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Rio Olympics, Kibaki top Google search in Kenya

Kenyans continue to exhibit consistent love for sports activities and personalities, if the results of their online searches in August is anything to go by.

The latest results from top online search engine, Google, indicate the 2016 Olympic Games and the English Premier League were the most searched by Kenyans in the month of August.

The country’s former President, Mwai Kibaki, who was taken ill and flown to South Africa for specialized treatment, also made it to the list.

Besides, 100m champions Usain Bolt who also hit the headlines for his partying escapades in Brazil and England immediately after the Olympics, plus Kenyan javelin sensation, Julius Yego, 800m Olympics champion, David Rudisha, South African athlete Caster Semenya and newly signed Arsenal striker Lucas Perez were among the top ten searched personalities.

Incredibly, Perez made the cut into this shortlist despite news of his transfer to England from Spanish club Deportivo la Coruna filtering in four days to the end of June.

Interestingly, Kenyans also displayed a series of interesting character traits as depicted in the  “How to” searches. Some of the searches on this front include How to make a girl like you, How to know you are pregnant, How to make hair grow, How to know if you are pregnant and incredibly, How to get tall.

Trending Searches

1. Olympic Games

2. English Premier League

2. Mwai Kibaki

4. Usain Bolt

5. Julius Yego

6. Lucas Perez

7. David Rudisha

8. Simone Biles

9. Ezekiel Kemboi

10. Caster Semenya

Trending ‘What is’ searches

1. What is KBRR?

2. What is the risk of excess sugar in the body?

3. What is climate change?

4. What is wudu?

5. What is the best solution for stretch marks?

6. What is Kenya’s best school?

7. What is the meaning of WCW?

8. What is a blogger?

9. What is nauseous?

10. What is a casserole?

Trending ‘How to’ searches

1. How to make a girl like you

2. How to play pokemon go

3. How to make your hair grow

4. How to get rid of a scar

5. How to know if you are pregnant

6. How to make chicken salad

7. How to start a blog

8. How to get tall

9. How to treat stretch marks

10. How to make strawberry ice cream