Samwu, SA's largest municipal workers' union, has become the latest organisation to postpone its congress due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak.

On Sunday, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared the virus, officially designated as SARS-CoV-2, a national disaster and announced sweeping measures to contain its spread. These  included travel restrictions on foreigners from hard-hit countries, a ban on mass gatherings of more than 100 people, and the closure of schools...

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