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.
But things take an unexpected turn when he makes a shocking discovery – he is in fact sterile, and none of the children he is building his empire for are his biological seed, but rather the by-product of a union between his wife and brother orchestrated by his mother.
Monday 1 June 2020
Phakade thanks MaNdlovu for speaking to kaMadonsela, and informs her that kaMadonsela has agreed to stay connected to the family.
Will Pranav come clean about Uwe Jensen? Phunyuka convinces Ngcolosi that Thokozile working there is not a good idea. Will Ngcolosi withdraw his offer to Thokozile?
Tuesday 2 June 2020
Zethu admits to Buhle that she may have accidentally broken Nkululeko’s trust. Secrets continue to haunt Pranav and Ngcolosi. Will Shria drop the case against Shongololo Oils? Zithulele continues the fight to keep his company.
Thokozile and kaMadonsela become awkwardly close. A blast from Ngcolosi’s past asks for a favour he owes – Lungani Maphumulo.
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Thokozile has a plan for Ngcolosi. Lungani wants Ngcolosi to help him transport guns in his trucks. Mira is leaving for India today. Phakadde does not like Thokozile and kaMadonsela’s friendship.
Thursday 4 June 2020
Thokozile sets the mood for romance in her hotel room – Ngcolosi is coming over! MaNdlovu grows suspicious of Ngcolosi and Thokozile’s relationship.
Ngcolosi tells Lungani to stay away from his family. Nirupa checks up on Shria who admits that she feels like everyone has let her down.
Friday 5 June 2020
MaZulu is furious when Ngcolosi refuses to explain why he keeps helping Thokozile, but is left checked when maNdlovu reminds her she hasn’t been a saint herself recently.
Nkululeko discovers that Ngcolosi was in Thokozile’s hotel. The Maphumulos continue to harass Ngcolosi’s business.
Monday 8 June 2020
Zithuele becomes a suspect in the attacks on Maluju Oil. Lungani becomes friendly with Buhle at Emsamo and spikes her drink.
Lungani shocks Ngcolosi by showing him how close he has been with his daughter. Nkululeko berates Thokozile. Phakade worries about Thokozile’s motives for wanting to join the church.
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Ngcolosi will do what Lungani wants, without Phunyuka’s help. Phunyuka asks Pranav to help him stop Ngcolosi from getting involved with the Maphumulo’s.
Shria hears Ngcolosi and Pranav arguing. Thokozile arrives to help at the church. What is Thokozile up to?
Wednesday 10 June 2020
Pranav vows to stop Ngcolosi from giving them one of their trucks. Thokozile continues to slither her way into kaMadonsela’s life.
Thokozile does not tell her son she is in Mbumbulu, Nkululeko knows when her mother is lying, what is she up to?
Thursday 11 June 2020
The Maphumulo’s mean business, more death threats. Phunyuka agrees to help him release a truck to them.
KaMadonsela goes to brunch with Thokozile, and Thokozile gets her to open up about MaZulu. Zethu goes through Thokozile’s bag and finds a picture of Ngcolosi.
Friday 12 June 2020
Ngcolosi confronts Pranav about his refusal to allow the truck to be used for the Maphumulo’s. Nomusa struggle’s with balancing her work life since her home burnt down. MaZulu is horrified when a mysterious package is delivered to her door.
Monday 15 June 2020
Pranav decides to involve the police. Ngcolosi accidentally sets Lungani on Pranav. MaNdlovu wants the house to be cleansed of all the bad omens.
Thokozile is over-friendly and brings a gift for kaMadonsela. Nomusa’s mother is drunk and is wheeled home in a wheelbarrow. Nomusa threatens to leave home.
Tuesday 16 June 2020
Pranav, N2rupa and Shria are attacked in their home by masked gunmen. Will they finally give in to the Maphumulo’s requests? MaZulu bakes cookies for kaMadonsela in a calculating attempt to win favour with her.
Duduzile, Nomusa’s mother, arrives at Emsamo and entertains the staff with amusing stories about Nomusa, embarrassing Nomusa in the process.
Wednesday 17 June 2020
A fired-up MaZulu demands that Nkululeko tell Thokozile to stay away from Ngcolosi. Pranav and Ngcolosi clash bitterly over the truck shipment. Phunyuka discovers something shocking when he delivers the trucks to the Maphumulo’s.
Thursday 18 June 2020
Phunyuka tells Ngcolosi and Pranav what is really happening. Thokozile appreciates being welcomed for dinner. Thokozile performs deep dark acts to get Ngcolosi.
Nomusa arrives for work late, and Lindo is not impressed. Lindo reshuffles his staff’s shifts. Nomusa gets the least shifts, and is gutted.
Friday 19 June 2020
Pranav and Ngcolosi are distressed at the thought that Lungani will find out the truck has been reported stolen, so they call him to pre-empt the news. Duduzile causes Nomusa stress at work, by opening up her business at Emsamo.
Nkululeko and Shria are suspicious of Pranav and Ngcolosi’s behaviour. Thokozile informs kaMadonsela that their luck is about to change.
Monday 22 June 2020
Thokozile is frustrated with the sangoma because the muti doesn’t seem to be working, so the sangoma creates an even more powerful potion that yields terrifying results. Duduzile is hell-bent on making money to help Nomusa.
Tuesday 23 June 2020
MaZulu starts having nightmares. MaNdlovu suspects that there are evil spirits. Ngcolosi receives a call from Lungani telling him that he can have Nkululeko’s car back on condition that he collects it in person. Phunyuka and Pranav warn him that it could be a trap.
Wednesday 24 June 2020
Phakade comforts MaZulu and gives her some holy water. KaMadonsela gets angry and tells Phakade he has to choose between her or maZulu. Does maZulu think kaMadonsela put muti on her?
Nomusa tries to reach out to her mother but Duduzile is desperate to go drinking with her friends instead.
Thursday 25 June 2020
MaZulu goes against Ngcolosi’s wishes and goes to maKhumalo. Nomusa rushes home and finds out her mother has burned the house down and is being rushed to hospital after inhaling smoke. Nirupa puts to rest Shria’s suspicions that there’s something Pranav is keeping from them.
The Maphumulo’s are not done with Ngcolosi and Pranav, they want to teach them a lesson they will never forget.
Friday 26 June 2020
Ngcolosi is kidnapped by two thugs. Pranav is kidnapped by the same two thugs that took Ngcolosi. Makhumalo reveals what is happening to MaZulu, and that a piece of MaZulu’s underwear has been taken to make muti. Nomusa has slept at the hospital but still has no news about her mother.
Monday 29 June 2020
A deadly game of Russian roulette puts Ngcolosi and Pranav in a tight spot… will either of them survive this? MaZulu’s nightmares grow worse. Nirupa grows worried that Pranav hasn’t come home, and begins to fear the worst.
Lindo wants to sanction Nomusa until he learns the real reason she hasn’t pitched for work.
Tuesday 30 June 2020
Ngcolosi returns home and his disappearance remains a mystery to the family. Nirupa calls the police that Pranav has not come home. Nomusa’s friends are worried about her and discuss how to support her.