Twenty-one initiates have already died throughout South Africa since the start of the 2018 summer traditional initiation season; Fists fly between photographers and security at CPUT graduation ceremony; and Springbok wing Ashwin Willemse remains adamant that his sensational TV walkout earlier this year was brought about by racism.Here are today’s top stories:Eskom gets R1.5bn French loan to help strengthen power gridEskom and Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed a R1.5bn loan agreement on Thursday to support the electricity utility's investments in extending and strengthening its power transmission grid along the west coast of South Africa.21 initiates have already died this season - MkhizeTwenty-one initiates have already died throughout South Africa since the start of the 2018 summer traditional initiation season, which started in November.Jail time for men who terrorised Glebelands Hostel residents with violence, murderOne of two men accused of terrorising Glebelands Hostel residents with violence and murder will spend 25 years in prison, police said on Thursday.More woes for Jacob Zuma after court orders he is responsible for his legal feesFormer president Jacob Zuma will have to pay his own legal costs which were incurred in his personal capacity in criminal cases instituted against him.WATCH: Fists fly between photographers and security at CPUT graduation ceremonyUnaccredited photographers who wanted to get a piece of the action at a Cape Town graduation ceremony instead found themselves trading blows with security officials.Jennifer Lopez turns heads on the red carpet with this hot-pink dressThe 49-year-old singer stole the show at the recent Second Act movie premiere in New York, E! Online reports.View this post on Instagram ???? . . . I think she was inspired by my Pink Panther look. Headed to the @SecondActMovie premiere in NYC with my girl! ?? . . . Who’s excited to to see @secondactmovie in theaters on December 21st!?A post shared by Alex Rodriguez (@arod) on Dec 12, 2018 at 4:49pm PST Mihalik murder: Accused Khayelitsha taxi owner wants video footage of killingOne of the men accused of the "premeditated" murder of Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik wants the State to hand over its video evidence, it emerged in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday.Man accused of raping stepdaughter 900 times to spend festive season behind barsA KwaZulu-Natal man accused of raping his 10-year-old stepdaughter 900 times, is to spend the festive season behind bars after the Verulam Magistrate's Court postponed his case for a month.PICS: Tamaryn Green makes SA proud at Miss Universe preliminary competition Miss South Africa Tamaryn Green represented South Africa at the Miss Universe preliminary competition on Thursday.View this post on Instagram @tamaryngreen South Africa!????????? #misssouthafrica2018 #MissSouthAfrica #missuniverse2018 #missuniverso2018 #missuniverso #missuniverseA post shared by ?? IMPÉRIO DAS MISSES ?? (@imperio.miss) on Dec 13, 2018 at 5:50am PST Le Clos revels in biggest short course winChad le Clos knew he would come back stronger after winning gold on the third day of the FINA Short-Course World Championships on Thursday.Willemse confident SAHRC will prove racism behind TV walkoutSpringbok wing Ashwin Willemse remains adamant that his sensational TV walkout earlier this year was brought about by racism.*Would you like to subscribe to News24's Newsletters and get a wrap of the day's news? If so, click here.