He could not contact anybody for help because his cellphone was take by the attackers. It is uncertain if anything else was taken.
Most of the suspects are in their early twenties.
The commercial farming body, Free State Agriculture has condemned the killings with Free State Agriculture chief executive, Henk Vermeulen calling it senseless murder.
Lindley is a small town situated on the banks of the Vals River in the eastern Free State which was established by an American Presbyterian missionary named Daniel Lindley, who was the first ordained minister to the Voortrekkers in Natal.
The settlement of Lindley was laid out in 1875 on the farm Brandhoek and was proclaimed a town in 1878.
The boy, aged nine, was taken from Makamba province in Burundi by a gang that crossed the border, the head of Burundi's albino association said.
Kassim Kazungu told AFP the remains had been recovered from the Malagarazi river and given a formal burial.
Albino body parts are prized in parts of Africa, with witch-doctors claiming they have special powers.
Dozens of albinos have been killed, and the killings have spread to neighbouring Burundi.
'Every day Whites are killed by blacks in South Africa. Thousands a year. Many do not even make the daily newspaper, but let it just be the other way around, or let a white just successfully defend himself against assault by blacks, then all hell breaks loose in South Africa.
In South Africa the law is on the side of the criminal. When a black breaks into the house of a white person and even attempts to stab the owner, the owner is not allowed to simply defend himself with a firearm.'
Roux's mother threatened by victim's brother
Pretoria - A credit card belonging to Blue Bulls prop Bees Roux, who has been charged with the murder of a Tshwane metro policeman, was used at a fast food restaurant shortly after the incident.
This is what Roux's legal representative, Rudi Krause, alleged in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Monday, where Roux applied for bail after the death on Friday of Sergeant Ntshimane Johannes Mohale, 38.
Krause said Roux's credit card was used at a McDonald's restaurant on Friday morning at 02:31 - between 30 minutes and an hour after Mohale was assaulted.
Roux appeared calm but slightly nervous in court.
About 50 metro police officials, including senior officials as well as Dikeledi Lehobye, mayoral committee member for community safety, were in the court.
Mohale's brother, Richard Taukobong, 48, called out to Roux "You fucking dog!" as he was led to the dock.
When Roux was led out for a short recess minutes later, Taukobong yelled: "I'm going to get your mother, you fucking dog!"
Metro police officials repeatedly had to hold Taukobong back. After the lunch hour, armed members of the police's tactical response unit entered the courtroom to maintain order.
Roux said in his statement to the court, which was read by Krause, that he is not a flight risk and that he has thus far done everything in his power to help the police with their investigation.
"I don't want to live like a fugitive."
The defence said Roux will plead not guilty and asked that bail be set at R5 000. They indicated that Roux earns R850 000 per year.
The State asked that it be set at R20 000. Chief Magistrate Desmond Nair, however, set bail at R100 000.
This was paid and Roux was released on Monday.
Bees "Was being blackmailed"
Bees Roux may have become the victim of blackmail at the hands of metro police officers, after he spent a drunken evening at an infamous strip-club in Pretoria.
Roux had been at the club, Flamingo’s in Church Street, until the early hours of the morning before he was flagged down by members of the Tshwane metro police.
Roux later was arrested for murder after an incident in which one of the metro policemen died.
Pieter Crous, owner of Flamingo’s, said on Wednesday that officers of the Tshwane metro police would wait for his clients to emerge in the early hours and then drive them to ATM machines.
“The clients must then draw money and give it to the metro police officers or face being arrested for driving while drunk,” explained Crous. He confirmed that Roux and a friend were at his club on Friday morning.
Police call on ancestors to haunt Bees Roux
Ancestors will be called on to haunt the alleged murderer of Johannes Mtshumane Mogale, executive director of policing Ndumiso Jaca said at the memorial service in Pretoria on Thursday.
Addressing a packed gathering of family members and fellow metro police officers, Jaca said Blue Bulls rugby player - Bees Roux - arrested for Mogale's murder - "would not rest".
"Let's call on the fallen members of the department to go and man the road blocks and ensure Bees doesn't rest."
Roux was arrested last Friday after he had allegedly been pulled over by Mogale for drunken driving.
Shortly after, Mogale's beaten body was found by two other patrol officers.
"Let's call on our ancestors, lets ensure we hound Bees until he tells the truth," he said to angry shouts of agreement.
The curators of the multi-million-rand Emma Smith Educational Fund at the University of KwaZulu-Natal brought the appeal after the high court ruled against them.
The university had sought an order that would delete the words "European", "British" and "or Dutch South African" from the trust that was established according to the will of the late KwaZulu-Natal industrialist Sir Charles George Smith, who died in 1941.
The trust holds that "European girls born of British South African or Dutch South African parents who have been resident in Durban for a period of at least three years immediately preceding the grant", could benefit from the fund.
On Monday, the university, which manages the fund, submitted the phrase "born of British South African or Dutch South African parents" had ceased to have meaning in present-day South Africa.
The words served to undermine the broader charitable purpose which Sir Charles sought to achieve, which was to help poor girls who would otherwise be unable to continue their studies.
"The purpose of the bequest was to oversee disadvantages confronting poor women in obtaining tertiary education," according to court papers submitted by the university.
The university also submitted the words "European", "British" and "or Dutch South African" should be struck from the terms governing the fund as they constitute racial discrimination.
The University of KwaZulu-Natal submitted it was no longer practical to carry out Sir Charles' charitable purpose in the way he had stipulated.
The university's lawyer D Stewart told a panel of five judges that Sir Charles could not have foreseen how South Africa would change.
"(The will) did not foresee that racial exclusion terms would be a problem. (An) embarrassment for the university."
The curators submitted to the SCA that the object of interpreting any bequest was to give effect to the testator's wishes.
"The selection of recipients is a matter of freedom of testation."
The two lawyers appointed as curators further submitted there were still enough applicants falling within the categories selected by Sir Charles for his objectives to be achieved.
If the university found it embarrassing to refuse to help non-white girls, it should ask the court to appoint other trustees.
The curators told the judges to keep in mind that if potential testators got the impression their intended benefits could be interfered with, they would shy away from leaving money for the benefit of others.
"This would clearly be against the public interest."
It was further submitted that the measuring of freedom of testation against unfair discrimination in the Bill of Rights would have serious implications for this "charitable instrument".
Judgment was reserved.
They were identified as journalists Graham Lizamore, 62, and his wife Kate, in her fifties, who had both formerly worked for the Daily Dispatch and who have recently moved to KwaZulu-Natal.
A police spokesman stated that “The couple were found partially decomposed. The woman’s head was covered in a plastic bag and the man’s ankles and wrist were tied,”
Police confirmed there were no signs of the couple having been robbed and that the motive was unknown.
“On the eve of this millennium, Nelson Mandela and friends lit candles mapping the shape of their continent and declared the Twenty-first Century would belong to Africa. A pity that for every one Mandela there are over a hundred Robert Mugabes.”
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