Naledi Local Municipality, North West

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Naledi
Local municipality
Official seal of Naledi
Seal
Location in the North West
Location in the North West
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati
Seat Vryburg
Wards 9
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Rose Mompati
Area
 • Total 6,941 km2 (2,680 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 66,781
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 74.0%
 • Coloured 14.7%
 • Indian/Asian 1.1%
 • White 9.5%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 68.8%
 • Afrikaans 23.8%
 • English 3.4%
 • Other 4%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code NW392

Naledi Local Municipality is a local municipality in Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa. The Seat of local municipality is Vryburg.

Main places[edit]

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places:[4]

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Huhudi 61201 4.09 21,572 Tswana
Stella 61203 6.74 1,109 Afrikaans
Vryburg 61204 64.13 14,601 Afrikaans
Remainder of the municipality 61202 7,192.18 20,827 Tswana

Politics[edit]

The municipal council consists of twenty members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Ten are elected by first-past-the-post voting in ten wards, while the remaining ten 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 3 August 2016 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of thirteen seats on the council.

The following table shows the results of the 2016 election.[5][6]

Party Votes Seats
Ward List Total % Ward List Total
African National Congress 11,325 11,272 22,597 63.9 9 4 13
Democratic Alliance 4,127 4,073 8,200 23.2 1 4 5
Economic Freedom Fighters 1,496 1,508 3,004 8.5 0 2 2
Freedom Front Plus 371 359 730 2.1 0 0 0
Congress of the People 197 341 538 1.5 0 0 0
Pan Africanist Congress 101 96 197 0.6 0 0 0
Independent 88 88 0.3 0 0
Total 17,705 17,649 35,354 100.0 10 10 20
Spoilt votes 346 414 760

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Archived from the original on 14 July 2010. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Statistics by place". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 27 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa
  5. ^ "Results Summary – All Ballots: Naledi" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Seat Calculation Detail: Naledi" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°50′S 24°50′E / 26.833°S 24.833°E / -26.833; 24.833