Former NTV news anchor and cancer warrior Janet Kanini’s death was the most searched, according to Google Search Trends for April in Kenya.
The renowned media personality passed away on the 1st of April 2017, after battling lung cancer for almost a year, leaving behind two children and a husband.
Coming second on the Google Search was IEBC jobs after thousands of jobs were advertised online as we near the election date on the 8th of August 2017.
Being the football season, the third search was about football. Real Madrid Vs. Barcelona was the trending search under Spanish La Liga while Chelsea Vs. Tottenham, Arsenal Vs. Manchester City, were some of the dominant searches under Barclays Premier and Champions Leagues.
Interestingly, Jubilee nominations where the fourth on the search list.
With May being the month of Burger Festival, top restaurants in Kenya took the fifth place with the culture of eating out becoming popular in the last few months.
Back in April, the government of Kenya launched a web portal, where they have documented all the projects they have launched since 2013; www.delivery.go.ke, which took the sixth place on Google Search.
Top comedian Ayeiya real name, Emmanuel Makori, who passed away after a grisly car crush mid April, was also among the most searched, as people went online to find out more about him, taking the seventh spot on the searches.
Other trending searches included the Kiambu Nominations where Ferdinand Waititu defeated the incumbent Governor William Kabogo and TSC Tpad (Teacher Performance Appraisal and Development) a performance appraisal programme for teachers and 30,000 school heads.
On the ‘Trending How to’ category, the most trending search was, “How to download music” while “How to buy Airtel airtime on Mpesa” came second.
Coming third was “How to make slime” which is a safer homemade plasticine-like material that can be made for use as a toy. “How to make Chapati” came fourth while “How to Kiss a Girl” and ‘How to Okoa Stima” took fifth and sixth positions respectively.
Check out the full list of the most searched trends on Google Search below.
Top Ten Trending Searches
Football Results (EPL-Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Leicester) (La-Liga: Real Madrid,
Top Restaurants nearby
Trending ‘How To’ Searches
How to download music
How to buy Airtel airtime from Mpesa
How to make slime
How to cook Chapati
How to kiss a Girl
How to Okoa Stima
How to write a cover letter
How to pray