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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

24 Nov 2017

IMF credit to Chad delayed over Glencore oil debt

LONDON/N'DJAMENA Chad's stalled talks with Glencore on restructuring more than $1 billion in debt due to the trading firm has delayed the release of IMF funds for the struggling central African country until at least early next year, sources familiar with the matter said.

30 Oct 2017

Exclusive - Chad wants to cut off Glencore's oil supplies in debt row

N'DJAMENA/LONDON Chad is on a collision course with top creditor Glencore as it wants to divert oil from the Swiss trading house to U.S. energy company ExxonMobil from the new year amid a dispute over debt restructuring.

23 Mar 2017

Frenchman kidnapped near Chad border with Sudan's Darfur

PARIS/N'DJAMENA A Frenchman was kidnapped in Chad in a remote region near the border with Sudan's Darfur region early on Thursday, France's foreign ministry said.

21 Mar 2017

France's Le Pen focuses on terrorism in Chad leader visit

N'DJAMENA/PARIS French far-right leader Marine Le Pen met Chad's President Idriss Deby on Tuesday to discuss the two allies' cooperation in the fight against Islamist militants in Africa.

15 Aug 2016

Chad president appoints new ministers to tackle security, economic woes

N'DJAMENA Chad's president has appointed new ministers of defence, finance and oil, in a bid to address persistent insecurity and improve its faltering economy.

10 Apr 2016

Chad holds presidential election as Deby vies to extend rule

N'DJAMENA Chad voted in a presidential election on Sunday with incumbent Idriss Deby running for a fifth term in office, arguing that only his government can maintain stability in the face of a threat from Islamist militants.

23 Dec 2015

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch four strikes on Lake Chad area

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

23 Dec 2015

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch four strikes on Lake Chad area

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

23 Dec 2015

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch four strikes on Lake Chad area

N'DJAMENA/NIAMEY Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks over 24 hours on villages in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing at least seven people, security and administrative sources said on Wednesday.

22 Dec 2015

Central African rebel leader drops opposition to polls

N'DJAMENA A rebel leader in Central African Republic, who declared an autonomous state in territory under his control this month, said on Tuesday he has dropped his opposition to pivotal elections set for this weekend.

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