Zambian Authorities Deport South African Pantless Dancer

South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu has reportedly been deported by Zambian authorities on Saturday. According to her promoter, the reason being her performance without under pants. .

In addition, the dancer was sent back after she landed in the morning at the Kenneth Kaunda International airport.However, it is said she had already been billed to perform at an album launch. .

“I can confirm that Zodwa has been deported back to South Africa by the immigration department.” Lucky Munakampe told AFP no reasons were given for her deportation. .
Additionally, Zambia’s religious affairs minister Godfridah Sumaili told AFP that Zodwa would not be allowed to perform in the country. .

“Zambia is a Christian nation where morality and ethics have to be followed. We don’t expect a woman to dance without underwear,” Sumaili said.
Secondly, the country is a largely conservative country where majority of its people practice Christianity. Furthermore, the censorship board neighbouring Zimbabwe barred Wabantu. The action came from a protest by a local actress over her performance at the annual carnival.

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