The singer, dressed in combat trousers, khaki T-shirt and black boots and accompanied by 9-year-old daughter Lourdes, was greeted by singing women and children as she inspected the maize crop. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Madonna flew to Malawi on a silver jet Monday to continue her charity work in the impoverished southern African country, bringing along the Malawian boy she is in the process of adopting. The 48-year-old pop star carried a small boy down the steps of the jet in Lilongwe, and a child’s seat was fixed into a waiting sport utility vehicle. Her three-vehicle motorcade then drove off at top speed to a luxury lodge, followed by journalists. Madonna visited Malawi last fall to pick up 1-year-old David Banda, who was in an orphanage after the death of his mother. After a rest in Lilongwe, Madonna toured a U.N.-backed development in the small village of Mtanga, where farmers are being helped to grow maize and start fish farming.