As spilt on TVSA last year, Uzalo extends to five days a week from February to coincide with the premiere of Season 3. Here's your first look at what to expect.... Monday 6 February 2017 GC freaks out as MaNzuza arrives at the police station with bloodied hands. Ayanda and Nosipho panic as MaNgcobo stops moving on the ambulance ride to the hospital. Mondli is horrified as he opens the study to inspect the crime scene at the Mdletshe house. Tuesday 7 February 2017 A paranoid and cautious Mastermind searches for the person who shot Mxolisi. Everyone eagerly waits for MaNgcobo to gain consciousness in hospital. MaNzuza refuses helping hands, opting to plead guilty for killing Mxolisi. Wednesday 8 February 2017 Mxolisi is on a mission to free his mother and Bandile even if it means jeopardizing his own freedom. Mondli and Captain Mthimkhulu are frustrated when new evidence against MaNgcobo comes to light. Jabulile is told that her son won’t be released anytime soon. Thursday 9 February 2017 Mxolisi has come home to live in the Mdletshe home. Ayanda is not having it. The Doctor discharges MaNgcobo but she can’t go home yet. Mondli sends MaNgcobo to a mental illness institution where she will remain till she can stand trial. Friday 10 February 2017 Mastermind is rejected by one of his closest allies. Ayanda doesn’t know what’s in store for him when he gets to the church. MaNgcobo tries to get out of a sticky situation, but finds herself in another one. Monday 13 February 2017 Another person plants a doubtful seed in Ayanda’s mind about the baby; this time Ayanda is shaken to the core. MaNgcobo’s life of hell worsens in the mental institution. Mastermind feels that his life is now worthless. Tuesday 14 February 2017 MaNgcobo wakes up to find Patjutju staring at her intently. MaNzuza and Mxolisi awkwardly try to bond again. Ayanda asks Smangele if she slept with another man and is lying about Nkosinathi’s true paternity. Wednesday 15 February 2017 Mangcobo is weighing her options, trying to see if there are any ways out of this hole she finds herself in. Mxolisi’s bold plan to revive the choir is not received well by the other members. Nosipho makes it clear to Smangele that she trusts Gogo Bethwell more than her. Thursday 16 February 2017 MaNgcobo is ready for her escape plan but Patjutju seems to be a stumbling block. Wilfred confirms the details of the escape. MaNzuza is happy Mxolisi is busy with the choir but MaMlambo wants to join. Advocate Zulu (played by Luthuli Dlamini) and MaNzuza bond. Ayanda is adamant the christening won’t be at the Mdletshe’s. Friday 17 February 2017 MaNgcobo’s plan to get out backfires badly. Ayanda finally finds out about Nkosinathi’s paternity. MaNzuza is in internal conflict after her forbidden kiss. MaNgcobo is shocked to find out that her attacker is Patjutju, halting her escape plans. Mxolisi runs a few ideas about the choir to an agitated MaNzuza. Monday 20 February 2017 MaNgcobo asks DK for help, she has a solid plan to get out of the mental asylum. Ayanda pulls a stunt that leaves Smangele heart broken and many shocked to the core. Mxolisi drops a bombshell that has MaNzuza spooked. Tuesday 21 February 2017 A hurt Ayanda does the unthinkable. Everyone is shocked to hear why Ayanda did what he did. MaNgcobo gets ready to put her plan in motion. Smangele runs out of church. Patjutju shows MaNgcobo the bag of money. MaNzuza begs Mxolisi not to leave now. Smangele tells Ayanda that even she’s not the mother of the Wednesday 22 February 2017 Mastermind asks DK to find out who is Smangele’s baby-daddy. MaMlambo warns MaNzuza against getting involved with Advocate Zulu. A stranger comes to Town and immediately wins the hearts and minds of KwaMashu, especially GC’s. Thursday 23 February 2017 KwaMashu is still buzzing from last night’s Nkunzi (played by Masoja Msiza) launch party, with everyone taking a liking to Nkunzi, except Mastermind. Mangcobo is quickly reminded of how foolish she was for trusting a mentally ill patient to help her escape. MaNzuza can’t get Advocate Zulu out of her mind and her knees go weak when he knocks at her door. Friday 24 February 2017 Nkunzi refuses to take no for an answer when it comes to the Xulu house, and is willing to use whatever means necessary. MaNzuza and Advocate Zulu are infatuated by each other. Immensely in-love. Mxolisi attempts to make peace with the choir. Monday 27 February 2017 Smangele is pleasantly surprised when Thobile shows up at her doorstep and offers her some comfort in her hour of need. When MaNgcobo refuses to sell him her house, Nkunzi resorts to dangerous ways to send a message. Advocate Zulu proposes to MaNzuza, and she is about to say yes, when an unexpected guest shows up at her doorstep. Tuesday 28 February 2017 MaNgcobo is forced into a corner when she discovers that her daughter's life is in danger. MaNzuza has a dilemma, as Pastor Mdletshe (now played by Glen Gabela) wants to pick up where they left off. Smangele and a close friend make amends. Uzalo is on SABC1 Mondays to Wednesdays at 20h30.
Coming up on Uzalo this March 2017:
Wednesday 1 March 2017
Things go south for MaNgcobo just when she thinks her plans are coming together. MaNzuza is caught between a rock and a hard place. Mastermind learns that an old enemy is back in town.
Thursday 2 March 2017
MaNzuza goes out of her way to ensure that the two men who have stolen her heart never live in the same house. But a big surprise awaits her.
Mxolisi’s first encounter with Nkunzi leaves him a little unsettled. MaNgcobo tries to connect and rebuild the bridges she has burnt with both Nosipho and Nkunzi but she realizes it’s going to be harder than she thought.
Friday 3 March 2017
Nkunzi asks a shocked Nosipho to stay in the Xulu house with him. Pastor Mdletshe asks Advocate Zulu to help him get back into Manzuza’s good books. Captain Mthimkhulu dismisses Mondli’s suspicions about Nkunzi.
Monday 6 March 2017
Pastor Mdletshe is reinstated into the church. Advocate Zulu wants MaNzuza to tell Mdletshe the truth so they can leave together. MaNzuza vents her anger and hurt on Mdletshe. MaNgcobo’s escape plan fails. Mastermind is shocked that Sbu is back.
Tuesday 7 March 2017
Mdletshe unknowingly hands MaNzuza to Advocate Zulu. MaNgcobo lies unconscious due to an overdose. Nkunzi’s plotting in KwaMashu is going as planned.
Wednesday 8 March 2017
Mastermind learns just how unpredictable life can be when he faces a challenge. MaNzuza is caught between a rock and a hard place, forced to make a choice. Friends and family find out about a loved one who almost lost their life.
Thursday 9 March 2017
MaNzuza is forced into a situation that breaks Pastor Mdletshe’s heart in the cruelest way. MaNgcobo gets the lifeline she has been looking for. Mastermind has a plan to take down Nkunzi.
Friday 10 March 2017
Mxolisi arrives in time to stop Pastor Mdletshe and Advocate Zulu from coming to blows. Mondli tells a distraught Nosipho that MaNgcobo has not been seen since the hospital burnt down. Nkunzi is frustrated and worried that he couldn’t find MaNgcobo.
Monday 13 March 2017
Mondli is suspicious of MaNgcobo’s whereabouts, still convinced that MaNgcobo is not insane. Nosipho is forced to make a decision to help her family or ensure justice is served but whom can she trust?
MaNzuza is pressured by Advocate Zulu to start divorce proceedings while Pastor Mdletshe feels trapped by MaMlambo’s insistence on being a couple.
Tuesday 14 March 2017
Mxolisi needs answers from Pastor Mdletshe that may help bring MaNzuza back. Mamlambo is always around preventing the conversation from happening. Mangcobo has her back to the wall and is running out of options in terms of all the people that can help her.
Wednesday 15 March 2017
MaNgcobo’s case is dismissed. Nosipho is shocked to see her mother with Nkunzi. MaNgcobo and Nkunzi share a passionate moment. MaMlambo and Pastor Mdletshe decide to date in secret. MaMlambo tells Mxolisi she is now in Mdletshe’s life.
Thursday 16 March 2017
MaNgcobo gets the shock of her life when unexpected guests arrive and turn her world upside down. MaMlambo is forced to swallow a bitter pill as Pastor Mdletshe reunites with his love. Smangele is moved by a relative’s grand gesture.
Friday 17 March 2017
MaNgcobo is traumatized by the recent events of her personal life. MaMlambo is very upset when she realizes that she’s been taken for a ride. A new family moves in to the township, but not everyone is pleased.
Monday 20 March 2017
MaMlambo is gutted as MaNzuza invites her to the Mdletshe vow renewal. Innocentia tells Zekhethelo she is convinced Nkunzi is cheating with MaNgcobo. Mxolisi unwittingly asks Zekhethelo out to her father’s shisanyama.
Tuesday 21 March 2017
An unexpected stranger sweeps Nosipho off her feet. MaMlambo receives shocking news from the board and blames Pastor Mdletshe for it. Innocentia is not prepared for what her husband brings home.
Wednesday 22 March 2017
MaNgocbo tries to adjust to living with Nkunzi’s family. Innocentia is adamant that MaNgcobo is bad news. MaMlambo struggles to deal with Pastor Mdletshe’s rejection and decides to make their affair public. Amos wants to get to know Nosipho more.
Thursday 23 March 2017
MaNzuza is adamant Pastor Mdletshe should register a case of defamation of character against MaMlambo. Pastor Mdletshe confesses to MaNzuza that he slept with MaMlambo. Nkunzi loses it when a customer calls MaNgcobo a murderer.
Friday 24 March 2017
MaMlambo’s guilt over what she did eats away at her. Nkunzi makes it clear to Innocentia that she must keep her hands off MaNgcobo or face his wrath. MaNzuza makes a grand gesture to clear Pastor Mdletshe’s name.
Monday 27 March 2017
Something happens that pushes Innocentia over the edge, causing her to make rash decisions. A pastor is nervous ahead of his return to a church he once called home. MaNgcobo is in for a very big surprise.
Tuesday 28 March 2017
MaNgcobo is stunned, as Nkunzi wants her to move out for alienating Innocentia. Sbu arrives with an arsenal of weapons for his mysterious mission with Nkunzi. Smangele is alarmed as Buhle pays her a surprise visit
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Nkunzi tries to lure a skeptical Mastermind into his line of business. Nosipho gets cornered and loses Amos’ money. Mondli turns his entire focus to solving the ATM bombing case, determined to find the criminal responsible.
Thursday 30 March 2017
Smangele asks Buhle if she regrets giving away her child. Smangele asks if Nosipho wants to leave Amos. Thandeka is worried after seeing Nosipho’s bruises. Nosipho and Amos make up. Mastermind thanks Nkunzi for taking him under his wing.
Friday 31 March 2017
Smangele battles with how comfortable Buhle is with Nkosinathi, afraid that the truth could come out. Pastor Mdletshe tries to convince a reluctant Mxolisi to help him and Nkunzi recruit more youth to get off the streets and work at the panel beaters.
Mxolisi is making progress with Zekhethelo, even though the relationship isn’t moving as fast as he would like.
Coming up on Uzalo this April 2017:
Monday 3rd April 2017 Sbu has news for Nkunzi that leaves him very angry. Mondli does what he can to find the criminals who have started a new trend of crime in the area. Smangele finally gets rid of someone who has been a thorn in her life. Tuesday 4 April 2017 Zekhethelo decides to give Mxolisi a chance, and then learns about his shady past. MaNgcobo, desperate to know if Nosipho is still alive, turns to Mondli. Mondli finds something useful at the crime scene and when he looks at the footage, he can’t believe his eyes. Amos introduces Nosipho to drugs. Wednesday 5 April 2017 Captain Mthimkhulu and Mondli brief police officers on the latest developments in the ATM bombing investigation. Amos tries to entice Nosipho into doing cocaine again. Masterminds invites his old friend Ngangezwe to the Maphumulo house Thursday 6 April 2017 Innocentia gets impatient as she desperately tries to activate Magwaza’s muti against MaNgcobo. Amos gets an interesting call from a client looking for a top tier girl fresh in the business. Ngangezwe discovers a shocking truth about his son. Friday 7 April 2017 Ngangezwe wants Smangele’s help in convincing Buhle to get his child back. Buhle tells Ngangezwe she doesn’t want to be a mother. Nosipho agrees to go on a date with Amos’s friend. Zekhethelo tells MaNgcobo she knows Mxolisi killed Nkosinathi. Monday 10 April 2017 Trouble looms for Smangele when the truth about Buhle’s baby is revealed to the wrong person. Mxolisi finds a way to get back with Zekhethelo. Nosipho is shocked to discover Amos’ true colours. Tuesday 11 April 2017 Smangele thinks she’s home free when she learns that the nurse has resigned and disappeared, only for Ngangezwe to arrive with the cops and demand a blood test. Nosipho manages to get out of the flat, but just as she is about to board a taxi, Amos catches her. After a heart-felt chat with MaNgcobo, Zekhethelo decides to give Mxolisi a chance. Wednesday 12 April 2017 Smangele is upset that she was forced to give Nkosinathi a paternity test. Amos makes it clear to Nosipho that she’s not going anywhere. Mastermind tells Ngangezwe that he wants nothing to do with him after the test results. Thursday 13 April 2017 Ngangezwe points a gun at Mastermind, convinced he is working with Smangele. Smangele disguises herself while on the run. MaMlambo warns MaNgcobo not to trust Innocentia. Friday 14 April 2017 The search for Smangele and the stolen baby intensifies from all sides. MaNgcobo receives the address of where Nosipho is staying and she pays her daughter a visit. Magwaza’s muti gets to work and a disturbing nightmare commences. Monday 17 April 2017 Mastermind is desperate to find his sister, he enlists Mxolisi’s help. Smangele calls Thobile to borrow some cash, a sting is set up to arrest her. Mondli is ready to arrest Smangele. Innocentia is angry with Magwaza, she doesn’t want the ‘muti’ to work on MaMlambo. Tuesday 18 April 2017 Smangele is a woman on the run but complications arise. Amos enjoys the rewards of having Nosipho as his call girl. Mondli is frustrated with Mastermind for ruining their plans. Nosipho looks regretful as Amos counts the money a client has just paid her. Wednesday 19 April 2017 Innocentia tries to organize a special trip with her and MaNgcobo. A trip that could be MaNgcobo’s last. Mondli and Captain Mthimkhulu get closer to finding Smangele. MaNgcobo finds Nosipho and tries to persuade her to come back home. Thursday 20 April 2017 The nets close in on three different women who are all walking their separate journeys, in events that will leave many loved ones devastated. The search for Smangele intensifies and reaches an abrupt end. MaNgcobo finally finds Nosipho in a very compromising position. Friday 21 April 2017 Buhle and Ngangezwe rush to the hospital to see Nkosinathi. MaNgcobo shrugs off MaMlambo’s dark visions about her. Mastermind saves Smangele from drowning only for Mondli to arrest her. MaNgcobo pretends she has not murdered Innocentia to Zekhethelo. Monday 24 April 2017 Mondli brings some troubling news involving Innocentia to Nkunzi. Zekhethelo blames Mangcobo for making Innocentia go away, infuriating her father and awakening Mangcobo’s guilt. Mastermind is tempted to tell Mxolisi that they are planning to get him involved in ATM Bombings. Tuesday 25 April 2017 Mastermind’s attempt to bribe Ngangezwe into dropping charges backfires. Mondli rattles Smangele, she is a criminal that will rot in jail. Mastermind is not convinced Shaun can get Smangele out of jail. Mangcobo is spooked when she learns Innocentia is missing and not dead. Mamlambo warns Mangcobo to come clean. Wednesday 26 April 2017 Mxolisi witnesses something that makes his blood go cold. Nosipho’s life is in grave danger as she takes a dangerous move to try and save herself. Smangele clamps up when she is forced to face a painful past. Thursday 27 April 2017 Mxolisi learns the truth about Nkunzi and is forced to face his criminal past, and let go of someone he holds dear. MaNgcobo finds out that Nosipho is in critical condition in hospital. Mastermind fights with Smangele who refuses to go on trial as a relationship addict. Friday 28 April 2017 After trying to do things by the book, Mxolisi takes extreme measures to prevent his past from creeping back in. MaNgcobo is very worried about Nosipho who is fighting for her life. Nkunzi proves to Mxolisi that he is not a pushover. Uzalo airs Mondays to Fridays on SABC1 at 20h30.
Uzalo will air Mondays to Fridays on SABC1 at 20h30.
Listed below is an alphabetized listing of past and present Uzalo Actors and Actresses (Uzalo Cast / Characters):
Bheki Mkhwane as Melusi Mdletshe Bonga Dlamini as Mkhondo Xulu Brenda Mhlongo as Buhle
Dawn King as Lindiwe Xulu Don Mlangeni Nawa as Dlomo
Gugu Gumede as Hlengiwe Gugulethu Zulu as Zwi
Kay Sibiya as Ayanda Mdletshe Khaya Zulu as GC
Leleti Khumalo as Zandile Mdletshe Londiwe Mthembu as Maphindi Lungelo Madondo as Amanda Maphumulo Lungile Msweli as Nonduduzo
Mlungisi Ndebele as Nongoloza Mpumelelo Bhulose as Muzi Zulu
Naymaps Maphalala as Mxolisi Xulu Ncibijani Madlala as Siyabonga Mabuza Nhlakanepho Mhlongo as Gundi Nokuthula Mabika as Thobile Nompilo Maphumulo as Nosipho Xulu Ntokozo Dlamini as Mastermind Maphumulo
Sihle Ndaba as Smangele Maphumulo Simphiwe Majozi as Sbu Sipho Mhlongo as Nkosithathi Mdletshe
Thandeka Zulu as Nombuso
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