Ubuntu Local Municipality (NC071)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X329, Victoria West, 7070
    Physical: 78 Church Street, Victoria West
    Tel: 053 621 0026
    Fax: 053 621 0368
    Web: www.ubuntu.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 20 389km²
    Description: The Ubuntu Local Municipality is a Category B municipality within the Pixley Ka Seme District in the Northern Cape Province. It is bordered by Kareeberg and Emthanjeni in the north, the Western Cape and Eastern Cape Provinces in the south, the Eastern Cape in the east, and the Namakwa District in the west.
     It is the largest of the eight municipalities that make up the district, accounting for almost a quarter of its geographical area. Its seat is Victoria West.

    Cities/Towns: Hutchinson, Loxton, Richmond, Victoria West
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 3, DA 2, INDEPENDENT 2
    Controlling Party: Hung Municipality
    Mayor: P Jantjie

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Xolani (Acting)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 19 47118 601
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 27.7%33.3%
    Population 15 to 64 66.8%61.1%
    Population over 65 5.5%5.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 49.763.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 101.198.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.04%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a29.1%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a34.8%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 11.8%16.4%
    Matric 23.1%18.7%
    Higher education 3.9%6.0%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 6 0345 129
    Average household size 3.23.5
    Female headed households 33.7%34.6%
    Formal dwellings 92.9%87.6%
    Housing owned 68.8%54.7%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 74.6%64.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 74.9%66.6%
    Piped water inside dwelling 46.3%49.2%
    Electricity for lighting 89.6%84.8%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Disclaimer of audit opinionQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates9 4356 0022 4426 007
    Service charges17 06720 35618 43815 861
    Investment revenue261249189228
    Transfers recognised - operational30 35529 53530 11521 970
    Other own revenue5 45554 54156 02721 971
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)62 574110 683107 21166 038
    Employee costs25 98826 54824 73223 347
    Remuneration of councillors2 7482 5202 3592 194
    Depreciation & asset impairment11 1346 1165 9495 846
    Finance charges2 0041 4919001 111
    Materials and bulk purchases15 08713 57414 03812 273
    Transfers and grants-1986 8501 317
    Other expenditure13 23561 18560 55030 014
    Total Expenditure70 195111 633115 37976 102
    Surplus/(Deficit)(7 621)(950)(8 168)(10 064)
    Transfers recognised - capital2 1139 48912 0708 718
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions(5 508)8 5393 902(1 346)
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year(5 508)8 5393 902(1 346)
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure2 25211 15512 5139 049
    Transfers recognised - capital2 11311 15512 0707 889
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds139-4431 160
    Total sources of capital funds2 25211 15512 5139 049
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets44 43433 64921 6754 799
    Total non current assets146 819157 503152 209149 810
    Total current liabilities48 59735 11625 81921 381
    Total non current liabilities8 5678 8999 4678 469
    Community wealth/Equity134 089147 137138 598124 760
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating(4 386)11 82412 1808 932
    Net cash from (used) investing-(10 830)(12 354)(9 497)
    Net cash from (used) financing(247)(460)399(346)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end(2 494)336(198)(423)
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure-45 93346 1859 198
    Irregular expenditure8195 79612 6779 891
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure3377854245
    SOURCES71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

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

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 25 98826 54824 73223 34720 059
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 2 7482 5202 3592 1941 857
     
    Total Employee Positions 160162306287234
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 52494811483
    Total Vacancy Percentage 32.50%30.25%15.69%39.72%35.47%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 54544
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 43100
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 12242
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 01020
    Community And Social Service Positions 221991411
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 32230
    Finance And Administration Positions 4040917676
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 121292322
    Electricity Positions 66979
    Vacant Electricity Positions 33302
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 1414141419
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 31003
    Road Transport Positions 16161602
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 66600
    Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 181515330
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 555160
    Waste Water Management Positions 1515152010
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 770100
    Water Positions 161616173
    Vacant Water Positions 99440
    Other Positions 7151149898
    Vacant Other Positions 00185656

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

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/a82.37n/a72.63
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 3995 3995 3325 3295 286
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 5 2465 2465 1795 1765 133
    Inside the yard 4 9424 9424 9424 9424 899
    Less than 200m from yard 304304237234234
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8231 8101 8861 632

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoYesYesNoYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 3995 3994 3304 3303 955
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8231 8101 8861 632

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 1435 1434 6934 4143 577
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 3 8753 8753 4633 4632 628
    Flush toilet - septic tank 602602564564562
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 513513513234234
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8231 8101 8861 632

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 5 1765 1765 1765 1765 133
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 8231 8231 8101 8861 632

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

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