Madonna has reportedly applied two adopt two children for Malawi
The Queen of Pop already has two other adopted children – David Banda, 11, whom she adopted in 2008, and Mercy James, also 11, adopted a year later.
The 58-year-old is thought to have flown to the African country yesterday after appearing at the Women's March against Donald Trump in Washington DC.
Madonna reportedly attended the Lilongwe High Court earlier today to apply for an adoption order, government spokesman Mlenga Mvula has said.
Local reporters for the Nyasa Times said the hitmaker was spotted carrying a child after the hearing, while one of her entourage was seen holding another.
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The star's lawyer Titus Mvalo confirmed to the publication she was making a fresh bid for adoption, while Mlenga told the Associated Press she will have to wait a week before hearing the court's decision.
Madonna, who is biological mother to Lourdes, 20, and Rocco Ritchie, 16, previously co-founded Raising Malawi, a non-profit organisation which supports orphans and vulnerable children through health, education and community support.
Through the charity, she is currently working to build the country's first pediatric surgery and intensive care unit.
The news comes after Madonna was banned from a Texas radio station after she admitted to thinking about "blowing up the White House" following the election of President Trump.
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She was among thousands of protestors who took to the streets of the American capital at the weekend for the Women’s March when she said the surprise remark.
Madonna later insisted she is "not a violent person" after her comments hit headlines around the globe.
She said: "I want to clarify some very important things. I am not a violent person, I do not promote violence and it's important people hear and understand my speech in it's entirety rather than one phrase taken wildly out of context."
Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for Madonna asking for comment.