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Limpopo Business 2018-19 edition

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A unique guide to business and investment in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Launched in 2007, the 2018/19 edition of Limpopo Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that has established itself as the premier business and investment guide for the Limpopo Province. Limpopo has many investment and business opportunities. In addition to the regular articles providing insight into each of the key economic sectors of the province, there are special features on developments in the transport and logistics sector and a focus on tourism. Interviews with industry leaders in development finance from the Industrial Development Corporation and the Small Enterprise Development Agency share their insights into the state of the provincial economy. Investment news related to mining, telecommunications and development finance is carried in overviews of all the main economic sectors. The publication also has a comprehensive register of all provincial government and municipal contact details. Updated information on Limpopo is also available through our monthly e-newsletter - which you can subscribe to at


LISTING VHEMBE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY Physical address: Old Parliament, Government Complex, Tusk Venda Street, Thohoyandou 0950 Postal address: Private Bag X5006, Thohoyandou 0950 Tel: +27 15 960 2000/2008 | Fax: +27 15 962 0904 Website: Collins Chabane Local Municipality Tel: +27 15 851 0110 | Fax: +27 15 851 0097 Website: Makhado Local Municipality Tel: +27 15 519 3000 | Fax: +27 15 516 1195 Website: Musina Local Municipality Tel: +27 15 534 6100 | Fax: +27 15 534 2513 Website: Thulamela Local Municipality Tel: +27 15 962 7500 | Fax: +27 15 962 4020 Website: WATERBERG DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY Physical address: Harry Gwala Street, Modimolle 0510 Postal address: Private Bag X1018, Modimolle 0510 Tel: +27 14 718 3300 Fax: +27 14 717 2931 Website: Bela-Bela Local Municipality Tel: +27 14 736 8000 | Fax: +27 14 736 3288 Website: Lephalale Local Municipality Tel: +27 14 763 2193 Fax: +27 14 763 5662/086 534 3440 Website: Modimolle-Mookgophong Local Municipality Tel: +27 14 718 2000 | Fax: +27 14 717 4077 Website: Mogalakwena Local Municipality Tel: +27 15 491 9600 Fax: +27 15 491 9755 Website: Thabazimbi Municipality Tel: +27 14 777 1525 Fax: +27 14 777 1531 Website: MUNICIPALITIES IN LIMPOPO PROVINCE Musina Musina ZIMBABWE Metropolitan/District Municipality Boundary Local Municipality Boundary District Municipality Local Municipality BOTSWANA Thabazimbi Lephalale Thabazimbi Waterberg Lephalale Lephalale Waterberg Bele-Bela N11 Mogalakwena Mookgophong Bela-Bela Mokopane N1 Modimolle-Mookgophong Local Municipality Modimolle Alldays Blouberg N11 Capricorn Molemole R81 Makhado N1 POLOKWANE Polokwane Ephraim Mogale Makhado Lepele-Nkumpi Makhuduthamaga Vhembe Tshipise Greater Letaba Tzaneen Greater Tzaneen Fetakgomo-Greater Tubatse Sekhukhune Thohoyandou Thulamela R81 Greater Giyani Mopani Ba-Phalaborwa R40 Maruleng Kruger National Park Kruger National Park District Management Area Phalaborwa MOZAMBIQUE Kruger National Park District Management Area North West Greater Groblersdal Mpumalanga Gauteng LIMPOPO BUSINESS 2018/19 94

SALGA Limpopo Supporting municipalities for better financial management and service delivery. PROFILE The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has introduced the Municipal Audit Support Programme (MASP), which focusses on four pillars: institutional capacity; financial management; leadership; governance. During the 2017/18 financial year, SALGA Limpopo provided support to municipalities with the aim of improving financial management and decent service delivery. SALGA Limpopo implemented the following: Institutional capacity SALGA has over the past two years been at the forefront of lobbying and advocating for the development of Spatial Development Frameworks that relate to the implementation of Special Economic Zones (SEZs). As a result, an estimated amount of R1.2-million has been allocated for this purpose and land-use schemes in the Musina-Makhado area in the Vhembe District Municipality. SALGA Limpopo also: • coordinated a workshop for best practice on mega-project implementation (Medupi Eskom project in Lephalale Local Municipality) • facilitated best-practice session on Municipal Planning Tribunal • partnered with Vodacom for the establishment of SMMEs in the telecoms industry and placement of interns • supported municipalities on the functionality of their Local Labour Forum • municipalities were supported on the implementation of Integrated Human Resource Management Strategy for local government • facilitated gender mainstreaming summit in partnership with Gender Links and Capricorn District Municipality • coordinated Competency Assessments for five municipalities. Financial management Compiled detailed diagnostic reports to four municipalities, to improve audit outcomes. Provided Vhembe District Municipality with provision for doubtful debts formula. Training was offered on tariffs modelling and mSCOA budgeting. Training was offered on innovative revenue enhancement strategies and revenue conversion. SALGA, in partnership with DBSA, Sebata, UMS and Vodacom, convened a revenue management, debt and credit management workshop for our municipalities. The Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality was assisted with resolving of infrastructure audit findings. SALGA Limpopo has appointed a new Acting Provincial Executive Officer, Ledile Molope. Leadership All councillors serving on finance committees were given induction training. Facilitated a project of engaging all Executive Mayors with various media houses. Organised Medupi ESKOM excursion for best practice on mega-project implementation. Partnered with the Limpopo Department of Economic Development, Environment and Tourism (LEDET) for an accredited certificate in local economic development (LED) with the University of Johannesburg. Governance All members of public accounts committees received portfoliobased training during September 2017. Over 200 councillors benefitted from this programme, which sought to strengthen oversight and accountability for effective, leadership practices, and to build on the Integrated Councillors’ Development Programme. 95 LIMPOPO BUSINESS 2018/19

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