#BAAD2017, Apostle Suleman, Other Top 20 Viral Social Media Moments of 2017

[Premium Times] The year 2017 has been an interesting year so far. From goofs, controversies, to scandals, there was not one dull moment. For social media loving Nigerians, some personalities made the year an even more exciting year with their urge to …

[Premium Times] The year 2017 has been an interesting year so far. From goofs, controversies, to scandals, there was not one dull moment. For social media loving Nigerians, some personalities made the year an even more exciting year with their urge to share just about anything and everything online. Here, PREMIUM TIMES presents you top 20 viral social media moments of 2017 in no particular order

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari – Expect Major Facelift in Power, Rail, Roads Next Year

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration’s investment in infrastructure will see a major facelift across the country in power, rail and roads which have been scheduled to come on stream in 2018.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration's investment in infrastructure will see a major facelift across the country in power, rail and roads which have been scheduled to come on stream in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mutharika Says Malawi Economy Now Stable, Projects Growth of 6 Percent in 2018

[Nyasa Times] Malawian President Peter Mutharika has put a positive spin on the economy saying it is falling into the stable category from the negative when he took over power in 2014, projecting growth of 6 percent in 2018.

[Nyasa Times] Malawian President Peter Mutharika has put a positive spin on the economy saying it is falling into the stable category from the negative when he took over power in 2014, projecting growth of 6 percent in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

President-Elect George Weah Promises Pro-Poor Public Governance

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia’s President-elect, George Manneh Weah, has assured Liberians that transforming the lives of all Liberians would be the “singular mission and focus of my presidency”.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's President-elect, George Manneh Weah, has assured Liberians that transforming the lives of all Liberians would be the "singular mission and focus of my presidency".

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

State of Emergency Declared in North Kordufan and Kassala States

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher, issued, Saturday Republican Decree, declaring a six month-state of emergency in North Kordufn and Kassala states.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher, issued, Saturday Republican Decree, declaring a six month-state of emergency in North Kordufn and Kassala states.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hangman’s Job to Be Filled

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government will soon call for people to apply to be the state’s executioner in a country where employment is hard to find as Presidential adviser on local policies Hetherwick Ntaba is lobbying for the application of a death sentenc…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi government will soon call for people to apply to be the state's executioner in a country where employment is hard to find as Presidential adviser on local policies Hetherwick Ntaba is lobbying for the application of a death sentence to people convicted of murdering persons with albinism.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mutharika Says No State Capture in Asians Dominating Malawi Govt Procurement

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has denied the existence of state capture when he downplayed racial tensions, linked to the Malawian Asians’ economic dominance, saying he had no direct knowledge of corruption.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has denied the existence of state capture when he downplayed racial tensions, linked to the Malawian Asians' economic dominance, saying he had no direct knowledge of corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Breaking – Several Injured in Joburg Shopping Mall Roof Collapse

[News24Wire] An estimated 300 people were evacuated from Trade Route Mall in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, after large sections of the building’s roof collapsed during a huge downpour in the area.

[News24Wire] An estimated 300 people were evacuated from Trade Route Mall in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg, after large sections of the building's roof collapsed during a huge downpour in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa