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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 12 Aug 2015 12:33 pm
South African brands contrived to make this Women’s Day a memorable one for us all. Georgina Guedes thanks them for the reminder of why we still struggle.
Opinion 29 Jul 2015 14:44 pm
If you eat meat and wear leather, then you really have no excuse for vilifying hunters who come to Africa to shoot game, says Georgina Guedes (who eats meat).
Opinion 22 Jul 2015 11:31 am
If you think that the media won’t shut up about Nkandla, the ad hoc parliamentary committee is showing them a thing or two about flogging a dead horse, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 15 Jul 2015 10:17 am
Wits stated that Mcebo Dlamini did not commit hate speech with his “Hitler” comments. He’s at it again, calling Jews “Devils”. Georgina Guedes explores.
Opinion 09 Jul 2015 19:41 pm
It's easy to ridicule people on the internet. Georgina Guedes says you may have become a troll, without even thinking about it. And therein lies the problem.
Opinion 02 Jul 2015 10:54 am
Africa may be behind much of the world in terms of gay rights but pockets of progress give us hope that it may one day allow all its people the freedom to love says Georgina Guedes
Opinion 17 Jun 2015 16:56 pm
The blame-mongering and tattletaling of government is reminiscent of a playground squabble. Except one of the players has committed crimes against humanity, writes Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 10 Jun 2015 11:30 am
So it seems like we got the Fifa World Cup with bribery and corruption. How do we respond? With a baying for blood and a transparent inquiry? No, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 04 Jun 2015 11:03 am
Wikipedia has a listing for a “fire pool”. Who put it there is anyone’s guess. But Wikipedia might just take it away, for its leanings towards satire, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 28 May 2015 14:04 pm
SA’s new visa regulations, which come into effect next Monday, seek to address some pretty serious social ills. But Georgina Guedes warns they’re preventing more good than bad.