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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 Jan 2018

South Africa to target investment, graft under new ANC leader

EAST LONDON, South Africa South Africa wants to attract foreign investors to help it kick-start economic growth and will crack down on corruption, the new leader of the ruling African National Congress said on Saturday. | Video

12 Jan 2018

Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark

JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA African politicians and diplomats labelled U.S. President Donald Trump a racist on Friday after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries. | Video

12 Jan 2018

Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark

JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA African politicians and diplomats labelled U.S. President Donald Trump a racist on Friday after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries.

12 Jan 2018

Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark

JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA African politicians labeled U.S. President Donald Trump a racist on Friday after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries.

12 Jan 2018

Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark

JOHANNESBURG/LUSAKA African politicians labelled U.S. President Donald Trump a racist on Friday after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries.

10 Jan 2018

Zuma exit not discussed by South African ruling party, official says

EAST LONDON, South Africa The new leadership of South Africa’s ruling party did not discuss President Jacob Zuma's future on Wednesday, an official said, disappointing investors who hoped it would seek to remove him from power.

09 Jan 2018

Exclusive - Amplats reaches deal with South African tribal leader in community fund row

JOHANNESBURG A South African tribal leader has agreed to a more transparent structure for a 175 million rand (£10.4 million) community trust funded by Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) , a move that aims to curb unrest around the firm's most profitable mine.

21 Dec 2017

No clean sweep for South Africa's Ramaphosa in ANC race

JOHANNESBURG Cyril Ramaphosa may have won the race to be leader of the African National Congress, but he failed to decisively wrest control of South Africa's ruling party from President Jacob Zuma.

20 Dec 2017

South Africa's ANC calls for nationalizing central bank, land expropriation

JOHANNESBURG South Africa's ruling African National Congress has adopted a resolution calling for the nationalization of the central bank and land expropriation without compensation, a senior party official said on Wednesday.

14 Dec 2017

South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater to be No. 2 platinum miner with Lonmin buy

LONDON/JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Sibanye-Stillwater agreed to buy troubled miner Lonmin for about 285 million pounds ($382 million) to create the world's No. 2 platinum producer in a bid to ride out depressed prices for the metal.

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