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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

17 Oct 2017

McKinsey 'embarrassed' by failings in South Africa scandal

JOHANNESBURG McKinsey said on Tuesday it was embarrassed by errors it made while working with South African utility Eskom on a 1.6 billion rand ($120 million) contract that is being investigated by parliament and police over allegations of fraud.

04 Oct 2017

Exclusive: U.S. risk managers advised South African utility to stop paying McKinsey

JOHANNESBURG A U.S. risk management firm advised South Africa's state energy utility last year to withhold tens of millions of dollars in payments for advice from McKinsey, because the global consultancy's "very unusual" payment model allowed it to charge fees in excess of market rates.

04 Oct 2017

EXCLUSIVE-US risk managers advised S.African utility to stop paying McKinsey

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 4 A U.S. risk management firm advised South Africa's state energy utility last year to withhold tens of millions of dollars in payments for advice from McKinsey, because the global consultancy's "very unusual" payment model allowed it to charge fees in excess of market rates.

16 Sep 2017

KPMG's South Africa bosses purged over Gupta scandal

JOHANNESBURG Global auditor KPMG cleared out its South African leadership en masse on Friday after damning findings from an internal investigation into work done for businessmen friends of President Jacob Zuma.

13 Sep 2017

Exclusive: McKinsey ignored staff warnings in South Africa Gupta scandal, ex-employees say

JOHANNESBURG Global consultancy McKinsey, facing parliamentary hearings in South Africa over payments to a firm controlled by a billionaire family, ignored suspicions raised over several years by local senior staff that companies it worked with were set up to steer state contracts, two former employees said.

05 Sep 2017

Some white farmers still hope to return to Zimbabwe

HARARE/JOHANNESBURG Some of the thousands of white Zimbabwean farmers evicted from their land in the early 2000s by President Robert Mugabe's supporters continue to hold out hopes of one day receiving compensation and returning to the country.

05 Sep 2017

Special Report: Behind the scenes, Zimbabwe politicians plot post-Mugabe reforms

HARARE/JOHANNESBURG In January, a photograph appeared in Zimbabwe's media showing Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa enjoying drinks with a friend. In his hand was a large novelty mug emblazoned with the words: "I'M THE BOSS."

05 Sep 2017

Some white farmers still hope to return to Zimbabwe

HARARE/JOHANNESBURG Some of the thousands of white Zimbabwean farmers evicted from their land in the early 2000s by President Robert Mugabe's supporters continue to hold out hopes of one day receiving compensation and returning to the country.

05 Sep 2017

Some white farmers still hope to return to Zimbabwe

HARARE/JOHANNESBURG Some of the thousands of white Zimbabwean farmers evicted from their land in the early 2000s by President Robert Mugabe's supporters continue to hold out hopes of one day receiving compensation and returning to the country.

29 Aug 2017

South Africa's Dlamini-Zuma bristles at claims of inside help from Zuma

JOHANNESBURG South African veteran politician and anti-apartheid activist Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said on Tuesday it was "offensive" to suggest her ex-husband, President Jacob Zuma, would have a hand in promoting her political career.

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