Vhembe District Municipality (DC34)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou, 0950
    Physical: Government Complex, Thohoyandou Ring Road, Thohoyandou
    Tel: 015 960 2000
    Fax: 015 962 1017
    Web: www.vhembe.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 25 597km²
    Description: The Vhembe District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the northern part of the Limpopo Province. It shares borders with Zimbabwe and Botswana in the north-west and Mozambique in the south-east through the Kruger National Park. The Limpopo River valley forms the border between the district and its international neighbours.
     The district includes the Transvaal, and areas that were previously under Venda and Gazankulu Bantustan's administration. It is comprised of four local municipalities: Musina, Thulamela, Makhado and Collins Chabane. The district municipal offices are located in the town of Thohoyandou.
     It covers a geographical area that is predominantly rural. It is a legendary cultural hub, and a catalyst for agricultural and tourism development.

    Cities/Towns: Makhado, Malamulele, Musina, Thohoyandou
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, community services, finance
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 19, EFF 3, DA 2 (40% PR Seats)
    Management information has been updated since the 3 August 2016 local government elections.
    Mayor: Ms F F Radzilani
    Other Members of Council: Freda Nkondo (Speaker), Sampson Ratshivhanda Ndou (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Nare Ngoepe (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr N J Raphela (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 393 9491 294 722
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.2%34.9%
    Population 15 to 64 61.0%58.9%
    Population over 65 4.7%6.3%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 63.869.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 85.884.1
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.68%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a38.7%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a50.6%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 14.4%17.7%
    Matric 25.0%21.6%
    Higher education 9.6%9.9%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 382 357335 276
    Average household size 3.63.8
    Female headed households 51.0%52.6%
    Formal dwellings 86.3%87.7%
    Housing owned 76.9%64.0%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 16.0%13.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 16.5%13.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 7.4%15.4%
    Electricity for lighting 94.6%87.2%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aAdverse audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges46 09987 64687 01180 234
    Investment revenue12 02311 66411 2448 676
    Transfers recognised - operational483 8991 057 013931 546581 818
    Other own revenue10 40535 4301 25794 757
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)552 4261 191 7541 031 059765 486
    Employee costs338 398407 626678 095362 745
    Remuneration of councillors9 452-11 3079 131
    Depreciation & asset impairment-77 0436 590122 264
    Finance charges-1 068--
    Materials and bulk purchases15 766162 53572 34653 696
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure101 365279 184262 720116 982
    Total Expenditure464 981927 4561 031 059664 818
    Surplus/(Deficit)87 445264 298-100 667
    Transfers recognised - capital192 745---
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions280 190264 298-100 667
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year280 190264 298-100 667
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure250 338374 923818 129385 822
    Transfers recognised - capital249 862374 923818 129385 663
    Public contributions & donations476--160
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds250 338374 923818 129385 822
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets733 274483 140471 029311 980
    Total non current assets-3 456 8183 478 1742 949 670
    Total current liabilities449 450676 266534 489420 240
    Total non current liabilities-9042 156693
    Community wealth/Equity283 8233 262 7883 412 5572 840 717
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating479 947392 451(88 008)465 917
    Net cash from (used) investing(312 141)(374 923)(655 180)(380 495)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(3 334)-715
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end406 74285 884(651 950)91 239
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a258 008112 414-
    Irregular expendituren/a204 97538 195139 747
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a31 1326 096695
    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) 407 626678 095362 745318 852
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) -11 3079 1318 593
     
    Total Employee Positions 2 2891 8212 1411 984
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 78699047
    Total Vacancy Percentage 3.41%3.79%4.20%2.37%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 6666
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 4111
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 37373836
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 74010
    Community And Social Service Positions 15616923011
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 13691
    Finance And Administration Positions 27817424169
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 661818
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0000
    Health Positions 280037
    Vacant Health Positions 70011
    Public Safety Positions 13500137
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 11005
    Road Transport Positions 0003
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 2001
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 1000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 000126
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 0000
    Water Positions 1 6471 4351 6261 542
    Vacant Water Positions 410120
    Other Positions 00016
    Vacant Other Positions 0001

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a39.33n/a74.85
    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 249 824249 322249 322253 030
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 249 824249 322249 322253 030
    Inside the yard 71 29870 79670 79646 433
    Less than 200m from yard 150 292150 292150 292167 419
    More than 200m from yard 28 23428 23428 23439 178
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 140 098140 098140 09858 181

    Electricity
    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? NoNoNoYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    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 127 994123 489117 529113 028
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 51 46548 62046 66045 499
    Flush toilet - septic tank 0000
    Ventilated pit latrine 76 52974 86970 86967 529
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 0000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 0000

    Solid Waste Services
    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
    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

    Awelani community tourism at Makuya Village (Mutale Municipality); Tshakhuma Fresh Produce Market; Makuya cattle feedlot.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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