MPs have called for KwaZulu-Natal education department officials to be held accountable for the scandal that saw millions of children miss out on free school meals in April.

The department awarded Pacina Retail a R2.1bn tender to supply 5,437 public schools with food over a three-year period, starting in April. The food was to be prepared in school kitchens, but by the first day of term on April 12, schools had yet to receive supplies from Pacina, and days later it pulled out of the tender...

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