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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

06 Sep 2017

Rwanda arrests supporters of jailed opposition figure

KIGALI Rwandan police have arrested supporters of jailed opposition figure Victoire Ingabire who they said were planning to join an armed group in a neighbouring country.

04 Sep 2017

Rwanda police arrest critic of president for forgery, tax evasion

KIGALI Rwandan police on Monday arrested Diane Shima Rwigara, a leading critic of President Paul Kagame, charging her with forgery and tax evasion.

30 Aug 2017

Critic of Rwandan president taken from home by police - brother

KIGALI The brother of a leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame said on Wednesday she had been taken from her home by police along with four family members, something police denied.

28 Aug 2017

Rwanda's Bank of Kigali to raise $60-100 mln by next year -CEO

KIGALI, Aug 28 Rwanda's Bank of Kigali plans to raise $60 million-$100 million by next year to expand its business and could list shares on an overseas bourse as part of the plan, its chief executive officer said.

18 Aug 2017

Rwanda's president strikes defiant note in inauguration

KIGALI Rwandan President Kagame struck a defiant tone in his inauguration speech on Friday after criticism by international rights bodies over his re-election this month.

05 Aug 2017

Rwanda's Kagame wins third presidential term by a landslide

KIGALI Incumbent leader Paul Kagame swept to a landslide victory in Rwanda's presidential election, securing a third term in office and extending his 17 years in power, final results showed on Saturday.

04 Aug 2017

Rwandan polls close in election tipped to hand Kagame third term

KIGALI Rwanda began counting votes on Friday in a presidential election widely expected to hand incumbent Paul Kagame a third term in office, extending his 17 years in power. | Video

02 Aug 2017

Rwandan candidate pledges retrial of jailed dissidents if elected

KIGALI Rwanda's Frank Habineza, the only registered opposition leader competing against President Paul Kagame in Friday's elections, pledged on Wednesday to retry political prisoners if he's elected.

31 Jul 2017

Rwanda's Kagame predicts clean sweep to third presidential term

KIGALI Rwandan President Paul Kagame, already in power for 17 years, predicted on Monday he would win overwhelming popular backing for a third term in elections this week, brushing off accusations of stifling political debate.

03 May 2017

Rwandan woman says poised to oppose Kagame in August poll

KIGALI An independent woman candidate announced on Wednesday she would challenge President Paul Kagame, joining two other candidates hoping to defeat him in August elections after 17 years in office.

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