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”.
Friday 1 December 2023
The Fall of Kalashnikov
Morena’s macho posturing takes a dark turn, and things turn ugly when Lindiwe is cornered.
Monday 4 December 2023
No Good Deed
Beauty’s good deed is punished in the worst way and Morena’s toxic behaviour only gets worse.
Tuesday 5 December 2023
A Hero’s Price
Everyone turns on Veronica for calling the police on Morena. Beauty is tortured until she gives in.
Wednesday 6 December 2023
The Mokoenas worry that their loved ones may already be dead. Morena takes things too far with Mimi.
Thursday 7 December 2023
An Unpleasant Surprise
Morena gets to focus on his issues. Dimpho’s nightmare is not over yet while Lindiwe is in for a surprise.
Friday 8 December 2023
The Most Dangerous Monster
Refilwe celebrates their hero’s bravery. Lindiwe realizes she may be in more trouble than she anticipated.
Monday 11 December 2023
And So The Cookie Crumbles
Bangizwe takes heed of Zweli’s warning.
Tuesday 12 December 2023
Partners in Crime
Lindiwe has a new partner in-crime and keeps everyone on their tiptoes.
Wednesday 13 December 2023
Beauty makes a big decision about her friendship with Andile. Andile questions the price of standing by his mother. Minister Joyful might be after more than she’s let on to Zweli.
Thursday 14 December 2023
Lindiwe is like a wounded lion, taking everyone down with her and leaving no one immune.
Friday 15 December 2023
Betrayed By Blood
Andile has to make a tough decision that’ll determine the rest of his life.
Monday 18 December 2023
The Devil Versus The Light
Andile has some shocking news for his father.
Tuesday 19 December 2023
The People Shall Govern
The chickens have come home to roost for Lindiwe and it’s not looking good.
Wednesday 20 December 2023
Dear Black People
Lindiwe’s plan unfolds masterfully. Dimpho and those who stand with her against Lindiwe are horrified by the effects of Lindiwe’s testimony.
Thursday 21 December 2023
Dancing in the Fire
Lindiwe gears up to celebrate her victory. The Mokoenas find themselves on the wrong side of the fence.
Friday 22 December 2023
Refilwe burns as everyone waits for the verdict.
Monday 25 December 2023
A Little Christmas Cheer
The Mokoenas and the Refilwe gang celebrate their victory while Lindiwe and Andile struggle to deal with their harsh, new realities.
Tuesday 26 December 2023
Andile gives the community of Refilwe more than what they’ve bargained for.
Wednesday 27 December 2023
The Spirit Lives On
Lindiwe doesn’t believe the fight is over, and Cobra has his own plans which are quickly thwarted.
Thursday 28 December 2023
Kedibone and Lindiwe struggle to come to grips with their new roles in life. Andile has an important decision to make.
Friday 29 December 2023
How to Slay a Dragon
Lindiwe loses her grip on reality, haunted by the ghosts of her past. The Mokoenas take a new leap as they come into new money.