The Mxenge Empire in trouble – Gqeberha: The Empire

01 July 2023
Secrets will be revealed.
Nozuko Mxenge

Monday - 03 July 23       

Dead ends      

Thulani finally gets the truth about the paternity of Anathi's unborn child. Nobomi confronts Bulelwa about protecting Chumani. Anathi fears that her marriage is over.

Bulelwa turns on a loved one in a way that shocks everyone. Anathi and Thulani are tortured by a new secret they both now share. Fundiswa and Zimkhitha continue to butt heads.

Wednesday - 05 July 23        

Difficult decisions      

Thulani insults the supposed love of his life. Bulelwa kicks gets rid of someone close to her heart. Fundiswa plays with fire.

Thursday - 06 July 23 

 Duty versus love        

Thulani reads Anathi to filth. Zimkhitha will stop at nothing to teach Fundiswa a lesson. Lilitha finally breaks free of Chumani.

Anathi's life hangs by a thread as she reaches the end of the road. Could spending the night in jail bring Fundiswa and Zimkhitha closer or will it destroy them?

Thulani saves Anathi and makes the hardest decision of his life. Zimkhitha's loneliness sends her down a desperate path. Nozuko learns the truth about Anathi and Thulani.

Tuesday - 11 July 23        

A sweet village girl,not!         

Nozuko acquires damning evidence against a nemesis. Thulani swears he's going to let go of Anathi and his baby. Zimkhitha is left high and dry by an old flame.

Wednesday - 12 July 23        

Keep your enemies far away 

Zimkhitha's on the prowl to get Msimelelo back. Anathi's generosity might just be her demise.

Msimelelo and Zimkhitha reconnect while Funeka seems to grow suspicious. The chickens finally come home to roost for Thulani and Anathi.

Luzuko makes Thulani and Anathi pay for their betrayal. Zimkhitha and Msimelelo are caught sneaking around.

The news of the boat explosion spread like wildfire and Bulelwa refuses to accept that Thulani is dead. Zimkhitha and Msimelelo are on knife's edge with Ntando on a war path to expose their affair.

Tuesday - 18 July 23        

From spare to heir     

Bulelwa refuses to believe her sunshine is gone. Ntando is distracted from his mother's shenanigans when he realises he's not next in line for the Mxenge throne.

Zimkhitha gets into Ntando's head and gets him to embraces his new position as leader of the family. Bulelwa rejects the idea of a memorial for Thulani.

Thursday - 20 July 23       

Wading into denial    

Still in denial about Thulani's death Bulelwa turns to a higher power for answer. Mpilo becomes frustrated when Ntando won't get involved in funeral planning.

The Mxenge family says the final goodbyes to the departed. Bulelwa skips the memorial service and instead goes to pray for a miracle at the beach.

Monday - 24 July 23        


Bulelwa hasn't given up Thulani being alive. Thulani and Anathi resurface alive at Cebisa's. Nontle goes back home. She begins grieving.

Thulani and Anathi realise just how hard their new life is going to be. Nontle embarks on a journey of keeping Thulani's memory alive. Bulelwa continues to spiral as she battles her grief.

Wednesday - 26 July 23        

Close calls & pipe dreams     

Nontle faces a roadblock in her quest to name a street after Thulani. Anathi and Thulani are concerned. Bulelwa is unreachable.

Thursday - 27 July 23   

A scorpion and the cheaters  

Thulani and Anathi narrowly escape the jaws of a shark. Nobomi is done with her mother and tells her as much. Funeka is forced to accept a ridiculous idea to keep the peace in her home.

Thulani and Anathi keep running. Nontle talks about her pain and ends up healing someone. Bulelwa will try anything to bring Thulani back.

Anathi and Thulani arrive in East London but things don't go smoothly. Bulelwa is given life changing news. Nontle finds herself a new cause to be a part of.

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