Homecoming Revolution on 702

Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones speaks to 702’s Azania Mosaka about how Homecoming is headhunting top African talent back home to South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.  To date we’ve worked with 30+ multinational companies, hosted 41 global events and created a database of 37k globally experienced African professionals.

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A 23rd Birthday Poem for South Africa

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, […]

7 career insights from African homecomers

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 […]

Pan-Africans gather to send message to diaspora

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 […]

Brexit – Let this be a Lesson

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 […]

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 […]

Goodbye Europe, Hello Africa

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 […]

Don’t give up. Show up. 

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 […]

Homecoming Revolution revolutionises Speed-Dating

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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