Soapie Teasers – Keeping Score July 2017
Monday 3 July 2017
Botho cancels her plans with Tladi without explanation after being sworn to secrecy by Mmamosa about his Paternity.
Eshe attempts to motivate Jade and gather a team to support her in a competition; Botho questions Justice about his past. She nearly exposes Mmamosa’s secret to him but is interrupted by Lehasa.
Tladi flirts with Felleng. Botho finds him in bed with Ashanti. Botho tries to unburden herself to Warona but ends up with another secret.
Tuesday 4 July 2017
Mmamosa and Moshidi face off at the National Gymnastics trials. Afterwards, everybody celebrates Jade’s performance and when Mmamosa takes her, Eshe, and Ashanti out for a drink, Eshe proposes to Jade.
Botho struggles to deal with all the secrets everybody has loaded on her shoulders; then Lehasa reveals one of his own to her.
Moshidi tries to steal Tladi from ASA again but succeeds only in uniting Justice and Mmamosa against her. When Lebona asks her to be his agent, she offers him a deal with the devil.
Monday 10 July 2017
On The Ropes
Tladi wins the fight and celebrates with a pretty girl, Pula. Somebody spikes their drinks and Tladi passes out in her hotel room.
Love is in the air. Eshe and Jade fantasise about their honeymoon, Lebona finds he can’t abandon Warona so he cancels his plan to leave ASA, and Ashanti comes onto Austin late at night.
Lebona accepts Moshidi’s terms and introduces Justice to the idea of taking Sara on at ASA. Pula lays a very serious charge at the police station.
Tuesday 11 July 2017
Justice tells Lehasa to sort out Tladi’s rape accusation woes and Mmamosa gives him a blank cheque to bribe Pula.
Sara is introduced by Justice to ASA, ruffling Jade’s, Mmamosa’s and Ashanti’s feathers. Sara outshines Jade and hits it off with Austin.
Mmamosa defends Tladi, which makes Lehasa jealous, and then gives Lebona a harsh ultimatum. The police show up at ASA and make a surprise arrest.
Monday 17 July 2017
Justice supports Tladi after his arrest. He interrogates him and discovers that Tladi doesn’t know what happened.
Jade tries to get Sara kicked out of the academy and when she fails she makes peace with the idea that they will have to work together.
Meanwhile Austin makes a move on Jade. Botho avoids Tladi but promises Lehasa that she will help him prepare Tladi’s defence. She is shocked beyond measure when Ashanti presents a huge diamond ring.
Tuesday 18 July 2017
More Than A Game
Ashanti tells Botho she’s engaged to Tladi. Botho struggles with it but can’t bring herself to reveal that Tladi is Justice’s son.
Sara tries to make friends and latches on to Austin, then pushes it too far. He rejects her because he’s falling for Jade. Eshe tells him to back off.
Warona worries that not enough is known about Tladi’s family and Botho doesn’t trust Tladi when he says he’s not a rapist. She confides in Pieter who tells her to show the boys club what it means to be a ‘real man’.
Monday 24 July 2017
Warona can’t find any info on Tladi or his father. Later a strange old man comes asking for Warona who hides from him, looking as if she’s seen a ghost.
Looking for Jade, Austin interrupts Eshe and Jade showering together, making Eshe jealous. Sara trashes Jade to Mmamosa and Lebona threatens to leave ASA.
Botho leads ASA female athletes in a protest against rape culture, clashes with Mmamosa, and tells everyone her secret about Tladi. Justice is proud of Botho. Ashanti is torn. Tladi feels betrayed.
Tuesday 25 July 2017
The Main Event
The rape charge takes its toll on Tladi as Palesa preps him aggressively. Sara eavesdrops and spreads gossip among the athletes that Tladi was involved in kinky sex. They all reject him harshly.
Botho feels guilty that her campaign has hurt Tladi and Ashanti struggles to find a way to comfort him through all this. Justice and Lebona bond and Lehasa offers Lebona a raise and more authority in ASA. But Mmamosa finds out and orders Lehasa to add a clause that will interfere with Lebona’s ambitions.
Monday 31 July 2017
Trouble in paradise: Jade accuses Eshe of being too controlling and turns to Austin for support. Eshe sees them hug and misconstrues it, making things worse. Ashanti complains that Tladi is neglecting her and Warona challenges her fantasies about relationships.
Justice blows his top when he learns that Lehasa added a contract clause precluding Lebona from competing while employed by ASA. And Mmamosa signed off on it.