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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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