Isitha: The Enemy Teasers – June 2023
Cafindeth Team Pleased to inform you of the Isitha: The Enemy Teasers – June 2023
Monday 22 May 2023
The Set Up
We meet Lazarus, the man we know as Chuma Sokhulu, as he prepares for a heist. In another part of Eswathini, Mbuso celebrates his 21st – he’s the only son of the respected chief Ngwenya, who Chuma works for. Chief Ngwenya has many wives but it’s obvious his favorite is Ayanda, while his first wife Nomncebo (Mbuso’s mother) is cast aside.
Tuesday 23 May 2023
Mbuso is determined tell his father what he’s seen, but Chuma begs him not to. Mbuso confronts his mother, telling her that Chuma has to leave or he will talk. Chuma shocks Bandze when he tells him of his plans to steal the diamonds from the heist. Chuma dines with the chief while Bandze steals the diamonds.
Wednesday 24 May 2023
The chief tortures Bandze, demanding to know who he is working with. The next day Mbuso tells Chuma to forget about the deal, he needs him to leave immediately. The chief walks in on this confrontation, Mbuso tells the chief Chuma is the traitor. The chief fumes. Nomncebo comes to Chuma’s rescue.
Thursday 25 May 2023
A Game of Hide and Go Seek
Chuma, Nomncebo, and Bandze drive towards the border and get to Bandze’s grandmother’s house. The Chief consults a sangoma. Once in South Africa, Chuma leaves Nomncebo and Bandze in a dilapidated lodge as he heads for Eshlahleni, promising to return for them once he finds a large sum of money, he left a year ago.
Friday 26 May 2023
Mbuso gives his mother a bag of money and asks Bandze to take care of her. Chief Ngwenya is furious when he discovers his money is missing. Nomncebo decides to go after Chuma. Chuma finds his way back to Eshlahleni but is devastated when he finds rubble where The Black Door once stood and his bag of money gone.
Monday 29 May 2023
He rises! He is Alive
Shocked that Khaya has been living his life with Nolitha all along, the enraged Chuma attacks his confused brother. The family is shell-shocked that Chuma is alive. Khaya confronts Chuma for abandoning the family and turning him into a sex worker. At the Mabuza mansion, Nkanyiso tries to lift Rebs’ spirits.
Tuesday 30 May 2023
Reclaiming my Life
The Sokhulu uncles suggest an umsebenzi to welcome Chuma back but with Chuma having no money, the burden falls on Khaya who fumes. Khaya offers Chuma a job. Chuma shocks Nolitha when she finds him in her bed waiting for her. In the mountain, Pheko sweet talks Velaphi. Nkanyiso is baffled when Rebs tells him she wants to be baptized.
Wednesday 31 May 2023
Power, Rebirth and Old Scores
Khaya confronts Nolitha, accusing her of giving in to Chuma. Chuma causes a commotion at the river as congregants are shocked to see a dead man walking. Rebs demand her money from him. Thenji excitedly prepares for Velaphi’s initiation. Bandze and Nomncebo continue their journey.