Where’s the grass greener? – Oxford University’s Africa Conference 2017

Homecoming Revolution hosted the “Returning Home” Panel at the Oxford Africa Conference this month, where stories were shared of those who had returned and those who were still contemplating it. The room was packed with top African professionals who had many questions like, where the grass was greener, when the best time to return was, […]

9 things no one told me before moving back to Kenya

Kenyan homecomer Njambi Mungai speaks about the 9 things nobody told her before returning to Kenya, offering potential homecomers some valuable advice on what they should know before returning. Her real, honest and funny account looks at the huge adjustment associated with returning. Dear Diasporan, You have finally taken that step of courage and decided […]

African Leadership Network Gathering in Mauritius

Faye Tessendorf, Homecoming Revolution Director, shares her thoughts of her experience at the African Leadership Network Gathering in Mauritius from 2nd – 5th November 2016.

On the first day of ALN all sitting under a marquee with the blue ocean shimmering in front of us, we had the privilege of listening to jazz icon, Kirk Whalum opening up the theme for the conference which was the ‘Art of Leading’.

Goodbye New Zealand. Hello Home.

Story from The Diedericks Adventure Diary. Well, let’s get to it and just drop this bomb while it’s hot. WE ARE COMING HOME. (and no not with our tails between our legs either) Surprised? Shocked? In horror? I’m sure many of you will feel or think many different things depending on your relationship with us or […]

Business Day Wanted: Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones on the organisation’s journey

WANTED, Business Day’s award-winning lifestyle and culture magazine, spoke to our CEO Angel Jones on the journey that led to Homecoming Revolution’s inception, expansion, and success.  Picture this: Nelson Mandela addressing a crowd of South Africa expatriates in Trafalgar Square from the balcony of South Africa House, and in that crowd, a highflying ad executive: Angel […]

Africa’s leaders emphasise need to retain the continent’s top talent

Africa’s leaders have this week emphasised the need to retain the continent’s top talent. This week, Senegal is hosting the inaugural Next Einstein Forum (NEF). The gathering brings together the continent’s top thinkers in policy, industry, science, and civil society who are meeting to discuss the future of African talent & how to effectively combat the […]

The importance of African diaspora talent

The demand for African talent has never been higher, and the ever-growing economies of the continent are calling for the senior leadership skills of the African diaspora to return home. In a recent survey entitled ‘Attracting and Retaining Executive Talent in Africa’, Russell Reynolds Associates established that the diaspora’s talent pool is perceived as vital […]

‘Just Do It’, Ivie Omoregie on Moving to Nigeria to Become a Corporate Lawyer!

Homecoming Revolution recently came across this inspiring story on the movebacktonigeria.com website. This week we had a chat with Ivie Omoregie who moved to Nigeria having been born and bred in the UK. Prior to relocating, Ivie had only been to Nigeria on holidays and never envisaged living here on a permanent basis. Find out in this […]

‘Move Back Based On Your Own Convictions’, Osato Aghatise Chats About Making The Big Leap!

Homecoming Revolution recently came across this inspiring story on the movebacktonigeria.com website. We were excited to catch up with Osato Aghatise this week. He moved back to Nigeria in August 2014, having spent half a dozen years abroad studying and working. In Nigeria, he is tackling what is arguably one of the fastest growing sectors; Ecommerce, from […]

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