Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Maridadi.co Picks: A Pop Of Colour
    13 Sep 2016 - This unusual turquoise green leather is only available by special pre-order and this is one of the few times Honey from the Moon has used this shade on a bag design. The brand’s extremely talented team of craftspeople, based at the Honey from the Moon workshop in Jamhuri Park, used a distinct stitching technique to create the quilt effect. The bag size is perfect for a night out, when you don’t...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Messenger Allows For Direct Merchant Sales
    13 Sep 2016 - Facebook announced Monday a new online payment system that will allow businesses to sell directly to consumers on its Messenger application. “We’re kicking off the beginning of messages with payments that will allow businesses to sell products and services directly to customers in Messenger,” the huge social network said in a statement. “Customers can check out with a few...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Miley Cyrus Will “Never” Walk A Red Carpet Again
    13 Sep 2016 - Miley Cyrus has insisted she will “never” walk a red carpet again as she thinks the focus should be on those who are struggling. The ‘Wrecking Ball’ hitmaker doesn’t feel it is right for her to appear at these events just because she’s “important and famous”. She told the new issue of ELLE magazine: “[A year ago] I had to do the ‘A Very...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Madonna Loses Custody War For Son With Ex-Hubby Ritchie
    12 Sep 2016 - Pop diva Madonna has settled a bitter custody dispute with former husband Guy Ritchie, agreeing for their teenage son to stay in Britain with his filmmaker father, a US court says. “Their custody case is resolved,” Lucian Chalfen, spokesman for the New York court where the divorced couple had fought for custody of their son Rocco, told AFP on Thursday. The custody agreement reached...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Anger Management Tips For Couples
    12 Sep 2016 - 1. Know that anger is a normal and human emotion. 2. Know the temperament of your spouse and yourself. Are you or your spouse hot tempered, or slow to anger? This will equip you on how to better handle yourself and your spouse. 3. Do not get comfortable using curse words and insults; if you do, most likely you will use those hurtful words when you are angry. Decide that your tongue will be clean...
  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Magnificent Seven’ Remake Kicks Off Toronto Film Fest
    10 Sep 2016 - Double Oscar-winner Denzel Washington and a motley band of gunslingers opened the Toronto film festival Thursday, blazing trails in a much-anticipated remake of the 1960 Western “The Magnificent Seven.” The film festival, which runs through September 18, is the largest in North America and has become a launchpad for Oscar-conscious studios and distributors, attracting hundreds of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: South African Musicians Represented At Recent Iphone 7 Launch
    09 Sep 2016 - In the image above Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the soon-to-be-released iOS10 Apple Music update at a special Apple launch event held in the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on Wednesday, with South African musicians: Lira, Beatenberg, Majozi & Arno Carstens’ recently released album artworks on display (amongst others) in the background. Says Lira, “It was really exciting to be...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #bordeauxwinetour: What To Do In Bordeaux? Let The Wines Guide You
    09 Sep 2016 - This October, in an exciting new venture, Capital Lifestyle together with Maniago Executive Travel Designers will be offering an exclusive trip to this evocation of the soul of wine, and discover the main Bordeaux Appellations: Medoc, Margaux, Pauillac, St Emilion and Pessac-Léognan & Sauternes. On this once-in-a-lifestyle trip, guests will get to visit the two most visited cities in France:...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Scientists Say There Are 4 Species Of Giraffe, Not One
    09 Sep 2016 - There are actually four species of giraffe, not one as previously believed, researchers said Thursday in a discovery that could change conservation efforts for the world’s tallest mammal. The study in the journal Current Biology is based on DNA evidence from skin biopsies of 190 giraffes across Africa. Giraffe populations have dropped dramatically in Africa over the past few decades, going...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Playstation 4 Products Aim To Keep Sony In Lead
    09 Sep 2016 - Sony on Wednesday unveiled a pair of new offerings for its industry-leading PlayStation 4, including a deluxe version that is compatible with cutting-edge high dynamic range television. The two new products supplement the October 13 launch of Sony’s eagerly anticipated virtual reality headset and come ahead of the key holiday shopping season as the Japanese company hopes to maintain its...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2Cents Ep. 97: Aaron Rimbui's Tips On Exploring The Joy Of Jazz Festival!
    09 Sep 2016 - In just a few days, one of South Africa’s oldest jazz festival is going to take place, bringing together jazz enthusiasts and performers from all over the world! Kenya’s own music maestro, Aaron Rimbui, joins Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong in this episode to share his tips on how to take it all in – from what to wear, how to dance and whether to go up to an artist after their show...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kanye West Unveils Body Suits In Ny Presidential Park
    09 Sep 2016 - Kanye West showed the loftiness of his ambition Wednesday by commandeering the same presidential park Hillary Clinton used for kickstarting her White House run to unveil his latest fashion collection of body suits and stilettos. Yeezy Season Four is the rapper and global sensation’s latest collaboration for Adidas, which has seen him fend off complaints the clothes are too expensive for the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Hollywood Diversity: All Talk, Little Change, Says Report
    09 Sep 2016 - Diversity may be the mantra at well-meaning movie production workshops, studio execs’ away days and awards ceremonies but inequality in Hollywood is as bad as ever, a new report suggests. The study, by the University of Southern California, examined the 100 top films in each year from 2007 to 2015 — apart from 2011 — analyzing more than 35,000 characters for gender, ethnicity,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Exercise May Offset Health Risks Of Drinking: Study
    09 Sep 2016 - Heavy drinkers who exercise are less likely to die from alcohol-related diseases than those who don’t, a study suggested Thursday, although its authors were cautious about the implications of their data. Researchers used British population data between 1994 and 2006, comparing health outcomes with self-reported alcohol intake and exercise levels of more than 36,000 people. Alcohol use...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Restaurant Review: Curry Flavors At Nairobi's Concord Hotel & Suites
    09 Sep 2016 - A meal at the flagship Indian restaurant at Nairobi’s newest hotel, The Concord, is an education. Curry Flavors offers a window into something else. Despite its location close to Diamond Plaza in the busy Nairobi neighbourhood of Parklands, a popular shopping mall with a food court known to house cheap and cheerful Indian offerings, this new restaurant still inspires us into the way of the exotic...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Usher Calls On Fans To Keep His Walk Of Fame Star Shiny
    08 Sep 2016 - R&B singer Usher accepted the 2,588th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, imploring fans during a tongue-in-cheek speech to keep vigil over it and ensure it stays clean. The star was unveiled in front of a number of musical and film luminaries, including pop and soul icon Stevie Wonder, Black Eyed Peas front man will.i.am. and movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. “It is because of you guys...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New York Fashion Week Kicks Off In Flux
    08 Sep 2016 - New York officially kicks off the global spring/summer 2017 fashion merry-go-round Thursday, but one thing’s clear: fashion week is over as we know it. The biannual event is a calendar staple in a city home to a $98 billion fashion industry, headquarters to 900 fashion companies and which generates huge turnover even if Paris and Milan lay claim to more avant-garde couture. More than 200,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #gadgets: Apple Eliminates Headphone Jacks In New Waterproof Iphones
    08 Sep 2016 - Apple is out to make a splash with new waterproof iPhones and a smartphone game starring Nintendo’s beloved “Mario”, but it has raised eyebrows by eliminating headphone jacks in a push for wireless. The iPhone 7 and larger iPhone 7 Plus, with sophisticated camera technology, improved water resistance and other features, were shown off to applause on Wednesday at an Apple event...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #transformyourlife: Salt – What You Need To Know
    08 Sep 2016 - By now you’ve probably heard that to be as healthy as possible, you should avoid having too much salt in your diet. And, this much is true. Salt overload is one of the leading causes of high blood pressure and could potentially set you up to experience an increased risk of heart disease and/or stroke. This said, not all salt is created equally. Let’s go over the different types of salt that are...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Ways To Enjoy Culture Through Self Immersion
    08 Sep 2016 - (By Lilian Gaitho) Culture, unlike other aspects of travel is not purely a spot, sight and site activity; rather it’s magic can only be experienced by allowing oneself to be part of the process. This goes beyond the usual five must visit places to allowing yourself time to be part of the occurrence, the lifestyle and therefore the history. You certainly cannot experience the people by visiting...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Global Burger Chain Hardee's Arrives In Kenya
    08 Sep 2016 - Home to the slogan “Eat Like You Mean It” and known for it’s raunchy advertisements, the first Hardee’s restaurant opened in Nairobi, Kenya, on Wednesday. The global burger chain chose Terminal 1A at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi as their flagship location in Kenya and will be operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Founded in North Carolina in 1960 by Wilber...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Katy Perry Amazed By Her Twitter Title
    08 Sep 2016 - Katy Perry admits she finds it a bit “weird” that she has the most Twitter followers. The ‘Dark Horse’ hitmaker – who has 92.5 million followers on the micro blogging site – has revealed she writes all her own tweets, which she says is easy for people to tell because she has “horrible grammar” or makes typos. She said: “You get dopamine every...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Portman Plays Jackie Kennedy, Her ‘Most Dangerous’ Role
    08 Sep 2016 - Natalie Portman said Wednesday that portraying a grief-stricken Jacqueline Kennedy was her “most dangerous” film role, as the piercing bio-drama “Jackie” entered the race for the Venice film festival’s prestigious Golden Lion. Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain’s first English-language feature is an intimate look at the woman who shaped her famous husband’s...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Native People's Rights Violated In Name Of ‘Conservation’: Un
    08 Sep 2016 - Some of the world’s leading conservation groups are violating the rights of indigenous people by backing projects that oust them from their ancestral homes in the name of environmental preservation, a top UN expert said this week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents killings, evictions and lands being used for resource extraction without native...
  • Capital Lifestyle: US Judge Sets Cosby Sex Assault Trial For June 5
    08 Sep 2016 - Disgraced US megastar Bill Cosby will go on trial June 5, 2017 accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his Philadelphia home more than a decade ago, a judge said Tuesday. The pioneering black comedian, who faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted, had returned to court in Pennsylvania as part of multiple attempts to avoid standing trial for the alleged 2004 assault. But Judge Steven O’...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Pizza Hut Accused Over Expired Ingredients
    07 Sep 2016 - US chain Pizza Hut’s Indonesian operation on Tuesday insisted its restaurants were safe after it was accused of using ingredients up to six months past their expiry date. The allegations about Pizza Hut and Pizza Hut Delivery in the country, which are run by local company Sarimelati Kencana, were made in a joint investigation by a magazine and the BBC’s Indonesia service. The...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Web TV Aims To Boost Youth Interest In African Farming
    07 Sep 2016 - With the logo of his internet TV station on his black T-shirt, Inoussa Maiga energetically plucks corn stalks in northern Burkina Faso for a programme on farming in Africa. Maiga, 30, launched Agribusiness TV in May in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou, determined to change poor opinions about agricultural work held by African youth and to help develop the continent. “All those who went to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #findoftheweek: The All-Natural Skin Nourishing Toner From Africology!
    07 Sep 2016 - You know you’re in for a treat when a beauty product has the words: 100% Natural Essential Oils spread out in bold on it. Grapefruit seed, lavender, rooibos, sugarcane, lemon peel extract, African potato and aloe vera are just some of the ingredients that make up this week’s major find. And as if that wasn’t exciting enough, wait till you hear how it helps firm up and brighten your skin! Jackpot...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The 12 Don’Ts Of Relationships
    07 Sep 2016 - 1. Don’t wait until your marriage is at the verge of collapsing for you to desperately put effort to save your marriage; put effort in your marriage every day, even when things are good. 2. Don’t wait until the public starts celebrating your spouse for you to start being proud of your spouse. Believe in your spouse even when others don’t/ before even others do. 3. Don’t...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge Receives Standing Ovation At Venice Film Festival
    07 Sep 2016 - ‘Hacksaw Ridge’, the Mel Gibson-directed biographical war film, received a ten-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival. The Mel Gibson-directed ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ received a ten-minute standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival. The new biographical war film – which stars Andrew Garfield and Vince Vaughn – debuted at the world-famous festival in...

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