If you needed reminding of the real-time economic devastation taking place around us, and you live in Joburg, take a drive down Melville’s once buzzing 7th Street.

It’s a ghost town. The latest restaurant to fold also happens to have been one of the strip’s most successful: the highly rated Pablo Eggs-Go-Bar, famous across Joburg for its Yemeni flatbread...

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