Wasafi media CEO, Diamond Platnumz. Has come out to speak on the punitive ban slapped on Wasafi TV by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority.
According to TCRA. Wasafi TV violated broadcasting regulations during the “Tumewasha Festival” after covering singer and socialite Gigy Money’s almost naked performance.
The controversial singer performed at Tumewasha Festival in Dodoma. While in a sheer bodysuit that gave revelers an unparalleled view of her body.
In result, Wasafi TV banned for six months.
“It’s against the communication and broadcasting regulations and therefore required to stop broadcasting with immediate effect and issue a public apology|. Said Kalungule.
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Speaking on Wasafi TV’s six month ban. Diamond Platnumz fired subliminal shots at TCRA’s acting director Johannes Kalungule.
Made veiled attack at TCRA’s acting director. Claims Kalungule is using his position to bring others down.
“Mwenyez Mungu amekupa nafasi ili nawe kuwapa wenzio fursa waweze kujikwamua kimaisha…. sio kila utaempa nafasi atakuletea Matokea Chanya ….Usihuzunike, kubaliana na hilo na uendelee kutoa Misaada, kuwapenda na kuwaheshimu wote 🙏🏼.” Diamond Platnumz Wrote on Instagram.
However, In September 2020. The authority, suspended another station owned by Bongo Flava star Naseeb Abdul. The suspension lasted for Seven days for violation of Communication regulations and airing offensive content.