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Standard Bank suspends Chris Hart

Standard Bank says an inquiry will be conducted in line with the bank’s established protocols.

Standard Bank economist, Chris Hart. Picture: Screengrab.
Chris Hart
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JOHANNESBURG – Standard Bank has confirmed it has suspended Chris Hart pending an inquiry into his racist Twitter comments.

Hart tweeted on Sunday that ‘More than 25 years after Apartheid ended, the victims are increasing along with a sense of entitlement and hatred towards minorities….’

The bank said the inquiry will be conducted in line with the bank’s established protocols and its obligations in law. 
Standard Bank has since distanced itself from the comments made by the economist.

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)


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