Coming up on Smoke & Mirrors this November 2023:
Wednesday 1 November 2023
Nthabiseng takes out her rage on a young man after finding Sakhile in close quarters with another woman. Magolide is adamant about winning his ex’s heart back.
Thursday 2 November 2023
Mandla makes sure to let Sakhile know that they have a tough road ahead for what Nthabiseng did. Fanyana feels guilty for Martha’s embarrassment over her unconscious confessions to Nomeva.
Friday 3 November 2023
An unforgiving Mandla slams the final nail into Nthabiseng’s depression, and she is fetched by unwelcome visitors. Martha’s plot to get “Samson’s all” finally succeeds.
Monday 6 November 2023
Sakhile demands that Nthabiseng is released. Mthetho cannot oblige but is kind and understanding. He advises Sakhile to sort it out with Mandla. Nomeva encourages Sakhile to get his uncles involved.
Tuesday 7 November 2023
Nthabiseng loses her temper with Fanyana, which lands her in jail. Virginia confronts Thandiswa as the cause of Nthabiseng’s woes. Meanwhile, Sakhile is rebuffed by Mandla when he requests a pardon.
Wednesday 8 November 2023
A sad Thandiswa reaches out to Caesar. Juba is worried about Nomeva. Leroy thinks that a fight is coming. Lulu learns that Nthabiseng might be released from jail and informs Mandla.
Thursday 9 November 2023
Nthabiseng is taken to the psychiatric facility. Leroy persuades Nomeva to back off. Mamiki is forced to hand over the brochure. Magolide’s suggestion to do things legitimately sets her thinking.
Friday 10 November 2023
The police search is unable to find Nthabiseng. Mthetho cautions Sakhile not to help her and warns Thandiswa that Nthabiseng may be coming after her.
Monday 13 November 2023
Caesar thanks Martha for respecting his privacy and not telling Jaxon about their arrangement. Nomeva arrives at the hotel at night, much to everyone’s surprise.
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Sakhile tries to reason with Nthabiseng. He gets another shock when he wakes up to find that Nthabiseng has disappeared again. He asks Nomeva for help, but she has some bad news for him.
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Mthetho won’t charge Martha without hard evidence of foul play. He promises Caesar Nomeva will be eliminated if she finds it. Nomeva gets photos as proof.
Thursday 16 November 2023
Mpendulo can’t find Thandiswa at the salon. Leroy panics that something bad has happened to her and begs Mthetho sends out a search party.
Friday 17 November 2023
Nthabiseng plans to kill Thandiswa and then herself, but the gun won’t work. Nomeva, trailed by Juba, is put in a holding cell.
Monday 20 November 2023
With a gun to her head, Thandiswa is compelled to divulge the truth about why she’s in Emnyameni. Samson reaches out to his desperate wife in an attempt to help her. Petunia receives disturbing news from her sister.
Tuesday 21 November 2023
Thandiswa pleads with Nthabiseng to let her go, but Nthabiseng is intent on ending her life and killing Thandiswa. Nthabiseng finds out that Caesar and Thandiswa are having an affair.
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Realising how much trouble she is in, Thandiswa reaches out to someone unexpected for help. Martha is nestled in a shameful place where she’s left to be at the mercy of her arch rival.
Thursday 23 November 2023
Mthetho and Virginia are confused at Caesar’s disappearance. Virginia is suspicious and tries to track him down. Caesar convinces Thandiswa that they have to bury Nthabiseng’s body.
Friday 24 November 2023
Virginia is frantically searching for her husband and enlists Mthetho’s help. Meanwhile, Mthetho wonders how Caesar ended off-radar, in a no-man’s land as per the report of the tracker.
Monday 27 November 2023
Emnyameni welcomes back its prodigal daughter who returns with a colourful story. Mandla has money problems – too many money problems! Sakhile finds a surprise visitor at his home who just won’t leave.
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Caesar returns with gifts for Virginia, and it only intensifies her anger and suspicions. Nomeva asks Thandiswa about what happened between her and Nthabiseng, and Thandiswa decides to tell the truth.
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Thandiswa admits her mistake in Nthabiseng’s death to Nomeva, causing a moral dilemma when Nomeva keeps the truth from Sakhile. Mandla is devastated by the loss of a huge sum of money.
Thursday 30 November 2023
Nomeva warns Thandiswa against messing around with Caesar. Khanyo tells Mzwakhe that there’s more money coming from Mandla.