A man has to work hard to make sure that his accomplice and his puppets all dance to his tune.
Secrets come back to haunt one; lies return to haunt another.
Dintle is disturbed to glimpse a terrifying face from her past.
A confession of a diabolical truth prompts a diabolical secret to be kept buried.
An attempt to cover up the truth leads to an intense confrontation.
A man's missing memories provide hope for someone else.
Two women are grateful to be alive, but one of them is disturbed to discover that she is not out of the woods.
Everyone seems to believe a story, except a suspicious wife.
Romeo has to pay for a lie by pretending to support an idea which he hates.
Quinton takes sides against his mother and Dintle receives an unexpected and surprising offer.
Dintle and Quinton both receive information which will change their lives for good.
A refusal makes Naledi even more determined to embark on a dangerous mission, and Quinton receives a surprising offer.
One of the most important days of her life takes an unexpected turn for a young woman, and an older woman is horrified when she learns something about
It appears that Romeo may finally have met his match, and Naledi has good intentions which could go horribly wrong.
Mangi agrees to a compromise, and Quinton believes he has been horribly betrayed.
Mangi is prepared to make a huge sacrifice in order to see that justice is done.
Layla is ordered to keep a secret, Naledi is asked to be a spy and Mangi shares an upsetting suspicion.
Someone close to Siseko makes a decision when she cannot prove her suspicions, and Layla discovers that something she refused to believe is, in fact,
Suspicions which Layla had dismissed are re-aroused, and Yvonne suffers a very convenient injury.
Lucas is simultaneously pleased and worried by developments in his life, and Yvonne 'reluctantly' reveals a secret.
Lucas lays down the law, which does not sit well with a family member, and battle lines are drawn between two forceful women.
Naledi is hurt by the action of a family member, and Lucas is horrified by the sound of a key in a door.
Siseko is deeply suspicious of overtures of friendship, and Lucas is deeply disturbed by a suggestion.
Yvonne becomes envious and finds herself at the receiving end of a warning
Lucas diverts a potential threat to his fun, and Yvonne is taken aback when a new face arrives at her door.
Two people who share a past have a tentative reconciliation, and an affair almost comes to an end.
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Lucas makes a deal which transfers someone's allegiance to him, and Dintle worries that Mangi could be placing his life in danger.
Lucas finally gets the answers to all his questions and realises he has to share them with Mangi.
Some astonishing information causes Lucas to lay a devious trap for an unsuspecting acquaintance.
Dintle fears that she may be losing her meal ticket, and Layla makes a very puzzling discovery.
Hector betrays one of his house guests and Thembeka makes a radical decision about her home.
Mangi discovers he has something in common with a dead person and Thembeka pushes for an ordeal to happen sooner rather than later.
Thembeka allows herself to feel some hope but has to contend with someone's wavering faith in her.
The words which Lucas has been longing to hear are spoken, and Thembeka has to consider an extremely worrying possibility.
Someone throws a former ally under the bus and a shocking arrest is made in public.
Thembeka is confronted with proof which could mean that her life is about to change forever.
Mangi is quickly shut down when he tries to interrogate someone, and Gloria unwittingly provides some useful evidence for the criminal case against a
Dintle has a memory which helps the authorities, but is not at all helpful to Thembeka.
Naledi has to make up a major lie on the spur of the moment and the police arrive at NFH on a very specific mission.
Thembeka is determined to put on a brave front but some unexpected news dents that front almost immediately.
Thembeka realises that she is on very thin ice and vows to do everything she can to prevent that ice from breaking.
Thembeka is forced to tell lie after lie in a desperate attempt to save herself.
Eddie's attempts to solve a mystery only lead to the mystery deepening. What is expected to be a happy home coming turns into a nightmare.
Thembeka is all set to go home, but is blissfully unaware of what awaits her when she gets there.
A slip of the tongue leads to the admission of an agenda, and advice to move criminal activity elsewhere is accepted.
Lucas strikes a bargain which leads to him finding himself back in the seduction game.
Lucas lays a trap which is walked into by a young man who never saw it coming.
Dintle is encouraged to persevere with a dodgy activity, and Grace is alarmed to hear that crime is being committed in her hotel.
Someone is killed, and the first anniversary of another death is marked.
Lerumo makes a huge mistake which has terrifying consequences for him and Anzani.
An intervention with an uncharacteristically manic person is unsuccessful, leaving him even more paranoid than before.
An unfortunate incident has everyone in the newsroom looking at Lerumo in a whole new light.
Anzani is mortified by and worried about some extreme attention and Cohen delivers an ultimatum.
Lerumo refuses to believe what everyone else does, even when he is accused of losing his grip on reality.
A solemn occasion is rudely interrupted by an astonishing realisation.
Lerumo is confronted with a terrible reality which forces him to renounce his recent behaviour.
Someone is at the receiving end of harsh judgment from a relative, and later commits suicide.
Anzani manages to cross a major barrier in her life and begs Lerumo to do the same.
A husband and wife lie to one another, but only one of them is aware they are being lied to.
Lerumo, desperate for direct information, betrays the trust of someone he loves.
An emotional and remorseful recounting of an incident moves Anzani, but does nothing to heal the rift in another relationship.
Anzani is forced to do some serious soul searching when an accusation is levelled against her by someone she loves.
Lerumo feels betrayed but is warned that he is the architect of his own troubles.
The first part of a deal is honoured but Anzani is conflicted when further conditions are imposed on her.
Anzani decides to enter the lion's den and afterwards is faced with a dilemma as to how to move forward.
A prisoner makes an offer which would benefit a lot of people, but Lerumo is freaked out by the potential consequences for his personal life.
A relationship which seemed to have ended for good comes back to haunt a couple.
Hector rethinks his plan of action, but keeps his enemy firmly in his sights.
Maletsatsi agrees to help a couple out and Lucas senses that he may have a new enemy.
Despite an epic fail, Hector is determined to pursue the journey he has embarked upon.
Dintle has scored herself something of great value but her happiness is short lived when she and Mangi are issued with a distressing order.
Mangi is hugely relived to learn that he has been let off the hook, but distressed when he realises his future is still looking far from rosy.
Mangi tells the truth to save an innocent man and someone else plots a crime to save the same man.
A father is berated for the terrible failure of a crazy plan and a wife warns that she may not stand by her man if he tells the truth.
Eddie and Mangi are forced to come clean to a superior, but Mangi also has to answer to an 'angry' associate.
Eddie unexpectedly finds himself in an alarming situation and Hector is baffled as to what went down.
A noose tightens around Mangi's neck and assistance with loosening it is surprisingly denied.
Some snooping and an accident lead to a revelation which has Mangi panicking.
Layla is surprised to find herself immediately attracted to someone she has never met before and Mangi is blissfully unaware that major trouble is on
Quinton makes a decision about Naledi and Hector receives some intriguing information about Layla.
Thembeka makes a startling announcement and lays the groundwork for an illegal transaction in order to prevent a truth from being revealed.
Lerumo believes something which makes Thembeka very worried and Layla is given a strong warning by someone close to her.
Mangi does not realise how close he is to a terrible fall, and Thembeka decides to conceal a devastating event in order to protect her future.
Someone finds that they are unable to take a life but, in an ironic twist of fate, has a life taken from them.
Thembeka sneaks out to a rendezvous, which turns out to be a date with destiny.
Thembeka purposefully sets out to commit to an act which she has only committed accidentally before.
A house of cards starts to tumble as a certain person is linked to a dead body.
Some video footage and a photograph start to point the way to the truth about a crime.
Quinton makes a decision about Naledi and Hector receives some intriguing information about Layla.
Mangi is faced with a choice and makes a decision which will have far reaching consequences for his future.
A test has been set, but someone fears it is unfair on an innocent victim and Layla is aghast when Lucas suggests something extreme to rob someone of
Suspicions are aroused by a sudden change in plans and fears are fuelled by a photograph.
Lucas is presented with two propositions which thrill him and Mangi is unknowingly presented with a test which could destroy him.
Lucas scores a victory which is rewarded in just the way he hoped it would be.
Someone from the past returns to provide information on the Nyathis and Thembeka hears news which signals the end of her run of good luck.
A plea to a father falls on deaf ears and sins of the past resurface - literally.
Layla is shocked and unhappy when she hears about a new development and Dintle is full of hope for the future.
Quinton is faced with a difficult dilemma and makes a choice which will involve great compromise.
Quinton receives confirmation of something huge, which is then used to blackmail him.
Thembeka drops a bombshell of epic proportions on Quinton with Dintle and Mangi present.
Thembeka makes a desperate bid to save her situation, but cannot go through with it when she receives life changing news.
Thembeka considers a radical suggestion from Audrey which, under normal circumstances, she would never entertain.
Thembeka resorts to taking legal advice and is filled with trepidation by what she is told.
Thembeka is hit with multiple punishments, one of which places her at the mercy of a subordinate.
Quinton does some digging which leads him to a horrific realisation about someone he loves.
Startling new evidence is confirmed and Thembeka realises that her moment of truth has arrived.
Memories are awakened which reveal that someone has been lying for months. Scelo is horrified to learn that he may be about to become infamous.
Layla is the only one who believes the truth, and suggests a radical intervention to make others believe it too.
Naledi finds it difficult to convince anyone, but a seed is planted in Quinton's mind that she may be telling the truth.
Thembeka feels the noose tightening around her neck as she is unaware that she may have nothing to fear.
Just as Thembeka believes she may be safe and sound, a dream unlocks a memory which could reveal all.
The mists in Naledi's mind start to clear, meaning that someone's days could be numbered.
Despite the failure of an earlier plan, Thembeka is relieved to discover that she is nevertheless off the hook.
Lucas fears he may have met his match in a woman, and a medical anomaly occurs which is bound to have consequences.
An evil plan is thwarted in hospital and a nurse starts to panic. Scelo is talked into baring more than just his soul for money.
Thembeka educates herself and then dresses up with evil in mind.
A decision is made to take a potentially life threatening risk, and Thembeka realises this could mean the end of the road for her.
Thembeka is unaware that, as the new year dawns, her fate is potentially being sealed.
Dintle oversteps a boundary with someone very important, which leads to unexpected consequences.
Lucas is stunned when a woman fails to fall for his charm, and Thembeka believes she has taken some steps towards a happier future.
Dintle plans to lure a potential cash cow into her and Mangi's lair and Thembeka is worried when an ally becomes a potential weak link.
On Christmas Day Thembeka is denied everything she is hoping for, and Lucas gives himself a present to further his latest agenda.
A connection and a history is revealed, and some good news causes Thembeka to panic.
News of a terrible crash arrives at the newsroom, and one of the staff is horrified to hear that the occupant of the car is still alive.
It appears that a truth about a crime may finally be revealed, and two women are very, very worried.
An alliance is offered and accepted, making war between two NFH employees inevitable.
Layla discovers that a positive result has had a negative effect, and Naledi is warned in no uncertain terms to watch her back.
Quinton and Thembeka take a tentative step, and Mangi receives a phone call which could indicate that his luck is finally changing.
Thembeka believes she has secured her future and Quinton does not know that he has been duped.
Thembeka discovers that science is not on her side and Lucas discovers that a hoped for alliance may not materialise after all.
Thembeka makes an offer which she believes will not be accepted but, to her horror, it is.
A Christmas party turns into a nightmare for someone who is publicly humiliated. The dark secret from Stokkies's past is partially revealed.
Dintle maliciously spreads some information, and plans a bit of twisted mischief for the Christmas party.Omphile surprises everyone with her strength
Thembeka is upset when she is ordered to behave professionally, and is unaware that reaching out to Quinton is going to have unpleasant consequences.
Quinton moves back into the penthouse and Naledi discovers she has a surprising ally.
Quinton talks Naledi out of making a rash decision and Thembeka makes it clear to Quinton that he is going to honour his commitments.
Thembeka makes a demand which Quinton refuses to agree to, so she replaces the demand with a serious threat.
Layla turns the tables on Thembeka in spectacular fashion when she adopts a vicious plan which Thembeka once used against her.
A woman receives several signs that it is okay for her to move on and so leaves for another place.
One Ngema sibling expresses anger about the situation they are in while the other offers comfort and hope for the future.
A terrifying time finally comes to an end in the Ngema house, but for Lindiwe, it feels like the troubles are only just beginning.
Omphile discovers something that devastates her and her emotional response leads to both anguish and reconciliation for the adults in her life.
A letter which is meant to be read only in the future falls into the hands of its recipient at a very bad time.
Zinzile makes a big gesture to try and better a very difficult situation, but it is not welcomed by everyone.
Boitshoko is hugely relieved when she receives some good news, but makes a confession to Mlungisi which breaks his heart.
Zinzile, fearful of what she could lose and aware of someone else's pain, finally agrees to a very difficult request.
Mlungisi reveals some information and gives Zinzile a shocking ultimatum.
A longed for meeting does not go as hoped and a father has to force himself to believe that all will be well in future.
Mlungisi puts off the inevitable by lying and gives the children news which thrills Lindiwe, but puzzles Scelo.
Zinzile and Mlungisi receive shocking news and Mlu makes a promise on both their behalf without Zinzi's knowledge.
Thembeka starts to fear that her talent for lying is no longer enough to keep her out of trouble and a friend of hers crosses a line for the second ti
Quinton denies an accusation and seems intent on starting to lead a double life.
Quinton makes a shocking announcement about his marriage to Layla, who realises that her son has been a naughty boy.
The discovery of a lie causes much anguish which leads to infidelity at The Newtonian.
An ally of Thembeka's becomes a key factor in deepening Quinton's suspicions.
Thembeka tries to do damage control everywhere but her attempts are not met with the response she was hoping for.
Layla is happy to share some information with Thembeka which makes her blood run cold.
Thembeka alienates a friend and Quinton is alarmed when Jessica has second thoughts about his inviolvement in her baby's life.
Dintle makes some money for herself by peddling information to an old foe of Thembeka's.
Thembeka fears that her worst nightmare may come true. Mlungisi finds out something awful about his wife and fears she may have gone too far.
Layla plants a festering seed in Quinton's mind and Thembeka and Quinton receive news which leaves Thembeka feeling extremely insecure.
Thembeka levels an accusation against a rival, completely unaware that an enemy is about to level the same accusation against her.
Quinton makes a discovery which terrifies Thembeka and Lucas gets support for a plan from a prison acquaintance.
A family reunion leaves one member bitterly out in the cold. Zinzile makes a request of Boitshoko, who is unaware of what Zinzi has in store for her.
Quinton is determined to play a major role in a virtual stranger's life and Dintle cannot wait to spill the beans.
Dintle has an unsettling encounter with Lucas which nevertheless intrigues her, and Thembeka has a devastating encounter with the truth.
Thembeka's fearfulness is picked up by others and an ally attempts to reassure her that her fears are groundless.
Thembeka realises she can no longer control her destiny and Mangi sees a side to someone in his life that he does not like.
Thembeka contacts an old ally in a desperate attempt to put an end to her nightmare and Lucas is stunned when Mangi makes an extreme decision.
Thembeka is brought face to face with one of her greatest fears and Mangi's freedom is vindictively threatened.
Mangi is warned of a threat from someone close to him and Quinton receives shocking news which will change several people's lives forever.
Dintle is excited when a dream comes true but is blissfully unaware that someone is about to thwart it.
Thembeka suspects that her mother-in-law has an agenda which is not in Thembeka's favour.
Mangi is pleased that a problem in his life has been resolved but devastated that a big plan failed to come together.
Dintle resorts to blackmail when she fears her status will take a drop. Zinzile accepts a truth about the past but fears for the future.
Layla makes an offer which she believes will set her up nicely and Mangi receives a lawyer's letter containing an unpleasant order.
Two allies declare war on each other and it appears that a couple may soon become homeless.
There is a major falling out between family members and Layla arrives at a shocking and infuriating realisation.
One of Lucas's plans backfires and another earns his son the title of traitor.Two people in Mlungisi's life receive news which upsets them g
Lucas retaliates against a couple but they stand firm and, in the process, embark on a new phase of their relationship.
Mangi is made to realise that he has no business throwing criticism around while he is engaged in certain dealings.
Lucas finds himself stripped of power by the very person he has exerted power over for years.
Lucas is blissfully unaware of a big shock that awaits him and starts his next scheme by lying to Layla.
Mangi secretly reconnects with someone who may be able to help him take back some of his power.
Eddie and Maletsatsi come up with a plan to destroy someone's hold over them.
A couple reunites to fight a common enemy, but what will it mean for their relationship?
Eddie makes a threat which angers Lucas who turns to an old friend to get Eddie back in line. Mlungisi tells a half truth.
Mangi truly becomes his father's son as he begins to plot revenge.
Mangi is pushed into a dangerous decision by the stubbornness of a friend.
Mangi's fury at a family member is fuelled by another two people who are close to him.
Everyone in the newsroom is annoyed that a senior staff member is not punished, and Mangi is insulted by a gesture from a friend.
Mangi saves the day, but the outcome of his actions is not at all what he was expecting. A recurring event has Mlungisi starting to become afraid.
Quinton makes a decision which is discovered to have been extremely rash.
Eddie finds himself faced with resistance and opposition from more than one quarter. Mlungisi is given some sound advice which he chooses to ignore.
Eddie is shocked into a personal realisation and Thembeka is met with professional resistance.
Gloria goes on the attack in defence of a friend and Thembeka receives information which she is determined to use.
Maletsatsi receives devastating information about someone she has held dear.
Eddie is tempted to return to his old ways and tells Maletsatsi something which devastates her.
Maletsatsi makes a confession which earns her a devastating rebuke and puts someone else's life in danger.
Eddie and Maletsatsi believe they deserve to suffer in different ways for what they have done to each other.
Unaware that she has been lied to and deceived, Maletsatsi surrenders and leaps across a moral line.
Maletsatsi is shocked to realise that she may have been behaving inappropriately without realising it.
A bitter confrontation leads to a married couple spending the night apart.
Maletsatsi's life becomes more and more complicated as she finds herself acting against her principles and beliefs.
Maletsatsi is thrown into torment and confusion by an astonishing declaration. Some strange behaviour in the newsroom arouses suspicions.
Eddie is not convinced by his wife's efforts to pacify him, which only serves to heighten the suspicions of someone close to her.
Maletsatsi too vehemently denies feelings which have been bubbling under the surface for years.
Maletsatsi issues an invitation which has Eddie seeing red as the green-eyed monster takes hold of him.
Eddie is driven nearly mad when he cannot discern whether he is being toyed with or being told the truth.
Stokkies picks up some information which he thinks will be of use to Lucas and Lucas rattles an old foe by telling a lie.
Twice in one day, Thembeka is greeted by sights which make her blood run cold.
Dintle is thrilled when she learns of a past situation which she knows she will be able to use against an enemy.
Lucas organises a job for someone at Safe 'n Clean and tasks them with duties which have little to do with safety or cleanliness.
Thembeka manages to resolve a major problem but another one presents itself in the form of the arrival of someone from the past. Ndumiso leaps to an
Thembeka decides to make a false accusation in order to get her own back and Eddie makes an uncharacteristic threat.
Eddie finds himself being blackmailed by an old adversary who threatens someone close to him.
Lucas manipulates someone into a corner but realises he has created a new problem for himself by doing so.
The day Lucas has been dreaming of arrives, but he has a rude awakening when an ally plays hardball with him.
Lucas receives an award - and a phone call from someone who is supposed to be dead.
Lucas is given news which will change his future completely, and which will irrevocably alter the lives of both his loved ones and his enemies.
Crafty Lucas makes use of those he harmed to help secure his future. A slow moving neighbour causes Lindiwe to ask a favour of another neighbour.
Lucas realises that all is not lost and manages to make the world see him in a new light.
Lucas is surprised by unexpected emotions and a most unlikely person is suspected of being involved in a terrible crime.
Lucas is horrified to realise that a heroic gamble on his part may not have the result he had hoped for.
What was meant to cause a distraction in the prison turns into a disaster of monumental proportions which impacts many lives.
Shakira is poised to walk into her future but is unaware that a nasty secret about her has just been revealed.
A terrifying experience leads to Lucas making a decision about his and an associate's futures.
Shakira puts her plan in motion but fears it might never come to fruition when she is confronted by some very dangerous men.
Shakira tells a lie to get someone to do her dastardly bidding, but is unaware that she herself has been thrown under a bus.
Shakira reveals the details of an audacious and dangerous plan and Mangi is terrified that he has ruined an opportunity.
Gontse makes a discovery which could change several peoples' lives forever.
Shakira starts to fear for her life but a potential solution to her problems comes from an unlikely source.
Shakira is forced to do something which disgusts her in order to secure her future happiness.
Shakira receives news from two different people which will radically affect her future.
Shakira blackmails someone who is close to her and forms an alliance with someone who is not.
A past experience stands Dintle in good stead when someone tries to catch her out.
Dintle arrives home with devastating news which an in-law refuses to believe.
A situation indicates that Mangi's managerial skills are not what they used to be.
Eddie loses a friend and confidante and another dream of Thembeka's comes true.
Mmadika makes a shock announcement and Shakira decides to use some information to her advantage.
Mmadika bumps into someone from her past who she worries may have an impact on her future.
Thembeka hopes a fire will protect her secret and Mangi makes a fresh start which is compromised by his wife.
Dintle takes drastic action to rid herself of a problem and kills two birds with one stone by simultaneously getting someone else into trouble.
Lucas has a nasty trick up his sleeve and Quinton responds to a desperate plea from Dintle.
Lucas comes up with a brilliant plan to make money and pitches different versions of it to the warden, the gang leaders and Stokkies.
Mangi makes a shocking discovery and turns down an offer. Lindiwe tries to do something dangerous which Scelo nips in the bud.
Mangi is taken aback by his former colleagues' reactions and Dintle asks Lucas for a favour.
Having got what he has wished for, Mangi discovers that wish fulfilment doesn't necessarily mean instant happiness.
It is a great day for Mangi, but a member of his family is concerned about what it will bring.
Mangi is taken to his parole hearing and Dintle hears what the outcome is.
Thembeka desperately hopes that an edit of a video will keep her terrible deed secret.
Thembeka receives a very nasty shock when she watches her wedding video. Zinzile is caught out and is told she has to make a choice.
Thembeka has to accept a situation which she hates and an odd reaction makes Layla wonder about her daughter-in-law.
Mlungisi believes he has been betrayed by more than one member of his family. Quinton and Thembeka return from honeymoon to an unpleasant surprise.
Anzani brings a reign of terror to an end and opens up the possibility for a new chapter in her and Lerumo's lives.
Anzani finds herself again in a situation she thought she had escaped forever in which she has to attempt to save a life.
Phehello is finally going to have his revenge for the pain which has tortured him for almost the whole of his life.
The Dustbin Man proves, once again, that the police are little match for his ingenuity.
A huge fight leads to two decisions and a slip up leads to a swearing of deadly vengeance.
Lerumo and Phehello come face to face, resulting in an interaction which Phehello never expected.
Dr van Zyl realises he has been made a fool of and becomes less resistant to someone being jailed.
Thembeka leaves for honeymoon hoping all loose ends which could rob her of her freedom have been tied up.
Thembeka makes a trip on her wedding night which she hopes will keep her terrible secret hidden forever.
Just when Thembeka thinks she has dealt with a major problem, two more thorns in her side arrive at the wedding and make their presence felt.
Someone pays the ultimate price for showing up uninvited at the wedding.
A promise is made not to destroy a special occasion, but just how sincere that promise is remains to be seen.
When presented with an opportunity to bring down her enemy, Layla makes a surprising decision.
A photograph which could prove to be Quinton's undoing is handed over at the prison.
Quinton wakes up to discover he has committed the classic sin of a man on the brink of marriage.
Dintle makes requests of two people which could have distressing consequences for Quinton and Thembeka.
Layla tells a half truth which appeases someone close to her but does not win his trust.
Layla is caught out in several lies which puts her back against the wall.
Someone Thembeka thinks is an ally is revealed to be an enemy, but Thembeka remains blissfully unaware.
Having given the man she loathes his reward, Anzani can barely bring herself to face the man she loves.Gloria makes a life changing move but reverses
Anzani is forced to reveal the identity of Lerumo's saviour to someone and goes to reward the saviour like a lamb to the slaughter.
Just as it appears that success may be in sight, a distraught phone call sends Anzani back to square one.
Someone is discovered close to death and Lindiwe holds herself responsible.
A video is the cause of great anguish and bitter disappointment in the Ngema house.
Lindiwe receives a harsh but deserved punishment while a friend is devastated to find herself being punished unfairly.
Lindiwe is forced to take a risk which doesn't pay off.
A horrible threat causes Lindiwe to do something which could land her in jail. Lucas plays with fire but is confident it won't burn him.
Lucas manages to win favour but simultaneously places his and someone else's lives in potential danger.
Lucas enlists the assistance of an authority figure in the hopes of playing an even higher authority.
Lucas proves that diamonds are indeed a girl's best friend and makes an offer to Warden Vermeulen which he would be foolish to refuse.
Lucas plays off two dangerous opponents against one another and prepares to manipulate a powerful figure of authority.
Lucas arranges a special gift for a disgruntled old ally and sets about seducing a potential new ally.
Layla hears that an important part of her life is over and Lucas hears of a possible opportunity to be exploited.
Layla ends a chapter with someone she loves and starts a new chapter with someone she loathes.
A broken heart causes Layla to perform the final act of betrayal. A young Soweto girl becomes a thief in order to ensure popularity.
Someone close to a member of the Nyathi family plumbs new depths of depravity to get what they so desperately want.
Lucas dangles a carrot in front of Dintle which he believes she will find impossible to refuse.
Layla is given two pieces of information which shock and excite her, and Dintle is pleased when she receives unexpected assistance with managing her p
Layla is confronted with a fear which could affect her heart and a threat that could affect her freedom.
A bribe extorts some information which Shakira is determined to act on and Dintle realises she is going to have to manage her conquest.
Layla has to think quickly to explain her actions to two interrogators, and Mangi manages to secure an extramural activity in prison.
Thembeka is thwarted when she tries to get some salacious information about Layla, but another unlikely source provides her with the info she needs.
Layla is pleased to get what she wants but disappointed that it has come at a price.
An end to a relationship with a prisoner causes someone joy and a prison visitor's unclear intentions arouse suspicion.
Mangi believes he has destroyed two chances at happiness and Layla has to up her game of subterfuge.
Mangi breaks the heart of one girl and makes another's sing, while Layla's flutters of the heart are tempered by a stern reminder.
Mangi sets out to end a love relationship and Layla looks as though she is set to embark on one.
A developing relationship seems to be floundering but a new relationship is reaping rewards.
Mangi is hurt when he doesn't receive a birthday gift from someone, but forgets his sadness when someone else offers him a very special present i
Dintle manages to scam someone at NFH and Layla does something illegal which could compromise the same person.
An unholy alliance is officially formed and a plan put into motion. Quinton has news about an exciting development.
Mangi's guilt prevents him from accepting an extremely tempting offer. Lucas dangles a carrot which anyone would find hard to resist.
Mangi is stunned when he is offered something he never thought he would get in prison and Layla refuses a proposition.
Lucas needs something and identifies an unlikely person to help him get it. Lerumo has to let go of the past.
A terrifying counter threat to a threat of Lerumo's leaves him back at square one.
A false claim lays a trap which Lerumo believes will set a loved one free.
Lerumo makes a startling discovery which he hopes could change Anzani's life for the better - and someone else's for the worse.
A murder causes a dead-end and raises fears about loyalties at NFH. A number provides another dead-end but a name provides some hope.
Anzani is presented with a picture of her future which is more terrifying than she could ever have imagined.
Anzani awakens into a living nightmare. Dintle does what she does best and stirs up more trouble. Gloria makes a positive decision.
The Dustbin Man changes the game by removing one of the players from the board. Dintle learns that Ruby plans to return and takes drastic action.
As Anzani's world collapses around her, she decides to focus her attention on her enemy.
The Dustbin Man pulls off his biggest coup yet and makes a disturbing connection between Anzani and his mother.
Lerumo has a suggestion for a way out, but a silent witness hammers the final nail into Anzani's coffin.
Anzani decides to fight back, but is unaware that her actions evoke the ultimate revenge.
Lerumo tells Anzani what has been planned for her by the Dustbin Man and something belonging to someone she knows arrives - covered in blood.
The Dustbin Man plays Anzani a blood curdling recording and Lerumo coaxes a disturbing confession out of Javas.
Lerumo puts a puzzle together as Anzani finds herself on the brink of a terrifying situation.
A discovery in Anzani's hotel room leads Lerumo to a horrifying realisation.
An explosion causes fear, but it's nothing compared to the terror experienced by someone who receives an unexpected visitor.
Anzani begins to suspect she is a player in someone else's game.
Lerumo discovers that something he had lost will create even bigger problems for him now that it's been found.
A missing item is returned, but it's not good news for Lerumo.
Two people almost die and one is going to lose his freedom for a long time.
Gloria puts measures in place to ensure her safety, but they cannot be effective when she invites danger in herself.
The men of Soweto have had enough and take drastic action against a neighbour.
A shocking truth about Obakeng's first marriage is revealed and he reacts uncharacteristically towards someone close to him.
Lerumo realises that he is no longer in control of his own life. Gloria makes a shocking admission to an unlikely confidante.
Anzani's rocked by a startling proposal and horrified by a frightening prospect.
Lerumo and Anzani realise that Mrs Chabedi is a woman with secrets. Ma Rangaka witnesses something which disturbs her deeply.
Mrs Chabedi fears for Lerumo and Anzani's safety and stuns them with a shocking revelation. Obakeng proves to be something of a chameleon.
Anzani is thrilled about the truth coming out, but Lerumo knows they have another enemy to fear. Obakeng fires a neighbour and hires a relative.
Anzani makes a life-changing discovery while Lerumo tries to find a way out of the mess he's in.
The Dustbin Man strikes, creating more than one headache for Lerumo. The truth could set Gloria free, but is she prepared to tell it?
Lerumo makes a startling discovery and is unaware of a delivery to his room.
Mrs Chabedi initiates a dangerous confrontation during which more of her complex history is revealed.
Despite Lerumo's attempts to place a protective ring around his loved ones, danger finds a way of encroaching.
A refusal causes Lerumo to dedicate himself to a dangerous mission.
Lerumo's problems increase as he realises he now has to protect more than just himself.
Lerumo's worst nightmare becomes a reality. Gloria tries to keep a secret by avoiding someone she's close to.
The Dustbin Man makes a daring move on someone close to Lerumo. Gloria struggles to find her bearings in the aftermath of a horrifying event.
A story of Eddie's causes him to be faced with a huge backlash. The Dustbin Man's hatred and anger reach new heights.
Shakira gets a confession from Lucas and Eddie is infuriated by the unexpected consequences.
Lucas deals with a compulsory assignment that involves getting blood on his hands.
A shocking truth is revealed which places someone in grave danger.
Eddie hears shocking news which places the Khumalo marriage under threat. Thembeka reveals a painful secret from her past.
Lerumo elicits a diabolical confession and ultimately blows a fuse.
Lerumo finds out who committed the prison murder. Gloria is presented with an upsetting proposition.
Lerumo receives some life-changing news. Gontse is forced into going along with something which makes her very unhappy.
Anzani is stunned when someone close to Lerumo drops a bombshell that will change her life forever.
A battle for supremacy in the prison heats up. Gloria's loyalties are sorely tested on the domestic front.
The power struggle in prison creates surprising allies and Anzani witnesses a miracle.
The list of suspects linked to a murder grows and some worry that Lerumo may take justice into his own hands.
There's a void in the prison underworld which must be filled but by whom?
Fingers are pointed in the wake of the prison murder, and suspects are plenty, causing someone to make a dangerous decision.
A host of hostile people are primed for murder most foul and presented with an unexpected opportunity to commit it.
Lucas reaches his breaking point, and a war long in the making is finally declared.
Lerumo realizes the time for keeping his secret is running out. Thembeka's happiness is rudely interrupted by a blast from Quinton's past.
Shakira gets herself into more trouble by accomplishing a mission, and a useful bombshell drops into Mjomane's lap.
Shakira is forced to use her charms to try and accomplish a dangerous mission. Thembeka is not happy when Layla gets even closer to home.
Shakira's forced into a corner but comes up with a sly plan to save her skin.
A menacing individual threatens Lucas into revealing an explosive secret that has been hidden for many years.
The battle between Neo and the Nyathis heats up with one side scoring a major point.
A prison stabbing has unexpected consequences. Has Thembeka finally managed to turn Quinton against his mother?
The trap is set for someone who has evaded capture for far too long.
Anzani makes a life threatening discovery about her hydrologist.
Anzani unknowingly gets increasingly closer to danger. Thembeka deftly manipulates to achieve her self-serving aims.
Neo's interaction with Bra Fingers sheds some light on an intriguing past and shifts the burden of murder onto an unlikely target.
News from beyond the prison walls warns Lucas of a battle to come.
Lucas learns that both danger and mercy can come from unexpected places. Quinton's news turns Layla's world upside down.
Despite learning the truth, Mangi still has the ultimate revenge in mind, but against another target.
A revenge murder is averted by a phone call from beyond the grave.
Neo sets out to tie up loose ends in the cruelest way. Todani makes two radical moves in one day. Shakira uncovers a disturbing secret.
After the unexpected death of someone close to Mangi, he vows to do something that makes Lucas very uneasy.
Eddie and Cohen put the final piece of their plan into action, which nearly destroys Mangi.
Neo takes drastic steps to ensure the pipeline cannot be traced to him. An arrest upsets everyone and new affairs threaten to upset old alliances.
Ndumiso is floored when someone close to him reveals a secret plan that will change both their lives in untold ways.
Lerumo embarks on a risky plan to secure Neo's trust but lives to regret it as darkness falls.
Lucas tries to side-step potentially deadly obstacles while Lerumo continues to stare into the face of increased danger.
Lucas makes a discovery which is also news to Neo - and which could put a fellow inmate in danger.
Lucas struggles to keep Mangi in the dark regarding Lucas' business with Ruby.
Lucas discovers his plan to keep Mangi safe is only as strong as the weakest link.
Lerumo's focus goes out the window and is replaced by fear and fury that could compromise his mission.
A shocking revelation from someone he's trying to get close to has Lerumo reeling.
A dangerous presence re-enters Anzani's life - and she is completely unaware of it.
Lerumo's presence in prison causes an unforeseen horror, which leaves him feeling wretched.
Lerumo knowingly puts his life at risk in the hope of settling an old score, but is rescued by an unlikely saviour.
Lerumo, Kila and Scelo all send letters that will change their lives forever.
Anzani receives an ultimatum and Kila lies to someone who could potentially have his son harmed.
A lie in court has devastating consequences for two people who love each other. Zinzile accepts something from a neighbor which shocks her family.
Anzani's devastated by an unforgivable revelation but Lerumo's enraged by an unforgivable betrayal.
The police make an arrest which goes horribly wrong. Katie learns something disturbing about one of Scelo's associates.
Anzani pays the price for her honesty while Cohen hides the truth with the best of intentions.
Anzani's secret pushes her to breaking point, and she makes a potentially life-changing decision.
Lerumo's prepared to make a dangerous sacrifice to satisfy his thirst for justice. Scelo gets the worst possible news before his matric dance.
Dintle's threat prompts Kila to take radical action. Zinzile is unhappy about a choice of Scelo's.
A death is seen as an omen by someone who is already worried about their future.
An unpleasant incident at Cole's puts an end to a very important gathering. Scelo receives an invitation which is both flattering and unwelcome.
One of the Editor-in Chief candidates is stabbed in the back by someone she thought was a friend.
It's crunch time for deciding who gets the top job, but Thembeka has one more trick up her sleeve to tip the scales.
The race between Thembeka and Mmadika heats up when Thembeka makes a surprising discovery.
Kila and Ruby realise someone is getting closer to their secret. Lindiwe makes a surprising discovery regarding their house guest.
Dintle stumbles upon a secret connection, which could lead to a dangerous discovery. A mysterious arrival causes chaos in the Ngema house.
Anzani's compelled to do something which shatters lives. Cee-Jay discovers that something extremely unusual is going on in the Ngema house.
Todani entertains a guest in his hotel room and some secrets are revealed. Scelo's good intentions backfire and he is forced to lie.
While trying to keep his family out of trouble, Scelo gets drawn into another family's drama.
NFH is robbed and Mlungisi is threatened by someone he would never have expected to do so.
Just when Joe thought his past was a closed book, a surprising visitor reopens it for him. Anzani continues to juggle the two men in her life.
An incident at NFH sets off a chain of events that could change Joe's life forever.
Lucas tries to set up his side of Neo's operation by persuading one unlikely person and another more likely candidate, both from the outside, to
Lucas appeals to someone close to Mangi to help him save Mangi’s life.
Lucas's fight to protect Mangi takes a surprising turn. Anzani and Lerumo react very differently to an unexpected situation.
Mangi's harrowing misfortune leaves Lucas powerless and at his wits' end while Shakira is utterly freaked out by a cellmate's confessio
Lucas is devastated when a doctor seems unable to save the life of one of his children.
Shakira gets ready to enjoy the fruits of her labour, but discovers the fruit is going rotten.
Shakira finds a way to use a situation to her advantage and to finally rid herself of an enemy while Lucas comes face to ¬face with his worst nightmar
Shakira exploits her cellmates' waning faith in Precious to secure a position of power, and makes De Wet a shameless proposition.
Shakira's cellmates aren't impressed when she makes De Wet a radical offer without consulting them, and Lucas makes an alarming discovery ab
A situation at the prison gets out of hand and develops into something which has Shakira terrified.
Shakira discovers that she is not he puppet master after all, as promises are broken and lies are revealed.
Neo develops mounting suspicions about Mangi and plays a bluff with Lucas to figure out if they're true.
Lucas begins formulating a devious plan to shift the balance of power, which makes him see Bra Fingers in a new light and Shakira doesn't realise
Lucas shares a plan which is designed to bring down one inmate and win the affection of another.
Shakira receives unexpected visitors and Neo fans the flames of hatred deep inside Lucas. Gontse's puzzled by upset Dintle's odd behaviour.
With carefully chosen and malicious words, a son's mind is poisoned against his father.
Both Shakira and Lucas make important decisions about who to trust.
Shakira's machinations seem to be yielding positive results but Lucas isn't as lucky and finds himself in the worst position imaginable.
Shakira is set up to do a big bust but can she pull it off? Kila meets with someone who could make or break his future.
Lucas recruits one willing ally but has to persuade another to assist with securing his and Mangi's safety.
Mmadika is devastated when she learns that an unpleasant individual from her past is going to be her superior at NFH.
Lucas discovers that some broken things can be fixed, but fears that a father's relationship with a betrayed son may not be one of them.
Lucas goes to extreme lengths to protect his son while Shakira receives an offer she can't refuse.
Lucas and Shakira find themselves exposed and outsmarted and are horrified to discover the dire consequences in store for them.
Shakira's new ally makes a dangerous discovery. Ndumiso and his father act to keep the truth from Kila.
To show that he isn't weak and that he must be feared, Lucas is forced to act.
Shakira plays the wildest of wild cards to try and ensure her survival. Kila gets a double dose of shocking news.
With debts to pay and friends in short supply, Shakira thinks she may have found her new BFF.
Lucas's unexpected encounter with a new guard takes him by surprise. Thembeka discovers someone she thought was a friend is actually a rival.
An award winning performance could earn Shakira a brief respite from her cell and cell mates but an unexpected arrival could derail her plan and discr
Quinton decides on Thembeka's fate at NFH. Mjomane acts on what he learned about Lucas.
Shakira's terrified when what she fears most threatens to become reality. Scelo tries to do the right thing but it only gets him into trouble.
Lucas takes a huge risk when he pursues a corrupt relationship with someone on the inside.
Lucas kicks a plan into action to win over an important ally, while Quinton makes a surprising career move.
Daniel makes a decision that Bra Fingers warns may have fatal consequences, and Shakira's relieved when a cell mate stops giving her a hard time.
Lucas tries to get to the bottom of Neo's intentions, which he fears. It becomes clear that Dintle has plans for Kila.
While Shakira faces antagonism from her cell mates, Lucas is shocked by a surprising face from the past - and what this person offers.
Lucas makes a mistake that could cost him dearly. Dintle makes an astonishing offer to Kila.
Disappointed by her doctor, devastated by her brother and driven to desperation, Shakira has to make a decision that could either seal her fate or sec
Layla punishes two of her enemies in ways neither of them could have imagined possible.
Thembeka's forced to make an agonising choice after Lucas gives Layla some strategic advice.
Thembeka becomes aware that she is under threat from her future mother-in-law and Zinzile testifies.
Lucas is surprised to receive an unexpected visitor, who offers him a very tempting deal.
A winning performance and a reluctant witness may be the key to securing Shakira's freedom.
Thembeka interferes with the test results regarding Quinton's paternity but will she get away with it?
Lucas receives a harrowing welcome to his new world and Thembeka learns a shocking truth.
Lucas's sentence is handed down and an old enemy is especially pleased by the verdict. Quinton is introduced to his real ancestors.
The trial begins and the magistrate makes an unexpected announcement which makes the three Nyathis extremely uneasy.
Quinton prepares for his journey while Thembeka explores a devious path to make sure her place in his life is secure.
Thembeka's machinations drive Jessica to take drastic measures to keep her hooks in Quinton.
Fighting for survival, Thembeka works behind the scenes to plant a seed of doubt.
The judge in Neo Mokheti's trial reveals how tough he is - and the Nyathis are in for a nasty surprise… The thought of possibly becoming a father
Shakira makes a desperate request of Lucas, and is devastated to discover he's made an unexpected decision about her future.
Jessica is surprised by Quinton's reaction when she uses emotional manipulation to try and get what she wants from him.
Thembeka's plans for her future with Quinton are under serious threat by a face from his past.
A person from Quinton's past returns in a scandalous condition. Bronnie thinks she's seen a ghost and is terrified.
Shakira has to use all her wits and guile to dodge the bullets being fired at her.
Shakira starts to see that the consequences of her actions might be heavier than she thought.
Shakira endures her biggest public humiliation ever, but spins a story that she hopes will spare her from an even worse fate.
On Worker's Day the police get the news they have been waiting for.
Zinzile shares a memory with Lerumo, resulting in the net closing in on another Nyathi.
More bad news is thrust upon Mangi and Daniel rails at the heavens. Marcel follows his impulses and runs towards danger.
The Nyathis suffer further calamity and, fearing that his family is being persecuted, Daniel lashes out.
As the people of NFH mourn the loss of former CEO, Shakira makes a discovery that will rock their world.
Stephen rattles Daniel with some unexpected news and Shakira makes his blood boil with an unforgivable action.
Mmadika has to make a decision that will not only affect her, but the other staff members of the New Voice as well.
The shooting of Cain Gumede is looked at again and now Mangi’s motive is questioned.
Eddie's big fear is made real when the police call him in for more questioning.
Thembeka faces having all her carefully cultivated plans derailed, but she receives welcome assistance from an unexpected source.
Quinton tries to get to the bottom of Shakira's shocking revelation and Shakira has a nasty surprise for Daniel too.
Shakira's pleased by an unexpected revelation from Stephen and celebrates by making a cruel one of her own to Quinton.
As the police look into the cause of a suspicious car accident, accusations abound and someone starts to realise they are being seen as a suspect.
Horrific news of a sudden death shocks the world. Marcel makes an unexpected decision. Gloria takes a big risk which might not pay off.
The pending arrival of a serious threat to Shakira forces her to scramble as the Nyathi world starts to crumble at an alarming rate.
Quinton is offered valuable help from an unlikely source. Cameron's surprising behaviour causes friction between himself and the Khumalos.
A blast from the past returns to the newsroom with a harsh reality check.
Mangi unwittingly changes the course of his own life forever when he encourages Eddie to come clean about an old secret.
The news about Daniel breaks - with more than a little help from Thembeka - and the world is left reeling.
What should be a joyful day for Shakira is tainted by the prospect of an apocalypse that neither her husband nor step-son seem willing to comprehend.
Will Daniel turn his whole world upside down in order to save Michaela?
Running out of hope and time, Daniel makes a move that will change his life forever.
With his back against the wall, Daniel lures his biggest threat into a deadly trap.
Daniel's stubbornly defiant in the face of his worst nightmare coming true.
Lerumo makes a vital connection, and Daniel makes a fatal decision... but someone unexpected pays the price.
Shakira and Daniel come face to face with something they wish would stay in the past.
Daniel comes to a realisation that the funeral could spell more trouble for him.
Still reeling from the shock of a death in the family, Daniel is stunned even further by a revelation which seems to come from beyond the grave.
Fingers warns may have fatal consequences, and Shakira's relieved when a cell mate stops giving her a hard time...
Lucas tries to get to the bottom of Neo's intentions, which he fears. It becomes clear that Dintle has plans for Kila.
While Shakira faces antagonism from her cell mates, Lucas is shocked by a surprising face from the past - and what this person offers.
Lucas makes a mistake that could cost him dearly. Dintle makes an astonishing offer to Kila.
Lucas burns with a desire for vengeance. Dintle looks to catch a snake but will she be able to outwit it?
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Daniel makes an ominous decision based on Sakira’s discovery.
Shakira is unprepared for what she finds when she digs deeper into Lerumo's investigation.
Shakira discovers the Nyathis are under threat from an unexpected corner, and her worst fears seem to be coming true.
Daniel sinks deeper into darkness and has a most disturbing vision. Scelo's on the verge of doing something seriously irresponsible.
Desperate Daniel seeks protection from the darkest possible source. Scelo has to go against his better judgement to stay out of trouble.
Two members of the Nyathi family lie close to death, and ignoring a past sin may seal their fate.
Just when the Nyathis don't know how things can get much worse, another family member is struck down.
Daniel and Mangi reach their lowest point ever as father and son, but something even worse is in store.
As fear and paranoia eat away at the Nyathis, Daniel faces huge conflict from the last place he expected.
Daniel takes extreme measures to muzzle Gogo Nyathi, but a far more dangerous house-guest darkens his threshold.
Thembeka puts up a false front and a truth is in danger of being exposed.
A new and extremely significant omen makes Daniel's and Shakira's blood run cold.
While still reeling from Daniel's news, Shakira takes surprising action.
When Ndumiso is robbed, he finds himself suddenly facing a very nasty situation. Anzani takes action that surprises Lerumo.
A shocking discovery causes Ndumiso deep regret but his only hope of escaping a tragic fate could very well end up sealing it.
With his back against the wall, Ndumiso makes a troubling decision. But is he getting himself into even more trouble?
One family reaches a consensus, while another is shaken after realising they've just been played by the ultimate player.
Ivan may be the positive influence the Jansen family craves, but Bronnie's innocent confession to Palesa may be what tears them apart.
A member of Bronnie's family reaches a major turning point, but the question of who is best suited to take care of her still lingers.
Bronnie says something that stuns Marcel and forces him to reconsider his relationship with his daughter.
Marcel comes face to face with Cameron and Bronnie, but Ivan's suggestion to resolve things leads to an unexpected climax.
Thembeka doesn't take kindly to interference in her blossoming relationship and employs a bold threat.
As the hunt for Cameron and Bronnie begins and the fugitives' future hangs in the balance, Palesa fears she has made a terrible mistake.
Cameron's worst nightmare comes true when an unexpected arrival blows his cover. Emotions run high for Thembeka and Quinton.
Palesa gets closer to the truth and does something that could put Cameron and Bronnie in danger.
Palesa starts asking questions that threaten to expose Cameron.
Ivan continues to win Bronnie's heart, but his intentions cause conflict with Cameron.
The Dustbin Man makes his move, but amidst the smoke and chaos, no one realises whose life is in danger.
A startling event at NFH does nothing to alert the staff to any imminent danger.
Neo Mokheti's assassin looks to tie up loose ends. Burdened, overwhelmed Dintle arrives at a stark realisation.
The Dustbin Man's actions cause Eddie to learn how close the case has come to him personally.
Eddie implores Barry Maxwell to hand over the incriminating memory stick for his own protection but someone else is lying.
With her back against the wall, Dintle lashes out at Tino and Erin and finds a way to make their lives even more complicated.
Losing Motshabi may well be just one terrible ordeal of many which Tino and Erin have to endure.
Dintle manages to manipulate Tino and Erin. Mangi has an encounter with Joe which worries Kila.
A threat to Motshabi's adoption looms which Erin deflects with deception. Kila alerts Mmadika to an injustice.
Mlungisi's decision to do the right thing forces him to make a drastic decision regarding his family.
Shakira discovers whether Helen bought her bluff and Mmadika discovers whether justice will be served.
Joe is forced to make an extremely difficult choice between the lesser of two evils.
As Shakira moves closer to exposing Helen, Helen comes to a startling realisation.