SA faces escalating unrest if the ANC retains power in May's election and fails to introduce major reform, DA leader Mmusi Maimane said on Thursday. In the most hotly contested election since the end of apartheid, President Cyril Ramaphosa is hoping to reverse a slide in support for the ANC, which has won every general election since Nelson Mandela swept to power in 1994. Ramaphosa has cast himself as a reformer but has been hampered by party infighting. “If nothing changes radically now by the ballot box, … there will be more protests, and then who knows?” Maimane told reporters when asked whether SA faced a violent future. "Fifty percent of young people in this country can't find work. They will act, give them the time," Maimane added.  Opinion polls predict the ANC will hold onto its majority in the May 8 election, but they differ over its margin of victory. The DA  elected Maimane as its first black leader in 2015 to widen its appeal and improved its national standing by winning...

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