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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 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.
Opinion 17 Feb 2016 11:14 am
While white SA clutches its pearls about the horror of the vandalism by student protests at UCT, Georgina Guedes points out the students are drawing attention to their cause.
Opinion 27 Jan 2016 10:05 am
Women’s rights groups and the media are speaking out against a KZN municipality’s bursaries for virgin students. And rightly so, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 06 Jan 2016 12:26 pm
Angie Motshekga has attributed the matric pass rate drop in part to “raising the bar”. How exactly is a lower pass rate a sign of a bar being raised, asks Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 17 Dec 2015 09:16 am
Yesterday, many South Africans marched against the president of South Africa. Georgina Guedes found it hard to lend support to the march, but stands with the sentiment nonetheless.
Opinion 10 Dec 2015 10:46 am
President Jacob Zuma's replacement of Finance Minister Nene with an unknown toadie is a nail in the coffin for the economy and for anti-corruption, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 03 Dec 2015 15:14 pm
People are freaking out about our constitution – incorrectly, says Georgina Guedes.