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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

19 Jul 2018

Rwandan police dismiss claim of rebel incursions on southern border

KIGALI Rwandan police denied on Wednesday that a militant group that says it aims to topple President Paul Kagame was behind attacks along the country's southern border with Burundi.

27 Jun 2018

Volkswagen opens Rwanda's first car plant

KIGALI Rwanda's first domestically built car rolled off the assembly line at Volkswagen's new factory in Kigali on Wednesday as Europe's biggest carmaker taps into demand for ride-sharing to expand in the region.

26 Jun 2018

Soccer: Rwanda tells Europeans Arsenal sponsorship 'none of their business'

KIGALI Rwanda has defended its multi-million dollar deal to sponsor the Arsenal soccer team, telling politicians from European donor countries it was "none of their business".

24 May 2018

Trump versus Rwanda in trade battle over used clothes

KIGALI/ABIDJAN Early last year, weeks after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the U.S. Trade Representative.

03 May 2018

Rwanda police arrest 23 Congolese refugees after violence in camp

KIGALI Rwandan police arrested 23 Congolese refugees after officials visiting their camp were pelted with stones, authorities said after two days of clashes in which one refugee died.

01 May 2018

Police fire teargas at refugees in camp in western Rwanda

KIGALI Rwandan police fired teargas on Monday at refugees and injured at least one child after senior police officers and government officials visiting their camp were pelted with stones, the refugees said.

28 Apr 2018

Africa's democratic 'laggards' must listen to calls for change: Liberia’s Johnson Sirleaf

KIGALI African leaders resisting "democratic transformation" must heed their citizens' calls for change, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Saturday after receiving an award aimed at promoting good leadership on the continent.

28 Mar 2018

Rwanda auctions assets belonging to jailed critic of President Kagame

KIGALI Rwandan authorities on Wednesday sold assets belonging to the family of a woman who was barred from standing against President Paul Kagame at an election last year and then jailed pending trial for alleged incitement to insurrection.

22 Mar 2018

Nigeria keen to ensure Africa trade bloc good for itself: president

KIGALI Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy, signaled its opposition to a continental free trade zone, saying it would defend its own businesses and industry. | Video

23 Feb 2018

Five refugees killed, 20 injured, in Rwanda camp food protest: police

KIGALI At least five refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda when a protest over a cut in food rations turned violent, Rwandan police said on Friday. Seven policemen were also injured.


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