JUST AS Sudan was moving towards democracy, its generals have overthrown the civilians—again. We look at why the country is a powder keg, and why coups in Africa are on the rise. Ecuador declared a state of emergency last week over a wave of violent crime. It’s just one of several headaches for Guillermo Lasso, the country’s president. And we explain why you have an accent in a foreign language. Runtime: 22 min

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