For decades, highly-qualified young Africans have been moving to other parts of the world. Now an agency in Johannesburg is trying to bring them home again. 1,000 qualified professionals have already returned.
Foreign passports are in high demand in South Africa and there are indications that the number of applicants will reach a record high in 2018. In many cases, people are reacting to political and economic instability.
Persecuted under Pinochet, educated in East Germany, and the first female president of Chile — Bachelet has led a remarkable path to the UN. Her mandate as the body's Human Rights Commissioner began Saturday.
Facts on brain drain are either hard to find or old. But one thing remains clear: those who can travel will do so to expand their professional horizons. The question is whether they return and share their experiences.
More and more young people are getting university degrees. However, the OECD's "Education at a Glance" study reveals that when it comes to careers in the sciences, gender equality is still a long way away.
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