Cam­pus night­mare

Kwaito and tbose thought that they were go­ing to Joburg to start afresh – lit­tle did they know that lelo had the same idea in mind.

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he last time any­one saw the de­vi­ously de­ranged lelo mthiyane (amanda du-pont), she was hold­ing her for­mer lover kwaito (cle­ment maosa) hostage and had set the house where she hid him alight. kwaito was res­cued, but no one saw lelo again. un­til now…

mon­day 26 jan­uary is the first day of kwaito and tbose’s (cor­net mam­abolo) new lives. after strug­gling to get into var­sity be­cause of fi­nan­cial set­backs, this means more to kwaito than any­thing and as the duo walk through the gates of the univer­sity, all those prob­lems dis­ap­pear with the life he left be­hind in tur­floop. “kwaito’s over­whelmed and ex­cited at the same time be­cause he’s be­ing ex­posed to a lot of dif­fer­ent peo­ple,” says cle­ment. “joburg is very dif­fer­ent to what he’s used to. the fact that he’s ex­posed to all th­ese lan­guages and that par­ents aren’t around is in it­self a cul­ture shock.” but kwaito’s about to get a shock of another kind on tues­day 27 jan­uary – he spots his worst night­mare: lelo!

the devil her­self

it feels like a bad dream on wed­nes­day 28 jan­uary when kwaito runs into his ex-girl­friend-turned-stalker, who almost mur­dered him, at the cam­pus res­i­dence. but pinch­ing him­self won’t make this prob­lem go away. “it feels un­real,” says cle­ment. “this is the last place he thought that he’d see lelo. he’s fear­ful, wor­ried and con­cerned.” we soon find out that lelo’s moved back to joburg to start a new life and is ob­vi­ously freaked to her core when she sees kwaito and tbose at reg­is­tra­tion. she tries her best to stay away from them, but kwaito even­tu­ally sees her. scared for his life, kwaito wants to re­port it im­me­di­ately. be­ing a wanted woman, it’s not like lelo wanted to run into her for­mer lover again ei­ther.

“she’s hor­ri­fied,” says amanda. “that was the one place she thought that she wouldn’t see kwaito and tbose. in her mind, the boys were go­ing to tur­floop univer­sity be­cause it’s

lelo uses the ac­ci­den­tal in­jury to her ad­van­tage. kwaito nearly takes a punch from lelo.

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