The River 5 Teasers October 2023


The River is a South African telenovela revolving around communities on two different sides of a river: society’s upper crust in exquisite mansions and the exploited “common folk”.

Season 4 of The River airs on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 19h00.

The River

Monday 2 October 2023
Episode 6

Pins and needles

Lindiwe finds herself conflicted over a business proposition while Mabutho struggles to accept his fate.

Tuesday 3 October 2023
Episode 7

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The big fish

The Mokoenas might have to find friends, while Lindiwe has found herself an interesting friend.

Wednesday 4 October 2023
Episode 8

Overworked and overwhelmed

Mabutho is feeling frustrated by his finances while Cobra rubs his wealth.

Thursday 5 October 2023
Episode 9

Reality check

Lindiwe and her new friend continue to grow closer while Zweli struggles with his new reality and Mabutho just can’t seem to catch a break.

Friday 6 October 2023
Episode 10

At this time of night?

Zweli is at a crossroads both at work and at home. Mabutho is looking for a leg up but is he heading straight for his downfall?

Monday 9 October 2023
Episode 11


Lindiwe’s constant meetings with Mnqobi continue to unsettle her family while Mabutho’s new job is the furthest thing from what he expected.

Tuesday 10 October 2023
Episode 12

A foreign worry

Lindiwe gets some uncomfortable questions levelled at her and Mabutho uses an age-old trick to get ahead.

Wednesday 11 October 2023
Episode 13

Suspicious activity

Mabutho suspects foul play at work, while Zweli starts to feel very uncomfortable in his own home.

Thursday 12 October 2023
Episode 14

Dead men don’t speak

Mabutho is determined to get to the bottom of whatever is going on at his workplace. Detective Tshabalala delivers a cold splash of water to Zweli’s face.

Friday 13 October 2023
Episode 15

On record

Mabutho accepts an invitation, not knowing that he’s just stepped into the devil’s backyard – while Zweli acts on his hunch.

Monday 16 October 2023
Episode 16

Cracks in the walls

Zweli’s jealousy flares as the bond between Lindiwe and the new mining mogul continues to grow, revealing cracks in the walls of their own relationship. Mabutho finds himself in hot water.

Tuesday 17 October 2023
Episode 17

Dance like no one’s watching

Mabutho’s friends and family discover news that makes them worry.  Zweli becomes increasingly uncomfortable where Mnqobi’s concerned.

Wednesday 18 October 2023
Episode 18

Take one for the team

Lindiwe eats crow while Mabutho gets into the fight of his life.

Thursday 19 October 2023
Episode 19

Fighting for survival

Lindiwe is determined to get what she wants while Andile and Paulina join forces to solve a mystery.

Friday 20 October 2023
Episode 20


Andile gets to the bottom of what has been happening, and Lindiwe does the unthinkable.

Monday 23 October 2023
Episode 21

Fighting temptations

Lindiwe finds herself in a position she never thought she’d be in. The community of Refilwe rallies around a brother in need.

Tuesday 24 October 2023
Episode 22

What am I to do?

Zolani starts to wonder if he still has a place in Lindiwe’s life and while Paulina battles to keep Mabutho in check.

Wednesday 25 October 2023
Episode 23

Out with the old

The Mokoenas are shocked when Cobra returns home with a new family member. Zweli gets increasingly worried about the developments in his home.

Thursday 26 October 2023
Episode 24

Something that’s forever

Cobra’s newfound success isn’t sitting well with everyone and Lindiwe does everything in her power to avoid turning into her own worst enemy.

Friday 27 October 2023
Episode 25

The life I deserve

Lindiwe has to dash her family’s hopes and dreams while the Mokoenas welcome an unexpected guest.

Monday 30 October 2023
Episode 26

Lead us not into temptation

Things are back to normal for Lindiwe but is that a good thing? Angelina’s heavy-handedness makes things worse with her and Cobra.

Tuesday 31 October 2023
Episode 27

A house on fire

Lindiwe is struggling not to scratch an itch that won’t go away. The Mokoenas have their hands full with Cobra and Angelina.


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