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Africa’s Youngest Commercial Pilots

 Meet Kalenga Kamwendo and Besa Mumba, the youngest commercial pilots in Africa.  Kalenga was just 19 years old when he became Zambia’s youngest pilot. In an exclusive interview African celebs,  Kalenga Kamwendo, the youngest pilot in Africa told us about how it all started and some amazing events that he has coming up. African celebs: Please introduce yourself? KK: My name is Kalenga Kamwendo, I’m a 22 year old Zambian youth. I’m a commercial pilot working with Proflight Zambia on the British aerospace jetstream 3200 series. African celebs: Where are you from and why did you start? KK: I started because of passion; that should always be the driving force...

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Meet Powede Lawrence: Beauty Queen, Nurse and Pilot

Be Inspired: Powede Eniola Lawrence is not just a nurse and a beauty queen, the 25 year old Nigerian is also a certified pilot. The former(MBGN -Most beautiful girl in Nigeria tourism) miss university Nigeria pageant and Miss University Africa pageant winner is one of the celebs who gives back to the community. Fashion icon Powede, uses her platform to help the less privileged, her charity renovates school for the physically challenged students in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, and also offer scholarship to all the physically challenged students at her university annually… Beauty Queen, Nurse and Pilot, given back to the community, own beauty products(foundation)...

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Youngest Commercial Pilot In Zambia Kalenga

Tech Spotlight: Congrats! Youngest commercial pilot in Zambia Kalenga Kamwendo has won The Peer Rising Star Award in New York…. Kalenga was just 19 years old when he became Zambia’s youngest pilot. In an exclusive interview African celebs,  Kalenga Kamwendo told us about how it all started and some amazing events that he has coming up. African celebs: Please introduce yourself? KK: My name is Kalenga Kamwendo, I’m a 22 year old Zambian youth. I’m a commercial pilot working with Proflight Zambia on the British aerospace jetstream 3200 series. African celebs: Where are you from and why did you start? KK: I started because of passion; that should always be...

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Besa Mumba: Zambia’s Youngest Commercial Pilot

Meet 19 year-old Besa Mumba, Zambia’s Youngest Commercial Pilot. Besa was born on 9th December 1996.  She  began her training with the Charlie 152 and then onto the Charlie 172 plane . After that she moved on to complex training, the Charlie 172 plane retractable to which she got her caravan rating when I got my commercial pilot license. Besa then went to get advanced training at semi flight  in South Africa. Upon her return to Zambia, she was offered a job with pro flight Zambia. Besa says  ”I’m so happy to be at the proflight my experience has been great...

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TBT: Esther Mbabazi: First Rwanda Female Pilot…

Esther Mbabazi wheels her bag towards the airstairs of the Boeing 737 sitting quietly on the tarmac at Kigali International Airport. Today she’ll be flying from Rwanda’s capital city to Juba in South Sudan. A short hop south with a flying time of around 1 hour and 20 minutes. But for Mbabazi, 26, it isn’t about the destination. As Rwanda’s first female pilot, it’s about the journey and her highest priority is to get passengers safely to their terminus. “Growing up I wanted to be a pilot when I was four,” says Mbabazi, who became a pilot for Rwanda’s...

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