Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Traveling With Your Boss? 7 Etiquette Tips To Ensure You Still Keep Your Job!
    05 Sep 2016 - (By Lilian Gaitho) The year is 2012, and Mark Zuckerberg is yet to consider re-incarnating Jarvis of Iron Man and recreating him into his IA. You are scheduled to PA him across the globe on state visits and symposiums. You know the Facebook Man is about to visit Kenya, and while there, will be dining and lunching with the locals. The main scene is Mama Oliech’s tilapia palace, after a few meet...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Beyond The Baguette: France's Food Legacy In Vietnam
    05 Sep 2016 - It has been more than six decades since the end of French colonial rule in Vietnam, but when President Francois Hollande arrives this week he’ll struggle to avoid a quintessential legacy of his country’s rule: the baguette. Smeared with pate and loaded with fresh coriander and cucumber, or just enjoyed with a pat of fresh butter, “banh mi” are a delicious symbol of Vietnam...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #rip: Jerry Heller, N.w.a. Manager Turned Nemesis, Dead At 75
    05 Sep 2016 - Jerry Heller, the manager of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. who brought mainstream audiences to the controversial group before a still-bitter falling-out, has died, his record label said Saturday. He was 75. Heller, who was active in public in recent months and last year filed a lawsuit over the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton,” died Friday of undisclosed causes, a representative...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #listen: Rising Durban-Based Accapella Group Thee Legacy's Debut
    05 Sep 2016 - Having recently completed their self-titled debut album, Thee Legacy’s debut Sthandwa Sami which crowned them the Inaugural Winners of The Sing Off South Africa 2015, has been making waves. Specializing in the genre “Isicathamiya,” Indigenous Accappella, the group of five – Khanyisani Mazibuko, Philani Duma, Emile Ngcobo, Simphiwe Sikhakhane, Jabulani Mthembu – aims...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: World's Largest Gorillas ‘One Step From Going Extinct’
    05 Sep 2016 - The world’s largest gorillas have been pushed to the brink of extinction by a surge of illegal hunting in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and are now critically endangered, officials said Sunday. With just 5,000 Eastern gorillas (Gorilla beringei) left on Earth, the majestic species now faces the risk of disappearing completely, officials said at the International Union for Conservation...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Our2Cents Ep. 96: Hong Kong Vs. Kenya Rugby Highlights!
    02 Sep 2016 - In this week’s Our2Cents’ episode, Sharon Mundia and Susan Wong decide to go watch their first rugby match together, under the floodlights. In the first of two test matches, Kenya “A” beat the Hong Kong 15s in Nairobi, Kenya, 28-14, on Tuesday, 23rd of August, 2016. The following Saturday was a skittish performance for Hong Kong, who lost to Kenya in the second test match...
  • Capital Lifestyle: ‘Purple Rain’ Co-Star Feels Like Prince ‘Widow’
    02 Sep 2016 - Prince’s “Purple Rain” co-star Apollonia Kotero has opened up about the pop legend’s death four months later, professing a love that endured for decades. The model and actress starred in the iconic 1984 film as a character by her own name, the competing love interest between fledgling musician Prince — “The Kid” — and headliner Morris Day. Unlike...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rihanna Gets Tattoo For Drake!
    02 Sep 2016 - Rihanna has had a tattoo tribute to Drake. The ‘Work’ singer – who hasn’t publicly confirmed her romance with the 29-year-old star – has had a camouflage shark etched on her ankle, and the design is said to be a permanent reminder of a date they went on earlier this month. Sources told TMZ Drake took Rihanna to an aquarium in Toronto last month, and bought her a toy...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Taraji P Henson, James Corden To Present At Emmys
    02 Sep 2016 -   Taraji P. Henson, James Corden and Liev Schreiber will present at the upcoming Emmy awards. The trio, who are all up for prizes at the ceremony, are among the first batch of names to be announced at helping hand out the statuettes, along with fellow nominees Aziz Ansari, Anthony Anderson and Larry David. And Kristen Bell, Priyanka Chopra, Randall Park, Andy Samberg and Michael Weatherly...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 2.6 Billion People In Zika Risk Areas In Africa, Asia: Study
    02 Sep 2016 - At least 2.6 billion people, over a third of the global population, live in parts of Africa, Asia and the Pacific where Zika could gain a new foothold, researchers warned Friday, with 1.2 billion at risk in India alone. These are people who reside in as-yet unaffected parts of the world with the right climate and abundant mosquitoes for the virus to settle, spread and propagate an epidemic like...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Ol Jogi Shortlisted For The Pure Awards 2016
    02 Sep 2016 - Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy is one of 5 projects nominated for the “Conservation and Sustainability” category for the PURE Awards 2016. PURE is a global community of heroes changing worlds by catalysing adventure, personal connections and a conscientious approach to the environment and local communities. When it came to Conservation and Sustainability, the PURE Awards panel was...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Plastic Clothing Material Could Keep People Cool
    02 Sep 2016 - American researchers have created a low-cost textile made of a plastic base that could cool the body when woven into clothing. The engineers suggested in the US journal Science that the textile could become a way to keep people living in hot climates cool without using air conditioning. “If you can cool the person rather than the building where they work or live, that will save energy,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Launch Pad Blast Destroys Spacex Rocket, Facebook Satellite
    02 Sep 2016 - An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad during a test in Florida, destroying a satellite that Facebook planned to use to beam high-speed internet to Africa. The blast at Cape Canaveral — though it caused no injuries — marks a setback for the California-based private space firm and its founder, internet entrepreneur Elon Musk, who wants to revolutionize the launch...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Oval TVs, Smart Kitchen Hoods: Top Trends At Ifa Tech Fair
    02 Sep 2016 - Berlin’s mega consumer electronics fair IFA opens its doors to the public Friday, offering a dizzying array of high-tech goods from home robots to surround sound systems to drones. Some tech giants are also seeking to define what they believe will be the next gizmos and digital must-haves to drive the industry. – The future of TV is… – Oval. Or any shape, says Sharp, which...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Messenger Adds Live Video Broadcasting
    02 Sep 2016 - Facebook Messenger on Thursday added the ability to stream live video, adding a feature enjoyed by fans of rival application Snapchat. Instant Video lets people broadcast real-time video in Messenger text exchanges, according to a Facebook blog post. “It’s perfect for sharing quick moments with friends who aren’t right by your side or making your conversations richer by seeing...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Chris Brown Releases Post-Arrest Song
    02 Sep 2016 - Troubled singer Chris Brown has released a song shortly after his arrest for allegedly threatening a woman — and the lyrics may obliquely take aim at her. Brown, who was released on $250,000 bail, late Wednesday put out for free a dance track entitled “What Would You Do?” Set to an infectious electronic beat, Brown addresses an unnamed person as he says that he “needs some...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: British Airways Resumes Flights To Iran After Nine-Year Break
    01 Sep 2016 - British Airways was on Thursday to become the first British airline in four years to fly directly to Iran following the lifting of some sanctions against Tehran. Flagship carrier BA is to operate six flights per week between London Heathrow and Tehran, with the first service set to depart London at around 9:00 pm (2000 GMT). BA first offered flights between London and Tehran in 1946 but ended its...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #bordeauxwinetour: Exploring Wine Regions Home To “The Big Five”
    01 Sep 2016 - In Africa, “The Big Five” commonly refers to the five most difficult animals in the continent to hunt on foot. Coined by big-game hunters, the animals are the elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and rhinoceros. But the phrase “The Big Five” in other parts of the world, refer to something completely different, such as the greatest wine estates in the world. Château Haut Brion, Château Lafite...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Relax! 6 Signs He Probably Won’T Cheat
    01 Sep 2016 - by Debbie Harrower It’s not true that all men cheat. There are definitely still good guys out there. Don’t let your trust issues drive a good man away … No guarantees When it comes to life and love, there are never any guarantees. Anything can happen at any moment and that’s what makes things both exciting and terrifying at the same time. I know it’s really difficult...
  • Capital Lifestyle: June Gachui Leaves Fans Wanting More At Debut Album Launch
    01 Sep 2016 - Photo Credit: Marc Mukunya June Gachui’s much anticipated album was finally released on Tuesday with a showcase at the Kenya National Theatre, in Nairobi. With a full house of 350 fans – among them fellow artistes, thespians, media and social personalities from across Nairobi – June opened the stage with an endearing performance of ‘Everything is Fine,’ which has received a lot of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Black Eyed Peas Get Kendall Jenner In Video
    01 Sep 2016 - The Black Eyed Peas have enlisted the help of Kendall Jenner for their remake of 2003 single “Where Is The Love?” The hip-hop group – including will.i.am, apl.de.ap and Taboo – will release a new version of the 2003 hit song, which was originally recorded with Justin Timberlake, with estranged bandmate Fergie and a star-studded line-up including the ‘Keeping Up With...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #beautybar: Multi-Masking Medleys And Why They Are Worth A Try
    01 Sep 2016 - I’m a sucker for a good mask. At least once a week I’ll treat myself to a good facial mask because not only does it revitalise your skin, it also makes for a good at-home spa, pamper session. Lucky are ye with normal skin but for someone who has a serious case of combination skin, I’ve often wondered how to cater to my different skin needs at the same time and if you’re in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Social Media Platform Links Hardcore Music Fans
    01 Sep 2016 - Passionate about a band but too shy to share it on Facebook? A new site is hoping to carve out a niche in the crowded social media world by reaching the inner geek of hardcore music fans. Called Fans and accessible at fans.com, the platform lets music lovers trade insights on shows, swap news stories and browse through a database that already has some five million past concerts. The site, the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Trace Naija And Trace Mziki Launch On DStv In September
    01 Sep 2016 - DStv is proud to announce the launch of two brand new music channels, TRACE Naija and TRACE Mziki, set to hit screens across East and West Africa, from today, Thursday 1 September. Viewers on the Premium, Compact + and Compact bouquets will be spoilt for choice with a wide selection of authentic African music and stars. Channel 325, will be home to TRACE Naija, and will serve as the premiere...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Frankenstein 2.0: Hollywood's Obsession With ‘Playing God’
    31 Aug 2016 - Ridley Scott’s son Luke steps out of his father’s shadow this week with his directorial debut “Morgan”, a modern take on the “mad scientist” trope that has preoccupied Hollywood for more than a century. Ever since inventor Thomas Edison’s company made the first Frankenstein motion picture in 1910, filmmakers have been telling cautionary tales about the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Share An Uberchopper With Eric Omondi, Huddah Monroe, Larry Madowo In Nairobi
    31 Aug 2016 - On Sunday, September 4, UberCHOPPER will be bringing scenery and sky-high style to you at the tap of a button. Endorsed by Magical Kenya, lucky winners will enjoy a 20 minute chopper ride celebrating either the beautiful Rift Valley from Nairobi or breathtaking coastline in Mombasa. The winners will be sharing an UberCHOPPER with Eric Omondi, Huddah Monroe or Larry Madowo in Nairobi; and in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 10 Things Men Want To Hear From Their Woman
    31 Aug 2016 -   1. “I love you” Yes, men like to act like they are not mushy, but silently, they love mushy stuff. Though saying “I love you” is beyond mushy. It’s something special said to a special man affirming his position. He may not say “I love you” as often, but if he loves you, he will love hearing you say it. 2. “What’s your dream?” Men...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Chris Brown Flouts Police On Instagram In Standoff
    31 Aug 2016 - Troubled singer Chris Brown on Tuesday took to Instagram to upbraid police outside his door in an hours-long standoff after a woman alleged he pointed a gun at her. Los Angeles police by early afternoon said that they had obtained a search warrant and had entered the singer’s palatial home. People who left the home were being searched by police but no one was immediately arrested, spokesman...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ed Sheeran Surprises Bride And Groom With A Wedding Performance
    31 Aug 2016 - Ed Sheeran gave an impromptu performance at the wedding of Snow Patrol’s Johnny McDaid’s sister. The 25-year-old ‘Thinking Out Loud’ hitmaker attended the wedding as he is a friend of the guitarist, and the pair took to the stage at Johnny’s younger sister Brid’s wedding to perform the Snow Patrol 2006 hit ‘Chasing Cars’. The bride and her groom,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Everything You Need To Know About The #joyofjazz Festival
    31 Aug 2016 - 35 performances. Four stages. Three days. It’s almost that time of the year where South Africa’s oldest jazz festival invites some of the most iconic artists from around the world to perform, celebrate and bop to some smooth jazz with fellow enthusiasts! This highly anticipated event will be taking place in the city of gold, Johannesburg, from the 15th to the 17th of September, 2016 (...

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