in terms of water provision, sanitation and road construction. The average annual rainfall is about 634mm. Marble Hall boasts a pleasant climate, with an average maximum winter temperature of 23°C and an average maximum summer temperature of 29°C. Cities/Towns: Marble Hall, Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, construction, trade, transport, finance

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 123 648 Households: 32 284

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Lekola Makoko Chief Financial Officer: Collins Makgopa Communications Officer: Mr Jan Phasha LED Officer: Mr Burnett Marais Other Senior Management: Makoko Lekola (Director: Corporate Services), Donald Rankwe (Director: Technical Services), Lesiba Makopo (Director: Community Services), Burnett Marais (Acting Director: Strategic), Silas Mabotha (Manager: Supply Chain), Reply Mkhwanazi (Manager: Legal and Admin Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets†

833 972

847 409

Surplus/Deficit†

(13 437)

(5 692)

Operating Cash Flow†

32 840

24 249

UIFW Expenditure***

144 227

25 397

Audit Outcome**

† Unaudited Figures

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Organic farming project to establish 10 farms with cooperatives and create 190 permanent jobs. Key Investment Opportunities: Ecotourism investment opportunities, Flag Boshielo Dam; conservancy from Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve to neighbouring game farms; establishment of logistic hub; reinstatement of railway line.

Population Growth: 0.19% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 41.40% METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FETAKGOMO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM474) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 818, Apel, 0739 PHYSICAL: Stand No.1, Mashung Ga-Nkwana, Fetakgomo TEL: 015 622 8000 FAX: 015 622 8026 EMAIL: mabelanem@fetakgomo.gov.za WEB: www.fetakgomo.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Ms Motlanalo Lebepe Chief Financial Officer: Mr Joel Makgata Communications Officer: Mahlatse Mabelane LED Officer: Ms Mahlogonolo Mengwai Other Senior Management: Danger Matumane (Strategic Manager: Development and Planning), Isaac Phasha (Strategic Manager: Corporate Services), Patricia Morokolo (Strategic Manager: Technical Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 105km2 Description: Fetakgomo Local Municipality is located in the Sekhukhune District Municipality in Limpopo province. The seat of Fetakgomo Local Municipality is Apel. The local municipality was one of the four to have passed the 2009-10 audit by the Auditor-General of South Africa, who deemed it to have a clean administration. Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, wholesale and retail trade, community services, social and personal services

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

† Unaudited Figures

Population: 93 795 Households: 22 851

LED ACTIVITIES

Population Growth: 0.13% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 58.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 21, COPE 2, AZAPO 1, DA 1 Mayor: Ms Sefala Raesetja Other Members of Council: Kobaphiri Mamphekgo (Speaker), Mologadi Makola (Chief Whip)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Clean audit

Net Assets†

85 867

59 763

Surplus/Deficit†

12 393

15 643

Operating Cash Flow†

30 619

16 091

UIFW Expenditure***

2 395

-

Audit Outcome**

Key Projects: Ikapeng-Masha Cooperative; Mopuwe Cooperative; revitalisation of Strydkraal Irrigation Scheme; Fetakgomo Farming Cooperative; construction of Fetakgomo Tourism Centre. Key Investment Opportunities: Support for township establishment; local farming support; accommodation and conferencing facilities; development of tourist sites; revitalisation of dormant infrastructure; expansion of shopping complex; game reserve; heritage site.

GREATER TUBATSE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM475) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 602km2 Description: Greater Tubatse Local Municipality is located north of the N4 highway, Middelburg, Belfast and Mbombela (Nelspruit), and east of the N1 highway, Groblersdal and Polokwane (Pietersburg). The area of jurisdiction is known as the Middelveld as it is located between the Highveld and Lowveld regions. It forms part of the Sekhukhune District Municipality in the Limpopo province. The district also includes Elias Motsoaledi, Ephraim Mogale, Fetakgomo and Makhuduthamaga. The area was established after the local government elections of 2000 as an outflow of the municipal demarcation process. It comprises 29 wards represented by one councillor per ward, and is administered by a local municipality that has its main offices in Burgersfort. The vast majority of the area is made up of villages that are scattered throughout, particularly, the northern part of the municipality. There is one main municipal office and there are three satellite municipal offices. The main office is located at Burgersfort and the satellite offices are located at GaMapodile, Praktiseer and Ohrigstad. Cities/Towns: Burgersfort, Ohrigstad, Steelpoort Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, public services, retail services

Composition of Council: ANC 50, COPE 3, DA 3, PAC 2, INDEPENDENT 2, APC 1, UDM 1 Mayor: Mr Nkosi Mahlake Other Members of Council: Q M Moeng (Speaker), S M Nkosi (Chief Whip), P A Mohlala (Head: Technical Services), M R Khoza (Head: Community Services), S C Mphogo (Head: Finance), M D Nkosi (Head: Corporate Services), R F Lourens (Deputy Head: Community Services), M E Makgoga (Deputy Head: LED), M A Malatji (Deputy Head: Technical Services), I D Moraba (Deputy Head: Finance)

LIMPOPO

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 206, Burgersfort, 1150 PHYSICAL: 1 Kastania Street, Greater Tubatse TEL: 013 231 1000 FAX: 013 231 7467 WEB: www.tubatse.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Lemon Phala Chief Financial Officer: Mr Lesley Mokwena Communications Officer: Mokoena Thabiso LED Officer: Mrs M M Lingwati Other Senior Management: M D Mogofe (Deputy CFO), D K Boshigo (Director: Community Services), M A Monyepao (Director: Economic and Land Development), S F Mkhabela (Director: Corporate Services), S M Mathunyane (Director: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

753 304

686 043

Surplus/Deficit

67 260

19 070

Operating Cash Flow

97 478

45 465

UIFW Expenditure***

24 017

5 858

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 335 676 Households: 83 199

Population Growth: 2.19% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 50.30%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: LIBSA Business Linkage. Key Investment Opportunities: Development of three shopping malls.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MAKHUDUTHAMAGA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM473) CONTACT DETAILS

Chief Financial Officer: D S Diale Communications Officer: Mr Advocate Maabane Other Senior Management: Phamaga Morebodi (Information Officer (PAIA))

POSTAL: Private Bag X434, Jane Furse, 1085 PHYSICAL: Stand 1, Groblersdal Road, Jane Furse TEL: 013 265 1177/1262 FAX: 013 265 1076 WEB: www.makhuduthamaga.gov.za

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 097km2 Description: Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality is situated within the Sekhukhune District Municipality in Limpopo province. The name is derived from the liberation name given to those who supported the anti-apartheid struggle in Sekhukhuneland in the 1950s. Makhuduthamaga raged a war against the white commissioner and his assailants, Marentsara.

Composition of Council: ANC 51, COPE 4, AZAPO 2, APC 1, DA 1, PAC 1, SAMEBA 1 Mayor: Mr Alfred Matlala Other Members of Council: M Makaleng (Speaker), M S Malaka (Chief Whip)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

305 056

223 942

81 114

65 545

Operating Cash Flow

63 594

27 347

UIFW Expenditure***

15 150

14 825

Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets

Population: 274 358 Households: 65 217

Surplus/Deficit

Population Growth: 0.46% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 62.70%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr M E Moropa

VHEMBE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC34) CONTACT DETAILS

LIMPOPO

POSTAL: Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou, 0950 PHYSICAL: Government Complex, Thohoyandou Ring Road, Thohoyandou TEL: 015 960 2000 FAX: 015 962 1017 WEB: www.vhembe.gov.za

MUSINA

MUSINA

MUTALE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 25 597km2 Description: Vhembe District Municipality is located in the northern part of the Limpopo province. It shares borders with Zimbabwe and Botswana in the north-west and Mozambique in the south-east through the Kruger National Park. The Limpopo River valley forms the border between the district and its international neighbours. It includes the Transvaal, and areas that were previously under Venda and Gazankulu Bantustan’s administration. It is comprised of four local municipalities: Musina, Mutale, Thulamela and Makhado. The District Municipal offices, as well as the Thulamela Local Municipality offices, are located in the town of Thohoyandou. It covers a geographical area that is predominantly rural. It is a legendary cultural hub, and a catalyst for agricultural and tourism development. Cities/Towns: Makhado (Louis Trichardt), Musina (Messina), Thohoyandou Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism

THULAMELA MAKHADO MAKHADO

LED Officer: Mr Mushaphi Mukundi Other Senior Management: Midas Mudau (GM: Planning), Alex Nemakonde (GM: Community Services), N A Todani (Acting GM: Corporate Services), Shumani Razwiedani (GM: Office of the Executive Mayor), N F Tshivhengwa (GM: Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 1 294 722 Households: 335 276

Net Assets†

Population Growth: 0.78% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 48, DA 4, COPE 3, ACDP 2, PAC 1 Mayor: T B Matibe Other Members of Council: M L Manyuha (Technical Portfolio Head), M E Ramoyada (Finance Portfolio Head), M D Mboyi (Corporate Portfolio Head), M P Themba (Planning Portfolio Head), S E Makhomisane (Community Services Portfolio Head)

THOHOYANDOU

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

2 307 175

1 685 518

Surplus/Deficit†

285 667

60 319

Operating Cash Flow†

223 785

(2 080)

UIFW Expenditure***

186 415

109 254

† Unaudited Figures

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 74.85 Blue Drop Score 2011: 45.06 Green Drop Score 2011: 14.2

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Municipal Manager: Mr Thomas Makumule Chief Financial Officer: Ms Linda Ramatlhape Communications Officer: Matodzi Ralushai

Key Projects: Awelani community tourism at Makuya Village (Mutale Municipality); Tshakhuma Fresh Produce Market; Makuya cattle feedlot.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MAKHADO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM344) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X2596, Makhado, 0920 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, Cnr Krogh & Erasmus Streets, Makhado TEL: 015 519 3000 FAX: 015 516 1195 EMAIL: municipal.manager@makhado.gov.za WEB: www.makhado.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 64, DA 6, COPE 3, ACDP 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr David Mutavhatsindi Other Members of Council: Lindiwe Mogale (Speaker), Rudzani Ludere (Chief Whip), Tebogo Mamorobela (Portfolio Head: Development and Planning), Gideon Tshavhuyo (Portfolio Head: Finance), Shonisani Sinyosi (Portfolio Head: Technical Services), Samson Baloyi (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Percy Mashimbye (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Richard Thandavhathu (Portfolio Head: Sports, Arts and Culture), Dzawele Ratshikuni (Portfolio Head: Women, Gender, Youth, Children and Disability), Jekkie Underwood (Portfolio Head: Disaster, Moral Regeneration and Pastor’s Forum)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 8 300km2 Description: Makhado Local Municipality is one of four local municipalities in the Vhembe District. It borders with Musina in the north, Thulamela in the east, Molemole in the west (Capricorn District) and Giyani in the south (Mopani District). It was first established on 31 October 1934 as the Louis Trichardt Town Council. With the new municipal demarcation, a number of municipalities were established in 1997. However, following the Municipal Structures Act of 1998, the municipalities were merged into an NP344 Municipality that is now known as the Makhado Municipality. It is divided into four regions: Makhado (Louis Trichardt), Vuwani, Dzanani and Waterval. Cities/Towns: Makhado (Louis Trichardt) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing, electricity/water/gas, construction

Municipal Manager: E L Mugari (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: P G Mapheto Communications Officer: Louis Bobodi LED Officer: Sello Mathonsi Other Senior Management: Louis Bobodi (Municipal Spokesperson)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

1 723 141

1 449 579

(163 012)

(105 913)

Operating Cash Flow

254 955

146 828

UIFW Expenditure***

159 170

25 652

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 516 031 Households: 134 889

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Population Growth: 0.43% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.70%

Surplus/Deficit

CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X611, Musina, 0900 PHYSICAL: 21 Irwin Street, Musina TEL: 015 534 6100 FAX: 015 534 2513 EMAIL: records@musina.gov.za WEB: www.musina.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 9, ACDP 1, COPE 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Ms Carol Phiri

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 577km2 Description: Musina Local Municipality is located in the Vhembe District Municipality of Limpopo province. The seat of Musina Local Municipality is Musina (Messina). Cities/Towns: Musina (Messina)

Municipal Manager: Johnson Matshivha Chief Financial Officer: Vhutshilo Tshikundamalema Communications Officer: Mr Wilson Dzebu LED Officer: Nathaniel Tshiwanammbi Other Senior Management: Jakkie Du Toit (General Manager: Technical Services), Pedron Nndwa (General Manager: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit 360 453

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 68 359 Households: 20 042

Net Assets

389 532

Surplus/Deficit

(12 978)

733

Operating Cash Flow

149 152

130 065

UIFW Expenditure***

22 717

63 029

Population Growth: 5.53% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 18.70%

LIMPOPO

MUSINA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM341)

MUTALE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM342) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X1254, Mutale, 0956 PHYSICAL: New Municipal Building, Next to Manenu Battalion Building, Mutale TEL: 015 967 9600 FAX: 015 967 9677/9740 EMAIL: Enquiries@mutale.gov.za WEB: www.mutale.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Description: Mutale Local Municipality is situated in the far northeastern part of the Limpopo province, bordering the Republic of Zimbabwe in the north and the Republic of Mozambique in the east through the Kruger National Park. The municipality serves almost entirely rural communities. The municipality is rich with natural resources, including minerals such as gold, diamonds, nickel, coal and magnesium. With such mineral resources, the municipality boasts the Tshikondeni Coal Mine. The Mutale Municipality also has an abundance of tourism resources. Main Economic Sectors: Mining, tourism

Area: 3 886km2

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 91 870 Households: 23 751

Population Growth: 1.03% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 48.80%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Communications Officer: Mr Thiathu Ravhura Other Senior Management: Thiathu Netshanzhe (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Composition of Council: ANC 23, COPE 1, DA 1, PAC 1 Mayor: N J Mukweyho Other Members of Council: L Netshipise (Speaker), A E Nekhunguni (Chief Whip)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Thiathu Netshanzhe Chief Financial Officer: T A Tshinavhe (Acting)

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

Net Assets

58 910

29 893

Surplus/Deficit

27 405

7 205

Operating Cash Flow

19 450

10 735

UIFW Expenditure***

8 188

12 839

THULAMELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM343)

LIMPOPO

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X5066, Thohoyandou, 0950 PHYSICAL: Thohoyandou Civic Centre, Thohoyandou TEL: 015 962 7500 FAX: 015 962 4020 WEB: www.thulamela.gov.za

(Chairperson: Human Resource Portfolio), H P Mulovhedzi (Chairperson: Water and Roads Portfolio), E Madzunya (Chairperson: Education, Sports, Arts and Culture Portfolio), M Netshifhefhe (Chairperson: IDP and LED Portfolio), M E Chabangu (Chairperson: Health, Environment, Safety and Security), T E Risenga (Chairperson: Special Programmes — Youth, Disabled and Gender Portfolio)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 5 834km2 Description: Thulamela Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and is one of the four local municipalities comprising the Vhembe District Municipality. It is situated in the far north of Limpopo province. The Kruger National Park forms the boundary in the east, while sharing the border with Mutale Local Municipality in the north-east and Makhado Local Municipality in the south and south-west. The name Thulamela is a Karanga word meaning “the place of giving birth”. It is the largest municipality in Limpopo province in terms of population. Cities/Towns: Thohoyandou

Municipal Manager: Mr Makondelele Mathivha Chief Financial Officer: Ms M Madzhie Communications Officer: Mndwamato Tshiila LED Officer: Mulalo Nemalconde Other Senior Management: Charlotte Ngobeni (Senior Manager: Corporate Services), H Maluleke (Senior Manager: Planning and Development), M E Muneri (Senior Manager: Roads and Water Services), M S Madi (Acting Senior Manager: Community Services), A M Madzhie (Senior Manager: Financial Services), M R Dzivhani (Senior Manager: Housing and Electricity)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population: 618 462 Households: 156 594

Population Growth: 0.62% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 43.80%

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets

1 134 296

931 770 Composition of Council: ANC 69, PAC 4, DA 3, COPE 2, ACDP 1, Surplus/Deficit 202 526 30 693 UDM 1 Operating Cash Flow 236 452 91 102 Mayor: Ms Grace Mahosi UIFW Expenditure*** 28 718 23 724 Other Members of Council: G Mahosi (Mayor and EXCO Chairperson), G S Maluleke (Speaker), C M Fungheni (Chief Whip), K E Maholwane LED ACTIVITIES (Chairperson: Finance Portfolio), O T Malindi (Chairperson: Land Key Projects: Thulamela Info Centre (tourism centre); Golwe Picnic Use Management and Traditional Affairs Portfolio), A S Tshifhango Centre; Hlongwane Picnic Centre. (Chairperson: Housing and Electricity Portfolio), L E Ligaraba

WATERBERG DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC36) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X1018, Modimolle, 0510 PHYSICAL: Harry Gwala Street, Modimolle TEL: 014 718 3300 FAX: 014 717 3886 EMAIL: admin@waterberg.gov.za WEB: www.waterberg.gov.za

LEPHALALE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 44 913km2 Description: Waterberg District Municipality is a Category C municipality found in the Limpopo province. It is geographically located on the western part of Limpopo province and shares its five-border control point with Botswana, namely Groblersbrug, Stockpoort, Derdepoort, Zanzibar and Platjan. It is strategically located in sharing its borders with Capricorn District Municipality in the north and Sekhukhune District Municipality in the east. The south-western boundary abuts the North West, while the Gauteng

METRO MUNICIPALITY

MOGALAKWENA

LEPHALALE MOKOPANE

VAALWATER

THABAZIMBI

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

MODIMOLLE

MOOKGOPHONG

MODIMOLLE

THABAZIMBI

BELA-BELA

MOOKGOPHONG

BELA-BELA

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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province lies on the south-eastern side. The Waterberg District Municipality is comprised of six local municipalities, namely BelaBela, Lephalale, Modimolle, Mogalakwena, Mookgophong and Thabazimbi. This district, with its great variety of wildlife, birds and scenic splendour, is one of South Africa’s prime ecotourism destinations. The region, as we know it today, is more than three million years old. Cities/Towns: Amandelbult Mine Town, Bela-Bela (Warmbad), Lephalale (Ellisras), Modimolle (Nylstroom), Mokopane (Potgietersrus), Mookgophong (Naboomspruit), Pienaarsrivier, Thabazimbi, Vaalwater Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, tourism

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Mokopane Letsoalo Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Nadine Laubscher Communications Officer: Pat Malete Other Senior Management: Peter Makondo (Acting Manager: Office of the Executive Mayor), Mike Moatshe (Planning and Economic Development), Lilly Mokonyane (Social Development and Community Services), Regina Makgata (Infrastructure Development), Leonard Sole (Planning and Economic Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 679 336 Households: 179 866

Net Assets

Population Growth: 1.16% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.10%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 27, DA 6, COPE 1 Mayor: Mrs N R Mogotlane Other Members of Council: B S Mhlanga (Social Development), K J Baloyi (Budget and Treasury), K S Lamola (Infrastructure Development), M L Moremi (Transformation and Administration), S M Molekwa (Planning and Economic Development), M M Mogotsi (Special Projects), B S Mhlanga (Social Development), R Z Moeletsi (Community Services)

2011/12

2010/11

Clean audit

Clean audit

161 262

161 685

Surplus/Deficit

(423)

16 258

Operating Cash Flow

2 777

24 866

UIFW Expenditure***

31

-

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Lephalale Agricultural Corridor; development of Makapan’s Valley World Heritage Site; resuscitation of Waterberg Economic Development Agency; Waterberg Biosphere Reserve and Meander; Bela-Bela Flea Market; Vaalwater Beautification. Key Investment Opportunities: Commercialisation of the abattoir.

BELA-BELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM366) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X1609, Bela-Bela, 0480 PHYSICAL: Chris Hani Drive, Bela-Bela TEL: 014 736 8000 FAX: 014 736 3288 EMAIL: munmanager@belabela.co.za WEB: www.belabela.gov.za

Population: 66 500 Households: 18 068

Population Growth: 2.44% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 22.50%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LIMPOPO

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 4, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Sello Hlungwane Other Members of Council: Sam Bambo

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 406km2 Description: Bela-Bela Local Municipality is situated in the Waterberg District Municipality in Limpopo. The municipality shares borders with Gauteng, Mpumalanga and North West provinces. It also shares municipal borders with Thabazimbi Local Municipality to the west and Modimolle Local Municipality to the north. Bela-Bela Central Business District (CBD) is directly linked with the major cities of Gauteng through the National (N1) Route, which connects the area with Pretoria at the approximate distance of 100km, and with Johannesburg, which is approximately 170km from Bela-Bela CBD, as well as Polokwane (Pietersburg), which is approximately 200km away The town, Bela-Bela (Warmbad), continues to be the central growth point of the municipal area, with potential for further economic growth and development. The tourism industry is the main driver of the local economy and is by far the largest contributor to the district’s GDP. Cities/Towns: Bela-Bela (Warmbad), Pienaarsrivier Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, agriculture, business services

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Sam Bambo Communications Officer: Matome Sebelebele LED Officer: Andrew Mohlala Other Senior Management: Matome Sebelebele (Municipal Spokesperson), Sam Bambo (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets†

2011/12

2010/11

Adverse audit

Adverse audit

709 168

717 410

(6 108)

(33 072)

Operating Cash Flow†

17 489

5 175

UIFW Expenditure***

53 379

-

Surplus/Deficit†

† Unaudited Figures

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 71.21 Green Drop Score 2011: 16.9

Blue Drop Score 2011: 71.07

LEPHALALE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM362) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: Private Bag X136, Lephalale, 0555 PHYSICAL: Cnr Joe Slovo Street & Douwater Avenue, Lephalale TEL: 014 763 2193 FAX: 014 763 5662 EMAIL: munic@lephalale.gov.za WEB: www.lephalale.gov.za

Area: 13 784km2 Description: Lephalale Local Municipality is located in the northwestern part of the Waterberg District of Limpopo province. It borders with four local municipalities (Blouberg, Modimolle, Mogalakwena and Thabazimbi). Its north-western border is also part of the international border between South Africa and Botswana.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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The Lephalale Municipality is the biggest municipality in the Limpopo province. The town of Lephalale (Ellisras) is located a mere 280km from Pretoria, and is a recognised gateway to Botswana and other Southern African countries. Lephalale Municipality is named after the local river, a tributary of the Limpopo River, which has been the source of life to the people of this area from time immemorial. Before the new dispensation, this municipality was called Ellisras; derived from the combination of surnames of two Afrikaners, Patric Ellis and Piet Erasmus, who settled in this area in the 1930s. Nestled at the spur of the Waterberg Mountains, Lephalale is a place of peace and breathtaking beauty. Highlights like the awe-inspiring D’Nyala Nature Reserve, Marakele National Park, and the spectacular Mokolo Dam and Nature Reserve underscore why Lephalale is called “the heartbeat of the Waterberg Bushveld”. As part of the Waterberg biosphere, the Lephalale area is richly blessed with pristine natural beauty and an abundance of fauna and flora. Lephalale offers an infinite variety of scenic contrasts and encompasses the unique Waterberg wilderness, which boasts superb vistas, mountain gorges, clear streams and rolling hills. Geological sites and rock art are a strong drawcard for the region, suggesting its links to many previous generations. Lephalale has been identified by the Limpopo Employment Growth and Development Plan as a petrochemical cluster, and has attained the status of national development node. The Waterberg coal fields, which boast more than 40% of the total coal reserves of South Africa, are located in Lephalale. Cities/Towns: Lephalale (Ellisras) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 20, DA 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr M J Maeko Other Members of Council: M R Boloka (Speaker), K R Molokomme (Chief Whip), D E Erasmus (EXCO Member), A E Basson (EXCO Member)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr A S Naidoo Chief Financial Officer: Mr N C Lekaka Communications Officer: Mr Victor Monyepao LED Officer: Ms Charity Radipabe Other Senior Management: K G Tlhako (Executive Manager: Infrastructure Services), L S Thobane (Executive Manager: Social Services), K Motebele (Executive Manager: Strategic Services), Gerben Makgamathe (Acting Manager: Corporate Services), Catchlife Mutshavi (Manager: Development Planning), Kgabo Tlhako (Manager: Infrastructural Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets

1 032 621

1 008 232

Surplus/Deficit

23 585

(6 214)

Operating Cash Flow

54 326

47 717

UIFW Expenditure***

54 090

1 285

OTHER AUDITS DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 115 767 Households: 29 880

Population Growth: 3.06% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 22.20%

Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.84 Blue Drop Score 2011: 82.63 Green Drop Score 2011: 19.1

LIMPOPO

MODIMOLLE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM365) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X1008, Modimolle, 0510 PHYSICAL: Modimolle Civic Centre, OR Tambo Square, Harry Gwala Street, Modimolle TEL: 014 718 2000 FAX: 014 717 4077 EMAIL: records@modimolle.gov.za WEB: www.modimolle.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 4, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Kgaretja Lekalakala Other Members of Council: M J Sebolai (Speaker), M G Mashitisho (Chief Whip), M S Olifant (Chairperson: Corporate Services), N J Maseko (Chairperson: Planning and Economic Development), N G Mojela (Chairperson: Technical Services), W L Botes (Chairperson: Budget and Treasury), M F Marutha (Chairperson: Social and Community Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 678km2 Description: Modimolle Local Municipality occupies a strategic position from the main markets of the country by being at the south entrance of the province. The visibility of Modimolle Mountain from the N1 north is inviting to curious tourists visiting the area. The municipality is home to Nylsvlei Nature Reserve, which has Ramsar status. Mabatlane is the economic hub of the world-renowned Waterberg Biosphere Reserve. The municipal area has mild winters and warm summers, with an average annual rainfall of 520mm to 650mm. Modimolle enjoys easy access from the main national arteries, the N1 and R101. The municipality does not have any multicultural event to attract tourists. Modimolle enjoys mostly tourists who visit for holidays rather than day tours. The area forms part of the leisure cluster in the Mabatlane area and Modimolle (Nylstroom) Town, with a special interest group in the north at the Nylsvlei. Cities/Towns: Modimolle (Nylstroom), Vaalwater Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 68 513 Households: 17 525

Blue Drop Score 2012: 70.10 Green Drop Score 2011: 38.1

Population Growth: -0.07% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 22.20%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Municipal Manager: Mr Khupa Lekala Chief Financial Officer: Mr J Molekoa (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr Modimetja Shika Other Senior Management: M C Chokolo (Acting Manager: Technical Services), N J Moagi (Manager: Corporate Services), M J Selamolela (Manager: Social and Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Adverse audit

823 764

824 925

Surplus/Deficit

(1 182)

(5 157)

Operating Cash Flow

41 220

n/a

UIFW Expenditure***

23 782

18 748

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2011: 81.70

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MOGALAKWENA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM367) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 34, Mokopane, 0600 PHYSICAL: 54 Retief Street, Mokopane TEL: 015 491 9600 FAX: 015 491 9755 EMAIL: kekanasw@mogalakwena.gov.za WEB: www.mogalakwena.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 52, DA 6, COPE 2, APC 1, AZAPO 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr T A Mashamaite Other Members of Council: R M Mabusela (Speaker), M A Tsebe, M R Lebelo, F M Mabuela, M S Tlhaku, N S Montane, M E Ramashala, N V Mashamaite, C F Smit, T A Kgaphola

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 166km2 Description: Mogalakwena Local Municipality, classified as a Category B municipality, was established on 5 December 2000 when various municipalities and councils that had previously served the Potgietersrus and surrounding areas were integrated. The following local authorities were amalgamated to form the new municipality: Greater Potgietersrus (Mokopane), Bakenberg and Koedoesrand/Rebone. Mogalakwena Municipality is situated in the western quadrant of the Limpopo province, within the western district of the Waterberg Municipality, and is bordered by Aganang in the east, Mookgophong to the south and Lephalale to the north. Cities/Towns: Mokopane (Potgietersrus)

Municipal Manager: Mr Willy Kekana Chief Financial Officer: K J Mphago Communications Officer: Mr Abram Tsebe Other Senior Management: Willy Kekana (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2010/11 Financially unqualified

1 260 038

1 052 111

Surplus/Deficit

207 927

195 754

Operating Cash Flow

359 938

294 587

UIFW Expenditure***

15 158

33 635

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 307 682 Households: 79 395

Blue Drop Score 2012: 60.50 Green Drop Score 2011: 26.0

Population Growth: 0.31% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 40.20%

2011/12 Financially unqualified

Blue Drop Score 2011: 77.86

CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X340, Mookgophong, 0560 PHYSICAL: Cnr Nelson Mandela Street & Sixth Avenue, Mookgophong TEL: 014 743 6600 FAX: 014 743 2434 WEB: www.mookgophong.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 6, DA 2, COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Sarah Monyamane

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 689km2 Description: Mookgophong Local Municipality was established in terms of the Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998 on 1 December 2000 as published in Provincial Government Notice No. 649 of 2000. The local municipality is a Category B municipality as determined in terms of Section 4 of the Municipal Structures Act of 1998. The local municipality is a municipality with a plenary executive system combined with a ward participatory system contemplated in Section 2(f) of the Limpopo Province: Determination of Types of Municipalities Act 4 of 2000. Cities/Towns: Mookgophong (Naboomspruit)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: N P Magwala Chief Financial Officer: Mr D Eksteen Other Senior Management: H Sebata (Social and Community Services), R Katjedi (Acting Technical Services), R Segopotje (Acting Corporate Services Manager)

LIMPOPO

MOOKGOPHONG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM364)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

Net Assets

169 254

190 645

Surplus/Deficit

(22 071)

(17 442)

Operating Cash Flow

7 035

(5 757)

UIFW Expenditure***

9 401

43 401

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 35 640 Households: 9 918

Population Growth: 0.31% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 23.50%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 31.73 Green Drop Score 2011: 67.2

Blue Drop Score 2011: 24.79

THABAZIMBI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (LIM361) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: Private Bag X530, Thabazimbi, 0380 PHYSICAL: 7 Rietbok Street, Thabazimbi TEL: 014 777 1525 FAX: 014 777 1531 EMAIL: info@thabazimbi.gov.za WEB: www.thabazimbi.gov.za

Area: 11 190km2 Description: Thabazimbi Local Municipality is located in the south-western part of the Limpopo province, has Botswana as its international neighbour, and is a mere two-hour drive from Pretoria. Thabazimbi is known as “mountain of iron”, which is a Setswana name referring to the highly lucrative iron ore reef first discovered in the municipality in 1919.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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The municipality has Marakele National Park, which is a subsidiary of the National Parks Board, and in the same standard as the Kruger National Park and Mapungube. It has been mined since the 1930s, when iron and steel production started. Today, Iscor Steelworks in Pretoria still draw much of their raw material from Thabazimbi Kumba Resources (iron ore mine). Apart from iron ore, the Thabazimbi Municipality is surrounded by platinum-producing areas. Other minerals produced in the area include andalusite. The municipal area falls within the Waterberg District Municipality. Agriculture has also proven to be a strong economic sector in the municipality. Agricultural commodities produced are wheat, beans and maize. The municipality’s goals are aligned with those of the Provincial Growth and Development Strategy in Limpopo. This will ensure that the growth trajectory also addresses the objective of poverty eradication through job creation and business opportunity stimulation. With regard to public participation, Thabazimbi Municipality has made significant progress in terms of the development of the organs of participatory democracy, such as Ward Committees and IDP forums. Another positive aspect is the increasing representation of women in various structures, e.g. 50% of councillors are female. Cities/Towns: Amandelbult Mine Town, Thabazimbi Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, services, retail

M E Semadi (Chairperson: Finance, Institutional Development and Transformation)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: M E Ntsoane Chief Financial Officer: Mr L C Malema Communications Officer: Joshua Motsomane LED Officer: Mr Peter Motlhabane Other Senior Management: R J Mogale (Manager: Corporate Services), L J Motaung (Chief Operations Officer)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

861 899

853 529

8 370

(11 785)

Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

21 437

17 668

UIFW Expenditure***

64 214

30 838

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 54.33 Green Drop Score 2011: 48.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 14.32

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 85 234 Households: 25 080

Population Growth: 2.63% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 20.60%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Key Projects: Construction of market stalls in Thabazimbi Town; development of business incentive strategy; development of an agricultural project for organic products; Kgotlhaganang Brickmaking Cooperative; upgrading of Aganang Cooperative. Key Investment Opportunities: Development of Tourism Information Centre and Cultural Village Phase 2; purchasing of land for residential development in Thabazimbi ext 48; purchasing of land for residential development in Regorogile ext 11.

LIMPOPO

Composition of Council: ANC 16, DA 5, FF+ 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Ms Patricia Mosito Other Members of Council: S G Matsietsa (Speaker), T Mkansi (Chaiperson: Infrastructure, Planning and Economic Development), L J Joubert (Chairperson: Community Services),

LED ACTIVITIES

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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LEPHALALE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bag X136, Lephalale, 0555 | PHYSICAL: Cnr Joe Slovo Street & Douwater Avenue, Civic Centre, Onverwacht TEL: 014 763 2193 | FAX: 014 763 5662 EMAIL: munic@lephalale.gov.za | WEB: www.lephalale.gov.za

Cllr Jack Maeko Mayor

Cllr Rosina Boloka Speaker

Appana Naidoo Municipal Manager

EXXARO’S GROOTEGELUK COAL MINE IN LEPHALALE

National Park, or enjoy the spectacular Mokolo Dam and Nature

Exxaro’s Grootegeluk (GG) Coal Mine is one of the most efficient

Waterberg Bushveld”. As part of the Waterberg Biosphere, the

mining operations in the world, and operates the world’s largest

Lephalale area is richly blessed with pristine natural beauty and an

coal beneficiation complex.

abundance of fauna and flora. Lephalale offers an infinite variety

The Grootegeluk surface coal mine operation is situated in the

Reserve. Discover why Lephalale is called “The heartbeat of the

of scenic contrasts and encompasses the unique Waterberg wilderness with its extraordinary beauty, boasting superb vistas,

length of approximately 88km east-west and ±40km north-south,

mountain gorges, clear streams and rolling hills. Rich in geological

as defined in the Republic of South Africa, but extends westward

sites and rock art, it is a strong drawcard for the region, suggesting

into Botswana.

its links to many previous generations.

EMPLOYEES

KEY FACTS AND FIGURES

Grootegeluk has about 2 000 permanent employees and about

Lephalale Municipality is the biggest municipality in the Limpopo

2 000 contractors.

Province (covering 14 000km2). The town of Lephalale is located

LIMPOPO

Waterberg Coalfield in Lephalale, Limpopo. The latter has a strike

a mere 280km from Pretoria and is a recognised gateway to

PRODUCTS AND PRODUCTION

Botswana and other Southern African countries. The town

Grootegeluk produces 18.8Mtpa final coal products. Approximately

Lephalale is located approximately 40km from the border of

14.6Mt of Grootegeluk’s annual production of power station coal

Botswana. It is situated between 23o30’ and 24o00’ south latitude,

is destined for Eskom’s Matimba power station, transported by

and 27o30’ and 28o00’ east longitude.

means of a 7km conveyor belt.

LEPHALALE TOURISM MINING

Tel: 014 763 1041

Mining at Grootegeluk can be described as a conventional shovel-

info@lephalaletourism.co.za

and-truck operation. After about 1m of topsoil has been removed,

www.lephalaletourism.co.za

the overburden is drilled and blasted before being loaded by a 25m3 hydraulic shovel into 180- and 200-tonne trucks. Twelve million tons of overburden is hauled annually to the adjacent dumps where it is stacked. Once the open-pit mine has reached its ultimate depth, the overburden and plant waste will be used as backfill for the mine’s rehabilitation programme. Mining of the upper level of the coal deposit is undertaken by three 20m rope shovels and ten 181-tonne and fourteen 200-tonne trucks at a rate of 16 million tons per year. This yields about 1,6 million tons of coking coal and five million tons of power station coal after beneficiation in the Grootegeluk 1 plant. The lower 15m of this zone are not suitable for coking coal due to its phosphorous content. After beneficiation in the Grootegeluk 2 plant, it is sent to the Matimba power station at a rate of 4,5 million tons per year.

GEOGRAPHY AND LOCATION This municipality is situated in the north-western part of Limpopo Province and it borders Thabazimbi, Modimolle, Mogalakwena and Blouberg Municipalities. It is a gateway to Botswana as it borders Botswana to the west, with four international border posts: Stockpoort, Groblersburg, Zanziba and Platjan.

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From top: A shovel loading a 180-tonne haul truck inside the open-pit mine at Exxaro Grootegeluk Coal in Lephalale.

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MPUMALANGA KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC LAND AREA

76 495km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

6.3%

PEOPLE EHLANZENI DC32

POPULATION

4 039 939

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

7.8%

POPULATION GROUPS

NKANGALA DC31

BLACK AFRICAN

90.7%

COLOURED

0.9%

INDIAN/ASIAN

0.7%

WHITE

7.5%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

GERT SIBANDE DC30

NO SCHOOLING

14.1%

GRADE 12

29.5%

HIGHER EDUCATION

9.2%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

31.6%

HOUSEHOLDS Mpumalanga, the second-smallest province in South Africa after Gauteng, is located in the north-eastern part of the country, bordering Swaziland and Mozambique to the east. It also borders Limpopo, Gauteng, Free State and KwaZulu-Natal within South Africa. It covers an area of 76 495km2 and has a population of 4 039 939, making it the sixth most populous in the country. It is situated mainly on the high plateau grasslands of the Middleveld, which roll eastwards for hundreds of kilometres. In the north-east, it rises towards mountain peaks and terminates in an immense escarpment. In some places, this escarpment plunges hundreds of metres down to the low-lying area known as the Lowveld. Mbombela (Nelspruit) is the capital of the province and the administrative and business centre of the Lowveld. Other major cities and towns include eMalahleni (Witbank), Standerton, eMkhondo (Piet Retief), Malalane, Ermelo, Barberton and Sabie. The best-performing sectors in the province include mining, manufacturing and services. Tourism and agro-processing are potential growth sectors. Agriculture in Mpumalanga is characterised by a combination of commercialised farming, subsistence and livestock farming, and emerging crop farming. Crops such as subtropical fruits, nuts, citrus, cotton, tobacco, wheat, vegetables, potatoes, sunflowers and maize are produced in the region. Mpumalanga is rich in coal reserves and home to South Africa’s major coal-fired power stations. eMalahleni is the biggest coal producer in Africa and is also the site of the country’s second oil-from-coal plant after Sasolburg. Most of the manufacturing production in Mpumalanga occurs in the southern Highveld region. In the Lowveld sub-region, industries are concentrated around the manufacturing of products from agricultural and raw forestry material. Mpumalanga is divided into three district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 18 local municipalities.

HOUSEHOLDS

1 075 488

FORMAL DWELLINGS

83.8%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

86.4%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

71.7%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

45.2%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

43.7%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.mpumalanga.gov.za www.mpumalanga.com www.southafrica.info www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN MPUMALANGA Ehlanzeni

Gert Sibande

Mkhondo

Steve Tshwete

Bushbuckridge

Chief Albert Luthuli

Msukaligwa

Thembisile Hani

Mbombela

Dipaleseng

Nkangala

Victor Khanye

Nkomazi

Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme

Dr JS Moroka

Thaba Chweu

Govan Mbeki

Emakhazeni

Umjindi

Lekwa

Emalahleni

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EHLANZENI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC32) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 3333, Mbombela, 1200 PHYSICAL: 8 Van Niekerk Street, Mbombela TEL: 013 759 8500 FAX: 013 755 8539 EMAIL: lngomane@ledc.co.za WEB: www.ehlanzeni.gov.za BUSHBUCKRIDGE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 27 896km2 Description: Ehlanzeni District Municipality is one of the three district municipalities that form part of the Mpumalanga province. It is comprised of five local municipalities: Mbombela, Umjindi, Bushbuckridge, Nkomazi and Thaba Chweu. Mbombela (Nelspruit) is the capital of Mpumalanga, situated in the Mbombela Local Municipality, which is also the home of the Mpumalanga Provincial Government and, as a result, is the most concentrated economic hub within the province. It features three border gates to both Swaziland and Mozambique (Matsamo, Komatipoort and Mananga border gates) and, therefore, movement of people from neighbouring countries to the district, and from Gauteng to either Swaziland or Mozambique, creates a catalyst for the economic life of the area. Cities/Towns: Barberton, Emoyeni, Entokozweni, Graskop, Hazyview, Kaapschehoop, Kabokweni, Kanyamazane, Komatipoort, Kruger Park, Luphisi, Mashishing (Lydenburg), Malelane, Marloth Park, Matsulu, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Mpakeni, Msogwaba, Ngodwana, Pilgrim’s Rest, Sabie, Sabie Park, Skukuza, Tekwane, White River Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, textiles, tourism, hospitality

KRUGER PARK

PILGRIM’S REST GRASKOP MASHISHING

HAZYVIEW

SABIE

MBOMBELA

THABA CHWEU

WHITE RIVER

MARLOTH PARK

MATSULU

MBOMBELA

KOMATIPOORT

NKOMAZI UMJINDI BARBERTON

Communications Officer: Lucky Ngomane LED Officer: Ms N Mahlalela Other Senior Management: T Shabangu (Manager: Municipal Health, Environmental Management and Planning), H Shabangu (Acting Manager: Corporate Services), W Khumalo (Manager: Finance), S Mhlongo (Manager: Social Services and Disaster Management), K Shrinivasan (Manager: Technical Services)

MPUMALANGA

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 1 688 615 Households: 445 087

Population Growth: 1.54% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

Composition of Council: ANC 57, DA 7, COPE 1, APC 1 Mayor: Mrs Letta Shongwe Other Members of Council: M J Mavuso (Acting Speaker), E I Shabangu (Chief Whip), M J Mvuso (MMC: LED, Tourism and Rural Development), S T Monareng (MMC: Disaster Management), T B Mdluli (MMC: Finance), E T Mabuza (MMC: Environmental Health), M J Mnisi (MMC: Technical Services), C Hlophe (MMC: Social Services and Transversal Programmes), B Mdakane (MMC: Corporate Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Adv Hugh Mbatha Chief Financial Officer: Mr Wiseman Khumalo

2011/12

2010/11

Clean audit

Clean audit

Net Assets

47 331

75 116

(5 520)

46 216

Operating Cash Flow

11 029

(29 057)

UIFW Expenditure***

-

4 949

Surplus/Deficit

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: The caves of the Mankelekele Mountains (also spelt Makele) that span over 30km in length; the second-oldest Stock Exchange built in 1887, taken over in 1910 by the Barberton Municipality to house the Carnegie Library and the first museum; the Kruger National Park, which boasts the Big Five.

BUSHBUCKRIDGE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP325) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X9308, Bushbuckridge, 1280 PHYSICAL: R533 Graskop Road, Bushbuckridge TEL: 013 799 1851/7 FAX: 013 799 1865 EMAIL: info@bushbuckridge.gov.za WEB: www.bushbuckridge.gov.za

area provides a link to Lydenburg and other centres in the Lowveld, particularly Hoedspruit, Pilgrim’s Rest and Graskop. Bushbuckridge Local Municipality can therefore be called the gateway to the major tourist attraction points in Mpumalanga and the eastern part of the Limpopo province. Cities/Towns: Sabie Park Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Area: 10 250km2 Description: Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is a presidential nodal point located in the south-eastern part of Limpopo province and north-eastern part of Mpumalanga province. The municipality is one of the two constituents of the former Bohlabela District Municipality (within Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality) further north, and Fetakgomo Local Municipality in the west. The municipal

Population: 541 248 Households: 134 197

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.79% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 52.10%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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Composition of Council: ANC 55, BRA 7, APC 3, COPE 3, DA 3, ACDP 1, INDEPENDENT 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr Renias Khumalo Other Members of Council: P T Selowe (Speaker), C S Nxumalo (Chief Whip), Boiky Mokoena (Technical Services), Flomina Timba (Social Development), Follas Sibuyi (Supply Chain, LED and Finance), Sasekani Manzini (Sport, Arts, Culture and Heritage), Enas Selowe (Personnel Administration and Traffic)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Doctor Shabangu Chief Financial Officer: E Nyalungu Communications Officer: Mr Zondi Mkhabela (Acting)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

888 085

849 699

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

46 228

73 351

Operating Cash Flow

226 312

267 343

UIFW Expenditure***

221 677

234 331

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 30.80 Green Drop Score 2011: 28.5

Blue Drop Score 2011: 29.89

MBOMBELA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP322) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 45, Mbombela, 1200 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, 1 Nel Street, Mbombela TEL: 013 759 2000/9111 FAX: 013 759 2070 WEB: www.mbombela.gov.za

Population: 588 794 Households: 161 773

Population Growth: 2.11% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.10%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 66, DA 10, ACDP 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Ms Cathrine Dlamini

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr David Shabangu Communications Officer: Mr Joseph Ngala (Acting) Other Senior Management: Nora Mthembu (Acting Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

4 638 729

4 901 174

Surplus/Deficit

(262 445)

(212 152)

Operating Cash Flow

180 315

247 384

UIFW Expenditure***

11 820

90 935

Audit Outcome**

MPUMALANGA

Area: 5 394km2 Description: Mbombela Local Municipality is situated in the Mpumalanga province. The municipality came about through the amalgamation of previous local councils in December 2000. The local councils were Nelspruit Transitional Rural Council (TRC), White River TRC, White River Transitional Local Council (TLC), Hazyview TLC, and the Greater Nelspruit Area. Mbombela (Nelspruit) is the capital of Mpumalanga province. Mbombela is the Siswati word for “a lot of people together in a small space”. The city serves as a gateway to some of the best eco- and adventure activities in Southern Africa and, with its moderate climate, becomes the preferred tourist destination all year round. Its subtropical fruits (like mangoes, avocados, oranges, lemons, litchis and bananas) are a huge drawcard for visitors and during springtime, the blossoms of the orange trees can be smelt kilometres away. For shopping enthusiasts, the city offers world-class shopping malls, casinos and entertainment venues with air-conditioning systems. This creates excellent opportunities for prospective investors and businesses to establish themselves in the area. Cities/Towns: Emoyeni, Entokozweni, Hazyview, Kaapschehoop, Kabokweni, Kanyamazane, Luphisi, Matsulu, Mbombela (Nelspruit), Mpakeni, Msogwaba, Ngodwana, Skukuza, Tekwane, White River

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 87.68 Blue Drop Score 2011: 74.99 Green Drop Score 2011: 86.3

NKOMAZI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP324) CONTACT DETAILS

Cities/Towns: Komatipoort, Malalane, Marloth Park

POSTAL: Private Bag X101, Malalane, 1320 PHYSICAL: 9 Park Street, Malalane TEL: 013 790 0245 FAX: 013 790 0886 WEB: www.nkomazi.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 390 610 Households: 95 509

Population Growth: 1.55% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.20%

OTHER AUDITS GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 787km2 Description: Nkomazi Local Municipality is located in the eastern part of the Ehlanzeni District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province. The municipality is strategically placed between Swaziland (north of Swaziland) and Mozambique (east of Mozambique). It is linked with Swaziland by two provincial roads, and with Mozambique by a railway line and the main national road (N4), which forms the Maputo Corridor. Nkomazi Municipality is also bounded by Kruger National Park to the north, Umjindi Local Municipality to the south-west and Mbombela Local Municipality from the north-west to west.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2012: 17.20 Blue Drop Score 2011: 59.48 Green Drop Score 2011: 42.8

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 60, DA 4, ACDP 1 Mayor: Ms T S Khoza Other Members of Council: K J Macie (Speaker), S Mabuza (Chief Whip), P P Magagula (MMC: Corporate Services), E M Ngomane (MMC: Community Services), M W Mhlanga (MMC: Budget and Treasury), M R Shongwe (MMC: Infrastructure Development), S L Mkhatshwa (MMC: Planning and Development)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Dan Ngwenya Chief Financial Officer: Mr B T Khoza Communications Officer: Mr C P Ripinga LED Officer: S L Mkhatshwa Other Senior Management: Senzo Manzini (Director: Corporate Services), Emmah Mahlalela (Director: Community Services), Dr Nkosi (Director: Planning and Development), Weekend Nhlambo (Director: Infrastructure Development)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

1 216 454

1 170 431

Surplus/Deficit

39 409

(6 337)

Operating Cash Flow

118 325

67 909

UIFW Expenditure***

113 001

112 171

THABA CHWEU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP321) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 61, Mashishing, 1120 PHYSICAL: Cnr Central & Viljoen Streets, Mashishing TEL: 013 235 7300 FAX: 013 235 1108 EMAIL: munmanager@thabachweumun.gov.za WEB: www.thabachweu.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 19, DA 7, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr M Ncongwane Other Members of Council: Suzan Magagula (Speaker), Condtry Mashego (Chief Whip), Makhozsazana Masilela (MMC: Finance, Technical and Engineering), Patience Chima (MMC: Community and Corporate Services), I T Mokoena (Planning and Development)

MPUMALANGA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 719km2 Description: Thaba Chweu Local Municipality came into being after the December 5th 2000 local government elections. It is located in the north-western region of Mpumalanga province. The escarpment divides the district into eastern and western halves. The western half (Lydenburg district) is dominated by agricultural and farming activities, while forestry is the main economic activity of the eastern half (Sabie/ Graskop district). Thaba Chweu is one of the major tourist attraction areas in South Africa. Mashishing (Lydenburg) is the oldest town in the province, and a hub of heritage where the famous Lydenburg Heads, which are said to date back to 400AD, were found in the 1950s. Also found here are old stone houses. Most of all, this is the home of trout fishing. Graskop is home to the Three Rondavels, The Blyde Canyon, Potholes, God’s Window, The Pinnacle, Berlin, Lisbon, and Graskop Falls, all of which are World Heritage Sites, and form the Panorama Route. In the Sabie area, when travelling east of Mashishing through the Long Tom Pass, there are hectares of pine plantations. These mountains are part of the Drakensberg Mountain Range. Cities/Towns: Graskop, Mashishing (Lydenburg), Pilgrim’s Rest, Sabie Main Economic Sectors: Mining, forestry, agriculture, business services, tourism

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr D F Maebela Chief Financial Officer: Mr S Mabitsela (Acting) Communications Officer: Puleng Mapheto (Acting) LED Officer: Ms Cindy Cave

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

991 844

1 547 841

(103 158)

(14 787)

Operating Cash Flow

(7 222)

16 269

UIFW Expenditure***

53 795

15 570

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 19.03 Blue Drop Score 2011: 59.40 Green Drop Score 2011: 80.6

LED ACTIVITIES DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 98 387 Households: 33 352

Population Growth: 1.86% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 20.50%

Key Investment Opportunities: Gustav Museum in Mashishing; Graskop Lodge; arts and crafts stalls; Graskop National Monument in Pilgrim’s Rest.

UMJINDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP323) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 33, Barberton, 1300 PHYSICAL: Cnr General & De Villiers Streets, Barberton TEL: 013 712 8800 FAX: 013 712 5120/8888 EMAIL: info@umjindi.gov.za WEB: www.umjindi.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 745km2 Description: Umjindi Local Municipality is situated in the southeastern part of Mpumalanga on the escarpment. The municipal area forms part of the Ehlanzeni District Municipality, together with Nkomazi Local Municipality, Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, Mbombela Local Municipality and Bushbuckridge Local Municipality. Neighbouring municipal areas within Mpumalanga are Mbombela, Albert Luthuli and Nkomazi Local Municipalities. The neighbouring country bordering the municipality is Swaziland. Umjindi municipal area is situated within the following geographical

METRO MUNICIPALITY

coordinates in the Lowveld Region: Latitude: 25:47 south and Longitude: 31:03 east. Distances to main centres and surrounding towns are as follows: Johannesburg – 380km, Pretoria – 366km, Mbombela (Nelspruit) – 45km, Kruger National Park – 79km, Maputo, Mozambique – 180km, and Swaziland border – 32km. Cities/Towns: Barberton Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing, electricity/water/gas, construction, trade, transport/ communication/storage, financial and business services, social services (including government services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 69 577 Households: 20 255

Population Growth: 2.58% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.30%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 15, DA 3 Mayor: Mr Lazaros Mashaba Other Members of Council: Vusi Mkhwatshwa (Speaker)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr D P Msibi Chief Financial Officer: Mr P Mpele Communications Officer: Sam Jele LED Officer: Sthembiso Mbuyane

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

775 529

763 457

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 75.54 Green Drop Score 2011: 56.0

2011/12

Blue Drop Score 2011: 60.05

11 937

52 256

Operating Cash Flow

38 468

93 288

UIFW Expenditure***

1 063

-

GERT SIBANDE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC30) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1748, Ermelo, 2350 PHYSICAL: Cnr Joubert & Oosthuise Streets, Ermelo TEL: 017 801 7000 FAX: 017 801 1207 EMAIL: centrec@gsibande.gov.za WEB: www.gsibande.gov.za

CHIEF ALBERT LUTHULI CAROLINA

GREYLINGSTAD

DIPALESENG

MORGENZON

LEKWA STANDERTON

Population Growth: 1.48% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 37, DA 10, VF+ 1 Mayor: Mr M P Nhlabathi Other Members of Council: E S Dhlamini (Speaker), T A Mnisi (Chief Whip), F N Maboa-Boltman (MMC: Finance), F M Nyembe (MMC: Planning and Economic Development), J Nkosi (MMC: Corporate Services), N Zuma (MMC: Community and Social Services), M Magagula (MMC: Infrastructure and Technical Services), A Maboea (MMC: Human Settlement and Disaster Management)

AMERSFOORT

DR PIXLEY KA ISAKA SEME

EMKHONDO

MKHONDO

VOLKSRUST

Municipal Manager: Mr C A Habile Chief Financial Officer: Anil Singh Communications Officer: Zakhele Shiba LED Officer: Mr Silas Nkonyane Other Senior Management: M Kunene (General Manager: Community and Social Services), S Zikalala (General Manager: Planning and Economic Development), S Vilane (General Manager: Infrastructure and Technical Services), C Mkhwanazi (Acting General Manager: Human Settlement and Disaster Management), M Dlamini (General Manager: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Clean audit

303 038

302 043

1 198

48 684

Operating Cash Flow

62 901

43 711

UIFW Expenditure***

33 648

-

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

MPUMALANGA

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Audit Outcome**

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

LOTHAIR

ERMELO

MSUKALIGWA

EMBALENHLE

GROOTVLEI

Area: 31 841km2 Description: Gert Sibande District Municipality is located in the Mpumalanga province and is comprised of seven local municipalities: Govan Mbeki, Chief Albert Luthuli, Msukaligwa, Dipaleseng, Mkhondo, Lekwa and Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme. It is bordered by Ekurhuleni Metro to the west and Sedibeng District Municipality to the south-west (both in the Gauteng province), northern Free State and Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality to the south-east (both in the Free State province), Ehlanzeni District Municipality to the north-east and Nkangala District Municipality to the north (both in Mpumalanga province), Amajuba and Zululand District Municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal province to the south-east, and Swaziland to the east. It is the largest of the three districts in Mpumalanga province. Cities/Towns: Amersfoort, Amsterdam, Balfour, Bethal, Breyten, Carolina, Charl Cilliers, Chrissiesmeer, Davel, Ekulindeni, Embalenhle, Empuluzi, Ermelo, Evander, Greylingstad, Grootvlei, Kinross, Leandra, Lothair, Morgenzon, Perdekop, Secunda, Standerton, Trichardt, Volksrust, Wakkerstroom, eManzana (Badplaas), eMkhondo (Piet Retief) Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, services

Population: 1 043 194 Households: 273 490

DAVEL

SECUNDA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

BREYTEN

BETHAL

GOVAN MBEKI

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Gert Sibande Biodiesel Plant; GSDM Fresh Produce Market; N2/17 corridor development; Mkhondo Hydro Power Station; wood furniture manufacturing industry benefaction; tourism development/promotion agency; wool manufacturing industrial park; petrochemical industrial park; farming support programmes; establishment and support of cooperatives within GSDM.

CHIEF ALBERT LUTHULI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP301) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: PO Box 24, Carolina, 1185 PHYSICAL: 28 Kerk Street, Carolina TEL: 017 843 4000 FAX: 017 843 4001 EMAIL: mm@albertluthuli.gov.za WEB: www.albertluthuli.gov.za

Area: 5 559km2 Description: Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality is situated in Gert Sibande District Municipality. The municipality is named after the great leader of the people and the movement, ANC Chief Albert Luthuli. Carolina is the seat of the municipality. The N17 cuts through the south-eastern part of the area, as well as other regional mobility routes, namely the R36, R33 and R38.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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The majority of rural settlements occur in the eastern part of the municipality, with access provided by the R541, N17 and various secondary routes. Other key features include forestry areas in the central and southern areas of the CALLM, a river system, and the Nooitgedacht and Vygeboom Dams, as well as the edge of a greater wetland region. Economic activities that are dominant spatially in the municipality include agriculture, forestry and mining. Retail and services are concentrated in Carolina and also in smaller centres such as Elukwatini and eManzana (Badplaas). Cities/Towns: Carolina, Ekulindeni, Empuluzi, eManzana (Badplaas) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism, forestry, manufacuring

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 186 010 Households: 47 705

Population Growth: -0.09% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.40%

Communications Officer: Mr D Nhlabathi LED Officer: Ms Z Ngubonde Other Senior Management: S F Mndebele (Director: Corporate Services), Z F Mkhwanazi (Director: Community Services), D Modimogale (Director: Technical Services), K B Makgopa (Director: Public Safety), T E Lukhele (Director: Planning and Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

740 042

773 824

Surplus/Deficit

(51 594)

(55 485)

Operating Cash Flow

73 800

24 238

UIFW Expenditure***

55 629

7 912

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 43, DA 3, COPE 1, NFP 1, IFP 1 Mayor: Mrs B P Shiba Other Members of Council: S M Nkosi (Speaker), D P Nkosi (Chief Whip), M W Mngomezulu (MMC: Technical and Corporate Services), Q G Thabethe (MMC: Community Services, and Planning and Economic Development), N M Mnisi (MMC: Public Safety) V Shabangu (MPAC Chairperson)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 18.40 Green Drop Score 2011: 17.2

Municipal Manager: Mr V N Mpila Chief Financial Officer: Mr P J Nhlabathi

2010/11 Disclaimer

Net Assets

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

2011/12 Qualified audit

Blue Drop Score 2011: 9.78

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Badplaas Lemon Project; Thembela Centre; SMME support centre; Ekulindeni Hydroponics; Glenmore brickmaking; Rose Geranium Project; CRDP. Key Investment Opportunities: Shopping centres and recreational facility developments: Mayflower Shopping Complex; Oshoek Shopping Centre; development of Elukwatini Shopping Mall; resort facilities (Carolina).

DIPALESENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP306) MPUMALANGA

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X10005, Balfour, 2410 PHYSICAL: Cnr Johnny Makoena Drive & Themba Shozi Street, Balfour TEL: 017 773 0055 FAX: 017 773 0169 EMAIL: dipaleseng@worldonline.co.za WEB: www.dipaleseng.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 617km2 Description: Dipaleseng Local Municipality is situated in the Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province. Balfour is the seat of the municipality. Neighbouring municipalities include Lekwa and Govan Mbeki to the east, Gauteng province to the west and Free State province to the south. Its major town, Balfour, is situated approximately 80km south-east of Johannesburg. The close proximity of the municipality to Gauteng allows for the spillover effects of development in Gauteng to be enjoyed in this municipality. The three major urban nodes in the area are Balfour/ Siyathemba, Greylingstad/Nthorwane and Grootvlei. The major roads that transverse the municipal area are the N3, which runs from Johannesburg to Durban, and the R23 from Pretoria to Volksrust. The Johannesburg—KwaZulu-Natal railway system runs through the municipal area. Cities/Towns: Balfour, Greylingstad, Grootvlei Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

Mayor: Ms N S Nhlapho Other Members of Council: P R Thenjekwayo (Speaker), M D Khanye (MMC: Community Services, Public Safety, and Planning and Development), M Tsotesti (MMC: Infrastructure Services and Corporate Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr D V Ngcobo Chief Financial Officer: Ms A Ngema Communications Officer: Ms Phindile Sidu LED Officer: Mr Nkosana Bhembe Other Senior Management: D V Ngobo (Information Officer (PAIA))

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

Net Assets

278 642

302 294

Surplus/Deficit

(23 652)

(24 710)

Audit Outcome**

Operating Cash Flow

24 729

2 044

UIFW Expenditure***

73 577

32 264

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 21.70 Green Drop Score 2011: 26.1

Blue Drop Score 2011: 6.95

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

LED ACTIVITIES

Population: 42 390 Households: 12 637

Key Projects: Truck body manufacturing plant; micro industrial operations (MIO); Imvuseleno Business Development Centre. Key Investment Opportunities: Establishment of soybean crusher plant; beef feedlot; retail shopping centre; industrial plant; coal mine to support Grootvlei Power Station.

Population Growth: 0.93% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.20%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 7, DA 2, SCM 2, INDEPENDENT 1

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DR PIXLEY KA ISAKA SEME LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP304) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X9011, Volksrust, 2470 PHYSICAL: Cnr Adelaide Tambo Street & Dr Nelson Mandela Drive, Volksrust TEL: 017 734 6100/6172 FAX: 017 735 2620/086 630 2209 EMAIL: sibonelon@pixleykaseme.gov.za WEB: www.pixleykaseme.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 16, DA 3, IRASA 1, IFP 1 Mayor: Mr Vincent Malatsi

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr P B Malebye Communications Officer: Mr Sibonelo Ndlhela

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 227km2 Description: Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Local Municipality is situated within the Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga province. Volksrust is the seat of the municipality. The municipality is named after Pixley Ka Isaka Seme, a founder and president of the African National Congress. Cities/Towns: Amersfoort, Perdekop, Volksrust, Wakkerstroom

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

Net Assets

870 756

812 475

Surplus/Deficit

(81 884)

(189 191)

Operating Cash Flow

17 756

(9 045)

UIFW Expenditure***

5 601

6 146

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 83 235 Households: 19 838

Blue Drop Score 2012: 40.70 Green Drop Score 2011: 54.2

Population Growth: 0.30% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.10%

2011/12

Blue Drop Score 2011: 46.09

MPUMALANGA

GOVAN MBEKI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP307) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X1017, Secunda, 2302 PHYSICAL: Horwood Street, Secunda CBD TEL: 017 620 6000 FAX: 017 634 8019 WEB: www.govanmbeki.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Mmela Mahlangu Chief Financial Officer: Mr Johnny Mokgatsi Communications Officer: Mr Henry Masango LED Officer: Mr Sabelo Vilakazi Other Senior Management: Mmela Mahlangu (Information Officer (PAIA))

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 955km2 Description: Govan Mbeki Local Municipality (Highveld East Local Municipality) is situated in the Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga province. Secunda is the seat of the municipality, as well as the seat of the district municipality. Cities/Towns: Bethal, Charl Cilliers, Embalenhle, Evander, Kinross, Leandra, Secunda, Trichardt Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing, trade, construction

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 294 538 Households: 83 874

Population Growth: 2.84% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.20%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

2 285 221

2 799 954

Surplus/Deficit

(300 816)

(548 563)

Operating Cash Flow

1 097 344

985 569

UIFW Expenditure***

157 394

-

Audit Outcome**

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 77.50 Green Drop Score 2011: 51.1

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 45, DA 16 , COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Lindi Masina Other Members of Council: Cyril Gwigi (Speaker), Anton Makhaye (Chief Whip)

Blue Drop Score 2011: 77.59

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Development of a business information service centre; SMME development and support.

LEKWA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP305) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 66, Standerton, 2430 PHYSICAL: Cnr Mbonani Mayisela & Dr Beyers Naude Streets, Standerton TEL: 017 712 9600 FAX: 017 712 6808 WEB: www.lekwalm.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 585km2 Description: Lekwa Local Municipality was established on the 5th of December 2000 after the amalgamation of three former Transitional Local Councils, namely Standerton, Sakhile and Morgenzon. Lekwa Local Municipality is one of seven municipalities

METRO MUNICIPALITY

within the Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga province. It is located in the south-west of the Gert Sibande District Municipality, with immediate entrances to KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and Free State provinces. Newcastle, Heidelberg and Vrede are respective immediate entrances. Standerton serves as an urban node, whilst Morgenzon, which is 45km north-east of Standerton, serves as a satellite node. It is landlocked by the following local municipalities: Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme and Msukaligwa on the east, Dipaliseng on the west, and Govan Mbeki on the north. The south edge is abutted by Mpumelelo Local Municipality, which is in the northern part of the Free State province. The Lekwa Municipality lies on the large open plains of the Highveld region, which is characterised by tall grass, and it is transversed by the Vaal River, which flows in a western direction.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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The municipality is named after the Vaal River, which is commonly known as Lekwa (the Sesotho name for the Vaal River). Cities/Towns: Morgenzon, Standerton Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, forestry and fishing (30%), community, social and personal services (13%), private households (12%)

Municipal Manager: Mr Linda Tshabalala Chief Financial Officer: Mr R T Dipone Communications Officer: Sipho Mkhwanazi (Acting)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 115 662 Households: 31 071

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Population Growth: 1.13% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.90%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 23, DA 6, PAC 1 Mayor: Ms Matshidiso Morajane Other Members of Council: Lindokuhle Dhlamini (Speaker), G S Msibi (Chief Whip), Mankomo Ntuli (MMC: Technical Services and Human Settlement), Busi Sekhonde (MMC: Corporate and Community Safety Services)

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

1 835 922

2 001 771

Surplus/Deficit

(166 140)

(131 062)

Audit Outcome**

Operating Cash Flow

40 707

8 236

UIFW Expenditure***

206 490

12 602

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 34.74 Green Drop Score 2011: 19.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 10.48

MKHONDO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP303) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: PO Box 23, eMkhondo, 2380 PHYSICAL: 33 Mark & De Wet Streets, eMkhondo TEL: 017 826 8100 FAX: 017 826 3129 EMAIL: mshongwe@mkhondo.org.za WEB: www.mkhondo.gov.za

Population: 171 982 Households: 37 433

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Area: 4 882km2 Description: Mkhondo Local Municipality is a gateway to the province of Mpumalanga from KwaZulu-Natal and Swaziland. It is ideally situated halfway between the Gauteng metropolis (Johannesburg and Pretoria) and the Natal coast (Richards Bay and Durban). It forms part of the Gert Sibande District Municipality, and is the main link for both industrial and commercial transport from Gauteng to the import/export harbour at Richards Bay. It is bordered by the following local municipalities: Dr Pixley Ka Isaka Seme to the west, eDumbe to the south, and Msukaligwa and Chief Albert Luthuli to the north. Swaziland is situated to the east of Mkhondo Local Municipality. The municipality amalgamated two former Transitional Local Councils and two Transitional Rural Councils – the historic towns of Piet Retief and Amsterdam. Piet Retief, now known as eMkhondo, is surrounded by forestry and plantations. Much of its economy originates from these sources. Three major sawmills, Mondi, Tafibra and PG Bison, are located just outside of eMkhondo. These play a crucial role in boosting a welldiversified economy and the other components of manufacturing, personal services, real estate and tourism. Amsterdam/ KwaThandeka and its rural nodes in the Mkhondo municipal area are fundamentally agricultural and have forestry support. Mondi, Sappi, TWK and Komati Land Forests are the major companies that lead the forestry industry in the area. Several scattered pockets of mining are found in the municipal area of jurisdiction. Natural conservation and tourist activities also contribute towards the socio-economic conditions of the municipality. A number of South African Heritage Sites are found within the municipality. These include the Entombe Battlefield, Rooikraal, Confidence, Kalkoenvlakte and Heyshope Dam. Morgestond and Athole Nature Reserves and Amsterdam Conservation are two sites managed by the Mpumalanga Parks Board. Cities/Towns: Amsterdam, eMkhondo (Piet Retief) Main Economic Sectors: Forestry and agriculture, wood-based, timber, coal and water

Composition of Council: ANC 28, DA 6, NFP 2, PAC 1, IFP 1 Mayor: Bhekabantu Mtshali Other Members of Council: Philisiwe Langa (Speaker), Zakhele Mthimkhulu (Chief Whip), Ngelosi Ndhlovu (MMC: Corporate and Financial Services), Vukanimaswazi Nkosi (MMC: Community and Technical Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Absalom Mahlangu Chief Financial Officer: Mr Themba Mabuya Communications Officer: Musa Shongwe LED Officer: Ms Wendy Mahlangu (Acting) Other Senior Management: Mthandeni Mkhonza (General Manager: Corporate Services), Wandile Nkonyane (General Manager: Community Services), Clearance Mabuza (General Manager: Technical Services), Ish Mandiwane (Senior Manager: ICT), Salakwande Mngomezulu (Senior Manager: Amsterdam/Driefontein Unit)

MPUMALANGA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 1.84% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.90%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

1 335 276

1 335 900

(624)

(12 066)

Operating Cash Flow

76 780

44 373

UIFW Expenditure***

104 329

18 412

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 11.30

Blue Drop Score 2011: 5.05

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Development of small, macro and medium businesses by facilitating the establishment of cooperatives dealing with various projects like water bottling, brickmaking and welding, baking and agrotourism. Key Investment Opportunities: Tourist and sporting activities – Entombe Battlefield (Heritage Site); Heyshop Dam, Westoe Dam, Morgenstond Dam and Jericho Dam.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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MSUKALIGWA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP302) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 48, Ermelo, 2350 PHYSICAL: Cnr Taute & Kerk Streets, Ermelo TEL: 017 801 3500 FAX: 017 801 3851 EMAIL: tbwdlamini@msukaligwa.gov.za WEB: www.msukaligwa.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 31, DA 5, COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Joseph Bongwe Other Members of Council: Bheki Vilakazi (Speaker), Vuyiswa Madini (MMC: Finance), Mapulane Nkosi (MMC: Technical Services)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 016km2 Description: Msukaligwa Local Municipality is situated within the Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province. Ermelo is the seat of the municipality. Cities/Towns: Breyten, Chrissiesmeer, Davel, Ermelo, Lothair

Municipal Manager: Mr Thami Dlamini Chief Financial Officer: Ms Thandiwe Lengwate Communications Officer: Mr Mandla Zwane LED Officer: Mr Bongani Zwane Other Senior Management: Nsizwa Maimela (Director: Corporate Services), Daniel Maluleka (Director: Public Safety)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 149 377 Households: 40 932

Population Growth: 1.80% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.80%

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

OTHER AUDITS

Net Assets

Blue Drop Score 2012: 21.20 Blue Drop Score 2011: 10.59 Green Drop Score 2011: 9.1

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

292 684

262 066

Surplus/Deficit

34 053

(48)

Operating Cash Flow

81 232

41 035

UIFW Expenditure***

-

26 126

NKANGALA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC31)

MPUMALANGA

CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 437, Middelburg, 1050 PHYSICAL: 2A Walter Sisulu Street, Middelburg TEL: 013 249 2000 FAX: 013 249 2114 WEB: www.nkangaladm.gov.za

DR JS MOROKA DULLSTROOM

THEMBISILE HANI

EMAKHAZENI

KWAMHLANGA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 16 758km2 Description: Nkangala District Municipality is a Category C municipality found in the Mpumalanga province. It is comprised of six local municipalities: Victor Khanye (Delmas), Emalahleni, Steve Tshwete (Middelburg), Emakhazeni, Thembisile Hani and Dr JS Moroka. The district’s headquarters are in Middelburg (Steve Tshwete Local Municipality). It is also responsible for the Mdala District Management Area. Nkangala is at the economic hub of Mpumalanga, and is rich in minerals and natural resources. A strength of the district is the Maputo Corridor, which brings increased potential for economic growth and tourism development. The proximity to Gauteng opens up opportunities to a larger market, which is of benefit to the district’s agricultural and manufacturing sectors. The further potential inherent in exporting goods provides opportunities that need to be investigated. Cities/Towns: Delmas, Dullstroom, eMalahleni (Witbank), Emgwenya (Waterval Boven), Hendrina, Kriel, KwaMhlanga, Mdala Nature Reserve, Middelburg, Ogies, Phola, Pullens Hope, Rietkuil, eMakhazeni (Belfast), eNtokozweni (Machadodorp) Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing, energy, agriculture

EMAKHAZENI

ENTOKOZWENI

MIDDELBURG EMALAHLENI

VICTOR KHANYE

OGIES

EMALAHLENI

DELMAS

RIETKUIL HENDRINA

KRIEL

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Allan Zimbwa (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mrs A L Stander Communications Officer: Mr Zamani Mcineka LED Officer: Mr B M Matimba Other Senior Management: Z W Mcineka (Corporate Services), A Zimbwa (Technical Services), E Tshabalala (Social Services), P Raputsoa (Development and Planning Unit)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 1 308 129 Households: 356 911

Net Assets

Population Growth: 2.50% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.00%

EMGWENYA

STEVE TSHWETE

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

720 335

722 427

Surplus/Deficit

(2 091)

72 908

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Operating Cash Flow

(1 882)

67 461

Composition of Council: ANC 44, DA 12, SPP 2, ILIM 1 Mayor: Mr S K Mashilo Other Members of Council: B A Nkwanyana (Speaker), T M Letlaka (Chief Whip), L J Dikgale (MMC: Infrastructure and Service Delivery), C Motau (MMC: Corporate, Human Resources and Legal Services), A P Mufume (MMC: Local Economic Development and Rural Development), I M Masombuka (MMC: Finance), N E Hlope (MMC: Social Services, Disaster, Youth, Health and Education), J F Radebe (MMC: Rural Development, Public Safety and Transport)

UIFW Expenditure***

12 801

12 674

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Catalytic Converter (R290 million); Loskop-Zithabiseni Tourism Belt Development; Rust de Winter Development; Victor Khanye International Cargo Airport (R111 billion); Moloto Corridor Rail Development; International Convention Centre (R110 million); agroprocessing (R73 million); truck port/logistics hub.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DR JS MOROKA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP316) CONTACT DETAILS

K J Boshomane (Chief Whip), B S Magoele (Planning and Infrastructure), S M Ntlailane (Local Economic Development and Finance), J M Sekwala (Administration and Corporate Services)

POSTAL: Private Bag X4012, Siyabuswa, 0472 PHYSICAL: 2601/3 Bongimfundo Street, Siyabuswa TEL: 013 973 1101 FAX: 013 973 0974/2463 EMAIL: admin@moroka.gov.za WEB: www.moroka.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 416km2 Description: Dr JS Moroka Local Municipality is situated in the north-western part of the Mpumalanga province, with Siyabuswa as the capital town. It forms part of the larger economic region of the City of Tshwane, the City of Johannesburg, Emalahleni and Steve Tshwete (Middelburg) Municipalities, due to the fact that these areas provide employment opportunities to a sizable number of the municipality’s population. The geographical area includes 55 villages. It is characterised by a variety of urban, periurban and rural areas. Land use is largely for residential purposes, with some pieces of land falling under the control of traditional leadership. There is huge potential for growth in the tourism industry in this area. Cities/Towns: Mdala Nature Reserve Main Economic Sectors: Tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 249 705 Households: 62 162

Population Growth: 0.26% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 46.60%

Municipal Manager: N Busane Chief Financial Officer: Z G Skhosana Communications Officer: B Mabena LED Officer: Mr M S Mahlangu Other Senior Management: B T Mabena (Acting Manager: Administration and Corporate Services), L E Babedi (Acting Manager: Facilities Management and Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

1 359 552

1 286 587

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

72 965

81 667

Operating Cash Flow

138 944

108 769

UIFW Expenditure***

334 975

-

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 92.46 Blue Drop Score 2011: 84.42 Green Drop Score 2011: 58.6

Composition of Council: ANC 52, DA 4, SPP 1, ILIMO 1, NFP 1, APC 1, COPE 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Ms Grace Mthimunye Other Members of Council: G T Skosana (Speaker),

Key Projects: Development of Siyabuswa Shopping Complex; fresh produce market. Key Investment Opportunities: Tourism industry – Mdala Nature Reserve; Mkhombo Dam; Kwa Nostokana; arts and crafts centre; Sozama Craft Centre; Mkholwane Lodge.

EMAKHAZENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP314) CONTACT DETAILS

sea level, with the Dullstroom station being the highest point in Mpumalanga. The Suikerboschkop koppies are situated in the west of the area. There are various rivers and watercourses traversing the area, and numerous wetlands and sensitive environmental areas associated with these rivers, particularly around Dullstroom. There are four nature reserves in the area. Cities/Towns: Dullstroom, Emgwenya (Waterval Boven), eMakhazeni (Belfast), eNtokozweni (Machadodorp) Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

POSTAL: PO Box 17, eMakhazeni, 1100 PHYSICAL: 25 Scheepers Street, eMakhazeni TEL: 013 253 7600 FAX: 013 253 1889/2440 EMAIL: municipality@emakhazenilm.co.za WEB: www.emakhazeni.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 736km2 Description: Emakhazeni Local Municipality is situated in the heart of Mpumalanga province. It is bordered by Mbombela Local Municipality in the east and Steve Tshwete (Middelburg) Local Municipality in the west. It is one of the six municipalities that fall within the Nkangala District Municipality. The N4 Maputo Corridor, which traverses the region from west to east, and the R555 from Middelburg and R33 from eMakhazeni (Belfast), which converge at Stoffberg Road in the northwest, are the main connecting roads forming part of the major roads of the municipality. The area is a nature-lover’s paradise, South Africa’s premier fly fishing mecca, host to some of the subcontinent’s rarest birds, and offers the best rock climbing and most spectacular wild flower displays – all just two hours from the metropolitan centres of Gauteng and Mozambique. The Trout Triangle area is situated on the highest part of the Steenkampsberg Plateau at approximately 2 072m above

METRO MUNICIPALITY

MPUMALANGA

LED ACTIVITIES POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 47 216 Households: 13 722

Population Growth: 0.93% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 25.90%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 79.83 Blue Drop Score 2011: 83.72 Green Drop Score 2011: 70.2

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 11, DA 4 Mayor: Mr Xolani Ngwenya Other Members of Council: Diphepheng Ngwenya (Speaker), Maria Kambula (Chief Whip), Michael Hadebe (Technical and Community Services), Sonto Radebe (LED, Rural Development, Human Settlement and Tourism), Mfundo Mondlane (Sports

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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and Labour), N A Mashele (Corporate Services), John Stevens (Water and Electricity), Collin Lello (IDP), Busisiwe Mabuza (Budget), Nomhle Mashele, Xolile Masina

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

486 462

538 498

Surplus/Deficit

Audit Outcome**

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mrs T Shoba Communications Officer: Mr Sipho Maseko Other Senior Management: N Singh (Manager: Community Services), S A Khumalo (Manager: Technical Services), T J Shoba (Manager: Corporate Services)

(52 036)

(106 608)

Operating Cash Flow

(27 216)

(2 729)

UIFW Expenditure***

3 911

5 909

EMALAHLENI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP312) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 3, eMalahleni, 1035 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, Mandela Street, eMalahleni TEL: 013 690 6911 FAX: 013 690 6207 EMAIL: admin@emalahleni.gov.za WEB: www.emalahleni.gov.za

The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Governance and Financial Administration Composition of Council: ANC 49, DA 18, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Salome Sithole Other Members of Council: Augustine Mkhwanazi (Speaker), Sunday Mathebula (Whip), Lesley Nhlapho (Development Planning), Lindiwe Mabona (Infrastructure and Basic Services), Cornelia Simelane (Administration and Resources Management), Paulinah Mokwena (Finance)

MPUMALANGA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 678km2 Description: Emalahleni Local Municipality is situated in Mpumalanga province within the jurisdiction of the Nkangala District Municipality. Emalahleni Municipality is one of six local municipalities in the Nkangala District Municipality and is situated in the west of the Nkangala District. It forms part of the western regions of Mpumalanga province and borders onto Gauteng province. The Thembisile Hani and Victor Khanye (Delmas) Municipalities in the Nkangala District and City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng border the Emalahleni Municipality to the north and west. The Steve Tshwete (Middelburg) Municipality is located to the east and the Gert Sibande District Municipality borders Emalahleni to the south. The Emalahleni Municipality is strategically located in terms of the provincial context and transport network. It is situated in close proximity to the City of Johannesburg, City of Tshwane and Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipalities in Gauteng, and is connected to these areas by the N4 and N12 freeways. These freeways converge at eMalahleni (Witbank) in Emalahleni, from where the N4 extends to Mbombela (Nelspruit), the provincial capital and, ultimately to Maputo in Mozambique. The N4 freeway, along with the railway line which runs adjacent to the freeway from Gauteng to Mozambique, constitute the Maputo Corridor. The southern areas of the Emalahleni Municipality form part of the region referred to as the Energy Mecca of South Africa, due to its rich deposits of coal reserves and power stations. eMalahleni and Middelburg (situated in the adjacent Steve Tshwete Municipality) are the highest order settlements in the Nkangala District. These towns offer the full spectrum of business and social activities, and both towns have large industrial areas. The towns fulfil the function of service centres to the smaller towns and settlements, as well as farms in the district. Cities/Towns: eMalahleni (Witbank), Kriel, Ogies, Phola Main Economic Sectors: Coal mining, electricity generation, steel and vanadium

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 395 466 Households: 119 874

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Theo van Vuuren (Administrator) Chief Financial Officer: Mr Jacob Dorfling Communications Officer: Mr Lebohang Mofokeng LED Officer: Sipho Masuku (Acting) Other Senior Management: Thandiwe Biyela (Director: Development Planning), Allan Taho (Director: Public Safety), T Matoane (Director: Administration and Resources Management), K L Mashile (Acting Director: Infrastructure and Basic Services), Sizwe Mayisela (Manager: Municipal Management Office)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

2 514 380

2 503 693

(32 293)

(20 206)

Operating Cash Flow

172 149

125 768

UIFW Expenditure***

-

22 892

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 37.50 Blue Drop Score 2011: 46.90 Green Drop Score 2011: 45.6

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Agricultural commonages in Ga-Nala (maize farming); vegetable farming to a cooperative in KwaGuqa. Key Investment Opportunities: Retail development in eMalahleni and KwaGuqa; housing and accommodation across the municipality due to the newly established mines; the Kusile Power Station Project.

Population Growth: 3.58% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.30%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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STEVE TSHWETE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP313) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: R M Xaba (Speaker), B P Ndala (Chief Whip), D J Motsepe (MMC: Health, Social Services, Culture, Sport and Recreation), S D Nkadimeng (MMC: Human Settlement and Agriculture), N J Mahlangu (MMC: Technical, Property and Land Administration), E P Nkosi (MMC: Traffic, Emergency, Transport, Safety and Security), E F Mathebula (MMC: Economic Development, Finance and Auditing), H Pilodia (MMC: Administration, Human Resources and Education)

POSTAL: PO Box 14, Middelburg, 1050 PHYSICAL: Cnr Walter Sisulu Street & Wanderers Avenue, Middelburg TEL: 013 249 7000 FAX: 013 243 2550 WEB: www.stevetshwetelm.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 976km2 Description: Steve Tshwete Local Municipality (formerly Middelburg Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality located in the Nkangala District Municipality of Mpumalanga province. The seat of Steve Tshwete Local Municipality is Middelburg. The local municipality was one of the four to have passed the 2009/10 audit by the Auditor-General of South Africa, who deemed it to have a clean administration. The municipality is named after Steve Tshwete, an ANC activist imprisoned by the apartheid authorities on Robben Island from February 1964 to 1983. In 1994, Middelburg and Mhluzi, as well as Hendrina and Kwazamokuhle, amalgamated to form the Transitional Local Councils. In 2001, the Transitional Local Councils of Middelburg and Hendrina, as well as some smaller towns, were amalgamated. A new municipality was formed, namely Steve Tshwete Local Municipality. Cities/Towns: Hendrina, Middelburg, Pullens Hope, Rietkuil

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: 4.76% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 19.70%

Municipal Manager: Mr Willem Fouche Communications Officer: Ms Prudence Leshilo Other Senior Management: E Wassermann (Executive Manager: Finance), T Mekuto (Executive Manager: Corporate Services), P F Phiri (Executive Manager: Public Services), E Warambwa (Executive Manager: Technical and Facilities), Caroline Hlatshwayo (Executive Manager: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Clean audit

Clean audit

5 780 757

6 221 642

69 824

(47 824)

Operating Cash Flow

982 915

784 535

UIFW Expenditure***

262

-

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 97.35 Blue Drop Score 2011: 96.51 Green Drop Score 2011: 76.1

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 39, DA 17, COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Mr Mike Masina

THEMBISILE HANI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP315) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X4041, eMpumalanga, 0458 PHYSICAL: Stand 24 Kwaggafontein C, eMpumalanga TEL: 013 986 9100 FAX: 013 986 0995 EMAIL: info@thembisilehanilm.gov.za WEB: www.thembisilehanilm.gov.za

Municipal Manager: J Sindane Chief Financial Officer: M Makgaba Communications Officer: S P Mashiyane LED Officer: W S Msiza Other Senior Management: N Kubheka (Manager: Social Development Services), P Mabuza (Manager: Corporate Services), A S Ntuli (Manager: Technical Services)

MPUMALANGA

Population: 229 831 Households: 64 971

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 2 384km2 Description: Thembisile Hani Local Municipality forms part of the Nkangala District Municipality. The municipality is bordered by Dr JS Moroka in the north, Elias Motsoaledi in the north-east, Steve Tshwete in the east, Emalahleni in the south, and City of Tshwane Metro in the west. Cities/Towns: KwaMhlanga Main Economic Sectors: Public, retail, business services, agriculture

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

2 022 378

2 008 152

(14 226)

(10 213)

Operating Cash Flow

82 429

74 935

UIFW Expenditure***

71 675

60 022

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 310 458 Households: 75 634

Population Growth: 1.91% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.00%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 78.30 Green Drop Score 2011: 29.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 27.77

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 51, DA 4, SPP 4, APC 1, ACDP 1, INDEPENDENT 1, ILIMO 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr N J Mahlangu Other Members of Council: P P Moseri (Speaker), B N Sibanyoni (Chief Whip), J J Jiyane (MMC: Corporate Services), L M Tshabangu (MMC: Finance)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Multi-purpose community centre; catalytic converter; agro-processing; Moloto Rail Development System; Rust De Winter Tourism Projects; the Mpumalanga Provincial Flagship Projects; the CRDP Project.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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VICTOR KHANYE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (MP311) CONTACT DETAILS

Ngoma (Chief Whip), Vusi Bhuda (Mayoral Committee: Planning, Infrastructure, Transport and Safety), Zonke Zulu (Mayoral Committee: Administration), Sponono Mahlangu (Mayoral Committee: Health and Social)

POSTAL: PO Box 6, Delmas, 2210 PHYSICAL: Cnr Samuel & Van der Walt Streets, Delmas TEL: 013 665 6000 FAX: 013 665 2913 EMAIL: minah.maredia@victorkhanyelm.gov.za WEB: www.victorkhanyelm.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

MPUMALANGA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 568km2 Description: Victor Khanye Local Municipality (formerly Delmas Local Municipality) is strategically located on the Highveld in Mpumalanga province, on the border of Guateng province, less than 100km from Pretoria, Johannesburg and eMalahleni. The municipality is linked by a major freeway, the N12, which was declared a Maputo Corridor. There is a railway line running through to inner Mpumalanga province and to Mozambique. The municipality is regarded as a gateway to inner Mpumalanga province. Cities/Towns: Delmas Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (132%), mining (164%), trade (116%), construction (20%), manufacturing (43%), utilities (6%), transport (17%), finance (15%), community (20%)

Municipal Manager: Minah Maredi Communications Officer: Sentebaleng Masemola LED Officer: Sabelo Masina Other Senior Management: Floyd Mashele (Director: Technical Services), Tembi Mdluli (Director: Community Services), Gift Ngobeni (Director: Corporate Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Clean audit

676 578

604 784

Surplus/Deficit

71 793

928

Operating Cash Flow

30 278

41 630

UIFW Expenditure***

303

-

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 75 452 Households: 20 548

Population Growth: 2.92% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.20%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 80.07

Blue Drop Score 2011: 18.26

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 3, NFP 1 Mayor: Eva Makhabane Other Members of Council: Khaya Segone (Speaker), Hendry

Key Investment Opportunities: Airport development; casino development; mining industrial parks; agro-processing; cement manufacturing.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p13.

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NORTH WEST KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC

BOJANALA DC37

LAND AREA

104 882km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

8.7%

PEOPLE

DR RUTH SEGOMOTSI MOMPATI DC39

NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA DC38

POPULATION

3 509 953

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

6.8%

POPULATION GROUPS

DR KENNETH KAUNDA DC40

BLACK AFRICAN

89.8%

COLOURED

2.0%

INDIAN/ASIAN

0.6%

WHITE

7.3%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+)

North West lies in the north of South Africa on the Botswana border, fringed by the Kalahari Desert in the west, Gauteng province to the east and the Free State to the south. It covers an area of 104 882km2 and has a population of 3 509 953. Much of the province consists of flat areas of scattered trees and grassland. The Vaal River flows along the southern border of the province. Mahikeng (previously Mafikeng) is the capital. The city lies near the Botswana border and forms a single urban area with its neighbouring town, Mmabatho. Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp are the biggest cities in the province. Other main towns are Brits, Rustenburg, Klerksdorp and Lichtenburg. Most economic activity is concentrated in the southern region between Potchefstroom and Klerksdorp, as well as Rustenburg and the eastern region. Mining is the major contributor to the North West economy and represents almost a quarter of South Africa’s mining industry as a whole. The Rustenburg and Brits districts produce more platinum than any other single area in the world. North West also produces a quarter of South Africa’s gold, as well as granite, marble, fluorspar and diamonds. North West has a number of major tourist attractions, including the internationally famous Sun City, the Pilanesberg National Park, the Madikwe Game Reserve and the Rustenburg Nature Reserve. North West is well known for cattle farming, while the areas around Rustenburg and Brits are fertile, mixed-crop farming land. Maize and sunflowers are the most important crops, and the province is the major producer of white maize in the country. North West is divided into four district municipalities, which are further subdivided into 19 local municipalities.

NO SCHOOLING

11.8%

GRADE 12

25.4%

HIGHER EDUCATION

7.5%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

31.5%

HOUSEHOLDS HOUSEHOLDS

1 062 015

FORMAL DWELLINGS

76.2%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

84.0%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

69.3%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

46.2%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

50.2%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.tourismnorthwest.co.za www.southafrica.info www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN NORTH WEST Bojanala Platinum

Dr Kenneth Kaunda

Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati

Ngaka Modiri Molema

Kgetlengrivier

City of Matlosana

Greater Taung

Ditsobotla

Madibeng

Maquassi Hills

Kagisano-Molopo

Mahikeng

Moretele

Tlokwe City Council

Lekwa-Teemane

Ramotshere Moiloa

Moses Kotane

Ventersdorp

Mamusa

Ratlou

Naledi

Tswaing

Rustenburg

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BOJANALA PLATINUM DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC37) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1993, Rustenburg, 0300 PHYSICAL: Cnr Beyers Naude & Fatima Bhayat Drives, Rustenburg TEL: 014 590 4500 FAX: 014 592 6085 EMAIL: lynettel@bojanala.gov.za WEB: www.bojanala.gov.za

MORETELE MOSES KOTANE MAKAPANSTAD

MADIBENG

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 18 333km2 Description: Bojanala Platinum District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated in the North West province. It is one of the four district municipalities in the province and comprises the five local municipalities of Kgetlengrivier, Madibeng, Moses Kotane, Moretele and Rustenburg. The seat of Bojanala Platinum is Rustenburg. It is bordered by Waterberg District Municipality to the north, City of Tshwane to the east, West Rand District Municipality to the southeast, Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality to the south and Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality to the west. Cities/Towns: Brits, Derby, Hartbeespoort, Hartbeesfontein-A, Koster, Madikwe, Makapanstad, Marikana, Mooinooi, Phatsima, Rustenburg, Swartbooistad, Swartruggens, Tlhabane Main Economic Sectors: Mining, tourism, agriculture, enterprise development, manufacturing utilities, infrastructure and construction, finance

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 1 507 505 Households: 501 696

Population Growth: 2.37% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.70%

NORTH WEST

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

SWARTBOOISTAD

HARTBEESFONTEIN-A

RUSTENBURG SWARTRUGGENS

KGETLENGRIVIER

BRITS

MARIKANA RUSTENBURG MOOINOOI

HARTBEESPOORT

KOSTER

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Innocent Sirovha Chief Financial Officer: Mr M Jansen Communications Officer: Archie Baibele LED Officer: Ms Lesego Khutsoane Other Senior Management: A Bubu (Director: Municipal Health and Environmental Services), Sydwell Maluleke (Director: Technical Services), A Khuduge (Director: Corporate Support Services), P Morare (Director: Community Development Services), L Khutsoane (Economic Development, Tourism, Agriculture and Rural Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Composition of Council: ANC 53, DA 10, COPE 2 APC 2, FF 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Mr R J Diremelo Other Members of Council: G Mtshali (Speaker), A Molekwa (Whip), S Mdangai (MMC: Budget and Treasury), N Lebotse (MMC: Community Development Services), V Molotsi (MMC: Health and Environmental Services), P K Khunou (MMC: IDP, PMS and Public Participation), J J Garikue (MMC: Technical Services), V Tlhapi (MMC: Special Projects), W Moleko (MMC: Economic Development and Tourism), N Lebotse (MMC: Community Development Services), N F Ratlhaga (MMC: Corporate Support Services), F Sthemba (MMC: Agriculture and Rural Development), V Maluleka (MMC: Sport, Arts and Culture)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

Net Assets

27 863

141 371

Surplus/Deficit

(113 507)

(52 566)

Operating Cash Flow

(100 135)

(46 024)

UIFW Expenditure***

12 002

1 748

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Mining, tourism, agriculture and rural development; cooperative support.

KGETLENGRIVIER LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW374) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 66, Koster, 0348 PHYSICAL: Cnr Smuts & De Wet Streets, Koster TEL: 014 543 2004 FAX: 014 543 2480 EMAIL: communications@kgetlengrivier.gov.za WEB: www.kgetlengrivier.gov.za

rich environment and natural resource base provide opportunities for agriculture and slate quarry development. It has a strong competitive advantage in terms of its climate, biodiversity and numerous dams. The area’s mining activities are related to diamonds, slate and aggregate sand. Cities/Towns: Derby, Koster, Swartruggens Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Area: 3 973km2 Description: Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality is located in the south-eastern part of North West province and forms part of the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality, bordering Rustenberg Local Municipality on the west and Moses Kotane Local Municipality on the north side. The municipality is situated on the N4 toll road from Pretoria to Botswana and acts as a gateway from Johannesburg to Botswana. The municipality is categorised as a Category B municipality, with six demarcated wards. The area’s

Population: 51 049 Households: 14 673

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 3.36% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 20.50%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 3 Mayor: Ms Kim Medupe Other Members of Council: Kim Medupe (Speaker), A V Kgari (Single Whip), K K Tlale (Portfolio Head: Community Services and Public Safety), P Sesika (Portfolio Head: Finance and HR)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: Mr Sipho Ngwenya (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Mr Thabo Mothogoane Communications Officer: Ms Sannah Magakgala LED Officer: Mr Gilbert Sefanyetso Other Senior Management: Neo Motsatsi-Kalil (Information Officer (PAIA)), T T Chiloane (Director: Technical Services), V Mtshengu (Director: Corporate Services)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 66.03 Green Drop Score 2011: 9.3

Blue Drop Score 2011: 24.67

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

115 374

127 803

Net Assets

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Establishment of paving brick, crop farming and poultry cooperatives; establishment of small-scale manufacturing; provision of communal grazing land for existing emerging farmers.

Surplus/Deficit

(18 442)

7 455

Operating Cash Flow

14 636

19 169

UIFW Expenditure***

22 900

9 112

MADIBENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW372) CONTACT DETAILS

W S Molefe (Human Settlement), L Maluleke (Corporate Support Services), B Montsho (Public Safety and Social Services), N M Nqetho (Community Services), D S Maimane (IDP, Audit and PMS), M Maswanganyi (Special Projects)

POSTAL: PO Box 106, Brits, 0250 PHYSICAL: 53 Van Velden Street, Brits TEL: 012 318 9100/9500/9512 FAX: 012 318 9665 EMAIL: munman@madibeng.gov.za WEB: www.madibengweb.co.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 3 839km2 Description: Madibeng Local Municipality is located in the North West province between the Magaliesberg and Witwatersrand, and situated 60km from Rustenberg and 50km north of Pretoria. It is strategically located in relation to Gauteng, Limpopo, Harare and the Maputo Harbour, and is positioned along the Heritage Route, linking the World Heritage Site with the Pilanesberg and Madikwe Game Reserves. It is known for its diversified economy. Currently, mining is the predominant economic activity, and the Hartebeespoort Dam is the second most visited place after the Waterfront in Cape Town. Cities/Towns: Brits, Hartbeespoort, Marikana, Mooinooi Main Economic Sectors: Mining, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

1 115 782

935 374

Surplus/Deficit

180 408

(33 462)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Operating Cash Flow

87 191

152 670

Population: 477 381 Households: 160 724

UIFW Expenditure***

80 901

16

Population Growth: 3.17% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.40%

NORTH WEST

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Municipal Manager: Monde Juta Chief Financial Officer: Ms Tondy Nkuna Communications Officer: Lebogang Tsogang Other Senior Management: A K Modise (COO), X Magwala (Acting Corporate Services), T M Lelaka (Infrastructure and Technical Services), L L Vokwana (LED), B E Moabi (Human Settlement and Planning), D M Mfoloe (Public Safety and Social Services), N E Matsena (Community Services)

OTHER AUDITS POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 54, DA 14, ACDP 1, APC 1, COPE 1, FF+ 1 Mayor: Ms Mpho Magongwa Other Members of Council: P B Makhongela (Speaker), S S Malete (Chief Whip), S Klaas (Communication and IGR), T Mangoathe (Budget and Treasury Office), N Rakolle (Infrastructure and Technical Services), S N Nthangeni (Local Economic Development),

Blue Drop Score 2012: 57.93 Green Drop Score 2011: 6.6

Blue Drop Score 2011: 36.72

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Industrial park for SMMEs incubation; agricultural projects; Youth in Tourism development; formalisation of street trading.

MORETELE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW371) CONTACT DETAILS

which is situated far north of Pretoria, and was built in 2000. It is located strategically to join four provinces, namely North West, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo. Moretele is the Setswana name for a river that runs through the area, namely “Noka ya Moretele” (the Moretele River). The municipality comprises 24 wards, which are made up of 66 villages and plots. Most of the villages are ruled by four traditional leaders (Dikgosi), who are recognised by law and represent their respective tribes/ communities in council.

POSTAL: Private Bag X367, Makapanstad, 0404 PHYSICAL: 4065 B, Mathibestad, Makapanstad TEL: 012 716 1300/1000 FAX: 012 716 9999 EMAIL: info@moretele.org.za WEB: www.moretele.org.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 1 379km2 Description: Moretele Local Municipality is situated within the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality in the North West province. The municipality is located in an area called Moretele,

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 186 947 Households: 52 063

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 0.32% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 45.90%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 46, DA 3, APC 2, NFP 2, COPE 1, PAC 1 Mayor: Mr Jonas Lehare Other Members of Council: L J Magongwa (Speaker), K L Motsepe (Chief Whip)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 59.72 Blue Drop Score 2011: 33.08

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Audit Outcome**

Municipal Manager: Ms M N Rampedi (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr Abel Malebye

UIFW Expenditure***

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

35 156

-

MOSES KOTANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW375) CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: Nketu Nkotswe (Portfolio Head: Human Settlement and Rural Development), Koos Motshegoe (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Dithothi Tshetlhane (Portfolio Head: Special Projects), Ezekiel Mashimo (Portfolio Head: Infrastructure)

POSTAL: Private Bag X1011, Mogwase, 0314 PHYSICAL: Stand No.935, Station Road, Unit 3, Mogwase Shopping Complex, Mogwase TEL: 014 555 1300 FAX: 014 555 6368 EMAIL: municipalmanager@moseskotane.gov.za WEB: www.moseskotane.gov.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

NORTH WEST

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 719km2 Description: Moses Kotane Local Municipality is a Category B4 municipality located within the Bojanala District Municipality in the North West province. It was established after redemarcation of municipal boundaries and subsequent municipal elections in 2000. The municipality has a predominantly black african population, with fewer indian, coloured and white groups, mostly residing in Sun City residence and Mogwase Unit 2. The type of economy is owed to its location within the major tourism and mining belt of the North West province, Pilanesberg and Sun City. Cities/Towns: Madikwe Main Economic Sectors: Tourism, manufacturing, agriculture, mining

Municipal Manager: Ms Nono Dince Chief Financial Officer: Mr Johan Potgieter Communications Officer: Ms Beauty Makganye LED Officer: Ms Tebogo Mogolwane Other Senior Management: Nomalizo Wetbooi (HOD: Planning and Development), Matshidiso Jansen (HOD: Corporate Services), Mbulaheni Tshivhase (HOD: Community Services), Katlego Gabanakgosi (HOD: Infrastructure and Technical Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

Net Assets

742 937

649 027

Surplus/Deficit

62 360

(14 546)

Operating Cash Flow

154 316

95 068

UIFW Expenditure***

88 116

115 435

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 242 554 Households: 75 193

Population Growth: 0.22% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.90%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 68.59 Green Drop Score 2011: 29.9

Blue Drop Score 2011: 31.51

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 49, COPE 4, DA 3, UCDP 3, INDEPENDENT 2, ACDP 1 Mayor: Ms Fetsang Mokati-Thebe

Key Projects: Cooperatives; poultry projects; arts and crafts; small business support advice.

RUSTENBURG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW373) CONTACT DETAILS

fastest growing municipality in South Africa and the most populous municipality in the North West province. Cities/Towns: Hartbeesfontein-A, Phatsima, Rustenburg, Tlhabane Main Economic Sectors: Mining

POSTAL: PO Box 16, Rustenburg, 0300 PHYSICAL: 159 Nelson Mandela & Beyers Naude Streets, Rustenburg TEL: 014 590 3111 FAX: 014 590 3481 WEB: www.rustenburg.gov.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Population: 549 575 Households: 199 044

Area: 3 423km2 Description: Rustenburg Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality in the North West province. It is home to Boekenhoutfontein, the farm of Paul Kruger, president of the South African Republic. Rustenburg is a large town situated at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountain Range. Rustenburg (meaning “town of rest” or “resting place”) was proclaimed a township in 1851. This large town is situated some 112km north-west, and a 90-minute drive, from both Johannesburg and Pretoria. It is a malaria-free area. It is the

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 3.50% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.40%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 54, DA 15, INDEPENDENT 3, ACDP 1, COPE 1, FF+ 1, UCDP 1 Mayor: Mr Mpho Khunou Other Members of Council: B Kodoago (Speaker), H Serengoane (Chief Whip), T Maifala (IDP), A Mataboge (Planning and Human Settlement), S B Mhlungu (Infrastructure Development), H Serongoane, J Phiri (Budget and Treasury), B Kodongo (Community Development)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Dr M K Mako Chief Financial Officer: Mr V Makna Communications Officer: Mr T J Matebesi LED Officer: Mr B Khenisa Other Senior Management: Malakia (Director: Strategic Planning), Gloria Moopelwa (IDP Manager)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Disclaimer

Net Assets

OTHER AUDITS

6 677 637

6 721 956

Surplus/Deficit

(37 833)

(34 103)

Operating Cash Flow

500 999

340 071

UIFW Expenditure***

523 278

-

LED ACTIVITIES

Blue Drop Score 2012: 91.55 Blue Drop Score 2011: 93.24 Green Drop Score 2011: 75.6

Key Investment Opportunities: Development of airport; Boitekong Mall; extension of the Waterfall Mall; Rustenburg Rapid Transport.

DR KENNETH KAUNDA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC40) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X5017, Klerksdorp, 2570 PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, Patmore Road, Orkney TEL: 018 473 8000 FAX: 018 473 2523 EMAIL: admin@kaundadistrict.gov.za WEB: www.kaundadistrict.gov.za

VENTERSDORP

VENTERSDORP

CITY OF MATLOSANA

NORTH WEST

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 14 642km2 Description: Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province is located 65km south-west of Johannesburg and borders the Gauteng province on that side. The municipality consists of four local municipalities: Tlokwe City Council, City of Matlosana, Maquassi Hills and Ventersdorp. It is a region with a rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage, with the potential for sustained economic growth. The region is home to some of the most prominent gold mines in the world and one of the oldest meteor impact sites in the world. The district is serviced by a number of primary roads, with the N12 Treasure Corridor forming the main development axis in the district and serving as a potential concentration point for future industrial, commercial and tourism development. Cities/Towns: Hartbeesfontein, Klerksdorp, Leeudoringstad, Makwassie, Orkney, Potchefstroom, Stilfontein, Ventersdorp, Witpoort, Wolmaransstad Main Economic Sectors: Mining (22%), trade, finance, business services, manufacturing, construction, government services, agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 695 933 Households: 208 047

Population Growth: 1.49% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.70%

POTCHEFSTROOM

TLOKWE CITY COUNCIL

HARTBEESFONTEIN

STILFONTEIN KLERKSDORP ORKNEY

MAQUASSI HILLS WOLMARANSSTAD LEEUDORINGSTAD MAKWASSIE

Chief Financial Officer: Mr Mollie Daffue (Acting) Communications Officer: Ms Wendy Sokupha LED Officer: Mr Melvin Rampedi Other Senior Management: Richard Lesar (Acting Director: Disaster Risk Management), Setshego Abrams (Acting Director: Corporate Services), Nokukhanya Xaba (Acting Director: Health and Social Services), T Rampedi (Acting Director: District Economic Development and Tourism), Timothy Tshukudu (Acting Director: Infrastructure and Development), R Lesar (Acting Director: Roads, Public Transport, Community Safety and Disaster Risk Management)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 25, DA 10, FF 1 Mayor: Ms Boitumelo Moloi Other Members of Council: M Zephe (Speaker), K Ndincede (Chief Whip), W M Matinyane (MMC: Corporate Services), O M Mogale (MMC: Budget and Treasury), N M Koloti (MMC: Economic Development and Tourism), M F Dlamini (MMC: Roads, Public Transport, Community Safety and Disaster Risk Management), K Ndincede (MMC: Municipal Health Services), R Martins (MMC: Infrastructure Development), T K Lehloo (MMC: Rural Development and Special Projects), M Mataboge (MMC: Sports, Arts and Culture)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Matlakala Matthews

METRO MUNICIPALITY

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

197 851

181 510

Surplus/Deficit

16 341

12 729

Operating Cash Flow

33 543

26 615

UIFW Expenditure***

2 790

5

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Ventersdorp Vineyard Project; Maquassi Hills Piggery Project; Matlwang Vegetable Project; Schikenmaster Meat Processing Plant.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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CITY OF MATLOSANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW403) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 99, Klerksdorp, 2570 PHYSICAL: Cnr Braamfisher & OR Tambo Streets, Klerksdorp TEL: 018 487 8000 FAX: 018 464 1780 EMAIL: communications@klerksdorp.org WEB: matlosana.local.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Mr Tsietsi Motsemme Chief Financial Officer: Molatlhegi Kgauwe Communications Officer: Ms Ntswaki Makgetha LED Officer: Mr Sipho Mabuda Other Senior Management: Wynand Viljoen (Director: Electrical Engineering), Gerhard Strydom (Director: Corporate Services), Dan Ciya (Deputy Director: Administration), D R Mukondeleli (Director: Civil Services and Human Settlement), E Marumo (Deputy Director: MM’s Office), L M Ramorola (Director: Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Control)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 561km2 Description: The City of Matlosana Local Municipality, formerly City Council of Klerksdorp, is situated within the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province. Cities/Towns: Hartbeesfontein, Klerksdorp, Orkney, Stilfontein Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, manufacturing trade, services, construction, transport

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 398 676 Households: 120 442

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 1.04% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 32.70%

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

1 660 101

1 760 803

(103 603)

(202 193)

Operating Cash Flow

173 939

175 051

UIFW Expenditure***

34 995

219 542

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Administration, Governance and Financial Composition of Council: ANC 51, DA 16, FF+ 2, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr K M Khauoe Other Members of Council: Mpolokeng Kortjas (Speaker), Steve Nkebe (Chief Whip)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 95.35 Green Drop Score 2011: 51.7

Blue Drop Score 2011: 95.38

LED ACTIVITIES Key Investment Opportunities: Airport developments; retail shopping complex; CBD revitalisation; neighbourhood development; rural economic development.

CONTACT DETAILS

Other Members of Council: O S Duffy (Speaker), G J van Zyl (MMC: Admin Services), T S Selete (MMC: Engineering Services and Finance), M D Matete (MMC: Community Services)

POSTAL: Private Bag X3, Wolmaransstad, 2630 PHYSICAL: 19 Kruger Street, Wolmaransstad TEL: 018 596 1067 FAX: 018 596 1555 EMAIL: janetr@maquassihills.org

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: I R Jonas Chief Financial Officer: L J Mogoemang Communications Officer: Gontse Maruping

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 643km2 Description: Maquassi Hills Local Municipality is situated within Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province. Cities/Towns: Leeudoringstad, Makwassie, Witpoort, Wolmaransstad

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

362 125

358 020

4 105

31 551

Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 77 794 Households: 20 505

NORTH WEST

MAQUASSI HILLS LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW404)

Population Growth: 1.19% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.40%

Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

53 992

675

UIFW Expenditure***

19 964

16 153

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Administration, Governance and Financial Composition of Council: ANC 17, DA 3, COPE 1 Mayor: G V Kgabi

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 75.11 Blue Drop Score 2011: 56.75 Green Drop Score 2011: 16.9

TLOKWE CITY COUNCIL LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW402) CONTACT DETAILS

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

POSTAL: PO Box 113, Potchefstroom, 2520 PHYSICAL: 35 Cnr Sol Plaatje & Wolmarans Streets, Potchefstroom TEL: 018 299 5111 FAX: 018 299 5555 EMAIL: williamm@tlokwe.gov.za WEB: www.tlokwecitycouncil.co.za

Area: 2 674km2 Description: Tlokwe City Council Local Municipality is situated on the N12 route that connects Johannesburg and Cape Town via the city of Kimberley. The main railway route from Gauteng to the Northern and Western Cape also runs through the municipality’s main city, Potchefstroom. The City is 145km south-east of OR Tambo International Airport but has its own airfield, which can accommodate bigger aircraft and was formerly a military air base.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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Potchefstroom is thus a very accessible city that welcomes business, trade and manufacturing. With the well-developed infrastructure of Potchefstroom, it has been able to sustain a positive economic growth rate throughout the transition period in South Africa and, together with its abundance of water and electricity, holds great opportunities for future growth. Potchefstroom is situated in the North West province and is one of the four municipalities of Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality. Gold mining is the dominant economic activity in the district, with Potchefstroom and Ventersdorp being the only exceptions. While Ventersdorp to the north-west of Potchefstroom focuses on agricultural activity, Potchefstroom’s economic activity is driven by services and manufacturing. A big role-player in the provision of services in Potchefstroom is the world-class North-West University, which has its main campus in Potchefstroom. Regarding manufacturing, Potchefstroom’s industrial zone has many companies, focusing mainly on the industries of steel, food and chemicals, with big entities such as King Korn, Kynoch, Naschem and the Soya Protein Process (SPP) company. This makes Potchefstroom a very important role-player in the economy of the North West province as provision here is made for local, national and international markets. Within the city centre, the infrastructure of Potchefstroom supports roughly 600 businesses. The addition of the newly built Mooirivier Mall has expanded commercial options for many businesses. Furthermore, a wide range of medical practices, together with other service-related businesses, are readily available all around the city. Cities/Towns: Potchefstroom Main Economic Sectors: Business, agriculture, manufacturing, services

Other Members of Council: Barei Mosiane-Segotso (Speaker), Xolile Kham (Chief Whip), Johannes Coetzee (MMC: Corporate Services), Dawie Schoeman (MMC: Community Services), Chris Landsberg (MMC: Finance), Johni Steenkamp (MMC: Housing), Curtis Johnson (MMC: Economic Development), Theunis Kruger (MMC: Infrastructure), Vincent Clark (MMC: Public Safety)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Gladstone Moumakwe (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: M M Jansen Communications Officer: Mr Willy Maphosa LED Officer: Mr Sam Masitenyane Other Senior Management: Laws Mohlomi (Manager: Housing and Planning), Gaoage Molapisi (Manager: Public Safety), P C Labuschagne (Manager: Community Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

3 502 200

3 618 117 (77 009) 139 026

UIFW Expenditure***

298 074

96 868

OTHER AUDITS

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 29, DA 19, FF+ 2, COPE 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Ms Annette Combrink

Qualified audit

66 132

Population: 162 762 Households: 52 537

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Financially unqualified

(115 917)

Blue Drop Score 2012: 98.45 Green Drop Score 2011: 97.0

The information below is presented as at 15 November 2013. Due to a number of by-elections scheduled to be held after this date, the information may have changed by the publication date. Please refer to www.municipalities.co.za or the muncipal website to verify the latest information.

2010/11

Operating Cash Flow

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population Growth: 2.38% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 21.60%

2011/12

Blue Drop Score 2011: 96.87

Key Investment Opportunities: Potchefstroom has numerous shopping centres, of which the Pick ’n Pay centre, the River Walk, and the most recent Mooirivier Mall are in and around the city centre. Other commercial centres are to be found in many of the neighbourhoods. The Suit is the most prominent and well-known of these commercial areas as it is situated nearby the North-West University campus. It supports a great number of students through the provision of daily products and also offers a great nightlife.

VENTERSDORP LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW401) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X1010, Ventersdorp, 2710 PHYSICAL: 1 Vantonder Crescent, Ventersdorp TEL: 018 264 8500 FAX: 018 264 8567 EMAIL: jmakade@ventersdorp.co.za WEB: www.ventersdorp.co.za

Municipal Manager: Bonisane Makadi Chief Financial Officer: Manoto Moruti Communications Officer: Portia Nzimankulu LED Officer: Sasi Sidu Other Senior Management: Bojelo Mosepele (Director: Community Services), Daniel Mcameni (Director: Corporate Services), S Sidu (Director: Strategic Planning and LED)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 764km2 Description: Ventersdorp Local Municipality is situated within the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province. The seat of the local municipality is Ventersdorp. Cities/Towns: Ventersdorp

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

51 839

42 905

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 56 702 Households: 14 562

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 2.75% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 27.00%

11 711

6 533

Operating Cash Flow

35 360

24 458

UIFW Expenditure***

41 862

30 514

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 2 Mayor: Mrs Nontentho Phoyane Other Members of Council: Mogwata, Motladile, Matome, Motshabi, Qankase, Matinyane, Matinyane, Moabi

Blue Drop Score 2012: 55.60 Green Drop Score 2011: 3.0

Blue Drop Score 2011: 34.99

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: CWP; EPWP; Chicken Abattoir; sorghum processing plant. Key Investment Opportunities: Development of the N14.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DR RUTH SEGOMOTSI MOMPATI DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC39) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 21, Vryburg, 8600 PHYSICAL: 21 De Kock Street, Vryburg TEL: 053 927 2222 FAX: 053 927 2401 EMAIL: otshelengs@bophirima.co.za WEB: www.bophirima.co.za

KAGISANOMOLOPO

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 43 700km2 Description: Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality (Bophirima District Municipality) is located in the North West province, and is bordered by Ngaka Modiri Molema and Dr Kenneth Kaunda in the north. In the south it is bordered by John Taolo Gaetsewe (Kgalagadi), which is a cross boundary within the Northern Cape. It is one of four districts in the North West province, with poor rural areas, formerly situated in the former Bophuthatswana homeland. The district municipality covers the following local municipalities: Naledi, Greater Taung, KagisanoMolopo, Mamusa and Lekwa-Teemane. With the population situated in more than 470 villages and towns dispersed in a 250km radius (approximately 50km north to south and 200km east to west), this district presents unique management and organisational challenges. Cities/Towns: Amalia, Bloemhof, Christiana, Piet Plessis, Pomfret, Pudimoe, Reivilo, Schweizer-Reneke, Stella, Taung, Vryburg

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 463 815 Households: 125 270

Population Growth: 0.75% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.80%

STELLA

VRYBURG

NALEDI GREATER TAUNG

MAMUSA SCHWEIZER-RENEKE AMALIA

TAUNG

BLOEMHOF

REIVILO

LEKWA-TEEMANE CHRISTIANA

Communications Officer: Segomoco Otsheleng LED Officer: Ms Masego Makhonofane Other Senior Management: Dorcas Dambuza (Corporate Services), Ellen Moncho (Manager: Executive Support), Walter Jood (Engineering and Technical Services), Phenyo Chwene (Acting Manager: Fire and Disaster), Masego Makhonofane (Senior Manager: EDTA), Victor Tlhabanelo (Senior Manager: Community Services), Joseph Motlhasedi (Communications Manager)

Composition of Council: ANC 21, DA 4, COPE 1, UCDP 1 Mayor: E C Tladinyane Other Members of Council: N W Skalk (Speaker), K Sereko (MMC: Corporate Services and Special Programmes), M S Montshioagae (MMC: Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture), M K Mojanaga (MMC: Budget and Treasury), F K Kgodumo (MMC: Engineering and Technical Services), S Moyakhe (MMC: Community Services), P Kgosieng (MMC: Planning)

ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

1 660 668

1 381 672

Surplus/Deficit

278 971

80 768

Operating Cash Flow

271 896

97 219

UIFW Expenditure***

87 354

57 018

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: Mr Zebo Tshetlho Chief Financial Officer: Ms Segomotso Phatudi

Blue Drop Score 2012: 52.94 Green Drop Score 2011: 21.9

NORTH WEST

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2011: 64.16

GREATER TAUNG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW394) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X1048, Taung, 8580 PHYSICAL: Main Road, Taung Station, 8580 TEL: 053 994 9400 FAX: 053 994 3917 EMAIL: mofokengm@taunglm.co.za WEB: www.greatertaung.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 5 635km2 Description: Greater Taung Local Municipality is the fourth-largest local municipality in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati (Bophirima) District Municipality in the North West province. The municipality is one of six local municipalities in the district, and is a Category B municipality with a collective system. The municipal area is predominantly rural and contains 106 widely scattered villages. Greater Taung has a rich heritage that visitors can explore.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

The area also has strong agricultural significance in the South African economy. The Taung Skull Heritage Route is a fascinating journey of discovery. The route follows an area in which early man once lived, and it has many sites that show us the existence and evolution of our ancient ancestors. Spanning more than 45km, the route includes several natural wonders, such as Thomeng (an unusual limestone waterfall) and Blue Pools (a collection of rock pools, streams and caves in a valley). In 1924, it was at the limestone diggings on this route, at the old Buxton quarry, that the lime-encrusted skull of a child was found. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a monument has been put in place to mark the discovery. Cities/Towns: Pudimoe, Reivilo, Taung

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 177 642 Households: 48 613

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: -0.25% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 49.80%

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 43, DA 3, COPE 2, ACDP 1, APC 1, INDEPENDENT 1 Mayor: Kaone Lobelo Other Members of Council: P Galodikwe (HR Portfolio Chairperson), G Tshipo (ICT Chairperson), R Seleke (Finance Chairperson), D Itumeleng (Infrastructure Development and Engineering), D Itumeleng (Rural Development and Human Settlement), M Mabe (Social Services and Community Development), K Malepe (LED Chairperson), K Morwagashwe (Safety and Security Chairperson), A Scholtz (Corporate Services Chairperson)

Huma (Director: Social Services), Zinhle Mchunu (Director: Human Settlement and Land Use)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Qualified audit

Net Assets

1 221 205

183 267

Surplus/Deficit

64 664

34 220

Operating Cash Flow

44 392

59 387

UIFW Expenditure***

41 674

13 006

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Mpho Mofokeng (Acting) Chief Financial Officer: Ms Ronel du Toit (Acting) Communications Officer: Charity McCord LED Officer: Tshepang Baloyi Other Senior Management: Michael Duma (Director: Technical Services), Kabo Forane (Director: Corporate Services), Goitseone

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Establishment of an ostrich abattoir and meat processing plant in Reivilo; poultry farming project; revitilisation of Taung Marble Factory and Taung Heritage Site; stone crushing projects. Key Investment Opportunities: Dimension stone processing.

NORTH WEST

KAGISANO-MOLOPO LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW397) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X522, Ganyesa, 8613 PHYSICAL: Chief Block Section, Next to Ganyesa Clinic, Ganyesa TEL: 053 998 3346/3286 FAX: 053 998 3369/3711

Composition of Council: ANC 24, DA 2, UCDP 2, ACDP 1, COPE 1 Mayor: Mrs O R Mochware Other Members of Council: K M Namusi (Speaker), K S Moreki (Chief Whip)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 23 827km2 Description: Kagisano-Molopo Local Municipality is situated within the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati (Bophirima) District Municipality in the North West province. It was created at the local government elections of 18 May 2011 by merging the Kagisano and Molopo Municipalities. It borders on the Kgalagadi District of the Republic of Botswana to the north, Moshaweng Local Municipality in the Northern Cape province to the south-west, Greater Taung Local Municipality to the south, Naledi Local Municipality to the south-east, and Ratlou Local Municipality to the east. Cities/Towns: Piet Plessis, Pomfret

Municipal Manager: Mr Ashmar Khuduge Chief Financial Officer: Mr O Ntsimane (Acting) Communications Officer: Mr K E Hetlhogile Other Senior Management: Mothusi Oagile (Information Officer (PAIA))

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

137 689

n/a

23 175

n/a

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 105 789 Households: 28 531

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 0.52% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.20%

Operating Cash Flow

82 555

n/a

UIFW Expenditure***

5 419

1 910

LEKWA-TEEMANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW396) CONTACT DETAILS

when diamonds were discovered in the river banks. Not far from Christiana, is the agricultural town of Bloemhof. It was founded in 1864 and established on the farm owned by John Barclay, who survived the HMS Birkenhead shipwreck in 1852. The place became known as Bloemhof (flower court) because of the lovely gardens that were planted there by Barclay’s daughter. Cities/Towns: Bloemhof, Christiana Main Economic Sectors: Farming, mining, manufacturing, construction, trade

POSTAL: PO Box 13, Christiana, 2680 PHYSICAL: Cnr Robyn & Dirkie Uys Streets, Christiana TEL: 053 441 2206 FAX: 053 441 3735 EMAIL: registry@lekwa-teemane.co.za WEB: www.lekwateemane.co.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 681km2 Description: Lekwa-Teemane Local Municipality is situated in the Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati (Bophirima) District Municipality of the North West province. Lekwa-Teemane was established on 6 December 2000. It neighbours the following municipalities: Maquassi Hills Local Municipality, Mamusa Local Municipality, Frances Baard District Municipality and Magareng Local Municipality. Christiana is an agricultural town situated on the banks of the Vaal River. The town was established in 1870,

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 53 248 Households: 14 930

Population Growth: 2.15% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 30.50%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Rebecca Makodi

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Motlaletsemang Makuapane Chief Financial Officer: Mr Eduard Le Roux Communications Officer: Mr George Morapedi Other Senior Management: Oatile Letebele (Director: Corporate Services), Tebogo Lesie (Director: Community Services), Brian Segapo (Director: Technical Services)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

691 445

737 188

(25 762)

(98 285)

Operating Cash Flow

(387)

17 032

UIFW Expenditure***

56 123

31 044

MAMUSA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW393) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 5, Schweizer-Reneke, 2780 PHYSICAL: 2 Schweizer Street, Schweizer-Reneke TEL: 053 963 1331 FAX: 053 963 2474 EMAIL: morokat@naledi.local.gov.za WEB: www.mamusa.local.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 2, COPE 1 Mayor: A Motswana

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Ruben Gincane Chief Financial Officer: S Mini Communications Officer: Mr September Ramabodu (Acting) Other Senior Management: Ruben Gincane (Information Officer (PAIA))

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 3 615km2 Description: Mamusa Local Municipality is situated within Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati (Bophirima) District Municipality in the North West province. The seat of the municipality is Schweizer-Reneke. Cities/Towns: Amalia, Schweizer-Reneke

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 60 355 Households: 14 625

Population Growth: 2.21% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.10%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

99 437

60 905

Surplus/Deficit

24 280

10 041

Operating Cash Flow

23 167

16 814

UIFW Expenditure***

3 040

2 885

Audit Outcome**

CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 35, Vryburg, 8600 PHYSICAL: Market Street, Vryburg TEL: 053 928 2200 FAX: 053 927 3482 WEB: naledi.local.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Mr Modisenyane Segapo Chief Financial Officer: Mr David Thornhill Communications Officer: Kgomotso Mmusi LED Officer: Tshepo Goralotse Other Senior Management: Conny Malefo (Executive Manager: Administration and Corporate Services), Moinwe (Acting Executive Manager: Technical Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 941km2 Description: Naledi Local Municipality is situated in the western part of Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati (Bophirima) District Municipality. It is known as the Texas of South Africa because of the cattle breeding and agricultural activities that take place there. Cities/Towns: Stella, Vryburg Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 66 781 Households: 18 572

Population Growth: 1.71% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 26.10%

NORTH WEST

NALEDI LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW392)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

810 141

861 659

Surplus/Deficit

(51 518)

(10 595)

Operating Cash Flow

22 030

3 970

UIFW Expenditure***

79 364

24 921

LED ACTIVITIES POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 12, DA 5, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr Thabo Modise Other Members of Council: G N Mathiba (Speaker), Moroka (Infrastructure), C J Groep (Human Resources and Governance), L Pretorius (Finance)

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Key Projects: Food extrusions; information centre; Naledi Youth Corporate Centre; upgrading of Aerodrome and Swartfontein. Key Investment Opportunities: Establishment of a mall; Medupe Power Station.

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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NGAKA MODIRI MOLEMA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC38) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X2167, Mahikeng, 2745 PHYSICAL: Cnr Carrington Street & 1st Avenue, Industrial Site, Mahikeng TEL: 018 381 9400 FAX: 018 381 0561 EMAIL: municipalmanager@nmmdm.gov.za WEB: www.nmmdm.gov.za

RAMOTSHERE MOILOA ZEERUST

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 28 206km2 Description: Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality is one of the four district municipalities in the North West province. The other three are: Bojanala Platinum, Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati (Bophirima) and Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipalities. The district is home to Mahikeng (Mafikeng), the capital of the province. Aptly named, the capital is nicknamed “The City of Goodwill”, which is also the city’s slogan. It is a rapidly growing, modern, residential, administrative and commercial town that contrasts with its fascinating history. It is situated centrally within the North West province. It is comprised of the five local municipalities of Mahikeng (Mafikeng), Ratlou (SetlaKgobi), Ramotshere Moiloa (Zeerust), Ditsobotla and Tswaing. It shares an international border with the Republic of Botswana. Cities/Towns: Biesiesvlei, Coligny, Delareyville, Disaneng, Groot Marico, Kraaipan, Lichtenburg, Madibogo, Mahikeng (Mafikeng), Mmabatho, Ottosdal, Ottoshoop, Sannieshof, Setlagole, Zeerust Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

NORTH WEST

Population: 842 699 Households: 227 001

Population Growth: 0.97% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.70%

GROOT MARICO

MAHIKENG MMABATHO MAHIKENG

DISANENG

RATLOU

LICHTENBURG

DITSOBOTLA MADIBOGO COLIGNY

TSWAING SANNIESHOF DELAREYVILLE OTTOSDAL

Other Senior Management: Abe Metswamere (Senior Manager: Municipal Health Services and Safety), Lekgowa Mahole (Senior Manager: Corporate Resource Support), Pholo Nhutang (Senior Manager: Infrastructure Development and Maintenance), Thamsanqa Mbekeni (Senior Manager: Economic Growth and Development), Wonder Sehole (Senior Manager: Project Management Unit), Dineo Mongwaketse (Chief Audit Executive)

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 32, DA 5, UCDP 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Phaladi Saku Other Members of Council: Vincent Dila (Speaker and Corporate Services), Lingilizwe All (Single Whip), Pinky Mokoto (Infrastructure Development Maintenance and Development Planning), M Monnana (Financial Management Support), M Ramotlatsi (Special Projects), M Sedia (Project Management Unit), J Mojaki (Public Safety and Health)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Mokgele Mojaki Chief Financial Officer: Ms Willy Molokele (Acting) Communications Officer: Abe Metshewere LED Officer: Ms N Tsietso

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

543 006

390 308

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

152 699

82 827

Operating Cash Flow

178 068

289 160

UIFW Expenditure***

346 213

77 430

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 40.72 Green Drop Score 2011: 28.4

Blue Drop Score 2011: 0.66

DITSOBOTLA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW384) CONTACT DETAILS

are cultural, heritage and agricultural museums; the burning vlei – a unique vlei consisting of the thick layers of subterranean peat that burnt for years, creating a rare natural phenomenon; the Lichtenburg Game Breeding Centre; Eufees and Duch Roode Dams, situated between the CBD and Burgersdorp; and Molopo Oog/Wondergat. Cities/Towns: Biesiesvlei, Coligny, Lichtenburg Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining

POSTAL: PO Box 7, Litchtenburg, 2740 PHYSICAL: Cnr Nelson Mandela Drive & Transvaal Street, Litchtenburg TEL: 018 632 5051 FAX: 018 632 5247 EMAIL: digoamajel@ditsobotla.co.za WEB: www.ditsobotla.co.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 6 465km2 Description: Ditsobotla Local Municipality is situated within Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West province. The seat of the local municipality is Lichtenburg. The municipality was established through the amalgamation of the former Lichtenburg, Coligny and Biesiesvlei Transitional Councils. It’s main attractions

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population: 168 902 Households: 44 500

Population Growth: 1.35% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.30%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration. Reason: Administration, Governance and Service Delivery Composition of Council: ANC 32, DA 7, COPE 1, UCDP 1, FF+ 1

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Mayor: Mr Lesego Holele Other Members of Council: Pogiso Maitshotlo (Speaker)

ALL VALUES: R’000

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Audit Outcome**

Municipal Manager: Mr Justin Bhine Other Senior Management: Leeto Dintwe (Head: Finance), Nono Kekesi (Head: Health and Environmental Services), Puiso Lepedi (Head: Infrastructure), Israel Motlhabane (Head: Integrated Development Planning)

Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

136 819

166 816

(29 996)

(28 067)

Operating Cash Flow

(6 421)

14 226

UIFW Expenditure***

32 756

900

Surplus/Deficit

MAHIKENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW383) CONTACT DETAILS

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

POSTAL: Private Bag X63, Mmabatho, 2735 PHYSICAL: Cnr University Drive & Hector Peterson Street, Mmabatho TEL: 018 389 0111 FAX: 018 384 4830 WEB: www.mafikeng.gov.za

Population: 291 527 Households: 84 239

Area: 3 698km2 Description: Mahikeng Local Municipality (Mafikeng Local Municipality) is located in Mahikeng (Mafikeng), the capital city of the North West province, and is the seat of the Provincial Legislature and the majority of the National State Department’s regional offices. Mahikeng Local Municipality was brought about by the new Local Government transformation in South Africa. It is a Category B municipality established in terms of section 12 of the Municipal Structures Act (MSA). Nestled next to the Botswana border, Mahikeng is just a three-hour drive from Johannesburg and about 294km from Pretoria. Its rich and diverse history dates back to 1852, when the town was founded, and 1899 to 1902 during the Anglo-Boer War, the Mafikeng Siege. Its town is home to the Mahikeng Museum, with its antique steel ceiling, old town clock, Sol Plaatje’s history, and display of rock species. The municipality is considerably bigger than the other four local municipalities located within the area of jurisdiction of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality. The neighbouring local municipalities that border Mahikeng Local Municipality are: Ramotsere Moiloa (Zeerust) Local Municipality, Tswaing Local Municipality, Ditsobotla Local Municipality and Ratlou (Setla-Kgobi) Local Municipality. The Mahikeng Airport, situated 5km west of the Mmabatho CBD, boasts a landing strip of 4.6km, one of the longest runways in the world. Cities/Towns: Mahikeng (Mafikeng), Mmabatho, Ottoshoop Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, manufacturing, cargo and aviation management

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 43, DA 7, UCDP 6, COPE 3, ACDP 1, SAPP 1, IND 1 Mayor: Ms Nomtsama Miga Other Members of Council: M D Jabanyane (Speaker), M E Mafete (Single Whip), M Leepile (MMC: Public Safety), F L Lomo (MMC: Community Services), H R Mothupi (MMC: Corporate Services), K A Poenyane (MMC: Planning and Development), K K Mokgoetsi (MMC: Infrastructure), N Mpengesi (MMC: Special Projects), J Makolomakoa (MMC: Finance)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Kgotso Rabanye Chief Financial Officer: Mr Sam Mmope Communications Officer: Ms Linda Hlatshwayo Other Senior Management: B Moselakgomo (Director: Community Services), Ranko Ruiters (Director: Infrastructure), V Babe (Director: Planning and Development), K I Boikanyo (Director: Public Safety), M S Mpolokeng (Director: Corporate Support Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

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686 248

672 407

12 861

(19 451)

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit Operating Cash Flow

41 075

47 533

UIFW Expenditure***

52 893

160 223

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GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Population Growth: 1.16% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 35.70%

RAMOTSHERE MOILOA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW385) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 92, Zeerust, 2865 PHYSICAL: Cnr President & Coetzee Streets, Zeerust TEL: 018 642 1081 FAX: 018 642 3586 WEB: www.ramotshere.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 29, UCDP 5, COPE 2, DA 2, WTPP 1 Mayor: A N Thale Other Members of Council: A J Thwesha, M P Moabi, B E Montewedi, K I Manthoko, S C Ramaina, C Dreyer, P P Mediro

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 193km2 Description: Ramotshere Moiloa Local Municipality (Zeerust Local Municipality) is situated within Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West province. The seat of the municipality is Zeerust. Cities/Towns: Groot Marico, Zeerust

Municipal Manager: Mr C Maema Chief Financial Officer: J F Cuedjoe Communications Officer: Ms Belinda Seabi

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Net Assets†

162 916

140 707

Population: 150 713 Households: 40 740

Surplus/Deficit†

28 519

(5 594)

Operating Cash Flow†

23 570

9 345

2 232

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Population Growth: 0.92% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 36.20%

UIFW Expenditure*** † Unaudited Figures

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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RATLOU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW381) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X209, Madibogo, 2772 PHYSICAL: Delareyville Road, Next to Setlagole Library, Stella TEL: 018 330 7000 FAX: 018 330 7047 EMAIL: lesley@ratlou.gov.za WEB: www.ratlou.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 4 884km2 Description: Ratlou Local Municipality (Setla-Kgobi Local Municipality) is one of the local municipalities under the jurisdiction of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West province. It shares its borders with three other municipalities and the Republic of Botswana. The municipality is divided into 14 wards. Owing to its nature as a rural municipality, Ratlou does not have large economic centres within its jurisdiction. Most government services are conducted from various centres that are mainly located in Setlagole. Cities/Towns: Disaneng, Kraaipan, Madibogo, Setlagole Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 107 339 Households: 26 889

Population Growth: 0.11% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 43.90%

Other Members of Council: Matshidiso Mongala (Speaker), Galaletsang Boikanyo (Chairperson: MPAC), A Matebele (Infrastructure Portfolio), Peo Mokgosi (Finance Portfolio), Mkumalo (Health Portfolio), V Shomolekae (Corporate Services Portfolio)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Glen Lekomanyane Chief Financial Officer: Ms Patience Leburu Communications Officer: Mr Lesley Muji LED Officer: Mr T Kopele Other Senior Management: S Sepeng (Director: Corporate Services), G Mabilo (Director: Technical Services), T Kopele (Director: Town Planning and Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Financially unqualified

165 989

158 761

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

7 228

16 024

Operating Cash Flow

11 796

24 698

UIFW Expenditure***

31 123

20 744

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

LED ACTIVITIES

Composition of Council: ANC 22, UCDP 3, COPE 2, DA 1 Mayor: Mr Phenyo Mance

Key Projects: Redevelopment of Setlogole commercial hub; comprehensive rural development programme in Ward 1.

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TSWAING LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NW382) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 24, Delareyville, 2770 PHYSICAL: Cnr General Delarey & Government Streets, Delareyville TEL: 053 948 0900 FAX: 053 948 1500

Composition of Council: ANC 22, DA 7, UCDP 1 Mayor: Mr Caesar Mogatusi Other Members of Council: Maphua Mokgethi (Speaker), Tshepo Henneck (Chief Whip)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 5 966km2 Description: Tswaing Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in Ngaka Modiri Molema Distrct Municipality in the North West province. It is one of the five local municipalities in this district. Tswaing Local Municipality provides all the basic services in its area of jurisdiction except water and sanitation, which are provided by the Ngaka Modiri Molema Distrct Municipality. The data from Global Insight Regional Explorer 593 indicates that there has been tremendous improvement in the allocation of services to the communities in Tswaing Local Municipality, especially housing, water, electricity and sanitation. Despite these positive results, the municipality still faces challenges with regards to backlogs in the provision of water, electricity, sanitation, roads and street lighting. The main reason for this is the increase in population in the past 10 years, partly due to evictions of people in the surrounding farms and partly because of the natural growth of the population. Cities/Towns: Delareyville, Ottosdal, Sannieshof Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, small-scale mining

Municipal Manager: Mr K S Mere Chief Financial Officer: Mr Sello Maroga Communications Officer: Mr K S Mere LED Officer: Mr P Mopalami Other Senior Management: Tshidiso Ramphele (Director: Community Services), Thami Yende (Director: Corporate Services), Hennie Breytenbach (Director: Technical Services)

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 124 218 Households: 30 634

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** UIFW Expenditure***

2011/12

2010/11

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30 967

15 907

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Ecogarden in Ottosdal Ward 12; Rethabile Toilet Paper Project in Delareyville; Retladirela Agricultural Primary Cooperative. Key Investment Opportunities: Henk Joubert Game Reserve; Barberspan Bird Sanctuary.

Population Growth: 0.84% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 28.70%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DR KENNETH KAUNDA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bag X5017, Klerksdorp, 2570 | PHYSICAL: Civic Centre, Patmore Road, Orkney TEL: 018 473 8000 | FAX: 018 473 2523 EMAIL: admin@kaundadistrict.gov.za | WEB: www.kaundadistrict.gov.za

OVERVIEW OF THE DISTRICT • Population: 634 134 (2007 statistics) • Adult illiteracy is still prevalent in areas such as Maquassi Hills (24.1%) and Ventersdorp (19.5%) • The portion of the adult population with a tertiary education

Cllr M Zephe Speaker

Ms Matlakala Matthews Municipal Manager

illegal dumping and access to the site to prevent scavenging. The District Municipality, through the Infrastructure Development and Environmental Health Services department, will work to find common solutions. The site will undergo a major rehabilitation and will be turned into a recreational park. The first phase will begin with the assembly of a

remains limited, with only 3% of the population in the District in

solid enclosure, followed by thoroughly cleaning the site. The community

possession of a certificate or diploma, and 3.7% with degrees

of Kgakala will benefit from the project through short-term employment.

• High-level skilled workers are mainly concentrated in the Tlokwe

In Lebaleng Township, the perennial problem of sanitation will be

City Council Local Municipality, with 9.6% of the population having

addressed. The area has been inundated with sewerage spills emanating

degrees (attributed to North-West University). In the case of

from a worn-out pump station. It was determined that pump blades were

Ventersdorp and Maquassi Hills, this category only represents 1.2%

torn and bent as a result of large stones found in the manholes leading

and 0.5%

to the pump station. The two pumps have been refurbished and will soon

of the total population in 2007.

be fitted. A plea has been made to the community to take ownership of their infrastructure to help government meet them half way.

VISION Exploring prosperity through sustainable service delivery for all.

Executive Mayor Boitumelo Moloi says all these projects are subject to addressing community needs. “We are doing what we do because it is the right thing to do. The work of government is purely driven by what

MISSION

the people need. All these projects are identified by our communities

To provide an integrated district management framework in

and not because we decide what the people want.” The total budget for

support of quality service delivery.

the said projects stands at R12,9 million.

EXECUTIVE MAYOR HANDS OVER PROJECTS

THE N12 BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT

The Executive Mayor of Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality,

The project was handed over to City of Matlosana by Executive Mayor

Boitumelo Moloi, handed over various infrastructure-related projects

Boitumelo Moloi as part of National Arbor Week celebrations. Initiated in

to the communities of Maquassi Hills Local Municipality. Among the

February this year, the first phase was completed at the end of the 2012-

projects handed over was one of the two Community Halls built in

2013 financial year calendar. The project is funded by the Dr Kenneth

Tswelelang Township near Wolmaransstad. The community centre

Kaunda District Municipality and overseen by the City of Matlosana.

has a capacity for 350 people and is geared towards people with disabilities. During the first leg of the Mayoral Service Delivery Road Show

NORTH WEST

Cllr Boitumelo Pinky Moloi Mayor

It includes the creation and building of special landscape focus points along the N12 National Road islands in Klerksdorp, while depicting the diversified activities of the City with metal statues. Up to 46 people

handover ceremony, the Executive Mayor also pledged to the people

indentified by the City of Matlosana were employed as part of the

of Maquassi Hills that her office will sponsor full bursaries for the

Municipal Extended Public Works Programme. The second phase is to

top 10 scholars from the area in order to address the scarce-skills

start soon after the sort-turning by Executive Mayor Moloi and City of

shortage in the District.

Matlosana’s Community Services MMC, Pinkie Pooe.

Earlier in the day, Executive Mayor Moloi, accompanied by the Members of the Mayoral Committee and Maquassi Hills Mayor Noni

THE CLEAN-UP CAMPAIGN

Kgabi, visited sites in Rulaganyang, Kgakala and Lebaleng to look

The campaign is the brainchild of the Dr Kenneth Kaunda District

over on other projects currently funded by the Dr Kenneth Kaunda

Municipality’s Environmental Health department. It is aimed at

District. The projects include ward committee offices in Rulaganyang, addressing cleanliness and illegal dumping challenges in semi-urban a landfill site in Kgakala and a sanitation pump station in Lebaleng. Ward committee offices are needed in the area since Rulaganyang

areas, such as townships. It is led by executive mayors of the District and Local Municipalities

is a semi-urban section of Maquassi Hills that is short of core

respectively and members of mayoral committees responsible for

infrastructure to better serve the community. The offices are

Municipal Health and Safety as well as Community Safety.

complete and will be opened and handed over by the District Speaker, Mbulelo Zephe, in the near future. The landfill site in Kgakala has been a health hazard to the

The programme is driven through mass participation by the community, Mayoral Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) employees, schools, municipal officials, as well as Sector Departments

community for several years. This is a result of population growth,

involved with environmental cleanliness. Focus points of the campaign

following the development of houses not far from the site.

include pinpointing and cleaning illegal dumping hot spots, educating

According to legislation, all landfill sites must be a distance of

the community about the dangers of dumping waste and the adverse

about 5km from a residential area. In the past financial year, the

effects it has on natural resources. So far, Maquassi Hills and City of

Dr Kenneth Kaunda District cordoned off the site to eliminate

Matlosana Municipalities have been benefactors of the campaign.

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MAHIKENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY POSTAL: Private Bag X63, Mmabatho, 2735 PHYSICAL: Cnr University Drive & Hector Peterson Street, Mmabatho TEL: 018 389 0111 | FAX: 018 384 4830 WEB: www.mafikeng.gov.za

Cllr Nomtsama Lenah Miga Executive Mayor

Cllr Moreetsi Jabanyane Speaker

Mr Kgotso Rabanye Municipal Manager

OVERVIEW Mahikeng Local Municipality is under the stewardship of Executive

leisure activities, but has been used on many occasions to host

Mayor Cllr Nomtsama Lenah Miga and is located in Mahikeng, the

international as well as national air shows.

capital city of the North West Province. Mahikeng is the seat of the Provincial Legislature and the majority of the National State

OUR VISION

Department’s regional offices.

Excellence in service delivery for Mahikeng.

Mahikeng, originally known as Mafikeng, is a Setswana name meaning “place among rocks”. Nestled next to the Botswana

OUR MISSION

border, Mahikeng is just a three-hour drive from Johannesburg

To strive for socio-economic development in Mahikeng in

and about 294km from Pretoria.

partnership with communities.

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Mahikeng’s rich and diverse history dates back to 1852, when the town was founded. From 1899 to 1902, during the Anglo-Boer

FACILITIES

War, the Mafikeng Siege took place and has a strong historical

The town hosts five shopping complexes, 11 banks and the head

significance in South Africa. Its town is home to the Mahikeng

offices of many provincial institutions. Despite its comparative

Museum, with its antique steel ceiling, old town clock, Sol Plaatje’s

remoteness, Mahikeng hosts some remarkably modern state-

history, and display of rock species. The Capital City of the

of-the-art facilities. Many top local and international artists

Platinum Province is the birthplace of the Boy Scout Movement,

have used the Rhino Recording Studio and 18 adjacent luxury

which took place during the historic siege of the city.

chalets. The recording studio, in particular, has attracted some

The Municipality is considerably bigger than the other four

big names.

local municipalities located within the area of jurisdiction of Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality.

TOURISM

The neighbouring local municipalities that border the Ngaka

Tourism is being targeted as a major growth industry and to this

Modiri Molema District Municipality are: Ramotsere Moiloa

end, developments are underway to attract many more visitors in

Local Municipality, Tswaing Local Municipality, Ditsobotla Local

the new century.

Municipality and Ratlou Local Municipality. The total area of the Mahikeng Local Municipality is approximately 3 703km2. It is divided into 28 wards consisting of 102 villages and suburbs. The population of the Municipality is estimated at 271 501 people. Mahikeng Local Municipality, like other local municipalities, was brought about by the new Local Government transformation in South Africa. Mahikeng Local Municipality is a Category B municipality established in terms of section 12 of the Municipal Structures Act. The Municipality has adopted the executive mayoral system, which entails concentration of executive authority in the hands of the executive mayor. It is a system wherein the executive mayor, assisted by the mayoral committee and its administration, led by the municipal manager, executes

RUNNING PROJECTS 1. Name of the project: Installation of high-mast lights in ward 5, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 27 Name of the contractors: • Brightside Electrical JV Africa Related • Maseno Consultant: CV Chabane & Ass. Purpose: Community lighting Budget: R950 000 Time frame: Six months Site handover: 17 April 2013 Completion date: End October 2013 Beneficiaries: Ward 5, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 27 community.

the mandate of council and the electorate. The untapped business market in Mahikeng continues to flourish as the Municipality still offers lucrative business packages for industrial, residential and business developments projects. Mahikeng is a city of opportunity in the sectors of agriculture, manufacturing, cargo and aviation management. The Mahikeng Airport, situated 5km west of the Mmabatho CBD, boasts a landing strip of 4.6km, one of the longest runways in the world. The airport is designed to accommodate

2. Name of the project: Multi-purpose centre in ward 6 Name of the contractor: Nokuka Building Construction Consultant: IDC Consulting Budget: R5 953 661 Time frame: Eight months Site handover: 25 September 2013 Completion date: 30 May 2014 Beneficiaries: Ward 6 community.

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3. Name of the project: Contraction of Magogie Koikoi access road Name of the contractor: Aganang Civil Construction Consultant: Pule Ramasemong Consulting Purpose: Access to Koikoi Budget: R8 400 000 Time frame: Five months Site handover: 2 September 2013 Completion date: End February 2014 Beneficiaries: Ward 22.

and then later, sell the produce to other community members or supermarkets in order to earn a living. In the case of the gardens that are in school premises, the vegetables that are produced are cooked and served to feed the school children under the National School Nutritional Programme’s feeding scheme. The beneficiaries of these projects are Rekopane Primary School, Bophelong Special School, Letsatsing High School, Bokamoso Eco Garden, Lebone la wabo, Dihatshwane Primary School and Tsela Kgosi Fresh Produce.

DID YOU KNOW: include installation of high-mast lights, the building of a multipurpose centre and the construction of access roads. With the appointed contractors, Brightside Electrical JV Africa

• In the 19th century, a common spelling and pronunciation of Batswana was Bechuana. Europeans therefore referred to the area inhabited by the Tswana as Bechuanaland? • Mafeking, as it was known, received international focus when

and Maseno, the project was aimed at installing high-mast lights

it was besieged by the Boer forces who recognised the

in Wards 5, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 27 with a budget of R950 000 in a

strategic importance of the town as a railhead and gateway to

period of six months, from 17 April 2013 until the end of October 2013. Twenty-seven high-mast lights were successfully erected and are awaiting Eskom connections. In Moshawane, the running project of building a multi-purpose centre is contracted to Nokuka Building Construction. The project started on 25 September 2013 and is estimated to be completed by the end of May 2014 on a budget of R5 954 661. The multipurpose centre is expected to accommodate all the residents within Ward 6. At Ward 22, the paving of the 2,1km access road in Magogie Koikoi, by Aganang Civil Construction was inaugurated on 2 September 2013 and is expected to culminate by the end of February 2014. It is still in progress, with 1,2km completed and

Botswana and Zimbabwe? • Mahikeng has five shopping complexes, 11 banks and houses the head offices of many provincial institutions? • The Mahikeng Airport has one of the longest runways in Africa? • Our town’s name was changed four times, first to Mafikeng, second, to Mafeking. Thirdly, it was changed again to Mafikeng. Lastly, and as it is known as again today, to Mahikeng? • Mahikeng means “place among the rocks”, referring to the volcanic rocks that provided temporary shelter for Stone Age humans who would hunt animals drinking the water of the Molopo River? • The Siege of Mafikeng began on October 14, 1899, and lasted for 217 days?

0,9km to be completed as phase 2 commences. The project has a budget of R8 400 000.

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The Mahikeng Local Municipality has established projects that

MAHIKENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY WELCOMES CRU PROGRAMME Mahikeng residents will soon be occupying the new Community Residential Units (CRUs) that are currently being constructed. The CRUs are aimed at low-income persons who form part of the indigent group and must earn between R1 600 and R3 500 and must be unable to enter the formal private rental and social housing market. The programme covers, amongst others, post 1994 newly-developed public residential accommodation owned by Provincial Housing Developments and the Municipality. Mahikeng Local Municipality launched the CRU programme recently, and hopes to assist those in need of housing who were previously not in a position to afford it.

MAHIKENG AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS Mahikeng Local Municipality assists communities with agricultural projects from which they become beneficiaries. In most cases, the community comes together and identifies an empty plot where we erect gardening structures (poles and net). Almost all of these projects are in primary school yards, where food is grown to feed the school children. In addition, the Municipality sponsors agricultural projects with gardening tools and, where applicable, facilitates within the District Municipality to provide water for that area. Furthermore, the community buy their own seeds to plant in their gardens, From top: Mahikeng Local Municipality assists communities with agricultural projects; Mahikeng residents will soon be occupying the new Community Residential Units (CRUs) that are currently being constructed.

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KGETLENGRIVIER LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: PO Box 66, Koster, 0348 | PHYSICAL: Cnr Smuts & De Wet Streets, Koster TEL: 014 543 2004 | FAX: 014 543 2480 EMAIL: communications@kgetlengrivier.gov.za

Kgetlengrivier Local Municipality is a Category B plenary type municipality located in the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality in North West Province. It consists of three main towns, namely: Koster, Derby and Swartruggens. The municipal area covers a total of 3 973,31 km2. Data from Census 2011 indicates that the total population stands at 51 049 and the total number of households at 14 673. It is also situated in close proximity to the Johannesburg, Pretoria and surrounding areas. Bakwena Platinum Corridor (N4 toll route) passes through Swartruggens to neighbouring countries such as Botswana and Namibia, and increases the potential for economic development of the Municipality.

VISION To be a reliable, people-centred, performance-driven deliverer of sustainable services to our communities.

MISSION We will achieve our vision by: • Continuously striving to be better by measuring and improving our performance • Excelling in all key processes of service delivery and continuously complying with legislative prescripts • Continuously listening and responding to our communities and all stakeholders Cllr Kim Onicca Dipuo Medupe Honourable Mayor/Speaker

• Facilitating economic activity in our locality • Remaining financially astute

NROTH WEST

VALUES In keeping with the principles of “Batho Pele”, our conduct will be guided by the following values: • Honesty • Transparency • Integrity • Inclusiveness Cllr Aupa Victor Reuben Kgari Single Whip

• Commitment

BASIC SERVICES The Municipality is a water services authority and on track to provide basic services to the community in a sustainable manner: • Water, over 97% of households have access to clean water • 90% of households have access to electricity • 85% of households have access to sanitation

ECONOMY The municipal economy is largely dependent on agriculture, tourism and small-scale mining.

Small-scale mining These mining activities are those related to diamonds, slate and aggregate sand. Agriculture Agriculture has a strong competitive advantage in terms of climate, biodiversity and a number of dams. Commercial agriculture provides the bulk of employment opportunities. It has three dams that attract tourists: • Lindleyspoort Dam • Swartruggens Dam • Koster Dam

Tourism Tourism has great potential to stimulate the economic growth and give the Municipality a competitive advantage. The national road, the N4 linking Botswana and Gauteng, creates the opportunity to service the travellers who, in turn, would feed the hospitality sector within the area. Also, tourism has the potential to contribute significantly towards accelerating growth in the tourism industry.

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RATLOU LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

SPONSORED PROFILE

POSTAL: Private Bag X209, Madibogo, 2772 PHYSICAL: Setlagole Village (next to Setlagole Library), R507 Road, Delareyville TEL: 018 330 7000 | FAX: 018 330 7047 EMAIL: lesley@ratlou.gov.za | WEB: www.ratlou.gov.za

Cllr Phenyo Mance Mayor

Cllr Matshidiso Mongala Speaker

Mr Glen Lekomanyane Municipal Manager

Cllr Galaletsang Boikanyo Chairperson MPAC

LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION

AGRICULTURE

Ratlou Local Municipality is a rural municipality situated in the

Agricultural activity is being undertaken across most areas of Ratlou

Ngaka Modiri Molema District of the North West Province. It shares

Local Municipality. Commercial agriculture is practiced in the more

its borders with three other municipalities and the Republic of

fertile central regions where irrigation conditions are favourable.

Botswana. The Municipality is divided into 14 wards. Some of the

Subsistence agriculture is practiced in the less fertile northern and

main villages making up the Municipality are: Setlagole, Madibogo,

southern regions where conditions are less favourable.

Kraaipan, Madibogopan, Disaneng, Mareetsane, Makgobistadt, Owing to its nature as a rural municipality, Ratlou does not have

MINING There is relatively little mining activity in Ratlou Local Municipality.

large economic centres within its jurisdiction. Most government

Kalahari Platinum (Kalplats) and KALGOLD are the only mines in

services are conducted from various centres located mainly

the area. There are instances of scattered mineral pockets in the

in Setlagole. Economic activities taking place in Ratlou Local

northern and southern extremities of the municipal area, although

Municipality include agriculture, mining and tourism.

these do not seem significant enough to incite any commercial mining interests.

VISION Performance-driven and participatory local municipality.

To really get to know our municipality and to gain a better understanding of its attributes and an insight into what it has to

MISSION

offer, come and explore Ratlou Local Municipality for yourself.

NORTH WEST

Tshidilamolomo and Logageng.

To provide excellent services through consultation for sustainable development.

VALUES • Integrity • Consultative • Accountable • Committed • Proactive • People-centred • Service excellence

ADMINISTRATION The Municipality has a mayor who is elected by the Full Council. The mayor appoints an EXCO that assists him in making decisions, proposals and plans that have to be approved by Council. Currently the Council comprises 28 councillors. The EXCO comprises six members who are politically responsible for different portfolio committees. As overall administrative head, the Municipal Manager leads a team of administrative heads of departments.

TOURISM Ratlou Local Municipality has tourist sites that include Kraaipan Museum, which marks the site where the first bullet of the 1899 Anglo-Boer War was shot during the Siege of Mafikeng. There are also a number of heritage sites in the region, including Setlhwatlhwe Sacred Heritage Site.

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NORTHERN CAPE KEY STATISTICS GEOGRAPHIC LAND AREA

372 889km2

LAND PERCENTAGE

30.5%

PEOPLE JOHN TAOLO GAETSEWE DC45

POPULATION

1 145 861

POPULATION PERCENTAGE

2.2%

POPULATION GROUPS

ZF MGCAWU DC8

FRANCES BAARD DC9

BLACK AFRICAN

50.4%

COLOURED

40.3%

INDIAN/ASIAN

0.7%

WHITE

7.1%

EDUCATION (AGED 20+) PIXLEY KA SEME DC7 NAMAKWA DC6

NO SCHOOLING

11.3%

GRADE 12

23.0%

HIGHER EDUCATION

7.2%

LABOUR FORCE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (OFFICIAL) 15-64

27.4%

HOUSEHOLDS The vast and arid Northern Cape is the largest province in South Africa, taking up nearly a third of the country’s land area. It covers an area of 372 889km2 and has a population of 1 145 861, the least populous of South Africa’s provinces. It is bordered by Namibia and Botswana to the north, and also by the North West, Free State, Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces. The cold Atlantic Ocean forms the province’s western boundary. The capital city is Kimberley. Other important towns are Upington, centre of the karakul sheep and dried-fruit industries, and the most northerly winemaking region of South Africa; Springbok, which is in the heart of the Namaqualand spring-flower country; and Kuruman and De Aar, the location of the second most important junction of South Africa’s railway network. Sutherland is host to the southern hemisphere’s largest astronomical observatory, the multinational sponsored Southern African Large Telescope. The Northern Cape is rich in minerals. Alluvial diamonds are extracted from the beaches and the sea between Alexander Bay and Port Nolloth. The Sishen Mine near Kathu is the biggest source of iron ore in South Africa, while the copper mine at Okiep is one of the oldest mines in the country. Copper is also mined at Springbok and Aggeneys. The province is rich in asbestos, manganese, fluorspar, semi-precious stones and marble. The province has fertile agricultural land in the Orange River Valley, especially at Upington, Kakamas and Keimoes, where grapes and fruit are intensively cultivated. The interior Karoo relies on sheep farming, while the karakul-pelt industry is one of the most important in the Gordonia district of Upington. Wheat, fruit, peanuts, maize and cotton are produced at the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme near Warrenton. The Northern Cape is divided into five district municipalities and further subdivided into 27 local municipalities.

HOUSEHOLDS

301 405

FORMAL DWELLINGS

82.4%

HOUSEHOLD SERVICES ELECTRICITY FOR LIGHTING

85.4%

PIPED WATER INSIDE DWELLING

78.0%

FLUSH TOILET CONNECTED TO SEWERAGE

66.5%

WEEKLY REFUSE REMOVAL

66.3%

SOURCES South Africa Yearbook 2012/13, published by the Government Communication and Information System www.northerncape.org.za www.southafrica.info www.statssa.gov.za

MUNICIPALITIES IN NORTHERN CAPE Frances Baard

Joe Morolong

Pixley Ka Seme

Umsobomvu

Dikgatlong

Namakwa

Emthanjeni

ZF Mgcawu

Magareng

Hantam

Kareeberg

!Kheis

Phokwane

Kamiesberg

Renosterberg

//Khara Hais

Sol Plaatje

Karoo Hoogland

Siyancuma

Kai !Garib

John Taolo Gaetsewe

Khai-Ma

Siyathemba

Kgatelopele

Ga-Segonyana

Nama Khoi

Thembelihle

Mier

Gamagara

Richtersveld

Ubuntu

Tsantsabane

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FRANCES BAARD DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC9) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X6088, Kimberley, 8300 PHYSICAL: 51 Drakensberg Avenue, Carters Glen, Kimberley TEL: 053 838 0911 FAX: 053 861 1538 EMAIL: frances.baard@fbdm.co.za WEB: www.francesbaard.gov.za

HARTSWATER

PHOKWANE JAN KEMPDORP

WARRENTON

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 12 836km2 Description: Frances Baard District Municipality is the smallest district in the Northern Cape. However, it accommodates the largest proportion of the province’s population. The municipality is located in the far eastern portion of the province. It shares its northern borders with the North West province and its eastern border with the Free State province. Kimberley, which is where the district municipality is located, is less than 500km away from Johannesburg in the north, and less than 1 000km away from Cape Town in the south and the Port of Durban in the east. It comprises the four local municipalities of Dikgatlong, Magareng, Phokwane and Sol Plaatje. Cities/Towns: Barkly West, Delportshoop, Hartswater, Jan Kempdorp, Kimberley, Pampierstat, Ritchie, Warrenton, Windsorton Main Economic Sectors: Mining, quarrying, agriculture, fishing and forestry, manufacturing, construction

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

NORTHERN CAPE

Population: 382 086 Households: 95 929

Population Growth: 1.66% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 34.00%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 17, DA 6, COPE 2 Mayor: Ms Khadi Moloi Other Members of Council: B M Maribe (Speaker), W Johnson (Chairperson: Finance Committee), K Rifles (Chairperson: Policy and Institutional Development Committee), M B Silingile (Chairperson: Infrastructure Development Committee), T Nicholas (Chairperson: Planning and Development), P R Molefi (Chairperson: Social Development Committee)

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Ms Z M Bogatsu Chief Financial Officer: Mr Hannes van Biljon Communications Officer: Ms Gerline Roman LED Officer: Mr Basil Louw Other Senior Management: Nomama Kgantsi (HOD: Administration), Frank Mdee (HOD: Planning and Development), Peet van der Walt (HOD: Infrastructure Services)

MAGARENG

DIKGATLONG

WINDSORTON

DELPORTSHOOP

BARKLY WEST

KIMBERLEY

SOL PLAATJE

RITCHIE

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Financially unqualified

Qualified audit

Net Assets

90 926

86 410

Surplus/Deficit

(11 272)

13 623

Operating Cash Flow

16 751

15 342

UIFW Expenditure***

15 908

267

Audit Outcome**

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Establishment of the Cape Malt Plant for malt processing in Richie, and the positioning of emerging farmers to produce and supply barley to the plant; establishment of an oil processing plant in Phokwane; training of small and emerging miners; formalisation of 20 female contractors; training of graduates in local economic development and entrepreneurship; assisting with establishment/registration of cooperatives. Key Investment Opportunities: Establishment of a processing plant in Phokwane Municipality; establishment and operation of a call centre in Magareng Municipality; equity partner for a bakery in Magareng Municipality; management and operation of a manufacturing hub/incubation in Sol Plaatje Municipality; supply of barley and transportation to a malt plant.

DIKGATLONG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC092) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X5030, Barkly West, 8300 PHYSICAL: 33 Campbell Street, Barkly West TEL: 053 531 0671 FAX: 053 531 0624 WEB: www.dikgatlong.co.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 7 315km2 Description: Dikgatlong Local Municipality was established in 2000 through the Local Government Demarcation process, whereby the towns of Barkly West, Delpoortshoop and Windsorton were

METRO MUNICIPALITY

amalgamated into one municipality. The name Dikgatlong is derived from a Setswana word meaning “confluence”, as it refers to the place where the Harts and Vaal Rivers flow into each other at Delpoortshoop. Dikgatlong is one of four local municipalities within the jurisdiction area of Francis Baard District Municipality. Francis Baard is one of five district municipalities within the boundaries of the Northern Cape province. The municipality lies on the northern bank of the Vaal River, 37km from the city of Kimberley, which is south-east from Dikgatlong. Cities/Towns: Barkly West, Delportshoop, Windsorton Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (22%), mining (7%), manufacturing (7%)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 46 841 Households: 11 967

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Population Growth: 2.02% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 39.70%

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Net Assets

651 106

29 538

Composition of Council: ANC 10, DA 2, COPE 1 Mayor: W M Mogongwa

Surplus/Deficit

27 954

29 538

(36 815)

31 604

Operating Cash Flow

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT OTHER AUDITS

Municipal Manager: M H Robertson Chief Financial Officer: P Wakelin Communications Officer: Mr George Damoense

Blue Drop Score 2012: 55.32 Green Drop Score 2011: 15.5

Blue Drop Score 2011: 67.48

MAGARENG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC093) CONTACT DETAILS

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: PO Box 10, Warrenton, 8530 PHYSICAL: Magrieta Prinsloo Street, Warrenton TEL: 053 497 3111 FAX: 053 497 4514 EMAIL: wandi.rala@webmail.co.za WEB: www.magareng.gov.za

Municipal Manager: Mrs T Leeuw Chief Financial Officer: Mr H S Oberholzer Communications Officer: Ms Connie Lentswe LED Officer: Wandisile Rala Other Senior Management: Corney Lentsoe (Corporate Services), Leslie Mokoena (Technical Services), Simon Mothisiemang (Community Services)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 24 204 Households: 6 120

Population Growth: 1.08% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 41.20%

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

Net Assets

228 598

233 451

Surplus/Deficit

(12 334)

19 341

Operating Cash Flow

7 262

23 956

UIFW Expenditure***

23 076

63 549

Audit Outcome**

NORTHERN CAPE

Area: 1 542km2 Description: Magareng Local Municipality is an administrative area in the Frances Baard District of the Northern Cape province. Magareng is a Setswana name meaning “in the middle”. The name reflects the geographic location of the municipality in relation to other areas. Cities/Towns: Warrenton

OTHER AUDITS POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Blue Drop Score 2012: 72.66 Blue Drop Score 2011: 65.56 Green Drop Score 2011: 30.3

Composition of Council: ANC 6, DA 2, COPE 1 Mayor: Mrs E Manopole

PHOKWANE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC094) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X3, Hartswater, 8570 PHYSICAL: 24 Hertzog Street, Hartswater TEL: 053 474 9700 FAX: 053 474 1768 EMAIL: motswana@phokwane.gov.za WEB: www.phokwane.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 13, DA 3, AZAPO 1, COPE 1 Mayor: Mr Vuyisile Khen Other Members of Council: D M Moeketsi (Speaker), H Modiakgotla (Chairperson: Finance), M Chakane (Chairperson: Corporate Services and Development), P Mona (Chairperson: Technical), F Pitso (Chairperson: Social and Community Services), V Khen (Chairperson: EXCO)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

Area: 834km2 Description: Phokwane Local Municipality is named after Queen Phokwane, the wife of Kgosi Galeshewe of the Barolong boo RaTlhaping tribe. Phokwane is nestled in the lush green delta of the Hartswater region and boasts the second-largest irrigation scheme in the Southern Hemisphere, namely the Vaalharts Irrigation Scheme. The municipality is situated 125km along the N18 to Vryburg. The administrative seat of the municipality is Hartswater. The majority of inhabitants are found in the peri-urban areas of the municipality. In terms of agriculture, Phokwane exports grape, citrus and olive products. Cities/Towns: Hartswater, Jan Kempdorp, Pampierstat Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, community development, retail, private household, informal

Municipal Manager: Mr Moeketsi Dichaba Chief Financial Officer: Mr T P Sediti Communications Officer: Mr Morgan Motswana Other Senior Management: Moeketsi Dichaba (Information Officer (PAIA))

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

OTHER AUDITS

Population: 63 000 Households: 17 544

Blue Drop Score 2012: 60.16 Green Drop Score 2011: 53.4

Population Growth: 0.27% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 37.60%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome** Net Assets

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

218 840

188 551

Surplus/Deficit

30 289

21 973

Operating Cash Flow

40 789

45 636

UIFW Expenditure***

32 301

24 301

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Blue Drop Score 2011: 49.44

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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SOL PLAATJE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC091) CONTACT DETAILS

(MMC: IDP, Budget and PM), M Jacobs (MMC: Safety and Security), M Matika (MMC: Transport, Roads and Storm Water), D Lekoma (MMC: Utility Services)

POSTAL: Private Bag X5030, Kimberley, 8300 PHYSICAL: Sol Plaatje Drive, Kimberley TEL: 053 830 6911/6100 FAX: 053 833 1005 EMAIL: info@solplaatje.org.za WEB: www.solplaatje.org.za

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

NORTHERN CAPE

Area: 3 145km2 Description: Sol Plaatje Local Municipality is located in the Frances Baard District Municipality in the Northern Cape province. It includes the diamond mining city of Kimberley. Sol Plaatje Municipality is named after Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje, who was a South African intellectual, journalist, linguist, politician, translator and writer. Solomon Plaatje was born just outside Boshof, formerly the Orange Free State (now Free State province). Cities/Towns: Kimberley, Ritchie

Municipal Manager: Mr Goolam Akharwaray Chief Financial Officer: Ms Zuziwe Mahloko Communications Officer: Thoko Riet/Sello Matsie LED Officer: Ms Nomonde Tyabashe-Kesiamang Other Senior Management: K Bogacwi (Director: Community Services), S Matsie (Acting Director: Corporate Services), S Setlogelo (Manager: Policy), Marius Stols (IDP Manager), Nomonde Kesiamang (Director: Strategy and Economic Development), Noxolo Molepo (Manager: Internal Audit), Zuziwe Mahloko (Director: Finance), G Jele (Manager: PMU), V Pitso (Legal Services)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

Audit Outcome**

Population: 248 041 Households: 60 297

Net Assets

Population Growth: 2.04% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 31.90%

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

1 025 861

865 916

Surplus/Deficit

159 945

26 873

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

Operating Cash Flow

164 587

76 058

Composition of Council: ANC 40, DA 16, COPE 5, ACDP 1 Mayor: Ms Agnes Ntlhangula Other Members of Council: V Diraditsile (Speaker), E Johnson (MMC: Community Services), J L Steyn (MMC: Corporate Services and HR), W Ngobeza (MMC: LED), M M Leven (MMC: Finance), R Morwe (MMC: Human Settlement Services), A K Jabetla

UIFW Expenditure***

48 321

41 079

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 72.10 Blue Drop Score 2011: 84.23 Green Drop Score 2011: 76.0

JOHN TAOLO GAETSEWE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC45) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: PO Box 1480, Kuruman, 8460 PHYSICAL: 4 Federale Mynbou Street, Kuruman TEL: 053 712 8700 FAX: 053 712 2502 EMAIL: info@taologaetsewe.gov.za WEB: www.taologaetsewe.gov.za

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 27 283km2 Description: John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality is the municipality formerly known as Kgalagadi. It comprises the three local municipalities of Gamagara, Ga-Segonyana and Joe Morolong (Moshaweng), and 186 towns and settlements, of which the majority (80%) are villages. The boundaries of this district were demarcated in 2006 to include the once northwestern part of Joe Morolong and Olifantshoek, along with its surrounds, into the Gamagara Local Municipality. It has an established rail network from Sishen South and between Black Rock and Dibeng. It is characterised by a mixture of land uses, of which agriculture and mining are dominant. The district holds potential as a viable tourist destination and has numerous growth opportunities in the industrial sector. Cities/Towns: Bankhara-Bodulong, Deben, Hotazel, Kathu, Kuruman, Mothibistad, Olifantshoek, Santoy, Van Zylsrus Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 224 799 Households: 61 331

Population Growth: 1.60% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 29.70%

METRO MUNICIPALITY

JOE MOROLONG

HOTAZEL MOTHIBISTAD

KURUMAN

GAMAGARA

GA-SEGONYANA

KATHU

OLIFANTSHOEK

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 15, DA 4, COPE 1 Mayor: Ms Sofia Mosikatsi Other Members of Council: Goitsemang Assegaai (Chair: Community Development), Mosimanegape Mochware (Chair: Economic Development), Edwin Hantise (Chair: Infrastructure and Basic Services)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mrs Molemoeng Bokgwathile Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Galaletsang Moroane Communications Officer: Dineo Bontsi LED Officer: Mr Klaas Teise Other Senior Management: Selogilwe Sethibe (Director: Internal Audit), Tlhomelang Matlhare (Director: Community Development Services), Moses Eilerd (Director: Corporate Services), M W Molusi (Director: Basic Services), Gerrie van der Westhuizen (IDP/PMS Manager)

LED ACTIVITIES Key Projects: Meat and vegetable agro-processing; rural tourism development; land acquisition for economic development; support

of agricultural cooperatives; mining cluster benefaction; regional marketing; SMME development; promotion of manufacturing; poultry production.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Qualified audit

Qualified audit

57 025

113 392

(56 367)

10 252

Operating Cash Flow

7 884

6 005

UIFW Expenditure***

84 118

61 193

Audit Outcome** Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

GA-SEGONYANA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC452) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X1522, Kuruman, 8460 PHYSICAL: Cnr Voortrekker & School Streets, Kuruman TEL: 053 712 9418 FAX: 053 712 3581 EMAIL: registry@ga-segonyana.gov.za WEB: www.ga-segonyana.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 20, DA 3, COPE 1, UCDP 1 Mayor: Mr T G Anthony Other Members of Council: T E Meyers (Speaker), T G Anthony (Chairperson: Executive Committee and IDP Committee), K A Keikabile (Chairperson: Finance Committee), B E Modise (Chairperson: Human Resources Committee), F P Byleveld (Chairperson: Community Services Committee)

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr G E Ntefang Chief Financial Officer: M I Semana Communications Officer: Martin Tsatsimpe

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

938 678

925 310

Surplus/Deficit

13 368

(8 222)

Operating Cash Flow

77 879

31 511

UIFW Expenditure***

77 961

133 956

Audit Outcome** Net Assets

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 93 651 Households: 26 816

Population Growth: 2.85% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 33.70%

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 72.27 Green Drop Score 2011: 65.8

NORTHERN CAPE

Area: 4 492km2 Description: Ga-Segonyana Local Municipality is a Category C municipality found under the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality (Kgalagadi District Municipality), and is situated in the Northern Cape province. It originated as a cross-boundary municipality that straddled the North West and Northern Cape provinces. It was established in 2000 through the amalgamation of Kuruman and Mothibistad Municipalities, and includes sections of the Dr Ruth Segomotsi District Municipality (Bophirima District Municipality). The area is also administered through a traditional authority system with two paramount chiefs and headmen. Cities/Towns: Bankhara-Bodulong, Kuruman, Mothibistad Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture

Blue Drop Score 2011: 37.32

GAMAGARA LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC453) CONTACT DETAILS

status and gave Kathu its name. The area boasts the largest single pit, open cast iron ore mine in the world, and is the starting point of the Sisheng—Saldanha railway line. Cities/Towns: Deben, Kathu, Olifantshoek Main Economic Sectors: Mining, game farming, business services

POSTAL: PO Box 1001, Kathu, 8446 PHYSICAL: Cnr Frikkey Meyer & Hendrik Van Eck Roads, Civic Centre, Kathu TEL: 053 723 2261 FAX: 053 723 2021 WEB: www.gamagara.co.za

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION*

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

Population: 41 617 Households: 10 808

Area: 2 619km2 Description: Gamagara Local Municipality is a Category B municipality found in the John Taolo Gaetsewe (Kgalagadi) District within the Northern Cape province. It is located in the north-eastern sector of the Northern Cape on the N14 National Road between Upington and Vryburg. It lies approximately 200km north-east of Upington and 280km north-west of Kimberley. The central business district (CBD) is located in Kathu. The municipal area owns an endemic camel thorn tree forest that enjoys a National Heritage

METRO MUNICIPALITY

Population Growth: 5.84% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 17.70%

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT Composition of Council: ANC 6, DA 3, COPE 1 Mayor: Mrs Maria Diniza Other Members of Council: D Moyo (Mayor’s Office, LED and Corporate Services), Diniza (Financial Services, Supply Chain, and Budget and Treasury), Tiroyame (Community Services), J Kaars (Technical Services)

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT

FINANCIAL INFORMATION*

Municipal Manager: Mr Clement Itumeleng Chief Financial Officer: Mr Moses Grond Communications Officer: Kamogelo Semamai LED Officer: Mr Herbert Motlonye Other Senior Management: C M Phuti (Acting Director: Corporate Services), G Loeto (Acting Director: Community Services), K Ositang (Acting Director: Infrastructure Services), K Semamai (Acting Manager: Mayor’s Office)

ALL VALUES: R’000 Audit Outcome**

2011/12

2010/11

Disclaimer

Financially unqualified

903 178

890 770

Net Assets Surplus/Deficit

11 885

21 269

Operating Cash Flow

29 559

62 133

UIFW Expenditure***

56 661

6 706

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 40.00 Green Drop Score 2011: 10.5

Blue Drop Score 2011: 49.87

JOE MOROLONG LOCAL MUNICIPALITY (NC451) CONTACT DETAILS

POLITICAL MANAGEMENT

POSTAL: Private Bag X117, Mothibistad, 8474 PHYSICAL: D320 Cardington Road, Churchill Village, Mothibistad TEL: 053 773 9300 FAX: 053 773 9350 EMAIL: emolete@joemorolong.gov.za WEB: www.joemorolong.gov.za

Composition of Council: ANC 23, COPE 3, UCDP 2, DA 1 Mayor: Mrs Kebuseditswe Molete Other Members of Council: Mmasara Maneng (Speaker), Ernest Leshope (Chief Whip)

NORTHERN CAPE

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY Area: 20 172km2 Description: Joe Morolong Local Municipality was formerly known as Moshaweng Local Municipality. It is located in the Northern Cape province within John Taolo Gaetsewe (Kgalagadi) District Municipality. The area is mostly rural, with about 60% of it compromising virgin land surface. The village is situated approximately 24km north-east of Kuruman. Although unemployment is high, the municipality has a great deal of potential for developers, especially those interested in ecotourism and conservation. Cities/Towns: Hotazel, Santoy, Van Zylsrus Main Economic Sectors: Tourism

DEMOGRAPHIC INFORMATION* Population: 89 530 Households: 23 707

Population Growth: -0.90% p.a. Unemployment Rate: 38.60%

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT Municipal Manager: Mr Tshepo Bloom Chief Financial Officer: Mrs Boipelo Motlhaping Communications Officer: Ms Tlhompo Moncho LED Officer: Mr K V Phiri Other Senior Management: Thabang Moeng (Fleet Management Officer), K V Phiri (Planning and Development)

FINANCIAL INFORMATION* ALL VALUES: R’000

2011/12

2010/11

Audit not finalised

Disclaimer

Net Assets

545 929

666 066

Surplus/Deficit

(80 891)

(33 814)

Operating Cash Flow

(8 109)

(5 142)

UIFW Expenditure***

325

67

Audit Outcome**

OTHER AUDITS Blue Drop Score 2012: 33.42

Blue Drop Score 2011: 60.0

NAMAKWA DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC6) CONTACT DETAILS POSTAL: Private Bag X20, Springbok, 8240 PHYSICAL: Hendrik J Visser Building, Van Riebeeck Street, Springbok TEL: 027 712 8000 FAX: 027 712 8040 EMAIL: info@namakwa-dm.gov.za WEB: www.namakwa-dm.gov.za

ALEXANDER BAY NABABEEP

RICHTERSVELD PORT NOLLOTH NAMA KHOI

KLEINZEE

KHAI-MA

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

HONDEKLIP BAY

Area: 126 836km2 Description: Namakwa District Municipality is located in the Northern Cape province and is comprised of six local municipalities: Nama Khoi, Hantam, Khai-Ma, Kamiesberg, Karoo Hoogland and Richtersveld. It is bordered by the republic of Namibia in the north, ZF Mgcawu (Siyanda) Local Municipality in the north-east, Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality in the east, Central Karoo District Municipality in the south-east, Cape Winelands District Municipality (Boland District Municipality) in the south, West Coast District Municipality in the south-west, and the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The seat of Namakwa District Municipality is Springbok.

METRO MUNICIPALITY

PELLA

POFADDER CONCORDIA AGGENEYS O’KIEP SPRINGBOK

DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

KAMIESKROON

KAMIESBERG

GARIES

BRANDVLEI LOERIESFONTEIN

HANTAM

WILLISTON

CALVINIA

KAROO HOOGLAND FRASERBURG

SUTHERLAND

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY

* Refer to www.municipalities.co.za for more detailed demographic and financial information. ** Refer to p15 for definitions of audit outcomes. *** Total of Unauthorised, Irregular, Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure. For more information on sources, methodology and definitions, refer to p15.

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