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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

Aug 20 2018

Morocco reinstates compulsory military service for under-25s

RABAT Morocco's ministerial council on Monday approved a draft law reinstating compulsory military service for young men and women for the first time since 2006, the Royal Cabinet said in a statement.

Aug 15 2018

Morocco needs more reforms before new currency liberalisation, bankers say

CASABLANCA/RABAT, Morocco, Aug 15 Morocco has managed to keep its currency stable since introducing a more flexible foreign exchange system, but broader reforms are necessary to boost investment before taking the next step in liberalisation, bankers say.

Aug 09 2018

Blockchain firm Soluna to build 900MW wind farm in Morocco: CEO

RABAT Blockchain company Soluna plans to build a 900-megawatt wind farm to power a computing center in Dakhla in the Morocco-administered Western Sahara, its chief executive John Belizaire said in an interview.

Aug 03 2018

One in three Moroccan graduates jobless in slack economy: planning chief

RABAT One in three Moroccan university graduates cannot find a job due to slow economic growth, under-investment and an education system that fails to develop employable skills, the kingdom's planning chief said in an interview.

Jul 26 2018

China's Citic Dicastal to produce aluminum car wheels in Morocco

RABAT China's Citic Dicastal will invest 350 million euros in building two aluminum car wheel factories in northern Morocco, Morocco's industry, trade and investments ministry said, joining a string of foreign car component-makers setting up in the country.

Jul 15 2018

Tens of thousands protest in Morocco over jailed Rif activists

RABAT Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday to demonstrate against the jailing of leaders of a protest movement in the predominantly Berber region of Rif.

Jul 15 2018

Tens of thousands protest in Morocco over jailed Rif activists

RABAT Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday to demonstrate against the jailing of leaders of a protest movement in the predominantly Berber region of Rif.

Jul 10 2018

SDX Energy Morocco revenues should quadruple in next three years -CEO

RABAT, July 10 North Africa-focused oil and gas company SDX Energy, expects its revenues from Morocco to quadruple in the next three years as it expands gas production, its CEO said.

Jul 08 2018

Spanien wird zum Eingangstor für Migranten aus Afrika

- von Sonya Dowsett und Ahmed Eljechtimi und Gabriela Baczynska

Jul 07 2018

Spain emerges as EU's new weak link for Africa migration

TARIFA, Spain/RABAT/BRUSSELS Spain has become the new main entry point for asylum-seekers fleeing Africa, an influx that European Union officials fear could exacerbate political tensions across the region over migration.

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