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This simple décor tip might just be the pick-me-up your home needs!

Have you ever been so in love with a rug that you couldn’t get yourself to lay it out on your floor for fear that it may lose its allure? I’ll be the first to confess that I’ve had the most gorgeous turquoise textile rolled up in...

14 dos and don’ts of wearing a watch in 2019

  picture courtesy Great men have and always will wear wristwatches. It is one of the most essential accessories to have on your wrist, besides keeping track of time remains important in today’s world. Wearing the right watch for the right occasion can complete your look, giving you a sophisticated and stylish touch....

Two French billionaires pledge Sh34 billion to help rebuild Notre-Dame – Nairobi News

Pledges to donate millions of euros in cash and materials poured in on Tuesday in the aftermath of a massive fire at the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris, which firefighters were still fighting to extinguish more than 12 hours after it started. President Emmanuel Macron has vowed the emblematic church will...

Men with beards carry more germs than dogs

Men with beards carry more germs than dogs. A new study saw 18 men with facial hair, aged from 18 to 76, and 30 dogs of various breeds swabbed to show their microbial counts and found that the male participants had a higher level of germs than...

Elton John and David Furnish have room named after them at V+A museum

Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish have had a room named after them at the V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum). The ‘Rocket Man’ hitmaker and his spouse made a “significant” donation towards the London museum’s Photography Centre and they have now announced a long-term collaboration with...

Life, Business Lessons from the Golf Course

It’s no secret that many business deals have been sealed on a golf course. We caught up with CEO’s, Directors and Founders of various Kenyan companies who are all golf players during Capital FM Golf day at The Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club to find out what...

The Story of My Hair

Behind every hair, is a story, a personal untold story of self-expression, culture, identity, resilience, pride, heritage, or in some instances, a historical significance. Hair is a very personal thing to each one of us and even though it’s just hair, there’s so much more than meets the...

Nairobi becoming dangerous city for women as femicide continues to rise – Nairobi News

Some of the women who have been brutally murdered recently in Nairobi (from left) Monica Kimani, Beryl Ouma and Mary Wambui. FILE PHOTOS Murder, murder, murder and more murder of women has dominated the headlines in recent weeks. With the string of horrifying and senseless killings, concern has peaked...

Witch doctor busted while stage managing ‘stuck lovers’ drama – Nairobi News

A poster stuck on a tree within Nairobi's CBD advertising a witch doctor's services and contacts. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE Police in Meru are holding two people who reportedly pretended to have gotten ‘stuck’ during sexual intercourse with the aim of publicizing the matter for commercial capital. According to...

Family announces burial date of slain university student – Nairobi News

Slain medicine student Ivy Wangechi. PHOTOS | COURTESY Slain sixth-year medical student at Moi University, Ivy Wangechi, who was brutally murdered on Tuesday last week in Eldoret, will be buried on Thursday, her family has said. According family members, who spoke to journalists on Sunday at their Makongeni...

Why Santiago should be your next holiday destination of choice

Deciding where to go is the hardest part of travel. You need to be knowledgeable so that you can travel better, cheaper and longer. For many Kenyans, travelling to South America sounds quite far-fetched…with many preferring to visit traditional “tested and proven” holiday destinations such as Dubai, and...

Ruaka Town Could’ve Been Mine, 73-Y.O Regrets Blowing Money on Women and Alcohol

Nelson Kariuki is a 73-year-old sugarcane vendor in Ruaka who believes if he had made better decisions in life, he would now be the owner of Ruaka town. Mr Karikui has two major regrets in life: Wasting his once big fortune on women and alcohol, and his mother rejecting a...

Sexy Drip. Kenya’s Lola Hannigan’s swim/ beach wear collection

Zefrosa’s swim/ beach wear collection at FHT 2019 was a show stopper at Fashion High Tea 2019. Months on, and we are still in awe of the gorgeous designs and the fine body structures that strut on the runway.  The gorgeous and beautiful Lola Hannigan is the...

Convict Maintains She Didn’t Kill Her 17-month-old Baby

Susan Mutongori is serving a life sentence at Nakuru GK Prisons for killing her 17- month -old baby, a crime she maintains she never committed. Fighting back tears, the mother of five who worked as a prostitute, told Standard Digital how she found her baby’s lifeless body lying on the bed on the fateful day...

Actor in new Jesus film refuses scene of rubbing mud in blind woman’s eyes

When Joaquin Phoenix took on the role of Jesus in the new film “Mary Magdalene,” he did many of the expected things: Grew long hair, adopted an intense and otherworldly stare, even meditated on a mountaintop. But there was one thing he would not do. Near the beginning of...

Berlin: The city where anything goes

The city’s biggest lesson? Not surprisingly for a place that’s survived two world wars and the isolation of the Berlin Wall, it’s the hedonistic mantra of “live for today.”“Berlin made me understand that you have to be in the right place, for the right DJ, right crowd, right sound...

Johnson & Johnson wins U.S. FDA approval for bladder cancer drug

Johnson & Johnson’s drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. The list price of the drug, known chemically as erdafitinib, will range between $10,080 to $22,680 for a 28-day supply, depending of the dose,...

Kwame Brathwaite’s powerful photos of the ‘Black is Beautiful’ movement

To some, Kwame Brathwaite was the “Keeper of the Images,” capturing black creativity and expression in its purest and most candid of forms. Between the late 1950s and the late 1970s, the Brooklyn native made his career documenting the burgeoning black art and political movements in New York —...

Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry making mental health documentary for Apple

Oprah Winfrey and Britain’s Prince Harry have teamed up to produce an Apple documentary next year aimed at raising awareness of mental health. Harry, who revealed he had come very close to a breakdown after the death of his mother Princess Diana when he was 12, has made mental...

Don’t like surprises? AI predicts who survives ‘Game of Thrones’

If you are a “Game of Thrones” fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now. Students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application to predict which character has the best chance to claim the coveted Iron Throne in the HBO hit medieval fantasy series...

Suicidal thoughts, attempts sending more U.S. kids to emergency rooms

The number of kids and teens visiting U.S. emergency rooms after considering or attempting suicide has almost doubled in recent years, according to a new study, suggesting these young patients may not be getting the mental health care they need. From 2007 to 2015, annual ER visits for suicidal...

My open letter to criminal boyfriends Inc. – Nairobi News

Ben Mulwa, the writer, with his daughters. PHOTO | COURTESY These are my babies. My daughters. I have been to hell and back with them, and for them. Sooner than you think, you’ll be dating one of them. Nothing wrong with that. For their natural beauty and flair, you...

IVF tied to slight increased risk of rare childhood cancers

Certain rare childhood cancers may be more common in children conceived via in vitro fertilization (IVF), a U.S. study suggests, but parents needn’t lose sleep over this finding, according to the researchers. “For the few cancers that seemed associated with IVF the absolute risk was still extremely rare,” said...

Insomnia common among cancer patients

Roughly half of patients with cancer have symptoms of insomnia, and many may have sleep problems that linger for at least a year, a small study suggests. Up to 10 percent of adults in the developed world suffer from chronic insomnia, and cancer patients are particularly prone to it,...

If not for women, there would be no tequila

Since only the piña of the agave plant is used to make tequila, Mundo Cuervo’s nonprofit arm, Fundación Beckmann, found a way to utilize more of the plant and offer local women more of an opportunity to create and produce — and get paid for their work.Workshops for aspiring women entrepreneurs teach...

C-section complication risk rises with mother’s age

Pregnant women are more likely to have complications during labor and cesarean deliveries than during vaginal births, and a new study offers fresh evidence that older mothers are most at risk. Rates of cesarean deliveries, or C-sections, have risen in the developed world to more than 20 percent of...

Young women trailblazers steal the limelight – Nairobi News

Alaa Salah, a Sudanese woman propelled to internet fame earlier this week after clips went viral of her leading powerful protest chants against President Omar al-Bashir. PHOTO | AFP My original column this week was about Ms Ivy Wangechi, who was murdered in cold blood. I thought I...

How designers are changing the conversation around lingerie

Some lingerie makers have nonetheless found ways to profitably expand their size ranges, contributing to what Harrington calls a “bra size war.” Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty, for instance, produces lingerie for plus-size body types (up to 3X and 44DDD) in addition to straight sizes, with other labels going up...

The $6.7M easter egg. – Capital Lifestyle

Daily Mail   Could you imaging getting your hands on the world’s most expensive easter gift? The price tag for the most expensive handbag has just come in at a whooping $6.7 million. That’s million with a capital ‘M’ darling. If you have a cool 683,905,400 Kenya Shillings...

12 Things most men are afraid to tell their woman

Dayan Masinde tries to make things a little easier for the gentlemen by being bold enough to mention the 12 things most men are afraid to tell their woman. Women…take this as a very live hint! 1. “My ex called me” Many women get insecure about any...
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