Kenya's Trending Topics on October 11, 2018

  • Tanzanian billionaire Mohamed Dewji. who is also Africa's youngest billionaire Twitter
  • Kenyans were on Thursday engaged on the trending topic "Mohammed Dewji" after the youngest billionaire in Africa was abducted.

    Netizens who received the news seemed to believe that the abductors had no chance of obtaining any money from the billionaire.

    Here are the comments that were shared.

     

    Mr Dewji was yet to be found even as Tanzanian police came out to deny reports that he had been rescued and his assailants arrested.

    Brian Kassaine

    Citizen TV journalist Jacque Maribe's neighbour Brian Kassaine trended on Thursday after he was released from custody.

    Kassaine's gun is believed to have been used to inflict the gunshot wound on Monica Kimani's suspected killer, Joseph Irungu.

    Here are some of the reactions that were shared on the trending topic.

    Joseph Kamaru 

    Veteran Benga musician Joseph Kamaru trended on Thursday as national leaders joined the family in Kigumo, Murang'a County to pay their last respects to the departed legend.

    President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy William Ruto and Opposition leader Raila Odinga were among the mourners who shared fond memories of the deceased musician.

    Here are some of the posts that were shared.


    Dennis Lewa

    Twitter users on Thursday shared messages of condolence to the family and teammates of former Thika United F. C. Captain Dennis Lewa who perished in the tragic Fort Ternan bus accident.

    The footballer is said to have been on his way to Kakamega to sign off on a deal to join Kakamega Homeboyz.

    Here are some of the messages that were shared.

     

     #DayOfTheGirl

    Kenyans joined the rest of the world in marking the international day of the girl.

    Here are some of the posts that were shared.