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Hard-working campaign educates consumers on

In mid-2014, South African online comparison engine asked MetropolitanRepublic to create a new campaign to educate consumers on the features and benefits of its insurance price comparison service.


Oh, the things you’ll discover: powerful new MTN ad

A heart-warming new television commercial, launched by MTN Global in more than 10 countries across Africa, shows us that anything is possible with the power of the Internet. 


MetropolitanRepublic appoints Karen Ballenden as MD

The MetropolitanRepublic management team is now stronger than ever following the appointment of Karen Ballenden as managing director, group CEO Alison Deeb has announced.


Nando’s serves up red-hot social commentary

Nando’s, the proudly South African restaurant chain famous for its original flame-grilled peri-peri chicken, has lit a fire with its latest cheeky and controversial TV advertisement viewed more than 300,000 times on YouTube in less than four days.

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So what was really new at Cannes in 2014?

Human truths don’t change, but everything else has. Josie Fisher, MD of MetropolitanRepublic Cape Town, reflects on Cannes 2014.


MetropolitanRepublic, MTN Uganda win at Digital Impact Awards Africa

MetropolitanRepublic and mobile telecommunications provider MTN Uganda took several awards at the inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa, held in Kampala, Uganda, on Thursday August 21 2014.


MetropolitanRepublic wins IAB account

MetropolitanRepublic will soon find itself working at the heart of South Africa’s digital publishing, marketing and advertising industry after winning the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) South Africa account.


MetropolitanRepublic bolsters its creative force

MetropolitanRepublic is once again welcoming new citizens to the agency: this time, it’s hotshot creative duo Tim Beckerling and Sean Harrison, who join as creative directors.

Orchid award for MTN "Duck Egg" ad

MTN ‘Duck Egg’ ad wins Orchid

“Duck Egg”, the new MTN Africa brand commercial made by MetropolitanRepublic, was awarded an Orchid in the June 6 2014 edition of the Saturday Star newspaper.