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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 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.
Opinion 26 Nov 2015 12:02 pm
South African stores are offering Black Friday specials on a day that means nothing to a nation that doesn’t need them, says Georgina Guedes. Look away! Stay home! Save money!
Opinion 11 Nov 2015 14:05 pm
Waste pickers are reviled, distrusted or at best tolerated. There’s no reason for this, says Georgina Guedes, because they are performing a vital service to the community.
Opinion 04 Nov 2015 12:28 pm
Having been very uncertain about what the outcome of Oscar Pistorius’s original trial, Georgina Guedes is willing to stick her neck out and make a prediction this time around.
Opinion 29 Oct 2015 09:45 am
It hasn’t been a cheery couple of weeks to be a South African, says Georgina Guedes. Her only hope is that something will emerge from all of this and deliver a brighter future.