Dumi Masilela – 2017’s top trending topic
PHOTO: Nadim Nyker
When news broke in August that popular Rhythm City actor
Dumi Masilela had been shot and killed in a hijacking in Tembisa, Mzansi came
to a standstill.
Now almost five months later Google’s SA trend list has
revealed the 29-year-old’s death was 2017’s top trend, beating the escapades of
Zodwa Wabantu and Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen’s death.
Other top trending topics included “Zimbabwe” and “Cyclone
Dumi, who was survived by his wife, actress Simphiwe Ngema, was
both the top trending personality and the top trending South African search
term of 2017.
Here is the list of the number one trending topics and
Top trending South African searches
4. Joe Mafela
6. Joost van
7. Black Friday8. Mayweather
vs McGregor fight9. Fast &
Furious 810. Hurricane
Irma Trending personalities1. Dumi
Masilela2. Joe Mafela3. Joost van
der Westhuizen4. Zodwa
Ngema8. Grace Mugabe
9. Hugh Hefner10. Chester