Coming up on Umkhokha: The Curse
this September 2023:
Friday 1 September 2023
The Day Of The Dogs
Mlungisi feels the wrath of Mthembu on his body and is forced to change his ways.
Monday 4 September 2023
Let’s Get Married… All Three Of Us!
MaMzobe convinces Difa to help Mlungisi. Sibusiso attempts to convince his parents that he’s ready to change but his father does not believe him. MaMzobe agrees to Isithembu.
Tuesday 5 September 2023
While Zodwa believes Difa should indulge her feelings of despising MaMzobe, Difa is focusing on rebuilding his faith and setting his spiritual path straight so he can guide Mlungisi in the way of the Lord.
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Zodwa Wants It All
Difa is stunned when Zodwa says they should move out of the Gumede house. Mabusi struggles to come to terms with Zodwa’s life decisions. Sibusiso does damage control with his mother but is hurt when Mlungisi refuses to see him.
Thursday 7 September 2023
Difa takes his duty as Mlungisi’s guide seriously. Mabusi is ready to forgive Zodwa. Sibusiso tries to guilt-trip Nokubonga into mending his fractured relationship with Mlungisi.
Friday 8 September 2023
Back to the Old Ways
Difa, Mlungisi and Maphalala find each other and make peace with Mthembu. MaMzobe finds a surprise waiting for her at the Mthembu house. Maphalala gives his blessings while Sibusiso is back to his old ways.
Monday 11 September 2023
The Side Chic
MaMzobe plays the good first wife in Difa’s eyes but spews vitriol towards Zodwa driving her out. Meanwhile, Mlungisi is restoring order in the church, with Difa’s help and reinstates the council.
Tuesday 12 September 2023
Turning Over an Old Leaf
The battle lines between MaMzobe and Mabusi are drawn when the former cuts the mother/daughter tie.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
The Vault Home Coming
MaMzobe gets manna from heaven. MaNzimande has a revelation. Sibusiso "bribes" MaZungu while Nobuntu wants to bring back the good ol’days
Thursday 14 September 2023
Money Is The Root Of All Evil
Difa is unimpressed when MaMzobe calls Mlungisi out of the council meeting, while he allocates money for church projects. MaNzimande is devastated to learn that Mthembu was murdered. Sibusiso’s efforts to buy mom’s love pays off.
Friday 15 September 2023
MaMzobe is worried that Mlungisi is not ready to preach and will inevitably fail. Khulekani vents to Nomkhosi about being sidelined after he learns about his father’s murder. Sibusiso has bought a car.
Monday 18 September 2023
The Witch Hunt
While MaNzimande bares the shame of appearing on newspaper front covers as the deranged widow who accuses the congregation of killing her husband, Mlungisi shows her his full support and she feels heard, which might just repair their relationship.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Mlungisi convinces Siphamandla that they need to sit their mothers down. MaNzimande and MaMzobe have the sit down and agree to be civil with each other. A random lady praises Mabusi’s womb and later she and Siphamandla learn that they are pregnant.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Mlungisi and Nokubonga learn that they are pregnant, but Mthembu’s picture falls and shatters before they can share the news with everyone.
Thursday 21 September 2023
When God Died
The curse finds its way to Mkhululi and nothing but darkness prevails.
Friday 22 September 2023
Mlungisi’s death shakes the family, Khulekani and Siphamandla must decide who’s going to stop Umkhokha and lash Mlungisi’s body.
Monday 25 September 2023
The Mthembus do right by Mlungisi, even in his death.
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Whose Corpse Is It Anyway?
MaMzobe learns that Mkhululi left her a beautiful gift that cements her stronghold on the church. MaMzobe and MaNzimande go head-to-head over Mlungisi’s burial. Maphalala warns Sibusiso that his sins will follow him forever.
Wednesday 27 September 2023
While MaMzobe tries to get Mlungisi buried at the Gumedes, Difa and Maphalala are despondent about the fact that they were unable to read Mthembu’s warning against Mlungisi. Nokubonga officially mourns for her husband.
Thursday 28 September 2023
When challenged by the Mthembus, MaMzobe defies all odds to bury her son on her own terms.
Friday 29 Septemeber 2023
MaMzobe arrives at Mlungisi’s funeral, and everyone is on tenterhooks. Maphalala fears for anyone who ever mocked the church. Nobuntu persuades Sibusiso to attend Mlungisi’s funeral.
Premiere episodes of Umkhokha: The Curse air on Mzansi Magic from Mondays to Fridays at 20h30.