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The Noah’s Ark of animals sent in to space

Three and a half years before Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, a dog called Laika was in 1957 the first living creature to orbit the Earth.

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NAHCON holds workshop for hajj managers

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will hold a one-day National Training Workshop for Hajj managers in the country on April 24.
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Anthony Joshua hits out at Jarrell Miller for failing three drugs tests

Anthony Joshua has taken a swipe at drugs cheat Jarrell Miller by insisting he doesn’t deserve to be in the same ring as him.
The Senegal Football Federation (FSF) have filed a complaint with Caf against Guinea for alleged age-cheating at the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations (U17 Afcon) finals currently taking place in Tanzania.

AFCON U17: Guinea, Eaglets semi final clash threatened

The Morocco FA are challenging the ages of Abubakar Conte who is 15 and 11-year-old Ahmed Tidiane Keita who featured in the preliminary stage of the competition for Guinea.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Governor Dickson: I won’t manipulate my successor’s emergence

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State said that he would not mastermind the emergence of his successor in the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 2 governorship election in the state.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe celebrating after scoring against Nantes during the L1 football match on Dec 23, 2018. AFP

Jean-Pierre Papin: Kylian Mbappe is the real star at PSG, not Neymar

Kylian Mbappe is “the real star” at Paris Saint-Germain, says Jean-Pierre Papin, with Neymar operating in the 20-year-old’s shadow.