Imbewu Teasers – May 2022
Monday 2 May 2022
Shria refuses Nirupa’s request to do the Siddhant ritual along with the Roka. Jason worries she’s making a mistake. At the Bhengu house, Nkululeko and Nokuzola fight over access to the baby. Phakade is stunned when Mzwandile arrives with more men looking for work.
Tuesday 3 May 2022
Things get out of hand at the Phakade house as much as he tries, Phakade fails to get the men to leave his property and he eventually calls his children to handle the matter. At the Bhengu house Sibongile finds out about the baby’s paternity but swears secrecy to Nokuzola.
Wednesday 4 May 2022
Nirupa is excited about Thu’s birthday. Thu on the other hand doesn’t want any birthday celebrations. MaZulu advises Zithulele and Zakithi to step back from the matter of the gas for now. Meanwhile in Mbumbulu, Sebenzile accidentally confirms the rumours of gas to the church ladies.
Thursday 5 May 2022
The forty-year anniversary church celebrations are disrupted when Nkululeko tells the congregation about the gas under the land and Phakade’s refusal to allow the piercing. The community is up in arms.
At the Rampersads Shria keeps her decision to convert to Catholicism for Jason a secret from her family. She and Jason consult a brahmin who tells them that their marriage will spell disaster…
Friday 6 May 2022
Shria takes a modern posture and refuses to marry a tree. Thu shows up at Emsamo looking like a million bucks. Mrs Price confronts Shria and Nirupa about the prediction that Jason is going to die. At uMbumbulu Phakade and his family rush outside. The church has been set alight.
Monday 9 May 2022
The Emsamo crew wake up hungover. Nkululeko realises that Mzwandile was probably responsible for the fire. News of the fire has reached Zithulele and Zakithi. MaNdlovu wants the person that started the fire found.
Tuesday 10 May 2022
Sebenzile and kaMadonsela feel helpless as they fail to figure out how to help a down Phakade. Much to Nkirupa’s shock, a down in the dumps Shria anticipates eloping with Jason should things not work out with the mystic. But the astrologer informs them that the stars have allied.
Wednesday 11 May 2022
The family worry that Phakade is nowhere to be found. Zithulele tells maZulu about how he and Zakithi connived with Nkululeko, and she punishes them. Phakade fetches a package from an old friend and arrives in the boardroom at Maluju with a bomb strapped to his body.
Thursday 12 May 2022
Shria punishes Nirupa for insulting the Price’s. When Mrs Price suggests Jason split the wedding bill he refuses. Shria and Jason receive a homework assignment for marriage counselling. Nirupa promises to support Thu Sheleni in his house ‘business’. Lindo proposes the Emsamo staff become his new tenants but Thu Sheleni won’t hear it.
Friday 13 May 2022
At Malujlu the hostages emerge unharmed but everyone worries about maZulu. The family learns that Phakade will be formally charged. At the Rampersads the priest asks Jason and Shria to abstain from sex until they are wed. Shria wants to have sex one last time before they abstain. Jason refuses.
Thu sheleni officially opens the commune, with a party.
Monday 16 May 2022
MaNdlovu is determined to do anything to save her son from a prison sentence. Shria and Jason come to a cross-road at their marriage counselling. Thu clasps under the pressure of having friends as tenants.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
Differences emerge in Shria and Jason’s pre-marital counselling. At the Bhengu house the family learns that Phakade will be charged on multiple counts for threatening to blow them all up. After discussing the matter with Makhosazana, maZulu pays the bribe. Will Phakade be released?
Wednesday 18 May 2022
Mrs Price doesn’t want her son to be a hen-pecked husband. Nkululeko wants maZulu to hand over her seat to him as CEO. MaZulu comes to Phakade to offer him five percent of her shares in exchange for his support in the boardroom.
Thursday 19 May 2022
Sebenzile gets Khanyo to explain the gas drilling’s financial projections to her and she learns that Phakade would be set to earn millions each year from the project. She announces to the family that she thinks it’s high time she and Phakade are married.
At the commune Thu is conflicted and torn when Poppy takes it upon herself to move into his bedroom with him. Nirupa encourages Shria to keep her surname when she marries Jason.
Friday 20 May 2022
Maluju and Shongololo finally reach an agreement, but there’s still a question about who will be CEO? Phunyuka tells maNdlovu he has a lead. He questions Mzwandile about the pamphlets, and warns him he will find out who burnt the church.
Monday 23 May 2022
Zakithi and Zithulele say goodbye to Shongololo. Nkululeko tells maNdlovu that maZulu is stepping down as CEO and asks for her support. The Shongololo staff arrive at Maluju and its choas. Meaniwhile, at the Rampersads, Jason calls off his engagement with Shria.
Tuesday 24 May 2022
Nirupa and Jyothi exchange very harsh words with Mrs. Price regarding the broken engagement, and Shria gives a depressed Jason his ring back. At Maluju Energy the press, shareholders and family arrive, and maZulu shocks everyone when she names the new CEO of Maluju Energy.
Wednesday 25 May 2022
MaNdlovu refuses to bless Sebenzile’s marriage to Phakade. Mira spills the beans about Shria’s paternity and Jyothi wants Nirupa and Shria out of Pranav’s house. At the Commune Poppy tries to be sexy for Thu, but pauses halfway through.
Meanwhile, Zithulele thinks he’s caught Nokuzola and Nkululeko in a romantic moment.
Thursday 26 May 2022
Things heat up at the Commune as Poppy attempts to do anything to seduce Thu and Thu finally surrenders to Nomusa’s seduction. A drunk and devastated Zithulele ends up making an impulsive decision after seeing Zola and Nkululeko together.
Friday 27 May 2022
Jyothi threatens Nirupa. Jyothi moves into Nirupa’s by force. Nirupa calls the cops and they remove Jyothi kicking and screaming vowing to get them for this. At the Bhengu house Sibongile loses Zithulele and Nokuzola’s baby.
Monday 30 May 2022
Nkululeko returns with baby Nozi safe and sound, he makes an announcement to the family that causes major chaos. Things get darker for the Rampersads, Jyothi seeks counsel from a traditional water lady who instructs her to perform a ritual that will lead to Nirupa’s and Shria’s punishment.
Tuesday 31 May 2022
MaNdlovu blames others for the fight. Makhosazana learns about the baby for the first time. Phakade reports what has happened to kaMadonsela and Sebenzile. MaNdlovu has called Macingwane in to consult with him.
Premiere episodes of Imbewu air on e.tv from Mondays to Fridays at 21h30 until Friday 8 April. Thereafter episodes air at 21h00.