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Joe Brock

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 13 2018

Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe set to frustrate eager investors

HARARE A European investor's phone rings in a Harare restaurant and it's good news: an $80 million construction deal has been agreed with the Zimbabwean government. All that's needed now is a central bank guarantee letter. It never arrives.

Jul 09 2018

McKinsey overhauls South Africa office after graft scandal

JOHANNESBURG McKinsey has made sweeping changes to its South Africa business to try to rebuild its reputation following an ill-fated deal with friends of scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma.

Jul 08 2018

McKinsey's new boss apologises to S.Africans over corruption scandal

JOHANNESBURG, July 9 McKinsey's new global head will on Monday apologise to South Africans for work the firm did with friends of scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma, an ill-fated deal that tarnished the reputation of the world's biggest consultancy.

Jun 07 2018

South Africa's cities hold key to Ramaphosa's land plan

JOHANNESBURG South African father of nine Frank Mapara has been waiting nearly three decades to own a plot of land in the Johannesburg slum he calls home. | Video

May 22 2018

South Africa land reform unlikely to mean constitutional change: analysts

JOHANNESBURG South Africa looks likely to implement land redistribution under existing laws rather than by changing the constitution following a ruling party summit, in an approach more palatable to investors, analysts said on Tuesday.

Apr 30 2018

Beneath a baobab, Prince Harry and Meghan's love blossomed in Botswana

MAPULA LODGE, Botswana In an exclusive Botswana safari camp where Prince Harry took Meghan Markle on a romantic getaway last year, guests wake to the sound of doves cooing in the trees and hippos splashing in the serene waters of the Okavango Delta. | Video

Apr 30 2018

Beneath a baobab, Prince Harry and Meghan's love blossomed in Botswana

MAPULA LODGE, Botswana In an exclusive Botswana safari camp where Prince Harry took Meghan Markle on a romantic getaway last year, guests wake to the sound of doves cooing in the trees and hippos splashing in the serene waters of the Okavango Delta. | Video

Apr 20 2018

South Africa's Ramaphosa flies in to try and quell northern protests

MAHIKENG, South Africa South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa appealed for calm on Friday after flying into the northern city of Mahikeng to try to quell an outbreak of violent demonstrations.

Apr 19 2018

South Africa must tame Zambia's 'brutal regime', opposition leader says

JOHANNESBURG Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichelema accused President Edgar Lungu's government on Thursday of political killings, rights abuses and rampant corruption, calling on South Africa to intervene to restore calm.

Apr 17 2018

St Helena's cherished lifeline ship to return as anti-piracy armory

JOHANNESBURG The RMS St. Helena, Britain's last working postal ship, was for nearly three decades the main source of contact between one of humanity's remotest islands and the outside world.

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