About Us


The name is a Sesotho word meaning “beauty” of the amalgamating municipalities. The area is characterised by its unique demographics, natural beauty and environmental features (e.g. the historical heritage of the mountains near Senekal called Thaba-Tshweu). Also, the richness in agriculture, e.g. orchards, wheat, etc. and beautiful mountains boasting of holiday resorts underscore the choice of name


 “A unified, viable and progressive municipality”


“To enhance the quality of life in Setsoto by serving the needs and aspiration of all people through a responsible, economic, efficient, sustainable, accountable and developmental system of local government”

Core Values

  • Courtesy and “People First”
  • Consultation
  • Service Standards
  • Access
  • Information
  • Openness and transparency
  • Redress
  • Value for Money

Coat of Arms

  • Basotho Hat (Moqhaka):  Honour Of Our Area & Dignity
  • Leopard Head: Tolerance
  • Lilly Flowers:  Love, Beauty & Peace
  • Cherries & Mealies:  Richness Of Agriculture
  • Color Green:  Richness Of Agriculture Pasture
  • Color Yellow:  Sanstone, Minerals & Wealth
  • Color Blue:  Symbol Of Hope

Re Sebeletsa Katleho:  Work For Success