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Hope Mbhele (left) in Umkhokha on Showmax

Umkhokha: The Curse S1

The critically acclaimed series revolves around the ensuing fight to take over the leadership position of one of the biggest churches in KZN.

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Gqeberha: The Empire is now on Showmax

Four wives at war in Gqeberha: The Empire

It’s a mini reunion of The Queen cast, and a power battle between four queens – Zikhona Sodlaka, Zandile Msutwana, Kay Bikitsha, and Akhenime Mfenyana – in Gqeberha: The Empire. 

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Outlaws S2 is streaming on Showmax

Outlaws finale recap: Love turns to betrayal, and blood runs cold

In the explosive finale of Outlaws, Leruo and Moretlo get their weapons and ride off to save Sihle while Bandile reveals the truth to the family. All episodes of Outlaws are now streaming.

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Keketso Mpitso plays Tlali in Outlaws now streaming on Showmax

Outlaws’ Keketso Mpitso on his breakthrough role as Tlali

Keketso Mpitso talks about his breakthrough role as Tlali in Outlaws. All episodes of Outlaws are now available to binge.

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Gqeberha: The Empire is now on Showmax

Gqeberha: The Empire S1

A polygamist with a thriving business empire based in Gqeberha decides to take a fourth wife. Soon his wives and children turn against one another, leading to an epic battle for the throne.

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Outlaws is streaming on Showmax

Outlaws Season 1 episodes 37-38 recap: “Nothing can come between us”

In episodes 37-38 of Outlaws, Leruo risks it all for Sihle while Dumisani and Kwanele scramble to find her before she ruins their lives. All the episodes of Outlaws are now streaming.

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Outlaws Season 1 episodes 33-36: A wrenching choice between love and family

In the latest explosive episodes of Outlaws, Dumisani shoots Bandile, and Sihle sees a side to Kwanele she never knew. All the episodes of Outlaws are now streaming.

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Outlaws Season 1 episodes 31-32 recap: Explosive alliances and a tragic shootout

In episodes 31-32 of Outlaws, Nyakallo and Tlali expose a secret that sends Bandile into a dark place. All episodes of Outlaws are now streaming.

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Kwanele and Sihle tie the knot in Outlaws

Outlaws episodes 25-26 recap: A feast of two epic weddings

In episodes 25-26 of Outlaws, vows are exchanged while Bandile’s are being broken. All episodes of Outlaws are now streaming.

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Outlaws Season 1 episodes 21-22 recap: Leruo’s skeletons fall out of the closet

In Outlaws episode 21-22, Leruo’s secrets catch up with him and Sihle finds her cow’s bell in an odd place. All episodes of Outlaws are now streaming on Showmax.

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Diepe Waters S1

Diepe Waters follows a community set around a prestigious swimming club, the Swartmarlyne, owned by the Swarts family.

Mmabatho Mogomotsi as Moretlo in Outlaws now streaming on Showmax

Hail to the queens in The River, eHostela, Outlaws and more

From Moretlo in Outlaws to Lindiwe in The River, these queens make the rules and show no mercy to those who try to stand in their way. 

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Arendsvlei S3 is on Showmax

Arendsvlei S6

Afrikaans telenovela set at a fictional Cape Flats high school where teachers and pupils deal with issues like depression and addiction.

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DiepCity S1-2

Telenovela DiepCity S2 follows disillusioned young women who were forced into crime while in high school to make ends meet.

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Binnelanders S12 is now on Showmax

Binnelanders S1-12

Binnelanders, an Afrikaans soapie set in and around a fictional private hospital, follows the trials and trauma of the staff and patients.

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Gomora Season 4 on Showmax

Gomora S4

A socialite who’s used to the good life finds herself back in the township of her roots in this dramatic, addictive drama. 

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Hlomu and Mqhele on The Wife Season 3

The Wife Season 3 episodes 58-60: Hlomu and Mqhele’s tragic deaths

In The Wife finale, Hlomu and Mqhele meet their tragic demise, while Qhawe and Naledi live happily ever after.

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Mbalenhle Mavimbela looks back on her career-making role as Hlomu in The Wife

Mbalenhle Mavimbela reflects on playing Hlomu in Showmax’s groundbreaking telenovela. All episodes of The Wife are streaming on Showmax.

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Suidooster is on Showmax

Suidooster S9

Binge all eight seasons plus new express episodes of Season 9 to enjoy all the drama of the residents of Ruiterbosch.

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Hlomu confessing on The Wife S3

The Wife Season 3 episodes 55-57 recap: The truth about the Zulu brothers revealed

Hlomu makes a bold move that threatens to destroy the Zulu family. Meanwhile, the royal family is at war, with the princesses striving to dethrone their father.

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The Wife Season 3 episodes 52-54 recap: Hlomu catches her first body

Hlomu kills Xoli after finding out that she’s a Majola and has been sleeping with her husband on the latest episodes of The Wife Season 3.

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The Wife Season 3 episodes 49-51 recap: Qhawe fights for Naledi his love

Qhawe rescues Naledi and Hlomu suspects Mqhele is cheating on the latest episodes of The Wife Season 3, now streaming on Showmax.

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The Wife Season 3 episodes 46-48 recap: Naledi is missing

The Wife Season 3 episodes 46-48 recap: Naledi is missing

Naledi gets kidnapped by her abusive ex and Xoli turns up the heat with the Zulus on the latest episodes of the Wife Season 3.

The Wife Season 3 episodes 43-45 recap: Naledi is pregnant

The Wife Season 3 episodes 43-45 recap: Naledi is pregnant

The Wife Season 3 returns with drama, betrayal and jaw-dropping moments. Qhawe makes a shocking revelation about Naledi while Xoli gets one step closer to destroying the Zulu family.