Google survey: Kenya teachers strike most searched online

Google survey: Kenya teachers strike most searched online

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Teachers on strike in Mombasa

Google Search Trends reveals that the just suspended teachers’ strike was highly searched in the month of September in Kenya.

The five week strike show many Kenyans surfing online to seek information on its status.

Actress, blogger and Kenya Airways stewardess, Nana Gichuru – also known as Kanana Gichuru – was the second Google trending search.

Nana, died in a tragic car accident on the Eastern bypass after her BMW convertible saloon car had a head-on collision with an oncoming lorry.

A week prior to her death, she had posted a quote on social media that was viewed by many as a premonition of her death.

Dr Mugo wa Wairimu, also known as James Mugo Ndichu, is accused of allegedly sedating and raping women in his clinic, and was the third most trending search in the month of September.  

This was after an investigative series that exposed the alleged happenings in Wairimu’s clinic.

The Capital One Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, came in fourth on the top 10 trending searches.

The league, which is a football competition played by teams in England and Wales, drove football fans online as they wanted to keep up with the league’s match fixtures and results.

The  Rugby World Cup, which is men’s rugby union tournament contested every four years between the top international teams, was the fifth most trending search.