OR Tambo District Municipality (DC15)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X6043, Mthata, 5100
    Physical: OR Tambo House, Nelson Mandela Drive, Myezo Park, Mthata
    Tel: 047 501 6400
    Fax: 047 532 6518
    Web: www.ortambodm.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 12 096km²
    Description: The OR Tambo District Municipality is a Category C municipality located to the east of the Eastern Cape Province, on the coastline. It is bordered by the Alfred Nzo District Municipality to the north, the Joe Gqabi District Municipality to the north-west, the Amathole District Municipality to the south-west, and the Chris Hani District Municipality to the west.
     The municipality is formed by five local municipalities: King Sabata Dalindyebo, Nyandeni, Mhlontlo, Port St Johns and Ingquza Hill. It covers about 80% of what used to be marginalised homeland in the Transkei, and is one of the four Integrated Sustainable Rural Development Programme (ISRDP) nodes in the province.

    Cities/Towns: Flagstaff, Libode, Lusikisiki, Mqanduli, Mthatha (previously Umtata), Ngqeleni, Port St Johns, Qumbu, Tsolo
    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (55%), trade (18.5%), finance (16.9%), agriculture (3.5%), transport (3.1%), manufacturing (2.8%), construction (2.7%)
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 18, UDM 2, AIC 1, CI 1, DA 1, EFF 1 (40% PR Seats)
    Mayor: Ms Nomakhosazana Meth
    Other Members of Council: Robert Nogumla (Deputy Mayor), Xolile Nkompela (Speaker), Thokozile Sokhanyile (Chief Whip), M Syakholwa (MMC: Community Services), W Ngozi (MMC: Infrastructure), N Pepping (MMC: Corporate Services), N Dyule (MMC: Special Programmes), L Mambila (MMC: Technical Services), Nonkoliso Ngqongwa (MMC: Budget and Treasury), M C Socikwa (MMC: Rural, Economic, Developmental and Planning), Dumisani Mjokovana (MMC: Human Settlements), William Ngozi (MMC: Water and Sanitation), Mandisa Giyose (MayCo)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Owen Hlazo (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr M Moleko
    Communications Officer: Mr Rooiland (Acting)
    LED Officer: Mr S Buso (Acting)
    Other Senior Management: Mr O N Hlazo (Director: Water and Sanitation Services), Ms N T Somana (Director: Community Services), Ms N Msebi (Director: Technical Services), Mr S Buso (Acting Director: Rural Economic Development and Planning)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 1 457 3841 366 045
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 38.9%39.0%
    Population 15 to 64 56.5%55.4%
    Population over 65 4.5%5.6%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 76.980.5
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 87.485.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.47%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 13.9%17.0%
    Matric 18.0%15.1%
    Higher education 6.4%6.5%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 314 080298 531
    Average household size 4.64.3
    Female headed households 57.1%57.9%
    Formal dwellings 43.6%43.4%
    Housing owned 78.9%61.5%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 9.4%10.6%
    Weekly refuse removal 9.0%10.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 6.4%8.9%
    Electricity for lighting 83.6%70.1%

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


  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionDisclaimer of audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates----
    Service charges251 747195 346-150 061
    Investment revenue35 41835 170-19 055
    Transfers recognised - operational674 226--1 557 107
    Other own revenue133 355145 261-130 061
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)1 094 746375 777-1 856 284
    Employee costs365 965393 340-281 892
    Remuneration of councillors17 72217 643-11 310
    Depreciation & asset impairment-263 916-216 624
    Finance charges-459-2 343
    Materials and bulk purchases87 74143 845-63 107
    Transfers and grants44 68745 375-50 511
    Other expenditure380 376517 273-788 689
    Total Expenditure896 4921 281 851-1 414 477
    Surplus/(Deficit)198 254(906 074)-441 808
    Transfers recognised - capital972 0211 307 347--
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions1 170 275401 273-441 808
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year1 170 275401 273-441 808
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure1 012 164---
    Transfers recognised - capital947 960---
    Public contributions & donations64 203---
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds----
    Total sources of capital funds1 012 164---
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assetsn/a577 044-414 570
    Total non current assetsn/a4 830 734-3 568 103
    Total current liabilitiesn/a480 695-410 358
    Total non current liabilitiesn/a52 306-11 653
    Community wealth/Equityn/a4 874 776-3 560 661
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating1 089 179616 172-615 256
    Net cash from (used) investing(1 086 802)(586 211)-(603 584)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(124)-(501)
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end339 245369 437-204 255
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a18 300223 1835 091
    Irregular expendituren/a1 568 63993 848178 861
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a4 89319 3542 427
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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) 393 340-281 892253 483216 042
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 17 643-11 31014 4259 375
     
    Total Employee Positions 1 6201 6661 2791 006858
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 4654641911146
    Total Vacancy Percentage 28.70%27.85%1.49%11.03%5.36%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 1313131315
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 37720
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 7878787774
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 192012120
    Community And Social Service Positions 33318898
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 11045
    Finance And Administration Positions 322322180201295
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 17116606541
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 15015038430
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 109109000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 96963350
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 4040020
    Road Transport Positions 00020
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 99340
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 66020
    Waste Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 00000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 790836883573376
    Vacant Water Positions 000240
    Other Positions 1591592000
    Vacant Other Positions 116115000

    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/a39.88n/a22.70
    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 319 814319 385319 340298 131290 578
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 272 231271 802271 802250 548246 745
    Inside the yard 63 36362 93462 93462 93460 327
    Less than 200m from yard 47 72745 08545 08575 19974 699
    More than 200m from yard 161 141163 783163 783112 415111 719
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 153 000105 757271 802250 548246 745

    Electricity
    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
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/an/a0
    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 326 175317 043278 128230 625196 234
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 33 55430 77030 77030 77034 570
    Flush toilet - septic tank 22 44420 37320 3737 9007 856
    Ventilated pit latrine 238 152233 875194 960159 930121 783
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 153 000105 757246 103198 600164 209

    Solid Waste Services
    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
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Special economic zones; agri-parks; enterprise development centre.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Cooperatives development: OR Tambo Massive Poultry Egg Production Cooperatives Public Private Partnership (CPPP); grain production and maize milling in Mqanduli; forestry development: Langeni Timber Cluster; SMME Incubation: Transido SMME Hub in Mthatha; Mlengane ecotourism venture in Libode; Nduli Nature Reserve: regional conference facility and accommodation; Magwa Falls in Lusikisiki; Mbotyi Campsite in Lusikisiki.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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