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2009-05-05 13:11:02

Malawi's residency requirement was the key point argued in Madonna's appeal of a court's denial of her petition to adopt a little girl. The recording artist, who is already the mother of two biological children and a son she previously adopted from Malawi, was told last month she could not adopt the girl, Mercy James, 4, because she didn't meet the southeast African nation's 18-month residency requirement.

2009-05-04 09:25:59


2009-04-20 10:42:49

A panel of three Supreme Court of Appeal judges in Malawi is scheduled next month to begin hearing Madonna's appeal in her bid to adopt a 3-year-old girl. The pop star was told earlier this month that she could not adopt little Mercy James because she didn't meet a southeast African nation's residency requirement.

2009-04-13 09:21:47

U.S. pop star Madonna says she hasn't given up hope she will be allowed to adopt 3-year-old Mercy James, despite a Malawian judge's rejection of her request. Justice E.J.

2009-04-06 06:50:00

US pop star Madonna has left the African country of Malawi and headed to London to celebrate Passover, People.com reported.

2009-04-04 10:23:45

A judge in Malawi was tempted to allow U.S. pop singer Madonna to adopt a second Malawian child, court records show. Justice E.J.

2009-04-03 07:37:09

Madonna's request to adopt a little girl from the African nation of Malawi has been denied, it was announced Friday. The child Madonna wants to adopt is named Chifundo Mercy James.

2009-04-02 15:42:04

Madonna's Malawian attorney says there is no law that should prevent the U.S.

2009-04-01 09:49:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Madonna sets out to adopt a child, the world pays attention. Thanks to Madonna, millions of people are being introduced to Malawi -- a small impoverished African nation.

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Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

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Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.