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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 Feb 2018

Nigerian cinema fans celebrate 'Black Panther' release

LAGOS Film fans, actors and comic enthusiasts in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos have been flocking to screenings of Marvel superhero movie "Black Panther" which opened in Africa's most populous country this week. | Video

09 Feb 2018

Britain to add Nigeria's naira to list of accepted trade currencies

LAGOS Britain's export finance agency will add the naira to its list of "pre-approved currencies", allowing it to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses denominated in the local currency.

08 Feb 2018

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in London

LONDON/LAGOS A portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years has been found in a London flat and will be sold at an auction screened live in Lagos, allowing Nigerian art lovers to make bids direct from the West African mega-city. | Video

26 Jan 2018

Steinhoff scandal shows need for activist shareholding: JSE CEO

DAVOS, Switzerland An accounting scandal involving retailer Steinhoff has highlighted the need for more activist shareholding and more vigorous oversight by boards, the chief executive of South Africa's stock exchange operator said on Friday. | Video

25 Jan 2018

ANC leader says South Africa in new era as talk of Zuma exit grows

JOHANNESBURG/DAVOS The new leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Thursday the country had entered a new era under his leadership, in a fresh sign that Jacob Zuma's days as president are numbered.

25 Jan 2018

ANC leader says South Africa in new era as talk of Zuma exit grows

JOHANNESBURG/DAVOS The new leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Thursday the country had entered a new era under his leadership, in a fresh sign that Jacob Zuma's days as president are numbered.

25 Jan 2018

Unilever and consumer rivals raise bets on Nigeria

LAGOS With Africa's most populous country out of recession, and the wider region on the path to growth, the world's consumer goods companies are looking to cash in. | Video

24 Jan 2018

South Africa finance minister warns country will feel pain of tough budget

DAVOS, Switzerland South Africa's budget has involved making tough decisions to stabilize the country's debt and the country will feel some pain as a result, its finance minister said on Wednesday. | Video

24 Jan 2018

South Africa's new political certainty boosting rand: cenbank governor

DAVOS, Switzerland The appointment of a new leader of South Africa's ruling party has removed political uncertainty that contributed to the depreciation of the rand currency and has been welcomed by investors, the country's central bank governor said on Wednesday. | Video

24 Jan 2018

South Africa's new political certainty boosting rand -cenbank governor

DAVOS, Switzerland Jan 24 The appointment of a new leader of South Africa's ruling party has removed political uncertainty that contributed to the depreciation of the rand currency and has been welcomed by investors, the country's central bank governor said on Wednesday.

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