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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 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.
Opinion 22 Oct 2015 10:19 am
Protesting students progressed towards Parliament, where they were met with indifference by a government that had just secured its own 10% wage increase, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 14 Oct 2015 09:07 am
A leading economist and the ANC have suggested that South Africa could benefit from a wealth tax. Not so fast, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 07 Oct 2015 11:45 am
Thuli Madonsela has joined the EFF’s constitutional court case against Zuma. But the case is about so much more than whether he should pay back the money, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 30 Sep 2015 13:37 pm
President Zuma didn't wrong anyone by talking on the phone when Obama greeted him at a lunch, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 23 Sep 2015 12:30 pm
A pharmaceutical company CEO who inflated the price of a life-saving drug has been properly schooled by social media. Georgina Guedes believes the end doesn’t justify the means.
Opinion 17 Sep 2015 09:49 am
Photos of an Italian MEP who takes her baby to parliament have been circulating on Facebook. Georgina Guedes says this is not how accommodating workplaces should look.