Those affected by the ban will not be allowed to do music for a period of six months The government is doing this to protect their morals and values as a society
According to trending reports, the government of Tanzania through its Music Regulatory Board, popularly Known as BASATA, has banned posting of indecent photos on social media.
Those affected by the ban include musicians like Gigy Money, Pretty Kind, Model Sanchoka, Video Vixen Amber Lulu among others.
According to the executive secretary of the Board, those affected by the ban will not be allowed to do music for a period of six months.
Actress Susan Michael aka Pretty Kind was the first one to be summoned by the Magufuli’s government for posting nude photos on Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat.
Other models, Sonchoka, Amber Lulu, Gigy money have also been summoned to appear before the Music Regulatory board to explain their acts.
“An artist ought to have decent dressing in his/her work. An artist needs to be registered in order to do music in Tanzania and in a case where he/she goes against the laws of decent dressing, then he/she shall be banned from doing music for a period of not less than six months” said Executive secretary of the Board Mr. Muingereza
According to a statement by Tanzania Assistant Minister of Information, Culture and Arts, Ms Juliana Shonza, the government is doing this to protect their morals and values as a society