Top news items in major South African media outlets

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CAPE TOWN, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in South African major media outlets on Wednesday.

-- No money has been recouped by the state from former president Jacob Zuma relating to his long-standing legal woes, the Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

The state also confirmed it was not footing the former president's legal bills. (News24)

-- Former President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday defended his intention to appeal a judgment dismissing his application for a permanent stay of prosecution.

Zuma said he was exercising his constitutional right to challenge what he called an unfavourable decision. (Eyewitness News)

-- A dialogue in Pretoria has heard that South Africans are not xenophobic but the high unemployment rate in the country and competition for resources create opportunities for some people to use xenophobia as an excuse to commit crime.

The Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities organized the dialogue on Tuesday to discuss the challenges foreigners face in South Africa. (South African Broadcasting Corporation) Enditem

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