The Tanzanian Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has suspended Diamond Platnumz Wasafi FM radio for airing obscene information and violating communication regulations.

The ban that has been slapped on Diamond Platnumz’s Wasafi Fm radio station was passed by TCRA’s director general James Kilaba during a press conference on Friday.

TCRA’s director explained that the station committed the offense on August 1st, between 8pm and 5pm and on August 4th, between 10am and 12pm during two programs the ‘Switch’ and ‘Mashamsamu’ where the presenters contravened regulations of the Electronic and Postal Communications Act and didn’t take into account the interests of the public particularly children and the youth.

The punishment on Wasafi FM follows in the heels of Cloud FM and TV which a month ago were recently banned for seven days for publishing content that was contrary to the regulations.

KWA KUTII AGIZO LA MAMLAKA YA MAWASILIANO TANZANIA (TCRA) @tcra_tanzania , UONGOZI WA WASAFI FM UNAOMBA RADHI KWA MAMLAKA YA TCRA PAMOJA NA WATANZANIA KWA VIPINDI VYETU THE SWITCH NA MASHAM SHAM KWA KUKIUKA KANUNI NA TARATIBU ZA UTANGAZAJI KWA KUTUMIA LUGHA ISIYO SAHIHI KWENYE VIPINDI HIVYO.

TUMEPOKEA KWA UNYENYEKEVU ADHABU KUTOKA MAMLAKA YA MAWASILIANO (TCRA) NA KWA DHATI KABISA TUNAOMBA TENA RADHI, HIVYO HATUTOKUWA HEWANI KUANZIA SASA MPAKA SEPTEMBA 18

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