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Football, Kenyatta University and How to make love top the lists of Kenya’s Google search history

Google has released its list of the most searched items in the country for the last 15 years as the search engine marked 15 years since its inception.

Football related topics took the top most spots. English premier League carried the day (read the years!). Following EPL are betting companies Sportpesa and Betin, though the latter has since ceased operations.

The top searched local people notably featured politicians including the President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto. Controversial political figures like Miguna Miguna, Mike Sonko and Babu Owino also featured on the list. Late Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore who succumbed to cancer in 2019 was also one of the most searched personalities over the last couple of years.

READ: Babu Owino Shamelessly Gasses Himself Up As He Defends His Track Record

Top Searched Local People

⦁     Uhuru Kenyatta
⦁     Raila Odinga
⦁     William Ruto
⦁     Miguna Miguna
⦁     Mike Sonko
⦁     Babu Owino
⦁     Betty Kyalo
⦁     Bob Collymore

⦁     Kanze Dena
⦁     Jeff Koinange

Kenya is a football loving nation. It is no surprise that football dominated the top searched items in the general category with EPL, Sportpesa, Betin Kenya, Fantasy Premier League. E-commerce is becoming popular with every passing day and that is why Jumia Kenya and Jiji Kenya are among these top searches. Job searching platform Brighter Monday came in at number five.

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Top Searched Items in General Category

⦁     EPL 
⦁     SportPesa
⦁     Betin Kenya
⦁     Jumia Kenya
⦁     Brighter Monday
⦁     Fantasy Premier League
⦁     Kenya Power
⦁     Jiji Kenya
⦁     Kenya Law Reports
⦁     December Global Holidays

On the top searched questions category is where things get interesting. Kenyans searched How to make love, how to kiss and what is love. Cakes and pilau are among the searched for recipes by Kenyans. Kenyans also wanted to find out how to write a CV and application letters.

READ: How To Write A CV That Will Attract Employers

Top searched questions

⦁    How to make love
⦁    How to kiss
⦁    How to write a CV
⦁    What is love
⦁    How to make money online
⦁    How to fuliza
⦁    How to cook pilau
⦁    What is my IP
⦁    How to bake a cake

⦁    How to write an application letter

Kenyans love music and while #PlayMusicKe is still a huge debate, there is no holding off Kenyans from listening to music making waves globally. Kenya’s top searched lyrics featured chart topping Latin song Despacito by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee which has so far garnered over 7 billion views on YouTube. Gospel tracks like Amazing Grace, Hallelujah and What a friend we have in Jesus. Kwangwaru by Tanzania’s Diamond Platnumz, Let her go cover by Jamaica’s Chris Martin and Hello by Adele also made the list.

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Top searched “lyrics”

⦁    Despacito lyrics
⦁    Perfect lyrics
⦁    Amazing grace lyrics
⦁    Hallelujah lyrics
⦁    All of me lyrics
⦁    What a friend we have in Jesus lyrics
⦁    Kwangwaru lyrics
⦁    In Christ alone lyrics
⦁    Hello lyrics
⦁    Let her go lyrics

Kenya is the home of top tier higher education institutions which attract thousands of learners from around the country and worldwide. Kenyatta University and University of Nairobi are some of top searched local institutions. Kenya Revenue Authority, Teachers Service Commission and Stima Sacco were also institutions of interest for Kenyans.

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Top searched Local Institutions

⦁     Kenyatta University
⦁     University of Nairobi
⦁     Moi University
⦁     Kenya Revenue Authority
⦁     Maseno University
⦁     Mount Kenya University
⦁     Teachers Service Commission
⦁     Strathmore University
⦁     Egerton University
⦁     Stima Sacco

Top searched global personalities by Kenyans over the last 15 years include the likes of Kim Kardashian who went from finding fame after the leakage of the infamous sextape with singer Ray J to becoming a multi-million business owner, rappers Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne and singer Celine Dion . Sports personalities like Tiger Woods and Serena Williams. Actors like the late Fast and Furious star Paul Walker and The Vampire Diaries actress Nina Dobrev who played the role of Elena Gilbert.

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Top searched Global Personalities

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⦁    Kim Kardashian
⦁    Nicki Minaj
⦁     Lil Wayne
⦁     Joel Osteen
⦁     Paul Walker
⦁     Serena Williams
⦁     Bill Gates
⦁     Celine Dion
⦁     Tiger Woods
⦁     Nina Dobrev

Top searched musicians featured top international and local stars who have over the years given Kenyans amazing music as well as controversies. These include rappers Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Lil Wayne and Khaligraph Jones. Bongo star Diamond Platnumz, Controversial Kenyan artist Willy Paul and incarcerated Jamaican artist Vybz Kartel also made this top 10 list.

READ: Controversial Artist Willy Paul Explains Why He Became A Secular Artist

Top searched Musicians

⦁     Diamond Platnumz
⦁     Nicki Minaj
⦁     Rose Muhando
⦁     Willy Paul
⦁     Vybz Kartel
⦁     Lil Wayne
⦁     Bahati Bukuku
⦁     Cardi B
⦁     Ali Kiba
⦁     Khaligraph Jones

Top searched Sports queries

⦁     Premier League
⦁     Champions League
⦁     Gor Mahia
⦁     Fantasy Premier League
⦁     Europa League
⦁     AFC Leopards
⦁     La Liga Table
⦁     KPL Table
⦁     Serie A
⦁     Harambee Stars

Several personalities like Betty Kyallo and Willy Paul took to social media to celebrate this fete.

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