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Will Malawian Couple Face Sex Test?

Advocate. | Advocate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Malawi, Home News

Two twentysomething men in Malawi who were married in a symbolic ceremony last weekend may be forced to undergo medical tests to prove whether they ha...

Fashion Models And Philanthropy: No Longer Strange Bedfellows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The allure of a fashion model, historically, is a result of their unattainability, their luxurious and elite facade. As a result, hypothesizes The New...

William Kamkwamba Helps African Poverty With A Homemade Windmill (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

William Kamkwamba, a Malawian high school student and inventor, talks to Jon Stewart about how he built a windmill by looking at pictures in a book. ...

Planting Trees and Moving Windmills in Malawi

William Kamkwamba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
William Kamkwamba

My grandpa tells me how thick forests once covered our entire country, so dense and dark that a man could lose his sense of time and direction in them. Those forests have now been reduced by more than 80 percent.

Lies, Damned Lies -- and the DoubleSpeak I Would Erase From the English Language

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

The English language needs a spring cleaning to purge phrases that, while posing as neutral descriptions of the world, contain a hidden political agenda that then molds the assumptions of the listener.

I Live Here: My Story

Mia Kirshner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mia Kirshner

I traveled to Malawi in 2005 to collect material for a chapter of I Live Here, an anthology about vanishing communities around the world. Tragically, the situation has deteriorated further since then.

Please Madonna, End the Gun Show

Sheila Marikar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sheila Marikar

To many women in Hollywood abide by the ridiculous regimen of few hours of cardio here, one hour of lifting there, then a trip to the clinic to get lasered down and Botoxed up.

Malawi judge allows Madonna to adopt second African child

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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 t...

Madonna, Africa and Child Mortality

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The deaths of African children are all about food, water and cooking stoves. There is usually no public health system in place to address this tragic litany of otherwise very approachable issues.

Is Aid Really "Dead"?

Carol Peasley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Carol Peasley

Calling aid "dead" may sell books, but it does little to further the real debate. Too much is at stake for oversimplification. It's really her premise that should be dead on arrival.

Madonna, Mercy and Malawi

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Jane and I love our adopted children more than anything else in the world. We would both rather have them raised by Madonna than grow up where we found them.

Madonna Tot's Dad Allegedly Found: 'At Last I Can Be Part Of Mercy's Life'

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This is the first picture of Mercy's father, after he was tracked down yesterday by The Mail on Sunday . . . and said he was looking forward to being ...

Guy Ritchie "Saddened" By Madonna Adoption Failure

People | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

British director Guy Richie called his ex-wife Madonna "a great mum" following news that the singer's bid to adopt a second child from Malawi was reje...

Playa Hatin' on Madonna

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Let's cut the bull. The issue is not Mercy James, the four year old Malawian orphan girl who Madonna wants to adopt. The issue is Madonna.

Madonna and the Cult of Celebrity Adoption

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Francis

For the money Madonna would spend every year providing 24-hour nannies to raise a child, and lavishing it with private schools and the like, she could feed a village or a large orphanage for 20 years.

Media Coverage of Adoption -- It's Not Just About Madonna

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

Is the Washington Post suggesting that finding two young girls dead in a freezer is somehow more heinous becase the mother had adopted them?

Madonna Merits Praise, Not Jeers

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The unstated reason that certain people are upset about Madonna's adoption is the archaic notion that a white person is culturally clueless when it comes to raising a black child.

Madonna Is a Motherless Daughter. Give Her a Break.

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Madonna is also exhibiting the desire for love that can never be met. In her career, and apparent need for attention and love, she is the poster child for Motherless Daughters.

Madonna Throws Pre-Adoption Party In Malawi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Madonna is celebrating the adoption of three-year-old Mercy James -- expected to be approved by a judge tomorrow morning -- by throwing a party in Mal...

Madonna's Lawyer: No Law in Malawi "Can Stop This Adoption" | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Madonna's lawyer Alan Chinula tells he is confident that the judge will allow the singer, 50, to adopt 4-year-old girl Chifundo "Mercy"...

Madonna Goes Shopping For Another Black Kid

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Read More: Malawi, Comedy News
Ian Gurvitz

Apparently, she's not satisfied with just the one. Maybe it's a matched set kind of thing. Or maybe she's trying to paper the house for her next movie premiere.

MIA: Madonna And Gucci Fundraiser Funds Still Unaccounted For | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Before Madonna "adopts" another child from Malawi, maybe someone should ask her where the money went from her big star studded 2008 fundraiser for tha...

Madonna's Adoption: Back Off, Big Mouths, She's Not "Stealing" A Baby!

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bonnie Fuller

So what that she's rich, famous, and still sexy? No one else is knocking down doors to adopt a needy little girl named Mercy. Don't demonize Madonna for wanting to make her, her daughter.

Madonna Tours Impoverished Malawi School In $2800 Chanel Sweatsuit (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Madonna arrived in Malawi Sunday morning on her Gulfstream V in her bid to adopt a toddler girl named Mercy. After arriving she toured an impoveris...

Court To Examine New Madonna Adoption | Michael Y. Park | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A Malawian court will investigate Madonna's application to adopt a 14-month-old baby girl named Mercy James from the same orphanage where she got Davi...