iLembe District Municipality (DC29)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 1788, KwaDukuza, 4450
    Physical: iLembe House, 59/61 Mahatma Ghandi Street, KwaDukuza
    Tel: 032 437 9300
    Fax: 032 437 9588
    Web: www.ilembe.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 260km²
    Description: The iLembe District Municipality is a Category C municipality situated on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal, bordering the Indian Ocean. It is the smallest of the province's district municipalities, making up a mere 3% of its geographical area.
     iLembe consists of four local municipalities located between Durban and Richards Bay: Mandeni, KwaDukuza, Maphumulo and Ndwedwe. The seat of iLembe is KwaDukuza (previously Stanger). The town straddles the Tugela River, the traditional border between former Colonial Natal and the Kingdom of Zululand, the site of historical and cultural events.
     The majority of the rural inland areas are tribal authority areas, characterised by subsistence farming. At the border of the district is the Unicity of Durban in the immediate south, which is linked by the coastal highway to Richards Bay in the north, giving it access to both harbours for trade purposes. It is also a leading place for the tourism industry because of its rich Zulu Kingdom heritage, as it was named in recognition of King Shaka.

    Cities/Towns: Dolphin Coast/Ballito, Isithebe, KwaDukuza, Mandeni, Ndwedwe, Nkwazi/Zinkwazi Beach
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 9, IFP 2, DA 1, EFF 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Mr Siduduzo Gumede
    Other Members of Council: M D Shandu (Deputy Mayor and Chairperson: Economic Development and Planning, Environmental Health and Safety), L Makhathini (Speaker), J Van Wyk (Chief Whip), Siduduzo Gumede (Infrastructure and Technical), S Oudhram (Chairperson: Finance), M A Maphumulo (Chairperson: Local, Public, Administration and Labour Relations), M S C Motala (Chairperson: Local Labour Forum), M Singh, M A Baardman

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mrs Nonhlanhla Gamede
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Emmanuel Ngcobo (Acting)
    Communications Officer: Zee Nqala
    LED Officer: Ms Cheryl Peters (Acting)
    Other Senior Management: Yvonne Mathonsi (Director: Corporate Governance), Kuhle Mthonjeni (Director: Technical Services), Geoffrey Khumalo (Director: Corporate Services), Thuthu Ngcobo (CEO)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 657 612606 809
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.8%33.8%
    Population 15 to 64 62.5%61.3%
    Population over 65 5.6%5.0%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 60.063.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.390.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.83%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a30.6%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a37.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.1%15.4%
    Matric 32.8%26.7%
    Higher education 6.3%6.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 191 369157 692
    Average household size 3.43.8
    Female headed households 47.1%45.8%
    Formal dwellings 73.9%64.4%
    Housing owned 69.6%56.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 20.4%22.5%
    Weekly refuse removal 32.5%34.4%
    Piped water inside dwelling 18.3%23.7%
    Electricity for lighting 84.9%71.4%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aClean audit outcomeClean audit outcomeFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges155 003145 001102 905101 507
    Investment revenue4 7693 6774 4555 229
    Transfers recognised - operational376 326356 772293 771275 728
    Other own revenue30 13334 09850 13620 860
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)566 231539 548451 267403 325
    Employee costs162 190161 903140 132103 978
    Remuneration of councillors9 7149 0697 0945 731
    Depreciation & asset impairment72 459(136 136)341 51525 033
    Finance charges8 44811 2479 2679 757
    Materials and bulk purchases131 160127 27572 29692 758
    Transfers and grants37 41635 29532 06845 606
    Other expenditure250 496198 533197 789138 929
    Total Expenditure671 882407 187800 161421 790
    Surplus/(Deficit)(105 651)132 362(348 895)(18 466)
    Transfers recognised - capital526 701340 835276 522313 445
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-(16 131)--
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions421 050457 066(72 373)294 979
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year421 050457 066(72 373)294 979
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure473 498354 581298 668296 292
    Transfers recognised - capital347 140241 713191 042179 171
    Public contributions & donations102 85676 28374 88888 052
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds23 50136 58532 73829 070
    Total sources of capital funds473 498354 581298 668296 292
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets301 323257 526184 396157 391
    Total non current assets1 994 7301 600 2621 155 3351 183 519
    Total current liabilities371 828287 398218 860155 915
    Total non current liabilities93 020119 53392 82495 416
    Community wealth/Equity1 831 2051 450 8561 028 0481 089 579
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating437 740342 735323 809212 123
    Net cash from (used) investing(585 517)(354 448)(298 688)(217 469)
    Net cash from (used) financing(6 653)(1 262)(2 959)(2 762)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(122 567)31 86347 05721 995
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a24 8779 25273
    Irregular expendituren/a2 5919 12916 331
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a13028269
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 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) 161 903140 132103 97891 098
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 9 0697 0945 7315 431
     
    Total Employee Positions 536640577477
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2649954
    Total Vacancy Percentage 0.37%10.00%17.16%11.32%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 5557
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 0142
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 23232521
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 2031
    Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 0000
    Finance And Administration Positions 180229197164
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0334911
    Electricity Positions 0000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 0000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 2923100
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 0110
    Health Positions 0000
    Vacant Health Positions 0000
    Public Safety Positions 0008
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 0001
    Road Transport Positions 0000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 0000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 0000
    Waste Management Positions 0000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0000
    Waste Water Management Positions 10508142
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00165
    Water Positions 194360241217
    Vacant Water Positions 0292024
    Other Positions 001818
    Vacant Other Positions 00610

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/a86.72n/a88.26
    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 217126 362124 462124 074
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 125 339124 484122 950122 850
    Inside the yard 35 88535 03034 51130 466
    Less than 200m from yard 78 56778 56775 48885 804
    More than 200m from yard 10 88710 88712 9516 580
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 2 83733 78428 90030 466

    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? YesYesYesYes
    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 125 900119 899117 328101 039
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 26 84226 84226 8429 738
    Flush toilet - septic tank 6 4606 4606 1006 100
    Ventilated pit latrine 84 71984 71982 87485 201
    Bucket system 0000
    Other 6 001000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 385385464546

    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

    Arts and crafts (Ballito Satellite Hub); vineyard and winery projects; National School Nutrition Programme; agro-processing facility; abattoir – feasibility survey of chicken broilers; tunnel farming; agri-hubs project.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Tourism: arts and crafts in Ballito and King Shaka Airport in Ballito; manufacturing: biodiesel.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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