What Kenyans have been searching for on Google in 2013

nairobi-cyberKenyans surf the internet at a Cyber Cafe in Nairobi’s CBD. Photo: Courtesy.

By Sylvia Juma   newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke

Most Kenyans online are searching information on Uhuru Kenyatta, how to kiss, love, Whatsapp mobile app and KRA among other things, Google has reported.

According to yearly Google Internet Zeitgeist report released on Tuesday, Kenyans are also looking for information on ovulation, devolution and illuminati. Below is a list of the top most searched items in the last 12 months.

Top trending people

1. Uhuru Kenyatta

2. Paul Walker

3. Mutula Kilonzo

4. Samantha Lewthwaite

5. Kethi Kilonzo

6. Lucy Kibaki

7. Nelson Mandela

8. Rachel Shebesh

9. Ruhila Adatia

10. Goldie Harvey

 

Top trending events

1. IEBC results

2. Westgate attack

3. KCSE 2012 results

4. Teachers’ strike

5. KCPE 2012 results

6. JKIA fire

7. CORD petition

8. Kidero slaps Shebesh

9. Kenya presidential debate

10. Emmy Kosgei wedding

 

Top Searched TV shows

1. Jicho Pevu

2. Abyss of Passion

3. Big Brother Africa

4. Game of Thrones

5. Tujuane

6. Churchill Show

7. Suits

8. Power of Destiny (La Fuerza del Destino

9. XYZ show

10. Soy Tu Duena

 

Top searched applications

1.  Whatsapp

2.  Google Maps

3.  Skype

4.  LinkedIn

5.  Instagram

6. Currency Converter

7. Dropbox

8. Viber

9. Adobe Reader

10 Nimbuzz

 

Top searched events

1.       KRA

2.       IEBC results

3.       Westgate

4.       Safaricom Live

5.       Nelson Mandela

6.       Big Brother Africa

7.       KCSE results

8.       Premier League

9.       KNEC registration

10.   Teachers’ Strike

 

Top searched people

1.       Raila Odinga

2.       Uhuru Kenyatta

3.       Caroline Mutoko

4.       William Ruto

5.       Churchill

6.       Sonko

7.       Emmy Kosgei

8.       Mutula Kilonzo

9.       Rachel Shebesh

10.   Evans Kidero

 

How to?

1. Kiss

2. Pray

3. Abort

4. Swim

5. Love

6. Hack

7. Meditate

8. Invest

9. Seduce

10. Romance

 

What is?

1.       Love

2.       Illuminati

3.       Internet

4.       Biology

5.       Management

6.       Communication

7.       Development

8.       Marketing

9.       Research

10.   Halloween

 

What is? (Technology)

1. Wi-Fi

2. Linkedin

3. BBM

4. Mpesa

5. Extranet

6. Faiba

7. Email

8. Android

9. Computer

10. MMS

Top Searched News Sites

1. Daily Nation

2. Daily Post

3. Goal.com

4. Standard Newspaper

5. The Star

6. Nairobi Wire

7. BBC News

8. Standard Digital

9. Nation.co.ke

10. Citizen TV

 

What is? (Health/Medicine)

1. Ovulation

2. Stress

3. Nutrition

4.  Hernia

5. Viagra

6. Cancer

7. HIV

8. Diabetes

9. Autism

10. Acne

 

What is? (Political Realm)

1. Devolution

2. Policy

3. Democracy

4. Revolution

5. Obamacare

6. Security

7. Nomination

8. BVR

9. Gubernatorial

10. County

 

Top trending queries

1. Daily post

2. IEBC

3. Westgate

4. Uhuru Kenyatta

5. OLX

6. Government Human Resource in Information System (GHRIS)

7. Mutula Kilonzo

8. NTV Live

9.  KCPE results 2012

10. Standard Digital

 

Top trending TV shows

1. Citizen TV Live

2. NTV Live

3. Jicho Pevu

4. Abyss of Passion

5. Amor Bravio

6. Shackles of Doom

7. Power of Destiny

8. Tujuane

9. Punar Vivah

10. La Fuerza del Destino

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