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Vol 47 No 22

Published 3rd November 2006


Malawi

Madonna madness

Following pop queen Madonna Louisa Ciccone's tearful defence of her adoption of Malawi-born orphan David Banda on America's Oprah Winfrey TV chatshow in October, some Malawi officials expressed disquiet at what they perceived as her high-handed approach: 'We are not happy with Madonna,' Minister of Information Patricia Kaliati told Africa Confidential.

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