Most searched for questions on Valentine’s Day by Kenyans, Nigerians and South Africans

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14th of February is a special day each year when people around the world exchange cards, candy or flowers with the special people in their lives. However, according to data from Google Search Trends, it seems Africans are looking for better ways to show their love and express their feelings.

According to Google, for the period between 1-10 February, Kenyans were interested in knowing the root of Valentine’s Day, its meaning as well as the exact date of the annual celebration.  Google Search Trends data shows that Kenyans had other interesting questions such as  ‘how to dress for Valentine’s Day’ and ‘will you be my Valentine’.

The genesis of Valentine’s Day was a common query in Nigeria and South Africans, with Nigerians also curious to know which country does not celebrate the day and if it is a worldwide commemoration.

Like Nigerians, South Africans also searched for the person who came up with Valentine’s Day and how it started.

Below are the Valentine’s Day Trends for Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa during that 10 day period.

Trending questions on Valentine’s Day, Kenya
1. Where did Valentine’s Day come from?
2. What does Valentine’s Day mean?
3. How did valentine start?
4. When is Valentine Day?
5. How to dress for Valentine’s Day
6. Who is Valentine?
7. What is the meaning of Valentine?
8. Which day is Valentine’s day 2021?
9. What does Valentine mean?
10. Will you be my valentine?

Trending questions on Valentine’s Day, Nigeria
1. Which country does not celebrate Valentine’s Day?
2. Is Valentine’s Day worldwide?
3. When is Valentine’s Day?
4. Who introduced Valentine’s Day?
5. How to use cardboard to make Valentine card
6. What brought about Valentine’s Day
7. How long have people been handing out valentines out for?
8. What should I buy for my boyfriend on Valentine’s Day

9. About how many Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged in the U.S. every year?
10. When was the first Valentine’s Day?

Trending questions on Valentine’s Day, South Africa
1. How Valentine’s Day started
2. Who came up with Valentine’s Day?
3. How many days left till Valentine’s Day?
4. Who is Valentine’s Day for?
5. What Valentine’s Day means
6. Will you be my valentine meaning
7. What to give your boyfriend for Valentines Day?
8. What restaurants are having Valentine’s day specials
9. What is the best gift for husband on Valentine’s Day?
10. Where to go on Valentine’s day