South Africa http://michiganradio.org en South African children's choir brings big voices to Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/south-african-childrens-choir-brings-big-voices-michigan <p></p><p>This next story seems right for this time of year.</p><p>A children's choir is in Michigan this month ... from South Africa.</p><p>They're from the outskirts of Durban, a beautiful port city that also has one of the worst AIDS epidemics in the world.</p><p>Many of the kids in the choir are orphans. Several have HIV themselves.</p><p>It's their first time in the U.S., and they're traveling around the state all this month to raise money for friends and family back home.</p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kate Wells 15699 at http://michiganradio.org South African children's choir brings big voices to Michigan Life lessons from South Africa's Makana Football Association http://michiganradio.org/post/life-lessons-south-africas-makana-football-association <p>A few weeks ago, I visited Cape Town, South Africa. It&rsquo;s a famously beautiful city, right on the ocean &ndash; but that&rsquo;s not what I took away from this trip.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:00:58 +0000 John U. Bacon 7225 at http://michiganradio.org Life lessons from South Africa's Makana Football Association