Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has been left behind in the UK this week.
Prince William, her husband, is visiting various countries in Africa on official business.
William is on the trip to highlight conservation efforts on the continent.
And now the Prince has revealed Kate is wishing she could be in Africa too.
Town and County reported the Prince made the announcement in a speech at the British High Commissioner’s reception in Windhoek.
He said: “I am delighted to be visiting Namibia for the first time.
“I am only sorry my wife Catherine is not able to join me.”
The Prince hinted Kate might be jealous as the Prince will have time away from their three children including Prince Louis who was born in April.
He added: “She is immensely jealous, particularly as I am looking forward to a few good, uninterrupted nights of sleep this week away from my wonderful children.”
Prince Harry has met with Nambia’s Vice President Nangolo Mbumba.
He is keen to tackle poaching in the country.
He has also met with Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger, and the Minister for Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta.
Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle do not always join their husbands on overseas trips.
OK! royal expert Christina Reeves explained: “Typically William has always worked solo in his fight against illegal wildlife trade, which is why we wouldn’t see Kate join him on a trip like this or him joining Kate on her own personal projects, such as promoting the importance of perinatal, maternal and children’s mental health.”
Meghan Markle’s first solo public appearance took place last night.
This is a big move for Meghan, as she headed out without her husband Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex.
To mark the event the former-actress, who starred in Suits, wore a £2,200 gown.
This is the same designer who created Meghan’s wedding dress, which has become world famous.
How did Kate Middleton become a royal?
Kate Middleton, or Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was born on 9 January 1982 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England.
She was born to Michael and Carole Middleton, a former flight dispatcher and air hostess. The couple founded a party supplies company, Party Pieces, in 1987 – now estimated to be worth £30 million.
Kate has a younger sister Pippa Matthews, 34, and a younger brother James Middleton, 31.
Kate and her family moved to Amman, Jordan, in 1984, where the future Duchess was educated at an English-speaking nursery school.
After moving back to Berkshire the family sent Kate to private school, St Andrews School. She went on to briefly study at Downe House before moving onto Marlborough College where she boarded.
For university the young Kate attended the University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland. Here she was awarded an undergraduate MA (2:1 Hons) in history of art.
Relationship with Prince William
Kate met Prince William when they were both studying at St Andrews, and both living in St Salvator’s Hall. Famously, William reportedly took a fancy to Kate after she wore a see-through dress during a fashion show.
In 2003 the couple began dating and lived together during their second year of university.
The couple split in April 2007, however, in October they were back together.
Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton with his late mother Princess Diana’s engagement ring in October 2010. The couple were holidaying in Kenya at the time.
On 29 April 2011 they married at Westminster Abbey with a whopping 26 million watching the event live.
Kate wore an Alexander McQueen dress worth a reported £250,000 on the big day.
Kate assumed the title “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge” and also become the Duchess of Cambridge on the day.