The Queen of Pop will donate the proceeds to her Ray of Light Foundation to promote girls' education in the Middle East and South Asia
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Saturday 26 December 2009
Friday 20 November 2009
Sunday 11 October 2009
Craig Bellamy's 17th goal for Wales – making him the fifth highest scorer of all-time for the Principality – was not enough to save them from a 2-1 defeat in their Group Four match away to Finland.
Wednesday 02 September 2009
Travel Agenda: Fresh look for Independent Traveller; Te Waonui Forest Retreat opens in New Zealand; Lake of Stars in Malawi
Saturday 29 August 2009
Today: The Independent Traveller launches with a fresh design, bringing the best from the world of travel to Independent readers. In today's new-look issue: Alex James takes his family to Sardinia, Brian Viner tees off in South Carolina and Simon Calder reveals his A-Z of air travel. To get involved, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit independent.co.uk/travel, or follow us at twitter.com/theindytravel
Tuesday 11 August 2009
People are dying in a Malawian world/ And I am a Malawian girl". It's not quite the joyful paean to excess and consumerism that Madonna had in mind. But then the Material Girl also probably never imagined that one day she'd be played on stage by a 6ft tall Malawian man wearing a blonde wig, giant star-shaped sunglasses and a silky pink nightie.
Sunday 02 August 2009
Tea as your grandparents would have drunk it is on its way to the UK for the first time in over a hundred years. Lost Malawi, a hand-crafted pure black tea, will be on the shelves at Waitrose in November, exported from the first African single-estate tea grower. Henrietta Lovell, a former corporate finance expert, runs the Rare Tea Company which imports the tea from Malawi.
Sunday 21 June 2009
Saturday 13 June 2009
Madonna has succeeded in her bid to adopt a second African child after Malawi's Supreme Court told a provincial judge that she had listened too much to media reports and overturned her earlier decision. The 50-year-old single mother from New York, as Madonna was identified on a notice outside the court, completed her three-year pursuit of Mercy James Chifundo as a panel of judges paid tribute to her compassion for Malawian orphans.
Friday 12 June 2009
Malawi's highest court says Madonna can adopt a second child from the southern African country.
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Madonna will reportedly be granted permission to adopt a Malawian orphan by three appeal judges.
Monday 04 May 2009
As Malawi's highest court prepares to decide on Madonna's bid to adopt a three-year-old girl, a dispute has erupted over whether a man trying to stop the proceedings is the child's father.
Friday 03 April 2009
Tuesday 31 March 2009
Thursday 26 March 2009
Madonna is planning to adopt a second child from Malawi, officials said today, but questions have been raised whether the newly divorced pop star will face obstacles because of her single mother status.
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