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 […]

Cry the Beloved Country

“Indeed mother you are always our helper. For what else are we born?” Alan Paton, Cry The Beloved Country. ANGEL JONES EXAMINES HER UNPREDICTABLE LOVE/HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH SOUTH AFRICA AND AFTER MUCH OUTRAGE AND SADNESS, SHE FINDS THAT HER HEART AND SOUL ARE FIRMLY ROOTED IN THIS CRAZY, INCREDIBLE COUNTRY. While listening to John Robbie […]

‘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 […]

Vivien Ike speaks candidly about her move back to Nigeria and plans for the future!

Homecoming Revolution recently came across this inspiring story on the movebacktonigeria.com website. We revisit the entertainment space in Nigeria this week with our ‘lively’ interview with Vivien Ike, who recently moved back to Nigeria from the US. Find out in this interview, the circumstances surrounding her initial move ‘Stateside’, why she decided to move back to Nigeria, […]

The brain drain has reversed – bringing skills back to SA and uplifting the nation

The reality of the impact of the brain drain on Africa and South Africa, is well-known and well-documented. Floods of South Africans have fled our shores for brighter, better futures in countries with less volatile reputations. The loss of the skilled individual affects every aspect of our economy, and as a country and a continent, […]

Why South African whites are coming home

Hundreds of thousands of whites left South Africa following the ANC’s landslide election victory in 1994. Twenty years on, the exodus shows signs of slowing, even reversing. Jane Flanagan spoke to some of those who have returned. Nicky and Craig Irving spent five years in Australia before moving back to Cape Town with their three […]

Brain drain reversal

The Star – Workplace published the story about the Homecoming Revolution London expo which took place weekend 15 – 16 March at the Olympia Conference Center, London. Read the story below: The Workplace cover page UK Homecoming expo gets emphatic thumbs-up

Angel Jones ‘Why London is Vital To Growth in Africa’

Top Firms Hit Capital for Diaspora Talent. Top Global and Pan-African companies were in London March 15-16 for Homecoming Revolution’s annual exhibition, aimed at prospective returnees. Among those recruiting were Barclays Africa, Standard Bank Group, KPMG, Boston Consulting Group, ThoughtWorks and The Foschini Group. The speaker list was a company of senior executives, thought leaders and change makers – all returnees to Africa […]

Homecoming Revolution to host African companies in London

Homecoming Revolution Africa will hold an event in London, United Kingdom (UK) on March 15 and 16 in a bid to entice top African professionals back from the diaspora. Companies attending include Barclays Africa, Standard Bank Group, KPMG Africa, Diageo, Ecobank, Africa Health Placements, Chicken Republic, Globacom, Group Five and Deloitte. In order to tap […]

Top African companies converge in London

Homecoming Revolution Africa will be hosting over 26 top companies at their London Expo this weekend in an attempt to woo top diaspora professionals home.  These include Barclays Africa, Standard Bank Group, KPMG Africa, Diageo, Ecobank, Africa Health Placements, Chicken Republic, Globacom, Group Five and Deloitte. Comments Angel Jones, CEO and Founder of Homecoming Revolution, […]

Homecoming Revolution expands to African diaspora

Angel Jones’s office at Homecoming Revolution is neat, professional and as tranquil as the surface of a pond. The mid-morning sun floods through the windows, adding a shimmer to an eye-catching fixture mounted to the wall – a pair of bronzed angel wings. It’s the room next door that reveals the frenzied work below the surface. Jones […]

Businesses find hope in returning African diaspora

As thousands of people from the African diaspora make their way back sub-Saharan Africa, companies are looking to recruit them instead of expatriates. Companies in Sub-Saharan Africa expect to recruit more from the returning African diaspora instead of expatriates as demand for skills rise along with growth prospects in the region. According to a survey […]

South Africans return from abroad

South Africans are not returning in droves from living abroad, nor are returning emigrants necessarily bringing with them the type of intellectual and financial capital that the country needs. This is the contrary view of some immigration specialists following the release of a report last week by recruitment firm Adcorp estimating that 359000 South Africans […]

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