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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KIGALI The global airline industry has $1.2 billion (£916.6 million) blocked in nine dollar-strapped African countries, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Monday.
KIGALI A Rwandan court denied bail on Monday to a vocal critic of President Paul Kagame who was barred from running against him in an August election and later jailed on charges of incitement and forgery that are widely seen as politically motivated.
KIGALI The U.N. subcommittee on torture prevention has suspended a visit to Rwanda, citing obstructions imposed by the government that compromised its fact-finding mission.
KIGALI A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asked him to free her and her detained mother and sister as she stood in court on Monday charged with forgery and inciting insurrection.
KIGALI The mother and sister of a prominent critic of Rwanda's president said on Friday all three of them had been tortured and deprived of food as they were held in jail on charges of forgery and inciting insurrection.
KIGALI A prominent opponent of Rwandan President Paul Kagame pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of forgery and inciting insurrection and said she was being prevented from accessing her case file to chart her defence.
KIGALI A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame cannot plan her defence on charges of insurrection and forgery because prosecutors have denied access to her case file, her lawyer said on Monday.
KIGALI Rwandan authorities have charged a critic of President Paul Kagame with inciting insurrection and forgery after she was barred from challenging him in August elections, the public prosecutor's spokesman said on Wednesday.
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.
KIGALI Rwandan police on Monday arrested Diane Shima Rwigara, a leading critic of President Paul Kagame, charging her with forgery and tax evasion.
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