If you only hold and Indian passport, then unfortunately you will have difficulty getting visa entry into most African countries for longer than a couple weeks (a month is the longest I have heard of). And if you are low hours you will need to be in the country for significantly longer than one month to be able to get a job. This is NOT a result of the individual African governments, but the Indian governments decisions about how it treats Africans. Your best option, actually, is Indian companies.
Untrue!! A number of Indians are working in Africa........as pilots.
About the treatment of Africans by the Indian Government. The Indian Government has arrangements with different African Governments for offering scholarships to African students for study in India. India also helps African countries in achieving their development goals unlike some other countries which colonized and brutally exploited Africa and its people.
Given below are some news articles.
22,000 new scholarships for African students in various academic courses: Preneet Kaur
http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=95817:india-now-biggest-trading-partner-with-nigeria&catid=1:national&Itemid=559]?India now biggest trading partner with Nigeria?
India Displaces US as Nigeria’s Major Trading Partner
Untrue!! A number of Indians are working in Africa........as pilots. One needs to be careful of people spreading disinformation.
About the treatment of Africans by the Indian Government. The Indian Government has arrangements with different African Governments for offering scholarships to African students for study in India. India also helps African countries in achieving their development goals unlike some other countries which colonized and exploited Africa and its people brutally.
Given below are some news articles.
Just stating my experience. In order to get a job in Botswana or Namibia, you really need to be there for more than 4 weeks, but neither of those countries will give Indian nationals more than a 30 day visa. This is reciprocal, the Indian government won't give more than a 30 day visa to people from Botswana or Namibia. Until the governments join in lengthening the visa period, it will remain extremely difficult for Indian nationals to get hired in Botswana or Namibia.
This does not mean that there are no Indian pilots in Africa, nor does it mean that India does not do things to benefit Africans, it's all about the visas. It is far easier for an Indian to get a job flying for an Indian company than a company in Botswana or Namibia.
Outside of Botswana and Namibia, the minimum hours jump to 1000 for almost every African nation.
So, in response to the original question, it is almost impossible for someone with only 250 hours from India to get a job flying in Africa. However, in India, several companies are hiring commercial pilots with 250 hours, so, it's better to try in India than Africa.
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So Botswana doesn't allow Indians in for long periods of time, so what? There are other countries in Africa that will offer them longer entries into the country. What is the deal with India and Botswana on tourist permits??, because most people I know in Tanzania coming to look for work enter on a TOURIST permit (ie. 90 day max stay) FIRST, look for/find a job/convert licenses then leave/re-enter under a WORK permit (up to 90 days). It's all very confusing and from the movement I've been seeing the minimums for alot of these places is starting to go up. ie. 1000TT minimum now vs 250TT 10 years ago...