Nkandla Local Municipality (KZN286)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X161, Nkandla, 3855
    Physical: Lot 292, Maree Road, Nkandla
    Tel: 035 833 2000
    Fax: 035 833 0920
    Web: www.nkandla.org.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 828km²
    Description: The Nkandla Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the King Cetshwayo District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district.
     Nkandla has a claim to be the ‘cradle' of Zulu history. From Malandela to Shaka, to Dingane and Cetshwayo, Nkandla has been at the centre stage of the Zulu nation's history. The graves of King Malandela and Cetshwayo are at Nkandla.
     It consists mainly of tribal lands and state-owned land. The area has a wealth of undisturbed forests that boast mostly indigenous species. Nkandla Town offers the full array of urban development, albeit at a smaller scale compared to the majority of towns in KwaZulu-Natal.

    Cities/Towns: Nkandla
    Main Economic Sectors: Retail, agriculture
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  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: IFP 15, ANC 12
    Controlling Party: IFP
    Mayor: Mr Arthur Ntuli
    Other Members of Council: Arthur Ntuli (Mayor, and Budget and Treasury Office), Nonhlanhla Nzuza (Deputy Mayor), Sondelaphi Sibiya (Speaker), Bekokwakhe Dlomo (Technical Services and Corporate Services), Nonhlanhla Nzuza (Community and Economic Development Services)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: S Ntombela (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: S Ntombela
    Communications Officer: Mr T D Khanyile
    LED Officer: Ms N Ntshalintshali
    Other Senior Management: B Bhengu (Deputy CFO), N P Xulu (Director: Corporate Services), M N Mnyandu (Director: Technical Services), L S Jili (Director: Community Services), S Sibisi (PMS Manager), Z S Mthethwa (Executive Manager), D K Khuzwayo (Assistant Director: Social Services), T T Khumalo (Assistant Director: Protection Services), Z N Ntshalintshali (Assistant Director: Local Economic Development), N N Sikhakhane (Assistant Director: Civil Engineering), L S Buthelezi (Assistant Director: Electrical)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 114 284114 416
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 45.9%40.3%
    Population 15 to 64 48.6%53.6%
    Population over 65 5.5%6.1%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 105.886.6
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 82.579.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum -0.03%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a43.9%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a53.5%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 24.7%29.1%
    Matric 23.9%21.2%
    Higher education 4.9%4.8%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 21 83222 463
    Average household size 5.24.9
    Female headed households 63.0%63.1%
    Formal dwellings 17.0%31.8%
    Housing owned 87.3%54.6%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 5.5%8.1%
    Weekly refuse removal 4.0%7.8%
    Piped water inside dwelling 5.0%16.7%
    Electricity for lighting 76.9%44.6%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates20 02512 81811 1256 9121 667
    Service charges9 4527 9648 54911 4037 193
    Investment revenue5032 0779891 2881 588
    Transfers recognised - operational115 01686 87270 65154 26550 688
    Other own revenue23 4357 5392 8644 1543 333
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)168 431117 27094 17878 02364 469
    Employee costs36 97837 33538 50624 05415 986
    Remuneration of councillors8 1157 8967 5246 7315 459
    Depreciation & asset impairment-9 0668 2215 1444 672
    Finance charges-----
    Materials and bulk purchases11 5929 65510 9998 0738 031
    Transfers and grants--8 2132 0223 415
    Other expenditure71 39564 02627 45945 38127 906
    Total Expenditure128 080127 978100 92291 40565 468
    Surplus/(Deficit)40 351(10 708)(6 743)(13 382)(999)
    Transfers recognised - capital28 65257 18735 58229 32738 350
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions69 00346 48028 83915 94537 351
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year69 00346 48028 83915 94537 351
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure38 74668 79539 72152 46120 747
    Transfers recognised - capital38 71565 14039 72149 14820 747
    Public contributions & donations-----
    Borrowing-----
    Internally generated funds323 655-3 313-
    Total sources of capital funds38 74668 79539 72152 46120 747
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets14 93223 56617 36714 32158 912
    Total non current assets360 504329 125285 643310 756259 431
    Total current liabilities23 06436 74722 05618 44443 220
    Total non current liabilities4 9416 1954 6374 4334 158
    Community wealth/Equity347 432309 749276 317302 200270 965
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating34 41563 4647 73215 94541 598
    Net cash from (used) investing(36 341)(68 033)--(40 360)
    Net cash from (used) financing-----
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end2 5564 4829 05115 94547 091
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a3 309-8 155-
    Irregular expendituren/a14 67715 20430 76635 286
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a801511698
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 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) 37 33538 50624 05415 98611 554
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 7 8967 5246 7315 4594 872
     
    Total Employee Positions 12010610115266
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 2140253
    Total Vacancy Percentage 17.50%3.77%0.00%16.45%4.55%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55555
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11012
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 101313185
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 01051
    Community And Social Service Positions 1921212515
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 800110
    Finance And Administration Positions 3843332322
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 32080
    Electricity Positions 60000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 100000
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 00000
    Road Transport Positions 00000
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 40011
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00000
    Waste Management Positions 1024298018
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 10000
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 180000
    Vacant Other Positions 80000

    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? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 22 19521 82310 9728 5868 568
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 3031 2511 251990856

    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 1 5001 5001 5001 4001 382
    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

    Cooperatives support programmes; support to SMMEs; formation of Nkanfla business chamber; formalisation of informal traders.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Development of new trading centre; new FET college; King Cetshwayo's Grave; Inkosi Sigananda Shezi Grave; Nkandla Forest; Karkloof blue butterfly.
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