Coming up on Hope this May 2018:
Tuesday 1 May 2018
Zodwa visits Pastor Zakes and causes an upset. Sindiswa is bored and Letebele suggests she goes back to the choir. Lindiwe sets up another duet between her and Duduzane, who is feeling guilty about his crime. Sindiswa doesn't like the closeness between Lindiwe and Letebele. Xavier lies to Jayde about seeing Sonny. Joyce makes demands to Gogo Rita, who puts her in her place.
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Duduzane is haunted by guilt and begs God for forgiveness. Jayde learns the truth about Xavier killing Sonny. After Captain Letebele causes a scene in church, Gogo Rita advises him to forgive himself for what happened to Sindiswa.
Monday 7 May 2018
Letebele teaches Sindiswa how to shoot so she can protect herself. Xavier is back in town for Sonny's funeral. Letebele tries to get to him but is stopped by Sonny's gang members. Duduzane apologises to Rethabile for making decisions without her. Joyce thinks up a plan to deal with Gogo Rita.
Tuesday 8 May 2018
After Joyce's family is threatened by Gogo Rita and her sons, Joyce goes to the Griquas to ask for protection. Pastor Zakes and the church are under siege by social media, who are questioning Pastor's relationship with Zodwa. Pastor Zakes makes the mistake of setting the record straight after Thando warns him against it. A twar breaks out between Pastor Zakes and black twitter.
Wednesday 9 May 2018
The Griquas Gang want Xavier to be their new leader, but Xavier is reluctant to go back to his old gang life. Pastor faces a severe twitter backlash to his defending imself the previous night. Thando and Mpumi take Sindiswa out to the mall, but it ends badly. Bongo and Sipho get a taste of their own medicine.
Monday 14 May 2018
Pastor Zakes gets a visit from the firebrand Hlengiwe Mazibuko, who convinces him that Joburg is right at the palm of his hands, if he allows her to help him take it. Xavier doesn't know if he should take over the Griqua gang. Bongo and Sipho nurse their wounds after being beaten up by the Griqua gang and when Gogo Rita finds out that Joyce sent the gang to beat them up, she decides to take matters in her own hands. Duduzane realises how useful Rethabile is when they strategise on how to take over the youth group after Xavier's departure.
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Hlengiwe bolsters Pastor Zakes’ confidence and impresses Thando and Lindiwe. Errol gives Xavier the lowdown on the situation with the Griquas. Duduzane flirts with Hlengiwe and gets Dineo’s hopes up. Sindiswa demands that her father tell her the full story of her disappearance. Masondo is excited and impressed that Joyce’s gangsta act has persuaded Gogo Rita to give him a cut.
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Jayde moves in with Xavier and surprises him with an envelope of money but reminds him that's all the cash they have left. Xavier needs to get the ball rolling with the gang. Deacon Molefe reveals inside information to Hlengiwe about Lindiwe's past. After her father snaps at her for not taking her pills, Sindiswa sets out to find the truth.
Monday 21 May 2018
Sindiswa is furious that everyone knew about the rape except her. Pastor Zakes tries to get her to forgive Letebele for keeping it from her, but she refuses. Joyce, Puleng, and Winnie are all sick from Gogo Rita's scones. Frank comes to Xavier with a business proposition. Molefe thinks Joyce is beating Masondo, and when Pastor Zakes asks him about it, Masondo says it's true, rather than revealing how he really got the bruises.
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Duduzane asks Thando whether Sindiswa remembers her rapist and Sindiswa tells her father she wants to go live with her mother in Europe. Frank and Xavier enter into a business partnership. Pastor Zakes thinks Joyce is abusing Masondo and implores them to come for counselling.
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Sindiswa cries on her dad's shoulder after her mother's rejection. Gogo Rita gets her revenge on Joyce for having her sons beat up. Xavier makes drastic changes to how the gang will be run. Counselling doesn't work for Masondo and Joyce. Hlengiwe has a plan to change the church and wants to be paid for it. Lindiwe's opinion about Hlengiwe changes. And Rethabile and Duduzane plan a treat for the church youth.
Monday 28 May 2018
Xavier takes charge of the Griqua gang and shows them their new business venture. Pastor Zakes receives resistance from the church leadership when he tells them how much Hlengiwe's services will cost. Sindiswa starts drinking to drown out her sorrow.
Tuesday 29 May 2018
A drunk Sindiswa almost makes Duduzane confess to being her rapist. Lindiwe and Pastor Zakes discover that Sindiswa got drunk and want to rescue Sindiswa from this dark path. Captain Letebele accepts that he needs to get counselling himself. Xavier and the Griquas finish setting up the pawn shop and are ready for business.
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Joyce is worried about all the gossip and is thinking about stopping the stokvel. Masondo decides to tell Zakes everything, but Joyce stops him at the last minute. Hlengiwe gets Duduzane on her side by buttering him up. She uses her influence to change small aspects of the church to her liking. Errol realises that Byron is still dealing drugs and confronts him. Letebele bonds with Sindiswa and apologises to her. They agree to go to counselling together.
Premiere episodes of Hope air on Moja Love from Mondays to Wednesdays at 19h00.