Google Top Searches in Kenya 2011- Kenyans look for Sport, Entertainment and Taxes

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Today, Google announced its annual Zeitgeist, a look at 2011 through the collective eyes of the world on the web, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major events and hottest trends based on searches conducted in Kenya. But my own search gives a different results with Muliro Gardens leading the way

Kenya’s Fastest Rising Queries according to Google

1.     YouTube

2.     Arsenal

3.     Daily Nation

4.     Facebook

5.     Yahoo

6.     Gmail

7.     KRA

8.     yahoo mail

9.     hotmail

10.  couleur 3

Kenya’s Fastest Rising Queries according to my Search here. I am not sure if Google did not want to tell the world that in the year 2011 Kenyans were interested in pornographic activities which took place at Muliro Gardens. 5 out of the ten searches below  is about English Premier League, no wonder Eric Omondi and his brother had to bring the stale joke about Premier League during Jamuhuri Celebration at Nyayo Stadium

1. muliro gardens

2. Android

3. Twitter

4. EPL

5. ManU

6. Arsenal

7. Somalia

8.2go

9. Manchester United

10. Arsenal News

Kenya’s Fastest Rising People

1.     Big Meech

2.     Steve Jobs

3.     John Dahlback

4.     Nicki Minaj

5.     Rihanna

6.     Joel Osteen

7.     Lil Wayne

8.     Ellen G. White

9.     Wayne Rooney

10.  Lewis Nguyai

 

Top Sports         

1.       NBA

2.       Arsenal

3.       Manchester United

4.       Chelsea

5.       English premier league

6.       goal.com

7.       epl news

8.       soccernet

9.       neo cricket live

10.   rugby world cup

 

Top Google news

1.       Kenya

2.       Somalia

3.       Arsenal

4.       Manchester United

5.       Facebook

6.       Libya

7.       Daily Nation

8.       Chelsea

9.       YouTube

10.   Standard newspaper

 

Local top search news

1.       Kenya news

2.       BBC

3.       Latest news

4.       Breaking news

5.       Kenya breaking news

6.       Libya

7.       KTN

8.       Gadaffi

9.       Somalia

10.   Nairobi now

 Top entertainment

1.       Wake me

2.       Soy tu Duena

3.       Teresa Telenovela

4.       Message riddim

5.       Big brother amplified

6.       Les Paul

7.       Lucero

8.       Miss World 2011

9.      Vybz Kartel songs

10.   Nate Dogg

 

Health education 

1.       HIV

2.       Ovarian cancer

3.       Prostate cancer

4.       Causes of cancer

5.       Cervical cancer

6.       Heart

7.       Breast

8.       Malaria

9.       Diabetes

10.   Sore throat

 

Beauty and personal care

1.       Hair

2.       How to

3.       Tattoos

4.       Weaves

5.       BMI

6.       Lose

7.       Excercise

8.       Beauty

9.       Weight loss

10.   ITL

 

Church

1.       Catholic church

2.       Church of God

3.       Baptist church

4.       SDA church

5.       Mavuno church

6.       Church of Christ

7.       Anglican church

8.       Jubilee Christian church

 

Universities

1.       Nairobi

2.       Kenya

3.       Kenyatta

4.       Moi University

5.       Egerton University

6.       Strathmore University

7.       Facebook

An interesting comparison to the results are the global fastest rising searches. The fastest rising searches show us new and exciting search terms that have captured interest over the past twelve months.

Global fastest rising searches:

1)      rebecca black

2)      google plus

3)      ryan dunn

4)      casey anthony

5)      battlefield 3

6)      iphone 5

7)      adele

8)      ?? ??(TEPCO)

9)      steve jobs

10)   ipad 2

What is your opinion on the topic?
Kennedy Kachwanya
Lead Blogger at Kachwanya.com
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Kennedy Kachwanya is a technology blogger interested in mobile phones both smart and dumb, mobile apps, mobile money, social media, startups ecosystem and digital Savannah. New media must not forget the strength of old tech.
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