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 South African exchange operator JSE launched an investigation on Monday into whether Steinhoff broke disclosure rules, heaping pressure on the retailer as it tries to contain an accounting scandal.
JOHANNESBURG Steinhoff International's shares crashed on Wednesday after it revealed "accounting irregularities" and its CEO quit, shocking investors who had backed the rapid reinvention of a South African furniture chain into an international retail empire. | Video
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JOHANNESBURG/DUBLIN Irish building materials firm CRH has made a cash bid for cement maker PPC , taking on South African rival Afrisam [AFRSMV.UL] and Switzerland's LafargeHolcim .
JOHANNESBURG MTN said on Tuesday that a $4.2 billion claim by Turkcell in a South African court over a disputed Iranian mobile phone license was "opportunistic" and "baseless", issuing the statement after filing a defense plea.
JOHANNESBURG Barclays Africa and Standard Bank said on Monday they would stop working with McKinsey, a further blow to the global consultancy as it faces allegations of bribery for work done with friends of South African President Jacob Zuma.
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JOHANNESBURG A South African broker and an energy investment firm fired KPMG on Tuesday, two of a host of local firms weighing whether to ditch the auditor to distance themselves from a scandal involving business friends of President Jacob Zuma.
STELLENBOSCH, South Africa A budget bank is booming in South Africa's economic slump, challenging the decades-long dominance of the "big four" lenders and prompting a price war that is driving down banking costs in a country where many people can't afford an account.
CAPE TOWN South African President Jacob Zuma survived an attempt in parliament to force him from office on Tuesday, but was left politically wounded after some members of his ruling African National Congress (ANC) party voted with the opposition. | Video