Coming up on Gqeberha: The Empire this September 2023:
Friday 1 September 2023
Nozuko is left alone after messing up. Bulelwa doesn’t want to fight Zimkhitha and her kids. Funeka and Nontle have to figure out how to recover from this setback and fight crime.
Monday 4 September 2023
The fractures in Bulelwa and Luzuko’s marriage only seem to grow bigger. Funeka toys with danger in an attempt to protect her business. Nozuko atones for her actions.
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Musa tries to insert himself in Funeka’s business. Anathi gets sick. Mpilo struggles with his guilt.
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Bulelwa wants to put an end to it all once and for all. Things go from bad to worse for Funeka. Thulani’s gut tells him there’s more to Anathi’s symptoms.
Thursday 7 September 2023
Desperate to protect her restaurant, Funeka is forced to put her trust in Musa. To ensure Anathi’s pregnancy runs smoothly, Thulani calls in some help. Luzuko officially hands the reigns to Ntando.
Friday 8 September 2023
Ntando is forced to come clean when Luzuko kicks Bulelwa and Nobomi out of their home. Thulani and Anathi receive bad news about their baby. Funeka finds out the truth about Musa.
Monday 11 September 2023
Ntando’s actions seem to have far reaching consequences. Thulani finds himself with no hope in the face of growing problems. Funeka brings in the big guns to deal with an enemy.
Tuesday 12 September 2023
Bulelwa gets her sister wife’s troublesome child arrested and all hell breaks loose. A pregnant woman won’t wake up from her slumber. A gun goes off during a scuffle at the Makwetus.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Luzuko fights for Bulelwa’s forgiveness and Nobomi tries to bring to squash the family feud. Funeka is haunted by what she did to protect her children. Thulani drives Anathi away from East London, looking for help.
Thursday 14 September 2023
Luzuko decides to return as CEO with Nobomi by his side. Thulani comes to Bulelwa in desperation. Msimelelo returns with a bag of gold.
Friday 15 September 2023
Thulani wants to remain a ghost while life slips out of Anathi. Msimelelo’s dream is worth gold. Zimkhitha has run out of charity.
Monday 18 September 2023
While Anathi battles for her life, Thulani battles Bulelwa’s burning questions of where they’ve been. Nontu decides that Zimkhitha’s not the only Mxenge she can turn to for money. Msimelelo gets his payday but Gubevu feels cheated.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Anathi and Thulani’s secret burns a hole in Bulelwa’s chest. Msimelelo asks why Funeka doesn’t have faith in him even after proving her wrong. Zimkhitha’s done being used by her sister.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Thulani and Anathi learn of the sex of their baby and Bulelwa makes a tough decision. Msimelelo signs a deal with the devil. Zimkhitha has made up her mind and refuses to change it.
Thursday 21 September 2023
Luzuko is suspicious of Bulelwa’s behaviour. Zimkhitha refuses to fall for Nontu’s emotional blackmail. Msimelelo’s greed is getting the better of him. He wants more gold to trade and is willing to part with 700K.
Friday 22 September 2023
Vathiswa reveals Zimkhitha’s secret unaware Nontu’s listening in. Thulani’s call gets Luzuko’s suspicions right up. Msimelelo’s charm falls flat.
Monday 25 September 2023
Bulelwa blames Anathi for bringing doom to the Mxenges. Msimelelo’s dream pushes him to do something behind Funeka’s back. Zimkhitha is cornered as a past mistake gets thrown in her face.
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Has Msimelelo finally struck gold? Zimkhitha is worried when a guest extends their stay. The pressure of keeping someone’s secret life becomes too much for Bulelwa.
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Bulelwa and Thulani seem to reach a point of no return in their relationship. Msimelelo makes a loss that might cost him everything. Zimkhitha and Nontu’s feud reaches a boiling point.
Thursday 28 September 2023
Nontu is willing to play dirty to get what she wants. Thulani and Anathi turn on each other. Msimelelo can’t tell Funeka the truth.
Friday 29 September 2023
Backed in the corner Zimkhitha gives in to Nontu’s blackmail. The lovers, tear into each other. Someone discovers Msimelelo’s secret.