I am satisfied with Census- Manuel

Pretoria – Minister in the Presidency for National Planning Trevor Manuel is satisfied and confident with the processes involved in the delivery of Census 2011. Speaking at a tour of Statistics South Africa’s (Stats SA) data processing centre on Monday, Manuel expressed confidence in the good oversight exercised by the statistical body in ensuring that … Continue reading “I am satisfied with Census- Manuel”

Census enumerators “not hanging-out”

Pretoria – The public should not be concerned at the sight of Census enumerators sitting in groups on the country’s streets, says Statistician-General Pali Lehohla. Speaking at a Post-Cabinet media briefing on Thursday, Lehohla addressed public concerns that enumerators were sitting in groups on the streets and “cooking” up answers to questionnaires. “We have about … Continue reading “Census enumerators “not hanging-out””

Security operations for Census 2011 running smoothly- Natjoints

Pretoria – Security operations for the Census 2011 are running smoothly, says the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (Natjoints). With the exception on one “unfortunate and isolated incident” in Kensington, Johannesburg, where suspects posing as Census field workers robbed two people, Natjoints said it is satisfied with security operations so far. Natjoints comprises members … Continue reading “Security operations for Census 2011 running smoothly- Natjoints”

Verify Census enumerators’ identities

Pretoria – Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) has appealed to the public to ensure that the people they allow into their homes during Census 2011 are indeed enumerators. Reacting to reports that two men robbed a house in Johannesburg on Monday after they posed as Census enumerators, Stats SA spokesperson Trevor Oosterwyk said the public … Continue reading “Verify Census enumerators’ identities”