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: 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 the Transvaal, and areas that were previously under Venda and Gazankulu Bantustan's administration. It is comprised of four local municipalities: Musina, Mutale, Thulamela 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 that is predominantly rural. It is a legendary cultural hub, and a catalyst for agricultural and tourism development.
    Cities/Towns: Makhado, Musina, Thohoyandou
    Main Economic Sectors: Mining, community services, finance
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 48, DA 4, COPE 3, ACDP 2, PAC 1
    Mayor: T B Matibe
    Other 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 Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr L Muthivhi (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr A Thokoeng (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Matodzi Ralushai
    LED Officer: Mr Mushaphi Mukundi
    Other Senior Management: 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)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
    Population 1 294 722
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.90%
    Population 15 to 64 58.90%
    Population over 65 6.30%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 69.90
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 84.10
    Population Growth
    Per annum 0.78%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 38.70%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 50.60%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 17.70%
    Higher education 9.90%
    Matric 21.60%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 335 276
    Average household size 3.80
    Female headed households 52.60%
    Formal dwellings 87.70%
    Housing owned 64.00%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 13.90%
    Weekly refuse removal 13.70%
    Piped water inside dwelling 15.40%
    Electricity for lighting 87.20%

    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002013/142012/132011/12
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates---
    Service charges21 50680 23472 431
    Investment revenue8 5638 6768 265
    Transfers recognised - operational907 823581 818296 276
    Other own revenue35 19494 757656 114
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)973 086765 4861 033 086
    Employee costs385 881362 745318 852
    Remuneration of councillors11 3839 1318 593
    Depreciation & asset impairment61 584122 26464 646
    Finance charges--776
    Materials and bulk purchases34 18553 69661 262
    Transfers and grants30 345-154
    Other expenditure149 916116 982597 694
    Total Expenditure673 293664 8181 051 977
    Surplus/(Deficit)299 792100 667(18 890)
    Transfers recognised - capital498 936--
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets---
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions798 728100 667(18 890)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate---
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year798 728100 667(18 890)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure479 324385 822533 233
    Transfers recognised - capital476 184385 663464 618
    Public contributions & donations5160-
    Borrowing---
    Internally generated funds3 135-68 615
    Total sources of capital funds479 324385 822533 233
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets416 443311 980172 332
    Total non current assets(62 689)2 949 6702 219 519
    Total current liabilities249 424420 240517 692
    Total non current liabilities4346933 677
    Community wealth/Equity103 8972 840 7171 870 482
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating928 303465 917209 084
    Net cash from (used) investing(386 681)(380 495)(275 880)
    Net cash from (used) financing-715(4 674)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end546 72391 2395 101
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a--
    Irregular expendituren/a139 747185 965
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a695451
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 385 881362 745
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 11 3839 131
     
    Total Employee Positions 2 1471 984
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 9647
    Total Vacancy Percentage 4.47%2.37%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 76
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 21
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 4336
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 510
    Community And Social Service Positions 23011
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 691
    Finance And Administration Positions 24169
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 818
    Electricity Positions 00
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00
    Health Positions 037
    Vacant Health Positions 011
    Public Safety Positions 0137
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 05
    Road Transport Positions 03
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00
    Sport And Recreation Positions 01
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00
    Waste Management Positions 00
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00
    Waste Water Management Positions 0126
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00
    Water Positions 1 6261 542
    Vacant Water Positions 120
    Other Positions 016
    Vacant Other Positions 01

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
    2012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 253 030253 030
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 253 030253 030
    Inside the yard 46 43346 433
    Less than 200m from yard 167 419167 419
    More than 200m from yard 39 17839 178
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 140 09858 181

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 117 529113 028
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 46 66045 499
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00
    Ventilated pit latrine 70 86967 529
    Bucket system 00
    Other 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00

    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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