Ngqushwa Local Municipality (EC126)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 539, Peddie, 5640
    Physical: Erf 313, Main Road, Peddie
    Tel: 040 673 3095
    Fax: 040 673 3771
    Web: www.ngqushwamun.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 2 241km²
    Description: The Ngqushwa Local Municipality is a Category B municipality. It is one of the six municipalities within the jurisdiction of the Amathole District Municipality, situated within the Eastern Cape Province.
     It is bordered by the Keiskamma River to the east and the Great Fish River to the west. The southern boundary comprises part of the coastline of the Indian Ocean. Ngqushwa is one of the smaller municipalities in the district, accounting for 10% of its geographical area. It is predominantly rural in nature.

    Cities/Towns: Hamburg, Peddie
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 20, EFF 2, DA 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Mnikelo Tempile Siwisa
    Other Members of Council: Mrs Nombuyiselo Ethelina Magingxa (Speaker), Mr Fumanekile Phumaphi (Chief Whip), Mrs Zuziwe Regina Nduneni (Portfolio Head: Community Services), Mr Libele Kolisi (Portfolio Head: Technical Services), Mr Fumanekile Phumaphi (Portfolio Head: Budget and Treasury), Mr Sanga Siyabulela Maneli (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), Mr Nzuzo Mquqo (MPAC Chairperson)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Thandekile Mnyimba
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr Velile Castro Makedama
    Communications Officer: Ms Ncumisa Cakwe
    LED Officer: Ms Johanne Ngwanduli
    Other Senior Management: Mr S Mnweba (Acting Executive Manager: Community Services), Ms N C Mazwayi (Executive Manager: Corporate Services), Mr Luzuko Govui (Acting Executive Manager: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 63 69465 248
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 31.1%29.9%
    Population 15 to 64 60.8%58.3%
    Population over 65 8.1%11.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 64.671.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 88.988.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.55%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 7.8%14.1%
    Matric 21.4%14.5%
    Higher education 5.3%3.7%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 17 14919 471
    Average household size 3.73.1
    Female headed households 51.7%51.0%
    Formal dwellings 72.9%71.6%
    Housing owned 70.7%80.9%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 8.0%5.0%
    Weekly refuse removal 8.8%7.2%
    Piped water inside dwelling 7.2%6.5%
    Electricity for lighting 96.0%91.4%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Qualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates17 13710 7229 82123 669
    Service charges572536526451
    Investment revenue1 255820746961
    Transfers recognised - operational88 91975 68671 33950 787
    Other own revenue6 3174 9934 6295 532
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)114 20192 75687 06181 400
    Employee costs47 79744 96848 98828 492
    Remuneration of councillors7 7588 1699 3816 234
    Depreciation & asset impairment13 65220 06516 89415 859
    Finance charges3 675--22
    Materials and bulk purchases--7523 885
    Transfers and grants--2 9733 290
    Other expenditure47 84545 76550 93638 436
    Total Expenditure120 728118 968129 92496 218
    Surplus/(Deficit)(6 527)(26 212)(42 863)(14 817)
    Transfers recognised - capital23 48430 61527 76520 887
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions16 9574 403(15 098)6 070
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year16 9574 403(15 098)6 070
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure37 50125 38946 06612 121
    Transfers recognised - capital23 48424 76329 6295 236
    Public contributions & donations--16 437-
    Borrowing10 171---
    Internally generated funds3 847626-6 884
    Total sources of capital funds37 50125 38946 06612 121
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets34 39323 51034 67653 348
    Total non current assets201 933185 376190 578170 832
    Total current liabilities32 81341 70035 67635 080
    Total non current liabilities9 8685 6669 1041 740
    Community wealth/Equity193 645161 520180 475187 362
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating26 11415 228189 34727 765
    Net cash from (used) investing(24 181)(22 380)46 193(11 924)
    Net cash from (used) financing(895)(1 303)(9 634)(150)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end1 201164250 27424 368
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure8 84022 5001 400-
    Irregular expenditure54 44028 52437 09416 066
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure11235705 845
    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) 47 79744 96848 98828 49225 759
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 7588 1699 3816 2346 433
     
    Total Employee Positions 174156136143160
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2619272
    Total Vacancy Percentage 14.94%12.18%1.47%4.90%1.25%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55455
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11212
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2222222215
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 24000
    Community And Social Service Positions 0004837
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 00000
    Finance And Administration Positions 4346373945
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 58030
    Electricity Positions 32122
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 14272200
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 02000
    Road Transport Positions 261916012
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 93000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 11100
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 6034332744
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 91030
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 00000
    Vacant Other Positions 00000

    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/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 19 81019 54519 35217 62017 320
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4 0903 7873 5004 6723 740

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    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 15 00015 00014 807330246
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 4041 993000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Agriculture and fisheries: Aquaculture Project (oyster farm and kob farm in Hamburg), Tomato Project (Cape Concentrate Tomatoes), ostrich farm.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Irrigation schemes along Fish River; Hamburg Artist Residency; R72 and N2 Corridor; Great Fish River Nature Reserve; Bingqala Pineapple Farm; caravan park in Hamburg; ostrich farm.
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