7- 11 January
Judas ramps up his plans to capture Operation Khuculula. Lillian’s pregnancy makes her feel insecure. Dabula seems to be playing Ngwebedla against the Ndlovus. Iris wants to know how Jabu really sees her.
Iris and the Ndlovus plot to secure Iris a place in Operation Khuculula. Saddam’s attempts to calm Lillian only make matters worse. Cebisile invites the wives to Johannesburg for a pre-wedding get-together.
Despite being the one who brought Dabula to Bhubesini, Ngwebedla now finds himself fighting for his place in the deal. Iris’s ambitions to be part of Operation Khuculula stall when the Zungus rally against her. Mkabayi is upset that she didn’t get an invite to Sibongile’s party.
Beauty rubs salt in Lillian’s wounds, putting even more pressure on Saddam. Judas blindsides Sibongile and Shadrack. Phumelele feels deeply insecure about Mpiyakhe’s new wife.
Iris has won her place in Operation Khuculula, but there is a fallout from the unexpected turn-around. Dabula and the Ndlovus celebrate a surprising victory. Saddam draws a line with Lillian. Sibongile’s party gets out of control, with shocking results.