With no regulation to check whether television stations in Ghana can show pornographic content, the Minister of Information has resorted to "begging".
Mustapha Hamid, the Information Minister, appealed to TV XYZ, Ice TV and Thunder TV to desist for showing highly sexualized movies.
Earlier, some individuals petitioned the National Media Commission to intervene and stop the aforementioned TV stations from showing porn.
However, after some investigations, the NMC stated that they could not strongarm the TV stations as they were no laws barring the transmission of sexualized movies.
And it looks like Mustapha Hamid is looking to appeal to the "consciences" of the TV station owners.
While speaking on the Accra-based TV3, Hamid revealed that the country is handicapped as there is no broadcasting law to curb the "menace".
He, however, stated that the NPP government is gearing up to introduce lawas that wull streamline what can and cannot be shown on TV.
"Hopefully when we get to the broadcasting law and we succeed in getting it passed, we will have proper regulation for what it is that people can broadcast and what it is that people cannot broadcast", he stated.
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