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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 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.
Opinion 26 Nov 2014 12:54 pm
The boys who brutally beat Delia Adonis in Cape Town showed contempt for the value of her life not once, but twice says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 19 Nov 2014 16:36 pm
The SA mother who smothered her kids in the UK will serve no prison time, but Georgina Guedes doesn’t believe she was mentally ill when she made her decision.
Opinion 12 Nov 2014 09:46 am
Parliament’s ad hoc Nkandla committee has rejected Thuli Madonsela’s report. Georgina Guedes takes a guess at what they’re going to try to make us swallow next.
Opinion 05 Nov 2014 08:43 am
Load-shedding and other power shortages have left Georgina Guedes with a lot of panic and very little sympathy for Eskom.
Opinion 29 Oct 2014 15:25 pm
South Africa has revealed itself to be a cesspit of misogyny, the murder of Senzo Meyiwa has revealed. Georgina Guedes points out that Meyiwa was in the wrong too.