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South African Opposition Takes Power in Johannesburg

South Africa's main opposition party has won control of the local government in the economic hub city of Johannesburg, for the first time since the end of apartheid. The Democratic Alliance's candidate won the post of mayor in an election by local government councilors, following heavy losses by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) during August 3 municipal elections. The win is one of several for the Democratic Alliance in urban areas, including taking political control...

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