Leonie Joubert

Leonie Joubert works from Cape Town. Science writer: political-economy of climate change, the hunger-obesity poverty-paradox in cities, mental health Leonie Joubert has over 1355 followers on Twitter.

Day Zero: Lessons for cities in Global South

For Cape Town to survive, it needs more than just a good technical approach to managing water

Water usage lessons from Namibia

In Namibia, the national government has piped water to many remote villages and put them in charge of distribution and payment

Mopane worms sound climate alert

The caterpillars are a vital source of protein and income but are being overharvested

A climate of change for cash cows

Understanding why farmers in Southern Africa are reluctant to cash in their investment is key to mitigating the effects of climate change

Restoring water catchment areas leaves us flush

Spending on catchment areas provides solutions to the problems of water supply and demand, write Kristal Maze and Leonie Joubert.

COP in or COP-out?

Climate change negotiations are like a 17-year group effort to write a book. Will Durban close a chapter?

Green paper is short on detail

Without measurable targets, how are we going to achieve our climate change goals?

Press Releases

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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