Uzalo has been airing on SABC1 since 2015 and has emerged as SA’s most-watched TV series. New episodes of the drama series are aired from Mondays to Fridays on the TV channel at 20h30. The recently released episodes for December 2022 still maintain compelling, narrative storylines as Nkunzi’s anger leads him to take drastic measures.
Mrs Madlala, on the other hand, decides to take her shot with Bongz. Undoubtedly, last month‘s episodes of Uzalo ended on a dramatic note. While MamMlambo vows to make an example of the person who wronged her, Pastor Gwala threatens to get dirty with Nkazimulo. Here’s a quick look at the unfolding drama with the teasers for the December 2022 episodes of Uzalo.
Uzalo Teasers For December 2022
Episode 194: Thursday, December 1st, 2022
Hlelo’s main event doesn’t seem to go as planned. Nyawo wants to suspend Lilly and Biyela effective immediately. MaMlambo catches Nkazimulo with her phone.
Episode 195: Friday, December 2nd, 2022
Biyela is being asked by Lilly to distract Nyawo so she can interrogate the perpetrator to try and absolve Mondli.
Episode 196: Monday, December 5th, 2022
MaMlambo and Mrs Ngema seem to be displeased with the treatment they receive at KwaMashu Police Station. While James uncovers a shocking truth about the decision he made, Biyela and Lilly go all out to help Mondli. Nosipho’s suspicions about Nkazimulo’s shenanigans are appeased by Nonka.
Episode 197: Tuesday, December 6th, 2022
Hlelo might be coerced into cancelling the most exciting part of the Talent Competition. Nosipho is shocked as her suspicions are confirmed.
Episode 198: Wednesday, December 7th, 2022
Colonel Mabaso promises the perpetrator a maximum of three months, and then he will be released. Lilly vows to do everything she can to help Mondli. And Nkazimulo rocks the boat with questions about Muzi’s real father.
Episode 199: Thursday, December 8th, 2022
While Lilly and Biyela fear the worst, the talent show gets off to a great start. Colonel Mbaso gives Nyawo an impossible task.
Lehasa Accepts the #CelebrityBoxingMatch Challenge #KwaMashuTalentShow #Zizokhala
Uzalo coming up at 8:30pm on @Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/EwiH4AwGtJ
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) November 29, 2022
Episode 200: Friday, December 9th, 2022
The talent show acts pull out all the stops. Moghelingz gets the shock of her life, and a pair of fumbling magicians attempt a deadly act. Nyawo stamps his authority, showing the police force who the sheriff in town is.
Episode 201: Monday, December 12th, 2022
The talent show festivities continue as more hopefuls wow the judge in the hopes of taking home the R100,000 prize.
Episode 202 & 203: Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 (One Hour Special)
Nyawo and Mondli have a rendezvous with Commissioner Biyela. Finally, the mystery surprise boxer is revealed.
Episode 204: Wednesday, December 14th, 2022
Nosipho tries to alert Pastor Gwala about Nkazimulo’s secret but fails. The overall winner of the talent show is announced. And Mondli, unaware of the looming tragedy, tightens his ship at the police station.
Episode 205: Thursday, December 15th, 2022
In this December 2022 episode of Uzalo, one of the captivating teasers is that Mondli believes that Mthambisi is still keeping an eye on him, probably waiting to strike again. Mrs. Madlala, on the other hand, is determined to celebrate this December with a new man by her side. Nkunzi being happy with how the event turned out, has a surprise for Hlelo.
Episode 206: Friday, December 16th, 2022
Nkazimulo tries to meet his ultimatum, with no success. When a man realises that his woman is still hung up on her lover, his dreams seem crushed. Mkhonto gives Nosipho and Pastor Gwala some bad news.
Imama Elicaphuna uScrew 🚩🚩🚩
Catch #UZALO Weeknight’s at 8:30pm on @Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/pnUyS2JIBs
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) December 1, 2022
Episode 207: Monday, December 19th, 2022
Nosipho is apparently not getting her dream wedding. However, a party with colleagues brings back some joy. While Mrs Madlala realises she has stiff competition for Bongz’s affections, Mthambisi also realises that his problems are far more significant than what the police uncover.
Episode 208: Tuesday, December 20th, 2022
The walls are closing in on Nkazimulo, and Mrs Madlala tries to win Bongz’s affection. Meanwhile, Nomaswazi has a surprising proposal for Mondli and the Magwazas to start planning Putin’s demise.
Episode 209: Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
Gabisile is shocked by Nkunzi with a question she was not expecting during the Christmas feature photoshoot.
Episode 210: Thursday, December 22nd, 2022
Nkazimulo’s unplanned confession puts Nosipho in complete shock. Finally, Gabisile decides which man’s arms she prefers to be wrapped in. And Hlelo is unsure about leaving KwaNjomane anymore.
Episode 211: Friday, December 23rd, 2022
This December 2022 episode of Uzalo has thrilling teasers. Not only does Mr Mbatha gear up for his grandiose gala lunch to unveil the new KFC church building, but Pastor Gwala, on the other, kicks his lying son into the streets.
Episode 212: Monday, December 26th, 2022
Gabisile is back from Cape Town and gives Nkunzi some answers. Nosipho confesses to Gwala about Nkazimulo’s suicide attempt and threats. And, MaMlambo enlightens Nkunzi that he has already lost Gabisile.
Episode 213: Tuesday, December 27th, 2022
Finally, Bongz gives in and takes Mrs Madlala out on a date. The truth about the affair comes out in the open. Then, Nkazimulo’s disappearance causes tension between Pastor Gwala and Nosipho.
Red Handed! ⚡️
Catch #UZALO Weeknights at 8:30pm on @Official_SABC1 pic.twitter.com/bMWOlbgbBb
— Uzalo- Mon – Fri 8:30pm (@Uzalo_SABC1) December 1, 2022
Episode 214: Wednesday, December 28th, 2022
While Nosipho is pained by the accusations thrown at her, Pastor Gwala is riddled with guilt when he uncovers what his son is going through. Mbatha refuses to award a long-serving member of the church. A pained Nkunzi takes his eyes off the road and accidentally hits something or someone.
Episode 215: Thursday, December 29th, 2022
Mzimba steals from Mbatha. Nomaswazi refuses to give Mondli any more information. Nosipho has no one to share Muzi’s first kick with.
Episode 216: Friday, December 30th, 2022
The teasers for this last December 2022 episode of Uzalo are: Nosipho goes against her belief to seek help. Nkunzi’s anger leads him to take drastic measures, and then, the looming NYE party is the talk of the town.
Uzalo Has Been on Air For Over Six Years
Debuting on SABC1 in the year 2015, Uzalo instantly became a hit despite having a relatively unknown cast at the time. The soapie is produced by Stained Glass Productions, which is co-owned by Gugu Zuma-Ncube and Kobedi Pokane. It is currently in its eighth season and was created by acclaimed producer Duma Ndlovu.
Uzalo producers are Khumbulani and Hlongwane, while Mmamitse Thibedi and Gontse Lekgetho work as the executive producers of the multi-award-winning South African TV series.
Uzalo Actors that Left or Joined in Season 8
In November 2022, it was announced by Uzalo publicist Nomfondu Zondi that actress Omuhle Gela, who played Nomaswazi Magwaza, would no longer be part of the show. This is a result of a disagreement in contractual terms. Also, Pastor Gwala (Menzi Biyela) and Nosipho (Nompilo Maphumulo) will not be returning to Uzalo in the 9th season as their contracts weren’t renewed.
The two actors will leave the show at the beginning of season nine in early 2023. Idols SA star Sneiziey then joined the soapie as a singer at the KwaMashu Kingdom Church in November 2022.
Uzalo’s New Actor:
- Sneiziey (as a singer at KwaMashu Kingdom Church)
Who is Leaving Uzalo?
- Nomaswazi Magwaza played by Omuhle (left in season 8)
- Pastor Gwala played by Menzi Biyela (leaves in season 9)
- Nosipho played by Nompilo Maphumulo (leaves in season 9)
Meet The Cast of the Uzalo TV Series
- Masoja Msiza as Nkunzebomvu Mhlongo
- Baby Cele as Gabisile Mdletshe
- Gugu Gumede as Hlengiwe Mlambo
- Wiseman Mncube as Sibonelo Mhlongo
- Thembinkosi Thwala as Modli Mdlalose
- Nompilo Maphumulo as Nosipho Xulu
- Simphiwe Majozi as Sibusiso Makhathini
- Noxolo Mathula as Lillian Dongwe
- Nothando Ngcobo as Hlelowenkosi
- Thuthuka Mthembu as Nonkanyiso Xaba
- Nkanyiso Makhanya as Nkululeko Xaba
- Sibongiseni Shezi as Hleziphi
- Molahlehi Senyane as Kwanda
- Zama Magubane as Christina Balingene Dongwe
- Thembi Nyandeni as Njinji Magwaza
- Simosibucayi Buthelezi as Screwdriver
- Ntombifuthi Dlamini as Gladys Madlala
- Cebo Mthembu as Nyawo
- Thabo Mnguni as Khethukthula Mbatha