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Smart shoe line has Bluetooth capabilities
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Move over Nike and make room for Keexs, an Africa-inspired unisex footwear brand and the first smart shoe in Africa that has a Bluetooth connection to your smartphone, tablet or laptop. Even more importantly, the new sneakers brand creates jobs and helps poor people in Nigeria. Nigerian entrepreneur Babajide “Jide” Ipaye created the new
 
Effort underway to increase minority homeownership
Thursday, April 20, 2017
RALEIGH – White residents in North Carolina are more than 50 percent more likely to own a home than minorities. That's according to the Corporation for Enterprise Development. Several groups have teamed up to try to reverse that trend - including the NAACP, the National Urban League and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers. Ron Cooper,
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
RALEIGH CHAMBER May 4, 8 to 10 a.m. – Education Forum, Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St. RSVP by April 26 to Katie Craig, 664-7063. SUMMIT Apprenticeship Durham Employer Summit is April 27, 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Durham Tech Community College, Wynn Center Multi-Purpose Room, Bldg. 10, 1637 E. Lawson St. RSVP by April 23 to
 

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