VHEMBE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY (DC34)
Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou, 0950Physical:
Government Complex, Thohoyandou Ring Road Street, ThohoyandouTel:
015 960 2000Fax:
015 962 1017Web: www.vhembe.gov.za
Vhembe District Municipality is 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. It includes areas that were previously under Venda and Gazankulu Bantustan's administration and also the Transvaal. It is comprised of four local municipalities: Musina, Mutale, Thulamela and Makhado, and the main towns of Thohoyandou, Musina and Makhado. The District Municipal offices, as well as the Thulamela Local Municipality offices, are located in the town of Thohoyandou. It covers a geographical area which is predominantly rural. It is a legendary cultural hub and a catalyst for agri- and tourism development.
, Makhado (Louis Trichardt), Musina (Messina), ThohoyandouMain Economic Sectors:
Agriculture, mining and tourism.
1 294 722Households:
335 276Population Growth:
0.78% p.a Unemployment Rate:
Political ManagementComposition of Council:
ANC 20, COPE 1, DA 1, PAC 1Mayor:
T B MatibeOther Members of Council:
M L Manyuha (Technical Portfolio Head), M E Ramoyada (Finance Portfolio Head), M D Mboyi (Corporate Portfolio Head), M P Themba (Planning Portfolio Head), S E Makhomisane (Community Services Portfolio Head)
Administrative ManagementMunicipal Manager:
Mr Thomas MakumuleChief Financial Officer:
Ms Linda RamatlhapeCommunications Officer:
Matodzi RalushaiLED Officer:
Mr Mushaphi MukundiOther Senior Managment:
Midas Mudau (GM: Planning), Alex Nemakonde (GM: Community Services), N A Todani (Acting GM: Corporate Services), Shumani Razwiedani (GM: Office of the Executive Mayor), N F Tshivhengwa (GM: Technical Services)
Audit Results Audit Outcome 2010/11:
Qualified audit opinionAudit Outcome 2009/10:
Qualified audit opinionBlue Drop Score 2012:
74.85Blue Drop Score 2011:
45.06Green Drop Score 2011:
Notices are placed in district offices and adverts are placed in regional weekly newspapers and national newspapers.
LED ActivitiesKey Projects:
Awelani Community Tourism at Makuya Village (Mutale Municipality), Tshakhuma Fresh Produce Market, and Makuya cattle feedlot.Key Investment Opportunities:
To promote and support socio-economic development initiatives in the district: Awelani Community Tourism Project and agricultural landing equipment depot.
Links/ResourcesMunicipal TendersMunicipal VacanciesSources:
Local Government Handbook Survey – October 2012.
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