PICS: Prince William visits Kenya

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Prince William visits the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK). (Photo: AFP)
Prince William visits the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK). (Photo: AFP)

Cape Town - Prince William spent the weekend in Kenya, where he met a youngster with his namesake.

The Duke of Cambridge spent a week travelling to African countries including Namibia, Tanzania and Kenya, to learn more about wildlife conservation in Africa.

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From tracking rhinos in Namibia to learning about the importance of transport in combating the illegal wildlife trade in Tanzania, William’s eye-opening trip ended with a visit to the Kenyan town of Kinamba.

There, William joined British Army Training Unit Kenya in meeting a local football team and presented them with Aston Villa shirts.

Kensington Palace went on to share a photo of Britain’s Prince William meeting a young local with his namesake.

The caption alongside the photo reads: “William meets Prince William — The Duke of Cambridge met his namesake at Kinamba”

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William also spent time with local school children, bringing them soccer balls to enjoy.

The British royal then paid a visit to Laikipia to see how British and Kenyan troops are training together.

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