The World: Into the African Bush with Anne and Charles

VITA! VITA!" the pretty blonde shouted in Swahili. "Attack! Attack!" There, surrounded by hundreds of Kenyan schoolboys, was Britain's Princess Anne, cheering on the home side's soccer team. The princess, on a fortnight's tour of Kenya with her brother Prince Charles, was visiting a Nairobi home for 1,000 destitute and orphaned African boys. The school is supported by the Save the Children Fund, of which the princess is president.

Later the princess spent a night at Treetops, the game-viewing lodge where, in 1952, her mother became Queen Elizabeth II on the sudden death of King George VI. The first of the Queen's...

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