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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

11 Jun 2018

Kenya to publish draft data protection bill this month: minister

NAIROBI Kenya will publish a draft data protection law this month to create safeguards for personal data held by mobile phone-based lenders and others, Minister of Information, Communication and Technology Joe Mucheru said on Monday.

04 Jun 2018

Kenya Airways seeks to run main Nairobi airport to boost earnings

NAIROBI Kenya Airways is close to winning approval to run the country's main airport in Nairobi, looking to copy a model that has enabled rivals to overtake it, its chairman said on Monday.

28 May 2018

Kenyan regulator could force Safaricom to share agents' network

NAIROBI, May 28 Kenya's largest telecoms operator Safaricom could be forced to offer rivals access to its transmission sites and its vast network of mobile money outlets if a draft regulatory report on boosting competition in the sector is implemented.

14 May 2018

TPG invests $47.5 mln in Kenyan digital payments firm Cellulant

NAIROBI, May 14 Private investment firm TPG has paid $47.5 million to acquire an unspecified stake in Kenyan digital payments firm Cellulant, which operates in 11 African markets, both firms said on Monday.

11 May 2018

Kenya's top prosecutor orders dam disaster investigation

NAIROBI, May 11 Kenya's chief prosecutor on Friday ordered police to investigate a dam-burst on a commercial farm in the Rift Valley that killed dozens of people as a wall of water tore down a hillside, obliterating everything in its path.

09 May 2018

Kenya's Safaricom warns of price controls threat

NAIROBI Kenya's dominant telecoms operator, Safaricom , predicted strong profit growth this year due to an easing of political tensions and hit back at mooted regulatory proposals to control data and call prices.

20 Apr 2018

Kenya's Microsoft-backed Mawingu aims to triple broadband users

NAIROBI Mawingu Networks, a Microsoft backed Kenyan start-up using underutilized television frequencies, aims to triple rural broadband users in the next two years, its chief executive said.

15 Apr 2018

Bitter rivals' embrace shakes up Kenyan politics

NAIROBI A surprise handshake between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga has stirred up Kenyan politics as the long-time rivals set their sights on the 2022 elections.

10 Apr 2018

Telkom Kenya and Airtel seek merger to take on Safaricom - sources

NAIROBI Telkom Kenya plans to merge operations with Indian-owned Bharti Airtel's local unit as a first step to acquiring all of Airtel's assets, sources said on Tuesday, creating a stronger challenger to market leader Safaricom.

21 Mar 2018

Nestle provides lifeline for struggling Kenyan coffee farmers

KIRINYAGA, Kenya When Nestle executive Stephan Canz attended the German school in Nairobi in the early 1980s, it was surrounded by lush coffee farms.


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