Moses Kotane Local Municipality

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Moses Kotane
Local municipality
Official seal of Moses Kotane
Seal
Location in the North West
Location in the North West
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Bojanala Platinum
Seat Mogwase
Wards 31
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Peter Molelekeng
Area
 • Total 5,719 km2 (2,208 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 242,554
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 98.3%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.5%
 • White 0.8%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 81.6%
 • Zulu 4.1%
 • Xhosa 3.4%
 • English 3.0%
 • Other 7.9%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Municipal code NW375

Moses Kotane Local Municipality is a local municipality in Bojanala Platinum District Municipality, North West Province, South Africa. It is named in memory of Moses Kotane. The seat of local municipality is Mogwase.

Main places

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

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Amahlubi 60501 563.29 3,646 Xhosa
Bafokeng 60502 138.54 4,305 Tswana
Bakgatla Ba Ga Kgafela 60503 1,166.89 75,072 Tswana
Bakubung Ba Ratheo 60504 203.24 19,800 Tswana
Bakwena Ba Mare A Phogole 60505 72.95 3,314 Tswana
Bakwena Boo Modimosana 60506 235.27 14,364 Tswana
Baphalane 60507 656.08 22,101 Tswana
Baphiring 60508 152.35 8,887 Tswana
Bapo 2 Ba Ga Mogale 60509 5.08 4,415 Tswana
BAPO 2 60510 0.82 1,643 Tswana
Barokologadi Ba Ga Maotwa 60511 289.33 7,100 Tswana
Bataung Ba Moubane 60512 1.52 529 Tswana
Batlhako Boo Mututu Ba Ga Mabe 60513 305.38 15,526 Tswana
Batlhalerwa 60514 641.83 9,224 Tswana
Batlokwa Ba Bogatsu 60515 212.95 16,518 Tswana
Batlokwa Ba Ga Sedumedi 60516 17.76 7,044 Tswana
Batlokwa Boo Matlapane 60517 70.26 1,444 Tswana
Dinokaneng 60518 128.10 48 Tswana
Mahobieskraal 60519 0.64 0 -
Makuntlwane A Kgote 60520 4.70 1,689 Tswana
Mixed TA 60521 63.00 0 -
Mogwase 60522 15.76 9,342 Tswana
Mokgatlha 60523 4.95 4,252 Tswana
Mokgautsi 60524 2.18 2,271 Tswana
Sun City 60526 64.28 2,590 English
Zwartklip 60527 3.54 1,413 Xhosa
Remainder of the municipality 60525 194.14 337 Tswana

Politics

The municipal council consists of sixty-eight members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Thirty-four councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in thirty-four wards, while the remaining thirty-four 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 forty-five seats on the council.

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

Party Votes Seats
Ward List Total % Ward List Total
African National Congress 42,649 40,700 83,349 65.7 34 11 45
Economic Freedom Fighters 12,945 13,670 26,615 21.0 0 15 15
Democratic Alliance 3,324 3,189 6,513 5.1 0 4 4
African Independent Congress 0 2,643 2,643 2.1 0 1 1
Independent 2,236 2,236 1.8 0 0
Congress of the People 1,097 1,068 2,165 1.7 0 1 1
United Christian Democratic Party 798 921 1,719 1.4 0 1 1
African People's Convention 525 501 1,026 0.8 0 1 1
Freedom Front Plus 159 140 299 0.2 0 0 0
African Christian Democratic Party 0 244 244 0.2 0 0 0
Total 63,733 63,076 126,809 100.0 34 34 68
Spoilt votes 1,715 1,971 3,686

References

  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: Moses Kotane" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Seat Calculation Detail: Moses Kotane" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 26 April 2017. 

External links

  • Official site

Coordinates: 25°10′S 26°50′E / 25.167°S 26.833°E / -25.167; 26.833

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