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in December, 2009:Tuesday 1 December 2009Episode 237
Duke is not pleased to see AK. Tendai is down after Duke bans him from his club. AK has his eye on Katlego whom he seems to have charmed.
Ipeleng looks for a replacement for Shandu. Michael has replied to the e-mail. Lebo asks Nomonde to help her decorate the bar.Wednesday 2 December 2009Episode 238
Katlego has had a night out on the town with AK. Ipeleng is not impressed. Duke has big plans for his new club. Shandu is back. Tomorrow Michael will get his picture of Dawn. Lebo tells Ipeleng that AK may be a bit of a gangster.Thursday 3 December 2009Episode 239
Ipeleng tries to warn Katlego, but she will not listen. Vusi is sick on his big day, so Shandu does not want to let him dance. Duke flirts with Irene much to Lebo's disgust. . Michael wants to meet Dawn. Nomonde warns Irene that Lebo is watching her. The dance troupe performs.Friday 4 December 2009Episode 240
Shandu and Dawn seem to be getting on well. Katlego stumbles in with AK in the early hours of the morning. Charmaine tells Tendai that Irene has the hots for Duke. AK and Duke argue.
Stephanie breaks the news that she will be a waitress at Dukes. Lebo tells Katlego about the knife incident with AK, but it is too late - Katlego is in love.
Monday 7 December 2009Episode 241
Lebo thinks she should perform with Shawn at the opening gig of Dukes. The builders have downed tools at the club. Lebo finds out someone else is also having a major gig on the same night as Duke's launch. She tries to convince Duke to let AK help them fix the problem. AK's henchman beats up the builders' foreman.Tuesday 8 December 2009Episode 242
Lebo wants to know about the blood on the club floor. Dawn says she will give some thought to the blind date and Michael is also game. Tendai and Lebo have a huge fight. She wants Duke to sort Tendai out.Wednesday 9 December 2009Episode 243
Duke arranges a meeting with Tendai. AK turns up just before the meeting. Katlego hears some more home truths about AK. Dawn does not think she can go on the blind date. AK is going back to Jozi for a short visit, but bugs Duke's phone before he goes. Duke double books Tendai's warehouse.Thursday 10 December 2009Episode 244
Stephanie wants to borrow some clothes from Nomonde for Dawn's date. Nomonde gives Tendai the news about the warehouse. Katlego is depressed that AK has gone back to Jhb.
Tendai approaches Duke to see if they can double up on the gig after all, but now that Lebo has the other performers she is not interested in performing with Shawn.Friday 11 December 2009Episode 245
Miss SA is going to be at the opening of Dukes. Shawn is feeling guilty about hitting Tendai. Duke comes clean with Tendai. Katlego warns Tendai about skipping class. Tendai apologises to Shawn. The opening bash goes well. Dawn slaps Michael.
Monday 14 December 2009Episode 246
The party is over. Duke is still eyeing up Irene. Dawn is angry about the blind date. A ballroom dance club wants to hire space at the school. Tendai has a proposition for Duke about promoting his club. Ipeleng and Katlego are still fighting about AK. Dawn has been in an accident but has no insurance to cover the costs. Tuesday 15 December 2009Episode 247
Lebo gives Duke an ultimatum, either he gives her the club or she will leave him. Duke gives Tendai a one off gig to prove himself. Tendai wants Lebo and Charmaine to dance at the event.
The students sign up for ballroom dancing lessons - now all they need is a teacher. Lebo presents Duke with a R20 000 bill for the launch.Wednesday 16 December 2009Episode 248
Duke gives Tendai the go ahead. Stephanie suggests Charmaine teach Dawn so she can give the ballroom dancing lessons. Tendai fails his test and is kicked out of Katlego's class. Lebo gives her final performance.Thursday 17 December 2009Episode 249
Lebo goes to the college to say goodbye. Stephanie is still scheming with regard to Dawn teaching ballroom dancing lessons. Nomonde and Irene are both after Duke's attention. Duke has booked the dance troupe for the club. AK turns up again.Friday 18 December 2009Episode 250
Dawn is not impressed by the ballroom dancing plan, but finally agrees to see Ipeleng. Shandu is there and tells Dawn he needs someone to take the kids up to competition level, which fazes her.
Duke is not impressed with AK's return, convinced Jason has been leaking info to the thug. AK gets some of his crew to ruffle a few feathers at the club.
Monday 21 December 2009Episode 251
AKs plan goes well, and he looks like the hero. The ballroom lessons will start in three days' time so Dawn gets a crash course in teaching by Charmaine. Ipeleng does not want Irene or Vusi to go to Dukes anymore. AK is jealous about Katlego's relationship with Shandu.Tuesday 22 December 2009Episode 252
Duke still thinks Jason is double crossing him. AK walks in on Katlego and Shandu having some fun. Obviously jealous, he warns the dance instructor off. Nomonde decides to DJ at Dukes and catches the owner kissing Irene.Wednesday 23 December 2009Episode 253
Ipeleng is livid with Irene, who tells Vusi she thinks Nomonde told her mother. Vusi tells Irene that it was Tendai. Shandu tells Dawn he is going to sign up for ballroom lessons. Ipeleng confronts Duke. Irene and Tendai fight. Jason agrees to work for AK. AK hits Katlego. Thursday 24 December 2009Episode 254
Everybody is questioning the bruise on Katlego's face. Katlego is not taking AK's calls, but he sweet-talks her into forgiving him. Jason finds the bug in the phone and shows Duke. Dawn has last minute nerves about the ballroom dancing class. AK is back off to Jozi. Irene confronts Ipeleng about Duke.Friday 25 December 2009Episode 255
Shandu wants to keep an eye on the ballroom dancing lessons. Nomonde, Vusi, and Charmaine make a spectacular entrance at Dukes that really annoys Tendai.
Monday 28 December 2009Episode 256
Katlego is pining over AK. Irene is upset that Duke seems to have given up on her so quickly. Duke offers Tendai the job of manager/promoter at his club. Shandu partners Dawn. Jason gets a death threat.Tuesday 29 December 2009Episode 257
Tendai is after Irene again and does not want to give up college. Duke has still not called Nomonde so she finally decides to call him, and he asks her out to supper. As Jason is cashing up, Bulldog arrives with his henchmen.Wednesday 30 December 2009Episode 258
Jason gets beaten up. Dawn decides to tell Ipeleng the truth. Nomonde tries to make friends with Irene. Shandu finds himself attracted to Dawn and takes her for a drink. Irene sees Nomonde with Duke.Thursday 31 December 2009Episode 259
Tendai asks Duke for more time to make his decision. Irene sees Duke kissing Nomonde. Shandu catches Charmaine teaching Dawn ballroom steps.
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