Nkandla Local Municipality (KZN286)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X161, Nkandla, 3855
    Physical: Lot 292, Maree Road, Nkandla
    Tel: 035 833 2000
    Fax: 035 833 0920
    Web: www.nkandla.org.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 828km²
    Description: The Nkandla Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the King Cetshwayo District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district.
     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.
     It consists mainly of tribal lands and state-owned land. The area has a wealth of undisturbed forests that boast mostly indigenous species. 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
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: IFP 15, ANC 12
    Controlling Party: IFP
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Arthur Ntuli
    Other Members of Council: Arthur Ntuli (Mayor, and Budget and Treasury Office), Nonhlanhla Nzuza (Deputy Mayor), Sondelaphi Sibiya (Speaker), Bekokwakhe Dlomo (Technical Services and Corporate Services), Nonhlanhla Nzuza (Community and Economic Development Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: S Ntombela (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: S Ntombela
    Communications Officer: Mr T D Khanyile
    LED Officer: Ms N Ntshalintshali
    Other Senior Management: B Bhengu (Deputy CFO), N P Xulu (Director: Corporate Services), M N Mnyandu (Director: Technical Services), L S Jili (Director: Community Services), S Sibisi (PMS Manager), Z S Mthethwa (Executive Manager), D K Khuzwayo (Assistant Director: Social Services), T T Khumalo (Assistant Director: Protection Services), Z N Ntshalintshali (Assistant Director: Local Economic Development), N N Sikhakhane (Assistant Director: Civil Engineering), L S Buthelezi (Assistant Director: Electrical)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 114 284114 416
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 45.9%40.3%
    Population 15 to 64 48.6%53.6%
    Population over 65 5.5%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 105.886.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 82.579.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.03%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a43.9%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a53.5%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 24.7%29.1%
    Matric 23.9%21.2%
    Higher education 4.9%4.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 21 83222 463
    Average household size 5.24.9
    Female headed households 63.0%63.1%
    Formal dwellings 17.0%31.8%
    Housing owned 87.3%54.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 5.5%8.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.0%7.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 5.0%16.7%
    Electricity for lighting 76.9%44.6%

    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 rates12 51311 1256 9121 667
    Service charges9 7698 54911 4037 193
    Investment revenue1 6119891 2881 588
    Transfers recognised - operational48 09770 65154 26550 688
    Other own revenue13 2962 8644 1543 333
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)85 28794 17878 02364 469
    Employee costs33 91538 50624 05415 986
    Remuneration of councillors9 0867 5246 7315 459
    Depreciation & asset impairment-8 2215 1444 672
    Finance charges----
    Materials and bulk purchases9 77310 9998 0738 031
    Transfers and grants-8 2132 0223 415
    Other expenditure103 33727 45945 38127 906
    Total Expenditure156 111100 92291 40565 468
    Surplus/(Deficit)(70 824)(6 743)(13 382)(999)
    Transfers recognised - capital34 59835 58229 32738 350
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(36 226)28 83915 94537 351
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(36 226)28 83915 94537 351
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure63 17239 72152 46120 747
    Transfers recognised - capital62 06739 72149 14820 747
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds1 105-3 313-
    Total sources of capital funds63 17239 72152 46120 747
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets11 43117 36714 32158 912
    Total non current assets334 929285 643310 756259 431
    Total current liabilities66 65922 05618 44443 220
    Total non current liabilities4 6374 6374 4334 158
    Community wealth/Equity275 063276 317302 200270 965
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating46 9827 73215 94541 598
    Net cash from (used) investing(61 089)--(40 360)
    Net cash from (used) financing----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(5 056)9 05115 94547 091
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-8 155-
    Irregular expendituren/a15 20430 76635 286
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a1511698
    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) 38 50624 05415 98611 554
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 5246 7315 4594 872
     
    Total Employee Positions 10610115266
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 40253
    Total Vacancy Percentage 3.77%0.00%16.45%4.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 1012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 1313185
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1051
    Community And Social Service Positions 21212515
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00110
    Finance And Administration Positions 43332322
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 2080
    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 0000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0011
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 24298018
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 0000
    Vacant Water Positions 0000
    Other Positions 0000
    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/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? YesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 10 97210 9728 5868 568
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 2511 251990856

    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 1 5001 5001 4001 382
    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

    Cooperatives support programmes; support to SMMEs; formation of Nkanfla business chamber; formalisation of informal traders.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Development of new trading centre; new FET college; King Cetshwayo's Grave; Inkosi Sigananda Shezi Grave; Nkandla Forest; Karkloof blue butterfly.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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