Mopani District Municipality (DC33)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X9687, Giyani, 0826
    Physical: Government Building, Main Road, Giyani
    Tel: 015 811 6300
    Fax: 015 812 4302
    Web: www.mopani.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 20 011km²
    Description: The Mopani District Municipality is a Category C municipality located within the north-eastern quadrant of the Limpopo Province. It is bordered in the north by Zimbabwe and Vhembe District Municipality, in the south by the Mpumalanga Province through Ehlanzeni District Municipality, in the south-west by Sekhukhune District Municipality, in the east by Mozambique, and in the west by the Capricorn and Vhembe District Municipalities.
     The district consists of five local municipalities: Ba-Phalaborwa, Greater Giyani, Greater Letaba, Greater Tzaneen and Maruleng. 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, Tzaneen
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining (30.1%), community services (22.6%), trade (14.6%), finance (14.6%), transport (8.2%), agriculture (3.2%), electricity (2.8%), construction (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 16, EFF 3, DA 2 (40% PR Seats)
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Nkakareng Rakgoale (Executive Mayor)
    Other Members of Council: W D Sedibeng (Speaker), Martha Maswangayi (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Quiete Kgatla (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Quiete Kgatla
    Communications Officer: Mr Neil Shikwambana (Acting)
    LED Officer: Khutso Malatji
    Other Senior Management: M Z Mawasha (Director: Corporate Services), D D Shitlhangu (Director: Community Services), T R Ngoveni (Acting Director: Planning and Development), T Mabulana (Acting Director: Engineering Services), Thivhonali Ralulimi (Director: Water Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 159 1851 092 507
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.5%33.8%
    Population 15 to 64 63.9%60.5%
    Population over 65 4.6%5.7%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 56.565.3
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 87.184.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.35%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a39.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a51.4%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 17.1%21.2%
    Matric 24.8%20.7%
    Higher education 8.1%8.2%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 338 427296 320
    Average household size 3.43.6
    Female headed households 49.2%50.9%
    Formal dwellings 90.7%92.2%
    Housing owned 71.5%55.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 14.1%15.8%
    Weekly refuse removal 15.6%16.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 12.8%16.8%
    Electricity for lighting 94.5%88.7%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Adverse audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionAdverse audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates---n/a
    Service charges249 722158 810137 643n/a
    Investment revenue11 7903 4062 859n/a
    Transfers recognised - operational656 590594 321519 610n/a
    Other own revenue89618 8155 724n/a
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)918 998775 351665 836n/a
    Employee costs294 452251 136207 053n/a
    Remuneration of councillors12 39614 2878 380n/a
    Depreciation & asset impairment180 621156 288163 687n/a
    Finance charges-462608n/a
    Materials and bulk purchases426 088277 519372 659n/a
    Transfers and grants-4 3963 745n/a
    Other expenditure(197 619)111 530151 106n/a
    Total Expenditure715 939815 618907 238n/a
    Surplus/(Deficit)203 060(40 267)(241 402)n/a
    Transfers recognised - capital241 46878 066478 196n/a
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-16 886269 051n/a
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions444 52854 686505 845n/a
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---n/a
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year444 52854 686505 845n/a
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure38 64378 255139 844161 071
    Transfers recognised - capital38 62275 674127 652136 693
    Public contributions & donations---19 399
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds212 58112 1924 979
    Total sources of capital funds38 64378 255139 844161 071
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assetsn/a778 511683 604534 068
    Total non current assetsn/a4 515 0574 718 4431 857 915
    Total current liabilitiesn/a997 279942 443555 369
    Total non current liabilitiesn/a54 35034 86518 573
    Community wealth/Equityn/a4 241 9404 424 7381 818 041
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating372 013111 065223 393182 980
    Net cash from (used) investing(38 643)(78 616)(133 479)-
    Net cash from (used) financing-(1 248)--
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end447 696114 32783 126182 980
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure10 0601 03817 12773 360
    Irregular expenditure29 7318 22615 534119 624
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure119625741 545
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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) 251 136207 053n/a210 734
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 2878 380n/a7 570
     
    Total Employee Positions 7598451 1941 092
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 00250211
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.00%0.00%20.94%19.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6588
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0042
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 29292929
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 00410
    Community And Social Service Positions 51516187
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 009122
    Finance And Administration Positions 116187190143
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 005771
    Electricity Positions 2030
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0010
    Enviromental Protection Positions 03500
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00490
    Health Positions 250420
    Vacant Health Positions 00400
    Public Safety Positions 11071330
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00620
    Road Transport Positions 9890
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 473000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 16492687725
    Vacant Water Positions 00186
    Other Positions 309270
    Vacant Other Positions 0060

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a61.98n/a79.21
    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 262 987262 987240 664233 769
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 262 987262 987240 664233 769
    Inside the yard 124 428124 428124 428124 428
    Less than 200m from yard 109 341109 34182 463109 341
    More than 200m from yard 29 21829 21833 7730
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 55 33255 33245 33251 544

    Electricity
    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

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a0
    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 111 211111 211110 041105 946
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 47 00047 00046 84242 747
    Flush toilet - septic tank 7 0007 0005 9885 988
    Ventilated pit latrine 57 211057 21157 211
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 057 21100
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 21 78121 78121 78121 781

    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 Projects

    Support to SMMEs for shows and exhibitions; Moshupatsela Secondary Agricultural Cooperative; partnership with Trivandrum District Municipality (in India).

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Sapacoe Tea Estate; Mokwakwaila Village Urban Development Plan; Kgapane Shopping Complex; Muyexe Rural Development Plan.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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