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Kwasi Kpodo

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

12 Jun 2018

Africa must tackle graft to lift world standing - Anas

ACCRA The undercover Ghanaian journalist who filmed football officials appearing to take bribes said on Monday that African football will continue to be held back on the world stage unless corruption is tackled more vigorously.

07 Jun 2018

Ghanaians in uproar at alleged soccer bribes documentary

ACCRA Hundreds of Ghanaians on Wednesday trooped to Accra to watch alleged acts of bribery involving soccer officials, including the head of the country's football association, captured on video demanding kickbacks.

31 May 2018

Ghana gold miners say welcome new government export tests

ACCRA Gold mining giants in Ghana such as Newmont, Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti welcome new government tests to certify the value of their exports, the main industry association said on Wednesday.

31 May 2018

Ghana gold miners say welcome new government export tests

ACCRA, May 30 Gold mining giants in Ghana such as Newmont, Gold Fields and AngloGold Ashanti welcome new government tests to certify the value of their exports, the main industry association said on Wednesday.

11 May 2018

Ghana sells $2 bln Eurobonds at issuer-favoured yield -sources

ACCRA, May 10 Ghana sold $2 billion worth of dual-tranche Eurobonds with 10- and 30-year maturities on Thursday and it will pay issuer-desired yields, government and transaction sources said.

08 May 2018

IMF warns of rising African debt despite faster economic growth

ACCRA Sub-Saharan African nations are at growing risk of debt distress because of heavy borrowing and gaping deficits, despite an overall uptick in economic growth, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

06 Apr 2018

Ghana president says plan to host U.S troops will bolster regional peace

ACCRA Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo defended his government's approval of expanded military cooperation with the United States on Thursday, saying that it would enhance peace efforts in West Africa.

28 Mar 2018

Ghanaians protest over expanded military co-operation deal with U.S

ACCRA Thousands of people protested in Ghana's capital Accra on Wednesday against the expansion of its defence cooperation with the United States, in a rare public display of opposition to the growing foreign military presence in West Africa.

24 Mar 2018

Ghana votes to host U.S. military; opposition boycotts vote

ACCRA Ghana's parliament on Friday night ratified a deal granting "unimpeded" access to the United States to deploy troops and military equipment in the West African nation in a vote boycotted by the opposition, legislators said.

27 Feb 2018

Ghana to tighten controls on gold exports to protect revenues

ACCRA, Feb 27 Ghana will certify the value of gold exports as part of efforts to tighten controls on the sector to ensure the state receives the revenues it is due, the vice president said on Tuesday.

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