Love and betrayal on Gqeberha: The Empire

18 January 2023
New beginnings, love and betrayal.
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Episode 1 | Mon - 16 Jan 23 | Enter Anathi!

Anathi enters Luzuko and Thulani's world and turns it upside down.

Episode 2 | Tues - 17 Jan 23  | Don't count your chickens.    

Luzuko sets his sights on a new but complicated conquest. Zimkhitha and Msimelelo celebrate their narrow escape, unaware of the fact that their nightmare is only beginning.

Episode 3 | Wed - 18 Jan 23  | Man of steel 

Luzuko sets in motion his very deliberate pursuit of Anathi while Thulani also endeavours to find the girl of his dreams and his father's attackers. Zimkhitha second guesses herself.

Episode 4  | Thur - 19 Jan 23 | Search and find          

Thulani is determined to make both of his searches successful. Luzuko makes sure that two of his wives are happy while he courts his next wife.

Episode 5 | Fri  - 20 Jan 23 | A king and his kingdom

The Mxenge family gets the blessings of the church, and Luzuko gets rewarded with the girl of his dreams. Thulani gets more than what he bargained for.

Episode 6  | Mon - 23 Jan 23 | Like Father like Son   

Zimkhitha secret threatens to come out. Thulani is devastated by losing his dream girl.

Episode 7  | Tues - 24 Jan 23 | Up in arms      

Msimelelo wakes up and Zimkhitha is desperate for a solution. Nobomi is up in arms about her father marrying a fourth wife. She gathers support from her siblings.

Episode 8 | Wed - 25 Jan 23| A colossal mess-up     

Zimkhitha confesses to her most trusted son, and he offers his help keep her secret hidden. Anathi starts warming up to her husband to be, while Thulani simmers inside.

Episode 9 | Thur - 26 Jan 23 | Cinderella meets the in-laws  

Anathi makes the wrong decision when she leaves with someone she's supposed to have cut off in her life. Zimkhitha has a plan to save her skin but then her plan is soon thwarted when Thulani arrives untimely.

Episode 10 |  Fri - 27 Jan 23 | Bullets and flat tyres     

Thulani has to save Anathi in the absence of his father and things take an interesting turn. Zimkhitha tries to escape but her plan fails. Msimelelo will do anything to protect Zimkhitha.

Episode 11 | Mon - 30 Jan 23 | Traitors Everywhere  

Luzuko faces off with the person who allegedly ordered the attack on him and shows zero mercy. Things are awkward between a bride-to-be and her future stepson.

Episode 12 | Tues - 31 Jan 23  | Love Hurts     

Thulani is slowly falling in love with Anathi, every day that passes. Msimelelo goes behind Luzuko's back and agrees to a copper deal. He involves Ntando in the deal instead.

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