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Katharine Houreld

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

20 Aug 2017

Devolution gives Kenyans a taste of power as they vote governors out

NAIROBI As disputes raged over the presidential results from Kenya's election last week, a little-noticed democratic revolution blossomed in the layer of government directly underneath.

18 Aug 2017

Devolution gives Kenyans a taste of power as they vote governors out

NAIROBI As disputes raged over the presidential results from Kenya's election last week, a little-noticed democratic revolution blossomed in the layer of government directly underneath.

17 Aug 2017

Anti-poaching activist shot dead in Tanzania; motive unclear

NAIROBI A prominent conservationist who worked on high profile ivory smuggling cases has been shot dead in Tanzania, colleagues said on Tuesday, although the motive for the killing was unclear.

16 Aug 2017

Kenyan government suspends action against rights groups

NAIROBI The Kenyan government ordered the suspension of moves to shut down two rights groups that have raised concerns over last week's election, hours after authorities raided one of the group's offices.

15 Aug 2017

Kenyan government attempts to close down two rights groups

NAIROBI The Kenyan government is trying to shut down a rights group and a pro-democracy organisation who raised queries over last week's disputed presidential election, officials said on Tuesday, provoking international condemnation of the attempted closures.

15 Aug 2017

Kenya post-election deaths raise questions over police brutality

KISUMU/NAIROBI Kenya Six-month-old Samantha Pendo was sleeping with her mother when police in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya forced the wooden door open a crack, fired in teargas and battered the choking baby and her parents with batons, her parents said.

14 Aug 2017

Kenya post-election deaths raise questions over police brutality

KISUMU/NAIROBI Kenya Six-month-old Samantha Pendo was sleeping with her mother when police in the city of Kisumu in western Kenya forced the wooden door open a crack, fired in teargas and battered the choking baby and her parents with batons, her parents said.

13 Aug 2017

Pressure grows on Kenyan opposition to concede election defeat

NAIROBI Kenya was largely quiet on Sunday following violence in the aftermath of elections, as opposition leader Raila Odinga came under growing international pressure to concede defeat. | Video

13 Aug 2017

Kenya opposition leader defies pressure to concede defeat

NAIROBI Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called on Sunday for a strike to support his claim to the presidency and accused the ruling party of "spilling the blood of innocent people" as he brushed off growing pressure to concede election defeat. | Video

12 Aug 2017

At least eleven dead as post-election unrest erupts in Kenya

NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya Kenyan police have killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. | Video

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