In truth, this part of town is in the forefront of Johannesburg's changing profile to become sex capital of Africa.
Sex industry flourishing in the city of gold
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Save Watchlist or, Email. By Helen Grange On the corner of Main Road and 4th Avenue in Melville, where the Spar once was, is Adultworld, its name brazenly announced on a yellow and scarlet-tinted facade. Less than two kilometres from here down Beyers Naude Drive, in Blackheath, opposite Cresta shopping centre, is a huge upstairs store called "Private". It's a fresh car, km, 2door. Re gas fridges and repair on site. Tatty old flags draping the balcony of the flat above it signal the domain of an older adult shop, Wild Side.