Prison catering contract riddled with non-compliance

August 19, 2008
Parliament - No feasibility study was carried out ahead of a multi-million-rand contract being awarded to a BEE company to supply food to prisons, members of Parliament's correctional services portfolio committee heard on Tuesday.
The current 12-month contract - with black economic empowerment group Bosasa - was to have expired on July 31 this year, but was extended recently for a further six months.

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