Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality (KZN436)

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Ingwe Local Municipality and Kwa Sani Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information is not yet available for the new municipality. View historical information for Ingwe Local Municipality and Kwa Sani Local Municipality.


    Contact Details

    Physical: Main Street, Creighton, 3263
    Tel: 039 833 1038
    Fax: 039 833 1179
    Web: www.ndz.gov.za

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 3 602km²
    Description: The Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the southern part of KwaZulu-Natal within the Harry Gwala District, which borders on the Eastern Cape and Lesotho. It is the largest municipality of four in the district, accounting for just over a third of its geographical area. It was established by the amalgamation of the Ingwe and Kwa Sani Local Municipalities in August 2016.
     The municipality fulfils the role of being the administrative and commercial centre for the district. The rest of the municipal area consists of tribal lands, which dominate the area. The municipality is known for the World Heritage Site of Ukhahlamba.

    Cities/Towns: Creighton, Himeville, Underberg
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
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    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 23, DA 3, IFP 2, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Ms Ngeneleni Mncwabe
    Other Members of Council: P P Shange (Deputy Mayor), M B Banda (Speaker)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr N C Vezi
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr M Mzimela
    Population 118 480110 084
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 39.7%38.2%
    Population 15 to 64 56.0%56.8%
    Population over 65 4.3%5.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 78.676.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 91.988.9
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.67%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 8.2%12.9%
    Matric 21.2%18.2%
    Higher education 4.5%4.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 29 61826 175
    Average household size 4.03.9
    Female headed households 52.6%55.0%
    Formal dwellings 38.2%35.7%
    Housing owned 68.0%57.1%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 7.0%10.3%
    Weekly refuse removal 16.3%10.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 9.6%15.8%
    Electricity for lighting 83.3%54.4%

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

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