A solitary motorbike rumbles through otherwise silent streets in once-bustling Johannesburg, now transformed into a near ghost town by one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns.

A few months ago its driver, like most others in the city, would probably have been delivering fast food like fried chicken or burgers to convenience-seeking consumers...

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