LEDET recognises greenest and cleanest municipalities in the Province


LEDET recognises greenest and cleanest municipalities in the province

Recognition is the greatest motivator said “Gerald Eakedale’’. It is that time of the year where LEDET with all five district municipalities have joined hands together to celebrate, honour and recognise women men who have done so much for the municipalities. GMC is program that assess municipalities’ efforts and programmes in the following:

Waste Management


Water Management element

Landscaping, tree planting and beautification


In attendance were 16 local municipalities, portfolio heads, councillors, panel members from all municipalities, the department of Cooperative Governance, Human Settlements and Traditional Affairs (COGHSTA) and members of the media.

The 2017 Limpopo greenest municipalities’ competition are categorized as follows:

First Position Second Position Third Position
Mopani district Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality Greater Letaba Local Municipality Maruleng Local Municipality
Capricorn district Polokwane Local Municipality Blouberg Local Municipality Molemole Local Municipality
Vhembe district

Makhado Local Municipality Thulamela Local Municipality Musina Local Municipality
Waterberg district Lephalale Local Municipality Lim368 Local Municipality
Sekhukhune district

Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality Fetakgomo–Greater Tubatse Local Municipality


In his presentation Director of Economic Empowerment services Masilo Manoko encouraged all the municipalities to continue participating in order to strengthen and expand the economic growth and emphasized that the GMC programme helped in building good relationships with the municipality. He then congratulated all the district winners.



2017 GMC winner – Vhembe District (Makhado Local Municipality)



2017 GMC winner – Waterberg District (Lephalale Local Municipality)



2017 GMC winner – Capricorn District (Polokwane Local Municipality)



2017 GMC winner – Mopani District (Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality)



2017 GMC winner – Sekhukhune District (Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality)



A group photo of the winning municipalities.