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.
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JOHANNESBURG Steinhoff said on Thursday that around 90 percent of creditors for several subsidiaries supported an agreement to hold off debt claims for three years, an important step in restructuring the scandal-hit South African retailer.
NELSPRUIT, South Africa Whether you like to squash it onto your toast in the morning, millennial-style, eat it to cut your cholesterol with healthy unsaturated oil, or moisturize your face with it - if you live in the West, you're probably rarely far from an avocado. | Video
JOHANNESBURG Marine salvage experts are floating a plan to tug icebergs from Antarctica to South Africa's drought-hit Cape Town to help solve the region's worst water shortage in a century.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa's Gold Fields will buy a near 50 percent share of Asanko Gold Inc's Ghana subsidiary and take a stake in the Canadian miner in a $202.6 million deal, it said on Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG Naspers is cutting its stake in lucrative Chinese investment Tencent by as much as 2 percent in a deal that could net the South African media and e-commerce group up to $11 billion.
PRETORIA South Africa aims to finalize revised plans for black ownership in the mining industry by the end of May, Minister of Mineral Resources Gwede Mantashe said on Tuesday, promising to deliver "policy certainty" to an industry worried about new costs.
JOHANNESBURG Tiger Brands has closed its factory in Pretoria where listeria was detected as South Africa faces the worst outbreak of the disease, which has killed 180 people since January 2017.
JOHANNESBURG The worst listeria outbreak on record is only in its early stages and will likely infect more people in South Africa and the region, health minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG South Africa said on Monday producers of cold meat products were to blame for delays in tracing the cause of the world's worst listeriosis outbreak, which has killed 180 people in the past year. | Video
JOHANNESBURG South Africa said on Monday producers of cold meat products were to blame for delays in tracing the cause of the world's worst listeria outbreak, which has killed 180 people in the past year. | Video