• Honourable Cllr. Tangkiso Frans Matsholo Budget Speech 2017

      Honourable Cllr. Tangkiso Frans Matsholo Budget Speech 2017 Madam Speaker, Honourable Councilors, Municipal Manager and Directors, Stakeholders and community at large, acknowledge my warm and heartfelt greetings to you all. Madam Speaker, before I proceed, allow me to acknowledge the presence...

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      NOTICE REGARDING VACANCY OF ADMINISTRATIVE CLERK HOOPSTAD A hoax job advertisement was placed on the jobin.co.za website about a vacant position of Administrative Clerk in Hoopstad. The advert is untrue, malicious and is designed to cause unnecessary expectations to public and potential applicants. The...

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    • Public notice for IDP and Budget

      PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLICATION OF THE 2017/18 INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND ANNUAL BUDGET FOR SUBMISSION OF WRITTEN REPRESENTATIONS Notice is hereby given in terms of section 16 (2) of the Local Government Municipal Finance Management Act, No....

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    • Heritage Month 2017

      Heritage Month is celebrated annually from 1 to 30 September. It recognises aspects of South African culture which are both tangible and intangible: creative expression such as music and performances, our historical inheritance, language, the food we eat as well as the popular memory. Our...

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    • SMME Development

      The Mayor of Tswelopele Local Municipality, Honourable Frans Matsholo was handing over catering equipments to small, micro and medium enterprises which is one of the initiatives that ensures that small local businesses grow so that they also contribute into the mainstream of local...

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  • Demographics

    47 625
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 33.80%
    Population 15 to 64 60.80%
    Population over 65 5.40%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 64.50
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 92.30
    Population Growth
    Per annum -1.20%
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) 34.80%
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 46.20%
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 13.20%
    Higher education 5.30%
    Matric 20.50%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 11 992
    Average household size 3.80
    Female headed households 39.50%
    Formal dwellings 80.40%
    Housing owned 59.70%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 76.80%
    Weekly refuse removal 76.70%
    Piped water inside dwelling 31.90%
    Electricity for lighting 91.90%
    Source: Census 2011 Municipal Fact Sheet, published by Statistics South Africa.

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