Angelina Jolie Adopts a Daughter

Angelina Jolie Adopts a Daughter
Angelina Jolie and son Maddox

updated 07/06/2005 AT 01:15 PM EDT

originally published 07/05/2005 AT 09:45 PM EDT

Angelina Jolie is adopting her second child, a newborn Ethiopian baby orphaned by AIDS. "Her name is Zahara," Jolie tells PEOPLE exclusively.

The 30-year-old actress and U.N. activist says the girl's full name is Zahara Marley Jolie. Jolie won't divulge the child's age, weight or height, but she tells PEOPLE that she and Maddox, the 3-year-old son she adopted from a Cambodian orphanage in 2002, are "very happy to have a new addition to our family."

The head of Ethiopia's state-run adoption agency, Hadosh Halefom, tells the Associated Press: "The paperwork has gone through. Miss Angelina's request was accepted last week."

Hadosh also says Jolie met 10 conditions for adopting a child from Ethiopia, including a financial evaluation. "Although she is a film star, she still has to meet the same requirements as everybody else."

Jolie has often talked of adopting a second child. After a trip to Ethiopia earlier this year, Jolie said of Maddox: "My son is in love with Africa, so he has been asking for an African brother or sister."

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"Angie's over the moon," a source close to the actress tells PEOPLE. "It's a dream come true. She's always wanted to extend her family."

As for rumors that Jolie and Brad Pitt are planning a family together, the source denies them. "This has nothing to do with her relationship with Brad Pitt. People are going to try to say it's about their relationship. But it's not. Angelina's adopting as a single mother, and she wants that emphasized."
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