Coming up on Gqeberha: The Empire this May 2023:
Monday 1 May 2023
Who’s fooling who?
Luzuko plays a mental game of cat and mouse with Zimkhitha. Mpilo burrows himself further into Dumisani and Sandiswa’s life.
Tuesday 2 May 2023
Luzuko tries to get confessions out of Msimelelo and his collaborators. Funeka is fed up with Msimelelo. She makes a drastic decision about her marriage.
Wednesday 3 May 2023
Who’s the liar
Funeka finally decides to track Msimelelo down. Mpilo has a tough decision to make. Luzuko realises something big.
Thursday 4 May 2023
Where there’s smoke
Mpilo is nearly caught in his lies as his rollercoaster affair continues. Zimkhitha panics when the chickens seem to come home to roost. Funeka regrets calling Gubevu.
Friday 5 May 2023
Reap what you sow
Mpilo is tired of being Dumisani’s little dirty secret. Zimkhitha is not quite prepared for Luzuko’s surprise.
Monday 8 May 2023
Nothing but the truth
Luzuko reunites the people who tried to have him killed and demands answers within 24 hours. Mpilo can’t bring himself to drop Sindiswa even though he really wants to.
Tuesday 9 May 2023
Confrontation, Confession & Pee
Things take a dramatic turn for Mpilo. Msimelelo and Zimkhitha are getting on each other’s nerves inside the container. Luzuko lies to his children.
Wednesday 10 May 2023
Luzuko calls Zimkhitha’s bluff with bloody results. Mpilo reels as Dumisani starts a new life and ends a relationship.
Thursday 11 May 2023
Returns & Apologies
Ntando saves Zimkhithas life and makes Luzuko feel guilty. Msimelelo returns home.
Friday 12 May 2023
Fathers and sons
Msimelelo’s past comes back to bite him in the worst way. Luzuko finds that making amends for his mistakes isn’t going to be easy.
Monday 15 May 2023
The past never forgets
Ntando is determined to assert his newfound power over his siblings. Sivuyile threatens to expose the truths to Funeka.
Tuesday 16 May 2023
There’s a new boss in town
Ntando starts making big changes to the Mxenge household. Sivuyile is not happy about being kept as Msimelelo’s dirty secret.
Wednesday 17 May 2023
How not to nab a big fish
Ntando gets a rude awakening when he realises nabbing a big fish to impress his father is not easy. Msimelelo has a hard time controlling Sivuyile.
Thursday 18 May 2023
Ntando makes a deal with the devil. Sivuyile is touched by the word of affirmation Msimelelo uses on him for the first time.
Friday 19 May 2023
All eyes on Ntando
Ntando has reached a place of no return with the abalone shipping. Sivuyile demands to move into Msimelelo’s house.
Monday 22 May 2023
More money, more arrogance
The abalone deal proves to be very lucrative for Mpilo and Ntando while Thulani’s suspicions grow. Msimelelo is struggling to keep his secret son away from his wife.
Tuesday 23 May 2023
There’s a crowd
Funeka questions her generosity when she sees Sivuyile’s lack of house training. Ntando is caught with his pants down.
Wednesday 24 May 2023
A mess-up king
Thulani has to step up as big brother. Msimelelo squirms as Funeka and Nontle embrace Sivuyile.
Thursday 25 May 2023
One last job
Ntando decides to dabble in illegal activity one last time. Msimelelo tries to do right by his son.
Friday 26 May 2023
No such thing as easy money
Ntando’s abalone smuggling mission goes wrong. Msimelelo finally apologises to Sivuyile for abandoning him. Mxolisi threatens to kill whoever stands in his way, especially Thulani.
Monday 29 May 2023
I’m not a deadbeat
Thulani has to save Ntando who’s been busted with the abalone by the police. Msimelelo is worried that Sivuyile will tell Funeka the truth.
Tuesday 30 May 2023
Who’s your daddy?
Ntando is afraid to face Luzuko when he returns. Anathi gets news that turns her life upside down. Msimelelo is on borrowed time with Sivuyile holding an axe over his head.
Wednesday 31 May 2023
Premiere episodes of Gqeberha: The Empire air on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 21h00.