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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 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
Opinion 06 Jul 2016 13:59 pm
For the DA to use Nelson Mandela’s voice and words in an election campaign is condescending and insulting to all – but especially black South Africans, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 01 Jul 2016 05:20 am
The brave journalists who have stood up to the powers at the SABC aren’t just fighting for their jobs; they’re fighting for the freedom of South Africa, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 21 Jun 2016 10:33 am
With so many recent gay rights victories, it's possible to become complacent about the cause. Orlando served as a stark reminder for Georgina Guedes about the depth of the hate.
Opinion 08 Jun 2016 15:52 pm
Government communications released photographs showing Zuma and Gordhan talking and laughing. They should have held up a sign saying “government cohesion” says Georgina Guedes.
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...