Homecoming Revolution revolutionises Speed-Dating

Homecoming Revolution’s first Talent “Speed-Date” event a great success. Last week Homecoming Revolution held the first ever Talent Speed-Date event at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton.  Over a hundred guests attended, mostly comprising of highly skilled East and West Africans currently living in South Africa, who were hoping to return home to Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda […]

KPMG Partners with Homecoming Revolution

Homecoming Revolution is delighted to announce that KPMG Africa is now a Bronze Sponsor of their South African, Nigerian and Kenyan operations. Comments Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, “We applaud KPMG’s commitment to bringing scarce talent back home.  With their support we can enhance our efforts of showcasing local career, business and investment opportunities […]

Homecoming Revolution: It’s Time to go back to Africa

The head of a high-profile organization working to lure Africans home says the time is right for governments and business to work together to encourage more skilled African workers abroad  to come back to the continent. Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, said African economies should be making it as easy as possible for expatriates to […]

Former expat calls fellow Africans home

“In 1999, after having lived in the UK for seven years, I attended Nelson Mandela delivering a speech in front of the South African embassy in London. Looking over the crowd, he said: ‘I love you all so much. I want to put you in my pocket and take you home.’ The masses, exhilarated, burst […]

Why South African whites are coming home

Hundreds of thousands of whites left South Africa following the ANC’s landslide election victory in 1994. Twenty years on, the exodus shows signs of slowing, even reversing. Jane Flanagan spoke to some of those who have returned. Nicky and Craig Irving spent five years in Australia before moving back to Cape Town with their three […]

Homecoming Revolution Trends on Twitter

Homecoming CEO and Founder Angel Jones and Yusuf Abramjee recently appeared on CNBC Africa. They spoke to Bruce Whitfield about Homecoming Revolution and the recently held Africa Expo in London. Yusuf is the Head of News & Current Affairs: Primedia Broadcasting, Head of Communications: Primedia Group , Head: Crime Line, Chairman:South African Federation Against Copyright […]

Brain drain reversal

The Star – Workplace published the story about the Homecoming Revolution London expo which took place weekend 15 – 16 March at the Olympia Conference Center, London. Read the story below: The Workplace cover page UK Homecoming expo gets emphatic thumbs-up

Angel Jones ‘Why London is Vital To Growth in Africa’

Top Firms Hit Capital for Diaspora Talent. Top Global and Pan-African companies were in London March 15-16 for Homecoming Revolution’s annual exhibition, aimed at prospective returnees. Among those recruiting were Barclays Africa, Standard Bank Group, KPMG, Boston Consulting Group, ThoughtWorks and The Foschini Group. The speaker list was a company of senior executives, thought leaders and change makers – all returnees to Africa […]

HOMECOMING REVOLUTION WOOS AFRICAN SKILLS HOME FROM LONDON

Over six hundred professional Africans attended the Homecoming Revolution Africa London Expo held at Olympia this weekend to find out about opportunities back home.  Hailed a success by attendees and exhibitors alike, this 2 day event actually trended on Twitter in South Africa and USA. Comments Angel Jones, CEO & Founder of Homecoming Revolution, “This […]

South Africans expats have been urged to return home

London – South African expats have been urged to return home “and assist in creating a better country.” Speaking at the Homecoming Revolution event at the London Expo 2014, several South Africans urged their fellow citizens “to come back where they belong.” Lead SA activist and Head of Crime Line, Yusuf Abramjee, told hundreds of expats […]

SA expats have been urged to return home

Expats urged to return “and assist in creating a better country,” despite crime, etolls, load-shedding and potholes. South African expats have been urged to return home “and assist in creating a better country.” Speaking at the Homecoming Revolution event at the London Expo 2014 this weekend, several South Africans urged their fellow citizens “to come […]

Homecoming Revolution to host African companies in London

Homecoming Revolution Africa will hold an event in London, United Kingdom (UK) on March 15 and 16 in a bid to entice top African professionals back from the diaspora. Companies attending include Barclays Africa, Standard Bank Group, KPMG Africa, Diageo, Ecobank, Africa Health Placements, Chicken Republic, Globacom, Group Five and Deloitte. In order to tap […]

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