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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

Jul 25 2017

Demolitions gather pace in the heart of the Ethiopian capital

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ababaker sat in his car staring through the window at the remains of his family business across the road.

May 16 2017

Trafficked into slavery: The dark side of Addis Ababa's growth

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was the promise of education in Addis Ababa that led 11- year-old Embet to take the fateful decision to leave home.

May 03 2017

Ethiopia's deadly rubbish dump landslide sparks landrights battle

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aworar Meka had been living and working at the Reppi rubbish dump in Addis Ababa for only one month when tragedy struck.

Apr 06 2017

Multi-million dollar deal for Somaliland's historic port sparks land rush

BERBERA, Somaliland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The land along the road into Berbera is barren and empty. Somaliland's small, rusty Gulf of Aden port which for centuries made the town prosperous rises suddenly out of the ground as the road hits the coast.

Apr 04 2017

Multi-million dollar deal for Somaliland's historic port sparks land rush

BERBERA, Somaliland (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The land along the road into Berbera is barren and empty. Somaliland's small, rusty Gulf of Aden port which for centuries made the town prosperous rises suddenly out of the ground as the road hits the coast.

Mar 08 2017

Can a failed Rwandan housing project offer lessons for the future?

KIGALI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Marie-Claire Kayeze sat in front of her home, surrounded by her seven children, clutching a letter.

Mar 02 2017

No work means Ethiopia is no home for refugees - report

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ban on Eritrean refugees working in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reduce illegal “secondary” migration, with tens of thousands risking violence and drowning in pursuit of a better life, the Overseas Development Institute said on Thursday.

Mar 01 2017

In Rwanda, red cross spells demolition

KIGALI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Last summer, former Rwandan army soldier Twagiramungu Theoneste returned to his Kigali home and found a red cross daubed on the front wall.

Jan 11 2017

Recycling army in Ethiopian capital fear livelihoods at risk as city modernizes

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every morning as Addis Ababa wakes up, thousands of men roam the city streets collecting all kinds of recyclable waste, from plastic and clothing to fridges and electrics.

Dec 08 2016

African governments urged to help 3.5 million people uprooted from their homes in 2015

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As many as 3.5 million people in Africa were uprooted from their homes in 2015 due to conflict and natural disasters and left stranded in their own country, with many governments overlooking this growing problem, according to a report released on Friday.

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