Coming up on Zuba this January 2021:
Friday 1 January 2021
Zuba manages to escape Thando and Wana at the restaurant and realizes that she still has deep feelings for him. Suwi gets bothered by a mysterious caller.
Thando prefers Zuba’s outfit choice over Wana’s British royal outfit. Yemba too picks the Thando inspired outfit.
Saturday 2 January 2021
Yemba notices Zuba’s beauty on their way to the party. Their ride car suddenly breaks down in the middle of the road, Zuba meets Thando unexpectedly.
Amai Chidothi and Suwi argue over Luyando as Amai Chidothi wants to leave the kid behind. Joshua notices Suwi’s absence and he nearly catches her with the unwanted guests.
Sunday 3 January 2021
Zuba is troubled with her father’s position at his work and she blames herself for it. At the office, Yemba snaps at Zuba for having jilted him at the party.
Suwi is questioned by Charlie and Phingiwe about who Luyando is and Suwi manages to dramatically create a story to cover up Luyando’s background and have him stay.
Monday 4 January 2021
Zuba asks for advice from Mwansa on whether to meet the mysterious caller or not. Phingiwe’s health worries Thando even more which makes her to see a doctor.
Zuba finds a picture that she was given by Mwiza back in prison and it gives her an idea. Zuba is on a quest to find Mwiza in an unknown market.
Tuesday 5 January 2021
Zuba asks her father, Mainza, to go back into the Sosala's mansion after revealing her plans - cooked up by Mwiza.
Zuba/Zara and Mwiza discuss the final phase of her new identity. Suwi destroys Wana’s plan to seduce Thando.
Wednesday 6 January 2021
Zuba makes an appearance at the Sosala's mansion as Zara Salvador and she is completely unrecognizable. Everyone is stunned by her beauty which led to Suwi’s discomfort.
A glimpse into the seriousness of Phingiwe's illness as Dr. Mwaba encourages her to confide in members of the family.
Thursday 7 January 2021
Yemba is taken aback by the sudden feeling for Zuba. Zara befriends Emelia to learn more about Leya’s absence.
Zara is haunted by her current deceptive life and regrets it. Meanwhile, Tasha plants doubt in Thando’s mind about Zuba’s accusations.
Friday 8 January 2021
Zara learns from Thando about his efforts to bail her out of jail while she was there and nearly blunders as she reacts as Zuba.
Zara gets away with a lie when she is caught snooping around but leaves Tasha very suspicious of her actions.
Saturday 9 January 2021
Zuba’s cover is nearly blown by Tasha and now Zuba has no option but to expose her secret and plans to Tasha.
A flashback trip into Yemba’s childhood reveals good and bad moments of Yemba’s life.
Sunday 10 January 2021
Zuba learns from Mwansa the reason behind Yembas’ spur temperament. Joshua wishes to be part of the 'I wear Zambia' project. Is Phingiwe going to let him be part of it?
Zara and Thando get trapped in a van together during Zara’s quest to find Leya, and the two have an affectionate moment.
Monday 11 January 2021
Suwi’s plans to seduce Joshua fail as Luyando comes in between them. Zuba worries about Yemba’s secret as to why he visits her father.
Phingiwe realises that she slapped the wrong girl. To make matters worse, the press gets a hold of the story.
Tuesday 12 January 2021
Zara is suspicious of Suwi’s uptightness with Luyando. Yemba acts on his feelings by getting Zuba a special gift. Thando is still sensitive about Zara’s lobbying for Zuba.
The arrival of Luyando’s impostor mother causes commotion. Zara is unhappy about Luyando’s exit puts Suwi on the spot but she dodges the bullet.
Wednesday 13 January 2021
Zara’s expression changes to a very uncomfortable one as she gets the meaning of the last message from the Mystery Lady. Mainza refuses to listen to Thando.
Zara is startled by Charlie’s seductive touch, a suspicious Phingiwe almost catches Charlie who is seeking out Zara as she hides from him.
Thursday 14 January 2021
Zuba is shocked to see Yemba moving in with suitcases. Zara is shocked that Yemba and Thando share a deep childhood bond as cousins.
Thando and Zara are in a passionate hug and this upsets Wana. Zuba almost exposes herself to Yemba while dancing with a broom.
Friday 15 January 2021
After a romantic moment, Thando and Zuba are entangled and almost touching lips but Wana’s seduction picture ruins it.
Tasha is determined to find Wana’s ring so they can trace the man in her pictures.
Saturday 16 January 2021
Wana tries to drug Zara but mistakenly ends up drugging Thando. Thando reacts to the drug and passes out beside Zara in their car on their way back home.
Thando and Zara are rescued by a minibus driver who senses possible effects of drug on Thando’s conditions.
Sunday 17 January 2021
Zara calls Mwiza for advice over pictures of Wana’s jewelery ring. Later, upon seeing the pictures, Mwiza gets optimistic about tracing the jewelery source or maker.
Yemba confronts his past but the presence of Zuba and Hachi stirs his mood. Mainza invites Yemba for dinner at the village.
Monday 18 January 2021
Luyando stresses everyone out but is soon contained. Leya tries by all means to keep him out of Zara’s reach.
Zuba fails to respond to Thando’s sweet text. Suwi seeks help from Amai Chidothi but it does not go well.
Tuesday 19 January 2021
Zuba reminds herself of her mission in the Sosala’s Mansion. Luyando gives her caretaker a hard time as he insists on a haircut that leads them to Mwiza’s Saloon.
Zara and Tasha are curious to know why Suwi lied about Luyando’s whereabouts. They are keen to uncover her secrets but Suwi is forewarned by Tumelo.
Wednesday 20 January 2021
Zara/Zuba tries to figure out the connection between Luyando, Suwi and Leya. Meanwhile, Suwi and Wana plot to dig up Zara’s secrets that they now link to Zuba.
Phingiwe falls critically sick in the presence of Thando who has been preparing for a date with Zuba. Now Thando has no option but to cancel the date.
Thursday 21 January 2021
Charlie refuses Phingiwe’s dinner because of the date with Zara. Yemba exits the Sosala’s house on a bragging note.
Zara manages to escape her snare but later she has a nightmare about her mission being uncovered. Fanwell spots Zuba as he spies on Mwiza’s saloon.
Friday 22 January 2021
Suwi’s quest to find evidence that connects Zara to Zuba finally lands her to Zuba/Zara true identity. She shares her discovers with Wana, Joshua and Charlie.
Phingiwe collapses before she can agree to Zuba’s confession. Suwi wants Phingiwe to die and she is ready to kill her.
Saturday 23 January 2021
Wana tries to make use of Thando’s sour mood to get close to him but her move backfires. Joshua becomes suspicious of Suwi. Suwi taunts Phingiwe over her secret.
Moono's are tense as mob of villagers outside their house seek to destroy them. Hachi, Zuba and Mainza finally face the angry mob.
Sunday 24 January 2021
Yemba recues the Moono’s and invites them to his house. Meanwhile, Thando’s curiosity intensifies at Phingiwe’s delusions.
Thando is heartbroken to learn that Zuba is betrothed by Yemba. Tasha stops Suwi from blackmailing her mother.
Monday 25 January 2021
Suwi does not care about Zuba telling her secret about Luyando to Joshua knowing that it’s Luyando who will get more hurt at the end.
Zuba breaks her marriage issue to Mwiza. Tasha exposes Wana's secret but at his juncture Wana is no longer interested in Thando and she throws the ring on the bed.
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Yemba and Zuba see a wedding planner and days are numbered as the preparation are tight with a lot of places to see and things to organize.
Thando goes into a day dream and sees himself with Zuba at an alter. Yemba leaves the alter as Zuba and Mainza walk towards the alter and leaves everyone surprised.
Wednesday 27 January 2021
Unconscious Zuba pictures herself in a white room with Yemba. As she is about to apologize, Yemba tells her not to do so.
Thando, driving towards home, learns about his accusation all over mainstream media and breaking news on radio. He reaches home to find police cars all over the place.
Thursday 28 January 2021
Thando manages to escape a police road block, he abandons his car and hides in the bush. At the hospital, Jaden advices Phingiwe not to stress.
Thando gets shot but manages to get away from the Paramilitary Police and catches a ride on a truck. Wanna cannot believe that Thando killed Yemba for Zuba.
Friday 29 January 2021
Suwi finds blood stains on the bed and question Zuba about it. At the Sosala's mansion, a sick Phingiwe is warned by Zuba about Suwi sniffing around for Thando.
Suwi has no choice but to make a deal with Zuba to stop looking for Thando as Zuba will hold onto her secret with Luyando. Zuba suggests Thando is moved to Yemba’s house
Saturday 30 January 2021
An angry Mainza gets into a fight with Thando. Luyando tells Joshua about the abuse from Tumelo and her beer. Mainza is so ashamed seeing Zuba acting towards Thando.
Nyembe leads Zuba and Mwiza to a guest house seeking to find Yemba there. Mainza helps out a hurt and in pain Thando to take his meds.
Sunday 31 January 2021
Phingiwe learns about Zuba becoming CEO of Golden Moments Bridal making her a double CEO.
There is tension in the car as Zuba's journey to confront Yemba begins with Yemba hiding in the shadows highly focussed on revenge.
Zuba airs on Novela Magic from Mondays to Sundays at 19h00 and 19h30 with repeats throughout the day.