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To mary or not to marry? – Gqeberha: The Empire

01 March 2023
Thulani must make a decision.
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Wed - 01 Mar 23 

 Mistaken alliances          

Luzuko is outsmarted by the new police captain. Anathi realises being married to Luzuko has its disappointments. An old friend helps Msimelelo but not without a price.


Thur - 02 Mar 23 

An incorruptible man     

Captain Rhoyi goes to taunt Luzuko in his own home. Thulani and Anathi have an awkward encounter. Msimelelo's dream to become a tenderpreneur dies before it begins.


Fri - 03 Mar 23 

You're welcome, dad     

Ntando is determined to show his dad he's not useless. Msimelelo goes to demand his money back but Mandla has a much better offer for him.


Mon - 06 Mar 23  

Right handman 

Luzuko receives an unexpected guest in the middle of celebrating Ntando. Msimelelo must do what needs to be done to feed his family.


Tues - 07 Mar 23  

The curse           

Ntando keeps catching heat despite his many apologies. Thulani and Anathi have to work together to throw Bulelwa off. Msimelelo's efforts are thwarted.


Wed - 08 Mar 23 

 Plans gone without the wind      

Zimkhitha leaks fabricated documents to a journalist about Captain Rhoyi. Social media is abuzz. Ntando comes to Msimelelo's rescue during a shootout.


Thurs - 09 Mar 23           

Losing faith        

Msimelelo continues his hunt for councillor. Anathi and Thulani continue to torture each other. Luzuko has begun to lose hope but Zimkhitha refuses to give in.


Fri - 10 Mar 23  


Thulani confesses his feeling for Anathi to someone very dear to him but doesn't get the response he was hoping for. Msimelelo comes up with a diabolical idea to get Mandla to spill the tea. Luzuko's talk with his girls goes horribly wrong.


Mon - 13 Mar 23             

Faking death      

Msimelelo fakes a politician's death. Bulelwa confronts Thulani about his dangerous desires. Zimkhitha finds out just how untouchable the captain is.


Tue - 14 Mar 23              T

oo close to see the sun 

Bulelwa takes extreme measures to stop disaster from striking between Thulani and Anathi. Msimelelo continues to fly a littles too close to the sun. Luzuko makes a decision that shatters his family.


Wed - 15 Mar 23             

Hopeless Passions           

Luzuko struggles to convince his wives that everything will be fine. Msimelelo's gamble blows up in his face.


Thur - 16 Mar 23             

I eat pain for breakfast  

Msimelelo is about to be killed by Mandla and his crew. Nozuko isn't happy at all about having Anathi in her house. Bulelwa sets things straight between Thulani and Nontle.


Fri - 17 Mar 23  


Luzuko goes on the offence and one ups Rhoyi. Bulelwa blindsides Thulani. Msimelelo and Ntando dive into the ocean.


Mon - 20 Mar 23             

Death before dishonour

Luzuko extends an olive brunch to Msimelelo, after hearing about his "heroics". Anathi is heartbroken after hearing how Nozuko dislikes her. Thulani is becoming more anxious every time he hears, gets asked about his wedding.

Tues - 21 Mar 23             

Wedding bells   

Bulelwa wants a wedding and will stop at nothing to ensure that it happens. Anathi unwittingly thwarts Nozuko's big plans with Luzuko. A relative shows up at the Makwetus but not everyone is happy about that.


Wed - 22 Mar 23             

Negotiations a way forward        

Nozuko is gunning for Anathi. Gubeva is the hero of the day after the lobola negotiations exceed expectations.


Thur - 23 Mar 23             

Don’t touch what isn't yours.     

Nozuko's plan to poison Anathi backfires. Funeka's way of dealing with Gubevu causes tension in her marriage.


Fri - 24 Mar 23  

A time to kill      

Anathi has no idea of Nozuko's deadly plans. Luzuko's not happy that he has to clean up Thulani's mess. Gubevu continues to drive a wedge between Msimelelo and Funeka.


Mon - 27 Mar 23             

Gubevu - Fired  

Thulani is sent away against his will. Anathi is finally happy again with Luzuko. Funeka feels like an outcast in her own family, because of Gubevu's lies.


Tues - 28 Mar 23             

Who says people can't change   

Nobomi's shocked by the return of an old love while Nomaflower questions Nozuko's sudden change of attitude towards Anathi.


Wed - 29 Mar 23              The wedding dress budget          

Nozuko hatches a plan to permanently get rid of a foe. Funeka tries to reason with an impossible man but it's futile. Lungile has Nobomi perfectly wrapped around his finger.


Thur - 30 Mar 23              Wolf in sheep's clothing

Funeka and Gubevu are at each ither's throats. Mpilo tries to warn Nobomi. The hitman arrivdes to do his job.

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