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The world’s most-googled news stories of 2019

By Reuters
13 December 2019   |   10:26 am
Here's the top five news stories people searched for via Google in 2019.


27 Feb 2017
Dozens of people have been killed in a series of armed attacks in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Meanwhile, a political crisis in the capital, Kinshasa, is worsening, with the saying it lacks resources to hold elections.
23 Feb 2018
Bloomberg’s Jason Kelly discusses what it takes to be in the 1 percent, the pay gap between women and men at Barclays and the future of Berkshire Hathaway.
24 Mar 2018
The technology company is partnering with retailers including Target Corp, Walmart Inc, Home Depot Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Ulta Beauty Inc. Google is looking to challenge the current order whereby products search on Google ends with an Amazon purchase.
29 Mar 2018
Robin Hood and Cinderella are certainly wonderful children's stories - but can the children in Ethiopia or other parts of the world really identify with them?
7 Sep 2018
In Kenya, young people are the biggest buyers of traditional Maasai beadwork. DW’s Edith Kimani visited women in the village of Oloolotikoshi to find out more about the ancient craft.
24 Dec 2018
Star journalist fired for writing fake stories in German news magazine.
1 Feb 2019
Fashola rolls out success stories.
31 Aug 2019
Mohammad Rafiq, a 19-year-old budding photographer who fled to Bangladesh in August 2017 from a military crackdown in Myanmar, uses his mobile phone to record -- and share on social media -- the daily lives of nearly one million stateless Rohingya in a vast camp in southern Bangladesh.
13 Sep 2019
For a discussion on some stories to watch this week, Sam Chidoka, Managing Director and CEO of Kairos Capital joins CNBC Africa for more.
15 Oct 2019
Aisha Buhari speaks on why she has been away from Nigeria, reacts to trending rumors
18 Oct 2019
Painting by Ben Enwonwu, a Nigerian artist named "African Mona Lisa" originally christened as 'Christine' has been sold at auction in London for £1.1m after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
24 Nov 2019
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