Metsimaholo Local Municipality is in the Fezile Dabi District of the Free State. The major towns within the Metsimaholo areas of jurisdiction include Sasolburg, Zamdela, Deneysville, Refengkgotso, Oranjeville, Metsimaholo, Viljoensdrif and Coalbrook.

In simple translation, the name Metsimaholo means “Vast Waters” due to the abundance of water available in this area. The DA is in a minority government here.


Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Commitee

Jeff Zwane

Executive Mayor

Jeff Zwane is affectionately known as “Mangethe”, a former teacher by profession and retired from the Department of Education as an inspector. Jeff was elected as the executive mayor of Metsimaholo local municipality on the 3rd December 2021. Jeff Zwane joined the DA in 2007 and became an opposition councillor in 2017 after the local