Uzalo tells the story of two families in the township of Kwa-Mashu: the Mdletshe family which plays a significant role in the management of the Kwamashu Kingdom Church and the Xulu family which runs a car theft syndicate.
The connection between the families is that their eldest sons were switched at birth during the period when Nelson Mandela was released from prison. Uzalo details the relationships and conflict between members of the two families as part of a complex story.
Monday 3 August 2020
A raging bull sets foot in his old house again, reeking of revenge. Gabisile realises that she and her son forgot to tie one damning loose end in the disappearance of the two women. Sbu cannot contain his pain any longer, and drowns his sorrows in a rather public fashion.
Tuesday 4 August 2020
An anonymous text message forces a father to literally go digging. The Mhlongo house is “unguarded” much to Njeza and Hleziphi’s surprise. A Bob Marley song makes Fikile start to believe that her lies are finally catching up.
Wednesday 5 August 2020
In an unlikely turn of events, the brothers find themselves at the receiving end of their enemy’s wrath. Qhabanga experiences a pain like no other and Fikile’s lies catch up with her – only she doesn’t know it yet.
Thursday 6 August 2020
Nkunzi’s rise to power leads to the demise of two brothers. All fingers point to the Pastor who has to defend himself to death and it’s a battle of the sexes between Sbu and Fikile.
Friday 7 August 2020
MaNgcobo is reminded of a bitter truth regarding the money that Thulani stole. Zekhethelo is offered a bit of a lifeline for an hour of her time. Fikile learns that she does not come first in her beau’s eyes.
Monday 10 August 2020
Sibonelo gets a heavyweight knock-out from the last person on earth he would ever expect it from. Gabisile’s very vocal enemy arrives at her doorstep. Sbu is thrown off his budding power game when he is accused of something untrue.
Tuesday 11 August 2020
Nkunzi repossesses Sibonelo’s pride and joy in front of his wives. The community celebrates/mourns a great woman and her son. Sbu corners Fikile in a very public manner.
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Qhabanga demands to know the truth about his deceased son and lover from a woman claiming to support him. MaNgcobo receives some orders that curb her freedom. The walls are closing in on Fikile when her “pregnancy” collides with the church.
Thursday 13 August 2020
MaZaza returns and is met with a shocking surprise at the police station. Nkunzi continues to shorten the leash around MaNgcobo’s neck. Fikile is met with the worst kind of rejection a girl can take.
Friday 14 August 2020
A son’s pride looks set to be his downfall while a daughter considers setting her pride aside to do the unthinkable. One lawman is ready to throw it all away. It’s game, set, match where Kuvukiland’s favourite couple is concerned.
Monday 17 August 2020
MaNgcobo comes face to face with her past when Nkunzi finally comes clean. Zekhethelo’s new acquaintance makes a subtle threat. Fikile and Sbu’s respective games take an unexpected turn.
Tuesday 18 August 2020
Two women are attacked putting their lives in danger. MaNgcobo struggles with her new reality. Nonka gives Sibonelo an ultimatum and Sbu’s games are taking a toll on Fikile.
Wednesday 19 August 2020
Two women realize who is responsible for endangering their lives. In one household, the prodigal son returns and in the latest installment of Sbu vs Fikile, Sbu takes things too far.
Thursday 20 August 2020
Qhabanga is losing grip of the church, much to his frustration. Fikile seeks help from an alternative source regarding Sbu’s state of mind but fails.
Friday 21 August 2020
When MaMlambo turns to the law for protection against Nongoloza, Nyawo sees an opportunity to scratch an itch. Qhabanga takes his frustrations out on an undeserving Gabisile and Fikile finally confess the truth to Sbu.
Monday 24 August 2020
Nkunzi makes means to regain everything that belongs to him,his women included.
Tuesday 25 August 2020
Nkunzi uses Zane as an example to remind everyone of what he’s capable of. Mr. Mbatha makes MaDongwe feel young again and it seems that Fikile and Sbu have reached a stalemate in.
Wednesday 26 August 2020
Gabisile’s good intentions backfire on her. Zekhethelo and MaMlambo face a close shave with death. The battle lines are literally drawn between Sbu and Fikile.
Thursday 27 August 2020
Nkunzi reminds everyone that he is the bull of the kraal. MaDongwe chooses love over loyalty. Gabisile promises to bow down to Qhabanga’s rule. Kuvukiland remains divided, both sides are resolute in their stances.
Friday 28 August 2020
When MaNgcobo learns of the new sleeping arrangements, she makes a big decision, MaDongwe’s reaction shocks everyone at the church, and Fikile is ambushed at the salon.
Monday 31 August 2020
Nkunzi makes a shocking demand on Nosipho regarding her living in his house. Gabisile threatens a church member, forcing them to reconsider where their loyalties lie. Fikile is devastated when she sees someone she cares about having “moved” on.