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Madonna left Malawi without her adopted child

Madonna left Malawi without her adopted child

Madonna and her husband or British director Guy Ritchie left Malawi on Friday without their adopted child, David Banda, according to Rompres.

Madonna and her husband or British director Guy Ritchie left Malawi on Friday without their adopted child, David Banda, according to Rompres.
After a delay of 3 hours at Lilongwe airport, the two private plane received the take-off permit, but the adopted boy remained in Malawi because his passport could not be issued in sufficient time, an official of the African state told the agency. British Reuters.
A Lilongwe court, the administrative capital of the state of Malawi, on Thursday authorized 48-year-old American singer Madonna to adopt a one-year-old boy.
The American star, was in Malawi for a week to participate in several humanitarian actions for orphans in the African state.

His lawyer, Alan Chinula, explained that the court set a deadline of 18 months before the adoption became final. "This is not an adoption in the strict sense except after the 18-month period has passed, but the boy can travel with Madonna as long as he returns to Malawi" (for the final decision). "There are certain conditions (related to adoption)," he added, without giving details.
If Madonna did not express herself directly on this topic, the director of the orphanage in which the child lives has confirmed on Wednesday that the American star wants to adopt a boy named David.
Thomson John Chipeta who runs the "Home for Hope" orphanage in the Mchinji region (center) said that little David Banda was placed in orphanage after his mother's death a week after his birth. The father, 32-year-old Yohane Banda "could not raise him because of poverty," the director added.
The famous American singer and actress has offered $ 5 million for various projects for orphans in Malawi, including the construction of an orphanage in Mchinji, 115 km east of Lilongwe.
Madonna lives most of her time in London with her husband, British director Guy Ritchie, and their two children, Lourdes, 10, and Rocco, 6.
Source: Rompres
October 17, 2006