eNCA: #Im staying tries to spread positivity

Some South Africans are celebrating the good news coming out of the country. The Facebook group, #ImStaying is drawing hundreds of thousands of South Africans. It’s been months of bad news for South Africans, from a slowing economy to the scourge of gender-based violence. Many South Africans are questioning why they should stay in the […]

South Africans band together with #ImStaying

What is up with the South African psyche that one Facebook page can change much of the national social media conversation from negativity and despair to hope and love? #ImStaying, which Cape Town real estate entrepreneur Jarette Petzer started this month, had by late yesterday acquired 250000 members, and touched many hearts. “I didn’t realise […]

Fairlady Feature

Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones spoke to Fairlady about the midlife crisis that turned her NPO into a moneymaking business, the firm’s headhunting work across Sub-Saharan Africa and why many South Africans abroad are still making the decision to return home despite the unstable political and economic climate.

‘Data on S.African brain drain not current’

In an April 2019 episode of the Money Show on talk radio 702, host Bruce Whitfield explored why South Africa’s economy was ”in trouble”. ”Brain drain” – the long-term departure of skilled people from a country – was part of the discussion. ”For every one professional immigrating to South Africa, eight professionals are leaving our […]

Sunday Tribune: Why South Africans are leaving the country

South Africans with skills are leaving the country. Their reasons include better career opportunities as well as political and economic stability. Statistics from the Department of Home Affairs showed that in 2017, eight South African professionals left for every skilled foreigner who entered the country. The report estimated that over half a million South Africans […]

FACT CHECK: DO 8 PROFESSIONALS LEAVE SOUTH AFRICA FOR EVERY 1 THAT COMES IN?

In an April 2019 episode of the Money Show on talk radio 702, host Bruce Whitfield explored why South Africa’s economy was “in trouble”. “Brain drain” – the long-term departure of skilled people from a country – was part of the discussion. “For every one professional immigrating to South Africa, eight professionals are leaving our […]

Homecoming Trends Report 2019

On Wednesday 22nd May 2019 Homecoming Revolution, the “Brain Gain” headhunting firm for Africa, hosted a VIP Cocktail event at the Saxon Hotel where insights from the Homecoming Trends Report 2019 were shared. Comment from Angel Jones (CEO of Homecoming Revolution): “The findings of this qualitative survey have provided us with key insights into the […]

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