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Standard Bank to discipline Chris Hart

Standard Bank  is planning  to institute disciplinary action against economist Chris Hart over comments he made on his Twitter page, which were deemed racist. By Staff Writer

The Johannesburg-based bank said on its Twitter page:


Hart tweeted:


In reaction to Hart’s tweets, Standard Bank  said his tweets had racist undertones.



The Standard Bank economist has since offered an apology for the racist tweet.



The racist comments by Hart was meant by strong reaction,


Meanwhile, South Africans created a racism hashtag: #RacismMustFall



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