Advocate Vincent Maleka chaired an internal SuperSport inquiry where it cleared Willemse's co-presenters Nick Mallet and Nass Botha of racism.
The rand was trading at 14.3300 per dollar by 1540 GMT, 0.35% firmer than its New York close of 14.143800.
This past weekend the party held its candidate list conferences to decide which delegates to include.
Among those named with Khashoggi were Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo - currently imprisoned in Myanmar.
The provincial government says this is part of efforts to galvanise the region, following the recent spate of violent protests.
The ex-Robben Island political prisoners have vowed to occupy prison cells on Robben Island while embarking on a hunger strike.
In total, more than 830 health sciences students were capped with undergraduate, honours and masters degrees.
Rashida Manjoo recused herself from the official Satchwell report and its findings released in November.