Madonna appointed Malawi goodwill ambassador: Adopted kids meet President Mutharika

Madonna and Mutharika.- AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)The Associated Press

Madonna and Mutharika.- AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)The Associated Press

US pop star Madonna poses with Malawi's president Peter Mutharika prior to their meeting at Kamuzu Palace in the Capital Lilongwe, on Nov 28, 2014.

US pop star Madonna poses with Malawi’s president Peter Mutharika prior to their meeting at Kamuzu Palace in the Capital Lilongwe, on Nov 28, 2014.

Madonna laughs with Malawian President

Madonna laughs with Malawian President

Madonna and Mutharika with their officials

Madonna and Mutharika with their officials

Malawian President Prof. Peter Mutharika has appointed US pop diva Madonna as Malawi Goodwill Ambassador for  child welfare, Nyasa Times learnt on Friday.

It  was confirmed by government chief secretary George Mkondiwa who said the appointment by President Mutharika to the ‘Material Girl’ singer was “with immediate effect.”

President Mutharika met Madonna  with  her Malawi-born children Mercy and David on Friday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe which was symbolic who had a public falling-out with former president Joyce Banda.

“Thank you for welcoming me here. I was a big fan of your brother. He was very kind to us,” Madonna said of Mutharika’s older brother Bingu wa Mutharika., who was president until he died in 2012.

The Malawi Head of State   thanked the pop star for bringing back David and Mercy  to their birth country.

“My government has always been grateful for the passion Madonna has for this country,” said the President.

Mutharika said the singer’s passion was directed “especially towards addressing poverty and hardships endured by Malawi’s orphans and vulnerable children through her charity Raising Malawi”.

He thanked Madonna for agreeing to fund the construction of a new state of the art Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care Unit in the country

“I ask you to continue your work in improving education in this country,” said Mutharika.

“You must also encourage David and Mercy to work hard in their education,” he added.

Mutharika said during their discussion,  Madonna displayed “much commitment in helping to build more classrooms in schools across Malawi.”

The Malawi leader  described himself as “a fan of her music”.

 

Madonna is currently visiting Malawi, where she has been working since 2006 with her nonprofit organisation, Raising Malawi.

Madonna has since called “Malawi is a country”.

It was Madonna’s first visit in more than a year after she was stripped of her VIP status by former president Joyce Banda amid controversy over the cancellation of her plans for an academy for girls.

The academy was mired in allegations of mismanagement and the project was replaced by plans to build schools in order to reach more children.

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Stewy
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Chichewa china chikulembedwa pano enafe sitikuchimva . Kodi mumalemba m’malilime ?

GONANI
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I agree with you stewy on comment no 31. I think we are infiltrated by the unknown and they just poke their noses into our business but they can’t express themselves clearly in our language.

mangochi kabwafu
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Kagwereni uko, zopusa basi.

Godfre
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Comment reserved

Bob
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Hahaha let her adopt the whole fucking cabinet it will do Malawi good

MKWAPU
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A PRESIDENT SOME OF KNOW THIS GIRL VERY WELL
SHE TAKES CHSMBA FROM NKHOTAKOTA TO OTHER COUNTTIES.
SHE COLLECYS MILLIONS FROM AMERICANS MEANT TO LOOK AFRICA POOR AFRICANS A.D SHE POCKETS THE MONEY. I HOPE ONE DAY U WILL NOT BE EMBARRASSED WHEN THE TRUTH COMES OUT.
JUST AN ADVICE

Oluza ali m'boma
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Kadammanja ndi galu,ndikukuuza iwe lero, m’busa wako wafekiyo , sanawine ,komaso sazalamulira dziko lino

Mbowe Mulambia
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No wonder gay + porno = Satanic God can not bless this country

Nyani wa ku Mwananyani
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Nyani wa ku Mwananyani

Madonna really cried when her donations for schools were stolen by the Ntila clan. How we badly wish that money was recovered! And none of the thieves was ever held accountable.
Rumor has it that Madonna threw a big party when JB and PP lost the last elections. She was celebrating, on our behalf as Malawians, the demise of the broad daylight thieves, who have set our country back ten years, economically.

mtima wa nyani
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nde mulola ndi kabala alowe zezentu.
za uve skool ija inatha bwanji, zikuonekelatu apa cinyengo cayamba kale. ambasada iyeyu with all those ladies young people of mw who could be ambasadaz , inu koma madona. ekomome yathu akuidziwa agalu inu kusacedwa kuiwala mwaiwala pa dzana zomwe ananena maiyu. inde atha kumanga cipatalaco koma ana athuwa sakuuonapo inspiration yeneni bwanji osawaika ana athuwa ma ambasada.
pali joji nkondiwa zomuyanja akudziwa comwe akucitapo pa nkhani imeneyi , akolole.
kayaaaa

Molvo
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A kadamanja, lankhulani bwino, uyu ndi mtsogoleri wathu wovomerezeka wako mtsogoleri adikire 2019, apo biiiii siya kukomenta…..

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