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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 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.
Opinion 14 Jan 2015 11:40 am
Three incidents in which children have been used by fundamentalists to carry out murder have reminded us that there is no sanity in fundamentalism, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 07 Jan 2015 08:02 am
Another set of matric results that may as well have been drawn out of a hat for all they reflect the health of the education system. But things can be fixed, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 11 Dec 2014 12:21 pm
Gripe about Eskom and the justice system by all means, but take care to tread on the right side of the line that divides griping from racism, Georgina Guedes urges.
Opinion 03 Dec 2014 18:26 pm
If it’s happening and horrible, there’s a video of it somewhere and citizens of the Internet will distribute it with glee. We need to question why we do this, Georgina Guedes says.