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, […]
The below poem was written by Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones to mark the celebration of 23 years of freedom in South Africa on 27 April. Hello OUR SA, hip hip hooray! Here is how Google celebrates us today! Enoch Sontonga wrapped in our colours, Composer of anthems for sisters and brothers. We were born free, […]
WitsReview, the magazine for alumni and friends of the University of the Witwatersrand featured Homecoming Revolution in their August 2016 edition.
Innovation and a Sense of Purpose are among the key reasons why skilled African professionals are returning to the continent. This is according to pan-African executive recruitment firm Homecoming Revolution. The company, which specialises in headhunting and placing global African talent on the continent, has noticed a common trend emerge amongst the high-level executives they […]
Top Pan-Africans from across the continent have appealed to the African diaspora to return home and contribute their skills and knowledge towards the growth and development of the continent. Several Pan-African movers and shakers gathered at Homecoming Revolution’s ‘Relationships are Gold’ Networking Breakfast at the Hyatt Hotel, Rosebank on 19 August. From dignitaries to chief […]
Angel Jones weighs in on how Britain’s vote to leave the EU could impact Africans at home and abroad. I woke up earlier than usual on Friday morning with a strange premonition. I immediately turned on the news and couldn’t believe my eyes to see that the UK Leave campaign was projected to win. The rest of […]
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 […]
High growth markets, a shortage of skills and the potential for innovation are driving Africans abroad to return home to exciting career opportunities. When Ernestina Ellen Boadi resigned from her job as an Events Management Executive in London, it wasn’t because she planned to switch to a better job in the city. Instead, the 30 […]
It’s been a frenetic and fraught year for South Africa, filled with much stress and uncertainty. I just want to rush off to the beach and bury my head in the sand. What a shock end-of-year blow we received with President Jacob Zuma’s sacking of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene on Wednesday night. As I write […]
You may be living the highlife in London or Perth, earning a fortune with the world at your fingertips, but where do you feel really alive? A sense of purpose and belonging… Family and friends… The outdoor lifestyle… Making a difference… There are many reasons why South Africans abroad are returning. The Money Show’s Bruce […]
Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones was featured in the ‘Ones to Watch’ section of the August/September edition of Forbes Africa Woman Magazine. Here is the article
Former president Thabo Mbeki has stressed the importance of bringing the skilled African diaspora home, saying everyone deserves to feel at home in Africa Mbeki was the keynote speaker at Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Jozi event which took place in Johannesburg at the Hilton Sandton on 14 August. In association with Brand South Africa, the […]
Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, speaks to SAfm’s Ashraf Garda about Homecoming Revolution’s effort to reverse Africa’s brain drain.
The story of Angel Jones and her vision of bringing South African expats back from overseas to help build their home country.
You might be living the highlife in London or Perth, earning a fortune with the world at your fingertips, but where do you feel really alive? Madiba sowed the seeds of the Homecoming Revolution when Jones saw him address a packed Trafalgar Square on a freezing cold Tuesday morning back in 1996. “I grew up […]
Homecoming Revolution’s first Talent “Speed-Date” event a great success. Last week Homecoming Revolution held the first ever Talent Speed-Date event at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton. Over a hundred guests attended, mostly comprising of highly skilled East and West Africans currently living in South Africa, who were hoping to return home to Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda […]
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The head of a high-profile organization working to lure Africans home says the time is right for governments and business to work together to encourage more skilled African workers abroad to come back to the continent. Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, said African economies should be making it as easy as possible for expatriates to […]