Jacob’s Cross is making a return to M-net with season 4, so buckle up for another action-packed and exhilarating season as Jacob and Bola’s scramble for Nigerian oil continues. The new season of Jacob’s Cross starts on Monday 10 January 2011 on M-Net East (18:30) and M-Net West (21:00).
Season four kicks off with a bang and as usual there is plenty of drama and unexpected twists. In episode one thing are looking up for the high-flying Jacob when Trinity, a beautiful fashion designer enters his life, but a shattering announcement throws a spanner in the works. Meanwhile Prospero struggles with his separation from the Brand Empire and a grief-stricken Andile embarrasses himself by causing havoc at Trinity’s Angolan fashion show.
Jacob’s Cross is a South African drama series about powerful oil magnates battling for Africa’s rich off-shore oil resources. Set in both South Africa and Namibia, the story centres around businessman Jacob Makhubu and his quest to build the next great South African empire. The people in Jacob’s world are all driven by a shared history of colonization and desire to tap into the wealth of Africa while being divided by feuds over who the rightful owners of the resources are, how they should be exploited and who should benefit.
The story began when Jacob, who was living a prosperous and happy life in South Africa, got offered a deal, with immeasurable backing from a large Nigerian firm. Determined to realize his dream of accessing a new energy source, the deal offered him the perfect opportunity of making it happen. He was adamantly warned by his mother to stay away from the Nigerian dynasty and its business but refused to take her advice and soon found himself in a negotiation that would change his life forever. Nothing can prepare him for what he discovers when he eventually agrees to go to Lagos, Nigeria to visit his mentor, Chief Abayomi. The revelation sends him on an epic quest in which he learns that in order to fulfill his dreams he must be prepared to lose everything first.