Top notch guests to attend Speed Meet New York

Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, will  next week bring together influential Africans living in New York in an effort to inspire them to return home as part of the organisation’s inaugural Speed Meet New York event. The two day event comprises a VIP Heritage Day dinner at the trendy Kaia Wine Bar […]

Africans in the US to be wooed home

Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, is hosting its inaugural USA event on 25 September. Taking place at the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square, Speed Meet New York will introduce Africans living in the USA to top employers back home,  provide inspirational content and practical tools on returning including property and relocation […]

The Brain Gain: SA expats are flocking back home

This article appeared on Fin24 on 1 September Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it’s a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity. But harder still, is making the decision to pack up and come back home. […]

Africa has been ‘exporting brains.’ Now it’s trying to lure them back

Highly skilled Africans, your continent needs you. That’s the motivational message from Homecoming Revolution, a recruitment firm aiming to reverse the “brain drain” in African economies by wooing back talented professionals living abroad. A common path for ambitious Africans involves heading to Britain or the United States for college, earning degrees at top schools — and […]

Homecoming Revolution Insights Report 2015

Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, undertook a study from February – August 2015 to better understand African repatriation and immigration patterns. The online survey examines a broad range of issues including the core reasons why people move abroad, the key trigger factors that encourage people to return home, what people miss most […]

Thabo Mbeki’s Speed Meet Jozi Speech

REMARKS OF THE PATRON OF THE TMF, THABO MBEKI, AT THE “SPEED MEET AFRICA” HOMECOMING REVOLUTION: JOHANNESBURG, 14 AUGUST, 2015. Programme director, Leaders of the Homecoming Revolution, Distinguished participants: Our country and Continent owe Angel Jones and her colleagues a great debt of gratitude for the initiative they took to form and sustain our host […]

Thabo Mbeki throws weight behind Africa’s brain gain

Former president Thabo Mbeki has thrown his weight behind Africa’s brain gain, underlining its importance as a key step towards achieving the vision of an African renaissance. “Bringing Africa’s diaspora home is a critical part of achieving the vision of an African renaissance.  We are proud to be associated with Homecoming Revolution and share their […]

Why knee-jerk recruitment is a bad idea

When we look at the labour market, we see that the competition for talent has intensified, with recruiters finding it increasingly difficult to source quality candidates. These shrinking markets call into question whether the typical knee-jerk recruiting model is still relevant. Talent Acquisition Manager Artemis Elias says this position-by-position or methodology seems efficient when there […]

Madiba: Celebrating a life like no other

Father, husband, peacemaker, mentor and master, our beloved Madiba was many things to many people, and most of all- an inspirational leader. A few years before Nelson Mandela died, Homecoming Revolution commissioned different South African artists to create different portraits of Madiba to celebrate his remarkable life and achievements. It was Madiba himself who inspired […]

Madiba immortalised through art

Artist: Aleta Michaletos Title: ‘God Bless Madiba’ Artist: Minky Stapleton Title: Madiba we love you Artist: Minky Stapleton Title: Madiba Barbershop Artist: Peter Sibanda Title: Nelson Mandela`s image. Artist: Lorne Schnugh Title: Nelson Mandela Artist: Alex Latimer Title: Nelson Mandela Artist: Liesel Tiemesmann Title: Mandela Artist: Peter Sibanda Title: Nobel peace prize moment Artist: Tay […]

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