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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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24 Jun 2017

Tens of thousands have fled violence in Congo Republic

BRAZZAVILLE More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last year, a joint U.N. and government statement said.

15 Apr 2016

Congo copter attacks displace civilians, destroy buildings, bishop says

BRAZZAVILLE Helicopter attacks against former militia fighters in southern Congo Republic have destroyed buildings and caused many residents to flee, a Catholic bishop said on Friday.

05 Apr 2016

Congo opposition calls on government to end 'war operations'

BRAZZAVILLE Seventeen people have died in clashes that erupted in the wake of President Denis Sassou Nguesso's disputed re-election, according to a government statement released on national television and radio on Tuesday.

04 Apr 2016

Gunbattles rock Brazzaville in wake of disputed Congo election

BRAZZAVILLE Gunbattles shook the capital of Congo Republic on Monday, shattering a relative calm that had followed President Denis Sassou Nguesso's re-election in a disputed vote last month.

24 Mar 2016

Congo's Sassou Nguesso wins re-election, opposition vows protests

BRAZZAVILLE Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has won a new five-year term with over 60 percent of the vote, the interior minister said on Thursday, but the opposition rejected the outcome, alleging fraud and calling for civil disobedience.

18 Mar 2016

Congo's Sassou Nguesso seeks first round knock-out in election

BRAZZAVILLE Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso on Friday urged voters to deliver a "knock-out blow" to opposition candidates in Sunday's election by giving him an outright majority that would extend his long rule.

18 Mar 2016

Congo's entrenched Sassou Nguesso seeks to extend presidency in poll

BRAZZAVILLE Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso will seek to extend his long years of rule in polls on Sunday, falling back on his stranglehold over national institutions and his image as a stabilising force to fend off festering discontent.

13 Feb 2016

Congo Republic ex-army chief to run in March presidential polls

BRAZZAVILLE A former army chief in Congo Republic on Saturday declared his intention to run against veteran President Denis Sassou Nguesso just a month ahead of presidential polls, in a challenge to one of Africa's longest ruling leaders.

28 Nov 2014

Cameroon frees Central African rebel chief in exchange for hostages

BRAZZAVILLE/BANGUI Cameroon has freed a rebel leader from Central African Republic after a group of 26 hostages including a priest were released by his faction, Congo Republic's president and a rebel spokesman said on Friday.

28 Nov 2014

Cameroon frees Central African rebel chief in exchange for hostages

BRAZZAVILLE/BANGUI Cameroon has freed a rebel leader from Central African Republic after a group of 26 hostages including a priest were released by his faction, Congo Republic's president and a rebel spokesman said on Friday.

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