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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 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.
Opinion 09 Nov 2016 09:03 am
Trump is minutes away from being declared the next president of the United States of America. GEORGINA GUEDES contemplates how we got here.
Opinion 27 Oct 2016 15:37 pm
The photo of a protesting student smashing a McDonald’s window is shocking but shouldn’t be the only thing prompting a response to the #FeesMustFall movement, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 11 Oct 2016 13:28 pm
The Clinton-Trump presidential debate is a heated one, but one of Trump’s most barbed attacks is simply untrue – a microcosm of his entire campaign, says GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 02 Sep 2016 11:47 am
That schools should accommodate the natural behaviour of black hair is a no-brainer. It’s time for white South Africans to do better at understanding this, says GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 17 Aug 2016 10:08 am
Caster Semenya is running at 4.02pm today. With the rest of South Africa, GEORGINA GUEDES will be celebrating her greatness rather than questioning arbitrary definitions of sex.
Opinion 01 Aug 2016 15:57 pm
The Basic Education Department responded appropriately to concerns over a textbook that promotes rape culture, but says Georgina Guedes, many still don’t see what the fuss is about