S African Bank Buckles Under Pressure Over Ad


A leading bank has apologises for commercials which allegedly took a swipe at President Jacob Zuma's government. First Rand Bank CEO Sizwe Nxasana has also apologised to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, after a private conversation between her and the CEO was leaked to the media.
  • South Africa:  Motshekga Disappointed At SMS Leaks

    South African Press Association, 28 January 2013

    Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday she was disappointed that a private conversation between her and First Rand Bank CEO Sizwe Nxasana was leaked to the media. read more »

Basic Education Minister, Angie Motshekga (left).

  • South Africa:  FNB Caved in to ANC Bullying

    Democratic Alliance, 25 January 2013

    First National Bank and First Rand's decision to apologise to the ANC and withdraw its adverts is lamentable. In doing so, it has shown that it is acceptable to be bullied by the ... read more »

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