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 […]

Top African companies converge in London

Homecoming Revolution Africa will be hosting over 26 top companies at their London Expo this weekend in an attempt to woo top diaspora professionals home.  These include Barclays Africa, Standard Bank Group, KPMG Africa, Diageo, Ecobank, Africa Health Placements, Chicken Republic, Globacom, Group Five and Deloitte. Comments Angel Jones, CEO and Founder of Homecoming Revolution, […]

Homecoming Revolution expands to African diaspora

Angel Jones’s office at Homecoming Revolution is neat, professional and as tranquil as the surface of a pond. The mid-morning sun floods through the windows, adding a shimmer to an eye-catching fixture mounted to the wall – a pair of bronzed angel wings. It’s the room next door that reveals the frenzied work below the surface. Jones […]

Businesses find hope in returning African diaspora

As thousands of people from the African diaspora make their way back sub-Saharan Africa, companies are looking to recruit them instead of expatriates. Companies in Sub-Saharan Africa expect to recruit more from the returning African diaspora instead of expatriates as demand for skills rise along with growth prospects in the region. According to a survey […]

South Africans return from abroad

South Africans are not returning in droves from living abroad, nor are returning emigrants necessarily bringing with them the type of intellectual and financial capital that the country needs. This is the contrary view of some immigration specialists following the release of a report last week by recruitment firm Adcorp estimating that 359000 South Africans […]

Another great speaker confirmed: Ghanaian, entrepreneur & homecomer Samuel Mensah.

  Another great speaker confirmed: Ghanaian, entrepreneur & homecomer Samuel Mensah. Prior to founding KISUA – African Fashion Online, Samuel Mensah was Africa Director for Intel Capital (the investment arm of Intel, the computer chip maker), making investments in innovative African technology companies and start-ups. He was also responsible for setting up Intel’s operations in […]

Africa’s sons & daughters

Homecoming Revolution is featured in the December edition of Sawubona Magazine: The African Homecoming Revolution believes Africa deserves to get its skills back and is calling Africans home from the diaspora to become part of the dawning of the continent. Grab yourself a copy when travelling with SAA, or you can read the article here.

“It’s okay to love and hate Africa” Diaspora Insights revealed at Homecoming Revolution event

Last week top Africans from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Kenya attended the 1st Homecoming Revolution VIP Think-tank hosted at Norton Rose Fulbright offices in Johannesburg. Says, Angel Jones, CEO & Founder of Homecoming Revolution, “We wanted to find the key themes that drive African diaspora aspirations. We’re rolling out our South African best […]

Aly-Khan Satchu to be a Keynote Speaker for Homecoming Revolution London Expo 2014

One of Kenya’s most influential investment gurus is also a homecomer.  Aly-Khan Satchu will be sharing his homecoming journey and drawing the crowds at the Homecoming Revolution London Expo on 15th & 16th  March 2014. Founder and CEO of Rich Management Limited, and described as one of the “founding-fathers of the Nairobi Stock Exchange”, Aly-Khan’s message to the African Diaspora is all about coming home […]

Homecoming Revolution attends EO East Africa launch in Nairobi

Many top entrepreneurs attending the glittering launch of the East African chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organisation – a global network of successful business owners in over 41 countries. And Homecoming Revolution was there to celebrate, in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright. Comments Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, “It is always so exciting to witness the […]

Africans in diaspora encouraged to return home

Africans in the diaspora are being encouraged to return to the continent thereby assisting in its growth and development. “What is amazing about an African returning is that they’ve got that tenacity because they made it abroad, they’ve got their global expertise, they’ve got their local understanding of community business knowledge at home and they’ve […]

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