Government officials in Malawi have confirmed that Madonna has adopted twin four-year-old girls.
Stella and Esther were adopted from the Home of Hope orphanage in Mchinji, near the western border with Zambia.
The singer has adopted two children previously from the country David Bander in 2006 and Mercy James in 2009.
Happy Birthday Beautiful Mercy James! 🎉💘🐶🎂😂🎉♥️😘🎂🎉🎉🎉💘 pic.twitter.com/WzV6QxGcO9— Madonna (@Madonna) January 22, 2017