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Georgina Guedes

Georgina Guedes is a freelance journalist who loves to bring grey areas under the spotlight. She writes about politics, parenting, feminism and food – but not often in the same articles. She lives in Johannesburg with her husband and two children. You can follow @georginaguedes on Twitter.

Opinion 26 Mar 2015 12:24 pm
The Rhodes statue must go! Please will the UCT students now direct their energy into more pressing issues, asks Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 18 Mar 2015 10:04 am
While Helen Zille's decision to cancel the DA’s subscriptions to the Cape Times has come under fire, serious allegations have been made against the paper, writes Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 12 Mar 2015 10:06 am
Separating teen mothers from their babies so that they can complete their education will do nothing to address the underlying social ills, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 04 Mar 2015 09:12 am
While we’re celebrating the finding of Zephany Nurse, 17 years after she was kidnapped, we should remember that a young girl’s life has been ripped apart, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 25 Feb 2015 11:10 am
Our president is at odds with his wife and still we foot the bill for her upkeep. Georgina Guedes says if taxes are raised there are a few changes she’d like to see in government.
Opinion 18 Feb 2015 11:10 am
As insults are exchanged in parliament, one slur remains unacceptable, given our continent’s history. Georgina Guedes explains why uttering “cockroach" is unacceptable.
Opinion 13 Feb 2015 19:30 pm
It’s a good thing that Eskom will try to make sure the power stays on during SONA, because we really want to hear what our president has to say about Eskom, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 04 Feb 2015 09:12 am
Prison parole and street names have baffled South Africans this past week, as we are reminded that nothing in South Africa is ever simple, says Georgina Guedes
Opinion 28 Jan 2015 11:03 am
While xenophobic attacks have erupted in SA once again, government puts it down to criminality, because otherwise they’d have to do something about it, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 21 Jan 2015 07:50 am
Zelda la Grange said whites aren’t welcome in South Africa. Gwede Mantashe called her a “spoilt white person”. A week of playground politics in the headlines, says Georgina Guedes.