Homecomer’s mission to make SA’s story more accessible

South African homecomer Michael Charlton’s highly acclaimed My Father’s Coat is a one-man show written with the intention of bringing South Africa’s history to life. The show condenses South Africa’s epic narrative into a bite-size story which is both compelling and accurate. My Father’s Coat has drawn amazing emotion from South Africans and non-South Africans […]

Paul Harris: South Africa in sy moer?

Paul Harris, former CEO of FirstRand Limited, was invited to his old school, Maritzburg College, as Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker at a recent event. Harris was Head Prefect in 1967. The event was attended by old boys from as far back as 1944, according to Maritzburg College. Besides reminiscing in an entertaining manner, […]

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, […]

This is the call to come together

Last week was a sad week in South Africa with the loss of struggle stalwart Uncle Kathy (Ahmed Kathrada). At Kathrada’s funeral there was a standing ovation when former Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe quoted the struggle stalwart’s letter urging President Jacob Zuma to resign. We are a very special nation. As Professor Jonathan Jansen put […]

Brand SA gets audience on their feet at Homecoming Revolution London 2016

Pumela Salela, Brand South Africa’s UK country head and one of the keynote speakers at Homecoming Revolution’s March 2016 London event, played popular South African song,  When You Come Back,  to inspire the audience to return home. When it was first written, the song, written by singer & songwriter Vusi Mahlasela, was a popular anti-apartheid anthem, addressed […]

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 […]

Madiba: Celebrating a life like no other

Father, husband, peacemaker, mentor and master, our beloved Madiba was many things to many people, and most of all- an inspirational leader. A few years before Nelson Mandela died, Homecoming Revolution commissioned different South African artists to create different portraits of Madiba to celebrate his remarkable life and achievements. It was Madiba himself who inspired […]

Homecoming Revolution partners with Oxford University

Homecoming Revolution has partnered with Oxford University on the Oxford Africa Conference 2015. Organised by the long-established Oxford Africa Society in joint collaboration with the Oxford Africa Business Network, the conference is one of the largest and most globally recognised African conferences of its type. This year’s conference focuses on Africa as “A Continent on […]

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