Mbonambi Local Municipality
Location in KwaZulu-Natal
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Timothy Biyela|
|• Total||1,210 km2 (470 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (260/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||98.8%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Southern Ndebele||1.5%|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
Mbonambi is an administrative area in the uThungulu District of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The municipality is named after the Mbonambi Local Tribal Authority, which covers most of the municipal area.
|Kwambonambi Forest Reserve||53702||62.25||222|
|Mapelane Nature Reserve||53703||52.78||54|
|Remainder of the municipality||53707||391.24||4,623|
The municipal council consists of thirty members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Fifteen councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in fifteen wards, while the remaining fifteen are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election of 18 May 2011 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of seventeen seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
|African National Congress||21,311||22,081||43,392||54.8||10||7||17|
|Inkatha Freedom Party||12,894||12,400||25,294||31.9||5||5||10|
|National Freedom Party||4,406||4,417||8,823||11.1||0||3||3|
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