Diamond Platinumz radio station Wasafi FM has been banned for 7 days over the use of abusive language.
The ban which commences on 12th September, was slapped by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) after they were found to have violated the regulations.
It is alleged by the authority that the offense was committed on August 1st and 4th respectively when two of their shows dubbed Switch and Mashamsamu used abusive language contrary to the law.
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Mr. James Kilaba the Director of TCRA also ordered Wasafi FM to offer an apology by latest today 11th September before they begin the ban.
Other media stations to have been banned before for the seven days include Clouds TV and FM earlier this year.
“The Communications Authority (TCRA) has banned Wasafi FM for seven days starting tomorrow up to September 18th, 2020. TCRA has ordered the station to apologize to the public today, for violating broadcasting regulations through its Mashamsham and The Switch programs.” Said Tanzania Updates.