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Prince William Visits British Troops In Kenya

The Duke of Cambridge has visited the British Army Training Unit Kenya.

Prince William joined Number Two Company for a training session in Kenya (Picture: Kensington Palace/Twitter).

The Duke of Cambridge has visited 1st Battalion, the Irish Guards at the British Army Training Unit Kenya in Laikipia.

Prince William, who is the Colonel of the Regiment, arrived by helicopter as he joined Number Two Company for a training session.

The battlegroup includes an infantry company from the Kenyan Army.

British and Kenyan troops regularly train together in Kenya to develop operational capability ahead of any deployment.

BATUK Artillery Training
The UK supported over 5,000 Kenyan troops with professional and technical training last year.

Prince William is completing a week-long tour of Africa where he is promoting his pet project of conservation.

He has also been to Namibia and Tanzania.

Laikipia is home to nearly half of the endangered black rhinos and boasts of other species like the Grévy's zebras.