Chief Albert Luthuli Local Municipality (MP301)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 24, Carolina, 1185
    Physical: 28 Kerk Street, Carolina
    Tel: 017 843 4000
    Fax: 017 843 4001
    Web: www.albertluthuli.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 559km²
    Description: The Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Gert Sibande District in the Mpumalanga Province. It is one of seven municipalities in the district. The municipality is named after the great leader of the people and the movement, ANC Chief Albert Luthuli. Carolina is the seat of the municipality.
     The N17 cuts through the south-eastern part of the area, as well as other regional mobility routes, namely the R36, R33 and R38. The majority of rural settlements occur in the eastern part of the municipality, with access provided by the R541, N17 and various secondary routes.
     Other key features include forestry areas in the central and southern areas of the CALLM, a river system, and the Nooitgedacht and Vygeboom Dams, as well as the edge of a greater wetland region. Economic activities that are dominant spatially in the municipality include agriculture, forestry and mining. Retail and services are concentrated in Carolina and also in smaller centres such as Elukwatini and eManzana (previously Badplaas).

    Cities/Towns: Carolina, Ekulindeni, Empuluzi, eManzana
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, mining, tourism, forestry, manufacturing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 41, EFF 4, DA 2, APC 1, IFP 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Dan Nkosi
    Other Members of Council: M W Mngomezulu (Speaker), L L Sidu (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr V N Mpila
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr P J Nhlabathi
    Communications Officer: Mr D Nhlabathi
    LED Officer: Ms W M Mkhwanazi
    Other Senior Management: S F Mndebele (Director: Corporate Services), Z F Mkhwanazi (Director: Community Services), D Modimogale (Director: Technical Services), K B Makgopa (Director: Public Safety), T E Lukhele (Director: Planning and Development)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 187 629186 010
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.1%36.5%
    Population 15 to 64 60.3%58.2%
    Population over 65 5.7%5.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 65.971.7
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 89.188.2
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.20%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a35.4%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a45.1%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 15.5%19.9%
    Matric 31.8%27.0%
    Higher education 5.8%6.3%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 53 48047 705
    Average household size 3.53.8
    Female headed households 48.4%49.3%
    Formal dwellings 80.2%76.5%
    Housing owned 77.8%56.3%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 19.2%18.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 15.0%19.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 11.6%22.6%
    Electricity for lighting 95.0%87.5%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates2 19336 32529 13131 158
    Service charges26 91538 85230 70729 443
    Investment revenue-1 7661 2381 863
    Transfers recognised - operational218 396189 904181 979161 928
    Other own revenue18 80026 75438 12830 435
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)266 305293 600281 183254 827
    Employee costs109 677117 131105 90895 987
    Remuneration of councillors12 54114 11313 35012 603
    Depreciation & asset impairment-36 93060 88694 509
    Finance charges1614 855762878
    Materials and bulk purchases50 23868 34845 97055 462
    Transfers and grants166--3 427
    Other expenditure60 376121 613131 984128 178
    Total Expenditure233 014372 990358 860391 045
    Surplus/(Deficit)33 291(79 390)(77 677)(136 218)
    Transfers recognised - capital12 500-111 382106 415
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions45 791(79 390)33 705(29 803)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year45 791(79 390)33 705(29 803)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure75 485147 493130 77996 878
    Transfers recognised - capital75 485147 493130 77996 878
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds75 485147 493130 77996 878
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets-126 630113 97270 463
    Total non current assets-952 286810 522749 563
    Total current liabilities-203 844164 30695 589
    Total non current liabilities-40 42227 88520 176
    Community wealth/Equity-834 650732 304704 262
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating96 544(15 303)134 30976 067
    Net cash from (used) investing(92 150)1 343(117 227)(77 203)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(741)357-
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end8 3253 93318 6341 195
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a52 303-9 059
    Irregular expendituren/a59 18359 18316 912
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a5 0261 868220
    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) 117 131105 90895 98781 366
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 14 11313 35012 60311 402
     
    Total Employee Positions 518451479406
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 4314443
    Total Vacancy Percentage 8.30%3.10%9.19%0.74%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 8887
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 25242218
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0651
    Community And Social Service Positions 8828363
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 2520
    Finance And Administration Positions 1159111284
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 03110
    Electricity Positions 118108
    Vacant Electricity Positions 2021
    Enviromental Protection Positions 31000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 55374025
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 14050
    Road Transport Positions 5274348
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0041
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 4419020
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 8000
    Waste Water Management Positions 200121418
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 14000
    Water Positions 0130147115
    Vacant Water Positions 00150
    Other Positions 161300
    Vacant Other Positions 3000

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a53.16n/a18.40
    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 47 70548 50748 00748 703
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 47 20547 20547 20647 902
    Inside the yard 33 51033 51033 01032 902
    Less than 200m from yard 3 8493 8493 84915 000
    More than 200m from yard 9 8469 84610 3470
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 47 20539 00033 6125 787

    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? YesYesYesNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 49 42149 24148 54148 541
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 17 6587 0008 1365 787

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/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 49 28249 28248 31547 638
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 11 14711 14710 6719 994
    Flush toilet - septic tank 79279200
    Ventilated pit latrine 18 19622 35822 35825 566
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 18 64714 48514 48511 277
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 2789 8009 0005 787

    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 12 85312 8539 9967 800
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 2789 0008 1366 856

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Furniture making project; E-learning project; Oshoek Cultural Village; Terra wind energy project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Dundonald shopping complex; Chief Albert Luthuli city development; Carolina Truck Inn; construction of Joy Christian School.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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