South African author shares lessons after winning Caine Prize

Listening is important and reading is essential. These are just a few lessons Lidudumalingani Mqombothi gained on his journey as a writer. He won...
South African expats open to idea of returning home

South African expats open to idea of returning home

At a Homecoming Revolution interactive careers and networking event held in London for Africans living in Europe, chief executive Angel Jones highlighted four emerging trends explaining why people wanted to return to the continent.
South African rhino film wins award in New York

South African rhino film wins award in New York

A South African documentary looks at the social issues driving rhino poaching. Horn examines the conditions in the disadvantaged communities around game reserves. It won Best Conservation Film in New York City for its efforts to unpack the topic.
Homecoming Revolution: African New Yorkers want to come home

Homecoming Revolution: African New Yorkers want to come home

At Homecoming Revolution's Speed Meet: New York event on 25 September 2015, Africans living and working in the United States expressed their desire to return to the continent to take advantage of the exciting career opportunities and the potential for innovation offered by Africa.
Trevor Noah continues The Daily Show's "war on bulls***" with confidence

Trevor Noah continues The Daily Show’s “war on bulls***” with confidence

The reviews are in and it looks like Trevor Noah has nailed it as the new host of legendary US late night satirical news show The Daily Show in his first appearance. Noah was warmly received by critics across the US. South Africans can watch his debut tonight on Comedy Central.
Brain gain company celebrates African heritage in New York

Brain gain company celebrates African heritage in New York

Homecoming Revolution is in New York for a Speed Meet. It will use Heritage Day to remind Africans living in the US why home is where the heart is. Starting with a gala dinner, followed by a day of networking, it will feature celebrities, African professionals and top employers back home.
South African scholars to study in China

South African scholars to study in China

Out of a 180 applications to study in China, 53 successful applicants are about to depart to the east to start their tertiary education. Along with the excitement for the opportunity, comes a sense of responsibility to be gracious guests and excellent representatives of South Africa overseas.
South African painting was used as noticeboard

South African painting was used as noticeboard

A painting by one of South Africa's notable artists, Irma Stern, has been discovered in a flat in London. Valued at £1-million, the painting is historically significant because it was auctioned to raise funds for the trial of Nelson Mandela and others accused of treason.
Counting the World Cup benefits

Skills ‘flowing back into South Africa’

The "brain drain" of professionals from South Africa is showing signs of reversing, with 359 000 high-skilled South Africans having returned to the country since the global financial crisis of 2008-09, according to the latest figures from workforce management company Adcorp.
South African fusion restaurant a hit in Houston

South African fusion restaurant a hit in Houston

Peli Peli, the first South African fusion restaurant concept in the United States, has been selected as a 2013 Diners' Choice Award winner for the Top 100 American Fare Restaurants in the United States.

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