Phumlani Ndaba killed in pulsating Gomora Mzansi season finale

Phumlani Ndaba meets his end

The first rule of the entertainment industry is “give the people what they want”, and the people – Gomora Mzansi viewers – wanted Phumlani gone. The Gomora writers listened. Why Phumlani had to die The character Phumlani Ndaba (real name Buyile Mdladla) was introduced to the Seriti Films production, Gomora, in November 2011. To everyone, … Read more

Mazet battles with disability on Gomora

Mazet Gomora

At the launch of Mzansi Magic’s award winning telenovela Gomora in March 2020, the much publicized theme was ivili liyajika, the wheel turns; nobody knows this more than Mazet. Zanele (real name Siphesihle Ndaba), known on the streets of Gomora as Mazet, is a feisty gangster chick who is not afraid of a fight. Nothing … Read more

Gomora explores abortion as Melusi cheats on pregnant wife


In a normal world, it is the cheating husband’s mistress who gets an abortion when the results of their adultery come to bite them. Keen to conceal his sin, the unfaithful husband will sell his back teeth just to fund the rushed abortion This week on Gomora, abortion is the topic but it is not … Read more

Langa dies as fire rains down on Gomora

Langa in a coma

When we first met the Gomora cast – Langa, Buhle, Thathi, Ntokozo, Gladys, Melusi – Gladys Dlamini was introduced as the angel, the saviour of the lost. But the wheel turns – ivili liyajika – as the saying goes on Gomora. And Gladys the angel is now far from godly. Zodwa caught in love triangle … Read more

Violent Gomora protests finally end – danke Katlego!


When her husband Mbongeni was murdered, Thathi Ndaba (real name Katlego Danke) lost everything, she went from a Sandton mansion, Mercedes Benzes to sleeping in her childhood bedroom, back in Gomora, Alex Township. Thathi seemed like a broken tree branch, tossed from one river bank to the other, with no control over her own life. … Read more

Pretty snitches on Mam Sonto as Jomo laughs from grave

Pretty the snitch

How poetic that Pretty – the unloved daughter – should grab the spotlight as Gomora reached its season finale. Exactly a year has passed – 260 spellbinding episodes of Gomora – since Jomo bewitched us with his spine tingling laugh in season one. Jomo – whose real name is Fortune Thobejane and a rapper in … Read more

Jomo’s death: Nomsa discovers Sonto’s secret

Nomsa in shock

Alexandra Township is reputed for hoards of rats, but secrets, by far, outnumber rodents in Gomora; and Nomsa has just dug up the most explosive of those secrets. It has been 11 months since Mam Sonto smothered Jomo with a pillow while he was in police custody and Nomsa is determined to learn the truth … Read more

Sbonga proposes after 16 year vat en sit

Sbonga proposes

In sixteen years of vat en sit – sorry, let me cut out the euphemisms – in sixteen years of living in sin with his baby mama, Sbonga has cheated numerous times on Pretty. Speaking to his new BFF, Mazet, Sbonga explained his infidelity as something that “began with harmless flirting.” I guess it’s true … Read more

Is Sbonga cheating on Pretty with Zanele?

Is Sbonga cheating on Pretty?

Pretty Molefe and her baby daddy, Sbonga (real name Khaya Mthembu) have a fifteen year old daughter, Tshiamo (real name Lerato Mokoka). In their sixteen years of vat and sit, marriage hasn’t come up — at least not that I’ve heard. If Sbonga hasn’t put a ring on it, then it is possible — in … Read more

Karma deals with Mam Sonto [Gomora]

Mam Sonto Gomora

Mam Sonto is Alex Township’s female criminal mastermind whose business interests include a popular tavern and car theft ring. If you have an expensive taste in cars but lack the money — or desire — to get a top of the range vehicle from a dealership, Mam Sonto (real name Connie Chiume) will get your … Read more