Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Google Smartphone Expected At Oct. 4 Event
    20 Sep 2016 - Google have sent out invitations to an October 4 event, hinting that the Internet titan will show off a new smartphone powered by its Android mobile software. Emailed invitations sent late Monday revealed only the time and place for the gathering in San Francisco, the message topped by blue, red, yellow, and green dots of color. Google fired off a Twitter message with hashtag #madebygoogle and a...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Alzheimer's Stemmed But Not Stopped, Say Experts
    20 Sep 2016 - Soaring rates of population growth and ageing have long been seen as portending a global explosion of Alzheimer’s, the debilitating disease that robs older people of their memory and independence. But an unexpected, and hopeful, trend may be emerging. In rich countries at least, recent data suggests the rate of new cases has slowed or even reversed — a tantalising hint that quality-of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Emmys Red Carpet: Red, Black, Yellow And Gorgeous
    20 Sep 2016 - Hollywood’s A-list sparkled in the California sunlight on the red carpet Sunday for the Emmy Awards, television’s top honors. The following are briefs from the red carpet: top trends seen on the top actors and actresses in showbiz, a few pithy quotes and other Tinseltown tidbits. Ladies in red On the red carpet, red is always a standout — and a statement. Bollywood star Priyanka...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Why Wait? Burberry Joins Designers Selling Off The Catwalk
    20 Sep 2016 - Burberry will join a raft of top brands Monday in selling clothes straight from the catwalk, but the “see now, buy now” trend transforming fashion presents a challenge to smaller designers. For an industry driven by a desire for the new, the months-long delay between seeing a new collection and having it in your hands was always frustrating. But this is increasingly becoming a thing...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 9 Reasons Why He Hasn’T Called You Back
    20 Sep 2016 - by Carly Spindel Have you ever gone out with someone you had a good time with and really liked, but you didn’t hear from him after the first date? … Have you ever gone out with someone you really liked but you didn’t hear from him again after the first date? Did you ever text a man after a fantastic evening out and he didn’t reply? It shouldn’t come as a surprise that men and women are very...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Versace's Versus Brings Swagger To London Fashion Week
    19 Sep 2016 - Under low lights and with a pumping soundtrack, bright young things wearing black leather and slouchy ripped denim put some swagger into London Fashion Week, courtesy of Donatella Versace. The Italian designer showed her diffusion line Versus in a club-like atmosphere for a typically tough and sexy collection brimming with attitude. There were cutaway dresses exposing the shoulder and stomach,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Stone Age Mummy Still Revealing Secrets, 25 Years On
    19 Sep 2016 - When police heard about the frozen corpse up in the Alps in September 1991, they opened a criminal probe. Murder it was, but the crime was rather old — and the ultimate cold case. The dead man, found by hikers 25 years ago this week a snowball’s throw from the Austrian-Italian border and put in a wooden coffin at a nearby police station, turned out to have died more than 5,000 years...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #bordeauxwinetour: When Is The Best Time To Visit Bordeaux, France?
    16 Sep 2016 - Weather, peak season, trade events and harvest times are four things that you must keep in mind when planning your visit to the wine capital of the world, Bordeaux, France. In January, winter months are cold and barren and many Châteaux are busy blending their wine. In April, in the first week of the month, the region hosts important en primeur tastings for those in the wine trade, which means...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2Cents Ep. 98: Talking About Influencer Marketing At #smwinairobi
    16 Sep 2016 - If you’ve ever wondered just how exactly Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong started off their brands individually and as Our2Cents, then your curiosity would have been certified at the panel session during Social Media Week, Nairobi! This year, more than 20 cities around globe joined in for Social Media Week where discussions around changes taking place in human connectivity took place. Robin...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kanye West Wants Will Ferrell To Play Him In Biopic
    16 Sep 2016 -   Kanye West has revealed that he wants Will Ferrell to play him in a movie of his life. The 39-year-old rapper is a huge fan of the 49-year-old actor and even compared himself to one of Will’s most famous characters, Buddy the Elf, in the Christmas movie ‘Elf’. In an interview for W magazine’s first-ever his-and-hers fashion issue, Kanye said: “He is one of my...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Secrets Of A Happier Relationship
    16 Sep 2016 - by Anna Papa If you find yourself drifting away from your loved one, here are a few tips that can help you strengthen your relationship … Every one of us hopes to find the one who will steal our heart and be a part of our ‘Happily-Ever-After’ story… However, for most of us, the perfect relationship we initially had with our partner changes over time. We wonder what...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jay Z And Beyonce To Stage Charity Gig
    16 Sep 2016 -   Jay Z and Beyonce are to stage a charity concert in Brooklyn that will also feature performances from Nicki Minaj, Lil’ Wayne, and Lauryn Hill. The couple – who have four-year-old daughter Blue Ivy together – will perform at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York, on October 15, along with Nicki Minaj, Lauryn Hill and Lil’ Wayne and all the proceeds will go to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Dicaprio Unveils Free Technology To Spy On Global Fishing
    16 Sep 2016 - American movie star Leonardo DiCaprio unveils on Thursday a new, free technology that allows users to spy on global fishing practices, in a bid to curb illegal fishing. The release of Global Fishing Watch coincides with the Our Oceans Conference hosted by US Secretary of State John Kerry in Washington on September 15 and 16. It aims to offer a crowd sourced solution to the problem of illegal...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Virtual Love On Display At Annual Tokyo Game Show
    16 Sep 2016 -   Game geeks with a heart for digital romance have something to celebrate as sensual, soft-spoken cyber women are blurring the line between reality and fantasy at the Tokyo Game Show. Virtual reality took centre stage at the annual exhibition Thursday, with Sony Interactive Entertainment showcasing PlayStationVR (PSVR), a much-anticipated head-mounted display debuting next month. Dozens of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Deliver Twins Slightly Short Of Full Term, Study Says
    16 Sep 2016 - Twins should be delivered at 37 weeks, short of full term but not too short, for the best chance at survival, said a study Wednesday that analysed over 35,000 births. The evidence however did not support routine delivery before 36 weeks from the date of fertilisation, said research published in The BMJ medical journal. Current recommendations for twin births vary from 34 to 39 weeks, short of the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Perfect Ota: 6 Factors To Look Out For In A Travel Agent
    15 Sep 2016 - By Lilian Gaitho Online booking sites are becoming the norm rather than the exception. With the internet of things spiraling to every last aspect of living; getting your vacation stay has become a one step find on the right click. Companies such as Expedia, Jumia Travel, Trip Advisor and a myriad others, big, medium or emerging are becoming the go-to for any savvy traveler. However, like any...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 3 Ways To Beat Body Odour
    15 Sep 2016 -   by Chantelle Bester If just the thought of warmer weather is making you break a sweat, bear these tips in mind to stay fresh… 1. Hygiene is key – wash yourself at least once a day. Hair removal is also helpful for many, as odour-causing bacteria may accumulate in hairy areas. It’s a personal choice, but something to consider if odour is a problem. 2. Use an anti-perspirant at...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 9 Signs Your Boyfriend Isn’T Ready To Propose
    15 Sep 2016 - (by Carly Spindel) If you’ve been dating your man for more than a year, you, your mother and everyone else around you are probably wondering when he’s going to propose … If you’re a typical girl, you are likely to have thought about marriage and kids at least once in your life Come on, you know it’s the truth. If you’ve been dating your man for more than a year, then you, your mother and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Eddie Murphy Talks Shrek 5
    15 Sep 2016 - Eddie Murphy has revealed that he believes DreamWorks will “always” make more ‘Shrek’ movies. The 55-year-old actor first stepped into the role of the animated donkey, who is simply known as Donkey, in 2001, and after the announcement of a fifth ‘Shrek’ saga on the way in 2019, the Hollywood legend thinks he’ll be in the role forever as the studio knows...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Why The Emmys May No Longer Actually Matter
    15 Sep 2016 - The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards will honor the best of American television Sunday, and networks have been inundating media and Television Academy members with pleas for their shows. But with a legion of cable stations, streaming platforms and video on-demand services revolutionizing how Americans watch TV, analysts question whether the awards still have the cultural cachet they once boasted....
  • Capital Lifestyle: #transformyourlife: Running Vs. Sprinting
    15 Sep 2016 - Who would you rather look like? I took up outdoor running in 2008 while searching for the perfect weight loss program. I went from running 3 miles a day 3-4 times a week to 6 miles 5 – 6 times a week. In a matter of months, I had signed up with running groups and got motivated to participate in 1/2 marathons. Running became my life and would rack up 25 -30 miles a week or more. My weight however...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World's Highest Bridge Nears Completion In China
    15 Sep 2016 - Chinese engineers have completed the structure of what is expected to become the world’s highest bridge, local authorities said. The Beipanjiang Bridge, in mountainous southwestern China, soars 565 metres (1,854 feet) above a river, the Guizhou provincial transport department said in a statement. As such it overtakes the Si Du River Bridge in the central province of Hubei to become the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 13 Common Reasons Couples Choose To Stay Together
    14 Sep 2016 - Are you in a relationship/ marriage? Look at that person and ask yourself ‘Why am I with this person?”. People stay for different reasons: 1. “For money” Are you staying with that person for financial security? Are you using that person to make up for your laziness or poverty? What would happen when you get your own money or if that person’s money runs out? Will that...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Trey Songz To Star In Coke Studio Africa Season 4
    14 Sep 2016 - It is confirmed that the American R&B singer Trey Songz is this year’s Coke Studio Africa international superstar! The Grammy-award winning recording artiste and actor is set to feature in the fourth season of Coca-Cola’s flagship African music show, launching this October. He is expected to jet into Nairobi this September. Ahead of his anticipated participation in the show and collaboration...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Debunked: 5 Myths About Travel And Tourism
    14 Sep 2016 - (Lilian Gaitho) Tourists are obnoxious, high minded people who think they are better than the locals, right? Wrong. A lot of myths and fables are told about travelers; some right and some awfully wrong. Jumia Travel seeks to debunk some common myths spread about mostly out of sheer ignorance. You Need to be rich to travel This must be the greatest misconception of travel. That you need to amass...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #nyfw: Wang, Burch And Rodarte Headline Ny Fashion
    14 Sep 2016 - Designer to the stars Vera Wang perfected the latest trend for structured fashion Tuesday by sending down the runway wool peplums, evening wear decorated with glass pearls and ruched skirts. Most famous for her wedding and red carpet gowns favored by the likes of Chelsea Clinton and Hollywood royalty, the New York designer rarely deviates from black and white on the catwalk and this was no...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Who Says You Need An Egg To Create An Embryo?
    14 Sep 2016 - We all grow up to accept certain unassailable facts: water is wet, the Earth is round, and to produce a baby you need an egg and sperm. As it turns out, the last of these may turn out not to be true. On Tuesday, scientists announced they had produced baby mice by fusing sperm and a type of cell that is not an egg. The pups that survived this alchemy were healthy, with normal lifespans, and able...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Samsung To Limit Recharging Of Faulty Note 7 Batteries
    14 Sep 2016 - Samsung said Wednesday it would limit recharging of batteries for its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to lower the risk of explosions in a measure apparently intended to jolt users into returning their devices following a recall. The South Korean electronics giant on September 2 suspended sales of its latest flagship smartphone and announced a recall of 2.5 million units already sold, after faulty...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Finally! Instagram Lets Users Filter Offensive Comments
    14 Sep 2016 - Instagram on Monday began letting users tackle online abuse by creating lists of words that would have comments hidden from sight at the popular photo and video-sharing service. “This feature lets you list words you consider offensive or inappropriate,” Instagram co-founder and chief executive Kevin Systrom said in a blog post. “Comments with these words will be hidden from your...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #watch: Sauti Sol's Video Featuring Redfourth Chorus From Upper Hill School
    13 Sep 2016 - Kenyan group Sauti Sol released a beautiful music video for “Kuliko Jana,” off their third album, on Monday. Featuring Redfourth Chorus of Upper Hill School, following a viral video of the group singing with the Chorus, Sauti Sol decided to release a black and white music video for the single. The meaning and powerful message behind the song: the steadfast love of the Lord never...

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