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A desperate father’s attempt to stop the curse – Umkhokha: The Curse

01 December 2023
Xolile’s body is exhumed, but will Difa man up and lash her remains?
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Episode 195: Saved by a tragedy

MaMzobe is about to confess all her sins, when a tragedy saves her. Nothing can stop Zodwa’s lobolo negotiations now, or is there?


Episode 196: Umkhokha strikes again

Difa tries to calm down his family before he has to do the worst he has ever had to do, lash his child’s lifeless body. 


Episode 197: There’s umkhokha in the family

After studying what has been happening in the family, Difa has an epiphany and breaks the shocking news to the family. The Mthembus put their differences aside and go to offer the Gumedes their condolences. The Gumede siblings fear that there’s a pattern and worry they might be next.  

Episode 198: Umkhokha

MaMzobe struggles with guilt of having not lashed Xolile’s body while Difa makes plans to exhume Mlungisi’s body and lash it.


Episode 199: It’s not Mlu, it’s Xolile

MaMzobe reveals the truth about what she didn’t do.


Episode 200: It’s so hard to say goodbye

Difa confronts MaMzobe about not lashing Xolile, which has led to the Gumede and Mzobe kids being killed by umkhokha. He decides to dig up Xolile’s remains and lash her to stop the curse.


Episode 201A new dawn

Some council members are happy that Nokubonga lost her baby because it means MaMzobe has no claim to the throne, and Mabusi tries to comfort an unresponsive Nokubonga.


Episode 202: The second lashing

Xolile’s body is dug up. Will Difa man up and lash her remains? Nokubonga braves up and finally sticks it to MaMzobe.


Episode 203: Quarrel’s threshold

Tension explodes between Difa and MaMzobe leading to a shocking collapse that leaves the family reeling.


Episode 204: Time to say goodbye

The Gumede’s are horrified when they find Difa lying on the floor, unresponsive. Siphamandla wants to backtrack serving MaMzobe but it’s too late and she gets served anyway. Pastor Mdluli unintentionally reveals his plans for Khulekani to Nomkhosi.


Episode 205: Mamzobe’s nemesis returns

Gumedes learn that Difa has taken a turn for the worst. Nompendulo wants redemption. Nomkhosi accuses his father of endangering Khulekani’s life.


Episode 206Snakes and ladders

MaMzobe might have a huge problem on her hands as it turns out that an old enemy with a grudge is out on the loose spilling the beans.


Episode 207: Robbing the robber

The Mthembus learn the real truth about the will. MaMzobe’s evil intentions do not pay off.  


Episode 208: Every knee shall bow and every tongue confess Zamcolo 

MaMzobe has no choice but to do the thing she vowed she’ll never do in her life. Khulekani is convinced that they’re in a good space with his wife, only to find out she won’t be attending his ordination.


Episode 209: A fresh start

The walls are closing in on MaMzobe.


Episode 210: A sinner of sinners

MaMzobe’s day of reckoning comes. Khulekani elevates even more and Maphalala drags MaZungu to church to face the music.


Episode 211: Bring back the money

The council threatens MaMzobe but Ndlovu buys her time.


Episode 212: No bad deed goes unpunished

Khulekani asks MaNzimande to bless him, but she refuses and blesses Siphamandla instead. MaMzobe plays her last card. 


Episode 213: Victory is sweet

While the Mthembus prepare for the pilgrimage, MaMzobe seeks to mend her relationships with her family, but might be failing.


Episode 214Going on a pilgrimage

Siphamandla leads amaJudiya as they go to the mountain for their annual pilgrimage. Nomkhosi still refuses to accompany Khulekani to church on his big day. MaMzobe feels left out when Difa, Gabisile and Nobuntu leave for the pilgrimage without her.


Episode 215: Mountain top

When amaJudiya reaches the mountain top, Siphamandla is met by a surprise.


Catch Umkhokha: The Curse every Monday – Friday at 20:30 on DStv channel 161.

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