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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 10 2018

Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

HARARE Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Nelson Chamisa, filed a court challenge on Friday against President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory, halting Mnangagwa's planned Sunday inauguration. | Video

Aug 09 2018

Zimbabwe opposition leader charged over post-election violence

HARARE Zimbabwe's former finance minister and opposition leader Tendai Biti appeared in court on Thursday to be charged with stoking post-election violence in a case watched around the world as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's treatment of opponents.

Aug 08 2018

Senior Zimbabwe opposition leader Biti detained at Zambian border

HARARE Former Zimbabwean finance minister and opposition politician Tendai Biti has been detained by police as he tried to cross the border and seek asylum in neighboring Zambia, his lawyer said on Wednesday. | Video

Aug 07 2018

Zimbabwe court bails opposition members accused of post-election violence

HARARE A court in Zimbabwe on Tuesday freed on bail 27 opposition supporters arrested last week on accusations of fomenting violence in the aftermath of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory over Nelson Chamisa.

Aug 06 2018

Zimbabwe opposition says supporters abducted as 27 appear in court

HARARE Zimbabwe's main opposition said on Monday security forces were abducting its members in night raids to intimidate the party and stop it challenging President Emmerson Mnangagwa's win in national elections. | Video

Aug 04 2018

Zimbabwe opposition members in court over post-election violence, victims buried

HARARE Twenty-seven members of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) appeared in a Zimbabwe court facing public violence charges on Saturday after six people were killed in post-election protests that were met by a military crackdown. | Video

Aug 03 2018

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa promises probe of post-election killings, urges unity

HARARE President Emmerson Mnangagwa urged Zimbabweans to unite on Friday after he was declared the first elected head of state since Robert Mugabe's removal from power, but the opposition leader insisted he had won and pledged to challenge the result. | Video

Aug 02 2018

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa wins first post-Mugabe election

HARARE Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief installed after Robert Mugabe's removal in a coup in November, was elected on Thursday after a poll marred by the deaths of six people in an army crackdown on opposition protests. | Video

Aug 01 2018

Three killed as Zimbabwe troops, protesters clash after vote

HARARE Zimbabwe police said three people were killed in Harare on Wednesday as soldiers dispersed stone-throwing opposition supporters who accused the ruling party of trying to rig Monday's presidential election. | Video

Aug 01 2018

Krawalle nach Verkündung von Wahlergebnissen in Simbabwe

Harare Nach der Bekanntgabe von Zwischenergebnissen der Wahlen in Simbabwe sind in der Hauptstadt Harare Krawalle ausgebrochen.


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