Google Search trends indicate South Africans are looking for ways to create meaningful social change.
Johannesburg, South Africa – As the polling date draws closer, South Africans are searching for answers to pertinent questions around the elections. The questions trending last week show that South Africans want to be more involved in effecting change at a local government as well as a legislative level.
Below is a snapshot of elections-related topics South Africans are asking Google.
Top 10 questions on elections in SA this week
What are the requirements of participating in local government elections?
How can citizens contribute to the law-making process in South Africa?
What is the ANC election manifesto 2019?
When are South African elections?
Who will win the 2019 elections?
Who won the Nigeria election 2019?
How does a minority party impact the lawmaking process?
How many parties registered for the 2019 election?
Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans have been searching for and asking Google.
Google processes more than 40 000 search queries every second. This translates to more than a billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide. Live Google search trends data is available at https://www.google.co.za/trends/hottrends#pn=p40
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