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Midvaal Local Municipality’s vision is, “to inclusively serve the needs of our community”. With consistently clean audits evidencing honest leadership and spending, as well as a very low unemployment rate, this DA-led municipality sets the bar high. 23 070 housing opportunities are being created over the next few years to provide poor residents with quality homes. The Kgatelopele Youth Programme is giving 250 young entrepreneurs skills to build businesses and access to 100 hectares of land for farming.


Midvaal's Success Stories

DA-led Midvaal is awarded good audit results every year for being honest about how every cent of ratepayers’ money is spent

DA-led Midvaal will allocate black suppliers in townships a fair share of its R2 billion local spend of the next four years

The Kgatelopele Youth Programme is giving 250 young entrepreneurs skills to build businesses and access to 100 hectares of land for farming.

DA-led Midvaal is creating 23 070 housing opportunities over the next few years, to help our poor residents get quality homes.

We will be spending over R400 million on upgrading our municipal electricity network and water supply in Sicelo and other formal and informal settlements.

DA-led Midvaal has built a multi-purpose centre in ward 10 Sicelo with a community hall, library, and soccer and netball grounds

DA-led Midvaal will tar 23kms of road with R170 million going towards maintaining existing tar roads

“The DA gave us an opportunity to take part in the Kgatelopele Youth Development Programme. After graduating from the programme I am a social entrepreneur with my own company ready to trade with government or the private sector.” – Lerato Tsatsame, Lakeside

DA-led Midvaal will spend R350 million on sanitation  by 2021, together with clinic and toilet installations in Ward 10 Sicelo

DA-led Midvaal will spend R200 million on improving the water supply  in Sicelo and other informal settlements

“Everything that we do as a municipality will seek to make every person in Midvaal – black or white, rich or poor – feel a sense of belonging.” – Bongani Baloyi, Midvaal Mayor

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Committee Running Midvaal Municipality

Bongani Baloyi

In 2013, Executive Mayor Bongani Baloyi made history when he became executive mayor of Midvaal Local Municipality, marking him as the youngest mayor in South Africa. His political interest began as a child, and in 2011, whilst still in his early twenties, Bongani was already elected member of the Mayoral Committee (MMC) in charge of…

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News from Midvaal

Yet another winning community based activity launched in Midvaal

1 October 2017 saw yet another fantastic sports event joining Midvaal’s growing list of community-based activities: the Midvaal Half Marathon, sponsored by Midvaal Local Municipality and arranged by Vaal Athletics Club in association with Prestige Youth Sport Events.  The event consisted of 5km, 10km and 21.1km races, as well as a street mile.  The street…

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Know your Government

Midvaal Local Municipality conducted a roadshow with the Savanna City residents (subsidised housing section) recently  under the theme “know your government”. The municipality has previously conducted the similar roadshow with the Savanna City residents from the bonded housing section on 15 July 2017. The roadshow was attended by MMC Corporate Services, Councillor Amelia Tshukudu, MMC…

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Executive Mayor Baloyi delivers on promises

The Executive Mayor, Councillor Bongani Baloyi visited the Sibonile school for the blind and visually impaired where he previously pledged to install fixed handrails at the school’s hall. Visually impaired learners and staff are posed with a safety threat and precautionary measures as minimal as handrails are required. Mrs Lindiwe Mhlungu (school principal) opened the…

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Awards and Achievements

Midvaal Local Municipality achieved a clean audit for the 2015/2016 financial year Midvaal Local Municipality was ranked as the top performing municipality in Gauteng in the 2015 Annual Municipal Financial Sustainability Index compiled by Ratings Afrika Midvaal received the 1st place award in the category Overall Service to Residents by Municipalities for the 2015 PMR.africa awards Midvaal…

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Kgatelopele off to a flying start

The Executive Mayor has identified Youth development as one of the critical areas that needs intervention in order to alleviate high unemployment rate, poverty and socio economic ills. The Executive Mayor has since introduced “KGATELOPELE” Youth Development Programme. The programme is targeting about 250 youth to be trained in skills development, business administration and management,…

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