Uzalo is South Africa’s most-watched TV series and it airs on SABC1 from Mondays to Fridays at 20h30. The episodes of the show released in March 2023 were enthralling as we witnessed the abrupt end of Nosipho’s journey into motherhood, having lost her son, Muzi. Mrs. Madlala, on the other hand, seems to be head over heels in love with her prince charming, will the relationship last?
Following Bongani’s death, Sibonelo seems to be a prime suspect, but does he really have a hand in it? Let’s get the answers from the new episodes of Uzalo released for April 2023.
Uzalo Teasers for April 2023
Episode 22: Monday, April 3rd, 2023
The teasers for this first episode of Uzalo for the month of April 2023 are fascinating. While Mrs. Madlala is cagey about her newfound fling, Nosipho, in an attempt to find justice for her son, does the unthinkable. And Sibonelo is back in the game.
Episode 23: Tuesday, April 4th, 2023
Lilly is on Sibonelo’s case with regard to Bongani’s death. Nkunzi almost discovers the money Sibonelo is laundering in his business. Then, two people are found dead in Nurse Slindile’s house.
Episode 24: Wednesday, April 5th, 2023
The Shlobos vie for the hub management position. Nkunzi sees his dead son. And Sibonelo gets confronted by Hlelo for dragging Sbu into his business.
Episode 25: Thursday, April 6th, 2023
Nkazimulo, Nkunzi, and Mondli struggle to come to terms with Gwala’s loss. Sibonelo and co identify a new place to launder money. Mrs. Madlala leaves MaDongwe hanging and goes on a date.
It’s Sbonelo Committing a Double Murder and iLife yaGoes Ona 😭#Uzalo tonight at 8:30pm on @Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/Hh8TvYHH0R
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) March 10, 2023
Episode 26: Friday, April 7th, 2023
Mbatha makes his return in style. And Nomaswazi and Sibonelo head to Mbatha’s church with wads of cash for offering. Hlelo gets an offer from MaMlambo to become a ‘big sister’ at the youth center.
Episode 27: Monday, April 10th, 2023
While Mkazimulo’s behavior raises many eyebrows, Nonka cautions the Shlobos to tread carefully when it comes to KFC. Sibonelo, on the other hand, recognizes a golden opportunity in KFC. Mr. Mbatha’s service gets mixed reviews.
Episode 28: Tuesday, April 11th, 2023
MaDongwe stalks Mr. Madlala. Sibonelo receives an invite he cannot reject. And Mondli takes out his frustrations on an unsuspecting victim.
Episode 29: Wednesday, April 12th, 2023
Opinions are split on whether Nosipho got what she deserved or not. Nkazimulo fails to tame his anger. Njinji reaches out to her daughter.
Episode 30: Thursday, April 13th, 2023
Nkazimulo finds villainous ways of venting his anger as grief takes over his life. Nomaswazi’s settling into the Mhlongo household seems to be more difficult than expected. Mr. Mbatha is beside himself when trusted with a very important task.
Episode 31: Friday, April 14th, 2023
Nkazimulo renders a sincere apology to the people he’s wronged. The battle lines are drawn between two best friends. And Sbu’s efforts to impress Hlelo seem wasted.
Zizokhala Isiyemuyemu! 🔥 In her Vengeance Era 🚨#UzaloSeason9 tonight at 8:30pm on @Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/o5HSEw5OiH
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) March 30, 2023
Episode 32: Monday, April 17th, 2023
The Shlobo’s relationship drifts further apart. Hlelo considers the big sister program at the youth center. Njinji discovers that Sbu is money laundering on her property.
Episode 33: Tuesday, April 18th, 2023
While Nomaswazi and Nkunzi are far from getting along with each other, Sipho and Nkazimulo reconcile. Then Njinji brings Hlelo and Njeza into her plan.
Episode 34: Wednesday, April 19th, 2023
King Mbatha is in the vicinity, and Njinji fails in her deceitful plan. Sara Gumede has another surprise for Gabisile. Hlelo puts her good and bad sides on display.
Episode 35: Thursday, April 20th, 2023
In this episode 35 of Uzalo for April 2023, one of the captivating teasers is that Njinji has a sinister plan up her sleeve. Not all that glitters is gold. And in her quest to get Trailblazers to the ballet competition, Hleziphi faces a setback.
Episode 36: Friday, April 21st, 2023
Hleziphi attempts another hopeful option to save the ballet competition. Hlelo finds out that she is now a criminal, whether she likes it or not. And Sara Gumede shocks Vusi and Flavia at the studio.
Wavele washaya iChemical engineering uSara #UzaloSeason9 tonight at 8:30pm on @Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/60nrbxWA8R
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) March 27, 2023
Episode 37: Monday, April 24th, 2023
Vusi claims Gabisile is bewitched by Sara Gumede. Sibonelo is bent on finding the person who heisted his panel van. Njeza and Njinji realize they robbed the decoy.
Episode 38: Tuesday, April 25th, 2023
Gabisile realizes that she has been bewitched. After searching through KwaNjomane, Hlelo doesn’t find Sibonelo’s money. Sibonelo is cautious of revealing Nomaswazi where he is keeping the money.
Episode 39: Wednesday, April 26th, 2023
Hleziphi and the Teens’ fundraising attempt goes in vain. Sara Gumede finds herself in a situation she never imagined she would ever find herself in when Gabisile goes on a rampage. Hlelo makes a surprising discovery about Sibonelo’s laundering money.
Episode 40: Thursday, April 27th, 2023
Hleziphi gives up on her dreams, and Nkazimulo’s kind gesture is in vain. Sibonelo makes a shocking discovery while Sbu searches for a common enemy.
Episode 27: Friday, April 28th, 2023
In this last April 2023 episode of Uzalo, the teasers are: Jack of all trades confesses, and the confession sends Sibonelo on a downward spiral. Also, the tenants buy into Hleziphi’s idea. And Nomaswazi and Njinji get closer again, or do they?
Meet The Producers of Uzalo
Uzalo changes title sequence
After 8 years since it’s debut and 8 seasons, the number 1 show on South African television has changed its title sequence.
See the Season 9 sequence below 👇🏿 #KgopoloReports pic.twitter.com/r5i3FakpbT
— Kgopolo (@PhilMphela) March 9, 2023
Multi-award-winning soapie, Uzalo has been on air since 2015. It is produced by Khumbulani Hlongwane and executive produced by Mmamitse Thibedi and Gontse Lekgetho. Stained Glass Productions is Uzalo’s production company, and it is co-owned by Gugu Zuma-Ncube and Kobedi Pokane.
Additionally, acclaimed director Duma Ndlovu is the creator of the popular TV series. Following the debut of Uzalo season 9, the show now has a new title sequence. The old sequence lasted for eight years, and the new season comes with a new sequence.
Who are Uzalo’s Cast Members?
Zizokhala, Kuzonyiwa & Kuzofiwa!
There’s a LOT Happening this Season, Some will fall to their knees!#UzaloSeason9 pic.twitter.com/EzEbMAgNwl
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) March 3, 2023
- Baby Cele plays the role of Gabisile Mdletshe
- Masoja Msiza plays the role of Nkunzebomvu Mhlongo
- Dawn Thandeka King plays the role of Lindiwe “MaNgcobo” Xulu – Mhlongo
- Wiseman Mncube plays the role of Sibonelo Mhlongo
- Sibongiseni Shezi plays the role of Hleziphi
- Gugu Gumede plays the role of Hlengiwe Mlambo
- Thuthuka Mthembu plays the role of Nonkanyiso Xaba
- Nkanyiso Makhanya plays the role of Nkululeko Xaba
- Zama Magubane plays the role of Christina Balingene Dongwe
- Thembinkosi Thwala plays the role of Mondli Mdlalose
- Siyabonga Radebe plays the role of Vika Magwaza
- Simphiwe Majozi plays the role of Sibusiso Makhathini
- Noxolo Mathula plays the role of Lillian Dongwe
- Nothando Ngcobo plays the role of Hlelowenkosi
- Thembi Nyandeni plays the role of Njinji Magwaza
- Fanele Ntuli plays the role of Nomaswazi Magwaza
- Ntombifuthi Dlamini plays the role of Gladys Madlala
- Cebo Mthembu plays the role of Khalabemgeza Nyawo
- Thabo Mnguni plays the role of Khethukthula Mbatha
- Simosibucayi Buthelezi plays the role of Screwdriver
- Sithembile Mhlongo plays the role of Flavia