Zambia ’ s broadcasting regulator on Tuesday ordered Africa ’ s biggest television operator , Multichoice, to suspend a reality show for allegedly promoting homosexuality .
The Independent Broadcasting Authority said Multi Choice Zambia , a unit of the South Africa – based television operator , should immediately suspend the “Lusaka Hustle ’’ reality show on its Zambezi Magic on the DSTV platform .
According to the regulator, this follows public outcries that the show promoted a lifestyle contrary to Zambia ’ s values and culture .
“ The Authority has received several comments from the public concerning the shows in question .
“ And as such , has directed Multichoice Zambia to withdraw the ‘ Lusaka Hustle ’ reality show in public interest , ’’ IBA Director General , Josephine Mapoma, said .
On Sunday, Minister of National Guidance and Religious Affairs Godfridah Sumaili asked the television operator to suspend the reality show which was launched in January.