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 […]

Thabo Mbeki confirmed as VIP guest speaker for Speed Meet Jozi

Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, is delighted to announce former president Thabo Mbeki as VIP guest speaker for our Speed Meet Jozi event. Speed Meet Jozi, which takes place on 14 August at the Hilton Sandton, will bring many delegates together from South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and other countries within sub-Saharan Africa. […]

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 […]

AAI in proud association with Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Nyc

The Africa-America Institute is pleased to be associated with Homecoming Revolution, the Brain Gain company for Africa, on their upcoming Speed Meet New York event which matches top African professionals with employers operating on the African continent. The event will be held on 25 September at the Thomson Reuters Building in Times Square in New […]

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 […]

#HeartAfrica pulls emotional strings

The below article on Homecoming Revolution’s exciting #heartAfrica campaign was posted on Brand South Africa’s Media Club South Africa website  Africans who have lived abroad are not only returning to the continent because they miss their family and friends. Some, like Kenyan Hazel Ojany, give more reasons for coming home. Ojany came back because she believes […]

Oxford Africa Conference reinforces Africa rising narrative

Africa is the second fastest growing region in the world. There are 465 companies in Africa each generating over $1billion in revenue per year. Technology is breaking down borders on the continent. There are numerous innovative tech start-ups offering pioneering solutions to healthcare, education, and business challenges. These are just some of the insights from […]

Homecoming Revolution partners with Oxford University

Homecoming Revolution has partnered with Oxford University on the Oxford Africa Conference 2015. Organised by the long-established Oxford Africa Society in joint collaboration with the Oxford Africa Business Network, the conference is one of the largest and most globally recognised African conferences of its type. This year’s conference focuses on Africa as “A Continent on […]

Homecoming Revolution spurs Africa’s brain gain in London

Around 800 attendees converged on London’s Olympia Conference Centre at the weekend for Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Africa, demonstrating that the pull of home still resonates strongly among many expats. Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Time’s 100 most influential of 2014, delivered the inspirational keynote address, urging Africans in the diaspora to return home. She opened with […]

Angel Jones interview with 702

Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones speaks to Talk Radio 702’s Xolani Gwala on 23 March 2015 on  Speed Meet Africa London held on 20 & 21 March. Around 800 attendees converged on the Olympia Conference Centre for the event, demonstrating that the pull of home still resonates strongly among many expats.

Opportunities for those wanting to return to Africa

The below article on Homecoming Revolution’s reverse ‘brain drain’ appeared on Fin24 on 17 March. At least 1 000 UK-based African professionals are gathering in London this week to meet with 25 pan-African employers who are flying in specially to woo them home with great opportunities. Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Africa is taking place at […]

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