About the Municipality.
Moretele Local Municipality is located in an area called Moretele, which is situated far north of Pretoria in the North West province. The municipality was built.
in 2000, and covers an area of 1 369km2. It is located strategically to join four provinces, namely North West, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and Limpopo.
Moretele is the Setswana name for a river that runs through the area, namely Noka ya Moretele (the Moretele River).
The Municipality comprises of 26 wards, which are made up of 74 villages and plots. Most villages are ruled by 4 traditional leaders(Dikgosi) who are recognised by law and who all represent their respective tribes/communities in council.Vision
A Developing Moretele for Growth and Prosperity for AllMission Statement
To provide and enhance equitable, cost effective, efficient and quality service delivery and exploit resources for sustainable development, growth and prosperity for allValues
• Service to stakeholders
• Value for diversity
• Value for partnerships
• Ethical standards
• Client friendly
Key economic activities
|Key economic activities||Description|
|Crop Framing||Vegetables,Herbs,Maize Meal, Sunflower|
|Cattle Farming||Cattle trading|
|Chicken Farming||Chicken trading, Egg production & Chicken production|
|Carousel Hotel||Entertainment & accommodation|
|Mining||Extraction of sands|
The Moretele Local Municipality has a total population of 186 947, highly rural with 88% of the population residing in traditional areas, about 7,4% residing in urban areas and about 3% residing on smallholdings.
Black Africans constitute 99,4% of the Moretele Local Municipality’s population.
The most commonly spoken or dominating language is Setswana. More than half of the population (51%) is female At age 85 and older, there were more than twice as many women as men.
People under 15 years of age made up over a quarter of the population (30,9%), people aged between 15 and 64 constitute more than half of the population (60,9%)
and people aged 65 and older made up 8,2% of the population (Source: Census 2011).
Overview of the Municipality
Moretele is a local municipality in the Bojanala Platinum District Municipality of the North West Province of South Africa. The municipality was established in 2000 and it covers an area of 1 378,7km2. It is located strategically to join four provinces namely Gauteng, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga. It comprises of 26 wards constituting 65 villages spread over 1369 km2 land area. The municipality is boarded to the North East by Thabazimbi Local Municipality, to the North by Belabela Local Municipality and to the S by city of Tshwane and to the West by Madibeng Local Municipality.
About the Region.
Province: North West
District: Bonjala Platinum
Number of Wards: 26
Municipal Code: NW371