Africa has been ‘exporting brains.’ Now it’s trying to lure them back

Highly skilled Africans, your continent needs you. That’s the motivational message from Homecoming Revolution, a recruitment firm aiming to reverse the “brain drain” in African economies by wooing back talented professionals living abroad. A common path for ambitious Africans involves heading to Britain or the United States for college, earning degrees at top schools — and […]

Thabo Mbeki’s Speed Meet Jozi Speech

REMARKS OF THE PATRON OF THE TMF, THABO MBEKI, AT THE “SPEED MEET AFRICA” HOMECOMING REVOLUTION: JOHANNESBURG, 14 AUGUST, 2015. Programme director, Leaders of the Homecoming Revolution, Distinguished participants: Our country and Continent owe Angel Jones and her colleagues a great debt of gratitude for the initiative they took to form and sustain our host […]

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 […]

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