Capital Lifestyle

  • 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...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Brazil's Biggest Dinosaur Found After Passing 60 Years In Cupboard
    07 Oct 2016 - Brazil just found its biggest ever dinosaur — in a storage cupboard. In its prime, more than 66 million years ago, this long necked herbivore was 25 meters (82 feet) long — longer than an articulated bus — and could chomp through trees at a terrifying rate. By the time the creature was found by renowned Brazilian paleontologist Llewellyn Ivor Price in 1953, only a few hefty,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Arab Fashion Week Flaunts ‘Ready Couture’ In Dubai
    07 Oct 2016 - Arab Fashion Week opened Thursday with hopes of establishing Dubai as a top destination for the “ready couture” genre and as a major fashion capital. It is the first time that a fashion week has been dedicated to the form, described by organisers as a blend of haute couture and ready-to-wear or pret-a-porter. “In Milan, we celebrate high-end ready-to-wear. In Paris, we celebrate...
  • Capital Lifestyle: John Legend Unveils New Single ‘Love Me Now’
    07 Oct 2016 - John Legend has unveiled his new single ‘Love Me Now’. The 37-year-old musician first teased the single earlier on Thursday (06.10.16) when he took to Instagram to share a snippet of love song in a video that saw him sing some of the lyrics. The caption on the video read: “My new single ‘Love Me Now’ is coming this Friday! Tune into my Facebook LIVE premiere of#...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #weirdnews: Norway's Prime Minister Caught On Pokemon Go In Parliament
    07 Oct 2016 - Norway’s prime minister Erna Solberg was caught playing Pokemon go in parliament. The head of the Norwegian government was left red-faced when she was captured checking the mobile gaming app when she should have been listening to discussions on the country’s policy. A newspaper photographed the moment Erna opened Pokemon Go when her fellow MP Trine Skei Grande was speaking but Trine...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Importance Of Sex In A Relationship
    07 Oct 2016 - by Carly Spindel Sex is the glue that’s needed in a relationship. It re-connects you and puts you in tune with your partner. Sex keeps your relationship alive … Sex: It’s a topic that men and women love talking about It’s something that everyone thinks about – even when they’re not sexually active. And, guess what, it’s very important in a relationship. In fact, it’s just as imperative as...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Move Over Netflix, Showmax Pioneers New Approach To Mobile Video In Kenya
    06 Oct 2016 - ShowMax, a subscription video on demand service, has today launched a two-tier service for watching TV shows and movies via the internet. This is a first-of-its-kind video concept that directly addresses the needs of Kenyan internet TV consumers. ShowMax Select, priced at KSh 330 per month is a mobile-first, data optimised product that offers reduced data consumption with savings of up to 75%,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New Ocean's Eight Movie To Star All Female Cast
    06 Oct 2016 - ‘Ocean’s Eight’ will be released on June 8, 2018. The all-female reboot of the movie franchise will star Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling and rapper Awkwafina and is set to start shooting in New York this month. The first ‘Ocean’s 11’ movie was made in 1960 and saw Frank Sinatra in the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: London Film Festival Opens With Spotlight On Diversity
    06 Oct 2016 - The London Film Festival opened its 60th edition Wednesday with a spotlight on ethnic minority actors and filmmakers, reflecting a debate over the lack of diversity currently raging in Hollywood. “We really wanted to shine a light on black stars,” festival director Clare Stewart told AFP as the event opened with a tale of inter-racial love in Botswana by British director Amma Asante...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Rock Legends Shatter Limits With Mega-Concert
    06 Oct 2016 - Since the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll, promoters have strived to create the ultimate festival, delivering the perfect lineup and atmosphere that will live on in fan lore. This weekend will mark what will likely become the highest-grossing music festival of all time as six acts who form rock’s canon — the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, The Who, Bob Dylan and Neil...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Emissions Of Key Greenhouse Far Higher Than Thought: Study
    06 Oct 2016 - Global emissions of the potent greenhouse gas methane may be double current estimates, posing an added challenge in the fight against climate change, researchers said Wednesday. The new study is based on a database 100 times larger than previous ones, and uses a methodology that avoid debatable assumptions underlying earlier models. Within the figure, the methane leaked during the production and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: US Flight Evacuated After Another Samsung Phone Fire
    06 Oct 2016 - A Southwest Airlines flight leaving Louisville, Kentucky was evacuated after a passenger’s Samsung phone began emitting smoke. Flight 994 was evacuated on the runway prior to takeoff after a passenger’s Samsung Galaxy Note 7 — described as a replacement in Samsung’s global recall of the device — apparently caught fire, the airline said. “All customers and crew...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Benefits Of Being A One Woman Man
    06 Oct 2016 - 1. You get to love with all your heart. As a man, you will never know how good you can love until you love one woman with all your heart. 2. That one woman will become your one best friend. 3. You will not share her with anyone. As you are a one woman man, she will be a one man woman. 4. You get to truly know what faithfulness and loyalty means. Loyalty means allegiance to one, not many....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ugandan Family's Life In Movie On A Rare Talent For Chess
    06 Oct 2016 - Standing on a drab side-street next to an open sewer in the Ugandan capital Kampala, Brian Mugabi points to the site of his former family home and reflects on how much the game of chess has changed their lives. Ten years ago Mugabi lived in abject poverty in Katwe, a slum in Kampala where it’s a constant struggle to get by. But at a makeshift chess club in the heart of the neighbourhood,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #travel: 6 Simple Steps To In-Flight Etiquette
    05 Oct 2016 - You’ve probably gazed at the slightly faded images of smiling, immaculately dressed travellers in the ’50s and ’60s, the days when you dressed up to travel. Like the Crimplene and big hairdos of that era, the novelty of flying is less common nowadays. For many of us,air-travel isoften about people hurrying to catch their flights while trying to catch up with emails and calls. In fact, air travel...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Tinder Tips To Get Him To Ask You Out
    05 Oct 2016 - Are you on Tinder or other dating mobile applications? After creating a great profile that features some witty jokes and beautiful photos of yourself – shouldn’t you be getting a lot of dates? After all, you’re swiping to your heart’s content and probably messaging multiple people at the same time, but why haven’t you actually had many dates? Relationship expert...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Maridadi.co Picks: Le Collane Di Betta
    05 Oct 2016 - When worn together, these two brass rings in simple geometric shapes create a statement. In doing so, they demonstrate how designer Elisabetta Capolino, of the brand Le Collane di Betta, draws from her formal training as an architect to create jewellery that is elegant and structured. For these rings, Elisabetta first sketched out the design with specific dimensions and worked with a carpenter to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Google Takes On Rivals With Pixel Phone, New Hardware
    05 Oct 2016 - Google opened fire on rivals Apple, Samsung and Amazon in a new push into hardware on Tuesday, launching premium-priced Pixel smartphones and a slew of other devices showcasing artificial intelligence prowess. The unveiling of Google’s in-house designed phone came as part of an expanded hardware move by the US company, which also revealed details about its new “home assistant”...
  • Capital Lifestyle: New App: Yahoo Launches ‘Newsroom’ For Hot Topics
    05 Oct 2016 - Yahoo on Tuesday unveiled its latest mobile news application, using both algorithms and user choices to deliver the most relevant updates with a social twist. Yahoo Newsroom, tailored for mobile devices powered by Android or Apple operating systems, is Yahoo’s latest move to counter Facebook and other internet giants as a key place for news updates. The application uses algorithms in the...

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