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The dead shall rise – Gqeberha: The Empire

02 October 2023
Anathi and Thulani's cover is blown.
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Mon- 2 Oct - What's that in the Sky?

Msimelelo buckles under the weight of his costly secret. Zimkhitha does some snooping when she finds out who Luzuko's been meeting with. Thulani and Anathi part ways.

Tue- 3 Oct - Broken Relationships   

Zimkhitha does some digging and learns of the best news ever regarding Ntando. Things worsen between a couple on the run. Msimelelo struggles to get through to Funeka, fears he might have lost her forever this time.

Wed- 4 Oct 23-  Ephesians 6:4  

Anathi is determined to solve her problems with Thulani and decides to risk it all by visiting Bulelwa. Msimelelo is not prepared for what's in store for him when furious Ntando shows up swinging a golf club. Fundiswa has an inappropriate crush on someone she has no business crushing on.

Thurs- 5 Oct 23 - Anathi Returns Home

Fundiswa shamelessly lusts over an oblivious Mbube. Zimkhitha discovers by chance that Anathi is alive. Msimelelo is in a coma. Ntando feels guilty.

Fri- O6 Oct 23              

Fundiswa fantasises about being ravaged by Mbube. Zimkhitha is determined to solve the Anathi mystery. Msimelelo comes home but Funeka still has her walls up.

Mon- 09 Oct 23 - Back from the dead

Zimkhitha worries Thulani's rise from the dead will affect Ntando. Fundiswa wants Mbube to know that she's not a girl but a woman who knows what she wants. Nontle sings Ntando's praises while Msimelelo forgives him.

Tue- 10 Oct 23 - When love calls

Fundiswa learns that it takes more than an SMS to capture  man's heart.

Wed- 11 Oct 23 - Sins of the father        

Thulani is determined to make amends, no matter the risk. Ntando declares his love to an old crush but doesn’t get a desired reaction. Fundiswa continues playing with fire but doesn’t seem to be getting anywhere.

Thurs- 12 Oct 23 - Feelings         

Thulani goes back to face Luzuko. Nontle gives in to her feelings for Ntando. Fundiswa tells Mbube what she wants in very clear terms.

Fri- 13 Oct 23  - The dead shall rise       

Thulani doesn’t get the reaction he expected from Luzuko but he is not giving up. Mbube and Fundiswa achieve a milestone but there's still another mountain to climb. Ntando chooses love, despite what people think.

Mon- 16 Oct 23 - The selfish act of forgiveness

Nontle and Ntando take their relationship to the next level. Luzuko tells Nozuko about Thulani being alive. She suggests Luzuko must finish what he started. Luzuko and Bulelwa are both anxious about the secrets they are keeping from each other.

Tue- 17 Oct 23 -  The calm before the storm

Nontle begs Sivuyile to keep quiet after he uncovers her secret. Fundiswa reverts to childish stunts to get Mbube's attention. Anathi questions whether they are truly safe now that Luzuko knows they're both alive.

Wed- 18 Oct 23 Your son is no more.

Thulani receives devasting news about his unborn son. Ntando and Nontle are shook when they learn what they have to do if they want to be together. Fundiswa drops a bombshell on her brother.

Thurs- 19 Oct 23          

Luzuko lays down the law and demands Mbube and Fundiswa to stay away from each other. Zimkhitha fails to get the Makwetu's support in putting a stop to Ntando and Nontle's relationship. Thulani is sure he knows who's responsible of the pain he and Anathi are in.

Fri- 20 Oct 23 - Guns and Knives

Thulani versus Luzuko. Could this be the end of the Mxenge empire? Can Zimkhitha stop Ntando and Nontle's incestuous affair, or is it too late? Mbube packs his bags and leaves Zimkhitha's house.

Mon- 23 Oct - Love is Stained

Zimkhitha brings in secret weapons to deal with Ntando and Nontle. Bulelwa covers up for Thulani. Fundiswa makes a choice, but will she get her way.

Tue- 24 Oct -  Mama, I love her!

Luzuko doesn’t reveal who shot him. Ntando fights for Nontle while Fundiswa breaks it off with Mbube.

Wed-  25 Oct -  New Sheriff in Town

Change comes knocking at Thulani and Anathi 

Anathi's door. Nozuko finds herself in a vulnerable position. There's a new sheriff in town but not everyone in the Mxenge family is pleased about it.

Thurs - 26 Oct - The Price you Pay

Zimkhitha and Nozuko's worst fears come to light while Thulani and Anathi realise just how much their freedom is going to cost. Msimelelo and Funeka reach a thorny middle ground.

Fri - 27 Oct  -   Family over Everything

Nontle is reunited with Thulani. Bulelwa surprises everybody by reinstating Thulani at Mxenge businesses. Zimkhitha is determined to keep her current position in the family.

Mon- 30 Oct-  Unrequired Love         

Ntando comes to a painful realisation that he will always live in his brother's shadow. Bulelwa's efforts to unite the family blow up in her face. Thulani is caught between fulfilling his duties and following his heart's desires.

Tue- 31 Oct  - Back to old Ways

Nontle and Thulani struggle to find their groove while they both pine for the other people. Fed up with Bulelwa, Zimkhitha turns to an unlikely ally. 

Watch Gqeberha: The Empire on weekdays at 21:00 on DStv channel 161, stream, and catch up on episodes on DStv Stream. Join the conversation on Mzansi Magic's social media, XInstagram, Facebook, and TikTok using the hashtag #GqeberhaTheEmpire.