New Telenovela: Isithembiso Episodic Summaries – April 2017

Episode 1: Monday, 03 April

New matriculants, Simi and Zamani leave their families behind to pursue a better life in Joburg. A heist unexpectedly goes wrong.

Episode 2: Tuesday, 04 April

Kero comes out of prison and startles Banzi with an unexpected announcement. Simi and Zamani learn that Joburg is not for the fainthearted.

Episode 3: Wednesday, 05 April

Banzi’s attempts to draw Kero in and fails. Zamani gets a rude awakening in Jozi.

Episode 4: Thursday, 06 April

A woman is caught between two man. Kero confronts the police to protect a friend.

Episode 5: Monday, 10 April

Bhambatha is has a run in with the cops. Banzi attempts a new strategy for getting his money back.

Episode 6: Tuesday, 11 April

Banzi will stop at nothing to retrieve his money. Simi finds a new place to stay, but her new roommates prove challenging.

Episode 7: Wednesday, 12 April

Simi is surprised with a gift, that will determine her future in Jozi. Claudia wants to know who sent her the mysterious message.

Episode 8: Thursday, 13 April

Palesa hosts a fund raiser to catch a suitors attention. Simi unexpectedly crosses paths with her rescuer in a rooftop encounter.

Episode 9: Monday, 17 April

An electrifying rooftop reunion is interrupted. Elsewhere, Amber plots her way back into Banzi’s life.

Episode 10: Tuesday, 18 April

Zamani narrowly avoids Diamond’s wrath. Leo and Palesa plot a reunion for the would-be lovers.

Episode 11: Wednesday, 19 April

Will our Zulu Cinderella find her prince charming? Will Palesa have her way with Bhambatha?

Episode 12: Thursday, 20 April

Diamond has an unexpected business proposal for Zamani. Sne stirs up scandal.

Episode 13: Monday, 24 April

Amber oversteps the mark with Banzi. Simi discovers that Zamani may not be the person she thought he would be.

Episode 14: Tuesday, 25 April

Zamani tries to set the record straight with Simi. Bhambatha and Tsakane face the press.

Episode 15: Wednesday, 26 April

The cracks in Claudia and Banzi’s marriage begin to show and life becomes more complicated for Tsakane.

Episode 16: Thursday, 27 April

Banzi’s position in his empire is threatened when Claudia takes him to task.

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: And IMDb: