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A project worth R518m to provide tablets and Internet connectivity to Gauteng schools will be investigated for potential violations of procurement processes, according to a report published on Monday. According to website Times Live, the auditor-general has flagged the project for tender irregularities

The Gauteng provincial government believes it can train teachers at 2 200 schools in how to use tablet computers in education before the 2014 academic year commences in mid-January. That’s when the schools will be provided with 88 000 tablet computers for use by pupils

The provincial government in Gauteng has outlined details of a R396m “e-learning solution” designed to replace the controversy-ridden R2,2bn Gauteng Online. It will involve the roll-out of 88 000 Android-powered tablet computers made by China’s

Gauteng’s department of finance has canned the controversy-ridden Gauteng Online project meant to provide connectivity and computing to the province’s schools. Instead, it has issued a new tender for what it calls “e-learning solutions”, in terms of which suppliers will provide 80 000 tablets to 1 600 schools in the province

The new tender for the controversial project was cancelled three days before the finalisation of a major tender to install Internet-connected computer labs in the province’s public schools. At a media conference on Tuesday, Gauteng finance minister Mandla Nkomfe said the department had decided to review

The politically connected, controversy-plagued consortium that failed to deliver on the R2bn Gauteng Online Project, SMMT Online (now trading as Cloudseed), may get a second bite at the cherry. The five-year Gauteng government tender to install Internet-connected computer