So what was really new at Cannes this year? - MetropolitanRepublicHuman truths don't change, but everything else has.
Josie Fisher, MD of MetropolitanRepublic Cape Town, reflects on Cannes 2014
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MetropolitanRepublic and MTN Uganda win at Digital Impact Awards Africa - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic and mobile telecommunications provider MTN Uganda took several awards at the inaugural Digital Impact Awards Africa, held in Kampala, Uganda, on Thursday 21 August 2014. 26 Aug 2014 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic wins IAB account - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic, the integrated creative advertising agency, 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. 30 Jul 2014 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic bolsters its creative force - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic 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. 3 Jul 2014 Read more >>

Gareth Lessing adds creative clout to MetropolitanRepublic - MetropolitanRepublicIt's full steam ahead at MetropolitanRepublic, says founder and partner, Paul Warner, and joining the integrated creative advertising agency to help stoke the coals is Gareth Lessing, in the position of Executive Creative Director. 20 Jun 2014 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic: One republic. Five countries. And Cape Town - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic operates as one agency across many regions. As an owner-managed business that established its first office in Johannesburg, the group is nimble and responsive. MetropolitanRepublic goes where its clients need it to go, which took it to Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Swaziland even before it opened its Cape Town office in April 2013. So the "republic" now has six constituencies, and counting. 19 Jun 2014 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic charms with MTN 'Duck Egg' ad - MetropolitanRepublicOld-school advertising and storytelling meet modern technology in 'Duck Egg', the new MTN Africa brand commercial made by integrated creative advertising agency MetropolitanRepublic. 17 Jun 2014 Read more >>

A warm welcome to MetropolitanRepublic's new board members - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic is pleased to welcome two new members to the board of directors, namely, Samantha Condon - operations director and Nischal Naradh - financial director. 7 Aug 2013 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic wins World Design Capital pitch - MetropolitanRepublicAfter a tight pitch against five other Cape Town-based agencies, newcomer to the Western Cape, MetropolitanRepublic, has been named the agency of record for the World Design Capital. 13 Jun 2013 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic Uganda wins at the Loerie Awards, in its first year of operation - MetropolitanRepublicThe Loerie Awards, held in Cape Town 21-23 September 2012, is aimed at recognising, rewarding and fostering creative excellence in all areas of brand communication This year the Loerie Awards created new categories that encouraged entries from outside South Africa. The rest of Africa and the Middle East were encouraged to participate in the seven different categories covering disciplines from eventing and PR, to integrated campaigns. MetropolitanRepublic Uganda, although only being in operation for a year, won a bronze Loerie for its MTN SIM card registration campaign. 1 Oct 2012 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic has been selected by cellular network provider MTN as their communications partner for the South East Africa region (SEA), which consists of South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia and Swaziland. (The South African business will continue to be managed in partnership with The Jupiter Drawing Room Johannesburg). 29 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Alison Deeb to lead the MetropolitanRepublic Group - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic officially announced that Alison Deeb would be taking over the reins as Group CEO as of 1 October. 27 Aug 2012 Read more >>

FNB campaign signs up new business owners - MetropolitanRepublicMetropolitanRepublic recently challenged the 9 to 5 with the FNB Business Banking Resolution month campaign, with phenomenal results. 14 Aug 2012 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic Uganda last week announced that they have won the PR and media relations for search engine giant Google, starting in Uganda with the potential to handle Rwanda and South Sudan operations once these are up and running. Having pitched against some of the best and most established agencies in Uganda, this was a significant win for MetropolitanRepublic as Google has a history of using Advertising agency groups globally for their work. 11 Jun 2012 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic raises awareness for cochlear implants - MetropolitanRepublicAs part of MetropolitanRepublic's pro-bono initiatives the agency created a TV Commercial for Hear Us, a non-profit organisation established in 2001 by parents of deaf children with cochlear implants. The vision of the organisation is to assist children and adults obtain cochlear implants, in order to facilitate speech, learning and help them be part of the hearing world. Hear Us operates in close association with the Cochlear Implant Unit at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town. 10 Jun 2012 Read more >>

Scooters Pizza, part of the Taste Holdings Group, has appointed MetropolitanRepublic as their advertising agency, responsible for all brand through-the-line communication, including all aspects of digital. Scooters Pizza is looking to grow brand presence and affinity through a repositioning. 31 May 2012 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic demystifies Castle Milk Stout - MetropolitanRepublicThe new TV commercial for SAB's Castle Milk Stout goes against the grain of tradition, with a new approach in shooting a breakthrough commercial that illustrates, quite literally, moments in time. 29 May 2012 Read more >>

Who will ride the cultural wave in 2012 and beyond (if we are all still here)? - MetropolitanRepublicNotwithstanding mystical associations with prophecies of old, the year ahead is significant in a few ways. One prophecy in particular, made by Michel de Nostradame, has put an unusually cataclysmic spotlight on what may happen or what may cease to be (if you follow the doomsayers and the Mayan Calendar). 21 Feb 2012 Read more >>

MetropolitanRepublic makes pure creative for Aveng Water - MetropolitanRepublicAveng Water recently tasked MetropolitanRepublic to create a campaign for print and radio to showcase their water purification technology. The resultant creative was nothing short of attention-grabbing. 20 Feb 2012 Read more >>

With the agency's approach of doing things differently in the industry, the TVC depicts an emotive, documentary style journey of a man who will not rest until he finds what he is looking for. 1 Dec 2011 Read more >>

Johannesburg-based agency MetropolitanRepublic have recently spread their coverage into Sub-Saharan Africa. The venture into Uganda, where they built the office from scratch, going against the more common route of licensing, has not been without challenges. 1 Dec 2011 Read more >>