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ROGER BOKA: Affirmative Action Leader Boka Dies 

Jump to full article: Associated Press (AP), 1999-02-24

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Roger Boka, a leading African black empowerment advocate whose bank collapsed last year amid questionable practices, is dead at age 54.

Boka died aboard a private jet Sunday as it approached Harare's airport, his family said. His daughter, Rudo, said Boka was returning from the United States where he sought treatment. She would not specify the illness. . . He also headed a group of retail and tobacco marketing companies that were at forefront of a campaign for black advancement in business.

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