The Eastern Cape education department has still not recovered nearly 55,000 e-learning tablets distributed to grade 12 pupils in 2020 under a controversial R538m contract with an Ayo Technology Solutions-linked company, the DA says.

The company that won the contract, Sizwe Africa IT Group, is a subsidiary of Ayo, of which African Equity Empowerment Investments — controlled by businessman Iqbal Survé’s Sekunjalo Investment Holdings — is a shareholder. The Eastern Cape High Court in Bhisho suspended the contract pending the outcome of a court case to review the contract...

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