Greater Giyani Local Municipality (LIM331)

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: Private Bag X9559, Giyani, 0826
    Physical: BA 59/2 Giyani Main Road, Opposite Nkensani Hospital, Giyani
    Tel: 015 811 5500
    Fax: 015 812 2068
    Web: www.greatergiyani.gov.za

    Resident Queries

    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 4 172km²
    Description: The Greater Giyani Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Mopani District in the Limpopo Province. It is one of five municipalities in the district. It was established in terms of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa of 1996, the Municipality Demarcation Act of 1998, and Section 12 Notice issued in terms of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act of 1998.
     The town of Giyani was established in 1969 and is regarded as the ‘place where the people dance and land of the friendly people'. It is the administrative and commercial centre of the Mopani District and also the former capital of Gazankulu. Giyani is also rich in cultural history, with royal families dating back as far as 1822.
     Giyani is located approximately 185km from Polokwane (previously Pietersburg), 100km from Thohoyandou and 550km from Pretoria. Its eastern section borders on the world-famous Kruger National Park. The municipality is demarcated into 30 wards and has 60 councillors. The 10 traditional authority areas comprise 91 villages.
     Giyani Town is the largest and most densely populated centre, featuring the most employment opportunities, as well as the best shopping and recreational facilities. The labour force consists of skilled, semi-skilled and a large percentage of unskilled people.

    Cities/Towns: Giyani
    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism, retail, transport
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 51, EFF 5, APC 2, DA 2, NIP 1, XP 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Sasavona Salva Mathebula
    Other Members of Council: M P Hlungwani (Speaker), M R Mashale (Chief Whip)

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr M C Chaamano (Acting)
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr R H Maluleke
    Communications Officer: Mr S S Mavunda
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 256 127244 217
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 34.3%36.8%
    Population 15 to 64 60.9%57.4%
    Population over 65 4.8%5.8%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 64.374.2
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 79.979.4
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.08%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/a47.0%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/a61.2%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 20.5%25.0%
    Matric 22.5%20.7%
    Higher education 8.5%7.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 70 47763 548
    Average household size 3.63.8
    Female headed households 56.6%57.3%
    Formal dwellings 87.0%88.0%
    Housing owned 83.6%69.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 11.4%11.9%
    Weekly refuse removal 11.5%11.7%
    Piped water inside dwelling 10.3%13.4%
    Electricity for lighting 92.5%89.0%

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

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME Audit not finalised at legislated dateQualified audit opinionQualified audit opinionAdverse audit opinion
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates30 67628 66827 15628 318
    Service charges4 2373 9533 8313 945
    Investment revenue13 40114 8945 7845 150
    Transfers recognised - operational226 341177 668151 385136 021
    Other own revenue16 0677 65013 43314 024
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)290 722232 833201 588187 458
    Employee costs108 05794 20289 40072 920
    Remuneration of councillors18 27418 57316 98016 650
    Depreciation & asset impairment20 36214 40622 50320 376
    Finance charges---278
    Materials and bulk purchases25 7777 88914 6904 174
    Transfers and grants----
    Other expenditure120 35821 80276 33465 997
    Total Expenditure292 828156 872219 907180 394
    Surplus/(Deficit)(2 106)75 961(18 319)7 064
    Transfers recognised - capital105 70179 48164 62635 282
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions103 594155 44246 30742 346
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year103 594155 44246 30742 346
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure63 93788 48570 82640 753
    Transfers recognised - capital56 83667 77048 72230 066
    Public contributions & donations----
    Borrowing----
    Internally generated funds7 10220 71622 10410 688
    Total sources of capital funds63 93788 48570 82640 753
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets232 879199 16795 46196 278
    Total non current assets524 248410 694257 377213 335
    Total current liabilities77 28650 49734 05638 988
    Total non current liabilities21 83119 64017 06211 447
    Community wealth/Equity658 009539 723301 719259 179
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating93 633149 44572 64865 563
    Net cash from (used) investing(63 937)(85 769)(70 826)(45 657)
    Net cash from (used) financing---1 065
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end180 005150 31986 64482 971
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expenditure----
    Irregular expenditure-16 84712 56914 042
    Fruitless & wasteful expenditure-293-
    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) 108 05794 20289 40072 92067 482
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 18 27418 57316 98016 65013 925
     
    Total Employee Positions 446677390351347
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 343254314
    Total Vacancy Percentage 7.62%48.01%1.03%0.85%4.03%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 66665
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 22111
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 2121242113
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 31320
    Community And Social Service Positions 222835111
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 11001
    Finance And Administration Positions 13924296135117
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 11118000
    Electricity Positions 1214566
    Vacant Electricity Positions 17000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 3448000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 024000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 24184376
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 69000
    Road Transport Positions 6096454835
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 448000
    Sport And Recreation Positions 498038311
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 040000
    Waste Management Positions 5180412926
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 040000
    Waste Water Management Positions 1422900
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 311000
    Water Positions 1418112118
    Vacant Water Positions 09000
    Other Positions 203044120
    Vacant Other Positions 315000

    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? 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? YesYesNoYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 65 26063 13063 13061 00058 254
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 10 89913 8747 1417 14114 166

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/an/a0
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoYesYes
    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 7 3637 3637 3636 7686 768
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 1 36672090000

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

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