Blogs dominate the list of most visited Kenyan websites

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To try and get an idea of the website visiting habits of Kenyans online, I recently checked out the Kenyan top 500 most visited websites list at website ranking service Alexa.

Among the insights the data provided are:

A. Most websites in Kenya are largely International

The top 500 websites list in Kenya is dominated by International websites. The International websites are 382 (76%) as compared to Kenyan owned websites at 118 (24%).

Ownership of top 500 websites in Kenya

B. Top 10 Kenyan websites

Foreign websites also dominated the top 10 most visited websites list.

  1. Google.com
  2. Facebook.com
  3. Yahoo.com
  4. Youtube.com
  5. Google.co.ke
  6. Ask.com
  7. Twitter.com
  8. Citizentv.co.ke
  9. Standardmedia.co.ke
  10. Nation.co.ke

C. Kenyan blogs are popular in the Kenyan online space

Top Kenyan owned websites classified in categories

Kenyan blogs dominate the list of top Kenyan owned websites with 31 entries which comes to 27%. The top blog list is dominated by entertainment and gossip blogs.

The top Kenyan blogs are below

  1. kenyan-post.com
  2. ghafla.co.ke
  3. nairobiwire.com
  4. tuko.co.ke
  5. niaje.com
  6. mpasho.co.ke
  7. kenyans.co.ke
  8. techweez.com
  9. bizna.co.ke
  10. techmoran.com
  11. theafricanewspost.com
  12. nairobigossips.com
  13. hapakenya.com
  14. futaa.com
  15. kenya-today.com
  16. potentash.com
  17. brostalk.com
  18. hekaheka.com
  19. Nyumbanitv.com
  20. Kasanews.com
  21. Kachwanya.com
  22. naibuzz.com
  23. Kenyayote.com
  24. Mobitrends.co.ke
  25. Politics.co.ke
  26. Trendingpost.co.ke
  27. Soka.co.ke
  28. Bikozulu.co.ke
  29. Lovelykenya.co.ke
  30. Enews.co.ke
  31. News-kenya.com

D. Domains top Kenyan websites use

Domains top websites in Kenya use

The top websites in Kenya prefer the .KE domain with 71 (61%) websites using it against 46 (39%) for international domains. Government agencies and education institutions lead in .KE domains usage while blogs lead in the International domain usage.

E. Website of note

somalidocs.com is at no. 466 in Kenya. What is notable about is that it’s a niche website that mostly targets the Somali community but still managed to be popular.

F. Top Kenyan owned websites

The top Kenyan owned websites are as below:

  1. citizentv.co.ke
  2. standardmedia.co.ke
  3. nation.co.ke
  4. jumia.co.ke
  5. kra.go.ke
  6. sportpesa.com
  7. safaricom.com
  8. olx.co.ke
  9. brightermonday.co.ke
  10. kenyan-post.com
  11. sde.co.ke
  12. kenyamoja.com
  13. careerpointkenya.co.ke
  14. the-star.co.ke
  15. helb.co.ke
  16. ecitizen.go.ke
  17. ghafla.co.ke
  18. nairobinews.co.ke
  19. safaricom.co.ke
  20. tsc.go.ke
  21. ku.ac.ke
  22. uonbi.ac.ke
  23. nairobiwire.com
  24. mu.ac.ke
  25. capitalfm.co.ke
  26. kenyancareer.com
  27. tuko.co.ke
  28. ghris.go.ke
  29. softkenya.com
  30. niaje.com
  31. mpasho.co.ke
  32. pigiame.co.ke
  33. elitebetkenya.com
  34. teachersonline.go.ke
  35. kenyaplex.com
  36. eacdirectory.co.ke
  37. jobwebkenya.com
  38. kenyabuzz.com
  39. kcbbankgroup.com
  40. lamudi.co.ke
  41. mku.ac.ke
  42. nhif.or.ke
  43. cheki.co.ke
  44. kenyalaw.org
  45. kilimall.co.ke
  46. kenic.or.ke
  47. kenyans.co.ke
  48. kenya-airways.com
  49. rupu.co.ke
  50. techweez.com
  51. bizna.co.ke
  52. techmoran.com
  53. orange.co.ke
  54. theafricanewspost.com
  55. equitybankgroup.com
  56. jkuat.ac.ke
  57. nairobigossips.com
  58. hapakenya.com
  59. property24.co.ke
  60. treasury.go.ke
  61. maseno.ac.ke
  62. wazua.co.ke
  63. futaa.com
  64. judiciary.go.ke
  65. n-soko.com
  66. kenya-today.com
  67. potentash.com
  68. kaymu.co.ke
  69. bake.co.ke
  70. buyrentkenya.com
  71. brostalk.com
  72. newkenyanjobs.com
  73. jambojet.com
  74. hekaheka.com
  75. revenue.go.ke
  76. autobazaar.co.ke
  77. kenyanvacancies.com
  78. Yellowpageskenya.com
  79. Knec.ac.ke
  80. Nyumbanitv.com
  81. Kemu.ac.ke
  82. safarimasaimara.com
  83. Mmust.ac.ke
  84. Kasanews.com
  85. Egerton.ac.ke
  86. Studyinkenya.co.ke
  87. Strathmore.edu
  88. Kachwanya.com
  89. naibuzz.com
  90. zuku.co.ke
  91. Kenyayote.com
  92. Mobitrends.co.ke
  93. Kca.ac.ke
  94. Knec-portal.ac.ke
  95. Migrationkenyasafaris.com
  96. Politics.co.ke
  97. Tukenya.ac.ke
  98. Sungura.co.ke
  99. Theeastafrican.co.ke
  100. Co-opbank.co.ke
  101. Trendingpost.co.ke
  102. Soka.co.ke
  103. Centralbank.go.ke
  104. Usiu.ac.ke
  105. Cbagroup.com
  106. Businesslist.co.ke
  107. Kpa.co.ke
  108. Ntsa.go.ke
  109. Bikozulu.co.ke
  110. Plan-international-kenya.org
  111. m-pesa.com
  112. Careerjet.co.ke
  113. Lovelykenya.co.ke
  114. Pesapal.com
  115. Nationmedia.com
  116. Uoeld.ac.ke
  117. Enews.co.ke
  118. News-kenya.com
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