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Fears for Brit explorer missing in remote jungle during search for lost tribe

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BRIT EXPLORER LOST IN THE JUNGLE

A BRITISH explorer has vanished after setting out to reach a lost tribe of headhunters in Papua New Guinea.

Fears are growing for Benedict Allen, who was dropped by helicopter into remote jungle three weeks ago and no-one has heard from him since.

 Mr Allen is an experienced explorer

Mr Allen is an experienced explorer

The dad-of-three was hoping to find the Yaifo people – thought to be the last tribe on earth to have no contact with outsiders – to film them for a BBC documentary.

His wife Lenka said he was due to have started his journey home by Sunday and a frantic search has been launched.

The 57-year-old has no phone or GPS device.

His agent Joanna Sarsby told the Daily Mail: “His wife Lenka has not heard from him

“She is very worried. He would never miss something like the Hong Kong talk unless something had happened.

“He is a highly experienced explorer, very clever and resourceful and adept at surviving in the most hostile places on Earth, and he would never give up. He may not be a young man any more but he is very fit.

 Mr Allen filming in Papua New Guinea less than a year ago

Mr Allen filming in Papua New Guinea less than a year ago

“He was trying to reach the Yaifo people, a very remote and reclusive tribe – possibly headhunters, quite a scary bunch. Goodness knows what has happened.

“I just imagine he might have been taken ill or is lying injured somewhere, perhaps with a broken leg, and maybe being helped by locals.

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“He never takes a phone with him – he believes in living like the locals. For him not to come back is really odd.”

Mr Allen is an experienced explorer whose achievements include the first documented journey the length of the Namib Desert.

He also survived a trek across the Brazilian rainforest in 1982 by eating his own dog.

The explorer appeared in a documentary filmed in Papua New Guinea earlier this year.

The island, just north of Australia, is almost entirely made up of thick jungle.

Mr Allen met the Yaifo people there as a young explorer 30 years ago.

In his last blog post he wrote: “The Yaifo are one of the last people on the entire planet who are out of contact with our interconnected world.

“I’m hiring a helicopter to drop me off at the abandoned mission station, Bisorio – a forlorn place.

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Football Player welcomes 3 babies with 3 women in 6 weeks

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TRENDING: Football player, Saido Berahino is at the ­centre of a legal battle over claims he has fathered a hat-trick of children in less than two months.

The Sun reports that Stoke striker is named on birth certificates as the father of two babies — born on May 30 and July 17. His lawyers are in talks with another woman who claims he is dad of her tot born on July 15.

Football Player welcomes 3 babies with 3 women in 6 weeks

On the pitch, Berahino, 25, finally ended a 913-day scoring drought in Stoke’s 2-0 Carabao Cup win over Huddersfield in August. But he’s still fathered more kids than he has scored goals this season.

Mum No. 1 is ex-fiancee, Stephania, who gave birth to son, Costa, on May 30. Mum No. 2 is an African-born nurse, who gave birth to a girl on July 15. Mum No. 3 is Chelsea, who gave birth to, Aniya, on July 17.

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Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter Faith Edward and hubby welcome son

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Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan‘s daughter, Faith Edward and her hubby, Godswill, have welcomed a baby boy, which happens to be their second child together. The boy was named Faith after his mother, whose maiden name is Faith Sakwe.

And to celebrate, Faith’s husband shared a photo of the baby boy and said:

“My month of celebration, the womb is open and the blessing from God Almighty in full measures is upon my family. Here comes the Prince of the P7 dynasty, my own son. Please, my loved ones and well-wishers join me to welcome my Prince into the world of possibilities as the host of Heaven have followed him down to fulfill Destiny. Thank you Jesus my Lord, I remain grateful for your love towards my family, thanks to my ever loving wife for the blessing of my baby boy.”

The couple got married in 2014 and have a daughter, Eliana.

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter Faith Edward and hubby welcome son

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