What SA googled in 2020: Katlego Maboe, pineapple beer & more

Google has released its annual top searched for trends around the world, including top searches here in South Africa.

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JOHANNESBURG - While the year 2020 has certainly been dominated by the coronavirus pandemic, many other things also caught our attention.

Google has released its annual top searched for trends around the world, including top searches here in South Africa.

These searches are divided into different categories. Here's a list of the top 10 searches in popular categories:

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Below are other popular searches on Google in 2020:

Top trending sports searches

1) Premier League
2) England vs South Africa
3) PSL standings
4) IPL
5) Champions League
6) South Africa vs Australia
7) La Liga
8) Serie A
9) Europa League
10) Kaizer Chiefs vs Mamelodi Sundowns

Top trending travel searches

1) Trip to Mauritius
2) Trip to Durban
3) Trip to Thailand
4) Trip to Mozambique
5) Trip to Hawaii
6) Trip to Mars
7) Trip to Singapore
8) Trip to Bali
9) Trip to Jamaica
10) Trip to Zanzibar

Top trending ‘near me’ searches

1) Restaurant near me
2) Grocery stores near me
3) Builders near me
4) Midas near me
5) Virgin Active near me
6) Hardware near me
7) Mexican food delivery near me
8) Massage spa near me
9) Game stores near me
10) Hiking near me

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