Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: France Launches Kardashian Robbery Probe
    12 Oct 2016 - French prosecutors have formally opened an investigation into the robbery in Paris of Kim Kardashian in which the US reality TV star lost millions in jewellery, a judicial source said Wednesday. The investigation is focusing on “armed theft in a gang, criminal conspiracy and kidnapping,” the source said. DNA traces that were found in the luxury apartment where Kardashian and her...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Trace Launches 2 New Channels On Zuku
    12 Oct 2016 - International urban media group TRACE is pleased to announce the official agreement with ZUKU to distribute TRACE Mziki and TRACE Gospel. TRACE Mziki is made in Swahili and English devoted to the very best music straight from the heart of East Africa. Four weeks post launch, TRACE Mziki proves to be a real must have channel, with the successful launch of the channel showing the appetite for...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Out Of Town Mashujaa Day Break Destinations
    12 Oct 2016 - (By Lilian Gaitho) Mashujaa Day, as the Swahili word connotes is a day set aside to celebrate Kenyan Heroes whose resilient fight and sacrifice led to the country’s independence from colonialists. The day, which was referred to as Kenyatta Day before the promulgation of the new constitution in August 2010 is celebrated with pomp and parade, in a state affair addressed by the president as well as...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 6 Foods That Are Better Not Reheated
    12 Oct 2016 - by Lyndy Mansfield Reheating certain foods can change the chemical component and render them seriously poisonous … Spinach Either toss the leftovers out or eat it cold. Spinach contains a high quantity of nitrates. They are a good supply of iron until you reheat them which makes them increasingly carcinogenic and toxic to your system. Potatoes Leaving cooked potatoes out at room...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Is He Your Future Husband Or A Waste Of Time?
    12 Oct 2016 -   You’re seeing this guy. And you can’t tell if he’s the one or just a waste of your time, aka an asshole. We’re here to help: 1. Your future husband brings out the best in you. An asshole brings out the crazy, stalker bitch in you. 2. Your future husband values commitment and partnership. An asshole is just trying to hang out. 3. Your future husband sees your success as his success. An...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Vintage Biplanes Prepare For Journey The Length Of Africa
    12 Oct 2016 - A dozen biplanes from the 1920s and 1930s will fly 8,000 miles from Crete to Cape Town next month in a vintage aviation rally that harks back to the early days of air travel. The pilots will fly along the Nile from Cairo to Khartoum, past the highlands of Ethiopia, down through East Africa past Mount Kilimanjaro, over Victoria Falls, and will end in South Africa. “The aircraft are going to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bmw Presents Its Self-Balancing Motorcycle Of The Future
    12 Oct 2016 - The motorcycle of the future is so safe riders can cruise without helmet — all of the thrills with none of the danger — according to BMW. The German automaker unveiled on Tuesday its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike has self-balancing wheels designed to stand upright...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Facials, Gourmet Chocolates And Manicures At My Stopover? Yes, Please!
    12 Oct 2016 - #Maldives, you're such a show off #Our2CentsInMaldives #ThisIsEssExplores #ClubMedSA #GoingPlacesTogether @qatarairways A photo posted by Sharon Mundia (@this_is_ess) on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:16am PDT If I had to list down some of the most incredible things I’ve been able to witness in this lifetime, the crystal blue waters of The Maldives would definitely be on that list. I actually...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bruno Mars To Present New Song At Mtv Europe Awards
    12 Oct 2016 - Bruno Mars will return to the global concert stage when he performs his fun-loving new song at the MTV European Music Awards, the network announced Tuesday. The funk-pop singer, who scored a string of hits before taking a hiatus, will sing his “24K Magic” at the EMAs, which will be broadcast live on November 6 from Rotterdam. The youth network said that Mars was the first in a series...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tax Sugary Drinks To Fight Obesity, Says Who
    12 Oct 2016 - The UN health agency on Tuesday urged countries to start taxing sugary drinks as they fight against an obesity epidemic, pointing to evidence that price hikes can dramatically reduce consumption. The World Health Organization’s recommendations on sweetened beverages came as the world seeks to bring down whopping obesity rates, with one in three adults overweight. “There is reasonable...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: Why Everyone Needs To Swim In An Ocean As Clear As Glass
    11 Oct 2016 - I fell in love with a suitor recently. The suitor was the pristine and clear waters of the Maldives – slowly at first and all at once at the same time. Who doesn’t love being in love; but being in love doesn’t just put a sparkle in your eye or a skip to your step – being in love can lower stress, boost immunity and even fight disease. Scientists have found that women in happy marriages have lower...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World's First-Ever Halal Retreat Targets Urban Muslim Travellers
    11 Oct 2016 - The world’s first-ever halal retreat has been launched combining spirituality with personal development for the fast-growing tourism segment targeting the urban global Muslim traveller. Targeting Muslim entrepreneurs, students and professionals who are looking to take time off to reassess their lives and learn practical life skills – whilst adhering to their faith-based requirements – the ...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Are Millennials Changing The Food Scene?
    11 Oct 2016 -   Millennials are currently the spotlight generation, which means that whatever’s trending, it cannot trend without the millennials. But, who are they? Is the mere fact that they are young adult people born in the early 80s enough to put them on top of today’s popularity lists? It seems so. They will soon comprise the largest percentage of the population with the buying power, so their...
  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Turn Off Galaxy Note 7S Immediately’, Samsung Tells Users As Sales Halted
    11 Oct 2016 - Samsung on Tuesday called a worldwide halt to the sale and exchange of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, citing continued safety concerns, and advised all customers to stop using the device immediately. The dramatic warning came in a written statement issued a little over a month after the world’s largest smartphone maker announced a global recall of 2.5 million Note 7s in 10 markets following...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Watch : Youtube Video Shows Note 7 ‘Flamer’ In Burger King
    11 Oct 2016 - A YouTube video showing an oven-gloved Burger King employee struggling with a burning Galaxy Note 7 has become a viral illustration of the crisis facing Samsung over its troubled smartphone. The video has been viewed nearly one million times since it was posted on the video-sharing site on Saturday, two days before Samsung announced a global halt to sales and exchanges of the Note 7. The world...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Lab-Grown Stem Cells Regenerate Monkey Hearts: Study
    11 Oct 2016 - In a step forward for organ regeneration, stem cells grown from a single monkey’s skin cells revitalised the damaged hearts of five sick macaques, scientists reported Monday. The experiment builds towards the goal of providing a vast and uncontroversial source of rejuvenating cells to transplant into heart attack victims, Japanese researchers wrote in the science journal Nature. This would...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Emirati Model Breaks Taboos To Follow Catwalk Dream
    11 Oct 2016 - In a flowing scarlet dress, Rafeea al-Hajsi fulfilled a dream by becoming the first Emirati model to strut the Arab Fashion Week catwalk after years battling social constraints. “It’s amazing to be on the catwalk… a lovely feeling,” she said. “I enjoy it with all my heart.” As she prepared to model two dresses by Lebanese designer Aiisha Ramadan on Sunday, the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Alicia Keys Applies Cucumber Pulp ‘All Over Her Face’ To Make Her Skin ‘Pop’
    11 Oct 2016 - Alicia Keys applies cucumber pulp “all over her face” to help bring her skin to life, according to her make-up artist Dotti. Alicia Keys applies cucumber pulp “all over her face”, according to her make-up artist Dotti. The ‘If I Ain’t Got You’ hitmaker’s long-term beauty adviser has revealed if there is time to prepare Alicia’s flawless skin...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Launches Intra-Office ‘Workplace’ Network
    11 Oct 2016 - Social network giant Facebook on Monday launched new global product Workplace, a platform that it hopes will replace intranet, mailbox and other internal communication tools used by businesses worldwide. It is intended to compete with similar office communication products including Microsoft’s Yammer, Salesforce’s Chatter and Slack. The Silicon Valley company developed the concept,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Mega-Festival Hears Rock History Via Mccartney
    10 Oct 2016 - The Desert Trip mega-festival of rock greats is meant to be historic and Paul McCartney on Saturday served as a willing instructor, presenting a musical journey from pre-Beatles fare to hip-hop collaboration. Tearing through a three-dozen song set that enraptured a 75,000-strong crowd in the California desert, McCartney welcomed to the stage fellow rock elder Neil Young — the day’s...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Saudi Designers Steal Show At Dubai Fashion Week
    10 Oct 2016 - From a mother and daughter duo hooked on denim to an art-inspired fashionista, female designers from ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia stole the limelight at Arab Fashion Week 2016 in Dubai. Models strutted the catwalk late Saturday in mini-dresses, cropped jackets, skin-tight jeans and flamboyantly embroidered transparent blouses. They were the work of Suzan Farhoud and her daughter Leen al-...
  • Capital Lifestyle: African Tourist Boards Build Presence At Wtm London
    10 Oct 2016 - Visitors to WTM London 2016 will have the opportunity to talk to all the major African tourist boards as the region continues to raise its profile at the leading global event for the travel industry. From established destinations such as Egypt and Morocco to emerging destinations such as Botswana and Senegal, Africa will have a presence at this year’s event to reinforce its potential to become...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How To Be Liked By The Most Important People In Your Boyfriend's Life
    10 Oct 2016 - by Carly Spindel Here are a few tips from a matchmaker on how to make sure everyone in your boyfriend’s life likes you as much as he does … How to make sure everyone in your boyfriend’s life likes you as much as he does So you’ve found the man you’ve been waiting for your whole life. He’s smart, successful, great looking, and in shape. Best of all, he asked you to be his...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #parenting101: Understanding Teenagers Psychology
    10 Oct 2016 - By Dr. David J Carey Funny aren’t they, our teenagers; moody, noisy, sloppy, crazy, opinionated, challenging and lovable loafers. Why do they do the things they do? Why do they act that way? What is “normal”adolescent behaviour?Unfortunately their immune brains can cause a lot of havoc such as violence, breaking laws and sometimes tragic consequences such as vandalism and arson. Most parents and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Blac Chyna's Mum Urges Her To Be A “Single Mom” Again
    10 Oct 2016 - Blac Chyna’s mother Tokyo Toni urged her to “be a single mom again” after partner Rob Kardashian disappeared following a row. The 28-year-old make-up artist – who has a three-year-old son, King Cairo, with ex-boyfriend Tyga – turned to her mum Tokyo Toni for support after her fiance Rob Kardashian disappeared and blocked her number following an explosive argument....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Launches Smartphone App For Event Seekers
    10 Oct 2016 - Facebook on Friday released a mobile app for finding local happenings to enjoy with friends. The Events app tailored for iPhones hit Apple’s online shop, with a version “coming soon” for smartphones powered by Google-backed Android software, Facebook product manager Aditya Koolwal said in on online post. Events is a stand-alone spin on a section at the leading online social...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Solange Earns First Number One With Surprise Album
    10 Oct 2016 - Solange, the funk singer who has long endured comparisons with superstar sister Beyonce, on Sunday earned her first number-one album with an innovative and introspective work she surprise-released. “A Seat at the Table,” in which Solange examines both the role of African American women and her own despair, debuted at number one on the US Billboard album chart for the week through...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Fashion Designer Celebrates Unisex At Dubai Show
    10 Oct 2016 - Canadian-Jordanian designer Rad Hourani creates avant-garde designs with a vision: To break all boundaries, starting with gender. His revolutionary unisex garments were showcased in the Middle East for the first time ever during a show late Friday at Arab Fashion Week in Dubai. In thick pieces of material tied up in different styles, male and female models walked down the runway wearing dark...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2Cents Ep. 101: Celebrating The Spirt Of The Machine At Concours D’Elegance
    07 Oct 2016 - This year’s CBA Africa Concours d’Elegance showcased a superb collection of classic and vintage cars bringing together spectators and enthusiasts from around the country. Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong got to explore the impressive selection of automobiles where this year’s theme of the event was Spirit of the Machine. Here’s a quick recap of what went down! The post...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Who Wants To Live Forever? Forget It, Study Says
    07 Oct 2016 - No one might ever challenge the 122-year record of the longest-living person in documented history, said a study Wednesday which claimed to have found a “ceiling” to maximum human lifespan. Sifting through demographic data from more than 40 countries around the world, New York-based researchers found that an end to the long-running rise in maximum lifespan “has already been...

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