Runtime: 1 hr
Release Year: 2011
JACOBS CROSS, Season 1, Episode 9
Lerato meets Thembi in the hospital waiting room and tells her that Jacob was shot in their driveway. Jacob is operated on successfully and, while in recovery, tells Andile to guard Lerato and Joe. Lerato questions Andile about Jacob’s attack, he claims it’s a hijacking but they are both sceptical. Jacob runs the office from his hospital bedside, Lerato visits and insists Jacob delay his return to work so he can recover. Folake flies in early from Lagos to check on Jacob and tells him the good news - NNPC approved the Abayomi bid for the new offshore concession. Folake refuses to take Prospero’s drunken calls so he arrives and demands a meeting at her office. Jacob debates the details of his attack with the police, botched hijacking or botched assassination, police feel it is the latter. Andile convinces Jacob to let him station men outside his house to guard Joe and Lerato.
Bigelow meets with Bola in a Lagos hotel where Bola is now living – Bola wants African oil acreage legally/illegally, Bigelow suggests Darfur – turmoil and war makes easy plucking for money. Zanele visits Jacob in hospital.. Thembi questions him of her suspicions that he is having an affair, Jacob admits to it but says that it’s over. Lerato’s friend tells her Jacob has been seen out with Zanele – Lerato is furious. She confronts Jacob about Zanele; she threatens to leave, he promises it is over. Ambrose tells Jacob that there will still be a hearing. Prospero begs Folake for another chance, when she stays firm he disses her to his friends. Jacob sleeps with Zanele again.