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Mthonjaneni is an administrative area in the King Cetshwayo District of
KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal (, also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province"; zu, iKwaZulu-Natali; xh, KwaZulu-Natala; af, KwaZoeloe-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Z ...
in South Africa. Mthonjaneni is an Zulu language, isiZulu name meaning "a spring of water". There is a spring found in the vicinity of the municipality where King Dingaan used to send his maidens to collect water for him. The municipality was enlarged at the time of the South African municipal election, 2016 when part of the disbanded Ntambanana Local Municipality was merged into it.


Main places

The South African National Census of 2001, 2001 census divided the municipality into the following Populated place, main places:


Politics

The municipal council consists of twenty-five members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Thirteen councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in thirteen ward (South Africa), wards, while the remaining twelve are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the South African municipal election, 2016, election of 3 August 2016 the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) won a majority of fourteen seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election. In a by-election held on 25 July 2018, a ward previously held by an ANC councillor was won by the IFP candidate. Council composition was reconfigured as seen below:


References


External links

* http://www.mthonjaneni.org.za/ {{coord, 28, 34, 48, S, 31, 22, 48, E, region:ZA-ZN_type:adm2nd_source:kolossus-dewiki, display=title Local municipalities of the King Cetshwayo District Municipality