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Malawi president chides officials for Madonna attack

US Pop Star Madonna hugs Yasinta Chapomba, head of the Mphandula Childcare Centre in Namitete, Malawi on April 5, 2013.Malawian President Joyce Banda has "reprimanded" aides who issued a scathing attack on Madonna that fuelled a very public spat with the pop star, a source at the presidency said Friday. She "reprimanded officers in the State House press department for issuing the statement without consulting her," an official in Banda's office told AFP on condition of anonymity.