About Us


The name is a Sesotho word meaning “a star”. The municipality is seen as a heavenly body showing excellence; dignity, achievement and unification of previously marginalized small towns and, with its light, will take the municipality to a brighter and prosperous future.


A constantly progressive municipality where quality services and a healthy and safe environment empower the harmonized community to develop their own economic security in a sustainable local future for all.


To work as a committed team towards achieving the municipality’s objectives by means of the following:

  • Improve our capacity in terms of resources
  • Ensure effective communication and consultation between all stakeholders
  • Absolute commitment towards the implementation of our plans, programmes and strategies
  • Strengthening our institutional capacity
  • Develop a clear understanding, interpretation and implementation of Local Government Legislation and Policies
  • Ensure proper accountability relating to clear roles and responsibilities.


The vision and mission will be attained through the following set of core values;

  • Democratic values
  • Good governance
  • Transparency
  • Honesty
  • Trust
  • Equity
  • Commitment
  • Accountability
  • Professional approach