Thulamela Local Municipality (LIM343)

Part of Thulamela Local Municipality was merged into Collins Chabane Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here reflect Thulamela Local Municipality before the merger.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X5066, Thohoyandou, 0950
    Physical: Thohoyandou Civic Centre, Old Agriven Building, Thohoyandou
    Tel: 015 962 7500
    Fax: 015 962 4020
    Web: www.thulamela.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 834km²
    Description: The Thulamela Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Vhembe District in the far north of the Limpopo Province. The Kruger National Park forms the boundary in the east, while sharing the border with Makhado in the south and south-west.
     It is the smallest municipality of four in the district, making up 10% of its geographical area. It is the largest municipality in the province in terms of population. The name Thulamela is a Karanga word meaning ‘the place of giving birth'.

    Cities/Towns: Thohoyandou
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 64, EFF 8, DA 4, PAC 2, ACDP 1, COPE 1, IRC 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Tshifhango Avhashoni
    Other Members of Council: A S Tshifhango (Exco Chairperson), H P Mulovhedzi (Speaker), N L R Tshivhase (Chief Whip), L Netshipise (Portfolio Head: Legislation, Land Use Management and Traditional Affairs), M Netshifhefhe (Portfolio Head: Housing and Electricity), J Davhana (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), T P Malada (Portfolio Head: Roads, Storm Water and Sanitation), T E Netshisaulu (Portfolio Head: Education, Sports, Arts and Culture), N Nemaranzhe (Portfolio Head: IDP and LED), T J Raluswinga (Portfolio Head: Environment, Health, Safety and Security), S S Mulaudzi (Portfolio Head: Special Programmes – Youth, Disabled and Gender), N G Mahosi (Portfolio Head: Finance)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr H E Maluleke
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms A M Madzhie
    Communications Officer: Mr Nndwamato Tshiila
    LED Officer: Mr Mulalo Nemakonde
    Other Senior Management: Mrs M M Matshivha (Senior Manager: Corporate Services), Mr M S Madi (Acting Senior Manager: Community Services), Mr H E Nemadzhilili (Acting Senior Manager: Planning and Development), Mr M E Muneri (Senior Manager: Roads and Water Services), Mr M R Dzivhani (Senior Manager: Housing and Electricity)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 497 237459 987
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.9%34.0%
    Population 15 to 64 61.5%59.8%
    Population over 65 4.6%6.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 62.567.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 84.683.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.77%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 8.7%14.3%
    Matric 28.6%23.1%
    Higher education 12.5%12.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 130 320116 509
    Average household size 3.83.9
    Female headed households 50.4%52.2%
    Formal dwellings 91.2%91.4%
    Housing owned 87.0%70.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 11.8%11.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 17.6%13.4%
    Piped water inside dwelling 9.1%16.9%
    Electricity for lighting 96.5%88.3%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates46 87841 71235 14835 025
    Service charges50 56646 99543 50235 495
    Investment revenue24 01618 31315 66310 444
    Transfers recognised - operational501 427346 104300 090304 357
    Other own revenue56 210158 84758 70447 321
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)679 096611 971453 107432 641
    Employee costs201 572193 057172 721143 238
    Remuneration of councillors24 81823 47422 16420 412
    Depreciation & asset impairment447 40060 05647 11442 903
    Finance charges8782 6981 3571 743
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure242 379346 572194 516296 887
    Total Expenditure917 047625 857437 872505 183
    Surplus/(Deficit)(237 951)(13 887)15 234(72 542)
    Transfers recognised - capital125 084174 265146 051109 897
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(112 866)160 378161 28537 355
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(112 866)160 378161 28537 355
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure262 259235 714147 787n/a
    Transfers recognised - capital252 800128 317122 755n/a
    Public contributions & donations---n/a
    Borrowing---n/a
    Internally generated funds9 459107 39725 032n/a
    Total sources of capital funds262 259235 714147 787n/a
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets526 010510 338502 225364 947
    Total non current assets3 386 9011 252 787990 510980 705
    Total current liabilities131 808105 200154 231178 473
    Total non current liabilities23 89320 41832 88816 151
    Community wealth/Equity3 757 2111 637 5061 305 6151 151 027
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating409 319(406 689)9 248165 734
    Net cash from (used) investing(262 789)(1 247)(59 876)(106 391)
    Net cash from (used) financing(28 374)(35 000)12 00042 213
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end431 422(189 272)253 664292 293
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a14 372--
    Irregular expendituren/a1 88027850
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a479103455
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedAFS

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 193 057172 721143 238113 888
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 23 47422 16420 41218 747
     
    Total Employee Positions 630573891657
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 35367130
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.48%0.87%41.19%19.79%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 7777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 2002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 24252424
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 1245
    Community And Social Service Positions 01046062
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00012
    Finance And Administration Positions 11887116152
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 011841
    Electricity Positions 3579244
    Vacant Electricity Positions 002918
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 1587100
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0000
    Road Transport Positions 818476114
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 02640
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2912013253
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00210
    Waste Management Positions 1786838482
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 003082
    Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 000119
    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/a0.00n/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    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 96 46793 70888 16186 873
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 26 49118 58714 73213 606

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYes
    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 49 70049 70049 64042 610
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 26 49118 58700

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Tshifudi Achaar Project; Phiphidi Waterfall; Mukumbani Waterfall; Nandoni Dam; Lake Fundudzi; Mabudashango Hiking Trails.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Thavhani Mall Development; Sibasa Taxi Rank (new); Shangoni Gate Development (Malamulele); Malamulele Mall Development; Malamulele Business Sites.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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