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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Africa Get Ready for THE SCOOP!

Africa Get Ready for THE SCOOP!

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

AFRICA24 MEDIA and its broadcast partners are proud to debut the talk show everyone is
talking about: Salim Amin's THE SCOOP! The continent's most dynamic men and women join
Salim every week to share their secrets of success, advice their African brothers and
sisters, and something that few people know.

A Young Global Leader, one of Africa's most influential people, and son of famed
journalist Mohamed Amin, Salim has spent the last two decades traveling across the
continent, meeting our movers and shakers, getting to know them and their stories. Now
he's going to let the rest of us in on their tales of adventure and achievement. And he
will also provide us with a glimpse of their more playful sides.

Kicking off the inaugural show is Jeff Koinange, renowned international journalist,
who has a past that might surprise you. From entertainment superstars like Akon and Jude
Law, to entrepreneurs Sophia Bekele and Kris Senanu, business mogul Dr. Manu Chandaria and
even Kenya's Chief Justice, Dr. Willy Mutunga, the best and brightest of our continent are
having coffee and telling the stories to Salim. Guests from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana,
Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania and more, make up Season One.

AFRICA24 MEDIA is the Pan African, international quality production house, telling
stories of Africa's unique and special people, places and happenings. It was only a matter
of time before we roped our Chairman into showing off his friends and acquaintances to
further highlight where our great continent is going and who is going to lead us there.

Starting the first week of October, THE SCOOP will be seen in Africa and
internationally on TV Continental, VoxAfrica and WBS Uganda, with over a dozen other
broadcasters around the continent receiving the Show from our distribution partners Canal
France International (CFI). This represents a potential viewership of over 150 million
people, across four continents. On-line THE SCOOP will be seen on websites boasting over
15 million viewers daily, including,,

Don't miss out on the fun, great insights and inside information. Join Salim Amin each
and every week to meet Africa's greatest achievers, learn from their successes and
incredible journeys, take home some great tips on getting ahead, and of course, find out

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International Entertainment News

Global Rockstar: National Preliminaries Enter the Final Straight

Global Rockstar: National Preliminaries Enter the Final Straight

VIENNA, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Acts from 124 countries are already taking part in the world's largest online music contest 

The national preliminaries for Global Rockstar 2014 have been taking place for the last month. A participation record has already been set: music acts from 124 countries have applied for the world's largest online music contest. The act that will represent each country in the final will be determined by means of a public vote: this will run until 4 November. What is new is that fans can also vote via mobile devices: Starting today, the new Global Rockstar app for Android and iOS is available to download.

Christoph Straub, CEO and co-founder of Global Rockstar: "Although we expected a tough competition based on the many enthusiastic responses, the level of participation is exceeding our high expectations. We are particularly delighted that Global Rockstar knows 'no borders'. Songs from 124 countries - fromArmenia to Mongolia and Zimbabwe - have been submitted. Many artists sing in their national language, which also makes Global Rockstar stand out from other music contests."

Fans have until 4 November to vote for their country representatives 

Music acts can continue to apply until 15 October by uploading a video. In order to make the mobilisation of their own fans easier, Global Rockstar has recently released a Facebook app which makes it possible for them to embed the profile in their own channels. Fans decide who will represent their country from6 November 2014 in the "Global Finals" and thus have a chance of winning the main prize ofUSD 25,000 respectively equipment from AKG by Harman with a total value ofUSD 10,000 for the top three acts. Fans can vote until 4 November - either free of charge via social media or via "ROCK'N VOTES", which are acquired via donations. Half of the proceeds will be passed on directly to the respective artist. The winner will be announced on20 December 2014.

Queries:Global Rockstar Media OfficeStefan A. Sengl, Florian M. HaasM: <>P: +43(1)5052625

SOURCE Global Rockstar GmbH

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