Nando's denies using Oscar trial for marketing

2014-03-08 07:29

Food chain Nando's has denied using the murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius in its marketing material.


The new Nando's 'Sharing Meal' ad takes its cue from the iconic Old Spice 'I'm on a horse' ad.

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New Nando's ad takes aim at Parliament

2013-04-03 14:46

Nando's has once again found an innovative way to sell chicken with their new ad campaign which spoofs the SABC and hungry parliamentarians.

Nando's condemns fake Oscar advert

2013-02-15 13:52

Nando's has confirmed that a fake advert bearing its logo, making light of Reeva Steenkamp's death, was "definitely" not created by the fast food chain.

Nando's ad in poor taste

2012-10-24 12:28

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New Nando's ad gets down to Mandoza

2012-10-02 09:16

The latest ad in the Nando's 25 Reasons We Love South Africa campaign has been released, and reveals the country’s unofficial national anthem - Nkalakatha by Mandoza.

'Only Rihanna could clear out Nando's'

2012-07-10 10:25

Rihanna reportedly ordered £7 000 worth of Nando's menu items as part of a backstage request at a London music festival, forcing the fast food eatery to close due to no stock.

DStv lifts ban of Nando's ad

2012-06-22 13:23

MultiChoice's DStv has lifted its self-imposed suspension of Nando's "Diversity" anti-xenophobia ad after On Digital Media's TopTV agreed to air the commercial.

Nando's get ready to fight ad ban

2012-06-06 15:39

Nando's marketing director has said the fast food chain will "fight first and foremost" against their latest TV commercial, which deals with xenophobia, being pulled off air.

Nando's ad agency peeved at ban

2012-06-05 19:08

The creative director at the advertising agency responsible for Nando's advertising says it's a pity that the public is at the mercy of broadcasters.

SABC refuses to show new Nando's ad

2012-06-04 08:31

The SABC has refused to flight Nando's latest ad, which tackles xenophobia, because it apparently contravenes regulations.

Nando's makes good on challenge

2012-04-26 13:07

Nando's has delivered a list of menu items to the Johannesburg Children's Home as part of a challenge set for them by Santam.

Santam spoofs Nando's for spoofing Santam

2012-04-24 15:23

Insurance company Santam has countered fast food chain Nando's latest spoof advert with an equally sharp spoof.

Nando's pulls Dictator ad over threats

2011-12-01 14:49

The "Last Dictator Standing" TV commercial currently airing will be cancelled as a result of perceived threats, Nando's has said.

Top 5 Nando's TV adverts

2011-11-28 16:38

The latest Nando's advert, "Last Dictator Standing", has got tongues wagging around the world. Here's a look at our favourite Nando's TV adverts over the years.

Nando's takes aim at dictators

2011-11-24 16:48

Fast food chain Nando's has launched a new controversial festive campaign titled The Last Dictator.

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2010-04-23 17:02

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Old Spice responds to Nando's spoof ad

2013-06-20 11:24

Old Spice has fought parody with parody, issuing a tongue-in-cheek response to Nando's most recent TV ad spoofing the men's fragrance's iconic "I'm on a horse" ad.

Beyoncé splashes on Nando's feast

2013-05-14 14:29

Beyoncé didn't hold back after a sold out show in Dublin last weekend, treating her entourage to a R10 500 chicken feast from Nando's.


Watch Nando's latest ad which takes aim at hungry members of parliament who would rather not have pizza or curry for lunch.

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Nando's has a 'confession' for Oprah

2013-01-18 14:41

Hot on the heels of Oprah Winfrey's much-publicised interview with Lance Armstrong, Nando's has released a suggestive new poster that pokes fun at the cyclist's doping confession.

Nando's flames McIntosh Polela

2012-10-23 09:19

Nando's has launched a new advertising campaign inspired by Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela, who caused controversy with a tweet following the murder conviction of Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye.

Nando's 25th birthday ad celebrates SA

2012-09-17 10:22

In celebration of the fast food chain's 25th birthday, Nando's has released a new TV advert in conjunction with a campaign titled "25 Reasons to love SA". Watch the video here.

New Khoisan name for Cape Town

2012-06-25 11:15

Cape Town is set to get another name - which locals may find a bit tricky to pronounce - after the local Khoisan community proposed the name //Hui !Gaeb in honour of their late leader Dawid Kruiper.

TopTV to show banned Nando's TV ad

2012-06-20 12:09

TopTV has announced that will be airing Nando's controversial Diversity TV commercial, which was banned by self-censoring broadcasters in South Africa.

SA TV too chicken for Nando's - critics

2012-06-06 08:53

TV experts have criticised broadcasters for the decision to discontinue airing the latest Nando's advert, saying it has in fact given the fast food chain an edge.

DStv, M-Net, also ban Nando's ad

2012-06-05 15:47

More broadcasters have followed in the SABC's footsteps by banning the latest Nando's TV commercial which takes a tongue-in-cheek look at xenophobic attitudes in South Africa.

Nando's ad tackles xenophobia

2012-06-01 13:55

A bold new advertisement campaign from Nando's, that pokes fun at xenophobia, has gone viral and asks, 'You know what's wrong with South Africa?'.

Nando's vs Santam: Food for a year

2012-04-25 12:29

Nando's has seen Santam's bet and raised it by offering the Johannesburg Children's home more than just a meal on their chosen day, but a meal a month for a year.

Nando's comedy fest in Zim cancelled

2011-12-05 11:42

The Zimbabwean leg of the Nando's comedy festival has been cancelled after Nando's "Last Dictator Standing" commercial caused an uproar in the country.

Zim militants seek to boycott Nando's

2011-11-29 14:31

A militant youth group loyal to Zimbabwe's president is calling for a boycott of Nando's whose latest advertisement depicts the aging President Robert Mugabe as "the last dictator standing", a report says.

Nando's ad: Stephen Fry, TIME weigh in

2011-11-28 14:46

The new Nando's ad, featuring a lookalike Robert Mugabe enjoying happier times with Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gadaffi, has been met with a wide range of opinions, from SA readers and the international press.

Nando's wives ad gets thumbs up

2010-07-13 21:19

No reasonable person would take on more wives as a result of Nandos' "fathers of the nation" television ad, the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled.

Fire destroys Nando's outlet

2010-03-05 08:56

Fire safety inspectors are set to investigate the cause of a fire which destroyed a Nando's outlet in Johannesburg.

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