uMfolozi Local Municipality (KZN281)

Part of Ntambana Local Municipality was merged into uMfolozi Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here only includes figures for uMfolozi Local Municipality. View historical information for Ntambana Local Municipality.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 96, KwaMbonambi, 3915
    Physical: 25 Bredelia Street, KwaMbonambi
    Tel: 035 580 1421
    Fax: 035 580 1141
    Web: www.umfolozi.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 210km²
    Description: The uMfolozi Local Municipality (previously Mbonambi Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality that forms part of the King Cetshwayo District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district.
     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 uMfolozi 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 uMfolozi 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
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing; wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation; transport, storage and communication; finance, insurance, real estate and business services; agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 17, IFP 15, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Smangaliso Mgenge
    Other Members of Council: S R Thabethe (Deputy Mayor), Z D Mfusi (Speaker), K S Zwane, A M Mtshali, B S Bhengu, E B Z Mbele, S M Mbuyazi, S T Khumalo, T M Biyela , B S Ndlovu, Z S Mtetwa, S Mthethwa, X M Bhengu, J M Ndimande, Q D Mkhize, M B Mkhize, K S C Xaba, C M Mkhwanazi, N T Mthiyane, R L R Kryser, S P Mpanza, M N Mlambo, Z G Mcineka, S M Nzama, F M Thusi, S M Shabangu, N H Mkhize, P N Khanyile, M Conco, M C Mkhize, S Mdamba

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Khulumokwakhe Gamede
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J V Nkosi
    Communications Officer: Mr K E Gamede
    LED Officer: Mr K E Gamede
    Other Senior Management: Cynthia Ngema (Director: Community Services), Nonhlanhla Ndlela (Director: Corporate Services), Sibusiso Hlatshwayo (Director: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 144 363133 161
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 41.1%36.3%
    Population 15 to 64 54.9%59.2%
    Population over 65 4.1%4.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 82.268.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.291.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.84%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 16.8%15.0%
    Matric 33.7%30.2%
    Higher education 4.4%3.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 30 47027 352
    Average household size 4.74.6
    Female headed households 48.4%46.9%
    Formal dwellings 66.3%71.5%
    Housing owned 91.8%58.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 3.7%5.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 12.0%6.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 6.9%10.2%
    Electricity for lighting 95.9%84.2%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates5 7376 4906 0125 230
    Service charges38279264240
    Investment revenue7041 560996-
    Transfers recognised - operational98 40284 97563 71956 055
    Other own revenue18 55711 6342 5882 246
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)123 438104 93873 58063 770
    Employee costs29 38723 46721 86517 511
    Remuneration of councillors7 7657 9196 9886 393
    Depreciation & asset impairment-4 6325 7423 413
    Finance charges-31017782
    Materials and bulk purchases--2 4463 072
    Transfers and grants638-4 312-
    Other expenditure132 00260 13930 32621 067
    Total Expenditure169 79296 46771 85651 539
    Surplus/(Deficit)(46 354)8 4711 72412 231
    Transfers recognised - capital39 99837 61725 140-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(6 356)46 08826 86412 231
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(6 356)46 08826 86412 231
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure6 10846 45729 08913 883
    Transfers recognised - capital-46 45726 57113 883
    Public contributions & donations6 108---
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds--2 517-
    Total sources of capital funds6 10846 45729 08913 883
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets12 36515 4408 6436 618
    Total non current assets141 001141 00195 80072 117
    Total current liabilities1 06125 39721 45728 071
    Total non current liabilities-3 3611 550616
    Community wealth/Equity152 305127 68381 43750 049
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(867)50 90724 51310 185
    Net cash from (used) investing(2 092)(46 312)(25 202)(10 242)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(1 562)-702
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end2013 188156846
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a21 45411 1869 137
    Irregular expendituren/a23 70517 45912 988
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a--1 052
    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) 23 46721 86517 51116 184
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 9196 9886 3936 060
     
    Total Employee Positions 11110411083
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2081513
    Total Vacancy Percentage 18.02%7.69%13.64%15.66%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5554
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 139810
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 4103
    Community And Social Service Positions 199113
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 2010
    Finance And Administration Positions 22373631
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 4785
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 1612126
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0010
    Road Transport Positions 0006
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0002
    Sport And Recreation Positions 1101
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0001
    Waste Management Positions 24313822
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 7052
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 11000
    Vacant Other Positions 2000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/a
    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
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 0000
    Inside the yard 0000
    Less than 200m from yard 0000
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 16 22015 62015 62014 254
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 7 0927 0921 6401 641

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    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
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 0000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 0000
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    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 853853853767
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 571571572521

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Mthiyane Tour Centre; Mshiza Project; Shukuma Multi-Save; 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.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Industrial Development Zone; close proximity and jurisdiction over some parts of the Indian Ocean beaches; access to both the Richards Bay and Durban Ports for imports and exports.
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