uMkhanyakude District Municipality (DC27)

  • OVERVIEW

    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

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 13 855km²
    Description: The uMkhanyakude District Municipality is a Category C municipality located along the coast in the far north of the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It shares its borders with Swaziland and Mozambique, as well as with the districts of Zululand and King Cetshwayo. It is the second-largest district in the province, and consists of the following four local municipalities: uMhlabuyalingana, Jozini, Big 5 Hlabisa and Mtubatuba.
     ‘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. The Isimangaliso Wetland Park, formerly Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, encompasses the entire coastline.

    Cities/Towns: Hlabisa, Hluhluwe, Ingwavuma, Jozini, Mbazwana, Mkuze, Mtubatuba, St Lucia
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, trade, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    The municipality is currently under S139 provincial administration.
    Composition of Council: ANC 7, IFP 6 (40% PR Seats)
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: T S Mkhombo
    Other Members of Council: F C Hlabisa (Deputy Mayor), M S Msane (Speaker), Maniza Ngcobo, M Zungu, T Moodley

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Thupi Z Mokhatla (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Msizi G Ngcobo
    Communications Officer: Mr Mduduzi Dlamini (Manager)
    LED Officer: Mr Makhoba (Acting General Manager: Planning and Economic Development Services)
    Other Senior Management: Mr Ngonyama (Acting General Manager: Corporate Services), Mr Nhlakanipho S Zulu (Acting General Manager: Technical Services), Mr Sipho NV Mkhwanazi (General Manager: Community Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 689 090625 846
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 40.9%40.3%
    Population 15 to 64 55.2%55.3%
    Population over 65 3.9%4.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 81.281.0
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 88.785.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 2.19%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a42.8%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a51.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 17.8%25.3%
    Matric 31.1%25.4%
    Higher education 6.4%4.9%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 151 245128 195
    Average household size 4.64.7
    Female headed households 54.2%53.9%
    Formal dwellings 70.1%71.7%
    Housing owned 77.0%47.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 7.5%9.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.0%9.0%
    Piped water inside dwelling 6.9%13.4%
    Electricity for lighting 52.8%38.4%

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aDisclaimer of audit opinionQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates4---
    Service charges37 53925 97848 80241 921
    Investment revenue5 3231 4286 72612 525
    Transfers recognised - operational282 334237 422281 011174 928
    Other own revenue34 22813 9516 6052 322
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)359 428278 778343 143231 696
    Employee costs126 087124 331108 21570 538
    Remuneration of councillors6 4466 7216 9536 244
    Depreciation & asset impairment-28 16028 10921 016
    Finance charges3391 1359781 066
    Materials and bulk purchases69 413104 394106 660121 610
    Transfers and grants3 174365-18 147
    Other expenditure48 616135 969158 838155 918
    Total Expenditure254 074401 075409 755394 539
    Surplus/(Deficit)105 354(122 297)(66 611)(162 843)
    Transfers recognised - capital216 887162 783233 214275 626
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions322 24240 486166 603112 784
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year322 24240 486166 603112 784
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure230 902127 973314 236262 058
    Transfers recognised - capital230 902119 099307 990260 579
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds-8 8746 2461 479
    Total sources of capital funds230 902127 973314 236262 058
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets173 001145 022140 597270 880
    Total non current assets1 783 7491 576 2301 598 2781 311 748
    Total current liabilities218 960214 923146 855196 428
    Total non current liabilities9 52512 8088 6069 905
    Community wealth/Equity1 728 2651 493 5201 583 4141 376 295
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating267 837132 046182 566217 780
    Net cash from (used) investing(258 568)(128 620)(314 640)(258 950)
    Net cash from (used) financing(702)(4 716)1 6967 266
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end22 11013 80511 379141 757
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a124 95332 54647 628
    Irregular expendituren/a130 384559 334248 608
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a20965484
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 124 331108 21570 53866 380
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 6 7216 9536 2442 556
     
    Total Employee Positions 405387354357
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 89464
    Total Vacancy Percentage 1.98%2.33%1.13%17.93%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 24202222
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0144
    Community And Social Service Positions 44332422
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0004
    Finance And Administration Positions 10610672104
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 8806
    Electricity Positions 0067
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 0000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0050
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 225222204196
    Vacant Water Positions 00050
    Other Positions 00150
    Vacant Other Positions 0000

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a57.87n/a77.77
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 83 63183 63175 91975 919
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 81 08181 08173 36973 369
    Inside the yard 44 85644 85644 85644 856
    Less than 200m from yard 26 01926 01918 30718 307
    More than 200m from yard 10 20610 20610 20610 206
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 23 93223 93212 00012 000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 3 0523 0523 0522 770
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 89 31089 31084 05678 856
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 7 7747 7747 7747 774
    Flush toilet - septic tank 4 1334 1334 1334 133
    Ventilated pit latrine 68 51568 51563 26158 061
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 8 8888 8888 8888 888
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Private investment in tourism and agricultural developments: Jozini Dam Corridor Development; Mkuse Airport.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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