Customers looking for #BlackFriday deals at the Mall of Africa were thrown into a panic when the security alarm was activated at the centre on Thursday evening, and the centre evacuated. The shopping centre later tweeted that the evacuation was just a mistake."Mall of Africa can confirm that the evacuation alarm was mistakenly activated. We apologise to shoppers and tenants who were inconvenienced by the incident. "All shopping and entertainment services have resumed. Mall of Africa Centre Management."Evacuation call at #mallofafrica Midrand. Not sure why.— Patman (@manyowap) November 28, 2019 Haibo. People are running out of Mall of Africa. Sirens are going off— Lu (@LuGamede) November 28, 2019Mall of Africa can confirm that the evacuation alarm was mistakenly activated. We apologise to shoppers and tenants who were inconvenienced by the incident. All shopping and entertainment services have resumed. Mall of Africa Centre Management— Mall Of Africa (@TheMallOfAfrica) November 28, 2019 With Black Friday specials attracting hordes of customers, one shopper said they had to leave their food and flee the mall while others were left confusedAfter we ran out of the mall and I even left my McDonald's order— Phumlani Masango (@nkazi123) November 28, 2019 Mall of africa? The pits. I went home ????— AfRo PoP LoVeR (@crioden_sa) November 28, 2019 I'm at #MallofAfrica and it's packed. We all want to get sumf for #BlackFriday— MercyFull (@Modiegi_Mercy) November 28, 2019The mall’s control room, when contacted by News24, however, said they were not aware of any alarms being sounded.