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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 Apr 2017 15:09 pm
As a freelance journalist, GEORGINA GUEDES has firsthand experience of many of the South African media’s fact checkers. And guess what? Most of them aren’t doing their jobs.
Life 14 Apr 2017 14:11 pm
I am torn between wanting my children to have a fantastic hunt and horror at the mounting pile of sugar in their egg baskets, writes GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 07 Apr 2017 08:32 am
It feels like a fairly universal truth that Zuma is a bad man, but it’s important for white people to understand that the protestors don’t speak for everyone, by GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 31 Mar 2017 13:40 pm
As South Africa reels with the news that Pravin Gordhan has been sacked, GEORGINA GUEDES makes an appeal to the new Minister of Finance.
Opinion 24 Mar 2017 15:15 pm
If, after all that has emerged this week, you still believe there was equal blame or that the woman was asking for it, you need to re-examine your thinking, says GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 18 Mar 2017 08:51 am
Feminists are guilty of the very discrimination they claim to be fighting against if they can't embrace transgender women too, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 09 Feb 2017 16:23 pm
A couple of weeks ago, GEORGINA GUEDES wrote a column about Woolworths’s plastic egg boxes. Since then, further information has come to light.
Opinion 16 Jan 2017 11:37 am
After a customer outcry, Woolworths withdrew their plastic egg cartons from the shelves. GEORGINA GUEDES asks if the old cardboard cartons were really so great in the first place.
Opinion 09 Dec 2016 10:38 am
It seems the government is lowering education standards yet again, but Georgina Guedes argues that letting children get on with their lives also has some merit.
Opinion 25 Nov 2016 12:47 pm
Black Friday might be an unnecessary import from the United States, but for some, says Georgina Guedes, it can be a way to feed a family through the Christmas season.