Umkhokha: The Curse is a South African television drama series that revolves around the battle between the Mthembu and Gumede/Mzobe families for leadership of one of the biggest churches in KwaZulu-Natal, the Ithempile Lenkosi.
Premiere episodes of Umkhokha: The Curse air on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 20h30.
Monday 1 January 2024
Leave me at the mountain
The council get the shock of their lives, Spha’s staying in the mountain could herald a dark cloud. Khulekani’s attitude shocks Nomkhosi. MaZungu and Nokubonga find closure.
Tuesday 2 January 2024
Pray for me
The Mthembus are nervous about whether or not Siphamandla will return from the mountain. The Gumedes live separate lives under one roof.
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Pay up or else
The Maphalalas are dealing with an uninvited and unwelcome guest. Mabusi learns about the Mthembu curse and realize.
Thursday 4 January 2024
Umkhululi has not returned
Fear and hope run side by side when Siphamandla doesn’t come down from the mountain.
Friday 5 January 2024
Up in the mountain, down in the valley
Khulekani does the unthinkable. Mabusi’s life is turned upside down. Mthembu takes Siphamandla away from this world.
Monday 8 January 2024
The mountain’s cloak
The police discovery raises more questions than answers while Khulekani gives the family false hope. New winds are starting to blow Nobuntu’s way
Tuesday 9 January 2024
Without our leader
Sxembe and Mam’Prophet are confronted with a shocking revelation. Khulekani makes serious accusations at the council, blaming them for killing his brother.
Wednesday 10 January 2024
Mabusi refuses to hear anything about mourning her husband or sitting on the mattress. Difa’s heart is shattered by the loss of Siphamandla and Khulekani is determined to have the council arrested for the murder of his brother.
Thursday 11 January 2024
One last moment with Siphamandla
Turmoil in the Mthembu house. As Mabusi loses her mind, Zodwa becomes her source of strength. Succession talks starts to take place.
Friday 12 January 2024
Prayers galore to Mthembu for various reasons – whether or not those will be answered remains to be seen. Nobuntu takes the bull by its horns – will her gamble pay off?
Monday 15 January 2024
The future Mkhululi
Mabusi learns that she’s having a baby boy, and finally a leader takes his rightful place at the throne.
Tuesday 16 January 2024
Dreams and contraction
Amidst Zodwa’s dream, an unforeseen rush of urgency fills the air.
Wednesday 17 January 2024
Tragedy strikes the Gumede house yet again and Difa suffers another loss.
Thursday 18 January 2024
Difa makes a decision that will change the course of Nobuntu’s life. Zodwa struggles to accept her reality.
Friday 19 January 2024
Nobuntu is stunned to learn her fate. Nomkhosi feels left out in Khulekani’s new found success.
Monday 22 January 2024
While the Mthembus try to navigate their involvement with the taxi violence saga, the Gumedes are putting their ducks in a row to guide Nobuntu’s life.
Tuesday 23 January 2024
Nobuntu lets go of the past in favour of the future. Has Khulekani bitten more than he can chew?
Wednesday 24 January 2024
Tying the dubious knot
After seeking counsel from a trusted prophetess, Nobuntu agrees to make a life altering decision.
Thursday 25 January 2024
Here comes the bride
The Gumedes are pleasantly surprised when Nobuntu makes an announcement that will change her life, MaMzobe offers to help Nobuntu by paying off the virginity tester to pass her.
Friday 26 January 2024
Virginity testing nerves
Virginity testing rattled Nobuntu. Khulekani decides that praying for the sick at the hospital is part of his main calling.
Monday 29 January 2024
Nobuntu’s past catches up with her in a big way. Khulekani realizes his powers and Ndlovu makes a bold move.
Tuesday 30 January 2024
Forgiveness worth the wait
Nobuntu and MaMzobe mend broken fences. Khulekani discovers a path that aligns him.
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Back to the village
Zodwa’s patience has run out and demands to know when Difa will make an honest woman out of her. Nobuntu cuts all ties with her past and focuses on her love filled future.