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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

18 Oct 2017

Kenyan election head: No guarantee vote will be free and fair

NAIROBI The head of Kenya's election commission said on Wednesday he could not guarantee next week's presidential election will be free and fair, citing interference from politicians and threats of violence against his colleagues.

17 Oct 2017

Kenya's Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat: deputy president

NAIROBI Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga decided not to stand in next week's presidential election to avoid defeat rather than for reasons of principle, the deputy president said on Tuesday.

12 Oct 2017

Kenya vote in balance as crisis deepens after Odinga quits

NAIROBI Kenya lurched deeper into political crisis on Wednesday as a court ruling and a parliamentary vote appeared to ease Uhuru Kenyatta's path to a second term as president, a day after his rival quit an election they were to contest. | Video

25 Sep 2017

Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines

NAIROBI/LONDON New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie.

24 Sep 2017

Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines

NAIROBI/LONDON New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie.

24 Sep 2017

Investors wary as Tanzania moves to assert more control over mines

NAIROBI/LONDON, Sept 24 New laws and a crackdown on mining firms in Tanzania has slowed fresh investment in what has long been seen as one of Africa's brightest mining prospects as companies assess the consequences of government efforts to claim a bigger slice of the pie.

14 Sep 2017

EU: spot checks show confusion, not conspiracy in Kenyan election

NAIROBI Observers found some technical problems but no evidence of vote-rigging in Kenya's presidential election last month, the European Union said on Thursday, based on random checks of tallies from polling stations.

12 Sep 2017

Opposition stays away as Kenyatta warns against 'destructive division'

NAIROBI Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta opened parliament on Tuesday by warning against divisive and destructive politics, while opposition lawmakers boycotted the legislature and rallied to demand the resignation of election officials.

08 Sep 2017

Kenya election campaigns turn personal after court orders fresh polls

NAIROBI The president calls the chief justice a cheat. A lawmaker denounces the head of the opposition as the devil and says he needs a whipping. The opposition leader accuses the president of making a public speech while drunk.

08 Sep 2017

Interview: Kenyan opposition chief Odinga to focus on corruption in election re-run

NAIROBI Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will make the mismanagement of last month's annulled presidential vote the focus of his new election campaign, linking it to a series of political scandals.

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