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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 02 Jun 2016 12:12 pm
Sometimes bad things happen for no reason. Georgina Guedes says resorting to blame isn’t helping anyone, and in fact, it’s doing quite a bit of harm.
Opinion 05 May 2016 10:59 am
Instead of creating jobs and uplifting the downtrodden, two organisations have chosen to profiteer off the services of car guards at Norwood Mall and Balfour Park shopping centres.
Opinion 20 Apr 2016 14:54 pm
In case you are in any doubt about what was sexist about the content of the Cell C boss’s radio interview, Georgina Guedes spells it out for you.
Opinion 14 Apr 2016 15:00 pm
Even those of us who were willing to allow for some behind-the-scenes politicking in the wake of the ConCourt judgement against Zuma are losing faith, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 06 Apr 2016 11:04 am
Forty-eight hours after a whiff of scandal touched the prime minister of Iceland, he resigned for the good of the nation, says Georgina Guedes. Meanwhile in South Africa...
Opinion 31 Mar 2016 12:42 pm
Yesterday, Julius Malema graduated from the University of South Africa. Georgina Guedes says it’s time for critics to adjust their thinking about this man.
Opinion 17 Mar 2016 11:14 am
The revelations delivered last night by Mcebisi Jonas have told us a lot more than only that he was offered the position of Finance Minister by the Guptas, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 10 Mar 2016 13:04 pm
A much-forwarded image on social media has people in a flutter about the possibility of a white genocide. Relax, says Georgina Guedes, it’s obviously not real.
Opinion 03 Mar 2016 10:48 am
Eskom’s requested 16.6% rate hike, to punish obedient power-saving South Africans, was not granted. But 9.4% is still going to hit businesses and individuals, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 25 Feb 2016 12:21 pm
The part of Finance Minister was played by Pravin Gordhan in yesterday’s Budget Speech. Georgina Guedes is reflects on how his performance was received.