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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.

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06 Jul 2018

Congo faces $20 mln arbitration claim over failed farming project

DAKAR, July 5 A South African company said on Friday that it had filed for arbitration against Democratic Republic of Congo's government, seeking to recover nearly $20 million it says it is owed from a failed agriculture project.

09 Jun 2018

Glencore faces additional legal challenge over Congo mine

DAKAR A Congolese-American businessman is seeking more than $1 billion in a Congo court from two Glencore executives and their ex-partner in a copper and cobalt mine, saying they defrauded him when he relinquished his shares, a court document showed.

09 Jun 2018

Glencore faces additional legal challenge over Congo mine

DAKAR, June 8 A Congolese-American businessman is seeking more than $1 billion in a Congo court from two Glencore executives and their ex-partner in a copper and cobalt mine, saying they defrauded him when he relinquished his shares, a court document showed.

31 May 2018

U.N. fires Central Africa legal adviser who accused peacekeepers of massacre

DAKAR The U.N. mission in Central African Republic has fired one of its lawyers after he accused Rwandan peacekeepers of massacring 30 civilians in the capital last month and said they could be investigated.

25 May 2018

Fear and suspicion hinder Congo medics in Ebola battle

DAKAR With more than twice as many Ebola outbreaks as any other country since the virus was discovered in 1976, Congolese are familiar with its destructive power, yet fear and suspicion of medical authorities are still hindering efforts at containment. | Video

21 Jun 2018

Africa's green revolution stumbles at Congo project to solve food shortages

DAKAR In 2014, Democratic Republic of Congo officials trumpeted the launch of a sweeping initiative they said would solve food shortages in one of the world’s poorest countries.

04 May 2018

Congo government makes no major concessions to major miners -draft

NEW YORK, May 4 The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has made no substantial concessions to major miners demanding changes to a new mining code they say will discourage investment, according to a draft document seen by Reuters on Friday.

03 May 2018

Glencore's Congo mining conundrum

LONDON/DAKAR Miner and commodities trader Glencore is embroiled in a legal tangle over its copper and cobalt operations in Democratic Republic of Congo, where conflict and changes to regulations have deterred many mining firms.

03 May 2018

EXPLAINER-Glencore's Congo mining conundrum

LONDON/DAKAR, May 3 Miner and commodities trader Glencore is embroiled in a legal tangle over its copper and cobalt operations in Democratic Republic of Congo, where conflict and changes to regulations have deterred many mining firms.

24 Apr 2018

Congo's state miner seeks to dissolve Glencore venture over debts

DAKAR Congo's state miner Gecamines is starting legal proceedings to dissolve its Kamoto copper and cobalt joint venture with a subsidiary of Glencore, blaming the commodities giant for high debts that have weighed on the mine for more than 10 years.

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