In the midst of the pain & suffering we've all experienced this week, we're here to show you a ray of light with these uplifting and inspiring star stories
Although this week's headlines have been dominated by a series of hate crimes, social media spats and calls on the government to take action, there is a silver living in all of it - and it serves as a reminder to be proud of our country and people.
The following stories will have you shedding happy tears!
The Ndlovu Youth Choir wow the world
The amazingly-talented SA choir have made it to the finals of hit talent show; America's Got Talent. The group of singers, who hail from Limpopo, blew the crowd away this week - and had us in our feels - with their unique rendition of song Higher Love (that's what SA needs right now).
And all four of the judges; Simon Cowell, Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough and Howie Mandel gave the performance a standing ovation!
Watch the stellar performance below;
Designer Thebe Magugu wins big
The Kimberly-born designer had the entire SA fashion industry beaming with pride when he scooped an internationally coveted prize this week; the Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy Award and mentorship with the world-class designers.
Earlier this year the young star won the International Fashion Showcase in London and fashion critics have been singing his praises over his unique and classy African designs.
Speaking about his win, Thebe said; "I can't say this has been two years in the making: this has been in the making since grade four. Every cell in my body has been geared towards my being a person in fashion and being a designer."
DJ Shimza gets recognition he deserves!
The Tembisa born DJ excitedly revealed on social media that he has made this month's cover of international electronic music publication DJMag.
Shimza- who once worked under the mentorship of proud SA export DJ Black Coffee, joins the likes of world-famous DJ's like Armin Van Buuren, Tiesto, David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Skrillex, the late Avicii and more who have all featured in the music mag.
Boity buys her mom a car
Actress and rap sensation Boity had us reaching for the Kleenex when she shared a super-emotional video of herself gifting her mom a brand new car for her birthday!
She wrote in her post; "Nothing could ever amount to the Love you have effortlessly and unconditionally given me my whole life but I hope this small gift reminds you how incredibly special you are. May it make your day as bright as you have made my life!"
From one queen to another!
Watch the tear-jerker moment unfold below;
Kabelo celebrates 17 years of sobriety
The TKZee singer reminded us that there is life after substance addiction and that you CAN turn your mess into a message.
Kabelo made the inspiring revelation this week that he had reached a major milestone by living clean and sober for 17 years!
Well done Kabelo, we salute you!
Double Support For The Twins!
Mmatema's Great Expectation!
#Top5: Khaya Is All Loved Up!
Image credit: Instagram @choirafrica