Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: Lebanon's National Museum Reveals Long-Hidden Treasures
    01 Nov 2016 - Beirut’s National Museum has opened its basement of ancient treasures for the first time in four decades to show the public its stunning array of funerary art, including the world’s largest collection of anthropoid sarcophogi. The new exhibition’s 520 pieces range from the Paleolithic period to the Ottoman Empire. They include Phoenician stelae and rare medieval Christian...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #tech: Tablet Market Shrinks As Demand Grows For Hybrids
    01 Nov 2016 - The tablet market shrank in the recently-ended quarter, as shipments of bargain-priced computers with detachable screens hit a record high, according to market analysis firm International Data Corporation. Tablet makers shipped 43 million units in the quarter, down 14.7 percent from the number shipped in the same period a year earlier, according to an IDC global quarterly report. Meanwhile,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Clinton Embraces Trump In Grisly Japan Halloween
    31 Oct 2016 - Tokyo nursed a giant pumpkin-sized hangover on Monday after a weekend of Halloween revelry which saw blood-spattered ghouls, fluffy animals and fake presidential candidates cut loose. For the normally reserved Japanese, the macabre celebration of the dead is an excuse to slip on a wacky costume and let their hair down at boozy parties decorated with tombstones, skeletons and spiders. “We...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Queen Elizabeth Unveils Queen Mother Statue
    31 Oct 2016 -   Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth unveiled a statue of the Queen Mother in Poundbury, Dorset, south west England. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles have unveiled a statue of the Queen Mother. The mum and son pair travelled to Poundbury, Dorset, south west England to unveil the magnificent artwork in the aptly-named Queen Mother Square. Charles told the cheering crowd: “So it is...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Morocco Is Africa's Best Spa Destination 2016
    31 Oct 2016 - Morocco was named Africa’s Best Spa Destination at the 2nd annual World Spa Awards took place at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, Italy recently. Besting other destinations such as Kenya, Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania; Morocco has long been known to be a luxurious retreat that also has great cultural tourism products. Morocco is at the meeting point of Africa and Europe,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tunisia Looks To Branch Out Into Wine Tourism
    31 Oct 2016 - Although Tunisia’s tourism industry seems to be going through an unending chill, Mohamed Ben Sheikh is convinced there are good days ahead thanks to the nation’s vineyards. Standing on a hillside on his land, he says, “Our country is rich in local produce.” Among these assets, the ancient culture of winemaking is undergoing something of a revival in this overwhelmingly...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bob Dylan Says Winning Nobel Prize Left Him ‘Speechless’
    31 Oct 2016 - Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win that he said left him “speechless”. Asked “if I accept the prize? Of course”, the US singer-songwriter said in a call to the academy this week, around a fortnight after he was named laureate on October 13. “The news about the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Your 9 Best Decisions
    31 Oct 2016 - by Carmen Harra While most decisions should be supervised by our rational mind, there also exist those that we should seldom hesitate to take … Decisions are the building blocks of life Each day we must make choices on matters small and large: where to go for dinner and who to marry; what toothpaste to buy and what career to pursue. Clearly, some decisions are more critical in shaping our...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World Pasta Congress: 5 Reasons To Love Pasta
    31 Oct 2016 - Following a successful World Pasta Day & Congress held in Milan in 2015, this year, Moscow, Russia played host on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Organized by the International Pasta Organization, World Pasta Day & Congress 2016 was moderated by Sergey Malozemov, author and TV presenter, invited speakers discussed the high nutritional value of pasta, its accessibility and adaptability to all...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #10Questions: Patricia Kihoro Of Life In The Single Lane
    31 Oct 2016 - Thursday, November 3rd, marks a special day for the actress, singer, radio presenter, improv comedian and blogger Patricia Kihoro. After what the hilarious multi-talented actress calls “an insanely brief hiatus of only two and a half years,” Kihoro is bringing back her show, Life In The Single Lane, on Thursday at The Alchemist in Nairobi, Kenya. “Folks who’ve watched it...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tips On Moving One Step Closer To Your Dreams | Our2Cents
    21 Oct 2016 - GUESS WHAT?! 102 Episodes later and Our2Cents is proud to announce that we’ve got a brand new channel dedicated to sharing beauty, travel, food, fashion and general life tips with you all! Starting this week, we’ll be sharing two brand new videos with you on our new YouTube channel so make sure to subscribe to keep up to date. Today, we share some of the tips that have helped us move...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Star Scarlett Johansson To Run Paris Popcorn Shop
    21 Oct 2016 - It isn’t — until you think about it — an obvious career move for a movie star. Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson is opening a popcorn shop. Not just any old popcorn joint but a gourmet one in Paris, the gastronomic capital of the world, where she spends much of her time. And the 31-year-old singer and model is even going to serve customers with her own fair hand. The star of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Forget Paris, Focus On Tokyo, Japan Fashion Told
    21 Oct 2016 - Tokyo may be the style capital of Asia, but with South Korea and China snapping at its heels and Japan’s most iconic brands rooted in Europe, the city is being urged to haul its fashion week into the big leagues. Tokyo Fashion Week kicked off its spring/summer 2017 season showcase on Monday with six days of events intended to promote 50 brands, a mixture of the established and the new. Yet...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Madagascar Lemurs Find Refuge In Private Sanctuary
    21 Oct 2016 - Threatened by habitat loss and hunting, Madagascar’s lemurs, a critically endangered species, are finding refuge in a private sanctuary on this vast Indian Ocean island. At Nahampoana game reserve, one of the wide-eyed creatures — the island’s signature primate — appears between long bamboo stems, while a little further down three others play in the trees on a riverbank....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Comedian Trevor Noah Cancels Mtv Mamas Hosting Gig
    21 Oct 2016 - Celebrated South African comedian Trevor Noah has pulled-out of his highly anticipated hosting gig at the 6th edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) to be held in Johannesburg this coming Saturday, the 22nd of October. In a message posted on Noah’s Twitter, the comedian explains that he has been battling a “severe upper respiratory and ear infection” and will be unable...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Now Lets You Buy Food, Movie Tickets On Site
    20 Oct 2016 - Facebook will now allow Americans to order a meal, buy movie tickets or make an appointment at the hairdresser without having to leave the social networking site. The US company announced Wednesday the addition of new tools on the site to allow users to link directly with businesses. For example, a pizza can be delivered with a simple click of the “order” button on the restaurant...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Maridadi.co Picks: The I Am I Faceted Ring
    20 Oct 2016 - It is always a thrill to see new designs from I AM I because of the brand’s constant evolution as designer Ami Doshi Shah experiments with materials and technique. This ring forms part of I AM I’s Ebony Collection where the designer worked with “deep, luscious tones of Ebony wood as though it was a precious stone”. In her studio in the Westlands area of Nairobi, Ami hand-faceted the ‘stone’ and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Prestigious Champagne Brand And Eatout Launch Big Brunch Weekend
    20 Oct 2016 - G.H. MUMM and EatOut announced its upcoming collaboration, The Big Brunch Weekend, on Wednesday. Pernod Ricard’s prestigious champagne brand will elevate the brunch experience over the weekend of 29-30 of October, 2016 at over 20 restaurants across Nairobi. In the spirit of the G.H. MUMM motto “Dare. Win. Celebrate”, the champagne house along with EatOut invites brunch and champagne lovers to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ciara Is The New Revlon Global Brand Ambassador
    19 Oct 2016 -   Ciara’s “life long dream” came true when she was announced as the new global brand ambassador for Revlon. The 30-year-old singer songwriter has confirmed she is the new face of the longstanding beauty brand, a title which has previously been held by Halle Berry, and the star has admitted she is “so excited” to be the leading figurehead for the company. The...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Star Wars Leads Nominations At Bafta Kids Awards
    19 Oct 2016 - ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Horrible Histories Special: Sensational Shakespeare’ leads the nominations for the 2016 BAFTA Kids Awards. ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Horrible Histories Special: Sensational Shakespeare’ lead the nominations at this year’s BAFTAs Kids Awards with three nods each. The blockbuster sci-fi franchise is up for Feature Film for ‘Star...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Registration For Miss World Kenya 2017 To Close On 23Rd October 2016
    19 Oct 2016 - The Miss World Kenya franchise has urged interested participants to register for the Mr and Miss World 2017 pageant ahead of the Sunday 23rd October 2016 deadline. For the first time in the competition’s history, participants are invited to register online on the Miss World Kenya website for the prestigious Mr and Miss World Kenya crowns. The winners would not only showcase their personal talents...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kwesé Brings Trace Mziki, Trace Africa And Trace Gospel
    19 Oct 2016 - Econet Media, who is driving the development of Kwesé – a fresh new television brand – has added three TRACE channels to its already impressive premium entertainment offering. The deal with the well renowned music television network includes broadcast rights for TRACE Africa, TRACE Mziki and TRACE Gospel. These will be standalone channels joining the comprehensive list of Kwesé...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Family Time: Thanksgiving 10Km Charity Walk In Nairobi
    19 Oct 2016 - Mark your calendars and join the Rotary Club of Karen and The Hub Karen for a Thanksgiving Walk on Saturday November 26, 2016 from 6am. To participate, buy a t-shirt for Kshs.1000 and wear it on the day! Buy the t-shirt on Safaricom Mpesa 795965; on www.ticketsasa.com or at The Hub, Karen every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All proceeds go to water, education, health and education projects within...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Hotdogs Set For Name Change In Muslim Malaysia
    19 Oct 2016 - Food outlets in Muslim-majority Malaysia must rename hotdogs or risk being refused halal certification, a government religious authority said Tuesday. The ruling, which also includes other food items whose name includes the word “dog”, has garnered much ridicule on social media. It follows complaints by Muslim tourists from overseas, said Sirajuddin Suhaimee, director of the halal...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Sauti Sol, Wizkid, C4 Pedro, DJ Maphorisa To Perform At Mamas
    19 Oct 2016 - Other than landing two nominations in the 6th edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs), Kenyan AfroPop supergroup Sauti Sol will also be performing during the event to be held in Johannesburg this coming Saturday, the 22nd of October. The definitive annual celebration of African and international talent and achievement, MAMAs, recognises and rewards musicians and achievers who have made the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Possible Miscarriage Gene Found: Study
    19 Oct 2016 - Scientists said Wednesday they had linked mutations in a specific gene with an increased risk of recurrent miscarriages, offering hopes of better diagnosis and treatment for affected women. The gene, dubbed FOXD1, was first pinpointed in lab mice, a team of international researchers wrote in the Royal Society Journal Open Biology. They then investigated whether 556 women affected by “...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Leonardo Dicaprio Cooperating In 1Mdb Probe
    19 Oct 2016 - Leonardo DiCaprio is aiding the investigation into a Malaysian embezzlement scam that involved his hit film about financial market fraud, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” according to his spokesperson Tuesday. The Hollywood star contacted the US Justice Department in July just after it filed a lawsuit to seize more than $1 billion in allegedly ill-gotten assets tied to Malaysian state...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Scientists Grow Mouse Eggs From Stem Cells In Lab
    18 Oct 2016 - Japanese scientists said Monday they had grown mouse eggs entirely in the lab, then fertilised them to yield fertile offspring, a scientific first cautiously hailed by experts in human reproduction. The technique — which involved coaxing stem cells into becoming mature eggs — was still much too risky and controversial to be reproduced in humans, commentators said. “This is the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Dating Dos And Don’Ts To Live By
    18 Oct 2016 - by Carly Spindel Here are a few dating rules to live by, from a matchmaker, so that you don’t make the common dating mistakes … Dating rules to live by When you’re dating, you have to put yourself out there until you find Mr. Right. Sometimes it takes a while, but in the end it’s worth it. Here are the dating rules to live by, from a matchmaker, so that you don’t make the common dating...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Nobel Panel Gives Up Knockin’ On Dylan's Door
    18 Oct 2016 - The Swedish Academy says it has given up trying to reach Bob Dylan, days after it awarded him the Nobel Prize for Literature. “Right now we are doing nothing. I have called and sent emails to his closest collaborator and received very friendly replies. For now, that is certainly enough,” the academy’s permanent secretary, Sara Danius, told state radio SR on Monday. So far the...

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