According to Google statistics, Ugandan Politician Bobi Wine was among the top google searches of Kenya in 2021.
Bobi Wine was the most searched foreign personality in Kenya, beating the likes of Tanzania President Samia Suluhu and Jack Ma.
Kenyans were most interested in the results of both the English Premier League and Ugandan elections in 2021, a Google report has established.
The Ugandan polls were spiced up by the entrance of musician Bobi Wine, who would go on to lose to the incumbent Yoweri Museveni in an election full of violence and court battles.
The report also reveal that Kenyans retained an interest in the Kiambaa by-election results, the Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the Kazi Mtaani initiative, Standard Gauge Railway online booking, Pandora Papers, and Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) ruling.
The English Premier League is England’s most popular football competition comprising a galaxy of star footballers including Cristiano Ronaldo and Pierre Emerick Aubamayang.
Covid-19 Registry was the top trending search query in the health category followed by AstraZeneca Vaccine. Chanjo Kenya, which is the Ministry of Health’s Covid-19 Vaccination Portal, was the third trending search health query followed by the Moderna Vaccine.
Mukhisa Kituyi topped local personality’s searches while retired President Mwai Kibaki who celebrated his 90th birthday last November was second followed by Martha Koome with Eliud Kipchoge’s name search coming fourth.
Bobi Wine, Uganda’s opposition leader, US President Joe Biden, Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano were the top trending global personalities searches.
Here are the Top 10 Personality Searches by Kenyans in 2021:
- Bobi Wine
- Joe Biden
- Fabrizio Romano
- Jack Ma
- Kamala Harris
- Naomi Campbell
- Samia Suluhu
- Jacob Zuma
- Amanda Gorman