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Madonna Opens Up on Adoption, Motherhood & More on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, 9/17

Music superstar Madonna opened up about building the first ever children's hospital in Malawi, adoption and motherhood, in a revealing interview with Tracy Smith to be broadcast Sunday, Sept. 17, on CBS SUNDAY MORNING (9:00 AM) on the CBS Television Network. Smith traveled to Malawi to tour the new

BROADWAY WORLD - 2017-09-15 12:56:11

SA, Malawi win as Makore continues free-scoring ways

Rutendo Makore scored her fifth goal in two matches at the ongoing COSAFA Women's Championship, but hosts Zimbabwe were held to a 1-1 draw by Zambia in their crucial Group A clash at the Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Friday. Holders Zimbabwe had to come from behind in the second half to grab

ESPN - 2017-09-15 23:11:27

More from PEOPLE.com

In July 2017, Madonna opened Malawi's first-ever pediatric surgery and intensive care center, which she named The Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, after her 11-year-old daughter Mercy. At the opening ceremony, the pop icon opened up about Mercy, who was suffering from

PEOPLE - 2017-09-14 15:00:05

Jessi Stitt heads to African to dig wells for villages

Jessi Stitt of Black Mountain will spend about three weeks partnering with African communities to provide safe water sources to more than 2,800 villages in remote areas of Malawi, Zambia & Tanzania. Stitt will arrive in Africa on Sunday, Sept. 17 for her fourth mission trip with Marion Medical Missi

BLACKMOUNTAINNEWS.COM - 2017-09-13 17:49:07

ISS Today: Africa must call for climate change solidarity at the UN

First published by ISS Today The AU's initiative to help affected countries looks promising, but needs global backing. By Liesl Louw-Vaudran for ISS TODAY. The African Union (AU) has developed an insurance mechanism to help member countries in the case of extreme weather conditions and natural disas

MSN.COM - 2017-09-12 00:12:09

Madonna’s Son David Returns to the Orphanage Crib She Found Him In — and More Family Photos From Her Trip to Malawi

The pop icon reveals her private world to PEOPLE, sharing exclusive photos from her family's July trip to Africa, when her charity Raising Malawi opened the country's first children's hospital 1 of 12 FacebookTumblrPinterestShavawn Rissman Forever Family For this week's issue, Madonna invited PEOPLE

PEOPLE - 2017-09-12 21:45:23

Hitting Hippo Beach at Zoom Torino with PENETRON

In August 2017, Lisa and Ze Maria, the hippos at Zoom Torino, Italy, moved into their new Malawi Beach habitat thanks to PENETRON crystalline technology. Surface-applied crystalline waterproofing materials from PENETRON prevent penetration of water into concrete, even under high hydrostatic pressure

BENZINGA - 2017-09-11 11:01:00

African Palliative Care and the Ethos of Hospitality

African palliative care, according to Hospice Africa Uganda (HAU) founder Dr. Anne Merriman, is based on an ethos of hospitality, which manifests as a unique blend of indigenous and Benedictine spirituality. This ethos of hospitality resonates in the universal Ugandan greeting, "You are welcome"...

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-11 08:31:18

Meet @Hannahsider, the Photographer Putting Your Favorite Brands & Musicians in Front of Her Lens

Yung Creatives is a series profiling talents of tomorrow across various fields, disciplines and mediums. Skilled in commerce and creativity, find out why these guys are generating significant buzz in the industry. Raised between Toronto and Malawi, Hannah Sider always knew she would end up in New Yo

HIGHSNOBIETY - 2017-09-11 17:39:10

A Different Kind of Volunteer Work

As a research-and-development engineer at General Mills Inc., Madison Barre spends most of her workweek developing products for the Minneapolis-based food company. She also devotes about one to three hours, on average, plus some personal time, doing pro-bono work for small food companies in Africa.

WSJ - 2017-09-11 02:12:00

India, Israel and the possibilities of collaboration in Africa

Africa, the world’s second largest continent, has the enormous potential for development and growth. A strong alliance with mutual objectives and clear intent is crucial. The joint efforts of India and Israel can speed up the pace of development in Africa. Today Africa is becoming more stable and A

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-09-10 00:59:00

Q&A with energy grant recipient Pam Jagger

Pam Jagger is a UNC professor of public policy and will be the director and principal investigator of a research program for energy poverty in Southern Africa. She's been studying energy poverty issues for five years and received a $4.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct r

DAILY TAR HEEL - 2017-09-10 23:21:44

Beyonce visits Harvey victims in her hometown of Houston

"This is a celebration of survival." That's how Beyonce characterized a gathering of Harvey victims in Houston on Friday, Sept. 8, during a visit to the church her family attended when she was a child. As part of her BeyGood charity, Beyonce and her mom Tina Knowles Lawson organized and spoke at a f

MSN.COM - 2017-09-10 20:28:17

Joint Statement by the Republic of South Africa and the International Committee of the Red Cross on the Occasion of the 17th Annual Regional Seminar on International Humanitarian Law

State representatives from 17 African countries gathered in Pretoria, South Africa from 5 to 8 September 2017 for the 17th Annual Regional Seminar on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) co-hosted by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Government of South Africa and the

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-08 10:26:00

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Injects KES 612 Million into Africa's Talking Ltd.

World Bank's private equity and venture capital arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) will put KES 619 million into Africa's Talking. The IT startup offers various communication solutions in effort to meet its mandate, and that is to keep a connected Africa. IFC has been World Bank's lending a

TECHWEEZ.COM - 2017-09-08 09:51:04

On Being a Young Returnee: Advice to Zambian Diasporans

Tamara at work with CIDRZ in Lundazi, Zambia Diaspora is defined in the Oxford Dictionaryas "the dispersion of a particular group of people beyond their traditional homeland or point of origin." We-Tamara and Janet-are young diasporans who were both born and raised in Zambia before relocating to the

MEDIUM - 2017-09-08 20:33:27

Malawi Food Security Outlook, August 2017

Most areas across the country are experiencing Minimal (IPC Phase 1) acute food insecurity outcomes, with the exception of some areas in the south. Current outcomes in parts of the south are Stressed (IPC Phase 2) due to reduced maize and cotton production, as well as slow recovery of livelihoods fr

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-08 07:29:00

The power of solar

Co-authored by Nick Schonfeld. Making do with what you have. An age-old idiom that rings true in many parts of the world. But what if you have nothing to make do with? When the situation is so dire, so absurdly extreme, that traditional entities; government, the economy or foreign aid, are no longer

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-08 17:25:40

REDD+ Africa: looking past Trump's U.N. proposed climate budget cuts

Community residents at Cassou Forest in Burkina Faso watering a plant nursery. Reforestation is seen as essential to carbon sequestration in Africa and around the globe. Photo by Sophie Mbugua In July, a community-led Kenyan conservation organization called Mikoko Pamoja, Mangroves Together, was amo

NEWS.MONGABAY - 2017-09-08 16:09:02

Evart group sewing seeds of hope for impoverished children

EVART - Dresses made out of pillow cases might not sound like life-saving apparel, but that's exactly how Colleen Underwood thinks about it. A couple of months ago, Underwood started making child-sized dresses out of pillowcases and shipping them to a church that handles the clothing for Little Dres

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-09-08 04:00:00