BOKA in bad books with Registrar

Taking over: The new BOKA committee
Taking over: The new BOKA committee

Botswana Karate Association’s (BOKA) troubles are mounting after it emerged the karate body had failed to submit audited financial statements to the Registrar of Societies (ROS). The association is also facing de-registration because it has nine members instead of the required 10.

According to a source, minutes from the June Annual General Meeting (AGM) were submitted to the ROS stating that the audited financial statements were available and shared with the members. It has also emerged that the amended BOKA constitution was not adopted by the general assembly.

BOKA interim public relations officer, Keorapetse Dube said the association has not complied with the Societies Act Chapter 18.01 since the annual returns for the year 2020–2021. He said two members were unconstitutionally expelled or suspended.

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