Top 10 trending Google searches in SA

File: According to the study, Google has increasingly monetised news content as it works to keep consumers in its ecosystem.

File: According to the study, Google has increasingly monetised news content as it works to keep consumers in its ecosystem.

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JOHANNESBURG - Google has announced the results of its 2018 Year in South Africa.

This year's trending searches show South Africans have an interest in local celebrities, news and events, with six of the top 10 trending search terms being local. 

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Below is the list of all the top trending South African searches:

1. World Cup Fixtures

File: FIFA also called for satellite operator Arabsat's cooperation in the face of the "intellectual property" infringement.

File: FIFA also called for satellite operator Arabsat's cooperation in the face of the "intellectual property" infringement.

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2. Load shedding

The load-shedding schedule can be found on Eskom's website.

The load-shedding schedule can be found on Eskom's website.

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3.Global Citizen

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Beyonce and Jay-Z perform at the Global Citizen concert to mark 100 years since Nelson Mandela's birth.

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4. Zuma

File: Former President Jacob Zuma is calling on South Africans from all walks of life to share their stories about him.

File: Former President Jacob Zuma is calling on South Africans from all walks of life to share their stories about him.

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5. Winnie Mandela

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6. HHP

Veteran of South African hip-hop, HHP died at the age of 38.

7. Listeriosis

Polony, viennas, russians have been confirmed as the source of the deadly listeriosis outbreak.

File: Polony, viennas, russians have been confirmed as the source of the deadly listeriosis outbreak.

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8. Black Panther

Black Panther took home the awards for Best Visual Effects, Best Production Design, and Best Costume Design.

9. Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle told the website Outnet.com last year that she felt most comfortable in "jeans, cut-offs and flip-flops".

Meghan Markle told the website Outnet.com last year that she felt most comfortable in "jeans, cut-offs and flip-flops".

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10. Mac Miller

File: Rapper Mac Miller was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on September 7.

File: Rapper Mac Miller was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on September 7.

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