Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: 8 Steps To Getting Your South Africa Travel Visa
    25 Aug 2016 - Joining the Capital Lifestyle team in South Africa for the Joy of Jazz Festival from September 15 to 18, 2016? If you require a South Africa travel Visa, here are 8 easy steps that you should follow:   Step 1 : Applicants are required to submit their applications personally at the VFS South Africa Visa Application center in Nairobi Step 2 : Make 1 clear photocopy of the biodata page of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Liam Gallagher Launches Clothing Line In Honour Of Jimi Hendrix
    25 Aug 2016 - Liam Gallagher has launched an Autumn Winter collection for his label Pretty Green in honour of the late rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix. The 43-year-old singer songwriter, who owns his own menswear fashion and lifestyle brand Pretty Green, has teamed up with Jimi Hendrix’s sister Janie on a new Autumn/Winter 2016 collection to celebrate 50 years since the late American musician shot to fame in...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 10 Things A Spouse /partner Should Be
    25 Aug 2016 - 1. “Your diary” Your spouse should be the custodian of your secrets, thoughts and personal stories. The person you narrate to how your day has been. 2. ” Your sex symbol” Your spouse should be your kind of sexy. The kind who turns you on easily, knows exactly what to say and do to arouse you. The one who heats you up that you have no time to desire others. 3. “Your...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Muslim Women Say Burkini Debate ‘Absurd’
    25 Aug 2016 - Before Wendy bought her first burkini this summer, the 22-year-old French Muslim convert would dress up in leggings, a tennis skirt and a T-shirt to enjoy days at the beach. “I usually wear a normal headscarf, I don’t hide my face. I don’t see why I should wear a bikini when I am on holiday, it makes no sense,” she told AFP in a telephone interview. The law student from...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #viral: ‘World's Largest’ Pearl Emerges In Philippines
    25 Aug 2016 - A poor Philippine fisherman found what is thought to be the world’s largest pearl, but hid it under his bed for a decade without knowing its worth, local authorities said. The man found the 34-kilogramme (75-pound) pearl inside a giant clam that was snagged by his anchor as he waited out a storm at sea, according to local tourism department chief Cynthia Amurao, who is also his aunt. Not...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #carnews: Speedy New Tesla Boasts Range Topping 300 Miles
    25 Aug 2016 - Tesla unveiled speedy new model electric cars capable of traveling more than 300 miles (482 kilometers) before needing to be recharged. A Model S P100D with “Ludicrous mode” was billed by Tesla founder Elon Musk as the third fastest accelerating production car ever made, capable of going from zero to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds. That is slower only than the LaFerrari and the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Taraji P. Henson To Launch Makeup Collection With M.a.c Cosmetics
    25 Aug 2016 - You may recognise her as the feisty, larger-than-life, boss-lady named Cookie from the American drama series, Empire, but Taraji P. Henson is now making major moves in the beauty world too. The award winning actress just announced that she’s collaborating with M.A.C Cosmetics to launch a beauty collection on September 6th! The #MACTaraji collection will feature six pieces including black...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Maridadi.co Picks: The Tisek Stack
    25 Aug 2016 - Beads, aluminium, brass, bone and to a degree semi-precious stones are the materials most associated with African jewellery. And the Kenyan brand ZikoAfrika have designed some incredible pieces using these materials—their black bone collar necklace with a brass chain was one of the first designs featured on Maridadi.co. But their use of Perspex (a type of acrylic glass) has become a signature of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Kfc Launch ‘Extra Cripsy’ Chicken-Scented Sunscreen
    25 Aug 2016 - KFC have launched their own brand of sunscreen. The fast food giant have came up with a “crazy idea” that saw them create a sun protection for avid fans, which smells like “extra crispy” chicken and will leave their customers smelling like one of their famous family bargain buckets. The retailers have made 3000 bottles of the product called KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen which...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #bordeauxwinetour: Exploring World's First Wine Museum-Theme Park
    24 Aug 2016 - It was in June that Capital Lifestyle shared about the grand opening of La Cité du Vin or “The City of Wine” – a museum-theme park dedicated to wine – in the beautiful Bordeaux, France. In an exciting new venture, Capital Lifestyle together with Maniago Travel will be offering an exclusive trip to this evocation of the soul of wine, and discover the main Bordeaux Appellations: Medoc,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Idris Elba Training To Become A Professional Kickboxer
    24 Aug 2016 - Idris Elba is training to become a professional kickboxer and will chronicle his journey in new docu-series ‘Idris Elba: Fighter’. He said: “It has been a lifelong ambition of mine to fight professionally. Entering the ring to further test myself as a human being is a challenge I have been looking to take on for quite some time.” Idris has been training in Britain, Cuba,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Brothels Made Up Of Sex Robots Could Become A Reality
    24 Aug 2016 - Rapidly improving technology means that brothels made up of sex robots could start being produced. Law professor John Danaher has done research into human enhancement and artificial intelligence and believes robots could be a good substitute for humans, as it would lower the risk of sexually transmitted diseases. He told the Daily Star newspaper: “The cyborgs can cater for desire for sexual...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rapper Dmx Has Become A Dad For The 15Th Time
    24 Aug 2016 - DMX has become a father for the 15th time. The 45-year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, and partner Desiree Lindstrom welcomed son Exodus Simmons in New York on Friday (19.08.16), with the tot weighing in at 6lbs 10oz. DMX told TMZ he’s overjoyed and called the baby – which is Desiree’s first – a “blessing”. His long-term girlfriend went into labour...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ghana's Contemporary Art Hits The Streets
    24 Aug 2016 - A satirical cartoon depicting a celebrity in Ghana schooling a British diplomat on how to speak pidgin English won laughter and praise from the crowd at a street festival in Accra. The cartoon lampoons British High Commissioner to Ghana Jon Benjamin who back in April sent a tweet criticising television star Nana Anamoah’s grammar, sparking a heated debate on the West African country’s...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Burkini Sales Soar In Wake Of French Beach Ban, Designer Says
    24 Aug 2016 - A controversial French ban on wearing the burkini has boosted sales of the swimsuit – particularly among non-Muslim women, says the Australian designer credited with creating the full-body swimwear. The burkini has sparked huge controversy in France, with bans introduced in 15 southeastern towns by local governments citing “security” concerns following a series of deadly jihadist...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Jennifer Lawrence Tops List Of Best Paid Actresses
    24 Aug 2016 - Oscar-winning Jennifer Lawrence was named the world’s highest-paid actress for the second year running on Tuesday, with estimated pre-tax earnings of $46 million. The 26-year-old American raked in the lion’s share from a profit share in the final “Hunger Games” movie, which grossed $650 million, Forbes magazine said. An upfront fee for the forthcoming space thriller...
  • Capital Lifestyle: France Sued Over Control Of Titanic Artifacts
    24 Aug 2016 - The bankrupt US company that controls thousands of artifacts salvaged from the ill-starred Titanic has sued the French government to be allowed to sell some of them. Premier Exhibitions filed the suit in a Florida federal bankruptcy court to press the French government to clarify it has no interest in the artifacts that would prevent their sale. The suit, made last Wednesday in Jacksonville, came...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #carnews : Volkswagen Reaches Deal With Suppliers To Resume Production
    23 Aug 2016 - German car giant Volkswagen said on Tuesday it has reached a deal with suppliers to begin deliveries again after a stoppage that forced the group to halt production at several plants. “The affected sites are preparing step-by-step to resume production,” the statement read. VW and suppliers Cartrim and ES Guss — which make seat covers and cast gearbox parts — had returned...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Tips To Flourishing Relationships
    23 Aug 2016 - by Carmen Harra Ladies, spring is just around the corner … And as the weather grows warmer and the days grow longer, so do our relationships begin to bloom for the social seasons ahead. Spring and summer are the quintessence of backyard braais, outdoor festivities, and beach bum days, which means a lot more mingling and mixing is done during these months. But, increased exposure to others...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #10Questions: Lions’ Den Judge Olive Gachara
    23 Aug 2016 - Intelligent and elegant, Olive Gachara – a Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Certified Image Consultant, Fashion Stylist, Fashion Show Producer, Model Agent, Speaker, Mentor and now a judge on the upcoming television reality show Lions’ Den – always walks with an effortless presence. Produced by KCB Bank Kenya, NTV and Quite Bright Films Kenya (QBF), Lions’ Den is Kenya’s...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #tech: Deal Puts Microsoft Apps On Lenovo Smartphones
    23 Aug 2016 - Microsoft apps such as Office and Skype will be installed on Lenovo mobile devices powered by Android software under the terms of a collaboration announced late Monday. The US technology giant and the Chinese computer titan said they were “deepening their strategic relationship” with a move that could add to the ranks of people using Microsoft programs as services hosted in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rihanna's New Fenty X Puma Fashion Range To Be Released In 2 Weeks
    23 Aug 2016 - Rihanna has announced her new Fenty x Puma fashion range will be released in two weeks and will hit stores on September 6. The ‘Work’ hitmaker – who was announced as the creative director of the sportswear giant in December 2014 – has revealed she will release her forthcoming collection for the sportswear giant in stores on September 6. The brunette beauty announced the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Lindsay Lohan Wants To Meet Putin, Russian TV Host Says
    23 Aug 2016 - Troubled US star Lindsay Lohan has demanded a meeting with President Vladimir Putin in return for appearing on a Russian chat show, its host said, confirming US media reports. Andrei Malakhov, who hosts the top-rating “Pust Govoryat” or “Let Them Talk” show, told LifeNews Russian website late Sunday that Lohan “really does have a desire to meet the Russian president...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Counterfeit Pills ‘May Have Killed Prince’
    23 Aug 2016 - Investigators looking into pop legend Prince’s death believe that counterfeit pills may have killed him, a report said Monday. The Star Tribune, the daily newspaper in Prince’s hometown of Minneapolis, said that authorities turned to the theory after seizing pills from Prince’s Paisley Park estate. The confiscated pills were marked as hydrocodone, a commonly prescribed drug for...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #transformyourlife: What Is Cancer? What Causes It?
    22 Aug 2016 - One of the most life threatening conditions out there today and one that everyone without a doubt wants to avoid is cancer. While most people realize the severity of suffering from cancer, not everyone really understands why cancer occurs. What causes it? And more importantly, what can you do to prevent and/or overcome it? Let’s go over some facts that you need to know. What Is Cancer? To answer...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Map Locates Men With The Largest Penis
    22 Aug 2016 - A new map has been drawn up to combine the average penis size across the world. Forget using a map of the world to pick your next holiday destination, how about using it to find the country that has the men with the largest erect penis’? Target Map, a new colour-coded interactive graphic gives you just that. Users can highlight the different sizes of men’s genitals depending on where...
  • Capital Lifestyle: What You Should Know About South Africa's Visa Regulations For Minors
    22 Aug 2016 - Traveling to South Africa soon? Perhaps you’re going to the Joy of Jazz, South Africa’s oldest jazz festival from September 15-18, 2016. If you’re traveling with children, are you aware that South Africa ammended their visa regulations for minors in 2015? Here’s what you should know about South Africa’s visa regulations for minors: The regulations – which require all adults...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Nespresso Inventor Says Wife, Rome Cafe Inspired The ‘Pod’
    22 Aug 2016 - Had Eric Favre not married an Italian woman, it’s possible none of us would be drinking Nespresso. The man who conceived of single-portion coffee capsules four decades ago told AFP he was always destined to be an inventor, but some teasing by his wife Anna-Maria steered him towards the idea that revolutionised home coffee consumption. A trained rocket engineer, Favre said he joined Nestle...
  • Capital Lifestyle: How Companies Are Cashing In On Pokemon Go
    22 Aug 2016 - Pokemon Go has sent millions of people onto the streets in a worldwide hunt for virtual monsters — and from neighbourhood restaurants to multi-national corporations, businesses smell a profit. “It’s going really well — this is the fourth time we’ve had to restock our Pokemon cuddly toys in two weeks,” said salesman Corentin Flamand, surveying a row of mini...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 7 Misconceptions About Men
    22 Aug 2016 - 1. “Men think of sex all the time” No human mind can think of sex all the time, it will get bored and empty. God has given us a lot to think of and stimulate our mind. Yes, it is easy for a man to be sexually aroused but men have other things on their mind. 2. “Men don’t cry” It is difficult to see a man’s tears. But even if tears are not seen, a man can cry on...

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