Media personnel, Independent Electoral Commission clerks and officers roam around the floor of the Independent Electoral Commission Counting center on Aug. 4, 2016 in Pretoria. / AFP / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA
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South Africa's ruling party is facing its biggest election setback since it took power at the end of apartheid 22 years ago.The ANC already has lost its first major black-majority municipality in this election, Nelson Mandela Bay, named for the ANC's star and the country's first black president.The Democratic Alliance already runs the city of Cape Town, the country's second largest and the only major South African city where blacks are not in the majority.The ANC so far has received 53 percent of votes across the country, its lowest percentage ever, with the Democratic Alliance getting 27 percent.
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