Ruling S. African party suffers municipal losses

South Africa's ruling National Party, torn by the expulsion of 16 right-wing members of parliament, received setbacks in Transvaal municipal elections.

The anti-apartheid opposition Progressive Federal Party (PFP) won control of town councils in two wealthy Johannesburg suburbs, but fell just one seat short of its main goal of outright control of the city

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