“We also lost our loved ones, people are talking about it, but SA, where are you? We also lost someone we wanted to be with. Is it because we’re from Alexandra? Is it because we’re from a poor family who comes from Alexandra township?”

These questions were posed by Nomsa Montsha, the partner of Collins Khosa, on SABC news over the weekend. She’d been asked why Khosa’s death, after a brutal assault by members of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), hasn’t sparked the same outcry as that of George Floyd, who died from asphyxiation on May 25 at the hands of the Minneapolis police...

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