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Obama dominates Kenya's July Google searches

11 August 2015, 14:06 Victor Tinto

Nairobi - US President Barack Obama dominated Kenya's Google searches for July following his visit to the country.

Obama and his visit dominated the top 5 searches by Kenyans, seemingly interested in everything Obama as the country came to a standstill during his visit.

The top searched term in Kenya was ‘Obama in Kenya’.

Obama was the first sitting US head of state to visit Kenya in its history.

The next four of the five top trending searches were also pro Obama, and related to the historic visit. They were Auma Obama, The Beast, POTUS and Air Force One.

Auma is President Obama's half sister and was prominent during his visit, while The Beast is the US president's official vehicle and was a huge feature of the three day stay in the country.

POTUS Is abbreviation for President of the United States while Air Force one is the US President's official airplane.

Others who trended during July were Benson Wanjau the former actor who passed away last month and Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria who has been in the news for his hate speech accusations.

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