Gqeberha: The Empire is a South African telenovela set in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth) and revolves around the polygamous marriage of Luzuko Mxenge, a successful businessman married to three wives.
Premiere episodes of Gqeberha: The Empire air on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 21h00.
Monday 1 January 2024
Nontle loses her mind over Msimelelo’s secrets. Thulani becomes a responsible big brother. Hlumelo does the unthinkable.
Tuesday 2 January 2024
Hlumelo and Thulani dig up Luzuko. Nontle breaks all ties with Ntando. Zimkhitha needs to do one more thing before leaving Gqeberha.
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Hlumelo and Thulani get their hands on information that has them ready to start a war. Nontle finds herself unable to break her mother’s heart.
Thursday 4 January 2024
Msimelelo confronts Nontle about her disrespect, but he’s floored when he finds out what’s been bothering her. Zimkhitha and Ntando get ready to flee Gqeberha.
Friday 5 January 2024
Hlumelo will shed blood to get his confession from Zimkhitha and his brother’s empire back. Nontle decides to keep the truth from Funeka about Msimelelo being Ntando’s father.
Monday 8 January 2024
Nozuko is pleased to be the first and only lady of the Mxenge Empire. Nontle wants Msimelelo to do the right thing. Thulani finds out that Hlumelo played him and is taking everything.
Tuesday 9 January 2024
Nozuko hosts a lavish party to celebrate being on top. Msimelelo makes a big mistake when he takes on Hlumelo. Nobomi feels there’s no place for her in Gqeberha anymore.
Wednesday 10 January 2024
Thulani is at a crossroads, forced to decide whether or not to fight for everything he’s ever loved. Msimelelo wants to do right by Ntando, so Ntando tells him there’s only one way to do it.
Thursday 11 January 2024
The Mxenge kids rally the troops to fight for their father’s empire. Anathi faces one of the people she wronged.
Friday 12 January 2024
Season 1 finale!
The battle for the soul of the Mxenge Empire goes down. Anathi finally gets to confront Nozuko. The wigs are off. With Msimelelo in the eye of the storm, will his marriage to Funeka survive another hurricane?