Global pop icon, Madonna, has shared a video of her adopted Malawian twins, Esther and Stella Mwale, in a happy mood, singing.
Incidentally they were not singing any of her many hit tracks but that of a fellow artiste Shakira.
The two girls dressed in yellow T-shirts over skirts were busily singing along Shakira’s Waka Waka song which was playing loudly in the background.
The video on instagram has been liked over 349,000 with over 2,000 comments since it was posted on Sunday July 23, 2017. The caption that went with the video was simply ‘Oh Africa!’
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Shakira’s song was the Theme song for 2010 FIFA World Cup which happened to be Africa’s first. It was held in South Africa. The song was also labeled – This Time For Africa.
Madonna only recently opened a world-class children’s hospital in Malawi to much praise from the government and Malawians in general.
The singer/philanthropist has a close relationship with the southern African country having adopted four children from the country. The Mercy James Center in the city of Blantyre is named after two of her adopted children.
The center was built through the efforts of her charity, Raising Malawi. It is touted as Malawi’s first paediatric surgery and intensive care unit (ICU). The facility’s full name is Mercy James Institute for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care.
Madonna established the non-profit Raising Malawi charity in 2006 to provide health and education, particularly for girls. The charity has built 10 schools in Malawi, according to its website.
The singer adopted Malawian children David Banda and Mercy James in 2006 and 2009 respectively and twins Esther and Stella Mwale earlier this year. She has two other children, Lourdes and Rocco, from previous relationships.