Imbewu is a South African drama series created by Duma Ndlovu that tells the story of an ambitious business tycoon, Zimele “Ngcolosi” Mkhize who has his heart set on becoming South Africa’s first Black Oil Baron, a legacy he wants to leave to his four children.
Thursday 1 July 2021
Zithulele vents about Zakithi’s new family role, and is concerned that it will clash with his leadership at Shongololo oil. Sebenzile is excited about her idea to sing with Phakade.
Friday 2 July 2021
Phakade wants clarity as to what the church wants him to do. Zethu’s mental state worsens when she blatantly drugs baby Mepho.
Monday 5 July 2021
Zethu has decided to be voluntarily committed to a psychiatric institution, but she has one last request. At the Bhengu house Zakithi won’t listen to maNdlovu and thinks she knows it all.
Tuesday 6 July 2021
Zethu guilt trips Nkululeko into agreeing to go to the expo. Fikile sees through Zethu’s manipulative tactics, but Nkululeko won’t hear her concerns.
Wednesday 7 July 2021
Zethu is in a state of bliss with her baby and Nkululeko. She drugs him and Mepho to get the quality family time that she has been craving.
Thursday 8 July 2021
Nkululeko manages to escape Zethu’s clutches and takes Mepho with him. The police look to capture Zethu for kidnapping both Nkululeko and Mepho..
Friday 9 July 2021
Thu Sheleni’s day ends worse that it had started, and he and Lindo wonder if it’s because he took off the amulet. Zithulele threatens his mother and grandmother if anything happens to his baby.
Monday 12 July 2021
Phunyuka discovers that Zethu has vanished. Fikile asks Phunyuka for the footage of Zethu slashing her tyres in the parking lot.
Tuesday 13 July 2021
Zethu goes into hiding. Phunyuka is worried that Zethu’s dead.
Wednesday 14 July 2021
Nkululeko devises a plan to determine the paternity of Nokuzola’s baby. Thu Sheleni lavishes the Rampersads with the proceeds of his horse betting success.
Thursday 15 July 2021
Phunyuka wants Zethu to see her baby, and Nkululeko says he will take Mepho to her himself. Could this be the last time Zethu sees her baby Mepho?
Friday 16 July 2021
Zethu makes a frantic call to Nkululeko threatening to harm herself.
Monday 19 July 2021
Zethu’s room-mate renders a nurse unconscious in an unhinged attempt to help Zethu escape.
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Macingwane warns Nokuzola against the secret she harbours. Nokuzola hides the truth of Macingwane’s message for Zithulele.
Wednesday 21 July 2021
Zethu pulls a gun on Nkululeko and Fikile, and forces Nkululeko to the rooftop with her and tragedy strikes.
Thursday 22 July 2021
Zethu’s suicide, our entire world reels: Nkululeko and Fikile grapple with their sense of guilt.
Friday 23 July 2021
Phunyuka suspects Zethu was murdered by Nkululeko. Nokuzola feels guilty about the possibility that Zithulele is not the father of her child.
Monday 26 July 2021
Macingwane is not impressed when he is asked to perform a ritrual to strengthen Nokuzola’s pregnancy, but he obliges.
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Mthunzi threatens Thu Sheleni and intimidates him into continuing to gamble on his behalf. While at Maluju Oil the police come to the funeral service, and take Nkululeko and Fikile away.
Wednesday 28 July 2021
MaNdlovu suspects that Zithulele and Zola are hiding something. Phunyuka wants custody of baby Mepho, no negotiations.
Thursday 29 July 2021
Phunyuka refuses to sjambok the bad spirits out of Zethu. Phunyuka’s family tries to sjambok maNdlovu out of their house.
Friday 30 July 2021
Zethu is finally laid to rest. Thu Sheleni’s gambling comes at a price, when Mthunzi shows up at Emsamo looking for Thu Sheleni, scaring Lindo and Poppi in the process.