GIULIETTA TALEVI: Ghost town of dead restaurants a monument to government failure
In SA, erratic or nonexistent government support is almost to be expected. But for the private sector, in the form of SA’s short-term insurers, to turn its back on customers is truly a travesty of justice
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...