Emthanjeni Local Municipality (NC073)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 42, De Aar, 7000
    Physical: 45 Voortrekker Street, De Aar
    Tel: 053 632 9100
    Fax: 053 631 0105
    Web: www.emthanjeni.co.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 13 472km²
    Description: The Emthanjeni Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Pixley Ka Seme District in the Northern Cape Province. It is one of the eight municipalities that make up the district. It is located approximately 300km south-west of Kimberley, 440km south-east of Upington, 300km north-east of Beaufort West and 300km south-west of Bloemfontein.
     The municipality is the seat of the district. Emthanjeni, especially De Aar, is renowned for its central location on the main railway line between Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Namibia.

    Cities/Towns: Britstown, Burgerville, De Aar, Griesenkraal, Hanover
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (36%), transport (24%), finance (13%), trade (11%), agriculture (7%), electricity (4%), manufacturing (3%), construction (2%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, DA 5, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Mr Sipho Sthonga
    Other Members of Council: Sipho Sthonga (Mayor and LED), Monica Charmaine Kivedo, Henning Jakobus Rust, Nontobeko Patricia Mkontwana

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Isak Visser
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Moggamed Faried Manuel
    Communications Officer: Mr Isak Visser
    LED Officer: Mr Soyiso Mvandaba
    Other Senior Management: Mr Mark Jeremy Vincent Owies (Director: Infrastructure Services), Mr Michael Rueben Jack (Director: Community Services), Mrs Emily Vuyelwa Diamane (Acting Director: Corporate Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 45 40442 356
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 26.3%31.7%
    Population 15 to 64 67.9%62.5%
    Population over 65 5.8%5.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 47.360.1
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 97.795.8
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.58%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a28.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a37.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 17.4%11.0%
    Matric 26.9%24.7%
    Higher education 4.6%6.6%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 11 92310 457
    Average household size 3.83.9
    Female headed households 39.8%39.4%
    Formal dwellings 95.6%95.4%
    Housing owned 70.2%60.3%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 84.0%79.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 79.7%83.3%
    Piped water inside dwelling 53.5%59.8%
    Electricity for lighting 93.0%92.6%

    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 findingsQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates26 30022 07521 18517 323
    Service charges109 56697 74191 65579 884
    Investment revenue1 1639501 0301 595
    Transfers recognised - operational44 28739 55045 75243 510
    Other own revenue29 57734 33725 56013 836
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)210 892194 653185 183156 149
    Employee costs68 22566 86459 89456 440
    Remuneration of councillors4 3674 1264 1573 694
    Depreciation & asset impairment-61 38668 08468 925
    Finance charges6391 3371 6081 041
    Materials and bulk purchases61 90958 26349 12338 781
    Transfers and grants13 840225750305
    Other expenditure29 45266 23581 45047 181
    Total Expenditure178 432258 437265 066216 367
    Surplus/(Deficit)32 460(63 784)(79 883)(60 218)
    Transfers recognised - capital1 53514 69413 10211 451
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions33 995(49 091)(66 781)(48 767)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year33 995(49 091)(66 781)(48 767)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure9 66014 19421 45714 166
    Transfers recognised - capital9 06113 83315 31312 685
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds6003626 1441 482
    Total sources of capital funds9 66014 19421 45714 166
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets142 125125 401119 418126 894
    Total non current assets881 383883 982929 172976 913
    Total current liabilities105 10345 64339 67239 319
    Total non current liabilities1 91454 19852 91143 751
    Community wealth/Equity916 492909 543956 0061 020 737
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating30 99714 26913 04217 392
    Net cash from (used) investing(9 134)(13 008)(20 893)(13 688)
    Net cash from (used) financing(2 653)(2 777)(2 504)(2 231)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end20 806(1 283)28510 698
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a69 18195 73554 230
    Irregular expendituren/a10 59913 14123 092
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a-73799
    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) 66 86459 89456 44046 227
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 4 1264 1573 6943 421
     
    Total Employee Positions 454358335318
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 76100
    Total Vacancy Percentage 16.74%0.28%0.00%0.00%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5544
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 101199
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 0000
    Community And Social Service Positions 45757564
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 108736262
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 19000
    Electricity Positions 25232525
    Vacant Electricity Positions 5000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 25000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 1000
    Road Transport Positions 61362020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 16000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 261000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 6000
    Waste Management Positions 65729993
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 14000
    Waste Water Management Positions 24302020
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 5000
    Water Positions 211199
    Vacant Water Positions 8000
    Other Positions 39121212
    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/a74.84n/a63.18
    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 8 5208 5138 3988 310
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 8 1638 1568 0417 953
    Inside the yard 7 9747 9677 8527 764
    Less than 200m from yard 189189189189
    More than 200m from yard 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

    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 8 8878 8878 8878 887
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/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 8 5208 5138 3988 398
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 6 2586 2516 1366 136
    Flush toilet - septic tank 1 0311 0311 0231 023
    Ventilated pit latrine 14141414
    Bucket system 536536536536
    Other 324324332332
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

    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 8 2468 0948 0418 041
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 9892 7262 7262 859

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    N12 Corridor; town houses development; ostrich farms; ostrich abattoir; Transnet warehouse hub; new hospital.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Shopping mall; development of N10 and N12 Corridor; possible upgrading of railway station; upgrading of nature school and museum.
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