Category: Madonna – Malawi

Madonna – Malawi

In Spring 2009 ACT teamed up with Malawi’s Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), a network of 80 locally-based civil rights organisations, and paid a lawyer to help preventing Madonna breaking Malawi’s adoption law.

Madonna’s controversial adoption

Source: September 13, 2011, 12:47 pm Dan McDougall When Madonna first swept into the African nation of Malawi, chequebook in hand, she vowed to save its impoverished people. Five years later, she has brought them two controversial adoptions, broken promises and a charity caught up in a fraud investigation. A flight of grey mourning… Read more »

Madonna’s Charity Fails in Bid to Finance School

Source:  Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters By ADAM NAGOURNEY Published: March 24, 2011 LOS ANGELES — A high-profile charitable foundation set up to build a school for impoverished girls in Malawi, founded by the singer Madonna and fellow devotees of a prominent Jewish mysticism movement, has collapsed after spending $3.8 million on a project that never came… Read more »

Mercy’s Family To Sue Madonna

Source: Sunday, February 06, 2011 (London)  Madonna’s adopted Malawian daughter’s family is threatening to sue the ‘Queen of Pop’, claiming that she did not keep her promise to let them see the 5-year-old.

Woman who helped Madonna’s kid in Laguna

Source: By LORI BASHEDA   The woman who founded the Kondanani Children’s Village in Malawi, the orphanage where Madonna adopted her daughter Mercy, will speak about her “powerful story of hope” Friday night at an art gallery in Laguna Beach. Annie Chikhwaza will be at the Salt Fine Art Gallery from 7-9 p.m. The… Read more »


Source: Daily Star The gran of Madonna’s adopted daughter has threatened suicide unless the child is returned to Africa 2nd November 2010 By Nigel Pauley THE gran of Madonna’s adopted daughter has threatened to kill herself unless the child is returned to Africa. Mercy, now four, joined the 52-year-old superstar’s family after a lengthy legal… Read more »

Madonna denies access to Mercy

Source:  Man claiming to be dad will not see adopted girl Aug 29, 2010 12:00 AM | By BONGANI MTHETHWA Pop star Madonna will not allow the Malawian man claiming to be the father of her adopted daughter, Mercy, access to the child.

Have mercy on a father, Madge

Source:  Aug 8, 2010 12:00 AM | By BONGANI MTHETHWA  Malawian dad of Madonna’s adopted child wants to see her  SAVING UP: James Kambewa hopes to get enough money to visit his daughter in London  ‘I think about her every day. Having a baby is a blessing. So I go through the emotional pain of… Read more »

Madonna’s Attorney Confirms Malawi Adoption Trip

Date: 2009-03-27 Source: Madonna’s lawyer has confirmed the singer will file adoption papers in a Malawi court next week amid reports the toddler she tried to adopt last year has been moved from an orphanage to await collection by the star. The singer will arrive in the African nation on Saturday to begin her… Read more »