MAMAs 2016: The winners of the annual MTV Africa Music Awards were announced during a glitzy ceremony

Meet Iain Thomas, the 36-year-old South African poet who is famous all over the world except in SA

Brown Dash beats Zuma in Google search

2012-06-01 12:12
brown dash,jacob zuma

Johannesburg - A deceased kwaito star has topped May's list of fastest rising internet searches in South Africa, outranking the controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma, Google said on Friday.

Kwaito star Brown Dash died two weeks after his performance at the South African Music Awards.

He beat the search term "Zuma painting" to reach first place.

The president's painting did, however, muster more interest than Big Brother Africa, which took third position.

City Press, Diablo 3, and Jacob Zuma took the next three spots.

Brown Dash also outranked Zuma-related search terms, including "spear", in May's image searches.

"The Spear" made numerous appearances on the list of top "news" searches for the last 30 days. It secured spots five, six, seven, and eight.

However, Brown Dash once again beat the painting, coming in third place.

Big Brother Africa took the first two positions.

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

The restored statue of baby Jesus and his mother has left churchgoers scratching their heads, but has unsurprisingly delighted internet viewers. Read More »

If you want to get in touch with your wild and kinky side, or just want to learn more about sexual health, head to Sexpo this coming weekend. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.