Coming up on Imbewu: The Seed this April 2020:
Wednesday 1 April 2020
Zethu is rushed to the hospital. MaNdlovu becomes sick, and has a vision. The ancestors want a sacrifice of Ngcolosi and Nkululeko, and will use Phunyuka. MaNdlovu rushes against the clock to stop the vision from coming true.
Ngcolosi storms off to confront Phunyuka. Pastor Ndamase arrives home at night, his breath reeking of mints.
Thursday 2 April 2020
Phunyuka has a vision of killing Nkululeko! MaNdlovu offers herself as a sacrifice to save Ngcolosi. KaMadonsela shares her suspicions with Phakade about Pastor Ndamase.
Friday 3 April 2020
Khanyo is disappointed and KaMadonsela is shocked that Pastor Ndamase has stayed out all night. Phakade, KaMadonsela and Khanyo realise that Pastor Ndamase is stealing from them. Zethu and Nkululeko discover the gender of their baby.
Monday 6 April 2020
Thokozile is excited about the upcoming dinner, but tensions simmer when MaZulu stops her from helping to organise it. Will there be a show-down between the two women? Pastor Ndamase has gone missing.
Phakade finds out that Pastor Ndamase has been around town. Shria decides to sue Shongololo Oils for damages.
Tuesday 7 April 2020
MaNdlovu warns Ngcolosi not to allow Thokozile to get her hooks into him. Pastor Ndamase comes home drunk. Phakade asks Khanyo what she wants to do about her troubled husband.
Wednesday 8 April 2020
Zithulele confronts Shria about the court case. Zithulele meets with Nokuzola in private… is it business or pleasure? Khanyo tells the pastor she knows everything. Khanyo has a plan that she doesn’t reveal to anyone.
Thursday 9 April 2020
Zithulele is about to try and bribe Nokuzola. Pranav makes things difficult when he refuses to have Maluju pay for the legal proceedings against Shongololo Oils. MaZulu’s and Thokozile dynamic remains tetchy. Nkululeko tries to dissuade Thokozile from visiting him at work. Khanyo sets a trap for Pastor Ndamase.
Friday 10 April 2020
Thokozile continues to awkwardly insert herself into Nkululeko’s life. Khanyo issues Pastor Ndamase with an ultimatum. Finally, Zithulele manufactures an excuse to see Nokuzola again, and despite her games, he finds himself increasingly drawn to her.
Monday 13 April 2020
Season 3 premiere!
Pastor Ndamase gets ready to leave for rehab, but he disappears. Zithulele confides in Thu Sheleni and tells him he has met someone.
Shria shows Pranav a new tender they have to get. She is very put out when she finds out that Zithulele is also in the running for the tender. Shria is determined to stop Zithulele from winning the tender by any means necessary.
Tuesday 14 April 2020
Phakade urges Khanyo to have faith and not to give up on her marriage. Phakade updates his will. KaMadonsela sees that MaZulu is written in as a beneficiary, and is furious. Nokuzola warns Zithulele that Shria is out for blood. Zithulele is increasingly enamored with Nokuzola.
Wednesday 15 April 2020
KaMadonsela accuses MaZulu of having an affair with Phakade. MaZulu goes to see Phakade and…? Shria and Zithulele prepare for the announcement of who won the NCO tender, both seeing the big night as the most important in their respective lives.
Thursday 16 April 2020
Shria creates a scandal when she interrupts the tender announcement and accuses Shongololo Oils of unethical business practice. MaZulu‘s behaviour arouses suspicion from both Ngcolosi and MaNdlovu. Phunyuka is happy when the Bhengus offer to pay damages for Zethu, but his joy is short-lived.
Friday 17 April 2020
MaNdlovu catches MaZulu entering the house after meeting with Phakade. Zithulele agrees to meet Nokuzola with his lawyer and offers to cook dinner for her. Thokozile feels she is losing her family and goes through a box of keepsakes. Zethu thinks Nkululeko was too hard on his mother.
Monday 20 April 2020
MaNdlovu is not thrilled that MaZulu has been visiting Phakade. MaZulu asks to see Ngcolosi's will. Celiwe teaches Zithulele to cook. Ngcolosi suggests Shria calls a board meeting.
Tuesday 21 April 2020
When MaNdlovu hears MaZulu lying to Ngcolosi, she knows something is up. Shria begs Nokuzola to continue to represent her at the court case, and she agrees. Zithulele has cooked and arranged a special dinner for Nokuzola, and invites her under the pretenses of needing an urgent meeting with her.
Wednesday 22 April 2020
MaNdlovu warns Phakade about his feelings for MaZulu. Pranav makes it clear about his vote. Zithulele isn't ready to give up on wooing Nokuzola. Zethu asks if Thokozile could accompany her to the doctor. Thokozile goes out of her way to annoy MaZulu.
Thursday 23 April 2020
MaNdlovu is scandalised by MaZulu looking for Ngcolosi’s will. Given his slim chances of winning the case, Zithulele’s lawyer suggests he settles out of court. Thokozile performs a strange ritual with hand-cream and mementos. MaNdlovu asks Nkululeko whether his mother encouraged him to marry Zethu.
Friday 24 April 2020
MaNdlovu reprimands MaZulu for pushing Ngcolosi about his will and causing trouble. Shaken at Ngcolosi's refusal to discuss his will, MaZulu reaches out to Phakade. What is meant to be a peaceful dinner for Nkululeko, Zethu and Thokozile, takes a turn when MaNdlovu arrives.
Monday 27 April 2020
KaMadonsela opens Phakade’s will. Nokuzola clashes with Shria when Shria changes her mind and demands an amount that will bankrupt Zithulele.
Nkululeko wonders whether MaNdlovu’s suspicions about Thokozile might be justified. Thokozile continues her mysterious ritual with the hand cream, and casts a spell on Ngcolosi.
Tuesday 28 April 2020
KaMadonsela confronts Phakade about the blank will. Shria is ready to take Shongololo Oils to court. Nokuzola has had it with Shria's behaviour. Zithulele gives Nokuzola the cold shoulder. Ngcolosi, falling under Thokozile's spell, defends Thokozile from MaZulu.
Wednesday 29 April 2020
Ngcolosi wants to invite Phakade to Nkululeko’s birthday dinner, which presents a serious problem for MaZulu. Makhosazane wants Zithulele to find Nilesh’s Maluju employment contract in a last ditch effort to avoid defeat. Ngcolosi falls deeper into Thokozile’s muthi spell.
Thursday 30 April 2020
MaNdlovu forces MaZulu to phone KaMadonsela to invite her and Phakade to Nkululeko’s birthday dinner. Zithulele is stung that Ngcolosi is having a birthday dinner for Nkululeko whilst he is being sued by Maluju. Thokozile manipulates Ngcolosi, and he brings her home, much to MaNdlovu’s chagrin.
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