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Somalia: Civilians flee as African Union forces advance on al-Shabab stronghold west of Mogadishu. DRC: Responding to renewed fighting in eastern DRC, UN sends in more troops to protect civilians. Mali: Spokesman says the transitional government remains focused on organizing elections and resolving Tuareg rebellion in the north. Egypt: Turnout is lighter in the second and final day of voting for president. South Sudan: Archivists battle heat, humidity and termites to save documents relating to new country’s colonial past. Kenya: As mysterious disease hits bees in Europe and America, Kenya’s beekeepers are hoping their bees can fill the honey gap.