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.
Category: Madonna – Malawi
Source: http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com 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 »
Source: http://www.nytimes.com 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 »
Source: http://movies.ndtv.com 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.
Source: http://www.ocregister.com 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 »
Source: http://www.timeslive.co.za 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.
Source: http://www.timeslive.co.za 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 »
Source: Madonna takes Lourdes back to visit the Malawi orphanage from where she adopted David Banda By Lizzie Smith Last updated at 10:43 PM on 07th April 2010 Their heads craning to peer through the gates, children were desperate to see inside The Home of Hope in Malawi today. They were hoping to catch a… Read more »
Date: 2009-03-27 Source: www.sfgate.com 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 »