Durban – Thousands of learners across KwaZulu-Natal had to attend classes hungry on Wednesday after the highly contested school nutrition multi-million-rand tender encountered several challenges.
Some food suppliers could not deliver the required food stock to schools on the first day of the second term.
In some cases, schools were forced to ration after the food that was brought was not sufficient to cater for all pupils.
In other schools, principals and school-governing bodies had to dig from their coffers to ensure pupils had something to eat and learn.
Several panicked suppliers contacted…
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