Craig Timberg

Washington Post

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National technology reporter, and former Johannesburg Bureau Chief, for the Washington Post

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Fingerprints for identifying suspects is old news.  Now the US Supreme Court says law enforcement can make databases that include DNA.

Does Facial Recognition Technology Threaten Your Privacy?

Fingerprints for identifying suspects is old news.  Now the US Supreme Court says law enforcement can make databases that include DNA.

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The opposition to Zimbabwe's President has called for a general strike starting on Tuesday. Robert Mugabe says he won't attend a much-awaited summit with other African leaders.

Mugabe Snubs an Emergency Regional Summit

The opposition to Zimbabwe's President has called for a general strike starting on Tuesday. Robert Mugabe says he won't attend a much-awaited summit with other African leaders.

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After 55 years of disciplined unity, South Africa's ruling party is engaged in a bitter dispute over leadership, which could determine who will be the country's next president.  …

ANC Deeply Divided over Vote for New Party Leader

After 55 years of disciplined unity, South Africa's ruling party is engaged in a bitter dispute over leadership, which could determine who will be the country's next president.  …

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