Thulamela Local Municipality (LIM343)

Part of Thulamela Local Municipality was merged into Collins Chabane Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here reflect Thulamela Local Municipality before the merger.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X5066, Thohoyandou, 0950
    Physical: Thohoyandou Civic Centre, Old Agriven Building, Thohoyandou
    Tel: 015 962 7500
    Fax: 015 962 4020
    Web: www.thulamela.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 5 834km²
    Description: The Thulamela Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Vhembe District in the far north of the Limpopo Province. The Kruger National Park forms the boundary in the east, while sharing the border with Makhado in the south and south-west.
     It is the smallest municipality of four in the district, making up 10% of its geographical area. It is the largest municipality in the province in terms of population. The name Thulamela is a Karanga word meaning ‘the place of giving birth'.

    Cities/Towns: Thohoyandou
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 64, EFF 8, DA 4, PAC 2, ACDP 1, COPE 1, IRC 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Avhashoni Tshifhango
    Other Members of Council: A S Tshifhango (Exco Chairperson), H P Mulovhedzi (Speaker), N L R Tshivhase (Chief Whip), L Netshipise (Portfolio Head: Legislation, Land Use Management and Traditional Affairs), M Netshifhefhe (Portfolio Head: Housing and Electricity), J Davhana (Portfolio Head: Corporate Services), T P Malada (Portfolio Head: Roads, Storm Water and Sanitation), T E Netshisaulu (Portfolio Head: Education, Sports, Arts and Culture), N Nemaranzhe (Portfolio Head: IDP and LED), T J Raluswinga (Portfolio Head: Environment, Health, Safety and Security), S S Mulaudzi (Portfolio Head: Special Programmes – Youth, Disabled and Gender), N G Mahosi (Portfolio Head: Finance)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr H E Maluleke
    Chief Financial Officer: Ms A M Madzhie
    Communications Officer: Mr Nndwamato Tshiila
    LED Officer: Mr Mulalo Nemakonde
    Other Senior Management: Mrs M M Matshivha (Senior Manager: Corporate Services), Mr M S Madi (Acting Senior Manager: Community Services), Mr H E Nemadzhilili (Acting Senior Manager: Planning and Development), Mr M E Muneri (Senior Manager: Roads and Water Services), Mr M R Dzivhani (Senior Manager: Housing and Electricity)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 497 237459 987
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.9%34.0%
    Population 15 to 64 61.5%59.8%
    Population over 65 4.6%6.2%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 62.567.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 84.683.6
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.77%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 8.7%14.3%
    Matric 28.6%23.1%
    Higher education 12.5%12.4%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 130 320116 509
    Average household size 3.83.9
    Female headed households 50.4%52.2%
    Formal dwellings 91.2%91.4%
    Housing owned 87.0%70.8%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 11.8%11.4%
    Weekly refuse removal 17.6%13.4%
    Piped water inside dwelling 9.1%16.9%
    Electricity for lighting 96.5%88.3%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/14
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates50 29046 87841 71235 148
    Service charges53 40150 56646 99543 502
    Investment revenue27 35524 01618 31315 663
    Transfers recognised - operational357 310501 427346 104300 090
    Other own revenue65 57556 210158 84758 704
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)553 930679 096611 971453 107
    Employee costs209 801201 572193 057172 721
    Remuneration of councillors24 13424 81823 47422 164
    Depreciation & asset impairment-447 40060 05647 114
    Finance charges3558782 6981 357
    Materials and bulk purchases----
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure158 185242 379346 572194 516
    Total Expenditure392 475917 047625 857437 872
    Surplus/(Deficit)161 455(237 951)(13 887)15 234
    Transfers recognised - capital-125 084174 265146 051
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions161 455(112 866)160 378161 285
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year161 455(112 866)160 378161 285
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure159 748262 259235 714147 787
    Transfers recognised - capital84 591252 800128 317122 755
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds75 1579 459107 39725 032
    Total sources of capital funds159 748262 259235 714147 787
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets496 576514 526510 338502 225
    Total non current assets1 753 0811 587 2861 252 787990 510
    Total current liabilities96 642131 284105 200154 231
    Total non current liabilities3 65623 89320 41832 888
    Community wealth/Equity2 149 3591 946 6351 637 5061 305 615
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating76 991404 938(406 689)9 248
    Net cash from (used) investing(159 748)(258 408)(1 247)(59 876)
    Net cash from (used) financing-(28 374)(35 000)12 000
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end366 695431 422(189 272)253 664
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a-14 372-
    Irregular expendituren/a1 4251 88027
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a768479103
    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) 201 572193 057172 721143 238113 888
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 24 81823 47422 16420 41218 747
     
    Total Employee Positions 647630573891657
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 1835367130
    Total Vacancy Percentage 2.78%0.48%0.87%41.19%19.79%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 77777
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 22002
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2424252424
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 21245
    Community And Social Service Positions 001046062
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 000012
    Finance And Administration Positions 11811887116152
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 0011841
    Electricity Positions 353579244
    Vacant Electricity Positions 4002918
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 1581587100
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 80000
    Road Transport Positions 81818476114
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 102640
    Sport And Recreation Positions 422912013253
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 100210
    Waste Management Positions 1821786838482
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 0003082
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 0000119
    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/a0.00n/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    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 106 80196 46793 70888 16186 873
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 22 89726 49118 58714 73213 606

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    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 55 29649 70049 70049 64042 610
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 22 89726 49118 58700

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

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Tshifudi Achaar Project; Phiphidi Waterfall; Mukumbani Waterfall; Nandoni Dam; Lake Fundudzi; Mabudashango Hiking Trails.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Thavhani Mall Development; Sibasa Taxi Rank (new); Shangoni Gate Development (Malamulele); Malamulele Mall Development; Malamulele Business Sites.
  • LINKS/RESOURCES
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