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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

13 Sep 2017

Kenya businesses prepare for short-term slowdown amid fresh elections

NAIROBI, Sept 13 It's much easier to snag a seat in Nairobi's popular Strollers bar these days - a problem that manager Stephen Ngatia partly blames on Kenyan consumers hoarding their money during the turbulent election period.

08 Sep 2017

Kenyan ride-hailing app Little looks to raise funds in 2018

NAIROBI Kenyan taxi-hailing firm, Little, which has a partnership with telecoms operator Safaricom, plans to scout for an investor in Silicon Valley next year to help it expand across Africa, its chief executive said.

31 Aug 2017

Kenyan ruling party to use huge parliament majority for economic boost

NAIROBI Kenya's ruling Jubilee party plans to use its majority in both houses of parliament to push for austerity in government and fund infrastructure projects like railways, a top party official said on Thursday.

24 Aug 2017

Kenyan president chastises lawmakers for fighting pay cuts

NAIROBI Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta rebuked newly elected members of parliament on Thursday for resisting modest cuts to their salaries and perks, worth more than $10,000 a month, and said citizens were angry with extravagance in the government.

22 Aug 2017

Kenyan voters starting to shun handouts culture, says youngest MP

NAIROBI A 23-year-old university student, who broke the mold of Kenya's corrupt political system by getting elected to parliament after a campaign conducted on foot, says Kenyans are gradually learning not to choose leaders who simply buy their vote.

22 Aug 2017

Kenyan voters starting to shun handouts culture, says youngest MP

NAIROBI A 23-year-old university student, who broke the mould of Kenya's corrupt political system by getting elected to parliament after a campaign conducted on foot, says Kenyans are gradually learning not to choose leaders who simply buy their vote.

17 Aug 2017

Kenya Safaricom's M-Pesa business hit by election slowdown

NAIROBI Kenya's leading telecoms operator, Safaricom, suffered an estimated $3-4 million in lost revenue from its M-Pesa money transfer business in the past two weeks due a slowdown caused by a tense presidential vote, its chief executive said on Thursday.

16 Aug 2017

Kenyan opposition leader will go to Supreme Court over disputed election

NAIROBI Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Wednesday he would challenge last week's presidential election result in court, calming fears that further street protests by his supporters might lead to widespread violence. | Video

15 Aug 2017

Kenyan government attempts to close down two rights groups

NAIROBI The Kenyan government is trying to shut down a rights group and a pro-democracy organisation who raised queries over last week's disputed presidential election, officials said on Tuesday, provoking international condemnation of the attempted closures.

11 Aug 2017

Kenyan president re-elected, opposition rejects result

NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, results showed on Friday, setting off wild street celebrations by his supporters and protests in opposition strongholds in the capital and the west of the country.

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