year in search

In 2023, Kenyans turned to Google to explore a wide range of topics, from education and sports to global and local personalities. Here’s a look at what was trending in Kenya in 2023, according to Google’s Year in Search.


Education-related searches were dominated by platforms and results:

  1. HEF Portal
  2. tpad2
  3. NEMIS
  4. CBA KNEC Portal
  5. KCSE Results 2022

These searches reflect the importance of online educational resources and examination results in Kenya.


The country mourned the loss of several personalities:

  1. Magoha
  2. Costa Titch
  3. Christian Atsu
  4. Edwin Chiloba
  5. Matthew Perry

Global Personalities

Kenyans also showed interest in global personalities:

  1. Mudryk
  2. Declan Rice
  3. Caicedo
  4. Mason Mount
  5. Hakimi

Movies & TV Shows

The most searched movies and TV shows included:

  1. Oppenheimer
  2. Kaleidoscope
  3. Sultana
  4. Barbie Movie
  5. Extraction 2

Local Personalities

Trending local personalities were:

  1. Millicent Omanga
  2. Pastor Ezekiel
  3. DJ Fatxo
  4. Georgina Njenga
  5. Pastor Mackenzie


In the sports category, the following were trending:

  1. Rugby World Cup
  2. Al Nassr
  3. EPL table 2023/24
  4. Women World Cup
  5. Ballon d’Or 2023


Google’s Year in Search 2023 offers a unique snapshot of the trends, events, and personalities that captured Kenyans’ attention over the year. It serves as a reflection of the nation’s interests, concerns, and aspirations in 2023. As we look forward to 2024, it will be interesting to see how these trends evolve.

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