Uzalo is a South African television program that offers an interesting and provocative look at modern life in South Africa by following the lives of folks who reside in a tiny town in KwaZulu-Natal.
The highly anticipated Uzalo teasers for January 2023 are here and it appears the show would even get more dramatic and intense as we follow the lives of its characters. One of the most viewed TV series in the country, the Uzalo TV series has increased in popularity since it first premiered in 2015.
Major Events That Took Place in Uzalo in December 2022
The first episode of the show started with Nyawo deciding to suspend Lilly and Biyela with immediate effect as James learned a startling reality about his choice. Moghelingz experienced the shock of her life when two inept magicians tried to do a lethal trick.
The emphasis of the final episodes of the program was on Nomaswazi, Mondli, and Mzimba. While Mzimba stole from Mbatha, Nomaswazi refused to provide Mondli with any further details. Nosipho went against her beliefs to seek aid while Nkunzi’s rage drove him to take severe actions.
Uzalo Teasers January 2023
Monday 2 January 2023 – Episode 219
Pastor Gwala and Nosipho’s friendship is under danger as a result of Nkazimulo’s absence. Gabisile desires for Sibonelo to meet the new man in her life following their breakup with Nkunzi. Mrs. Madlala isn’t keen on Bongz starting a family, despite his desire. The Magwazas deal with the police.
Tuesday 3 January 2023 – Episode 220
Upon Nkazimulo’s return, Pastor Gwala’s fortitude is put to the test. Sibonelo is the target of a proposal from Nkunzi, and Mbatha is growing uneasy with KFC’s declining sales.
Wednesday 4 January 2023 – Episode 221
Nkunzi is incensed when he witnesses a young couple canoodling in front of his business.
Thursday 5 January 2023 – Episode 222
Finally accepting that Gabisile has found love, a hurt Nkunzi wonders if he is truly over her. Mzimba is stuck between Mbatha and a brick wall. Nkazimulo is given his penalty.
Friday 6 January 2023 – Episode 223
In an attempt to draw Gabisile into her scheme, Njinji fails. To surprise Nosipho with thoughtful action, Pastor Gwala goes above and beyond. When an irate Mbatha summons him to his office, Mzimba starts to perspire uncontrollably. Nkazimulo refuses to accept accountability for his own acts.
Monday 9 January 2023 – Episode 224
Sibonelo makes it apparent that he is not a helpless child and that he is capable of caring for himself. Mondli is finally starting to warm up to the idea of the child. Mzimba is discovered taking Mbatha’s goods.
Tuesday 10 January 2023 – Episode 225
Nomaswazi has not yet reached the point of giving up. Nkunzi develops a relationship with Nkazimulo. Mbatha is looking for the person or people who are falsifying his items.
Wednesday 11 January 2023 – Episode 226
The members of the Mhlongo family gravitate in various perilous paths. In spite of Mzimba’s change of heart, he is compelled to continue down the wicked road after being challenged by Gabisile about her adultery.
Thursday 12 January 2023 – Episode 227
Nkunzi receives receptive support from a surprising source. Nkazimulo feels ignored in light of the impending lobola discussions. By bringing up a former character, Mondli disturbs the Magwazas.
Friday 13 January 2023 – Episode 228
Sibonelo strikes a pact with the devil. Nkazimulo offers his buddies a present they won’t soon forget. Mzimba’s side venture is in peril.
Monday 16 January 2023 – Episode 229
Mzimba makes shoddy attempts to produce his own goods, but they fail. Mbatha surprises his EXCO by telling them that one of them is the guilty party. Sibonelo takes over as KwaNjomane’s manager.
Tuesday 17 January 2023 – Episode 230
A shocking piece of news shocks Pastor Gwala severely. About Mthambisi’s misadventures, Gabisile learns some intriguing information. Gaining promotions are Hlelo and Sibonelo.
Wednesday 18 January 2023 – Episode 231
Sibonelo has received money laundering training. Lilly is dispatched by Mondli to look up phone call logs for the Magwazas. Mbatha lashes out at his church.
Thursday 19 January 2023 – Episode 232
Sibonelo musters up the guts to request access to the company accounts from Nkunzi. The results of Nkazimulo’s activities are on display. Mbatha ultimately names the person responsible for stealing his goods.
Friday 20 January 2023 – Episode 233
Hlelo has cause to be suspicious about Sibonelo’s intentions. Nkunzi subtly jeopardizes Nosipho’s future. Mbatha puts a final nail into Mzimba’s coffin when he rejects his explanation.
Monday 23 January 2023 – Episode 234
For refusing to pardon Mzimba despite his efforts, Vusi brands Mbatha a hypocrite. Sibonelo and Nomaswazi exchange a glance. Wizard recommends that they use the VIP Lounge to smuggle cash.
Tuesday 24 January 2023 – Episode 235
Sibonelo and Nomaswazi act in a way that they had been planning to since they reconciled. Nosipho is torn about the marriage and is caught between two worlds. Mbatha struggles with the forgiving spirit.
Wednesday 25 January 2023 – Episode 236
Despite the dangers, Sibonelo is really contemplating using the VIP lounge to launder money. Lilly doesn’t have time to consider Sthabile’s absurd and immoral request. Finally, Nosipho’s big lobola day has arrived. Does this portend well for the Mhlongos and Xulus to complete their bridge project?
Thursday 26 January 2023 – Episode 237
The negotiations for the lobola are not going well for Nosipho.
Friday 27 January 2023 – Episode 238
Mkhonto makes ridiculous demands for ilobolo. Nomaswazi that she shouldn’t be concerned. Nkazimulo acknowledges that he will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
Monday 30 January 2023 – Episode 239
Unable to tie a prime suspect to anything, Mondli is at his wit’s end. The lobola negotiations were hampered by Nkunzi and Mkhonto’s disagreements. Nyawo is asked for assistance by a woman in need.
Tuesday 31 January 2023 – Episode 240
The switch is flipped by Pastor Gwala, dealing a severe blow to Nkunzi. Sibonelo is curious as to what is happening between him and Nomaswazi. Nkazimulo is content to accept his fate in prison. Nyawo begins his plan.
Uzalo Airs on Weeknights, Monday to Friday
Uzalo is produced by the South African production company Stained Glass TV. Gontse Lekgetho and Mmamitse Thibedi serve as the show’s executive producers, while SABC1 broadcasts the program every day at 8:30 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
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
The producer of the show is none other than the legendary Khumbulani Hlongwane. With million viewers every episode, Uzalo is one of the most popular TV programs in South Africa. The show has also won an impressive number of industry awards.
Actors Who Recently Left the Show
1. Menzi Biyela
Menzi played the role of Pastor Gwala on the show. He left Uzalo in the 9th season because his contract was not renewed.
2. Nompilo Maphumulo
Nompilo portrayed the character Nosipho played in Uzalo. Like Biyela, she left in season 9 following Uzalo producers’ failure to keep her contract running.
Actress Omuhle’s disagreement in contractual terms with Uzalo producers led to her exit from the show in late 2022.
Uzalo’s New Actors
1. Mthokozisi Ndaba, professionally known as Sneiziey
Sneiziey, a fast-rising singer and former Idol SA contestant, joined Uzalo in November 2022 as a singer at KwaMashu Kingdom Church.
2. Fanele Ntuli
Ntuli debuted on the show on January 2, 2023, as the character Nomaswazi Magwaza.
3. Nkanyiso Mchunu
Mchunu makes his first appearance on Uzalo as Siphamandla ‘Wizard’ Nkosi on 10th January 2023.
Meet The Cast of the Uzalo TV Series
- Ntombifuthi Dlamini as Gladys Madlala
- Cebo Mthembu as Nyawo
- Thabo Mnguni as Khethukthula Mbatha
- Gugu Gumede as Hlengiwe Mlambo
- Thembinkosi Thwala as Modli Mdlalose
- Noxolo Mathula as Lillian Dongwe
- Masoja Msiza as Nkunzebomvu Mhlongo
- Nompilo Maphumulo as Nosipho Xulu
- Simphiwe Majozi as Sibusiso Makhathini
- Sibongiseni Shezi as Hleziphi
- Thuthuka Mthembu as Nonkanyiso Xaba
- Molahlehi Senyane as Kwanda
- Wiseman Mncube as Sibonelo Mhlongo
- Baby Cele as Gabisile Mdletshe
- Nkanyiso Mchunu as Siphamandla ‘Wizard’ Nkosi
- Thembi Nyandeni as Njinji Magwaza
- Mthokozisi Ndaba
- Fanele Ntuli Nomaswazi Magwaza
- Nothando Ngcobo as Hlelowenkosi
- Nkanyiso Makhanya as Nkululeko Xaba
- Zama Magubane as Christina Balingene Dongwe
- Simosibucayi Buthelezi as Screwdriver