Boomplay Music, Africa’s fastest growing music streaming and download platform,
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s channels, Loveworld News sanctioned by UK broadcast regulator, Ofcom, following the broadcast of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s unverified claim of 5G being the cause of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The founder of Loveworld Ministries had earlier before claimed that the outbreak of Coronavirus is part of the plan for installation of 5G technology and creation of a one world order. Hydroxychloroquine was also presented on the Christian network as a “cure” for Covid-19, without acknowledging that its effectiveness and safety as a treatment was clinically unproven, or making clear that it has potentially serious side effects.
In a statement released on Monday May 18, Ofcom stressed However given that the unauthentic claims in both these programmes were not sufficiently put into context, they risked undermining viewers’ trust in official health advice, with potentially serious consequences for public health, as viewer’s where not adequately protected from harmful contents in the news.
The statement read in parts;
“Loveworld News featured potentially harmful statements about the coronavirus pandemic and adequate protection was not provided to viewers. Additionally, statements were not presented with due accuracy.”
satellite in the UK, would be required to show a statement of the watchdog’s findings. The UK agency further stated that it is considering imposing further sanctions.
This is coming after London Live and radio station Uckfield FM were sanctioned for airing similar false claims without it being sufficiently challenged.