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this September 2011:Thursday 1 September 2011
Fats offers to manage Thula's musical career, and then gets his next big money-making idea.
Stone asks Ding Dong for his job back - and gets it. David's bail hearing starts, and there are a few nasty surprises for Baloyi and the Vilakazis, when they realise that David has bribed the magistrate.Friday 2 September 2011
Mile, Saures and Lucilla come up with a plan to deter David from getting away with murder. The Khuse family struggle with the fact that Stone has gone back to the mashonisa.
Stone discovers Cuba is one of Ding Dong's clients. Ding Dong expects Stone to get his money back no matter what.
Fats hatches a new scheme: a wet T-shirt night at KW. He cautiously approaches Niki and is shocked when she happily buys into the idea.
Monday 5 September 2011
Stone struggles with drawing the line between business and friendship, after having an enlightening chat from an unlikely source, he pays Cuba a visit and informs her that he's the mashonisa's collector and he's there to collect from her.
Fats bruises Puleng's ego when he suggests that she's not a good candidate for his latest scheme, tight T-shirt night.
David's courtroom drama continues with unexpected twists and turns. Just when it looks like David is about to walk free, Suarez takes a serious gamble and wins.Tuesday 6 September 2011
David establishes his authority in his prison cell and has a face-off with a member of a prison gang.
Meanwhile Allan tell S'bu that David wants him to be acting CEO of 9-Nine FM because he doesn't think Ronald is up to the task.
Stone struggles to get Cube to pay the loan, meanwhile Puleng is unhappy with Fat's new great idea. Wednesday 7 September 2011
Miles tries to use S'bu's new role to his advantage.
Cuba finally comes clean to Puleng about the mashonisa, but it's too late because the damage has already been done.
Much to Puleng's dismay the T-shirt night at the bar was a major success.
Stone confiscate Cuba's fridge for the loan she owes.
David makes a new friend, but makes it clear to George that he's a one man band and will not be joining a gang while in prison.Thursday 8 September 2011
David grows increasingly frustrated with his incarceration and the leader of the 66ers inmates gang makes him an indecent proposal.
Miles is excited about the power he would have over David should S'bu take David's offer.
Puleng offers Cuba the money she has been saving for Matric's tombstone so Cuba can pay the mashonisa.
Niki and Tshidi realise that Puleng's distaste for Kilowatt's tight T-shirt nights is connected to her feelings for Suffocate. Friday 9 September 2011
S'bu informs 9-Nine that he is the new station manager and Ronald is now happy about it. David finds that Boom has been threatened with death if he, David, doesn't give in to the 66ers.
Stone has his goons search Cuba's house for the tombstone money, and despite the protests of the two ladies, seizes it.
Puleng is hurt that Suffocate does not reverse Fats's decision. The church ladies decide to take more direct action to put an end to the club's exploitation of women.
Monday 12 September 2011
Boom is terrified and David promises to take care of the threat from Croc. There is tension between S'bu and Ronald at the station.
Cuba confronts Stone and Mamokete throws her out of the yard, causing a feud between the two families. Ma Rose leads a march on the Kilowatt club. David takes drastic action in the prison kitchen.Tuesday 13 September 2011
Tshidi confesses to Puleng that she's the one who told Stone about her tombstone money. Puleng doesn't take this very well and the two have a major falling out.
David's plan of asserting his authority in prison seems to be going well. He issues a warning to the prisoners that he's not someone they want to mess with.
S'bu's decision to implement changes at the station that will see his company benefiting, have Gail's hackles rising. She calls him out on it and accuses him of being neither aware nor respectful of the station's processes.Wednesday 14 September 2011
Having made his stand the day before, David is feeling quite confident he's proved himself king of the hill in prison and will no longer face the wrath of Croc and the 66ers.
Puleng refuses to forgive Tshidi for betraying the existence of Matric's tombstone money to Stone.
Niki encourages Puleng to join her for tight T-shirt night at Kilowatt which finally provokes Suffocate into taking action.Thursday 15 September 2011
When David's brought back from the prison hospital, Boom tells him he's lucky to be alive. George tells him he needs protection and the only way to do that is to join the Kommando gang.
Puleng has a meltdown when her assistant burns the sauce. At first she won't discuss what's bothering her, but eventually she breaks down and cries on Suffocate's shoulder.
Lucilla's concerned when she discovers Victoria's spending money on the PowerDraw, but Miles thinks it's harmless.Friday 16 September 2011
Victoria wins the PowerDraw, but decides to stay on as the Vilakazi help.
Kop returns and is not happy to find that Stone has taken over most of his responsibilities.
S'bu is not happy to have Miles dictate to him on how to use his position at 9-Nine.
Gail gets more and more frustrated with S'bu's dismissive attitude towards her.
George tells David that the only way the Kommando can protect him is if he joins them and submits to George's authority.
Monday 19 September 2011
David changes prison cell, ducking the 66er inmate planted to do him harm. He moves into the Kommando cell and is obligated to perform the gang's rites of passage, which include committing murder.
S'bu moves Gail's show to the afternoon slot and Gail protests vehemently. She threatens to quit, but S'bu doesn't take her seriously.
Kop tells Fats to sell the house to him and now Stone. Victoria's old lover comes back to claim her love back.Tuesday 20 September 2011
Lucilla tries to warn Victoria about Alpheus's intentions, but it only gets Victoria's back up. Stone buys a TV set.
Kop learns that Stone is working for the mashonisa, and is feeling very uncomfortable with the shifting of the balance of power in the family. He decides to put Stone in his place. David's killing of Ngwenya raises the spectre of a gang war.Wednesday 21 September 2011
To their surprise, Miles and Lucilla learn that Victoria hasn't cashed her 2.7 million PowerDraw ticket.
Mamokete has a heart to heart with Stone and asks him to step into Kop's shoes to see where he is coming from.
S'bu lays down the law to Miles and tells him to stop interfering in his business. Gail and S'bu set their differences aside to start afresh.
The Khuses learn that Kop has tuberculosis. Thursday 22 September 2011
David is forced to give the Kommando power of attorney over his affairs outside prison. Two members of the Kommando appear at 9-Nine, tell Ronald and S'bu that they're fired, and give them an hour to clear their desks.
Kop faces the prospect of six months of intensive medication to cure his tuberculosis.
Alpheus persuades Victoria to resign from the Vilakazis. When she goes to pick up her cheque from the PowerDraw offices, she discovers she's made a dreadful mistake: she had the right number for the wrong draw. Friday 23 September 2011
S'bu and Ronald are shown the contract and realise it is legit. S'bu decides to walk away and to focus on Hustle.
Ronald manages to see David in prison and is told he's joined a prison gang and handing over 9-Nine was the price he paid to stay alive.
Suffocate bursts into Ding-Dong's shack and they pull guns on each other. Thula and Zodwa's MIAs performance becomes an Internet sensation and Thula tells a sceptical S'bu he'd also like to focus on his music career.
Monday 26 September 2011
Suffocate learns that Stone's boss is Ding-Dong. Gail and Ronald are told that a new manager has been appointed by the BK Group to run the station. Thula gets an exciting call from Marang, but gets the wrong end of the stick.
Miles seizes the moment and celebrates the Vilakazis' victory over David. Ding-Dong comes clean with Stone and tells him to choose between Ding-Dong and Suffocate. The new manager turns out to be Naomi. Tuesday 27 September 2011
Gail and Ronald are shocked by the revelation that Naomi is taking over the management of 9-Nine.
Stone is besieged by his friends who tell him what an evil bastard Ding-Dong is. He refuses to believe all their propaganda.
Niki urges Tshidi to give Puleng more support - and suggests they dream up a scheme to raise money for Matric's tombstone. Zodwa comes across shocking news and gives Thula and ultimatum.Wednesday 28 September 2011
Ronald is having a hard time convincing Gail that the BK Group are not the type of guys to issue idle threats.
Naomi learns of this threat and in a surprising move, stands up for them to BK Group. Niki gets to meet the infamous Ding-Dong, but he fails to intimidate her.
S'bu tells Miles that Naomi is back in town and heading up 9-Nine. Miles decides to keep this from Lucilla while he tries to figure out a way to get Naomi recommitted. Thursday 29 September 2011
Miles is freaking out about Naomi. He arranges extra security and tries to persuade Lucilla to stay at home.
After a prickly start, Thula is impressed with what Krisis is proposing. Ding-Dong is flirting with Niki and Suffocate is trying desperately to keep her away from him. She has other ideas.
Miles comes to meet with Naomi and threatens her to leave town. Friday 30 September 2011
S'bu wonders whether Naomi might be recovered and Miles insists Naomi's agenda will always be evil. Gail's scepticism of Naomi's transformation is piqued when she overhears a mysterious telephone conversation.
Niki offers her services to Suffocate to help him deal with Ding Dong. Lucilla is enraged when she discovers what Miles has been hiding from her and later attacks Naomi.
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