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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

19 Sep 2017

Health workers race to contain cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which is sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram, amid a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of people against the disease.

19 Sep 2017

Health workers race to contain cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria

DAKAR, Sept 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Health workers in northeast Nigeria said on Tuesday they were striving to contain a cholera outbreak which is sweeping through camps for those uprooted by Boko Haram, amid a drive to vaccinate hundreds of thousands of people against the disease.

19 Sep 2017

Brushing off abuse, Sierra Leone's female football chief seeks second term

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - She has been called a prostitute by her peers, manhandled in public and received countless death threats, but Sierra Leone's football chief Isha Johansen refuses to buckle in pursuit of her goal of developing women's and girls football across Africa.

15 Sep 2017

Mobile money sent to hundreds of families hit by Sierra Leone mudslide

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Money is being sent via mobile phone to hundreds of families who survived a deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown last month, the United Nations said on Friday.

15 Sep 2017

Nigeria's anti-Boko Haram vigilantes vow to stop using children

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A volunteer vigilante group which formed to support Nigerian forces in the fight against Boko Haram signed a U.N.-backed agreement on Friday to root out any children from its ranks.

15 Sep 2017

Rising violence in Central African Republic uproots record 1.1 million

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A record number of people - more than 1.1 million - have been uprooted in Central African Republic by spiraling violence between armed groups which threatens to plunge the country back into full-blown conflict, the United Nations said on Friday.

14 Sep 2017

UN investigating leaked sex abuse complaints in Central African Republic

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations said on Thursday it was looking into allegations that complaints of sexual abuse and exploitation made against its peacekeepers in the conflict-torn Central African Republic were mishandled or unreported.

07 Sep 2017

British brain trust launches fight on slavery using satellites and technology

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From mapping slave labor from space to exploring links between human trafficking and environmental destruction, experts are joining forces at a British university to tackle modern slavery on multiple fronts to end the ever-evolving crime by 2030.

06 Sep 2017

Watch out Wonder Woman: Nigeria's Chibok girls inspire Marvel's new superhero

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Move over Captain America and watch out Wonder Woman, here comes Ngozi: a teenage superheroine inspired by Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok girls who fights evil in Lagos, marking a new chapter in diversity for Marvel Comics.

06 Sep 2017

Watch out Wonder Woman: Nigeria's Chibok girls inspire Marvel's new superhero

LONDON, Sept 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Move over Captain America and watch out Wonder Woman, here comes Ngozi: a teenage superheroine inspired by Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok girls who fights evil in Lagos, marking a new chapter in diversity for Marvel Comics.

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