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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 Aug 2018

As killing rise, aid workers confront era of growing risk

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Working in conflict zones for years does not make it any less frightening when armed militiamen storm the hospital you run, says Colette Gadenne of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).

17 Aug 2018

Tackling Ebola in Congo conflict zone an 'unprecedented' challenge

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A deadly Ebola outbreak in a conflict-hit area of the Democratic Republic of Congo poses an "unprecedented" challenge to health workers trying to access victims and contain the disease, medical charities said on Friday.

17 Aug 2018

Tackling Ebola in Congo conflict zone an 'unprecedented' challenge

DAKAR, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A deadly Ebola outbreak in a conflict-hit area of the Democratic Republic of Congo poses an "unprecedented" challenge to health workers trying to access victims and contain the disease, medical charities said on Friday.

02 Aug 2018

Growing wealth brings rise in deadly conflict in northern Ghana

ACCRA, August 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Agricultural development in northern Ghana is lifting people out of poverty, but researchers say progress has come at a deadly cost, worsening an age-old conflict between farmers and herders.

02 Aug 2018

Growing wealth brings rise in deadly conflict in northern Ghana

ACCRA, August 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Agricultural development in northern Ghana is lifting people out of poverty, but researchers say progress has come at a deadly cost, worsening an age-old conflict between farmers and herders.

30 Jul 2018

Former slave runs for office in Mauritania to fight for freedom

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Born into slavery and kept as a servant for 30 years, Haby Mint Rabah is now running for parliament in Mauritania to fight for freedom in a nation with one of the world's worst slavery rates.

27 Jul 2018

Attacks on aid workers rise in Central African Republic

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Armed groups are increasingly attacking aid workers in Central African Republic, obstructing delivery of life-saving supplies to people caught in conflict, the United Nations said on Friday.

26 Jul 2018

Chad health centers overwhelmed with spike in malnourished children

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children in feeding centers in Chad are sleeping two or three to a bed as hospitals struggle to cope with a spike in near-death malnutrition following drought, charities said on Thursday.

26 Jul 2018

Chad health centres overwhelmed with spike in malnourished children

DAKAR, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Children in feeding centres in Chad are sleeping two or three to a bed as hospitals struggle to cope with a spike in near-death malnutrition following drought, charities said on Thursday.

25 Jul 2018

MTV takes AIDS fight to Africa via drama

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A popular MTV drama series that teaches young people about sexual health in Africa is expanding to showcase innovations in HIV prevention, the television network said on Wednesday.

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