These are the top 10 Google searches by South Africans during lockdown

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Lockdown, day-who-knows-what and the only winners right now are streaming sites, social media platforms, toilet paper companies, producers of PPE, hand sanitizer, flour, yeast, banana farmers and the next booming industry is shaping up to be pineapples.

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The internet has kept most people sane during isolation, especially if you are spending lockdown alone. The worldwide web keeps us connected, informed (for the most part) and entertained. Google SA recently compiled a shortlist of the most searched terms over the past 21 days (released on 16 April 2020) to see exactly what South Africans are interested to know more about right now.

Take a look at the most searched phrases on Google below and read more on the latest COVID-19 news right here.

  • Thank you coronavirus helpers
  • Lion
  • Boris Johnson
  • Tiger
  • Vinolia Mashego
  • Covid-19 news
  • Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams
  • Money Heist
  • 5G
  • Zwelinzima Vavi


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