Suffocate wants a DNA test done on the baby. Sabelo makes a shocking suggestion to Spokes. Bongi sticks to her guns about Doc’s will. Emmanuel and Fats go for HIV tests in the spirit of World Aids day. Suffocate gives Puleng an ultimatum.
Friday 2 December 2016
Bongi goes back to work at Red. Sabelo informs Dumisani that he’s out of a job. Ntombizodwa instructs Puleng to prevent the paternity testing. Sgegede warns David against Flavia’s influence.
Monday 5 December 2016
Lerato sets Bongi a challenge at work. Lungile warns Lerato that he knows what she’s up to. Sifiso reads Rene’s signals wrong. Dumisani continues with the charade. Puleng accuses Niki of meddling in her relationship. Niki tells Puleng to tell Suffo the truth. Ntombizodwa makes a vow to Cuba.
Tuesday 6 December 2016
Suffocate forces Puleng to do a paternity test. Lerato sabotages Bongi. Sifiso tries to see if he and Reneilwe can revive their relationship. Mapula has to face the reality that the family is out of food.
Wednesday 7 December 2016
Bongi doesn't pitch for work. Dumisani buys everyone gifts and food. An angry mother makes an accusation against Dumisani. Niki tries to present herself as a shoulder for Suffocate to cry on. David realises he's lost his sex appeal.
Thursday 8 December 2016
Puleng reveals a secret to Suffo. Bongi outwits Lerato without knowing it. Sabelo almost hits Dumisani.
Friday 9 December 2016
Suffocate forces Puleng to call Themba to her house. Ntombizodwa gives Puleng a dire warning. Sabelo lays down the law with Dumisani. Bongi alienates Lungile. The Born Frees feel let down by Sifiso. Toolkit asks Vinolia if they can make their relationship official.
Monday 12 December 2016
Mampho and Rene attract some interest in their band from another label. David is still confounded by his lack of mojo. Dumisani tells Sabelo that he has decided to move out. Zinzi and Lungile bond.
Tuesday 13 December 2016
Suffocate distances himself from Puleng and the baby. Reneilwe and the band fire Sifiso. Bongi is under pressure to finish a song in studio. Dumisani runs away from home.
Wednesday 14 December 2016
Lungile is becoming more and more important in Zinzi's life. Bongi is working hard to finish recording the song. Puleng tries to get Suffocate to talk about his feelings. Puleng is anxious as the scan shows the true date of the baby's conception. Sifiso bribes Reneilwe into giving him another chance.
Thursday 15 December 2016
Suffo realizes how deep Puleng's betrayal runs. Fats thinks Kop is bewitched. Dumi's disappearance threatens to pull Mapula's family apart. Lerato continues to plot against Bongi.
Friday 16 December 2016
Lerato drips poison into Bongi's ear about Zinzi and Lungile's relationship. David gets bad news about his powers. Kop uncovers the witch in his yard. The Born Frees turn their backs on Sifiso.
Monday 19 December 2016
Niki devises a plan to get Puleng’s paternity results before she does. Lerato drives a wedge between Bongi and Lungile. Reneilwe must choose between fame and her band. Kop is forced to be a father figure to Dumisani.
Tuesday 20 December 2016
Suffo spirals out of control. Bongi lies to keep Lungile and Zinzi apart. Reneilwe meets with Kwela and finds her loyalty tested. Kop feels that Dumisani should stay with them at the yard. David is under pressure to deliver on the cold-storage deal.
Wednesday 21 December 2016
Zinzi makes Lungile feel increasingly uncomfortable. Suffo hits on Toolkit’s girlfriend. Cuba tells Puleng to move on. Kop must protect Dumi from Spokes. David's deal is in jeopardy.
Thursday 22 December 2016
As pressure mounts, David turns the screws on Niki. Suffo ruins his relationship with Toolkit. After a fight, Bongi and Zinzi face a miserable Christmas.
Kop invites all three of the shack children to spend the night and Christmas with them. Sabelo is out in the cold by his own doing.
Friday 23 December 2016
It’s Christmas - a jolly one for the Khuses, but not for Sabelo. There’s a chance of a reconciliation between Suffo and Niki. David tries to play the generous host with Flavia and Roberto. Zinzi and Lungile are worried about Bongi.
Monday 26 December 2016
Suffo devastates Niki. Sabelo lures the kids home with a promise he might not be able to fulfil. Rene walks out on the band. Lerato wants Bongani to help push Bongi to drink more. David finds a way to get Niki out of the way.
Tuesday 27 December 2016
Bash convinces Niki to drop Suffo. Toolkit lobbies Niki for a job, while David plots against her. Sabelo scrambles for money. Reneilwe accepts a record deal. Zinzi is insecure after her rejection by Lungile.
Wednesday 28 December 2016
Zinzi spins out of control and Bongi ignores Lerato's advice and speaks to Lungile. Kwela makes Rene uncomfortable. Suffo publicly humiliates Puleng. Toolkit makes a favourable impression on Niki. David spins a line to Roberto and Flavia about how he financed the refrigeration plant.
Thursday 29 December 2016
The Born Frees replace Rene. Niki aligns herself with David, for a cut of his deal. Bongi adopts a radical course of action to bring Zinzi into line. Fats believes that Social Services should be called in to help the orphan kids.
Friday 30 December 2016
Sabelo comes through for Dumi. David suspects Flavia of double-crossing him. Lerato tricks Bongi into drinking and shaming herself at a Red party. Kop and Sis Bee agree that the offer from the Ngcobos is good.
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Monday 2 January 2017
Mapula tries to collect more money to provide for the family. Sis Bee and Kop tell Mapula about the offer from the Ngcobos. Bash and TK clash. David and Niki decide that it is time to find a way to keep Suffocate out of their business.
Tuesday 3 January 2017
Mapula withholds the news about the Ngcobos from Sabelo. Toolkit tells Niki about the rhino heist and she relays the idea to David. Rene is puzzled by the fact that everything is about marketing an image and not the music.
Bongi finds out about Zinzi, Lungile and the kiss. A reluctant Toolkit, under instruction from David, makes contact with Vinolia.
Wednesday 4 January 2017
Rene is forced to make a choice between her studies and her music career. Toolkit pretends to still be infatuated with Vinolia. Sabelo surprises Mapula when he steps up and fights for their family.
Thursday 5 January 2017
Ntombizodwa finds out how Suffocate’s been treating Puleng. Sabelo warns Kop that he won’t allow the Ngcobos to foster the children. Bongi is outraged when she finds out about Lerato’s plans. Reneilwe is becoming more and more unsettled by Kwela’s plans.
Friday 6 January 2017
Emmanuel gets Mapula to think about the adoption. Zinzi tells her mother to take the fight to Lerato. David and Niki pile the pressure onto Toolkit to get the info about the rhino horn. Rene is cracking under the pressure of being a star.
Monday 9 January 2017
Bongi feels completely betrayed when Lungile sides with Lerato. Reneilwe is in a panic about her costume for the Electra photoshoot. Mapula is becoming increasingly unsure about her decision. There's a break-in at Kilowatt, which pushes Suffocate over the edge.
Tuesday 10 January 2017
TK makes up his mind about Vinolia. Rene learns that Kwela is married to a famous diva. Sabelo comes through for Dumisani and the family. Bongi is called to Red for a mysterious announcement. Suffocate announces to Puleng that he is moving back in.
Wednesday 11 January 2017
Toolkit might put the horn heist in jeopardy. Rene worries that she might have given Ndoni the wrong impression. Sabelo and Mapula come to a painful realisation about the future of their family.
Thursday 12 January 2017
Toolkit tells David he will run the rhino horn heist. Niki, Toolkit and David steal the rhino horn from the game farm, but are met with opposition from Vinolia. Reneilwe struggles to deal with her Dizzy Records ‘mentor’. Mapula struggles to let go of mothering her younger siblings.
Friday 13 January 2017
Toolkit is furious with David for what he did on the game farm. Sabelo freaks out when Mapula reveals what she told the Ngcobos. Rene has huge regrets about leaving the Born Frees. Bongi is torn about whether to trust Lungile or not.
Monday 16 January 2017
Vinolia sends the cops to arrest David and TK, but to everyone’s consternation, the horns have been stolen. Zinzi gets Bongi jogging. Palesa asks Bash out on a date.
Tuesday 17 January 2017
Engelbrecht comes up empty as Vinolia changes her testimony. David is still trying to figure out what happened to the missing horns. Lungile pledges his loyalty and support to Bongi. Sabelo tries to make up for his blatant sabotage of the children's futures.
Wednesday 18 January 2017
Sabelo finds support from an unlikely source. Bash and Niki suspect that David has betrayed them in the rhino horn deal, while David suspects the same of them. They all plan retribution against each other but will they find out the true fate of the horns in time?
Thursday 19 January 2017
Suffocate reveals that he knows the whereabouts of the horns and blackmails Niki and David. What Niki and TK don’t know, is that David has short-changed them. Sifiso hears about the kiss between Rene and Bash. Lungile lets Bongi in on his plan for getting back at Lerato.
Friday 20 January 2017
Mapula is having a hard time making a decision about the children. Kwela lays down the law with Reneilwe. David is under fire once again from Roberto and Flavia. Lerato is caught on the back foot.
Monday 23 January 2017
Dumi and Dineo announce that they have gone begging, to contribute to the household. Rene discovers that Ndoni has a cocaine habit. Suffocate flaunts his defiance in Puleng's face when he invites a woman into their home. TK saves David's hide, and manages to secure himself a place inside the meat business.
Tuesday 24 January 2017
Mapula asks Kop to speak to the Ngcobos again about the kids going to live with them. Niki tries to tell TK how she feels about him. Lungile coaches Bongi on how to be strategic with Lerato.
Kop tells Mapula that the Ngcobos will have the kids again - but only on one condition. Rene finds Kwela’s advances increasingly hard to handle.
Wednesday 25 January 2017
Mapula and the kids go with the Ngcobos and leave Sabelo alone. David asks Sgegede to put Flavia totally in his power. The KW club is robbed. Bash interrogates TK and discovers that Niki and TK are sweet for each other. Lungile’s plan in the fight against Lerato is taking effect.
Thursday 26 January 2017
Lungile puts pressure on Lerato to bring Bongi back to Red. Lerato's back is against the wall. Rene tries to keep Kwela's unwanted attention off her. Bash is caught on a back foot when an old friend reappears in his life - the security consultant hired by the insurance firm to help solve the recent break-ins.
David moves ahead with his plan to enslave Flavia. Niki receives advice from Jamaica to make a definite move on her love interest.
Friday 27 January 2017
Suffo is somewhat swayed by Nox's reasoning for being back. Rene, upon hearing that Nox is back in town, realises that her ship might have sailed with Bash. David tries Sgegede's potion to enslave Flavia. Kwela shows his ruthlessness with Ndoni, which comes as a warning for Rene, too.
Monday 30 January 2017
Puleng asks Kop if she can bring her restaurant back to the yard. Bash is deeply suspicious about Nox and her motives. Bongi manoeuvres her way back into Red management. Flavia discovers the muti under her bed. Speshil gives TK advice on romance.
Tuesday 31 January 2017
Puleng realises that it will not be easy to win new customers over in the yard. Roberto and Flavia disagree over David's usefulness. Niki invites TK over for lunch at her townhouse. Rene is confronted by an irate Ndoni. Kwela challenges Rene to focus on herself. Nox sets up an ambush for potential robbery suspects, using Bash as bait.
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