Millicent Omanga, Mykhailo Mudryk, George Magoha, Rugby World Cup, Oppenheimer and Higher Education Financing (HEF) Portal lead trends on Google search in Kenya.
Google today revealed its Year in Search 2023 lists for Kenya, offering a glimpse into the interests that captured Kenyans throughout the year.
The top trending local personalities list is topped by Millicent Omanga, a Kenyan businesswoman and politician who trended after an intimate video of a woman circulated on social media, with some users alleging that the person in the undated video was her.
Second on the list is Pastor Ezekiel, a Kenyan televangelist and founder of the New Life Prayer Centre and Church who was arrested and his church closed by the government after being linked to the Shakahola Cult massacre.
A Shanzu court later freed him after the prosecution said investigations against him had been completed and recommended closing the case file.
Faith Kipyegon, the three-time world record holder in middle-distance running, also made the list of the top trending searches by Kenyans at number six after she won the World Athletics Championships 1500m and 5000m titles, completing a remarkable distance double and becoming the first woman ever to complete a 1,500-5,000 meters double at the World Championships.