Despite the pandemic effects and ongoing changes in various sectors of the African economy, there are still high-paying occupations on the continent. With multiple careers and professions in demand, knowing... read more →
Biden administration on Tuesday announced a new push to expand business ties between U.S. companies and Africa, with a focus on clean energy, health, agribusiness and transportation infrastructure on the... read more →
Earlier this month, the G7 DFIs, the IFC, the private sector arm of the African Development Bank, EBRD and the European Investment Bank announced that they are committed to investing... read more →
Homecoming Revolution did an anecdotal survey of a pool of South Africans abroad who had expressed an interest in returning home at the beginning of this year. We asked them... read more →
Companies in every industry across the globe are digitalizing their operations in preparation for the future world of work, leaving many ill-equipped to find the right talent they need to... read more →
South Africans living in the United Kingdom have said Brexit wouldn’t be a reason for them to return home. Homecoming Revolution surveyed several South Africans living in the United Kingdom... read more →
As automation spurs rapid change across the continent, employers are being pushed to reevaluate the way they source, retain and train talent in order to plug Africa’s growing skills shortage.... read more →
Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones speaks to eNCA Anchor Shahan Ramkissoon about key findings from the 2019 Homecoming Trends Report, specifically why many South Africans who leave, ultimately return home.
Rapid changes to the global workplace has left members of the C-suite ill-equipped to adapt and meet the demands of new ways of working. Many of the core skills once... read more →
Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones was interviewed by SAfm's Phemelo Motene on Friday 12th July 2019. When SA People published a blog recently from an expat who was moving with... read more →
A global shortage of soft skills is posing a major threat to employers across the globe. According to recent research from LinkedIn’s “Future of Skills” report, soft skills are essential... read more →
This article, featuring insights from our recently released Homecoming Trends Report 2019, was published by South African news platform SA People on 25 June 2019. Contrary to popular belief, more... read more →
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... read more →
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... read more →
In the mid-1990s, my career journey took me from journalism into Absa, and helping turn around a reputation then in the gutter. One of the best tools was the Campbell... read more →
Homecoming Revolution was featured in popular South African women's magazine Sarie's May 2019 edition. Read more Sarie May 2019
Homecoming Revolution Managing Director Faye Tessendorf spoke to popular South African Afrikaans-language television channel, kykNet, about the importance of South Africans gaining global experience abroad and bringing this expertise home.
Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones speaks to CNBC Africa on the continent's 'brain gain' and the key reasons skilled professionals are making the decision to return home.
Multinationals and big businesses across Sub-Saharan Africa have confirmed that localized C-suite talent works best on the continent. At the recently held Deloitte Africa in 2019 Outlook Conference, Nabeel... read more →
Homecoming Revolution recently hosted a targeted talent event in London for leading global payments and technology company Mastercard to encourage top Nigerian fintech talent to return home. The event,... read more →
Why does South Africa not fall off the precipice? Economists are clear that if this economy does not grow soon, the prospects of new jobs are dismal and rising unemployment... read more →
JOHANNESBURG - Executive Headhunting Firm Homecoming Revolution is delighted to announce the appointment of Faye Tessendorf as Managing Director. Homecoming Revolution is a boutique recruitment firm specializing in recruiting and... read more →
Mobile money transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa reached US$19.9 billion in 2017, 63% of the global figure. Mats Granryd, Director General at the GSMA said Sub-Saharan Africa is a dominant region... read more →
Kenya is the most attractive market in Africa for workers in the fintech industry with new data showing that companies pay the highest salaries in comparison to their peers on... read more →
Close to 50 African Union Member States have signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), marking what African Union leaders called a “historic moment in the life of the... read more →
President Cyril Ramaphosa endorsed the work done by Homecoming Revolution in the National Assembly on 5 November 2015. The President said, "We applaud those who have started various initiatives. There... read more →
Below is an article by TransUnion CEO Lee Naik on The Technology Trends Driving Digital Excellence in 2018. One of the key trends explored is “Knowing Me - The Rise... read more →
Below is an article written by Alec Hogg on Biznews on 24 January 2018 featuring Homecoming Revolution CEO Angel Jones's comments on the recent significant increase in inquiries from South Africans... read more →
January 16, 2018 President Donald J. Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, As former U.S. Ambassadors to 48 African countries, we write... read more →
We outline some key comments on a recently published article by Alec Hogg on the growing number of returining South Africans. At Homecoming Revolution, we have seen a marked increase in... read more →
ARD German TV interviewed the Homecoming Revolution team to find out more about our Executive Headhunting work across Africa. Watch the interview here
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.... read more →
Competition for top talent within the current economic climate is tougher than ever. At Homecoming Revolution, we've naturally seen a spike in people internationally questioning whether returning home is the... read more →
Our CEO joined Enca’s Moneyline to discuss Homecoming Revolution's Pan-African recruitment activities across Africa and why it's so critical to get talented professionals back to Africa
WitsReview, the magazine for alumni and friends of the University of the Witwatersrand featured Homecoming Revolution in their August 2016 edition.
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... read more →
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,... read more →
Africa’s leaders have this week emphasised the need to retain the continent’s top talent. This week, Senegal is hosting the inaugural Next Einstein Forum (NEF). The gathering brings together the continent’s... read more →
Johannesburg - Four key trends have emerged from Homecoming Revolution’s latest event in London. Homecoming Revolution, the recruitment firm for global Africans, hosted an interactive careers and networking event at... read more →
The pull of home remains strong for South Africans living in the United Kingdom, despite South Africa’s current unstable political & economic climate. “Key factors like friends & family, the... read more →
Should I return home? Is the grass really greener at home? Many South Africans living abroad are haunted by these questions. There is no doubt that it is a trade-off... read more →
South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa praised Homecoming Revolution's efforts to get South Africans and Africans abroad to return home in the National Assembly on 5 November, 2015.
Sub-Saharan Africa continues its solid performance, set to grow at 4.4% in 2014, second to emerging and developing Asia, bearing witness to the region’s economic potential. However, Africa’s levels of productivity and... read more →
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... read more →
Exciting career opportunities and the potential for innovation are driving Africans in the USA to return home. This was one of the key insights garnered from Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet... read more →
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
Highly skilled Africans, your continent needs you. That’s the motivational message from Homecoming Revolution, a recruitment firm aiming to reverse the “brain drain” in African economies by wooing back talented... read more →
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... read more →
The iconic Yvonne Chaka Chaka gives an impromptu performance at Homecoming Revolution's Speed Meet Jozi event at the Hilton Sandton.
Former president Thabo Mbeki has thrown his weight behind Africa’s brain gain, underlining its importance as a key step towards achieving the vision of an African renaissance. “Bringing Africa's diaspora... read more →
Angel Jones, CEO of Homecoming Revolution, speaks to SAfm's Ashraf Garda about Homecoming Revolution's effort to reverse Africa's brain drain.
Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, is delighted to announce former president Thabo Mbeki as VIP guest speaker for our Speed Meet Jozi event. Speed Meet Jozi, which... read more →
The Africa-America Institute is pleased to be associated with Homecoming Revolution, the Brain Gain company for Africa, on their upcoming Speed Meet New York event which matches top African professionals... read more →
Homecoming Revolution, the Brain Gain company for Africa, is proud to be associated with Thomson Reuters on our upcoming New York event. Taking place... read more →
Africa is the second fastest growing region in the world. There are 465 companies in Africa each generating over $1billion in revenue per year. Technology is breaking down borders on... read more →
The story of Angel Jones and her vision of bringing South African expats back from overseas to help build their home country.
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... read more →
Around 800 attendees converged on London’s Olympia Conference Centre at the weekend for Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Africa, demonstrating that the pull of home still resonates strongly among many expats.... read more →
The below article on Homecoming Revolution's reverse 'brain drain' appeared on Fin24 on 17 March. At least 1 000 UK-based African professionals are gathering in London this week to meet... read more →
“I have never regretted coming home. It has been the most phenomenal quarter of a century to have been a cartoonist. I think there are amazing opportunities despite the new... read more →
"We can't do all the things we want to do in Africa without bringing some of our talent home," said Sneha Shah, Head of Africa, Financial and Risk at Thomson... read more →
She doesn’t look like a revolutionary as she flies through the Parkview coffee shop door, but that’s the label Angel Jones wears with pride and sells with skill. She’s just... read more →
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been confirmed as the keynote speaker for Homecoming Revolution’s Speed Meet Africa event in London in March. Madonsela said she is “truly humbled and honoured”... read more →
Homecoming Revolution, the brain gain company for Africa, brings you Speed Meet Africa, taking place in London on Fri 20th and Sat 21st March 2015 at Olympia. This interactive two-day... read more →
PRONTUIT interviewed Adriaan Basson and Angel Jones about South Africans plan B. Do you have planB?
Africa's biggest fan, ad industry doyenne Angel Jones is applying tactics learnt from her first business to successfully build her latest one - Homecoming Revolution in the November Entrepreneur magazine... read more →
In November 2014 Angel Jones joined many movers & shakers in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Leadership Network Annual Gathering. The Homecoming Revolution #heartAfrica icons were given to passionate Africans... read more →
You might be living the highlife in London or Perth, earning a fortune with the world at... read more →
Homecoming Revolution recently featured on Kyknet Dagbreek talking about these interesting insights.
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... read more →
Last week it was a privilege to... read more →
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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... read more →
The story of Africa has changed a great deal over the past few years. Who better than Steuart Pennington to talk about this? He... read more →
On Tonight with Bruce Whitfield we find out why Angel Jones, founder and CEO of the Homecoming revolution and Lead SA's Yusuf Abramjee were calling on Africans to come home.... read more →
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... read more →
Over six hundred professional Africans attended the Homecoming Revolution Africa London Expo held at Olympia this weekend to find out about opportunities back home. Hailed a success by attendees and... read more →
London - South African expats have been urged to return home "and assist in creating a better country." Speaking at the Homecoming Revolution event at the London Expo 2014, several South... read more →
A historic success story is happening at home and South Africans can be part of it. This was the message of business leaders to tempt homecomers to make the move... read more →
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... read more →
HOMECOMING REVOLUTION AFRICA LONDON EXPO 2014 Weekend 15th & 16th March 2014, Olympia Conference Centre Careers | Property | Advice | Business Real Opportunities Back Home for African Diaspora Professionals... read more →
As thousands of people from the African diaspora make their way back sub-Saharan Africa, companies are looking to recruit them instead of expatriates. An online platform... read more →
Angel Jones our CEO was interviewed on Redi Thlabi morning show on Talk Radio 702. Listen to the podcast as she talks about the brain gain of highly skilled South... read more →
Another great speaker confirmed: Ghanaian, entrepreneur & homecomer Samuel Mensah. Prior to founding KISUA – African Fashion Online, Samuel Mensah was Africa Director for Intel Capital (the investment arm... read more →
Listen to the podcast between Global South Africa and Angel Jones while she was in London last week.
Angel gives tips on the following: Handling emails; getting a snapshot of important issues; managing diary; balancing work and family; staying connected with team members; managing calls and meetings; on... read more →
Last week top Africans from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda and Kenya attended the 1st Homecoming Revolution VIP Think-tank hosted at Norton Rose Fulbright offices in Johannesburg. Says, Angel Jones,... read more →
One of Kenya’s most influential investment gurus is also a homecomer. Aly-Khan Satchu will be sharing his homecoming journey and drawing the crowds at the Homecoming Revolution London Expo on 15th & 16th March 2014. Founder and CEO... read more →
Many top entrepreneurs attending the glittering launch of the East African chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organisation – a global network of successful business owners... read more →