Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality

About Us

The Pixley ka Seme district lies in the south-east of the Northern Cape province and shares its borders with three other provinces, namely, the Free State province to the east, the Eastern Cape to the south-east and the Western Cape to the south-west. It is one of five district municipalities in the province and is the second largest covering a total surface area of 102 727 km². It consists of 8 category “B” municipalities, namely : Emthanjeni, Kareeberg, Renosterberg, Siyancuma, Siyathemba, Thembelihle, Ubuntu and Umsobomvu. Emthanjeni is the largest and Renosterberg the smallest of these municipalities.


"Developed and Sustainable District for Future Generations."


The Pixley Ka Seme DM will achieve its vision by:

  • Supporting our local municipalities to create a home for all in our towns, settlements and rural areas to render dedicated services.

  • Providing political and administrative leadership and direction in the development planning process.

  • Promoting economic growth that is shared across and within communities.

  • Promoting and enhancing integrated development plaaning in the operations of our municipalities.

  • Aligning development initiatives in the district to the NAtional Developement Plan.


Pixley Ka Seme is committed to promoting a set of values consistent with human qualities and professional excellence, aimed at serving the community and global society. These values are:

  • Integrity, Our organisation will be viewed by those, both within and without, as honest and upstanding.

  • Excellence, We are never satisfied with yesterday's way of doing things and are always looking for new ways to do our work better, faster, smarter and we do it best always.

  • Inspiring, We will always seek to create an environment where others may learn, grow and be fulfilled and reach their full potential.

  • Caring, We will always be sincere and be truthful to ourselves and our clients. We will live for each other as a team.

  • Respect, We will show respect, trust and loyalty to our colleagues and clients by dealing with them in an open and honest manner.

  • Resourceful, We shall use our resources to demonstrate our capabilities and service excellence in order to stay relevant in our market.

  • Total Quality Management (TQM), Everything we do will be to the best quality, we will put in place all systems aimed at ensuring that.

  • Commitment to the spirit of the African Renaissance, Everything will be done with the understanding that it is not only for the good of just our South African community, but for the renewal of Africa at large.

  • Quality transformational leadership, We will be examplary at all times and strive to be good ambassadors of the organisation.

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