About The Webinar

POWER 98.7 in association with Old Mutual and the Mail & Guardian will host Mr Risenga Maluleke, Statistician-General of Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) in a live webcast to discuss: 
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  • The role of Stats SA in relation to government policy direction
  • How Stats SA can shape policy making post Covid-19 and ensure the country is on a path towards economic recovery
  • Collection and generation of data - why and how
  • Insights on key statistical data such as consumer price index (CPI), retail trade, industry data, unemployment etc.
  • What do these numbers mean for ordinary South Africans - consumers and businesses - and their implications?
  • Challenges faced by Stats SA and importance of 2021 census
  • Risenga Maluleke
    Statistician-General at Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) 

    Risenga was appointed South Africa’s Statistician-General in November 2017. Prior this he was the Deputy Director-General for Statistical Collections and Outreach. He was responsible for the provincial offices’ data collection for censuses and sample surveys, international statistical development and communications. He has also been instrumental in International Statistical Development. He has represented South Africa on countless occasions and has extensive experience in international and diplomatic matters and has been instrumental managing Stats SA’s participation in international meetings such as the UN Statistical Commission (UNSC). He holds a BSc in mathematical statistics from the University of Limpopo and a Master’s in Urban and Regional Science from the University of Stellenbosch. He has also completed Senior Executive Programmes from the University of the Witwatersrand and Harvard Business Schools.


  • John Manyike
    Head of Financial Education at Old Mutual

    John Manyike joined Old Mutual in 1995 and worked in various managerial positions before taking up his current role in 2010. He holds an honours degree in industrial psychology from UNISA and has completed a range of strategic managerial courses at Wits and GIBS Business School.

  • Tumisang Ndlovu
    Host of Power Business on Power 98.7
    Tumisang Ndlovu is a qualified Journalist with over 12 years’ experience in radio broadcasting. The charismatic young woman is the current host of Power Business on Power 98.7

  • About Old Mutual On The Money
    Old Mutual On The Money offer employees free financial education workshops to help navigate the current storm. Interested parties to email  [email protected]

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